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Posts tagged as “Theatre”

Offstage: Suffragist

The musical “Suffragist” was due to premiere this fall. Then everything changed. Join the creators and cast of the show for an evening of conversation and song as we discuss the pandemic-interrupted journey of the production, and watch two numbers from the work in progress — their first-ever public performance. Go…

Theatre Survival Guide

With over 45% of theatres not expected to reopen their doors, Mike Mathews, Founder + Executive Director, gives 6 weekly tips breaking down exactly what theatres need to do during the COVID-19 pandemic to navigate these troubling times. View the videos here.

CANCELED: Calendar Girls

Fridays through Sundays,  Apr 9-26. Written by Tim Firth and composed by Steven Parry. Based on a true story and adapted from the movie of the same name. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

CANCELED: Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt.  Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey. April 9-12 & 16-19. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. In this intense and moving musical, the story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family.  The musical addresses…

Mockingbird

April 1 & 2 @ 7:30pm. Intended for mature audiences. Tickets: $10. Written by Julie Jensen the play introduces us to Caitlin and her point of view, an 11-year-old on the autism spectrum. Adapted from the National Book Award novel by Kathryn Erskine.

Theatre Winter Haven & Ritz Theatre Events are Suspended Through May 9

Patrons, Volunteers, and Partners, I learned this morning that the City of Winter Haven, in conjunction with state officials and local safety and health experts are recommending that events with an audience larger than 250 individuals be suspended effective Monday, March 16, in order to manage the transmission of COVID-19…

An American in Paris

In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Winner of four Tony® Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your…

Kinky Boots, The Musical

Fridays through Sundays,  Oct 24-Nov 17. Written by Harvey Fierstein. Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Tony award-winner for Best Musical in 2013. The musical is based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth and mostly inspired by true events, the musical tells…

Matilda: The Musical

Feb 21-Mar 8. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Central Florida premiere of the Tony® Award-winning musical inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl about the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Winner of 47 international awards.