2015-16 Season Has Been Announced

2015-16 Season Has Been Announced

Posted Thu, May 28, 2015 in Press Releases

The five mainstage shows and two special events for our 2015-16 season have been announced:

CASA VALENTINA

December 15, 2015 to January 9, 2016
LOW-PRICED PREVIEWS: December 15 & 16
OPENING NIGHT: December 17
ALL PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 8 PM

2014 Tony, Drama League & Outer Circle Best Play Nominee

In 1962, most men went to the Catskills to escape the summer heat, but others went to an inconspicuous bungalow colony that catered to a very special clientele: heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was dressing and acting like women.

“Funny, provocative and genuinely arresting!” (New York Times)

Written by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Murphy Davis
Set Design by Michael Boyer

 

MOTHERS AND SONS

January 26 to February 13, 2016
LOW-PRICED PREVIEWS: January 26 & 27
OPENING NIGHT: January 28
ALL PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 8 PM

2014 BEST PLAY Tony Nominee by the 4-time Tony Award-Winning playwright

A funny and powerful portrayal of a mother who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son’s partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son or their own. The complex relationships that evolve are surprising and deeply moving.

“Eloquent, exceptionally timely and intensely resonant. A moving reflection on a changed America.” (The Chicago Tribune)

Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Murphy Davis
Set Design by Michael Boyer

 

THE PRODUCERS

March 1 to March 26, 2016
LOW-PRICED PREVIEWS: March 1 & 2
OPENING NIGHT: March 3
ALL PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 8 PM

Winner of 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

A scheming producer and his mousy accountant aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway in Mel Brooks’ laugh-out-loud spectacle. Based on Mel Brooks’ classic film, The Producers is a madcap romp of delicious, laugh-out-loud comedy, 16 wickedly witty songs and gloriously outrageous dance numbers. The Producers was the winner of the most Tony® Awards in Broadway history.

“As delirious a feeling as you’ll ever experience in the theater.” (The Hollywood Reporter)

Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan
|Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Directed by Danny Weathers
Musical Direction by Michael Fauss
Choreography by Penny Leto

 

ENCHANTED APRIL

April 13 to April 30, 2016, 2016
LOW-PRICED PREVIEW: April 13
OPENING NIGHT: April 14
ALL PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 8 PM

Tony Award Nominee – Best Play

When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience. There, among the wisteria blossoms and Mediterranean sunshine, all four bloom again—rediscovering themselves in ways that they could never have expected.

“As good as they come…escape has seldom seemed so sweet. A magical triumph.” (Los Angeles Times)

Written by Matthew Barber
Directed by Danny Weathers

 

DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!

May 11 to May 28, 2016, 2016
LOW-PRICED PREVIEW: May 11
OPENING NIGHT: May 12
ALL PERFORMANCE BEGIN AT 8 PM

This outrageous comic melodrama from Charles Busch evokes the movie thrillers from the early 60’s that featured cinematic icons like Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Lana Turner. A faded pop singer tries to escape her corrosive marriage and find happiness with a younger lover. Bad acid trips, a resentful daughter, a weird son and a poisoned suppository all play a part in this outrageous comedy

Die! Mommie! Die! is Charles Busch’s funniest and most accomplished and without question, raunchiest work. A real doozy.” (Variety)

Written by Charles Busch
Directed by Murphy Davis

 

TWO SPECIAL EVENTS

 

SEASON OPENING CONCERT

CLASS: A CELEBRATION OF KANDER AND EBB

November 20 & 21, 2015 (8 PM)

Featuring the music of Kander & Ebb — the team behind Chicago, Cabaret, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Woman of the Year and more.

Directed by Danny Weathers
Musical Direction by Robert Strickland

 

DOUBLE TROUBLE: A concert with Laurie Breakwell and Vicki Roush

February 6, 2016 (8 PM)
AT THE SAN CARLOS INSTITUTE

Two of Key West’s most beloved singing divas storm

the stage of the San Carlos Institute.

Directed by Danny Weathers
Musical Director: Michael Fauss

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