The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 By John Bishop September 29-October 2, 2016; October 6-9, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre A raucous comedy drawn from prominent murder mystery films of the 1940s, the plot centers on the creative team responsible for a recent Broadway […]





Grease

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey   July 15 – 24, 2016 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers. Head “greaser” Danny Zuko and new girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to […]





A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Paul Bawek April 7-10; 14-17, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) William Shakespeare’s most popular and widely performed comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is a tale of love, mischief, and misadventure surrounding the wedding festivities of the Duke of Athens.  The threat of an impending arranged marriage and the […]





Roll Out the Red Carpet for Harrison

March 12 @ 7pm. Harrison School for the Arts annual fundraising gala.





“Lilia!” with Libby Skala & musician Steve May

From News@Polk.edu Critically acclaimed writer and performer Libby Skala will once again bring her talents to Polk State College. Skala is scheduled to perform her award-winning one-woman show, “Lilia!,” at Polk State on March 4, 5, 10 and 11. All shows will take place at 7 p.m. at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, […]





Peter Pan

February 26-March 13 LCT Main Stage. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and with a sprinkle of pixie dust begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking […]





Crazy For You

Fri & Sat, March 4 & 5 at 7:00 pm. Sun, March 6 at 2:00 pm. The Musical Theatre department at Harrison School for the Arts is proud to present “Crazy for You”, a charming, romantic Gershwin comedy full of tap dancing, glitzy showgirls, cowboys, laughter and Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance numbers. This […]





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 […]





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