TNCC Presents Lerner & Loewe’s ‘Brigadoon’ in November

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Performing Arts Department and TNCC Players will present Lerner & Loewe’s “Brigadoon”  on the Hampton campus at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium in Templin Hall.

Performances will take place Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18 at 8:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3:00 p.m. Sundays.

Popularized by the Broadway musical and 1954 film, “Brigadoon” chronicles the tale of two Americans who become lost on a hunting trip in Scotland. The New Yorkers encounter a small uncharted village called Brigadoon and its people who harbor a mysterious secret.

The natives behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. Songs from the production such as “Almost Like Being in Love” have become standards.

The College presents three productions annually. The upcoming musical boasts a cast that includes students, faculty, staff and members of the community.

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Musical Fantasy ‘Cinderella’ to be Performed at TNCC

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Performing Arts department and the TNCC Players present the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “Cinderella,” on the Hampton campus in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall. The show runs Nov. 11-13 and Nov.18-20 with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays.

The musical production was originally written for television, with music by acclaimed composer Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by renowned songwriter Oscar Hammerstein, II. Based on the fairy tale Cinderella, it is the story of a young woman forced into a life of servitude by her cruel stepmother and ego-maniacal stepsisters. Aided by a fairy godmother, Cinderella is transformed into a princess and finds her prince.

Tickets will be available at the door and are $10 for students, military and senior citizens and $15 for the public.

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TNCC Performing Arts Hosts “Cinderella” Auditions

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  • Tuesday August 30th, 6pm-10pm
  • Callbacks Wed August 31st.
  • (No Auditions Monday because the college was closed due to Irene.)

The TNCC Players and the TNCC Performing Arts department will be having auditions for Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Auditions will be held Tuesday August 30th at 7:00pm in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium at Thomas Nelson Community College.

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Auditions for a TNCC Production of Cinderella Aug. 29-30

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Players and Performing Arts department will have auditions for the Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s musical, “Cinderella,” on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. on the Hampton campus in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall.

Auditions for the production, which opens Friday, November 11 at the College, will consist of cold readings from the script and movement exercises. Directors ask that auditioners prepare 16 measures of a vocal selection and be prepared to sing an additional piece in a contrasting style upon request.

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TNCC Presents ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Department of Performing Arts and TNCC Players will present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium (MTCA), Templin Hall, on the Hampton campus. Performances will take place November 12-14 and November 19-21 at 8:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3:00 p.m. Sundays.

The musical comedy is set in ancient Rome and follows Pseudolus, a young slave who concocts a plan to gain his freedom. When his master and mistress are away, he learns that their son, Hero, is in love with Philia, a beautiful young lady. That’s when he devises a crafty plan to arrange a marriage before his master’s return in exchange for freedom. Of course, the plan is not without its kinks and Pseudolus finds himself in a series of comical situations. The Tony Award-winning production features music by Stephen Sondheim and is based on several plays of Titus Maccius Plautus.

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Local Production Company Brings Musical Comedy to TNCC

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Poquoson Island Players will present “My Jo” Sept. 17– 26 at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus. The show is open to the public with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. shows on Sundays.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $13 for students and seniors and $12 for groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available at the door, and reservations can be made by calling the Poquoson Island Players box office at 757-881-9797.

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