Tag: Sun Lakes Community Theatre

‘Beau Jest’ takes the stage this fall

Marcia Stevic Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s (SLCT) fall, 2017, play, Beau Jest, written by James Sherman, is a hilarious romantic comedy that was a phenomenal hit off-Broadway and became a movie, appearing in theatres in 2008! Sarah, a young, single Jewish woman with strong family ties, is dating a non-Jewish man whom she fears will…

Sun Lakes Community Theatre wins grant award!

Marcia Stevic Congratulations are in order for our very own Sun Lakes Community Theatre upon receiving our first competitive grant, the Community Investment Grant, from the Arizona Commission of the Arts. The grant will provide $5,000 to support theatrical productions, presentations and educational programs within SLCT. The highly-competitive Community Investment Grants are awarded to arts…

“The Hallelujah Girls” – huge success

Cast and production crew of Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s summer production, The Hallelujah Girls, directed by Linda Caton

Lots of tickets were sold, with two nights completely sold out! From the moment the stage lights came up, the audiences were mesmerized by the superb acting skills, unbelievable set, fantastic sound and lighting and great costumes. There was not a weak link in this production, and if you missed it, what a shame!

SLCT to host annual August Cool Down Social

Mid-August, when temperatures are way up and all of us are dragging, is a great time to get out of the heat for the afternoon and cool down at Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s annual Cool Down Social. If you are interested in joining our fun theatre group, or if you just want to find out…

“The Hallelujah Girls” tickets go on sale July 5

From left to right: sitting, Janine Schneck (Carlene), Ginger Henry (Mavis), Phyllis Novy (Nita); standing, Merrie Crawford (Bunny) and Diana Nelinson (Sugar Lee)

The Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s summer show, The Hallelujah Girls, begins on Sunday, July 23, with a matinee starting at 2:00 p.m. in the San Tan Ballroom. There will be no shows on Monday and Tuesday. The production opens again on Wednesday, July 26, through Saturday, July 29, in the San Tan Ballroom. These shows…

SLCT to meet February 9

Roger Edmonds The monthly SLCT meeting will be Thursday, February 9, at the San Tan Ballroom, in Cottonwood. Cocktails will start at 6:00 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will include an entertaining and insightful discussion about the totality of the theatre experience, led by Rod Hayward. Rod is, among…

SLCT’s “Aspirin and Elephants” March 21-25

Penny Petersen, Director

Marcia Stevic The Sun Lakes Community Theatre (SLCT) presents “Aspirin & Elephants,” by Jerry Mayer. A talented playwright, he also wrote for TV and some of our favorite shows including MASH and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Our delightful romantic comedy highlights the fascinating dynamics and challenges of family life and how family issues are often resolved.…

SLCT honors long-time members

Andrea Hummel Eighty-four members made the Sun Lakes Community Theatre Christmas party the best ever! Held at Palo Verde, with festive decorations made of local pinecones by Jo Birlin, the food and service were top notch. Something new this year was entertainment by T. A. Burrows, a professional singer, D.J. and celebrity impersonator. This festive…

Sun Lakes Community Theatre offers two acting classes

Two acting classes are being offered by Sun Lakes Community Theatre, beginning this January. Residents of Sun Lakes and SunBird are invited to attend either class. Beginning Acting will be offered on the following Saturdays: January 28, February 4 and February 11. Times are Noon-3:00 p.m. The location is Cottonwood, Room A-6. There are no…

Theatre announces cast for spring show

From left to right: Diana Nelinson, Jim Brown, Carole Hollar, Bob Rouleau, Roxanne Banta and Wes Davis

Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s spring show will be Aspirin and Elephants by Jerry Mayer. Prior to becoming a playwright, Mayer wrote for TV including episodes for The Bob Newhart Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and MASH. The one-liners in this play are every bit as good as in any of his TV episodes, and the characters…