Slidell Little Theatre Presents
"ANNIE" August 24th - September 9th
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations… and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, and his personal secretary, Grace.
“Twelfth Night” September 28 - October 14, 2018
This play centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola, disguised as Cesario (a man), falls in love with the Duke, who in turn is in love with the Countess. Then the Countess falls in love with Cesario, who is really Viola, thinking she is a man!! Written by William Shakespeare in the early 1600’s, this is the perfect formula for a classic comedy of mistaken identities and misplaced affections.
“The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical” November 16 - December 3, 2018
Its holiday time in a Florida mobile home community, and everyone is filled with warmth and beer. But when a freak bout of amnesia strikes the trailer park Scrooge, neighborly love is put to the test. This Trailer Park Christmas Musical is just as much of a cat-fightin’, sunworshippin’, chair-throwin’ good time, but with tinsel and “Keg Nog”. It delivers clever oneliners, puns, and zingers that leave the audience absolutely breathless with hearty laughter!
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” January 11 - 27, 2019
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of words, hoping to never hear the soul-crushing, poutinducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves!
“Proof” February 22 - March 10, 2019
On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, a troubled young woman has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions, the arrival of her estranged sister, and the attention of a former student of her father. As a result, she is faced with the most difficult problem of all……how much of her father’s madness – or genius – will she inherit?
“Sister Act” April 26 - May 12, 2019
When a disco diva witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be found……a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with the rigid lifestyle and the uptight Mother Superior. Soon, the criminals find out where she is hiding, and this disco diva fights them off along with the power of her newly found sisterhood. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a moving story, “Sister Act” will leave you breathless.