Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Up Coming Events for October

October 13: Janina Shoemaker will present a seminar, Directing for Community Theatre, Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m. at the Gretna Center for the Arts, 101 Main Street. Anyone with special interest in directing for Gretna Little Theatre is welcome.  Shoemaker is co-founder and Artistic Director of GLT for the past nine years.
Drawing on her training as a theatre practitioner, and her directing and producing experience for fifty-plus years, the seminar will cover the directing process from play selection to final curtain call.  Specific attention will be given to amateur theatre, workshop production, and shoestring budget design.
Shoemaker is currently teaching Theatre Production at Danville Community Theatre, and the class will present an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre, October 25, 10:00 a.m.  The public is invited to attend this production, free admission.
October 15: Old Timers 9am-3pm, come see us at the Center for the Arts at 101 Main St. in Gretna for a Silent Auction, bake sale, games for kids and an old time nickelodeon so you can rest your feet and watch some old cartoons.
October 15:  Coffee House Series 7:30pm, Brandon Dudley will be performing his stand up comedy titled: You Think You're Funny... snacks & drinks available for purchase but admission is FREE! 
October 22 & 23:   BLITHE SPIRIT: That British comedy smash hit by Noel Coward, a reckless dinner party lets loose a perfectly delightful pair of spirited ladies, Madame Arcati and Elvira. The spunky deceased wife of a strait-laced gentleman moves in, aided by the clairvoyant Arcati, and the mansion is bedeviled. No one anticipates the damage to be done; it’s classic British humour. Directed by Janina Shoemaker.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Her Majesty's Rejects returns

Beware Ladies and Gentlemen,
 Her Majesty's Rejects returns to GLT for another night of fun and laughter. If you are unaware of who they are, this comedy troupe is made up of Kelly Hofmann, Malcolm Hofmann, Maggie Greer and David Hudson. They are  improve comedy and well worth the FREE admission at the Gretna Center for the Arts located at 101 Main Street in Gretna, VA. Since this is a Coffee House series there will be snacks, soda, water and of course coffee. Warning: if you decide to come (which I strongly encourage you to do), there will be much laughter and you might even find yourself on stage. So for good fun and laughs and to just have some plain old fun with people you may or may not know COME ON OUT AND SEE THEM!

Maggie Greer, David Hudson, Malcolm Hofmann and the other guy, what was his name? Oh yeah Kelly Hofmann

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


September 24th: READERS THEATRE The Orphans by James Prideaux @ 2:30pm. Admission is $5 and will be held at the Center for the Arts located at 101 Main Street, Gretna, VA.
Lily & Catherine Spangler have lived in seclusion in a New Your City hotel since the Titanic tragedy, visited only by their attorney. The would has changed and their fortune has matured. The charming but eccentric heiresses are discovered by  a "cousin," Ronald, who has a scheme to bring the orphans into the present. The cast features Pricilla Johnson, Mary Rowland, Cody Jones, with Al Collins, Andy Jones, and Cara Kinsey. A comedy for our seasoned patrons.

October 15: Old Timers Jubilee and all day event held in Gretna, VA featuring lots of things to do...
                      Coffee House Comedy with Brandon Dudley;
 Brandon was last seen as the gardener in Dr. Cook's Garden. Join us for Stand-Up. Free admission, refreshments for a buck