Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Gretna Little Theatre has had a great loss with the passing of Brenda Velarde. She was one of the founding members of GLT. She served on the Board of Directors for the past 10 years. She was the music director for most of our musical productions and she acted and sang in some of our shows as well.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Do you want to dress up and act like someone else?

Gretna Little Theatre will be having auditions for Rick Abbot's "Play On!". This play will be directed by Danville's Douglas Kendall Adams. Looking for men and women ages 16 and up. Auditions will be held Sunday April 2nd from 2-5 and Monday April 3rd from -9. The play will be held June 2-5. If you would like to dress up and act like someone else please come. 
It will be held at 101 Main St., Gretna, VA 24557

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Prom/Cocktail Dress Sale

Gretna Little Theatre will be hosting a Prom/Cocktail Dress Sale! On March 9th is by appointment only, please call Carrie at 434-309-7218. March 10th from 4 pm until 7 pm and March 11th from 10-2. Prices fro these dresses will range from $10 - $25. 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


The Gretna Little Theater Presents:Choose Your Own Romantic Story!

The Gretna Little Theater will be playing Fun and Romantic Movies all Pre- Valentine's Day Weekend for FREE!

Plus . . .

Friday night the 10th at 7 PM, We will Be playing the Classic Rock-Musical By Baz Luhrmann
“Moulin Rouge” full of all the Color and Flamboyance this film premiered with in 2001.

Saturday the 11th, a Matinee at 4PM, For all You Romantic Comedy Fans We will Be showing the Upbeat and Funny Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock Comedy “Two Weeks Notice”

ALSO. . .on Saturday Night at 7PM, you can stay for our Second Showing if you like-

Our PRIMO Feature, the Monumental Classic Comedy Love Story of All Time:
“The Princess Bride” Starring Carey Elwes and Robin Wright-Penn.

And Sunday the 12th, to Round out our Romantic Comedy Selections, Matinee at 4PM of the hilarious
“Music and Lyrics”, Starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore

For those of you love birds out there who want to Record, Facebook or just Shout out a Proclamation of your Love, our MC will be taking breaks during the film to let you Come On Stage and Profess your Feelings to that Special Someone, So Dress your best and Let’s have a Great Time!

We will be Playing these movies FOR FREE, but we do encourage a small donation to our Theater’s Rehabilitation and Building Project fund.  This is for upcoming projects such as repairs to our electrical system and a new Concessions Stand.

For all you last minute Love Birds there will be Chocolates along with other refreshments available!

Also Roses for sale for a small donation AND. . .

Each Entry comes with a Ticket for our Romantic Story Weekend Prizes!
There will be 3 prizes drawn for 3 Happy couples to finish celebrating their week of Love, Including Candy, Flowers and DVD’s for a special night!

Additional tickets can be purchased for $1!

So if you don’t have anything planned to impress that loved one, Plan your weekend with us!  If you’re looking for something but waited til’’ the last minute, we’ll bail you out!  Pretend this was your plan all along!

Don’t miss The Gretna Little Theater’s “Choose Your Own Romantic Comedy Weekend!”
The 10th, 11th and 12th of February, this weekend!



Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Volunteers Needed

I will be at the Center working this Saturday and anyone who can help part of the day would be appreciated.
Date:  Saturday February 4, 2017
Time: 11 AM to 7 PM
I will come earlier if some lets me know they want to start earlier.
Come when you can.  Do what you can.  Leave when you must.

Reply to me: jnordquist@peoplepc.com and Carrie: daisyeva@aol.com
         I will use to replies to organize project activities and get materials
         please note time you think you will be coming

If you do not know until day of, please come on in, there are ways we can use your help

Helpers under 12 need to be accompanied by a responsible sibling or adult
Finish control room expansion - wire outlets, put wall back up (Jim N.)
Counter for Coffee houses  - shelf and endcap to complete
Wiring (not hot) for non-electrical helpers
             Install boxes and pull wires
Raise Ceiling fans - shorten drop rods, 1 to be moved
Label lighting outlets (ladder work)
Raise Ceiling fans - shorten drop rods, 1 to be moved
Add outlets to lobby - requres work in basment/crawl space
Wire house lights to code
Mount speaker shelf  (Kelly Hoffman has agreed to take this project)
If you have your own tools please bring them, helpful would be:
ladders - 3 ft, 4 ft, 6 ft, 8 ft 10 ft
saws - circular, hand, jig, saws-all
drills and drill drivers

Jim Nordquist

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


Gretna Little Theatre's first production of 2017 will be  "The Boys Next Door" a play by Tom Griffin. This production will be  directed by Michael Carter who brought us "Arsenic and Old Lace" in 2016. "Boys..." deals with four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home.
Show times are as follows;  March 10th and 11th at 7:30pm and March 12th at 2:30pm.
Ticket prices for 2017 are $10.50 general admission and $8.50 for seniors,students,and military.
For more information please email us at gretnalittletheatre101@gmail.com.