Flashdance

The pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to […]

“Becky’s New Car” Opens April 9 at Theatre Winter Haven

Becky's New Car

BECKY’S NEW CAR, a play by Steven Dietz, runs April 9 – 26, 2015 at Theatre Winter Haven. Synopsis: Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life?  Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage – with no prospects for change on the horizon.  Then one night a […]

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

April 2–5; April 9–12, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Loca Lee Buckner Theatre The Trip to Bountiful tells the touching story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who wants to return home from Houston to the small town where she grew up. Frequently stopped from leaving by her daughter-in-law and overprotective son […]

Rock and Soul feat. Felix Cavaliere and Darlene Love

Although he was first a member of Joey Dee and His Starlighters best known for the hit “Peppermint Twist”, Felix Cavaliere is best known for his association with The Young Rascals during the 1960’s singing lead vocals on six of their best loved hits including “Groovin’,” “Good Lovin’,” “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long,” “A Beautiful Morning,” “People Got to Be Free” […]

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Set in Oregon in 1850, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Milly, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness. Her plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to […]

Squabbles

Squabbles

March 13-29, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm. Jerry Sloan is a successful writer of advertising jingles married to an equally successful lawyer. Living with the happy couple is the not so happy Abe Dreyfus, Jerry’s curmudgeon of a father-in-law. Abe is a funny guy to the audience, not to Jerry. The situation is exacerbated […]

Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun

THE LAST WEEKEND! Annie Oakley is the best shot around.  Discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill, he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show.  It only takes a glance for her to fall head over heels for dashing shooting ace Frank Butler, who headlines the show.  She soon eclipses Butler as the main […]

Lakeland Community Theatre presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

The original made for TV musical with music written by Richard Rodgers, and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II aired in 1957 and starred Julie Andrews as Cinderella. The story is primarily based on the French version of the fairy tale, Cendrillon, ou la Petite Pantoufle de Verre, by Charles Perrault. It’s the familiar […]

Cirquesa Dreamquest

IN THE MIDST OF DREAMS… CHILDREN JOURNEY TO MAGICAL PLACES Experience the fantastical world of Cirquesa! This spectacle will captivate families of all ages as they are immersed in the excitement and thrills of this unparalleled entertainment experience. This two hour European-style human circus extravaganza features a childhood magical journey told through the artistry of high level […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

The original was a made for TV musical with music written by Richard Rodgers, and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.  The original aired in 1957 and starred Julie Andrews as Cinderella. The story is primarily based on the French version of the fairy tale, Cendrillon, ou la Petite Pantoufle de Verre, by Charles […]

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