Seaside Repertory Theatre Announces 2011 Lineup
January 11, 2011 by SoWal Staff
Seaside Repertory Theatre's eleventh season in 2011 is packed with good ole gals, gripping drama and holiday charm with the toe-tapping tunes of “
Honky Tonk Angels,” the delightful and clever “Matt & Ben,” the screwball comedy “Around The World in 80 Days,” and the gripping drama “The Turn of the Screw.”
The season will wrap up in December with a hilarious return engagement of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told ( And Then Some!)” Subscriptions are on-sale now and may be purchased by calling the box office at 850.231.0733 or online at www.seasiderep.org.
The Summer Repertory Season begins with “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” on Thursdays in Alys Beach followed by “The Stinky Cheese Man” on Mondays at Seaside, “How I Became a Pirate” on Tuesdays at Watercolor and “The Commedia Pinocchio” on Wednesdays at Rosemary Beach. These kid-friendly family shows are the perfect complement to a day at the beach.
For the Mainstage Season, subscription prices are just $100 for all five shows. Single tickets will go on-sale approximately six to eight weeks prior to each performance opening.
Shows for the Summer Repertory Season are free.
Honky Tonk Angels
By Ted Swindely
March 24-April 16 * $30
The perfect follow up to Always ... Patsy Cline. Country classic combine with a story about three good ole gals who follow their dreams to Nashville. Songs include Stand By Your Man, Coal Mine’s Daughter, 9 to 5, and Harper Valley PTA. “You’ll have to step on your toes to keep them from tapping." --Ashville Times News
Matt & Ben
By Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers
April 21-30 at 7:30 p.m. * $25
Matt & Ben depicts its Hollywood golden boys – before J-Lo, before Gwyneth, before “Project Greenlight,” before Oscar…before anyone actually gave a damn. When the screenplay for Good Will Hunting drops mysteriously from the heavens, the boys realize they’re being tested by a Higher Power. "Absolutely delightful and deliciously spiteful! Sharp and clever, Matt & Ben succeeds!" raved The New York Times
Around the World in 80 Days
A Comedy/Adventure by Mark Brown
Adapted from the original by Jules Verne
June 16-July 30 at 7:30 p.m. * $25
This theatrical journey follows Phileas Fogg and his servant, Passepartout, as they set out to beat the clock in a race around the world. Five actors portray 39 characters from this classic novel, in an adaptation that’s been called “ingenious and imaginative” and “a ton of fun for all ages.”
The Turn of the Screw
Adapted by Jeffery Hatcher
From the novella by Henry James
October 6 -22 at 7:30 p.m. * $25
This gripping ghost story tells the chilling tale of a young governess who is hired to care for a charming bachelor ‘s niece and nephew. As it unfolds in a grand Victorian mansion in the English countryside, sinister events place lives in jeopardy.
Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)
By Michael Carlton, James FitzGerald, and John K. Alvarez
November 25-December 30 at 7:30 p.m. * $25
Back for an encore performance, a Christmas mutiny leads to holiday hilarity.
Summer Repertory Season
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
By Tim Kelly
March 14-April 4, June 9-August 11 at 6 p.m.
Thursdays in Alys Beach at the Alys Amphitheatre
The Stinky Cheese Man
Adapted by John Glore
From the original by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
May 23-August 8 at 7 p.m.
Mondays at Seaside, FL in the Seaside Amphitheatre
How I Became a Pirate
Adapted by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
From the original bestselling children's book by Melinda Long and David Shannon
May 31-August 2 at 7 p.m.
Tuesdays at Watercolor in the Marina Park Amphitheatre
The Commedia Pinocchio
Adapted by Lane Riosley
From the original tale by Collodi
June 1-August 10 at 6 p.m.
Wednesdays at Rosemary Beach in North Barrett Square