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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Lyric Live Theater 2014 season gets underway in April

  • The historic Lyric Live Theater in Newburg has plans for a busy year in 2014, with several shows scheduled for Saturday nights, along with an occasional matinee as well as Friday night entertainment, starting in April and lasting through September.
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  • The historic Lyric Live Theater in Newburg has plans for a busy year in 2014, with several shows scheduled for Saturday nights, along with an occasional matinee as well as Friday night entertainment, starting in April and lasting through September.
    Several shows will only ask for donations with proceeds going to the theater. A few shows will have an admission ranging from $8 to $12. The theater is located at 117 First St. in Newburg.
    The season will open with a spring variety show Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, starting at 7 p.m. both nights. People can audition to be part of the variety show Tuesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m.
    Then, the following Saturday, May 3, the theater will host a matinee at 2 p.m. with David Mays from Branson. His performance will include country music and feature a ventriloquist.
    The evening show May 3 at 7 p.m. will feature Warner Brothers artist Joshua Gibbs.
    A youth talent contest for students in grades kindergarten through 12 will take place Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m.
    On the following Saturday, May 17, George Humphrey and his band will present a country music show.
    Then on May 23-24 and May 30-31, the play “Slumlord,” written by Wayne Horine of Devils Elbow, will be presented at 7 p.m. each night.
    Individuals interested in auditioning for the play can do so at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, and Thursday, April 10. For more information on auditions for this play, contact Horine at 573-336-3110.
    For more information about the theater or season, contact Carrolyn Bolin, theater manager, at 573-364-9663 or visit the theater’s website at www.lyriclivetheater.com to see a calendar.

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