office/information: 618.462.3205
Alton Little Theater Showplace: 2450 N. Henry (PO Box 156) - Alton, IL
Evening performances: 7:30 pm, Sunday Matinees: 2 pm
on October 10, 2018
Sometimes a play becomes a revolution, an idea lights the night sky, and a character becomes a part of cultural literacy. In 1963 a play called ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST ignited a national debate about mental health and treatment in state facilities ---and a charming rogue of a patient (character) did it all with reckless abandonment of the r...
on July 20, 2018
The 17-year October tradition will continue this year with guided gentle-walking tours in the City Cemetery on October 6th and 7th; 13th and 14th from noon until 3 p.m. Tours will leave from the main gate of the cemetery (Vine & 5th) every 15-minutes, visit 8 stops, and meet 11 actor/docents who portray notable persons from Alton's rich history...
on July 19, 2018
TBA SOON - More Extra, EXTRA Entertainment for 2019 with Plans underway for a Coffee House - New One Act Play showcase  A New Year's Kick - Off  The Return of Broadway & Chocolate...
on June 20, 2018
Eight actors will perform in the comfort of the Dorothy Colonius Foyer at the ALT Showplace on Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m. Brunch will be provided by My Just Desserts. Tickets are just $25 for this special event, perfect for those who cannot or would rather not partake in the walking cemetery tours beginning at noon the same day. Only 60 sea...
on June 18, 2018
ALTON - Each generation challenges the establishment to look at their modeling and actions and in doing so, adolescents hold up a mirror and enjoy pointing out hypocrisy and wrongdoing - and because of that, society evolves and social mores change. Fifty years ago a generation of “hippies” helped stop the Vietnam War. Now, fifty years ...
on April 30, 2018
Joseph File and Ty Dunn were selected from applicants to work on ALT's Summer Production of HAIR (the Musical) and work with ALT's president, Kevin Frakes and ALT's Marketing & Development Director, Lee Cox on all the behind-the scenes- technical skills of putting together a Musical. Joseph will be attending SIUE in the Fall and Ty will be he...
on April 26, 2018
Alton Little Theater has a big way to close its 84th season beginning May 11. ALT will conclude this year with the big-hearted musical "CAMELOT." ALT's Lee Cox said "CAMELOT" is a classic musical, which hopefully will introduce new and even seasoned audiences to a beautiful story set against a glorious score. The original Broadway Production pre...
on February 26, 2018
Alton Little Theater will launch the 85th Season (with Early-Bird purchase savings) on March 1st. The Showplace is open for Business Monday through Friday, 10am to 2pm  AND a special Season Ticket booth is being created for guests to visit during the runs of EXIT LAUGHING (March 16th thru 25th) and CAMELOT (May 11th thru 20th). Theater-lovers...
on January 15, 2018
ALT Office - NEW ( REVISED) HOURS - Monday - Friday 10am-2pm  462-3205 or click here...
on January 10, 2018
Alton Little Theater will be offering TWO Scholarships/Internships for the Summer of 2018 with awards for Students interested in pursuing degrees in Theater, Musical Theater, or Theater Management.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old by June 1, 2018 and submit a one-page letter in writing stating their "theatrical" aspirations and exper...
on December 1, 2017
Alton Little Theater is excited to offer two passionate students the chance at a $1,000 scholarship. ALT is proud to support up and coming college freshman on their journey into the Arts. To apply for the scholarship, students: Must be 18 by June 15th Must be entering into a college Theater Program Must write a one-page (or more) letter about...
on November 13, 2017
Renowned singer, comedian  and impersonator DEAN CHRISTOPHER  will bring his " Christmas in Las Vegas" ( complete with the Rat Pack) to the ALT Stage on Saturday, December 16th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and will include some special deals on Holiday libations!  Christopher has performed professionally for over twenty years in...
on August 7, 2017
THE NEW YORK TIMES RECOMMENDS THAT THEATER LOVERS ATTEND ALT SHOW!  .....Ok, Ok  well maybe that's correct but a "slight" overstatement in that the Times review actually said "BINGO is a splashy, zippy, fun new Musical Comedy great for ANY Theater looking to produce a small Musical with Big Heart!"-- - So, ALT President and Directo...
on March 1, 2017
Alton Little Theater announces the 84th Season with six mainstage shows scheduled at the Showplace. Tickets for the core season at the oldest community theater in the state of Illinois are on sale with EXTRA Early-Bird Savings prices in the month of March. The Season Includes TWO bookend Musicals....a new Comedy Musical just promoted by the Amer...
on February 15, 2017
Alton Little Theater announces that the Arts For Life/Theater Mask Awards (based in St. Louis) has given the theater 17 nominations for outstanding achievement in plays. 2016 shows PANACHE, THE FOREIGNER, SKIN DEEP, AND STEEL MAGNOLIAS are all nominated in categories for Best Comedy, Best Directions and Outstanding Performances. Actors Lee Cox, Dia...
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2450 N. Henry Street, PO BOX 156| Alton, IL 62002  618.462.3205