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“I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.”

Oscar Wilde, Poet/Playwright

“Of course, we all come to the Theater with Baggage; But if our hearts get opened and released…well, that is what theater can do…and does sometimes…and everyone is thankful when that happens.”

K.E. Baltimore

“Any form of Art is a force of power, it has impact, it can affect change — it can not only move us, it makes US move.”

Ossie Davis, American Actor

ALT has launched the BIG, REALLY BIG 90th Season at the Showplace AND Early Bird Season Tickets are ON SALE NOW! Don’t miss the Savings, the Fun, the Chance to be part of Hometown TALENT doing GREAT THEATER!

We’re Ready for the 90th Season at the Showplace…

Alton Little Theater is growing, stretching & embracing the CELEBRATION of 90 years of continuous productions in the Riverbend. YES, the Theater was organized as a young educator’s dream in 1933 – and has produced over 800 Live theater Plays, Musicals & Concerts as of this year — and of course, we hope that everyone in the Riverbend Region will attend a production, or MANY productions, and become part of the theater’s Legacy Story! Under the stewardship of Lee Cox and Kevin Frakes, the ALT Showplace HAS become a destination location for 17+ municipalities and draws actors, musicians, dancers and artists from both sides of the great Mississippi River.

For the 90th Season, Lee and Kevin wanted to honor all people who have a dream of performing – and make sure that both productions and extra concerts celebrate the talents of youth and mentors. Summer classes for youth have filled up quickly and will become a mainstay in ALT’s programming – and in January of 2024, ALT will launch its first ” Studio Series” when three plays written by national artists for intimate studio audiences will be cast with up to twenty actors – WHO WILL PERFORM all three scripts back-to-back in 30 days! Yes, ALT wants to make sure that the place we’ve called home for decades, produces the finest Theatrical opportunities – so that everyone can experience the Love, the Laughter, the Relevance that only Live Theater can create! BE a Part of the 90th Season – at low, low prices –and tell your friends, so they don’t miss out on the little jewel of a Theater that is just getting started! See Ya – Lee

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