Season 37: 2017-2018

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“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

A Musical with music and lyrics by William Finn.

Based on a book by Rachel Sheinkin.

Directed by Cheryl Blauer

Run dates: 8/25, 8/26, 8/31, 9/1, 9/2, 9/3, 9/7, 9/8, 9/9, 9/10, 9/14, 9/15, 9/16

Audition dates:  July 8 & 9 @ 2pm. For audition questions, contact Cheryl Blauer at cwblauer@gmail.com.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee offers a satirical look at six wacky kids (played by adults), along with some audience volunteers, competing in their local county spelling bee. There are three adults along to oversee the competition, and the contestants learn much about life and themselves as they use their individual and eccentric techniques in spelling the difficult words they’re given.

The spelling champions learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything in this fast paced crowd pleaser. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, this musical is a delightful den of comedic genius. The 2005 Broadway production was nominated for 6 Tony Awards!

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee causes audiences to fall in love, both with the show itself and its “perspicacious,” “jocular,” and “effervescent” spellers.

Rating:  Contains adult situations and language.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $20.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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“Baskerville – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

A comedy written by Ken Ludwig.

Directed by Curtis Ransom.

 

Run dates: 10/13, 10/14, 10/15, 10/19, 10/20, 10/21, 10/22, 10/26, 10/27, 10/28.

Audition dates Aug. 26 & 27 @ 2pm  For audition questions, contact Curtis Ransom at ranscurt@sbcglobal.net.

Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure.

“This new play turns one of Holmes’ most famous mysteries on its head. Instead of a heady whodunit, this production is a fast-paced comedy.” – Washington City Paper

Rating:  Appropriate for adults and young people ages 11 and up.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $15.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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 “The Great American

Trailer Park Christmas Musical”

Directed by Kelliey Chavez.

 

Music and lyrics by David Nehls, book by Betsy Kelso.

Run dates: 11/24, 11/25, 11/30, 12/1, 12/2, 12/3, 12/7. 12/8, 12/9, 12/10, 12/14, 12/15, 12/16.

Audition dates:  Sept. 9 (2pm) & 10 (5pm). For audition questions, contact Kelliey Chavez at Kelliey@Bluerealm.net.

Its holiday time down in Armadillo Acres (Florida’s premier mobile-living community) and everyone’s filled with warmth and beer. Your favorite trio (Betty, Lin, and Pickles) jingle all the way with some new neighbors in an all-new, all-trailer-park musical!

“… the writing [delivers] clever one-liners, puns, and zingers that leave the audience absolutely breathless with hearty laughter.” – Broadway World

Rating:  Contains adult situations and language.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $20.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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“THE UNXMAS STORY”

The “After-Hours” Christmas Show

Written by Jeff Goode.

Directed by Shannon Foy.

 

Run Dates: November 24, 25 and December 1,2,8 and 9 @ 10:30pm

Auditions: Will be held by appointment. Please contact the Shannon Foy at swinginmartinis@yahoo.com for more information.

On a not so silent night, in a little town called Bethlehem, a greedy King and an irritable Shepherd, come to know the true meaning of UnXmas.

“This irreverently witty tale will defy your expectations from beginning to end, and you’ll love every minute of it.” – Erie Times News

“The perfect, fun and irreverent piece…at Christmas…”- Chico News Review

Rating: Adult content and language!

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby. (no intermission).

Ticket Prices: $10.00 for all shows.  Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

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“The Tell-Tale Farce”

An American farce by Don Zolidis.

Directed by Shelby Bay.

 

Run dates: 1/12, 1/13, 1/18, 1/19, 1/20, 1/21, 1/25, 1/26, 1/27, 1/28, 2/1, 2/2, 2/3, 2018

Audition dates:  Nov. 4 & 5 @ 2pm. For audition questions, contact Shelby Bay at bay.shelby@gmail.com.

Edgar Allan Poe is just coming off the success of “The Raven”. So a wealthy dowager commissions him to write her a poem for a vast sum. Only problem: the man who shows up to write the poem isn’t Poe, he’s Poe’s mailman, and he’s on a quest to woo the dowager’s spinster niece. This is a freewheeling, door-slamming farce with a touch of the macabre.

Rating:  Some mild adult content.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $15.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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“Gladys Nights”

The world premier of a comedy written by Becky Kimsey.

Directed by Becky Kimsey.

 

Run dates: 3/2, 3/3, 3/4, 3/8, 3/9, 3/10, 3/11, 3/15, 3/16, 3/17, 2018

Audition dates Jan. 6 & 7@ 2pm. For audition questions, contact Becky Kimsey at beckylee.kimsey@gmail.com.

Gladys has an imaginary friend that reappears in her adult life to help her facilitate a career change from mild-mannered office worker to an assassin-for-hire. When Gladys advertises her new occupational services on social media, things really spin out of control.

Don’t miss this world premiere of local playwright/actress/director Becky Kimsey… fresh off of her writing/acting debut on Broadway in New York City!

Rating:  Adult situations and language.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $15.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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A dramatic comedy by Ronald Harwood.

Directed by Greg Culet.

 

Run dates: 4/13, 4/14, 4/15, 4/19, 4/20, 4/21, 4/22, 4/26, 4/27, 4/28, 2018.

Audition dates:  Feb. 10 & 11@ 2pm. For audition questions, contact Greg Culet at gmort2009@hotmail.com

Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each year, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva and refuses to sing. But the show must go on in this funny and poignant play.

Rating:  Adult language and suggestive humor.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $15.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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“Sister Act”

 Directed by Steven Santos.

 

 

A Musical written by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken.

Run dates: 5/25, 5/26, 5/31, 6/1, 6/2, 6/3, 6/7, 6/8, 6/9, 6/10, 6/14, 6/15, 6/16, 2018

Audition dates:  February 24th and 25th @ 2pm. For audition questions, contact Steven Santos at Stevensantos159@gmail.com.

A woman hiding in a convent helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own. This feel-good comedy smash is based on the hit film. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave you breathless. This uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical!

Rating:  Adult humor and mild language.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $20.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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“A Nice Family Gathering”

A comedy by Phil Olson.

Directed by Lance Taylor.

 

Run dates: 7/13, 7/14, 7/15, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21, 7/22, 7/26, 7/27, 7/28, 2018

Audition dates:  May 5 & 6 @ 2pm.  For audition questions, contact Lance Taylor at lance.b.taylor@gmail.com.

A hilarious story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her. It’s the first family gathering at the Lundeen household since the Patriarch died. Dad comes back as a ghost with a mission; to tell his wife he loved her, something he neglected to tell her while he was alive. After all, they were only married for 41 years. The problem is, she can’t hear or see him. The trouble begins when Mom invites a date for dinner.

“Hilarious and touching!” – LA Weekly

Rating:  Mild adult Themes.

The bar is open before all performances and at intermissions in our lobby.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2762190930

Ticket Prices: $15.00. Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

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