Lamp-Lite Theatre, 1976-1995 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

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ID: B/56

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Subjects: Community theater -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Lamp-Lite Theatre (Nacogdoches, Tex.), Playbills, Theaters -- Texas -- Nacogdoches

Collection Historical Note

In 1971, the Lamp-Lite Theatre of Nacogdoches was formed with Sarah McMullen as founder and director. Its first home was the Christ Episcopal Church parish hall. The Lamp-Lite troupe joined, in 1976, with other local artists to form the City Spirit Arts Center which utilized space in the Phelan Warehouse in downtown Nacogdoches. Because the warehouse was highly susceptible to flooding, the troupe had to move on. For a year the troupe performed dinner theater productions and went on the road to perform in various East Texas cities. Through grants, volunteers and friends, the theater used today was created. Materials were taken from the old Phelan Warehouse and moved to the current location, on loop 224 at Old Tyler Road, where the new theater was constructed. On May 19, 1979, the Lamp-Lite Theatre opened at its new location with "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers," by Neil Simon.

Subject/Index Terms

Community theater -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Lamp-Lite Theatre (Nacogdoches, Tex.)
Playbills
Theaters -- Texas -- Nacogdoches


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Folder 1: Playbill: "Enter Laughing" by Joseph Stein, based on the novel by Carl Reiner,, February 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Playbill: "Lovers and Other Strangers" by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, September 23-24, 30 and October 1, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Playbill: "The Foreigner" by Larry Shue, September 19-20, 26-27, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Playbill: "The Elephant Man" by Bernard Pornerance, May 9-10, 16-17, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Playbill: "The Night of the Iguana" by Tennessee Williams, June 5-6, 12-13, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Playbill: "Texas Tacky" by Martha Ebersole, September 18-19, 25-26, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Playbill: "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof' by Tennessee Williams, February 12-13, 19-20, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Playbill: "Social Security" by Andrew Bergman, September 22-24, 30 and October 1, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Playbill "Same Time, Next Year" by Bernard Slade, April 13-15, 20-22, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Playbill: "The Nerd" by Larry Shue, September 22-24, 29 -30, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Playbill: "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling, April 27-29 and May 4-5, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Playbill: "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren, November 9-10,16-18,1990Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Playbill: "Fiddler on the Roof' by Jerry Stein, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock,, February 15-17, 21-24, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Playbill: "The Belle of Amherst" by William Luce, April 5-7, 12-13, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Playbill: "East Texas Remembers" by Dr. Bobby Johnson, May 10-12,17-18,1991Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Playbill: "Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got the Will?" by Del Shores, June 14-15, 21-22, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Playbill: "No Time for Sergeants" by Ira Levin, adapted from the novel by Mac Hyman, July 19-21, 26-28, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Playbill: "Lily Dale" by Horton Foote, September 19-21, 27-29, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Playbill: "Dirty Work at the Crossroads,", March, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Playbill: "Brigadoon" by Frederick Loewe, music by Alan Jay Lerner, January 24-26, 29-31 and February 1-2, 1992Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Playbill: "Barefoot in the Park" by Neil Simon, April 3-5, 10-12, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Playbill: "Love 'Texas' Style," two one-act plays "Double Duty" by M. P. White and "The Corner Pocket" by Rudolph V. Alvarado, May 1-3, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Playbill: "The Foreigner" by Larry Shue, September 18-20, 25-27, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Playbill: "Dracula: The Vampire Play" based on the novel by Bram Stoker, adapted by Hamilton Dean and John Balderston, October 23-25, 30-31, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Playbill: "Camelot" by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe, January 29-31 and February 4-7, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Playbill: "I Hate Hamlet" by Paul Rudnick, June 11-13, 18-20, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Playbill: "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" by Tim Rice, music by Andrew LLoyd Webber, September 24-26, 30 and October 1-3, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Playbill: "Frankenstein" by Victor Gailanella, Adapted from the Novel by Mary Shelley,, October 29-31 and November 5-7, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Playbill: "Kiss Me Kate" by Sam and Bella Spewack, music by Cole Porter, January 28-30 and February 3-6, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Playbill: "The Businessman" by Blaine Indemaio, music by Blaine Indemaio and Edmund Pantuliano, May 13-16, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Playbill: "Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got The Will?" by Del Rhodes, September 16-18, 23-25, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Playbill: "The Passion of Dracula" by Bob Hall and David Richmond, October 21-23 and 28-30, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous fliers and pamphlets of the Lamp-Lite Players, 1990-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Newsletter entitled "Curtain Call,", 1989-Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Newspaper article regarding the play "Anniversary Waltz,", May 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Newspaper article regarding the play "Happy Birthday,", November 12, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Newspaper article regarding the proceeds of "Never Too Late" to go to the Old Stone Fort, September 16, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Newspaper article regarding the flooding of the Lamp-Lite Theatre by sprinklers, The Daily Sentinel, December 28, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Newspaper articles regarding the play "East Texas Remembers," The Daily Sentinel, April 26, 1991 and May 5, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Newspaper article regarding the 20th season of the Lamp-Lite Players, The Daily Sentinel, September 8, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Playbill: "Traveling Lady" by Horton Foote, March 3-5, 10-12, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Playbill: "East Texas Remembers World War II" by Bobby H. Johnson, based on Oral Interviews, directed by Sarah McMullan.  Poster advertising "East Texas Remembers World War II" (oversize, located in mapcase 6, drawer 4), February 26-27, March 3-7, 1983Add to your cart.

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