Lakeland Theatre

Mark E. Taylor Theatre
P.O. Box 130
411 Mosby Ave.
Littleton, NC  27850
(252) 586-3124
Toll Free: (877) 330-0574

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2007 Schedule
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2007 schedule

African American Dance Ensemble February 1.  African American Dance Ensemble.  (Special Event) Reviewers of Chuck Davis' performances have described his presentations as "entertaining, enlightening and emboldening." His choreography is characterized as "dramatic," with "exciting rhythms...color costumes...difficult to forget."
February 9. The L.O.V.E. Awards. (Special Event) It’s a great evening, modeled after the “Oscars” with awards and highlights from the past year and a preview of this year's first show. It’s a wonderful way to say “thank you” to those who have given so much over the past year to entertain you.
To Kill A Mockingbird February 16, 17, 22**, 23, 24, 25*, March 2, 3.  To Kill A Mockingbird.  (Play) "To Kill A Mockingbird" is truly a much loved and critically-acclaimed play. It is a perfect portrayal of childhood innocence, racial prejudice, moral tolerance and courage. No other words can describe this play except marvelous. This is a must see for anyone of any age.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum March 16, 17, 23, 24, 25*, 30, 31.  A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.  (Musical) One of the FUNNIEST musicals ever written. A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
April 20, 21, 27, 28, 29*, May 4, 5, 6*.  Smoke on the Mountain.  (Musical) The year is 1938, and the people of Mount Pleasant, NC are about to be treated to a night with the Sanders Family Singers.  It's going to an "upliftin' evenin' of singin' and witnessin'," accompanied by hilarious stories and popular hymns, too.  The show provides a richly entertaining evening that has audiences all over America clapping, singing, laughing, and cheering!  "A charming and funny celebration of Americana."
May 5.  Crab Feed.  (Special Event) All you can eat Crab Legs!! Come join us at Lakeland to feast on Crab, bring your best crackers and best friends!!
May 12. The Lakeland Singers Spring Concert. (Concert) Join us for a timely and tuneful musical tribute to life and the springtime as only the Lakeland Singers can do it!
May 18.  School House Rock Live, Jr.  (Special Event)  The School House Rock bunch will win you over with imagination and music. You’ll learn through beloved School House Rock songs that cover a variety of subjects.
May 19. Julie’s Taps & Tutus Spring Recital. (Special Event) Established in 1995, Julie Mason and her students are now a tradition with Lakeland audiences and the entire community. Join her and her students as they show off their skills!
May 25, 26, June 1, 2, 3*, 8, 9.  Pump Boys and Dinettes.  (Musical) On Highway 57, somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, stands a gas station. Next door is a roadside eatery called the Double Cupp Diner. The four guys at the station have been known to do some auto repairs, but only when aided by quantities of time and beer. The Cupp sisters celebrate their home cooking with the same zeal they bring to being neighborly with the boys. This is their musical tribute to life by the roadside!
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June 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, July 1*, 6, 7.  Rumors.  (Play) Rumors chronicles the 10th wedding anniversary of a New York City official and his wife. However, the happy occasion soon sours -- the deputy mayor shoots himself in the head, (it's just a flesh wound), his wife is missing and his lawyer, a guest at the party, decides it's time for a cover-up. More guests arrive and soon nobody can remember who has said what about whom. The cover-up unravels in a storm of slamming doors and hilarity. 
July 26, 27, 28*, 29*.  High School Musical.  (Special Event) This musical is the final product of an intensive Young People’s Workshop. This workshop will focus on every aspect of theatre. Open to young people 11 years old and up, the workshop will run June 26 through July 29.
August 3, 4, 10, 11, 12*, 17, 18, 19*.  Broadway in Concert.  (Concert) Join with many familiar faces and voices as the best of the best at Lakeland present the sounds of current Broadway musical hits.
September 1. Fun Day / Comedy Night.  (Special Event) The Recipe:  Start with a huge yard sale, add food, bingo and games, then end with a comedy night and you've got a Fun Day!
September 21, 22, 28, 29, 30*, October 4**, 5, 6, 7*.  Oliver!.  (Musical) ‘Consider Yourself’ , ‘Pick A Pocket or Two’ , ‘Food Glorious Food’ and ‘Where is Love’ are just a few of the popular songs from Lionel Bart’s lively musical based on Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist."
October 26, 27, 31**, November 2, 3, 4*, 9, 10.  Witches.  (Play) A young boy is vacationing with his grandmother when he discovers that the hotel he is staying at is hosting a convention of witches. He learns that the Grand High Witch has devised a plan to turn all of the children in England into mice.
November 30, December 1, 7, 8, 9*, 14, 15, 16*.  Sanders Family Christmas.  (Musical) If you liked Smoke on The Mountain, you're going to love Sanders Family Christmas!! The year is 1941 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. The enthusiastic Pastor Melvin Oglethorpe enlists the Sanders Family Singers in his efforts to bring his tiny congregation into the modern world.
December 20. Julie’s Taps & Tutus Christmas Recital.  (Special Event). There is always dancing, singing, and a generous dose of holiday humor when Julie’s students “strut their stuff” on the Lakeland stage. Great costumes, great music, and guest soloists make this a community event not to be missed. Share in the joy of accomplishment with Julie and her students of all ages!
December 22. The Lakeland Singers Christmas Concert. (Concert) The Lakeland Singers ring in the holidays with a blend of traditional and modern Christmas favorites. Be sure to put a song in your heart for the holidays with this final event of the Lakeland season!

** = School day matinees (Different shows scheduled at different times)

* = Weekend matinee 2:30pm