Added Performance for A Grand Night for Singing!
Due to popular demand, we have added an extra performance for A Grand Night For Singing! In addition to our regularly scheduled Friday, Saturday, and Sunday shows, we have added a Sunday evening performance. This weekend is your last chance to see this fantastic show, so don’t miss it! Click the “purchase tickets” link above or visit www.jonesboroughtheatre.com for more info. See you this...
We are so pleased to welcome Jennifer Schmidt as the new Artistic Director for the JRT. Below is a wonderful piece from the Herald & Tribune that ran earlier this week. Click here to see the original article. Longtime JRT Actress Takes on Biggest Role Yet When Jennifer Schmidt stepped through the doors of the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre last week as JRT’s new artistic director,...
Come see "It's a Wonderful Life" at JRT
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Presents It’s A Wonderful Life Adapted by Doug Rand From the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling Directed by Alaska Reece Vance Performances: November 28th - December 16th Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 pm Saturdays at 2:00 & 7:30 pm Sundays at 2:00 pm TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! Call...
Hairspray is selling out fast
Get your tix 423-753-1010www.jonesboroughtheatre.com Remaining performances: Friday September 14 @ 7:30pm - SOLD OUT Saturday September 15 @ 2pm - Saturday September 15 @ 7:30pm - Sunday September 16th @ 2pm - Friday September 21st @ 7:30pm - Saturday September 22nd @ 2pm - Saturday September 22nd @ 7:30pm - Sunday September 23rd @ 2pm -
Hairspray Sold out opening night!
Opening Night for Hairspray is SOLD OUT thanks to the outstanding group of folks working on this FABULOUS show. Trust me this is one show you certainly do not want to miss!!! Get tickets now online at jonesboroughtheatre.com or by calling the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center at 423-753-1010 Hairspray remaining shows: Friday September 7th @ 7:30pm - SOLD OUT Saturday September 8th @...
HAIRSPRAY - Opens Sept 7
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Presents Hairspray The Broadway Musical Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Book by Mark O’Donnell & Thomas Meehan Based on the New Line Cinema film Written & directed by John Waters Directed by DeAnna Smith Music Direction by Dishon Smith Choreography by Roxanne Halford Performances September 7th - 23rd Fridays at...
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Presents Seussical...
By Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the works of Dr. Suess Performances June 20th and 21st @ 11am, 2pm and 7:30pm Seussical the Musical brings to life many of Seuss’s beloved characters.The show begins when the infamous Cat in the Hat draws a young boy into Seuss’s world, visiting the Jungle of Nool, McElligot’s Pool and Whoville. Meet Horton the Elephant who has two challenges,...
JRT Presents Annual 1940’s USO Show Directed by: Jennifer Schmidt Choreography by: Kristin Belisle Performances June 28 - June 29 at 8 pm June 30 and July 1 at 2 pm, 5 pm & 8 pm July 5 & 6th at 8 pm July 7 & 8 at 2 pm, 5 pm & 8 pm JRT’s productions of the USO are portrayed as live radio broadcasts. People of the 40s clung to their...
June at JRT
Lot’s going on in June at JRT!!! This weekend is the FINAL WEEKEND of Tom Sawyer! Don’t miss it! Summer Actor Training Program with The Drifting Theatre begins this Monday! (June 4th) Did you want to register? We still have room! Show up Monday at 9am and you can complete your registration on the first day. Be ready, because auditions are on the first day as well. More info...
Last Weekend to See Little Women the Musical!
Friday April 27th @ 7:30pm Saturday April 28th @ 2:00 and 7:30pm Sunday April 29th @ 2:00 and 7:30pm Tickets still available! Call 423-753-1010 or visit www.jonesboroughtheatre.com Times News Article
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Interview on Daytime Tricities with Director Alaska Reece Vance and actress DeAnna Smith! Get your tickets now. Little Women the Musical runs through April 29th
"Little Women the Musical" runs April 13 -29 Get...
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A play for the little ones too!
Bring the whole family! Even the tiny tots! JRT is bringing Bright Star Children’s Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC., to Jonesborough with the acclaimed production of “Once Upon a Time”. This is one of Bright Star Children’s Theatre’s most popular productions! While the entire family will enjoy this fast-paced,...
"The Arabian Nights" - A Hit! Closing this Sunday
Don’t miss your chance to see the unique production “The Arabian Nights”. Great for the whole family. For Tickets - jonesboroughtheatre.com 423-753-1010 Cast of “The Arabian Nights”
Director Janette Gaines talks about our current production, “The Arabian Nights”, on WETS. Click here to listen
JRT’s "Stage Hands" Production Continues Annual...
Stage Hands Productions is a labor of love for director Janette Gaines. She started the group in 2008 to present a different type of show for the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre and local theatre groups. Stage Hands uses both spoken English and American Sign Language to communicate dialogue while acting out the play. The interpreters use shadow interpreting which is more than just interpreting,...
Stage Hands production is "Equal Access"
Hi friends! The Arabian Nights is opening this week! It’s a “Stage Hands” production. Some have wondered “just what is a Stage Hands production anyway?”. Good question! Stage Hands uses shadow interpreters (that means the interpreters are on stage, in costume, with the actors) so that ALL can enjoy the show. (Don’t worry, you’ll enjoy it if...
The Arabian Nights! Get your tickets now!
Running March 8th - 18th! Comes see this beautiful story told simultaneously in American Sign Language and Spoken English. http://www.jonesboroughtheatre.com/Arabian%20Nights.htm Scheherazade (Rosa Coletti) encourages her sister Dinarzade (Michele Johnson) after plans are made. Elissa Wood and Mithra Alari dance for the court in “The Arabian Nights” Annika Burley as the...
MEN YOU ARE NEEDED
Little Women needs Men We are having an additional audition for men only for Little Women The Musical. Thursday, January 26th 5:30 pm No preparation needed! Great roles available! (Including roles where you get to sword fight!) Come on out! More info? 423 - 791 - 4440 email@example.com Performances will be April 13 - 29 PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!
FINAL NIGHT! 7pm and Character Breakdown
Tonight (Monday Jan 23) is the final night of auditions for Little Women the Musical! Auditions 7pm @ The International Story Telling Center Performances: April 12th,13th, 14th, 15th,19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd Thursdays @ 7:00pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm Friday School/Homeschool Performances @ 10:00am Great roles available for MEN as well! Please come out and...
Auditions for Little Women - The Musical
Auditions for Little Women - The Musical Book by Allan Knee Music by Jason Howland and Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein Based on novel by Louisa May Alcott Directed by Alaska Reece Vance Auditions: January 22nd at 2:00pm January 23rd at 7:00pm. Roles available are for male and female teen and adult actors. Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script and songs taught at the audition. No...
One more night of auditions for “The Arabian Nights”! All welcome! 7pm Monday January 9th at the Visitor’s Center.
Upcoming Auditions and Class Registration!
January is happening at JRT! Auditions for The Arabian Nights and Little Women - The Broadway Musical are taking place this month, as well as registration for our exciting Winter/Spring classes! Here’s some basic info, and of course more info can be found on our website www.jonesboroughtheatre.com ______________________ Auditions for The Arabian Nights (A Stage Hands Production) ...
January 8th Class Registration
Registration for our spring semester will be held January 8th from 4:00 -6:30 p.m. at the theater. You can also register online. We have some great classes lined up and wonderful instructors. Come join us! Classes offered include: Acting I – Mondays, January 16 – April 16, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Instructor: Matt Brewer Acting II – Mondays, January 16 – April 16,...
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever had a great run, selling out nearly every show and reaping smiles, laughs and enthusiastic feedback. Big pats on backs for our lovely The Best Christmas Pageant Ever cast and crew. You all were fabulous and JRT was blessed to share the season with you! Thank you! The Best Christmas Pageant Ever cast and crew shares a silly moment together.
"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" Selling Out
The Best Pageant Ever is a hit and selling out quickly so we’ve added an extra performance! This is the final weekend. Get your tickets soon! Remaining Performances: Friday December 16th @ 7:00pm -SOLD OUT Saturday December 17th @ 5:00pm* Saturday December 17th @ 7:00pm Sunday December 18th @ 2:00pm - SOLD OUT *Added Performance Buy tickets: Online at...
A huge thanks to the Lady Street Fighters who worked miracles in the Mear’s House (costume/prop house) Friday! I am floored by how awesome you gals are! Another big thank you to Pablo Heinz and Chad Vance, who got a big jump start on our attic cleaning project. The guys worked in the attic until late on Monday night. You guys rock! Hooray for volunteers. THANK YOU. Pablo Heinz and...
I’ll be at the theatre tomorrow afternoon/evening (Monday) from 2pm - 8pm cleaning the attic. I would really love and appreciate any help you can give. Please stop by anytime and lend a hand. Thanks! - Christy Alaska Reece Vance
Monday at Mears'!
Alaska and Cassidy will be cleaning at the Costume/Prop House Monday. Wanna join? Call, text or email me for the details! 791.4440 firstname.lastname@example.org - Christy Alaska Reece Vance
Best Christmas Pageant Ever Opening Night Gala
Come join us tonight! After the show, we’ll be having our Opening Night Gala with delicious treats for all. You’ll also get the chance to meet and mingle with the cast and directors. Hope you can be there! -Cassidy Analei
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JRT's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" Goes Live
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever opens when? Tomorrow! I caught a preview of the show tonight and oh boy was it fun! We’re so proud of our B.C.P.E. cast and crew. Want to see a Daytime Tri-Cities interview with cast members Guthrie Butler and Kaitlynn Newcomb? Here’s the link! Daytime Tri-Cities Interview Tomorrow B.C.P.E. Director Pam Johnson will be interviewed on WCYB with cast...
Exciting Week at JRT
Only Tuesday? Wow, what an exciting week this has already been, and still so much excitement to come. Thanksgiving festivities left me filled with food and love. With my belly and heart full I headed to the Jonesborough Tree Lighting Ceremony where some of our own The Best Christmas Pageant Ever cast members performed a medley of Christmas Carols under Jonesborough’s big beautiful Christmas...
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Meers House Work Day!
This Monday, November 28th, we will be having working in JRT’s costume house, the Meers House, to clean it up & out! We all know how much needed this is, and would love for you to come and lend us your helping hands. Everyone’s invited! We’re meeting at the theatre at 9, and will head over from there. Call (423) 791-4440 if you have any questions!