2017 South Florida Theater Calendar

Several companies stage previews while the production is fine-tuned. The range of dates listed below may begin with preview performances. Please ask theater staff when making reservations when opening night is scheduled.

While we will strive to keep this as current as possible, all information is provided by the theaters and is subject to change.

April 14-May 28

No Way to Treat a Lady
Stage Door Theater, Theater 2
8036 W Sample Rd, Margate
(954) 344-7766
stagedoortheatre.com

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A comedy thriller:  Detective Morris Brummell and actor Christopher “Kit” Gill have much in common: both dream of success headlined in The New York Times and contend with overbearing mothers. Morris shares an apartment with his mother, Flora Brummell, while Kit’s mother, Alexandra, a recently deceased theatrical star, continues to haunt him.  Gill becomes a serial killer who is fixated on his late mother, who had been an actress, so Gill preys on older women who remind him of her. As a Broadway theater director and costumer, he adopts various disguises, e.g. priest, policeman, plumber, hairdresser, etc., to put his victims at ease (and also avoid being identified) before strangling them and painting a pair of lips on their foreheads with garish red lipstick. Gill strikes up a complicated and funny relationship with Detective Morris Brummel who is investigating the murders.

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April 28-June 11

Nine
Stage Door Theater, Theater 1
8036 W Sample Rd, Margate
(954) 344-7766
stagedoortheatre.com

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This 5 time Tony award winner is the story of Guido Contini, who has turned forty and faces double crises: he has to shoot a film for which he can’t write the script, and his wife of twenty years, the film star Luisa del Forno, may be about to leave him if he can’t pay more attention to the marriage. Luisa’s efforts to talk to him seem to be drowned out by voices in his head, voices that are  the women Guido has loved!

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May 10 – 27

Forever Plaid
Waterfront Playhouse
310 Wall Street, Key West
(305) 294-5015
waterfrontplayhouse.org

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One stormy night, four eager singers known as The Plaids meet their untimely ends. Miraculously they return from the afterlife to do the show they never got to perform. Written and originally directed & choreographed by Stuart Ross; directed by Cameron Murray. Preview: May 10.

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May 11-28

The Zoo Story
Andrews Living Arts Studio
23 NW 5th St., Fort Lauderdale
andrewslivingarts.org

(800) 838-3006

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Edward Albee’s classic early one-act, directed by and starring Jerry Jensen with Diego Coscia.

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May 12-June 4

Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties
Thinking Cap Theatre
The Vanguard
1501 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale
813-220-1546 
thinkingcaptheatre.com     

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Meet Betty, Betty, Betty, Betty, and Betty . . . Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something.  It’s a timely, pointed, and playful investigation of gender. This is the Southeastern Premiere, by Jen Silverman.

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May 17 – 27

Shirley Valentine
Fringe Theater Key West
The Studios of Key West
533 Eaton Street, Key West
(305) 731-0581
fringetheater.org/

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Shirley might as well talk to the wall for as much as anyone listens to her. So she does. Talk to the wall. Constantly. While wondering how the rebellious girl who was Shirley Valentine has become the invisible mother-wife Shirley Bradshaw. But her life could take a sharp turn! Will she take a leap of faith (or at least a step onto an airplane) and accompany her friend to Greece? But how will the wall manage without her? Written by Willey Russell; directed by Carole MacCartee.

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May 17-June 11

 It Shoulda Been You
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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Audiences are cordially invited to the wedding of the year. The bride is Jewish. The groom is Catholic. Her mother is a force of nature; his mother is a tempest in a cocktail shaker. And when the bride’s ex-boyfriend shows up, the perfect wedding starts to unravel faster than one can whistle. This South Florida premiere has book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove; music by Barbara Anselmi.

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May 18-June 10

Quills
Infinite Abyss
The Abyss Stage
2304 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 326-7767
infinite-abyss.org/

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Inspired by the life and work of the Marquis de Sade, Quills re-imagines the last years of the Marquis’ incarceration in the insane asylum at Charenton.

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May 19-June 4

Spamalot
MNM Productions
Rinker Playhouse, Kravis Center
701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach
(561) 832-7469
kravis.org/boxoffice

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Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful showgirls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls? The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony Awards , including “Best Musical,” and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

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May 19-June 18

The Cripple of Inishmaan
Palm Beach Dramaworks
Dan & Ann Brown Theater
201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
(561) 514-4042
palmbeachdramaworks.org

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In this darkly comic play by Martin McDonagh, a handicapped young man seeks to escape the cruelty and bleakness that engulf him on the desolate island of Inishmaan by participating in a Hollywood film being made nearby.

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May 20-June 4

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Delray Beach Playhouse
950 NW 9th Street, Delray Beach
(561) 272-1281
delraybeachplayhouse.com/

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Christopher Durang’s family comedy tells the story of three self-absorbed middle-aged siblings. Masha is a successful film actress, who (at 50) is no longer being offered the sexy roles that made her famous. Her sister and brother continue to live in the family home in Bucks County, supported through the years by Masha’s lucrative film career. Her income dwindling, Masha has been advised to sell the family home; but for her siblings, this would be a life-altering catastrophe. A potential family tragedy quickly turns comic when we begin to realize how utterly clueless each sibling is about the effect of their actions on others, including the family housekeeper (a voodoo priestess) and Masha’s hyper-sexual “boy-toy” named Spike. This comic tour-de-force won the 2013 Tony Award as “The Best Play of the Year.”

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May 27-June 25

The Legend of Georgia McBride
Gable Stage
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
(305) 445-1119
gablestage.org/

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How can an Elvis impersonator become a winning drag queen in the Florida Panhandle? With an empty bank account and pregnant wife, Casey’s going to have to answer that question fast in this music-filled comedy by Matthew Lopez about finding your true voice.

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June 1-18

Proof
New City Players
Performing at Empire Stage
1140 N. Flagler Dr., Fort Lauderdale
newcityplayers.org/buytickets/
(954) 591-0818

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David Auburn, the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner, follows Catherine immediately after the death of her father, Robert. Robert was a mathematical genius in his youth but suffered from severe bouts of mental illness for much of his later life. Catherine was his primary caretaker. She must now figure out who she is while sorting through which part(s) of her father she inherited.

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June 1-July 2

Summer Shorts II
Presented by City Theatre and Adrienne Arsht Center
Carnival Studio Theater
In the Ziff Ballet House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.

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Celebrate the diversity of Miami through laughter with an all new line up of ten-minute plays and mini-musicals starring a company of South Florida theatre all-stars. This season’s collection of scripts are penned by the country’s best writers including the hilarious mini-musical 21 Chump Street written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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June 9-25

Once Upon This Island, Jr.
Sol Children Theatre
Sol Theater
3333 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 447-8829
solchildren.org

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Adapted from the celebrated Broadway musical, with its story of one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice, this is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty; directed by James Skiba.

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June 10

Curtain Call Playhouse 20th Anniversary Celebration
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 W Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
ccpompano.org/

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Featuring a Gala Reception & special performance of “Relationship Shorts,” a collection of scenes and musical numbers through the years performed by Curtain Call Playhouse’s actors and singers. FREE but RSVP Required

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June 10-26

Hay Fever
Florida Atlantic Theater
Festival Repertory Theatre
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
800-564-9539
fauevents.com

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From Noel Coward, this comedy is set in an English country house in the 1920s. The play imagines one couple’s “quiet” weekend getaway gone awry when their children show up. The Bliss family become embroiled in a family feud as this farcical comedy of manners descends into a flurry of comic mayhem.

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June 13 – 25

Finding Neverland
Broadway in Fort Lauderdale
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale
browardcenter.org
(954) 462-0222

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Winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.

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June 15-July 16

The Goldberg Variations
Island City Stage
2304 Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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It’s the Goldberg family’s annual celebration of Grandma Bessie’s birthday, even though she’s been dead for 21 years.  A surprise crisis forces this quirky family to come together to deal with the present, let go of the past, and face the future as we see the story unfold through the lens of each character. A world premiere comedy by Stuart Meltzer.

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June 16-July 30

Swing Swing Swing
Stage Door Theater, Theater 2
8036 W Sample Rd, Margate
(954) 344-7766
stagedoortheatre.com

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The return of a popular entry from past seasons.

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June 23 – 24

Guys and Dolls
Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts
Maltz Jupiter Theater
1001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter
(561) 575-2223
jupitertheatre.org

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An oddball romantic comedy: gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town. Featuring students in grades 6 -12.

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June 23-July 22

Sense and Sensibility
Florida Atlantic Theater
University Theatre and Studio One Theatre
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
800-564-9539
fauevents.com
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Based on the Jane Austen novel, this play by Kate Hamill tells the story of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, as they cope with changing social circumstances and wistful longings for love.   

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June 24-25

Waking Sleeping Beauty
Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 W Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
ccpompano.org/

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Everyone is invited to the party celebrating the birth of the new princess – except Mathilda, an oddball fairy notorious for her terrible gifts. When she shows up anyway with an enchanted spinning wheel, it turns out to be cursed, causing Princess Aurora to fall into an enchanted sleep until she’s awakened by true love’s kiss. A fun look at this fairytale classic.

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June 29-July 16

Firemen are Rarely Necessary
Mad Cat Theater Company
Miami Theater Center, MainStage
9806 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores
(305) 751-9550
mtcmiami.org

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A world-premiere dark comedy by Theo Reyna about some light censorship. In 2011, Florida’s Governor banned the use of the phrases “climate change” and “global warming” by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. By 2015 he had the ban extended to most other state agencies. “Fireman are Rarely Necessary” is set in a not so distant Florida future where it has become increasingly difficult to find the right words to describe a place where things have gone very wrong.

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June 30-July 30

Into the Woods
Florida Atlantic Theater
University Theatre and Studio One Theatre
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
800-564-9539
fauevents.com

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The winner of several Tony Awards, including Best Score and Best Book, “Into the Woods” is a Stephen Sondheim’s musical that blends familiar fairy tales like “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Rapunzel,” and “Cinderella,” following the story of a baker and his wife as they try to undo a witch’s curse that has left them childless. Winner of best revival awards in 2002 and 2011.

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June 30-Aug. 6

Minnie’s Boys
Stage Door Theater, Theater 1
8036 W Sample Rd, Margate
(954) 344-7766
stagedoortheatre.com

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The Madcap Marx Brothers Musical, a story of the early days of the Marx Brothers and their mother/manager, with book by Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher; music by Larry Grossman; lyrics by Hal Hackady.

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July 1 – 2

Godspell
Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts
Maltz Jupiter Theater
1001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter
(561) 575-2223
jupitertheatre.org

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A troupe of actors helps Jesus Christ stage parables with games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comedic timing. This first major musical by three-time Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz reminds us of the importance of kindness, tolerance and love. Student Production.

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July 6-23

Twelfth Night
New City Players
Performing at the Vanguard Sanctuary for the Arts
1501 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
newcityplayers.org/buytickets/
(954) 591-0818

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A classical comedy of romantic proportions, Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare follows Viola (disguised as a male) in her love for Orsino, Orsino in his love for Olivia, and Olivia in her love for the disguised Viola. It is the classic love triangle padded by a hilarious subplot to make Olivia’s pompous steward, Malvolio, look like a total fool.

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July 12-Aug. 6

Slava’s SnowShow
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.

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Inspired by the most famous mime artists of all time, including Charlie Chaplin, Marcel Marceau and Engibaro, Russian-born Slava Polunin has dedicated his life since the age of 17 to re-claiming and re-establishing the art and craft of the true clown. After founding his own theater company “Litsedei” in 1979, Slava has taken clowning out of the circus and into the streets, and from there to major theaters around the world. Winner of London’s Olivier Award for Best Entertainment and 2005 Drama Desk Award recipient for Unique Theatrical Experience. Previews July 12-13.

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July 12-Aug. 13

Finding Mona Lisa
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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In his newest play, Carbonell Award-winning playwright Michael McKeever explores the history of the world’s most famous painting, including Leonardo da Vinci’s meeting of Senora del Giocondo (Mona Lisa) and his masterful creation of her indelible countenance. This presents highlights throughout the painting’s infamous past, including her vandalism, her theft, her journey to America (at the request of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy) and the various places she spent her storied lifespan, including hanging in Napoleon’s bedroom, before her final resting place at the Louvre.

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July 13-20

1984
Outré Theatre Company
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 SW 1st Ave, Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
outretheatrecompany.com

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This adaptation of George Orwell’s seminal 1984, written by Andrew White, premiered at the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, and later moved to the Steppenwolf Theatre. The haunting look at fascism and doublethink will be Outré’s first production in the Pompano Beach Cultural Center.

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July 20-Aug. 12

Bad Jews
Main Street Players
6766 Main Street, Miami Lakes
(305) 558-3737
mainstreetplayers.com

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In this dark comedy by Joshua Harmon cousins battle over a special memento left behind by their grandfather after his death.  The grandfather was a Holocaust survivor and the two cousins feel differently about their Jewish roots and heritage.

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July 21-Aug. 6

Company
MNM Productions
Rinker Playhouse, Kravis Center
701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach
(561) 832-7469
kravis.org/boxoffice

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Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book. Stephen Sondheim’s game-changing musical is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships.

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July 28-29

James and the Giant Peach, Jr.
Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts
Maltz Jupiter Theater
1001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter
(561) 575-2223
jupitertheatre.org

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A boy and his insect friends take an amazing journey across the ocean. Featuring students in grades 3 – 5. By Roald Dahl.

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July 29-Aug. 27

Informed Consent
Gable Stage
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
(305) 445-1119
gablestage.org/

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With genomic breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, we can learn more about what our futures may hold than ever before. But how much should we know? And who gets to decide? This play by Deborah Zoe Laufer takes us into the personal and national debate about science v. belief, and whether our DNA is our destiny.

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Aug. 6-21

 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Evening Star Productions
Sol Theater
3333 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 447-8829
eveningstarproductions.org

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By William Shakespeare, this project is directed and adapted by Seth Trucks.

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Aug. 6 – 21

Alice in Wonderland
Sol Children Theatre
Sol Theater
3333 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 447-8829
solchildren.org

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Alice will once again fall through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar anthropomorphic creatures.  This classic fantasy by Lewis Carroll will be adapted especially for Sol’s stage by actor/director/playwright Seth Trucks.

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Aug. 10-27

True West
New City Players
Performing at the Vanguard Sanctuary for the Arts
1501 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
newcityplayers.org/buytickets/
(954) 591-0818

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Sam Shepard, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, explores what it means for humans to have a “double nature.” Two estranged brothers, Lee and Austin, meet up in their mother’s Southern California suburban home; Austin to work on his latest screenplay and Lee to scour the surrounding houses for valuable appliances.

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Aug. 17-Sept. 10

 Shorts Gone Wild
Island City Stage
2304 Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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5th Annual version of this series of eight 10-minute plays produced in partnership with City Theatre.

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Sept. 28-Oct. 21

The Underpants
Main Street Players
6766 Main Street, Miami Lakes
(305) 558-3737
mainstreetplayers.com

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A public scandal takes place when Theo’s very attractive wife’s underpants fall to the ground during a parade for the King in 1910 Germany.  He is a government clerk and this incident caused him much anxiety as he fears he will lose his job. By Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin.

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Oct. 6 – 22

La Cage aux Folles
MNM Productions
Rinker Playhouse, Kravis Center
701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach
(561) 832-7469
kravis.org/boxoffice

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After twenty years of un-wedded bliss Georges and Albin, two men partnered for better-or-worse get a bit of both when Georges’ son (fathered during a one night fling) announces his impending marriage to the daughter of a bigoted, right-wing politician. Further complicating the situation is the ‘family business’: Albin and Georges run a drag nightclub in St. Tropez, where Albin is the “star” performer ‘Zaza’. Georges reluctantly agrees to masquerade as “normal” when he meets the family of the bride-to-be.

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Oct. 7-Nov. 5

TBA
Gable Stage
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
(305) 445-1119
gablestage.org/

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An exciting new play that is currently in negotiation.

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Oct. 19-Nov. 12

The Drowsy Chaperone
The Wick Theatre
7901 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 995-2333
thewick.org

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Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one song and dance number after another. It’s a meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.

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Oct. 25-Nov. 26 (English language run)
Nov. 30-Dec. 17 (Spanish language run)

Evita
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Duarte Peron. It follows her journey from fatherless child to ambitious actress to the most powerful woman in Latin America—and, eventually, to a saint-like figure after her death from cancer at age 33. Actors’ Playhouse will reprise Evita in both English and Spanish.

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Nov. 2-19

American Idiot
Outré Theatre Company
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 SW 1st Ave, Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
outretheatrecompany.com

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This punk opera was written by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer as a response to the political climate of the era of “extraordinary rendition,” the Patriot Act, and “freedom fries.” It follows three friends as they struggle to choose between their dreams and the gray anesthesia of suburbia.

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Nov. 9-Dec. 10

Hir
Island City Stage
2038 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the wars to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mom. Along with Isaac’s newly out transgender sibling as her ally, she’s on a crusade to exact revenge on an abusive marriage. But in Taylor Mac’s comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it. The production will feature Carbonell-Award nominee Mia Matthews and will be directed by Artistic Director Andy Rogow.

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Nov. 11-18

Lucia di Lammermoor
Florida Grand Opera
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.
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The score for Gaetano Donizetti’s Scottish tragedy features some of the most dramatic music Donizetti ever composed. Playing the heroine who is forced by her family into an arranged marriage and winds up slaughtering her bridegroom on their wedding night is soprano Anna Christy. Christy shares the role with Haeran Hong. Sharing the role of Edgardo, the lover whom Lucia’s family maneuvers out of the way, are tenors Joshua Guerrero and Jesús León. The conductor is Alexander Polianichko,

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Nov. 24-Dec. 24

A Wonderful Life
The Wick Theatre
7901 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 995-2333
thewick.org

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Frank Capra’s beloved classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life” is brought to the stage in this uplifting chronicle of the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. This musical faithfully follows the story line of George Bailey whose guardian angel reveals to him how different the world would have been had he never been born.  The story is brought to life through the collaboration of Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winner Sheldon Harnick and Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo. 

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Nov. 30-Dec. 2

 Lucia di Lammermoor
Florida Grand Opera
Au-Rene Theater
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale
(800) 741-1010
fgo.org/

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The score for Gaetano Donizetti’s Scottish tragedy features some of the most dramatic music Donizetti ever composed. Playing the heroine who is forced by her family into an arranged marriage and winds up slaughtering her bridegroom on their wedding night is soprano Anna Christy. Christy shares the role with Haeran Hong. Sharing the role of Edgardo, the lover whom Lucia’s family maneuvers out of the way, are tenors Joshua Guerrero and Jesús León. The conductor is Alexander Polianichko,

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Jan. 11-Feb. 11

Zanna, Don’t!
Island City Stage
2038 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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This musical fairy tale by Tim Acito and Alexander Dinelaris is set in a parallel universe somewhere in middle America where homosexuality is the norm and heterosexuality is a taboo.  Most of the action takes place at heterophobic Heartsville High where Zanna, the school’s magical matchmaker, brings together happy couples; that is until the football team’s new quarterback and the captain of the Girls’ Intramural Mechanical Bull-Riding Team begin to discover their feelings for each other. Joining director Andy Rogow for this adventure will be Musical Director Michael Ursua and Choreographer Andy Fiacco.

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Jan. 11-Feb. 18

Singin’ in the Rain
The Wick Theatre
7901 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 995-2333
thewick.org

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The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay. Lauded for its iconic choreography by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, Singin’ in the Rain, offers a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the 1920’s as stars transitioned from silent films to “talkies.”

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Jan. 17-Feb. 4

Noises Off
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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This farce by Michael Flynn presents a cast of itinerant actors rehearse a flop called Nothing’s On. This comedy features a single-set farce where the audience gets to see the show from onstage and off as lovers frolic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away and a festival of delirium ensues. Noises Off was just nominated for the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of A Play.

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Jan. 26-28

Tosca
Palm Beach Opera
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach
(561) 833-7888
pbopera.org/

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Giacomo Puccini’s tragic tale of a romance complicated by dirty politics and betrayal with soprano Keri Alkema portraying the title role on Jan. 26 & 28. On January 27, Alexandra Loutsion returns to the Palm Beach Opera stage as Floria Tosca. The lead tenor role of Cavaradossi is shared by Riccardo Massi (January 26 & 28) and Adam Diegel (January 27). Scarpia is portrayed by Michael Chioldi, as well as Russian baritone Alexandr Krasnov. The cast and orchestra will be led by Palm Beach Opera Chief Conductor David Stern; stage director of the production designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle is Fenlon Lamb.

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Jan. 27-Feb. 3

Salome
Florida Grand Opera
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.

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Richard Strauss’s Salome portrays the decadence of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the depraved princess is soprano Melody Moore. She shares the role with Kirsten Chambers. Filling out the cast are baritone Mark Delavan, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, and tenor John Easterlin. Leading the orchestra is Timothy Myers.

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Feb. 1-18

Reservoir Dolls
Outré Theatre Company
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 SW 1st Ave, Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
outretheatrecompany.com

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This is an East Coast premiere of the adaptation by Erika Soerensen of Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 indie hit, reimagined with an all-female cast. A group of thieves assemble to pull off the perfect diamond heist, which turns into a bloody ambush when one of the women turns out to be a police informer. Outré’s production of Reservoir Dolls will also be the first production of the play to be directed by a woman, assistant artistic director Shannon Ouellette.

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Feb. 8-10

 Salome
Florida Grand Opera
Au-Rene Theater
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale
(800) 741-1010
fgo.org/

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Richard Strauss’s Salome portrays the decadence of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the depraved princess is soprano Melody Moore. She shares the role with Kirsten Chambers. Filling out the cast are baritone Mark Delavan, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, and tenor John Easterlin. Leading the orchestra is Timothy Myers.

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Feb. 23-25

Candide
Palm Beach Opera
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach
(561) 833-7888
pbopera.org/

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Candide, in the first ever fully staged Bernstein work presented by Palm Beach Opera, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth. Chief Conductor David Stern and friend of the Bernstein family will be at the musical helm. Tenor Miles Mykkanen sings the title role of Candide in his Palm Beach Opera debut. Also making her company debut, soprano Alisa Jordheim portrays the character Cunegonde, while former Palm Beach Opera Benenson Young Artist Tobias Greenhalgh plays Maximilian. Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves returns to Palm Beach Opera as The Old Lady.

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Feb. 28-March 25

Once
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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Winner of eight Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Once tells the tale of a Dublin street musician and the beautiful young woman who takes an interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights. Once is the only show to have music that won the Academy Award, Grammy Award, Olivier Award and Tony Award. Music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová; book by Enda Walsh; based on the film Once by John Carney.

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March 8-April 8

Brigadoon
The Wick Theatre
7901 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 995-2333
thewick.org

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This is a Scottish fantasy about a town that disappears into the Highland mist and returns for only one day every one hundred years.  It includes Waitin’ for My Dearie, I’ll Go Home with Bonnie Jean, Come to Me, Bend to Me, Almost Like Being in Love, There But for You Go I, The Heather on the Hill and My Mother’s Weddin’ Day. This is a tribute to simplicity, true love and goodness, which is hidden from the ordinary traveler. The Lerner and Lowe musical opened on Broadway in 1947, and was adapted to film in 1951 starring Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.

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March 17-24

Orfeo ed Euridice
Florida Grand Opera
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.
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Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice paves the way musically from the Baroque to the age of Mozart, tells of the harrowing journey that the poet and musician Orpheus takes to the Underworld to rescue his beloved wife, Euridice. Countertenors Anthony Roth Costanzo and John Holiday alternate in the role of Orfeo. Euridice is played by Cuban-American soprano Eglise Gutiérrez.

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March 22-April 8

TBA
Outré Theatre Company
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 SW 1st Ave, Pompano Beach
(954) 839-9578
outretheatrecompany.com

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TBA

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March 23-25

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Palm Beach Opera
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach
(561) 833-7888
pbopera.org/

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A new co-production between Palm Beach Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Philadelphia, and San Diego Opera under the direction of Stephen Lawless. Set and costume designs are by Leslie Travers, with lighting design by Thomas C. Hase. Antonino Fogliani returns to conduct the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra and an international cast that includes Italian Marko Mimica as Figaro, and Janai Brugger as the bride-to-be, Susanna. The Countess is sung by Caitlin Lynch. Multi-media artist David Adam Moore sings the Count, and Irene Roberts returns as Cherubino.

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March 24

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Children’s Performance
Palm Beach Opera
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach
(561) 833-7888
pbopera.org/

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The annual Children’s Performance, a one-hour abridged version of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), will star members of the Benenson Young Artist Program and the Apprentice Artist Program, conducted by Associate Conductor and Chorus Master Greg Ritchey.

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March 29-31

Orfeo ed Euridice
Florida Grand Opera
Au-Rene Theater
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale
(800) 741-1010
fgo.org/

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Richard Strauss’s Salome portrays the decadence of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the depraved princess is soprano Melody Moore. She shares the role with Kirsten Chambers. Filling out the cast are baritone Mark Delavan, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, and tenor John Easterlin. Leading the orchestra is Timothy Myers.

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March 29-April 29

The Radicalization of Rolfe
Island City Stage
2038 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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The world premiere of Andrew Bergh’s intriguing play – Remember Rolfe in “The Sound of Music” who’s seventeen, going on eighteen and dating Liesl Von Trapp? His boyfriend isn’t happy with that fact but Herr Zeller, the head of the local Nazi party, uses the relationship to infiltrate the Von Trapp household. Franz, the butler and Frau Schmidt the housekeeper become ensnared in spy games in which no one ends up the winner. German actor Michael Kehr will be joining a local cast directed by Associate Artistic Director Michael Leeds.

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April 19-May 13

Jerry’s Girls
The Wick Theatre
7901 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton
(561) 995-2333
thewick.org

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As the only composer-lyricist with the distinction of having three musicals that ran more than 1500 consecutive performances on Broadway, Jerry’s Girls is an homage to Jerry Herman.  Created by Jerry Herman and Larry Alford, it showcases songs from Herman’s shows, including Hello Dolly!, MAME,  La Cage Aux Folles and more. Songs include “It Only Takes a Moment,” “Open a New Window,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “The Best of Times,” and other classics. 

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April 28-May 5

Florencia en el Amazonas
Florida Grand Opera
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami
(305) 949-6722
arshtcenter.org.

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Daniel Catán’s lyrical masterpiece is the story of a soprano’s emotional journey as she searches for her missing husband, thanks to its libretto, influenced by the writings of Gabriel García Márquez, coupled with Catán’s lush, Puccini-esque score. Soprano Ana María Martínez shares the title role with Sandra López. Heading the supporting cast are baritone Steven LaBrie, soprano Cecilia Violetta López, and tenor Andrew Bidlack.

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May 9-June 24

Million Dollar Quartet
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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Inspired by the famous photo and phenomenal true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time in their careers. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered together by Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the most electrifying jam and storytelling sessions of all time. Million Dollar Quartet brings the heart and soul of that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of excitement and passion, featuring 21 timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Fever,” “Hound Dog” and more. Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux; original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux.

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June 14-July 15

Mr. Parker
Island City Stage
2038 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors
(954) 519-2533
islandcitystage.org

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Michael McKeever brings the world premiere of his new play: At 52 years old, Alex Parker finds himself at a crossroads in his life.  Suddenly single and unable to adjust to the new era of social media and APP dating, he wakes up one morning in the bed of a 27 year old man he met the night before.  Over the next two hours the two debate life, death and how the world has evolved in the 25 years between them. What starts out as a one-night stand becomes a journey of self-discovery for a man trying to cope with the pressures of being middle-aged, gay and overwhelmed in the ever-changing landscape of today’s America. Michael Leeds helms this production.

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July 25-Sept. 2

The Big Bang
Actor’s Playhouse
Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
(305) 444-9293
actorsplayhouse.org

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In this whirlwind musical, two comedy writers try to raise enough “dough” for the most historically expansive show ever conceived. In a record 90 minutes, and using all of the furniture and decorations on stage, both actors are put to the test as they try to convince their potential theatrical backers (the audience) that this insane frivolity is somehow worthy of the author’s unrealistic hopes and aspirations. Music by Jed Feuer; book and lyrics by Boyd Graham.

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