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Laurel Little Theater celebrates 50 years

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - One of the oldest theater companies in our area is celebrating its golden anniversary. The Laurel Little Theater began its 50th season with a gala at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art tonight.

Called, "50 Years of Magic," the event featured live music and honors for some of the founding members of the company.

It began in August of 1961.

For half a century, the Laurel Little Theater has performed 4 plays a year.

This year, all productions have a 60's theme. 

They include the musical "Beehive" and the drama, "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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