Season 9


Experience something different with Lee Street theatre this year as we step into our 9th season!  This season we invite you to experience something familiar and something new from Off-Broadway musicals and live concerts to intimate dramas and original 10-minute plays all under one roof.  With the variety of events we have planned, there will be an experience out there for everyone.  Experience something extraordinary.  Experience something exciting.  Experience Lee Street theatre.


To find out about our Season Subscription and FLEX passes click HERE.

Want to audition?  Click HERE.

All shows are General Admission Seating.  All evening performances start at 7:30.  Lobby doors open 1 hour prior to showtime, theater doors open 30 min prior to showtime.


Exit, Pursued By a Bear

by Lauren Gunderson


September 8-10 and 15-17, 2016


Directed by Craig Kolkebeck


“If the Coen Brothers decided to set a feminist revenge tale in Atlanta and sprinkle it with Dixie Chicks pixie dust, it might look something like Exit, Pursued by a Bear.” -ArtsCritic Atlanta


Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Sponsored by


Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie

by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom


October 13-15 and 20-22, 2016


Based on the book by Mitch Albom.


Made into a movie in 1999 starring Hank Azaria and Jack Lemmon.




Sponsored by


Reefer Madness

Book by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney

Music by Dan Studney, Lyrics by Kevin Murphy


November 10-12 and 17-19, 2016



An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film. Made into a movie in 2005 starring Kristen Bell and Alan Cummings.


Originally directed by Andy Fickman and produced by Stephanie Steele for Dead Old Man Productions


Presented with Catawba College Theatre Arts Department



10 Minutes to Christmas

9th Annual 10-Minute New Play Festival


December 7-10, 2016


Lee Street theatre’s Original 10-Minute Play Festival is one of our most anticipated productions each season. Currently in its 9th year, the festival is a patron favorite. Whether you are an experienced playwright or trying to complete your bucket list, submit a play and have the chance to see your ideas come to life!

Submission Deadline is Friday, September 16, 2016.


Sponsored by


Viva Las Vegas

Musical Revue


January 19-22 and 26-28, 2017



What happens at Lee Street theatre, stays at Lee Street theatre…

Our annual music review brings us back to the days of show girls, Elvis, and neon lights.



Sponsored by


The Diary of Anne Frank

A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett


February 23-26 and March 2-4, 2017


Based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”

Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Lee Street theatre presents a Center for Faith & the Arts’ St. Thomas Players production



Sponsored by


Alice in Wonderland

by Lauren Gunderson


April 27-29, 2017



A Dance Fantasy

Come join us for and adventure down the rabbit hole, where reality meets fantasy.


Presented with Catawba College Theatre Arts Department


Boeing Boeing

by Marc Camoletti

Translated by Beverly Cross

Revised by Francis Evans


May 18-20 and 25-27, 2017



A classic farce that inspired the 1965 movie starring Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis.


Sponsored by




Big Fish

Book by John August

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa


June 15-17 and 22-24, 2017


Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August.


Big Fish is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide.  Originally produced on Broadway by Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen and Stage Entertainment with Roy Furman, Broadway Across America/Rich Entertainment Group, John Domo, The Nederlander Organization and Edward Walson in association with CJ E&M, Dancing Elephant Productions, Parrothead Productions, Harvey Weinstein/Carole L. Haber, Peter May/Jim Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz/Joe Picentile and Columbia Pictures.


Sponsored by


Exit, Pursued By a Bear

by Lauren Gunderson


September 8-10 and 15-17, 2016


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Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.


Sponsored by


St. Thomas Players

St. Thomas Players


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