In the Wings

Pat Harris’ adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing will include Lamp-Lite’s talented newcomers, joined by a cast of seasoned performers, to present a unique rendition of one of William Shakespeare’s most popular comedies. The story is timeless, even today: young couple meets, falls in love, and nothing goes according to plan.

Included in the cast of this two-act adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy are Kevin Helmer, Samantha Johnson, Tim Hogle, Kearsten Clark Humber, Jessie Licht, Matthew Bateman, Bill Small, Ken Untiedt, Hollis Thompson, Kasey Jobe, Keith Aiavolasiti, Steven Josephsen, Frank McCuller, Roz Couch, Katarina Ireland, Patricia Veal, Tiffany Gauntt, David McClary Norton, Jody Ryan, Lisa Lalumandier, Sally Ellsworth, and Linda Licht.

Opening night is Friday, March 27, 2020.



Lamp-Lite Theatre is a non-profit community playhouse that relies entirely on volunteers, especially in these categories:

If you are interested in volunteering, please email us at


The Lamp-Lite Players performed the Paul Osborne play, Mornings at Seven, during the 2012-13 season.

List of Past Performances

Past Performances on the Lamp-Lite Stage

A Texas Tragedy

A Texas Tragedy is Dr. Bobby Johnson’s true re-telling of the New London School Explosion comes to life once more on Lamp-Lite’s stage.

Twenty seasoned actors of all ages will take the audience back to that fateful day in March of 1937. Author of the play, Bobby is now living in Magnolia Court, still writing and looking forward to seeing his play on stage again.

Lisa Norman, Trae Norman, Steven Zane Bryant, and Lisa Lalumandier head the huge cast of all ages.

February 7 & 8, 2020 at 7:30pm | Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00pm
February 14 & 15, 2020 at 7:30pm | Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2:00pm
AUDIENCE DRESS REHEARSAL: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:30pm

Lamp-Lite Theatre

Nacogdoches, Texas

Now Performing

Tickets for A Texas Tragedy

Tickets for the upcoming performance of A TEXAS TRAGEDY will available for sale beginning Friday, January 17, at any of our three ticket outlets: Glass Castles (downtown), Kline's Wrap-It-Up (on University Drive) and the Visitors Center (CVB) in downtown Nacogdoches.

Opening night is Friday, February 7, 2020. As always, an audience dress rehearsal will be held the evening before — on Thursday, February 6 — when the price of admission will be a $5 donation.

2019–2020 Season

Season Tickets for the 2019–20 Lamp-Lite season are now available for sale.



Tickets are usually available three weeks before each performance at the following locations:

Seating for all performances (except for musicals) is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at all three of our ticket outlets, as well as at the Lamp-Lite Theatre box office during play performances.


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