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IN THE NEWS

We’ve got plenty in store at Limelight Theatre Company and we can't wait to share it all with you. Check out the latest news and updates regarding our company, performances and special events. Sign up for updates to make sure you stay in the know regarding upcoming events and to learn more about our work.

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COLLEGE AUDITION WORKSHOP ON 9/24!

Limelight Theatre Company is thrilled to sponsor a college audition workshop available to all high school students who are interested in or preparing for musical theatre college auditions. Through this unique 4-hour workshop, students will learn all about the extensive college audition process, perform and gain feedback from industry professionals on prepared audition materials, and participate in a mock dance call.

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FALL YOUTH CLASSES RETURN THIS FALL!

Limelight Theatre Company now offers weekly acting and musical theatre classes to young thespians this winter/spring. Visit our "Classes" tab to sign up today!

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NEW WORKS SERIES 2023

Submissions are now open for Limelight Theatre Company's 2023 New Works Series. Limelight Theatre Company's New Works Series provides developmental support along with a produced staged reading for up to three selected playwrights ages 18+ who reside within the tri-state region. New Works can be full-length plays or one-act plays. 

Limelight Theatre Company's mission is to provide inclusive, accessible and affordable performing arts to Westchester and Putnam County. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity to local playwrights and look forward to having our panel of readers review your submitted work. Selected playwrights' staged readings will be scheduled for Fall/Winter 2023.

How to Apply:
Submissions and inquiries can be sent to info@limelighttheatrecompany.com until August 15th. You will be emailed confirmation email after your inquiry email is received.

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SUPPORT OUR END OF YEAR CAMPAIGN!

The Limelight Theatre Company is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that was launched in 2021 to pave the way to more inclusive, accessible and affordable performing arts in Westchester County, and is grateful for a successful second year. This past year, our nonprofit theatre company proudly provided work and performance opportunities to dozens of professional artists as well as training opportunities through brand new programming for the next generation of young artists!

In addition to our second year of projects and programming, the Limelight Theatre Company was graciously again awarded grant funding through ArtsWestchester, and we are extremely grateful for their support.

With your help, the Limelight Theatre Company looks forward to upholding its mission and bringing inclusive, accessible and affordable performing arts to Westchester County in the new year. We thank you for your support and hope you will consider making a contribution to our End of Year Campaign. Wishing all of our supporters, arts and students a happy and healthy new year!

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"MARRY ME A LITTLE" THIS SUNDAY ONLY!

Limelight Theatre Company is thrilled to present a special concert event, taking place this Sunday, February 27th only: Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE In Concert.

A charming and bittersweet musical revue that features songs by Stephen Sondheim, the undisputed master of the contemporary Broadway musical. Two urban and single strangers share a Saturday night of sweet fantasies and deep yearning while never leaving the confines of their solitary apartments, and never knowing that they’re just a floor away from each other and the end of their lonely dreams. Together, they breathe new theatrical life and meaning into a collection of trunk songs that were culled from the final productions of Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle, Follies, Company, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and A Little Night Music. 

The production stars Sarah Milnamow and Joshua Shea Coates, with music direction by T.C. Kincer, stage direction by Stephanie Scuderi, and stage management by Sydney Gershon. MARRY ME A LITTLE In Concert will be presented on February 27th at 3:00PM and 7:00PM at the Ossie Davis Theater in New Rochelle, NY. 

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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Limelight Theatre Company presents LIVE professional performances of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. The production will be presented on Friday, August 27th at 8PM, Saturday, August 28th at 3PM, and Sunday, August 29th at 3PM. Written by Jason Robert Brown, the production is directed by Westchester's own Richard F. Grasso, with music direction by Westchester's Stephen Ferri. With lighting design by Adam Lobelson, sound design by Jon Weston and John Millerd, and a spectacular live band with all-new orchestrations, this production's stellar team kicks off Limelight Theatre Company's first mainstage production in a re-opened New World. What better time than now to teach an audience what the New World used to be, what it currently is, and what it may be for our future selves.

Featuring incredible professional talent from both Westchester & NYC, Limelight Theatre Company announces its cast: Grant Evan (Man 1), Stephanie Scuderi (Woman 1), James Harris (Man 2), and Raquelle Viteri (Woman 2). 

About the show: It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... or take a stand... or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.


Join the return to live theatre right in the heart of Westchester and purchase your tickets today!

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SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

During the last weekend of August, Limelight Theatre Company presents live performances of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. The production will be presented on Friday, August 27th at 8PM, Saturday, August 28th at 3PM, and Sunday, August 29th at 3PM. Written by Jason Robert Brown, the production is directed by Richard F. Grasso, with music direction by Stephen Ferri.


About the show: It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... or take a stand... or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.

Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters that range from a young man who has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams... and a soulless marriage.


Join the return to live theatre and purchase your tickets today!

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A NEW THEATRE COMES INTO FOCUS

lime·light /ˈlīmˌlīt/

noun

the focus of public attention.


With a new year comes a brand new focus, the Limelight Theatre Company, bringing new works, new voices, and heartfelt stories to light centerstage. The Limelight Theatre Company was founded in response to the necessity for the continuation of the arts and uplifting the voices of our local artists and creators during a time of great challenge and change. The Limelight Theatre Company introduces its name with pride, as we emerge from a period of darkness with hopes to pave the way to more accessible, affordable, and enlightening dramatic art. 

Join us and support us as we tell our stories and place incredible artists and creators in the limelight. The Limelight Theatre Company plans to provide an array of events in the future, including mainstage productions, staged readings, and concerts. There are several ways to support our mission and our artists. Purchase tickets to a performance, donate online, sponsor a ticket to an upcoming performance, purchase our merchandise, or simply spread the word about our upcoming events and our mission. We thank you and we welcome you to the Limelight Theatre Company.  

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