The Rock & The Rabbi

Tells the story of the friendship between the Apostle Peter and Jesus with an acoustic rock soundtrack. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 2 and 3, at the Polk Theatre in downtown Lakeland. Badcock Furniture & More is the presenting sponsor. Tickets are $25 for premium seating; $18 for general admission; […]

Singin’ in the Rain

A Theatre Winter Haven Mainstage Production. February 18-March 13. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay.  Each unforgettable scene, song, and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm!  Hilarious situations, […]

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music and lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman Directed by Mary T. Albright February 18-21; 25-28, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, this musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has charmed audiences across the […]

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Now in its 25th amazing year, the “World’s Most Successful Rock n’ Roll Musical” continues to thrill audiences around the world. BUDDY tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be The Day,” “Not Fade Away,” “Oh Boy”, Ritchie Valens’ “LaBamba”, The Big […]

Always… Patsy Cline

January 22-24 & 29-31 LCT Main Stage. Based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. The musical play includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight…27 songs […]

Menopause The Musical

January 13 at 7:30pm. The show that’s brought joy to millions worldwide is proving that laughter truly is the best medicine. With a cast of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors, MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL is partnering with Susan G. Komen to offer inspriation, sisterhood, and hope. Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common […]

Chess

Music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson Lyrics by Tim Rice, Book by Richard Nelson, Directed by James Beck November 19-22; December 3-6, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This complex Tony award-winning rock opera takes the ancient game of chess and weaves it into a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, superpower politics, […]

Fiddler on the Roof

Thursday-Saturday, November 12-14 at 7pm; Sunday, November 15 at 2pm. Tickets are $14 for adults, $11 for students and seniors. Get your tickets by clicking here!  

The Larry Coryell Trio Concert

Master guitarist Larry Coryell, who in his nearly 50-year career has ventured into nearly every genre of the musical world, earning him the title “godfather of fusion.” He has recorded more than 100 albums, performed with legends such as Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

Little Shop of Horrors

October 30 – Nov 15, 2015 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Adults $22, Seniors (55 & Up) $20, College Student w/ID $15, Child (12 & Under) $10 The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R & B-singing carnivore […]

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