Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

All is not quite what it seems in this remote, mythical town. The residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in this delightful midwinter night’s dream. Dates: Fridays and Saturdays, March 21, 22, 28, […]

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

FREE Preview Wednesday, April 2 Runs April 3-6 & 10-13, 2014 Shows are 7:30PM curtain; Sunday Matinees are 2:30PM curtain Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain; no advance ticket sales

Jazz Concert

Southeastern University presents a Jazz Concert at Highland Park Church.



Love and revenge take center stage in this classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. After her father is murdered by her mother, Electra is driven by grief and obsessed with dreams of retribution for her father’s death. Florida Southern College Theatre Dept, Loca Lee Buckner Theatre, Lakeland. April 3-6 and 10-13. Evening performances at 7:30pm; Sunday […]

Unpland Improv



Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her name tag. Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the […]

Gloria in Excelsis

FSC Choral

Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi’s vibrant Gloria is the centerpiece of this grand evening of choral music presented by the Florida Southern College Concert Choir with Beth Gibbs, conductor. Enjoy this extraordinary and beloved Baroque work, complemented by other Gloria settings from the Mass Ordinary, featuring diverse composers from different historical periods.

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Jewell of the Ridge Jazz Fest

April is Jazz Appreciation month, and the inaugural Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival will make for an experience unlike any other in Polk County. It’s going to feel like visiting a jazz club on the West coast or in New York. April 9 – Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Polk State JD Alexander Center […]

You Can’t Take It With You

You Can’t Take It With You has been delighting audiences since 1936. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, this Pulitzer Prize winning comedy celebrates non-conformity.

Dixie Swim Club

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The play tells the life stories of five Southern women who became good friends while members of the same college swim team. Their friendship endured over the years, thanks to the annual girls’ weekend get-togethers spent at the beach each August for 33 years. The story focuses on four of those reunion weekends. This is […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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