Productions

The Abbey Players strive for Quality theatre by producing 3-4 well-rehearsed mainstage productions a year, with a children's production during the summer. Hosted productions from outside theatre companies are often added in between. Abbey Players mainstage productions typically run 4 or more weekends, giving the surrounding community an ample number of shows to attend.

Online ticketing was successfully implemented in the fall of 2006. Tickets to all shows can be purchased HERE or by calling our box office at 337 893 2442.

 



Auditions E-mail
Upcoming Auditions
Be sure to keep checking for upcoming Abbey Player audition announcements!
 
Roald Dahlís Willy Wonka, Junior E-mail
Current Production
 
 
Tickets for The Children’s Theatre Guild of the Abbey Players Theatre production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, Junior are on sale NOW!! All tickets are $8.00 and the seating is general admission. 

Performance dates are:
Friday, Aug 1st at 7:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 2nd at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm

Sunday, Aug 3rd at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm

Friday, Aug 8th at 7:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 9th at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm

Sunday, Aug 10th at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm


Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA JR., featuring a memorable score by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory--or suffer the consequences.

This scrumdidilyumptious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. With this show's flexible cast size, featuring roles for all ages, your production will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination!
 
There is no assigned seating for this show; all tickets are general admission. Come on down to the theater early for some great entertainment and refreshments!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red, White, and Tuna E-mail
Upcoming Productions

The Abbey Players Theatre is excited to announce its upcoming production of the third installment in the Tuna trilogy- Red, White, and Tuna! 

This production, which will be directed by seasoned Abbey director Dianna Ducote, will take the audience through another satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. 

Along with Tuna's perennial favorites, some new Tuna denizens burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. This sets the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun from the land where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.  

Red, White, and Tuna is slated to coincide with the 4th of July. Be sure to check back for audition information and further information about this exciting production!

 
Things My Mother Taught Me E-mail
Past Productions

The Abbey Players Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for the upcoming Fall production of Things My Mother Taught Me by Katherine DeSavino. 

The cast consists of three newcomers to the Abbey Players stage:  Ryan Broussard will play  Gabe with Leigh Lupton and Lisa Harris as his parents, Wyatt and Lydia.  Gale Luquette and Rebecca Songne LeBlanc will play the roles of Carter and Karen, Olivia’s parents;  Lindsay LeBlanc will play Olivia.   And Linda LeBlanc will play the role of the quirky building superintendant, Max.

 

This comedy introduces us to Olivia and Gabe who are moving into their first apartment together. They’ve packed up all of their belongings and driven halfway across the country to start a new life together in Chicago. Their moving day doesn't go exactly as planned though and things become slightly more complicated when all of their parents show up to help! This brand new comedy takes a generational look at relationships and explores how sometimes parents unintentionally pass their best lessons on to their children.  This funny and touching show will make you laugh out loud and fall in love all over again.

The production opens on November 1, 2013 and will run weekends through Nov 23rd   with matinees on Nov 10th  and 17th at the Abbey Players Theatre. Evening performances will be at 7:30 pm and the matinees will be at 2pm. The play is directed by Shana Ledet Qualls who has directed several Abbey Players productions in the past, including A Christmas Carol, The Gingerbread Lady and Jekyll & Hyde. 

Tickets for the productions will go on sale October 10th and can be purchased either through our Web site or by calling the Abbey Players Theatre at 337-893-2442.  

 

 
Alice in Wonderland E-mail
Past Productions

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The Children's Guild of The Abbey Players will be presenting Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," as adapted by Charlotte Chorpenning the first three weekends of August! Join our cast of Vermilion Parish young performers as they perform the ever-endearing story of Alice's journey through the magical world of Wonderland.

"Alice in Wonderland" will open Friday, August 2, at 7:00 p.m., and will run the first three weekends of August. Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday matinees will be held on August 4, and August 11, at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through this Web site and will go on sale the third week of July. 

We hope  you join us for this Wonderland Adventure!

 
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