Hickory Community Theatre annouces new season

HCT Spotlight“Les Miserables” the international musical blockbuster highlights the Hickory Community Theatre’s 65th Anniversary season, which runs September 13, 2013 to June 1, 2014.

In a statement announcing the season, HCT Artistic Director Pamela Livingstone said “We know “Les Mis” will get a lot of talk, but this is a very high profile season for us overall.”

“We are one of six community theaters in the nation tapped by the American Association of Community Theaters to produce one of the winning plays as part of the first AACT new play festival. That production goes on stage in January”.

“From February 28 to March 16 we are presenting “On Golden Pond” starring James Best and Norma Frank.”

“And you can’t forget ‘Spamalot’, ‘Willy Wonka’ or ‘Around the World in 80 Days’.   The

season is an embarrassment of riches.  To top it off, we’re also opening the newly renovated Jeffers Theatre!”

The announced season is as follows: on the Jeffers Theater Mainstage it’s “Spamalot, “Willy Wonka, Jr.”, The AACT New Play Fest Winner, “On Golden Pond”, and “Les Miserables”; in the Firemen’s Kitchen it’s “Around the World in 80 Days”, “ Trying”, and “The Lion in Winter”.

Season subscriptions start as low as $30 and go on sale May 16, 2013.  For subscription information, contact Christine Stinson, Administrative Director at (828) 327-3855 ext 102 or email christine@hickorytheatre.org.

HCT is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County.  Alex Lee, Inc. is producing “Les Miserables” and “On Golden Pond” is being produced by Catawba Valley Medical Center.  Robert Abbey, Inc. is one of the co-producers for the three show Firemen’s Kitchen series.  Additional producers for the remainder of the 2013-14 season are currently being sought.  Interested parties should contact John Rambo, Managing Director at (828) 327-3855 ext 103 or email john@hickorytheatre.org.

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