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CLT Seasons 1947-2017

Show – Director

*-denotes children’s summer show


* Willy Wonka, Jr. – Lori Estes

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – C. Kevin Swansey

Miracle on 34th Street – Rita Hight

Death by Chocolate – John Hardaway

The Matchmaker – Alan Weller

The Drowsy Chaperone – Janet Morris


* Dr. Doolittle, Junior – Lori Estes

The Man Who Came to Dinner – J.R. Stuart

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Alan Weller

All My Sons – Kathi E. B. Ellis

The Glass Mendacity – Ron Johnson

The Producers – Russell Spencer


* Peter Pan Junior – Lori Estes

Addams Family – C Kevin Swansey

You Can’t Take it With You – J. R. Stuart

Come Blow Your Horn – Alan Weller

Laura – Andrew K. McGill

9 to 5 The Musical – Russell S. Spencer


* Alice in Wonderland – Sarah Clark

Young Frankenstein – C. Kevin Swansey

Christmas Belles – Andrew McGill

Escanaba in da Moonlight – Michael Drury

Death of a Salesman – Russell Spencer

Stop the World – I Want to Get Off – Ron Johnson


Dial “M” for Murder – Ron Johnson/Andrew McGill

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Mike Seely

Crimes of the Heart – Russell Spencer

Love, Sex and the I.R.S. – Alan Weller

The Wedding Singer – John Campbell Finnegan

Into the Woods – Deb Endris

Faith County –  Ron Johnson

On Golden Pond  – Russell Spencer

Natural Woman…
Songs To Make You Feel Good –  Kevin Swansey

Jesus Christ Superstar  Janet Morris 


*Peter Pan – Sharon Murray-Harrah

Gypsy – Debra Rice Endris

Rumors – Mike Seely

Once On This Island – C. Kevin Swansey

Shadowbox – Ron Johnson

Hair – John Campbell Finnegan


*The Spell of Sleeping Beauty – Debra Rice Endris

Pippin – Ron Johnson

Something’s Afoot – Alan Weller

Rent – Janet Morris

Harvey – Craig Nolan Highley

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – Nancy Hoover


*The Jungle Book – Debra Rice Endris

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Gary Tipton

The Curious Savage – Craig Highley

Seussical the Musical – Mike Seely

Assassins – Janet Morris

Thoroughly Modern Millie – Larry Chaney


*Alice in Wonderland – Debra Rice Endris

Crazy for You – Alan Weller

The Boys Next Door – Janet Morris

The Music Man – Gene Stickler

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Gary Tipton

Nunsense – Mike Seely


*Twelve Dancing Princesses – Debra Rice Endris

Oklahoma – Alan Weller

To Kill a Mockingbird – Michael Harris

Oliver – C. Eugene Stickler

Urinetown – Gary Tipton

The Full Monty – Larry Chaney


*Aladdin’s Magical Lamp – Debra Rice Endris

The Sound of Music – Alan Weller

Diary of Anne Frank – Michael Harris

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Mike Seely

The Philadelphia Story – Michael J. Drury

The Wizard of Oz – Gary Tipton


*Robin Hood – Debra Rice Endris

Annie – Gary Tipton

Steel Magnolias – Michael J. Drury

Cotton Patch Gospel – Mike Seely

The Foreigner – Aaron Stover

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas – C. Kevin Swansey


*Beauty and the Beast – Debra Rice Endris

Little Shop of Horrors – C. Kevin Swansey

Arsenic and Old Lace – Michael J. Drury

Flapper – Gary Tipton

The Sunshine Boys – Mike Seely

Once Upon a Mattress – Kathy Meade


*Tea With Mother Goose – Debra Rice Endris

Cinderella – Debra Rice Endris

The Diviners – Gary Tipton

Godspell – Mike Seely

You Can’t Take It with You – C. Kevin Swansey

Bye, Bye Birdie – Gary Tipton


*Bumper Snickers – Debra Rice Endris

Will Roger’s Follies – Debra Rice Endris

The Odd Couple – C. Kevin Swansey

The Miracle Worker – Gary Tipton

Stepping Out – Debra Rice Endris

Anything Goes – Alan Weller


*Snow White – Debra Rice Endris

Sweet Charity – Debra Rice Endris

Never Too Late Russell – Scott Spencer

They’re Playing Our Song – John White

Deathtrap – Debra Rice Endris

Company – Alan Weller


*Rumpelstiltskin – Debra Rice Endris

Hello, Dolly! – John Hardaway

Dearly Departed – Russell Scott Spencer

Monkey Business – Alan Weller

I Never Sang for My Father – Debra Rice Endris

Guys & Dolls – Scott Robinson


Fiddler on the Roof – Russell Scott Spencer

Barefoot in the Park – Debra Rice Endris

The Fantasticks – C. Kevin Swansey

Octette Bridge Club – Alan Weller

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Scott Robinson/Andrea Spencer


*The Glass Slipper – Debra Rice Endris

Mame – Debra Rice Endris

The Gazebo – Alan Weller

Murder by the Book – Russell Scott Spencer

Jake’s Women – John Hardaway

HMS Pinafore/Cox & Box – Alan Weller


*Toys in the Haunted Castle – Debra Rice Endris

A Chorus Line – Debra Rice Endris

Blithe Spirit – C. Eugene Stickler

Wait Until Dark – Russell Scott Spencer

The Man Who Came to Dinner – John Hardaway

Carousel – Alan Weller


*The Dancing Spider – Harolyn Sharpe

The Spider’s Web – John Hardaway

She Loves Me – Russell Scott Spencer

Fools – Alan Weller

Little Women – Russell Scott Spencer

Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? – Ann Hodap


*The Magical Pied Piper – Harolyn Sharpe

Rumors – Kathi E.B. Ellis

Baby Sandra Richens Cohrs

Arsenic and Old Lace Russell Scott Spencer

Ten Little Indians John Hardaway

Pippin – Emily Gnadinger


*Don’t Count Your Chickens Until They Hatch – Harolyn Sharpe

The Nerd – John Campbell Finnegan

Carnival – Russell Scott Spencer

Come Blow Your Horn – Emily Gnadinger

The Boys Next Door – Harolyn Sharpe

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Mark Hendren


Paint Your Wagon – Peter Howard

The Trip to Bountiful – Emily Gnadinger

The Foreigner – John Campbell Finnegan

The Glass Menagerie – Harry H. Roehrig

My Fair Lady – William P. Bradford II


Side by Side by Sondheim

Steel Magnolias

Dial “M” for Murder – Wayne Blue

California Suite – Nancy Hoover



On Golden Pond

A Chorus Line

Night Watch – H. H. Roehrig

Two by Two

Tribute – Cy Webber


The Dining Room – Juergen K. Tossman

Something’s Afoot

A Slow Dance on the Killing Ground – Juergen K. Tossman

Godspell – Juergen K. Tossman

Heaven Can Wait – H. H. Roehrig


The Haunting of Hill House – Juergen K. Tossman

No, No, Nanette

The Gingerbread Lady

Li’l Abner

Life with Father – Juergen K. Tossman


A Doll’s House


Trifles and Approaching Lavender

House of Blue Leaves – Juergen K. Tossman

Cole – H. H. Roehrig


South Pacific – Les Langford

The Mousetrap

Chapter Two – Juergen K. Tossman

The Boys from Syracuse

The Children’s Hour


The Crucible – Garyl Croddy


Angel Street

The Importance of Being Earnest

They’re Playing Our Song



A Little Night Music

Same Time, Next Year

Third and Oak/Laundry and Bourbon

Kiss Me Kate

East of the Sun, West of the Moon



The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild

Deathtrap – Harry Roehrig

The Mikado –  Garyl Croddy

The Runner Stumbles


Dames at Sea

The Diviners – Garyl Croddy

Romantic Comedy


Hay Fever


Promises, Promises – Wanda Vowels

My Three Angels – Garyl Croddy

Vanities – Garyl Croddy

Come Back, Little Sheba



Anything Goes – H. H. Roehrig

A Streetcar Named Desire – Roger Fristoe


The Man Who Came to Dinner

Private Lives – Roger Fristoe


My Fat Friend

Hot L Baltimore

The Little Foxes – Nancy Hoover


Wonderful Town – Garyl Croddy


Camelot  – Nancy Hoover

Stop the World…I Want to Get Off

The Subject Was Roses – Susan K. Rowland

The Sunshine Boys

The Women


How the Other Half Loves – Susan K. Rowland

Babes in Arms

The Last of Mrs. Lincoln – Nancy Hoover

Night Must Fall – Susan K. Rowland

Two by Two



Macbeth Did It

The Night of January 16


Once Upon a Mattress – Nancy Hoover



A Majority of One

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Fantasticks – Cy Webber


Light Up the Sky – Cy Webber

The Gingerbread Lady – Cy Webber

The Haunting of Hill House – Cy Webber

Blithe Spirit – Cy Webber

The Boy Friend – Cy Webber



Forty Carats


Chalk Garden

Music on the Move (A Revue)


Bell, Book, and Candle – Cy Webber

The Price – Cy Webber

Barefoot in the Park – Cy Webber

Butterflies Are Free – Cy Webber

Your Own Thing – Cy Webber


Dear Friends – Cy Webber

Boeing, Boeing – Cy Webber

I Am a Camera – Cy Webber

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – Cy Webber

Plaza Suite – Cy Webber


Cactus Flower – Cy Webber

Star Spangled Girl – Cy Webber

The Lion in Winter – Cy Webber

The Apple Tree – Cy Webber

Philadelphia Story – Cy Webber


Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff? – Cy Webber

Little Mary Sunshine – Cy Webber

Night of the Iguana – Cy Webber

Don’t Drink the Water – Cy Webber

The Odd Couple – Cy Webber


Lilies of the Field – Cy Webber

Roar of the Greasepaint…Smell of the Crowd – Cy Webber

Wait Until Dark – Cy Webber

A Delicate Balance – Cy Webber

Sweet Charity – Cy Webber


Marriage Go Round – Cy Webber

Carnival – Cy Webber

Picnic – Cy Webber

Sunday in New York – Cy Webber

Riverwind – Cy Webber


Cindy – Cy Webber

Mary, Mary – Cy Webber

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Cy Webber

Pygmalion – Cy Webber

Stop the World I Want to Get Off – Cy Webber


Camelot – Cy Webber/Tom Weatherston

Goodbye, Charlie

Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Etc.

Invitation to a March – Cy Webber

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Cy Webber


Once Upon a Mattress – Cy Webber

The Pleasure of His Company – Cy Webber

Toys in the Attic – Cy Webber

Come Blow Your Horn



The Torch Bearers

Magic Trio Rondo

Life with Mother

All the Way Home – Tom Weatherston

Papa is All – Tom Weatherston


Critic’s Choice – Tom Weatherston

The Fantasticks  – Tom Weatherston

Look Homeward, Angel – Tom Weatherston

Mister Roberts

Life with Father


Auntie Mame – Tom Weatherston

Little Mary Sunshine – Tom Weatherston

The Bad Seed – Tom Weatherston

No Time for Sergeants – Tom Weatherston

Three Men on a Horse – Tom Weatherston


The Girls in 509

Peter Pan

The Crucible – Tom Weatherston

Tea House of the August Moon

See How They Run – Tom Weatherston


The Match Maker

Wizard of Oz

Once More with Feeling

All My Sons

The Hasty Heart – Tom Weatherston


A Visit to a Small Planet

Sabrina Fair

Bell, Book, and Candle – C. Douglas Ramey

Caine Mutiny Court Martial



The Happy Time

Holiday for Lovers

The Women

The Mousetrap

Room Service


The King of Hearts

Anna Lucasta

Seven Year Itch

The Desperate Hours

The Lady is Not for Burning – C. Douglas Ramey


The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker

The Rainmaker

Mr. Roberts

Country Girl

Oh Men, Oh Women


My Three Angels

On Borrowed Time

Family Portrait

Mr. Barry’s Etchings

Time Out for Ginger

An Enemy of the People


Present Laughter

Street Scenes

Green Grow the Lilacs

The Innocents

The First Lady


The Bishop Misbehaves

Family Portrait

Another Part of the Forest


Ah, Wilderness


George and Margaret

Outward Bound

The Women

The Great Big Door Step

The Trial of Mary Dugan


George Washington Slept Here

John Loves Mary

The Enchanted Cottage

Cukoos on the Hearth

The Druid Circle – C. Douglas Ramey


Born Yesterday – C. Douglas Ramey

Susan and God

Night Must Fall

The Show Off

The Philadelphia Story

Ladies in Retirement


The Male Animal

Our Town

Angel Street



(Three One Act Plays) Suppressed Desires; The Monkey’s Paw; What’s in a Name

Ever Since Eve

Payment Deferred

You Can’t Take It with You

*Denotes summer children’s show


Clarksville Little Theatre: The Beginning

CLT began as the dream of Mr. Julius Obermiller, who enlisted the help of the Clarksville Optimist Club, the George Rogers Clark Parent-Teacher Association, and Donald Bottorff to stage a musical production that netted $300. This money was turned over by the Optimist Club to a committee to start a little theatre group. The theatre was organized in 1947 with its first productions taking place in the George Rogers Clark School gym. This was their home for several years, although a few productions were done at Colgate School. When rental fees became too high at the schools, they moved their operation to the Clarksville Optimist Club using a portable stage and sets that had to be moved to and from someone’s garage for every performance. At that time plans to build a theatre began to emerge.

In 1951, committees raised funds by selling 10 year, 2% notes to members of the community. These funds and a bank loan gave them the money to begin their project. The town of Clarksville sold CLT the land upon which the theatre was built. Donations of time, work and materials came from the community. It was a true community project.

Over the years, the building has undergone many improvements and renovations. All the while, Clarksville Little Theatre’s dedicated supporters have continued to provide the Southern Indiana and Metro Louisville Area with quality performances.

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