Welcome to Little Theatre of Norfolk

All Patrons: Masks Required, Plus Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID Test taken within 72 hours prior to performance. Full Policy.
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About Little Theatre of Norfolk

Visit the Chelsea neighborhood of Norfolk, and you will be welcomed by the bold red facade of Little Theatre of Norfolk. While this intimate 210-seat playhouse was initially built in 1949, Little Theatre of Norfolk has been a continuously operating community theatre since 1926. Back then, when the Little Theatre Movement was spreading across the country, the group operated out of a former horse stable on York Street downtown. After purchasing our home on Claremont Avenue in 1949, (renovated into a 186 seat playhouse with a brand new floor in 2010), Little Theatre of Norfolk has grown to produce full mainstage seasons, provide educational workshops, community opportunities, and offers an annual scholarship.

Looking for a space rental quote? Please fill out our Google Form with information about your event. LTN’s Board discusses and votes on space rental requests at their meetings every other month. If you need faster assistance, please fill out the form first, then notify the Production Chair at production@ltnonline.org to see if a decision can be expedited.

We thank you for your patience with our all-volunteer staff.

Thank You, Donors!

The Little Theatre of Norfolk has been able to continue the upkeep of our building, and provide quality digital and socially distanced content for the last year and a half thanks to the generosity of our individual and corporate donors, and our granting entities. We especially want to thank our granting entities for Season 94 and 95, the Norfolk Commission for the Arts, Business Consortium for the Arts, United Way of Hampton Roads, Hampton Roads Community Foundation, City of Norfolk Office of Resilience Retain Your Rain Project, and the Norfolk Rotary Club.

If you would like to make an individual donation to help us keep the lights on and the curtain rising, you can do so on our website!

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Scholarship Winner

LTN is proud to announce Lilly Easter as the recipient of this season’s Little Theatre of Norfolk scholarship in the amount of $1,000! Learn more about Lilly and her contributions to the theater on our scholarship page.

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Looking for behind the scenes “extras”? Check out Ghostlight: The Little Theatre of Norfolk Podcast on most major podcasting platforms!
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Ideas for episode topics? Want to share your original work? Email info@ltnonline.org subject line “Ghostlight”. We love to hear from you, our community and supporters!


Thank you to the Business Consortium for the Arts, Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Norfolk Arts Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the City of Norfolk Retain Your Rain Project, along with all of our individual donors. We appreciate your support as we develop virtual and outdoor, socially-distanced theatre in a variety of formats.

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