The Great Gatsby

Oct. 14, 2016 - Oct. 23, 2016

The Secret Garden

Nov. 11, 2016 - Nov. 20, 2016

It's a Wonderful Life

Dec. 2, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016

Latest News

Cast Announced for The Secret Garden == Show opens Nov 11

Sept. 27, 2016, 11:35 a.m.

Character Actor
Ben Weatherstaff Scott Skiles
Colin Craven Colin Oyer
Dickon Appleby Carter Oyer
Lord Craven Blayne Ballard
Martha Appleby Kaitlin Oyer
Mary Lennox Delaney Mullee
Mrs.Appleby Hannah Holden
Mrs.Medlock Erin Oyer
Nurse Grey DeAnna Hargrove
Robin Laurel Lanchester
Lilias Elaine Lanchester
Indian Voiceover Venu Gopalakrishna-Remani
Lizbeth Ellen Appleby Breeanna Skiles
Dr.Spencer To be announced
Director Mike Hargrove
Producer Daye Collins
Producer Sherri Priest

Cast Announced for The Great Gatsby - Show opens Oct 14

Sept. 11, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

Jay Gatsby - Jonathan Dickson
Daisy Buchanan - Sara England
Nick Carraway - Chris Fisher
Tom Buchanan - Blake Rohus
Jordan Baker - Alyssa Duke
Myrtle Wilson - Amanda Ratliff
Georgio Wilson - Carlos Cuardos
Meyer Wolfsheim - Jeremy Butler
Mr. McKee - Connor McCasland
Mrs. McKee - Samantha Friedrich
Butler/Waiter/Policeman- Caleb McCasland
Diana Farrow - Mrs. Michaelson
Other Flapper-Dancers & Gatsby Guests...

     Liseth Hubbard, Joy Hartman-Robertson,
     Rachael Dickson (also choreographer),
     Samantha McDanel, and Jenna Parks

Cast and Production Team for Random Access - Opens Sept 8th

Aug. 16, 2016, 3:31 p.m.

Renee Ambulose- Hannah Johnson
Arnie Saltzman - Sean Holiday
Carolyn/ Sue Cortez- Regina Money
Kate - Samantha McDanel
Dr. Koster- Ken Haygood
Kravitz/ EMT - Regi Fowler
Mark - Nick Buntin
Dottie- Daye Collins

Directed by Helaina Wilkerson
Producers - Sheri Rains, Amanda Spangler

Magical Mermaid in the Media

July 29, 2016, 8:08 a.m.

Read stories about The Tyler Civic Theatre's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Click here for the  Tyler Morning Telegraph article.

Click here for the  EGuideMagazine article.

Click here for the Classic Rock 96.1   review  ‘The Little Mermaid’ Rocks   [Brian Rickman, reviewer]



July 15, 2016, 8:42 a.m.

Congratulations to the 2016 Jean Samford Scholarship winner Faith Wilkerson. Faith has been a dedicated TCTC volunteer on/off stage for many years. She is a 2016 graduate of Grace Community High School and will be attending Baylor University this fall.

She was presented her scholarship check by Jean Samford's daughters, Sunday Hooper and Sara Dean at the annual board meeting July 12. The board also named Jean Samford an Honorary Board Member posthumously during the annual meeting.

Pictured above: Sunday Hooper, Sara Dean, DeAnna Hargrove (TCTC Managing Director), Faith Wilkerson, Melanie Brumit (VP Education)

Last weekend to laugh your socks off. Red, White and Tuna closes July 3rd. Tickets still available.

June 28, 2016, 12:52 p.m.

"I laughed till I cried!"

"Best Tuna so far"

"How do these guys do it?"

"Hey, I know these people."

There’s some hilarity going on at "Tuna” Civic Theatre?

June 20, 2016, 12:44 p.m.

Read John Baggett's review in eGuide magazine by clicking the title of this article

Zany Citizens of Tuna, Texas Come to Life on the Tyler Civic Theatre Stage.

June 17, 2016, 9:23 a.m.

Click this article title to read Lurae Stokes' review in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Show runs through July 3rd.

Tuna on TV? Check it out from FOX 51.

June 14, 2016, 9:11 a.m.

Cast Announced for Disney's The Little Mermaid

May 22, 2016, 6:19 p.m.

Click this article title for complete cast list.

TCTC's Performing Arts Troupe Performs Elephant's Graveyard May 21st

May 16, 2016, 5:41 p.m.

Elephant's Graveyard is the true tale of the tragic collision of a struggling circus and a tiny town in Tennessee, which resulted in the only known lynching of an elephant. [Click this article title for details.]

EGuide Magazine Reviews Perfect Wedding

May 11, 2016, 3:53 p.m.

“Perfect Wedding” is a fantastic romp of a play.

[Click this article title to read.]

Tyler Morning Telegraph Reviews Perfect Wedding

May 6, 2016, 9:25 a.m.

TCT invites audience to a less than 'Perfect Wedding'
 Written by LURAE STOKES, Special Correspondent Tyler Morning Telegraph

Click this item title to read the review.

Tyler Civic Theatre participates in the East Texas Giving Day

May 1, 2016, 1:42 p.m.

[Click this article title for full details on how you can help.]

Tyler Civic Theatre Center Announces Its 2016 - 2017 Season

April 18, 2016, 5:07 a.m.

A rip-roaring season for all!  Click this article title to see why!

Read John Baggett's review of 4000 Miles in the eguidemagazine

April 12, 2016, 12:22 p.m.

"I ... couldn’t wait for the second act to start because I wanted to know more about these characters."

 "[Its a show] ...that will stay with you long after you leave the parking lot, which is why I can’t help but give the show a strong recommendation. It’s funny, sad, and feels like we are peering in through the window at the lives of strangers."

Click this article title for Baggett's full review.  Show runs through Sunday, April 17th

4000 Miles - Production Opens April 8th.

April 1, 2016, 1:04 p.m.

"A funny, moving, altogether wonderful drama. . . A heartening reminder that a keen focus on life's small moments can pay off in a big way onstage." - The New York Times

[Click article title for production photos.]

Cast Announced for "Perfect Wedding"

March 25, 2016, 4:59 p.m.

Congratulations!                   Opens May 6th

Bill – Jeff Bullock
Tom – Jack Ragland
Rachel – Samantha McDanel
Judy –  Brianna Wesson
Julie – Mary Creath
Daphne – Sandra Junek

Amanda Spangler - Director

Fox 51 Today "Charlotte's Web" Interview

March 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

By Kristen Chapman |   Published 02/29 2016 10:38AM Tyler, TX (FOX51)
Justin Purser, the Director of the upcoming performance, 'Charlotte's Web' at the Tyler Civic Theater, shares what to expect on the big day.

E Guide Magazine Review of "Charlotte's Web"

March 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

For many people, the story, “Charlotte’s Web,” is as much a staple of our childhoods as was “The Wizard of Oz.” Whether it’s the classic book by author E.B. White, the 1973 animated film, or the 2006 live action version, many a child and adult have been affected by this story in one way or another. Now, Tyler Civic Theatre is giving East Texans the opportunity to experience this classic as they tackle Joseph Robinette’s play about “some pig” named Wilbur and his stage adaptation of this iconic tale.  ....     (Click title to read the full review by By John Baggett )

Tyler Morning Telegraph Story - Charlotte's Web - Opens March 4th

March 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

Click article title to read online.

Charlotte's Web - Opens Friday, March 4th -- See it anew, all over again

March 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

Click title for production cast photo.

Cast Announced for "Charlotte's Web"

March 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

Cast for 4000 Miles announced. Show opens April 8th

March 13, 2016, 4:22 p.m.

Click article title for cast list.


Cast Announced for Farce of Nature

March 13, 2016, 4:22 p.m.

Opens January 8th!

Miracle on 34th Street Cast Announced

March 13, 2016, 4:22 p.m.

The cast has been announced for Miracle on 34th street opening December 4th.