84th Season Reveal
The historic Waterfront Playhouse on Mallory Square has announced its 84th season!
Opening the season will be JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE playing October 20 through November 19 with a preview on October 19 and Saturday matinee on October 29. A hilarious, heartwarming musical featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more. This will be followed by ROCK OF AGES, December 1 through 17 (preview November 30 and Saturday matinee December 3). Rock of Ages is a musical fantasy featuring songs from Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Steve Perry, Poison and Europe!
A special holiday treat will be DAVID SEDARIS’ THE SANTALAND DIARIES playing for two performances only on December 11 and 12. 2023 will welcome the thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS by J.B. Priestly. Playing January 12 through 28 (preview on January 11 and matinee on January 21) this thriller takes place on a night in April 1912, the prosperous upper middle-class Birling family, is visited by a man calling himself Goole, inspecting the murder of a young woman. Opening February 14 and playing through March 18 will be the Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein musical hit KINKY BOOTS. The Tony Award winning musical about shoe factory owner Charlie and drag queen Lola proves we are not so different after all!
TRUNK MATERIAL 4 will play for one performance only on March 5 and in celebration of Tennessee Williams’ birth month a special presentation of Suddenly Last Summer on March 12 and 13. April brings the winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize, Edward Albee’s THREE TALL WOMEN. April 6 through 22 with a preview on April 6 and matinee on April 15 and the hilarious comedy ARSENIC AND OLD LACE playing May 11 through 27 (Preview May 10 and Saturday matinee May 20).
In celebration of Key West Pride Week HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell will play June 6 through 10 with the touching play CHARLOTTE’S WEB by Joseph Robinette Based on the novel by E.B. White wrapping up the season on June 16 and 17.
Memberships are currently on sale by calling 305-294-5015.
Local auditions will be held May 29 at 2:00. Anyone interested in any show this season should attend. Performers who have not auditioned for the Waterfront should prepare a short monologue and 16 bars of a song (please bring the sheet music).
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The Award winning Waterfront Playhouse on Mallory Square, is please to announce their On The Edge series. "With the theatre located On The Edge of the water as well as most productions chosen and designed to be performed On The Edge of the stage, it seemed like a winning title", said Managing Artistic Director Tom Thayer. Although a few productions, such as the upcoming musical The Rocky Horror Show will have more production value, the majority of productions, such as Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, The Informer, Bash, and Trunk Material 2 are created and designed to be performed simply.
Another difference in On The Edge productions is the time.
The Award winning Waterfront Playhouse on Mallory Square, is please to announce their Main Stage series. "With the theatre located Main Stage of the water as well as most productions chosen and designed to be performed Main Stage of the stage, it seemed like a winning title", said Managing Artistic Director Tom Thayer. Although a few productions, such as the upcoming musical The Rocky Horror Show will have more production value, the majority of productions, such as Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, The Informer, Bash, and Trunk Material 2 are created and designed to be performed simply.
Another difference in Main Stage productions is the time.