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Begun in 1931, The Clemson Little Theatre is one of the oldest community theatres in South Carolina. Originally started by friends of Clemson University, many of its early productions (even into the 1970s) were performed in buildings on and around campus. Since 1992 CLT has made its home in its own theatre, the Pendleton Playhouse in lovely and historic Pendleton, SC. ————————————— Check out the Season Brochure Here Season ticket sales closed Dec. 31 ————————————— Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Based on the book by Roald Dahl Dramatized by Richard R. George Directed by Chris Rose When young Charlie Bucket wins a golden ticket to the mysterious Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets and chocolates that have always been right under his nose but unaffordable for the Bucket family. Inside, Charlie and the other winners encounter a magical world full of innovation, amazement, sugary treats, Oompa-Loompas and, of course, the eccentric Willy Wonka himself. Performances: March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 2024 Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 pm Sunday @ 3:00 pm CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5 th to 12 th grades) NOTE: Online ticket sales close 2 hours before showtime. After that please call the CLT office to reserve same-day tickets or simply show up at the box office a half hour before showtime! Sponsored by The Pendleton Candy Company and Family Dental Health of Pendleton ————————————— Once Upon a Mattress By Mary Rodgers, Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, Marshall Barer Directed by Dennis Elkins and Music Director Laura Ritter The classic musical, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea,” features the brash and awkward Princess Winnifred, competing for the hand of Prince Dauntless. The prince’s domineering mother Queen Aggravain tries to thwart Winnifred’s hopes. Will true love prevail in this fairytale kingdom? Come and see! Sponsored by The Mattress Market Performances: April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 2024 Auditions: Sun Feb 18 @ 2-5pm & Mon Feb 19 @ 7-9 PM Auditions by appointment only. Sign up at http://tiny.cc/cltonce ————————————— Clemson Area Youth Theatre (CAYT) Showbiz Starters: Ages 5-10 Monday afternoons 5:30-6:30pm Winter classes: February 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2024 All Six (6) class sessions for $100. Class size is limited. Cary Doyle , Instructor Call the CLT Office (864-646-8100) for information and to register Sign Up Soon So You Don’t Miss Out!! And watch for our fun SUMMER CLASSES in July!! One-week sessions for Grades 1 and Up Announcements on Facebook and here later this Spring. ————————————————————————— Check out the Season Brochure Here Show Tickets go on sale 2 weeks before show opening date Season ticket sales closed December 31. ————————————————————————— CLT also accepts special donations. You can help us by making a tax-deductible gift securely online or by mailing contributions to our mailing address: The Clemson Little Theatre PO Box 1625 Clemson, SC 29633-1625 Whether you can help us or not at this time, thank you for your consideration and support. Best wishes and stay safe. CLT Office Phone: 864-646-8100 e-mail: CLTplays@gmail.com CLT on Facebook