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2024 Season Productions
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Showtimes for the Lofte season productions are as follows:
Thursdays through Saturdays @ 7 PM
Sundays @ 2 PM

*Doors and concessions open 1 hour prior to show times

If you ha
ve questions about the content of these productions, please contact the box office.

Sunshine Express

By Sarah Quick

March 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31

Auditions: January 29 & 30 at 7 PM

Callbacks: January 31 at 7 PM

All Aboard the Sunshine Express, a coach bus tour that travels from Canada to Florida! Alan and Brenda are a middle-aged couple who have become disconnected and are in need of a change. When an aging relative gives them tickets on the Sunshine Express, they take a trip with a spirited group of seniors, each with a unique zest for life, and years of adventures to share and stories to tell. This delightful, feel-good story reminds us it's never too late to find sunshine in unexpected places.


Radium Girls

By D.W. Gregory

May 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12

Auditions: February 1 & 2 at 7 PM

Callbacks: February 3 at 2 PM

In 1926 radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches were all the rage—until the girls who painted these watches began to fall mysteriously ill. Radium Girls is a gripping story inspired by real events, following Grace Fryer, a courageous dial painter, in her fight for justice against her former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man, who couldn't fathom that the miraculous element responsible for shrinking tumors might be linked to his employees' illnesses. Experience the wry, unflinching, tale of the American obsession with health, wealth, and the commercialization of science in Radium Girls.


Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

Book by Linda Wolverton

July 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 August 1, 2, 3, 4

Auditions: May 20 & 21 at 7 PM

Callbacks: May 22 at 7 PM

"Tale as old as time..." This enchanting story follows the kind and bookish Belle as she discovers an enchanted castle inhabited by a Beast under a powerful spell. As their unlikely friendship deepens, Belle unravels the mysteries of the castle, and the Beast's curse, and learns that true beauty lies within. Join us for a magical journey of love, courage, and the transformative power of compassion in this beloved classic brought to life on stage. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature with songs from Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice.

Thursday Ticket Special: 

  • $12 tickets for Thursday performances of Beauty and the Beast (July 25th & August 1st)

  • Call the Lofte Box Office at (402) 234-2553 the day of the performance to reserve your tickets. Reservations for the $12 ticket price cannot be made sooner than "day of".


Escanaba in da Moonlight

By Jeff Daniels

September 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15

Auditions: May 27 & 28 at 7 PM

Callbacks: May 29 at 7 PM

This zany comedy takes you to the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where the Soady family gathers for their annual deer hunting tradition. But this year, things take a hilariously bizarre turn when thirty-five-year-old Reuben Soady, still an unsuccessful hunter, believes he's cursed! In a hunting story to beat all hunting stories, Escanaba in da Moonlight spins a hilarious tale of humor, horror, and heart as Reuben goes to any and all lengths to remove himself from the wrong end of the family record book.


Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo

By Ken Ludwig

October 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27

Auditions: July 29 & 30 at 7 PM

Callbacks: July 31 at 7 PM

George and Charlotte Hay are fading stars of the 1950s currently playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in Buffalo, New York. Personal and marital drama abounds when they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to see their matinee and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie! Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. This madcap comedy brings to light the chaos and magic of live theatre!


Dickens' Christmas Carol

By Mark Landon Smith

December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22

Auditions: October 14 & 15 at 7 PM

Callbacks: October 16 at 7 PM

From the bonny shores of England comes the Styckes-Upon-Thump Repertory Theatre Company, a stuffy old traveling troupe embarking on their fifteenth annual farewell tour of the Dickens' tale. Can the theatre troupe handle the egos of their actors, a precarious set, and constant costume changes, and still manage to redeem old Ebenezer Scrooge by Christmas Day? A fresh twist on the timeless tale, this comedy is a festive rollercoaster of humor, perfect for those seeking a jolly good time this holiday season!

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