In the Wings

Native son Horton Foote’s drama, Talking Pictures, will close out the season.

The story takes place in 1929 and tells the story of Myra, a piano player for the silent movies, who is about to lose her job as "talking pictures" take the country by storm. How will she support herself and a young boy? Will she take another chance on love? What will her landlords, the Jacksons, do as they are being forced to move by the railroad system of promotion? "The times, they are a changin'!"

The outstanding cast for this production includes Wanda Schenk, Kent Johnson, Lisa & Trae Norman and Katrina Hawkins.

Opening Night is Friday, May 10, 2019.


Past Performances on the Lamp-Lite Stage

The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes is a 1939 "sizzler" by Lillian Hellman that played as a hit last year on Broadway with Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney in the lead roles. Set in Alabama in 1900, the suspenseful plot revolves around the family's ruthless struggle for money and power ... and has a surprise ending.

Regina Hubbard Giddens and her scheming brothers, Oscar and Ben, plan to get rich from a cotton mill, but first they must tap into the wealth of Regina's sickly husband, Horace Giddens.

Heading up the cast are Carla Redfield, Kevin Helmer, Amy Maurer, Bill Small, Jon Gauntt and Les Balty, along with Ty Norman and Kailey Higgins.

All performances of this show are general admission and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. However, reserved seating is available for  Patron-Level donors by contacting the House Manager in advance via email.

Apr. 5 & 6, 2019 at 7:30pm | Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 at 2:00pm
Apr. 12 & 13, 2019 at 7:30pm | Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019 at 2:00pm
AUDIENCE DRESS REHEARSAL: Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

Upcoming Performance


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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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Mornings at Seven was performed by The Lamp-Lite Players during the 2012-13 season. List of Past Performances

Lamp-Lite Theatre

Nacogdoches, Texas


This year’s OPEN AUDITIONS for Lamp-Lite Theatre will be held Friday, March 29, at 7:30 pm at the Theatre.  

We welcome new and veteran performers who have been away for awhile and will be available for Lamp-Lite’s 2019-2020 season. Roles will also be cast for Shakespeare’s “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING” at that time.  

Please arrive 10 min early for registration.

2018–2019 Season

Season Tickets for the 2018–19 Lamp-Lite season are no longer available for sale.