The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]





The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]





Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]





Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]





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 […]





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