Showing posts from January, 2012

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a H-I-T!
Alexandria Times
Maryland Theatre Guide
Connection Newspapers (pages 21 and 22) 

WATCH Awards

The WATCH nominations for 2011 were announced on Sunday, January 15th and LTA received 43 nominations!! The full list of nominees from all theaters can be found on the WATCH website at Congrats to all of our nominees!

The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Birchmere or through Ticketmaster. The ceremony frequently sells out, so purchasing early is highly recommended.THE LITTLE THEATRE OF ALEXANDRIA6 productions received a total of 43 nominations §Hairspray
22 nominations
§Outstanding Cameo in a Musical, Scott J. Strasbaugh as “Mr. Pinky” §Outstanding Cameo in a Musical, Gina C. Tomkus as “Matron/Gym Teacher” §Outstanding Cameo in a Musical, Mark Williams as “High School Principal” §Outstanding Choreography, Ivan Davila §Outstanding Costume Design in a Musical, Jean Schlichting & Kit Sibley §Outstanding Direction of a Musical, Sue Pinkman §Outstanding Featured Actor…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Photos!

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Photos by Shane Canfield

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opening Jan 14 at LTA not only practice their spelling but also their singing.  In pics below, Claire O’Brien (Mary Parks) conducts Emily Jonas (Logainne SchwartzandGrubeniere) while Matt Williams (William Barfee) signs about his “Magic Foot.”  A true crowd pleaser, this spelling bee should cure your winter blues!

LTA's 2012-2013 Season Announcement!

LTA is happy to announce our 2012-2013 Season!  Below you will find the titles, playwrights, genre, and the approximate time slot the show will be performed.  The Board of Governors always strive to put together a diverse season both in genre, style, and technical requirements.  We feel we have accomplished this with our 2012-2013 season, and we hope you will find something on the list that may peak your interest!

Copies of the selected scripts will be available for perusal during normal business hours or through special arrangements with the LTA's Business Manager, Virginia Lacey (703 683-5778x2 or

All director candidates should submit a current Theatrical Resume and a “Vision Statements” for the plays they are interested in directing to  

Applications must be received by February 1,  2012. 

Questions?  Contact Ken Crowley at

LTA's 2012-2013  Season
Sweeney Todd (Summer 2012) by Hugh Wheeler and Stephen Son…