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Suspense. Nostalgia. Counterfeiting. Theatre TCC!'s 2014-15 Season has something for everyone!  This year's line-up features a new adaptation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Charles Schulz's "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and the splashy Tony Nominated musical, "Catch Me If You Can!"



When you combine some of the region's best directors, designers, and technicians with a state-of the-art performance space and unbeatable ticket prices, it's easy to see why Theatre TCC!'s productions have become "must-see" events amongst Tallahassee's cultural attractions.

 

Turner Auditorium... Home of Theatre TCC!



All Theatre TCC! performances take place in the beautiful Turner Auditorium, part of TCC's Fine & Performing Arts Center.  The auditorium boasts 490 seats with plenty of leg room, great sight lines, and fantastic acoustics.

While attending a Theatre TCC! show, audiences are encouraged to visit the Ralph Hurst Gallery before the show, only steps away from the theatre. Invest in the Signature Seat Program and join special Opening Night Receptions. Season subscriptions, lifetime sponsorships, benefit performances and group rates are available, to serve everyone in the community.

There's no denying the growth of the arts at Tallahassee Community College. Through the ongoing work of the Foundation and generous corporate and private support, Theatre TCC! provides nearly thirty students with annual scholarships that allow them to explore their artistic dreams. The Theatre TCC! pledge is simple: to keep artistic quality high and to make the trip to our campus rewarding!

2014-2015 Season

 

"Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde"

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher

October 16-18 and 23-25 at 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Kevin Carr

On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self--Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend.  When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interests, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments.  But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave.  Hatcher's adaptation is an elegant re-telling of the classic tale.  It would be a sin to miss it!

"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

By Charles Schulz

November 20-22 at 8:00 p.m.
December 4-5 at 8:00 p.m.
December 6 at 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Michael Norris


Peanuts creator Charles Schulz called on pianist extraordinaire Vincen Guaraldi and his trio to compose and perform music that would reflect the humor, charm, and innocence of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and his entire Peanuts gang for their 1965 Christmas TV special.  Theatre TCC! will be kicking off the 2014 holiday season with a new stage musical that captures Schulz and Guaraldi's classic production.  With its blend of heartwarming themes, lovable characters, and jazz score, A Charlie Brown Christmas is a joyous event.  A shorter run-time makes this production suitable for even the youngest family members.

 


 

"Catch Me If You Can"

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Marc Shaiman

Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

March 26-28 & April 2-4 at 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Krystof Kage
 

Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, "Catch Me If You Can" is a high-flying, flashy musical that was nominated for 4 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  Follow the teenager, Frank W. Abagnale Jr., as he runs away from home in search of a glamorous life.  With nothing more than his boyish charms, a big imagination, and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor, and a lawyer while being pursued by his nemesis, Detective Hanratty. Theatre TCC! is proud to be presenting the North Florida premiere of this vibrant show!

 
 

 Auditions

 

SPRING AUDITIONS:
Casting for the Tony-Nominated Musical "Catch Me If You Can"

Tuesday, January 13 & Wednesday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m.

(Callbacks, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday, January 15) 

 

Auditions take place in Turner Auditorium, located in the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC). See TCC Campus Map (.pdf) for Auditorium location.
 

Auditions are open to anyone who has an interest in Theatre TCC!  Those who wish to audition should prepare the following:

  • A song selection not to exceed 16 bars.  Bring sheet music (no a capella or tapes, please) - an accompanist will be provided

  • A monologue not to exceed 60 seconds

  • Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for a dance audition

  • A full list of all known conflicts for the rehearsal period
    (January 19-March 25) and performance dates (March 26-April 4)

For additional information, please contact Eva Nielsen-Parks, Director of Theatre, at nielsene@tcc.fl.edu or 850-201-9882.

 

 Ticket Information

 

Single Tickets

Single tickets to any of Theatre TCC!'s performances can be purchased in advance by contacting FSU's Fine and Performing Arts Ticket Office at (850) 644-6500 or online. Tickets are also sold at the door on the night of the show.
 
Adult $15
Senior Citizen $10
Students and Children $7
TCC students free with ID
TCC faculty/staff free with ID plus one guest free  

Season Subscription Rates

For Season Subscriptions, please call (850) 201-9882.

Adult $30
Senior Citizen $25
Student/Child $15 

Group Rates

Please call (850) 201-9882 for more information about group ticketing.
 

Groups of 10 or more: Adult and Senior Citizens, $5/ticket; Students and Children, $3/ticket.​

 

 Academics

 

Discover the "ins and outs" of acting and on-stage productions through course work in THEATRE at Tallahassee Community College. Our diverse program offers introductory classes to Theatre as well as advanced training in live theatrical productions.

Courses

 

THE1000 - Introduction to the Theatre 

THE2090 - Play Production

THE2100 - Introduction to Theatre History

TPA1200 - Introduction to Stagecraft

TPP2110 - Fundamentals of Acting

TPP2111 - Advanced Acting (Spring only)

TPP2120 - Creative Improvisation

TPP2250 - Introduction to Musical Theatre (Fall only)

 

For more information on theatre courses offered at TCC, please call (850) 201-9882.​

 

 Contact Info

 

Mailing Address:

Theatre TCC!
CH Division
Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32304
 

For more information about Theatre TCC! productions, group and season tickets, auditions or theatre classes offered at TCC, please contact Eva Nielsen-Parks, Director of Theatre, at (850) 201-9882 or nielsene@tcc.fl.edu. For Turner Auditorium rental inquiries, please contact Dustin Frost at (850) 201-8484 or frostd@tcc.fl.edu.

Theatre TCC! Faculty & Staff 

Eva Nielsen-Parks, Director of Theatre, (850) 201-9882
Ken Frederickson, Technical Director, (850) 201-8072
John Schultz, Director of Forensics, (850) 201-8037 ​
Contact Information

For more information contact the Division of Communications and Humanities by phone (850) 201-6070 or e-mail cohu@tcc.fl.edu.

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