Brighton Beach Memoirs

Part one of Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical trilogy: a portrait of the writer as a Brooklyn teenager in 1937 living with his family in crowded, lower middle class circumstances. The play captures a few days in the life of a struggling Jewish household with drama and comedy.  A Polk State Theatre Arts production in the Winter […]





Godspell

Godspell

The unique reflection on the life of Jesus, draws from various theatrical traditions, such as clowning, pantomime, charades, acrobatics and vaudeville. An ensemble of Broadway’s best performs the greatest story ever told to the music of Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin.  ONE NIGHT ONLY: January 21 at 7:30pm. […]





Greater Tuna

Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.  The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only two performers, making this satire on life in rural America even more delightful as they depict all of […]





Rock of Ages

The worldwide party musical ROCK OF AGES features a mix of 28 rockin’ 80’s tunes including Don’t Stop Believin’, We Built This City, The Final Countdown, Wanted Dead or Alive, Here I Go Again, Can’t Fight This Feeling and I Want To Know What Love Is. The five time 2009 Tony® nominee ROCK OF AGES, […]





Death in Them Thar Hills

Murder Mystery Dinner: Death in Them Thar Hills. Buy a ticket at $40 and get another for $20.Visit www.ritzoncentral.com, phone 863-295-9900 or email ritz@ritzoncentral.com.





The Psychic

The Psychic follows the chaotic life of Adam Webster, a down-on-his-luck writer, who has put a sign in his apartment window, in desperation to make the rent: “Psychic Readings $25.” In the surprising twists that follow, The Psychic entangles Adam in a hilarious murder mystery that you won’t want to miss! A production of Lake […]





West Side Story

West Side Story

WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time. This revival, based on Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction, remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as Something’s […]





50 Shades The Musical

50 Shades photograph - photo by Michael Brosilow

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Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Junie B Jones

A Eunice Fuller Theatre for Youth production of Lakeland Community Theatre. Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8 at 2pm & 7:30pm It’s holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes! And singing joyful songs! Only, how can Junie B. enjoy […]





The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker

One of the most inspiring dramas of our time. The true story of a young Helen Keller locked in a frightening world of silence and darkness. Through the unshakable faith of her young teacher, Annie Sullivan, Helen acquires the ability to comprehend the world around her. The story was immortalized onstage and screen by Anne […]





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