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Congratulations to the Cast of ON GOLDEN POND

Norman…..Roger Boss
Ethel…..Nancy Nickerson
Chelsea……Cari Roberson Keysear Wilmert
Charlie……Nathan Brandon Gaik
Billy……Donnie Gregory
Operator…..Jill Voyles

Mike Lovett, director, will reach out to cast members pertaining to rehearsals.

Performances will be June 27-30, 2019 at the Johnston Center for Performing Arts on the Lincoln College campus.

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Congratulations to the Cast of SHREK THE MUSICAL

Get ready to get let your Freak Flag Fly!!

Congratulations to the cast of Shrek and thank you to all who auditioned!

Our first rehearsal will be a read through at St. John United Church, 204 7th Street, Lincoln at 6:30 p.m on Wednesday, May 29th.

Please go to your account and update all of your information, including conflicts, so we can begin a specialized schedule. We also now need all your measurements, sizes, etc. so we can prepare to costume the show (including Tshirt size) but MOST IMPORTANTLY, let Jennifer Keith know if you do not accept your role.

For all Duloc/Fairytale Creatures – there are TONS of singing lines and speaking parts that will be assigned so you will all most likely have a character of your own but we will use the rehearsal process to specify those!

We had over 60 auditionees!

Shrek….David Helm
Fiona…..Brittney McLaughlin
Donkey…..Justin Brandon
Lord Farquaad….Brian Bolton
Dragon…..Angela Roberts, Kristin Wheeler, Sheralyn Bolton, Carissa Davis
Gingy….Kristin Wheeler
Pinocchio….Susan Wheeler
Wolf…..Michael Koke
Fairy Godmother….T.B.A.
Peter Pan…..Zildjian Bolton
Wicked Witch…..Tegan Folllis
Teen Fiona….Sadie Bolton
Mama Ogre/Mama Bear….Sheralyn Bolton
Papa Ogre/Papa Bear…..David Pickett
Duloc/Fairytale Creatures:
Ann Brookens, Anna Goldsberry, Aria Pumfrey, Azul Kong, Charlotte Judd, Chloe McFadden, Karri Caudle , Donna Kessinger, Emily Davis, Emma Adams, Hailee Rempe, Jacinth Kong, John David Dietrich, Kaylee Thomas, Kori Singleton, Laure Hyppolite, Emersyn Keith, Madalynn Uribe, Lanie Ihlenfeldt, Marin Crombie, Max Miller, Myah Bowman, Reece Winebrinner, Thomas Stauffer, Kailey Norton, Shaylyn Inselmann, Jasmine Howe, Caleb DeJarnette, Claire Kuhlman, Olivia Kuhlman, Madison Kurka, Karyn Blumhagen

Performances will be held July 25-28, 2019, at the Johnston Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL

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Congratulations to the Cast of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING

Aaron Hinton

Julie King

Barry King

Kelly Rosendahl

Randy Dunham

Linda Cole

Brian Bolton

Sheralyn Bolton

Curt Schleich

Lauren Stanfield

Deb VanDeVoort

Jill Voyles

Emmary Roemer

Thank you to all who auditioned! Brandon Davis will contact all cast members with schedule updates.

Performances will be held June 6-9, 2019, at the Johnston Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL

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2019 Season Opening Celebration Dinner!

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This is your chance to meet the directors, get the inside scoop on our upcoming season, learn about available volunteer opportunities and maybe even see a quick performance by the Board of Directors!

Friday, March 1st from 6-8 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Lincoln, IL (217 Limit Street)

Please fill out our Google form HERE to register!

IF you cannot attend but are still interested in being a part of our 2019 season, please fill out the form as well!

Our gratitude is extended through this free dinner for all those who have participated in the past shows or plan to participate (via time, energy or funding) this year. Please join us!

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Set Designer/Builder Needed for Summer 2019

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This summer, LCT (Lincoln Community Theatre) needs to fill a salaried position of set designer/builder for each of the three productions – A Grand Night for Singing, On Golden Pond and Shrek the Musical. Applications for all three individually or together will be considered.

Come be a part of our great team of artists as we put together amazing live theatre for our community!

Contact Brandon Davis via email at

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2018-2019 LCT Board of Directors

We are proud to announce the officers and board members for the 2018-2019 season at Lincoln Community Theatre.

President – Brandon Davis

First Vice President – David Helm

Vice President/Secretary – Caroline Higgins

Treasurer – Holly Woodhall

Sheralyn Bolton

Roger Boss

Tamara Dietrich

Katie Gosda

Jennifer Keith

Paula Landess

Carolyn Schreiber

Steve Schreiber

Tim Searby

Keith Snyder

Lauren Stanfield

Board Member Emeritus – Jean Gossett

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Director Search for 2019 Summer Season

Lincoln Community Theatre is looking for talented people to form the creative teams for their 2019 productions of A Grand Night for Singing, On Golden Pond and Shrek the Musical.


On Golden Pond staff includes:

Artistic Director, Technical Director (Set Design and Construction),

Light Design and Operation, Sound Design and Operation (if needed.)


A Grand Night for Singing and Shrek staff includes:  

All of the above positions plus Conductor,

Musical Accompanist, Choreographer, and Vocal Director.


2019 Season


A Grand Night for Singing

June 6-9, 2019

Rehearsals begin April 2019


On Golden Pond

June 27-30, 2019

Rehearsals begin May 2019


Shrek the Musical

July 25-28, 2019

Rehearsals begin June 2019

A scheduled six-week rehearsal period plus one week of tech in the theatre prior to performances is required, by policy. All performances are in the Johnston Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Lincoln College.  Auditions and callbacks for all three shows will be held on Saturday – Sunday March 30-31, 2019.


The LCT Board of Directors will interview for these positions by appointment on Sunday, October 21st, 2018, from 1-5 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 402 Pekin St, Lincoln, IL 62656. Directors may include staff personnel to assist them in presenting ideas regarding sets, costumes, special effects of other technical advice. Musical accompanists will be requested to perform a short selection which best displays their talents.


For more information or to set up an appointment, all interested individuals should contact:

Brandon Davis: at 217-737-0479 or

Appointments will be taken through Wednesday, October 17.

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Thank you to our fabulous casts, crews, directors and board members for a fabulous season, but most of all, thank YOU to our audience members for your support. We are so happy to be back in Lincoln and look forward to a long, healthy reboot for many years to come.


Details about our 2019 summer season will be coming soon….


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s A Grand Night For Singing

On Golden Pond

Shrek The Musical