Florida Repertory Theatre
Proudly Announces its 11th Season Events!
SOMETHING FAMILIAR! SOMETHING PECULIAR! SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Comedies, classics and Award Winners
Florida Rep marks its 11th year as
Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional Theatre!
Outer Critics Circle, Drama Critics & Tony Award Winning Best Play
DANCING AT LUFHNAS By Brian Friel
January 9-February 1, 2009
This extraordinary story is told through the memories of an illegitimate son as he weaves the tale of his mother and the four aunts who raised him. Set in a small Irish Village in 1936 during the pagan festival of Lughnasa, this haunting play is filled with humor and hope, as a colorful cast of characters leaves a lasting legacy on the mind of an impressionable 7-year old boy.
A Laugh-out-Loud Comedy
ALONE TOGETHER By Lawrence Roman
February 13 - March 8, 2009
You know the feeling. You've raised your kids. Thirty years have flown past. You and your spouse are finally, rapturously alone. Heaven can wait. You look forward to the peace, the quite, the privacy...but not for long. This witty comedy tells the story of an empty nest that just won't stay empty!
Edgar Award Winner for Best Mystery Play
THE ART OF MURDER By Joe DiPietro
March 20 - April 12, 2009
World renowned artist Jack Brooks, plans deviously to dispose of his flamboyant art dealer, but the tables may be turned. Will Jack's wife play along? Is the Brooks' servant all she appears to be? the evening unfolds in a thrilling and seductive danse macabre. You'll be gasping for air until the last shocking moments. From the author of Florida Rep's all time biggest hit, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."
An Eastern United States Premiere.
THE LAST ROMANCE By Joe DiPietro
April 24 - May 17, 2009
A heartwarming boy-meets-girl comedy with one unique difference, the boy and girl are senior citizens! Ralph, an 80-year old widower, unexpectedly finds love again in the local dog park. His pickup lines are aimed at Carol Reynolds, an attractive, woman who never expected another chance at love. This touching, romantic comedy proves it is never too late to follow your heart.
Oliver Award-Winning Best New Comedy
SHIRLEY VALENTINE By Willy Russell
May 29 - June 7, 2009
Our heroine is a rather ordinary middle-class English housewife. As Shirley prepares chips and eggs for dinner, she ruminates on her life, on her husband, on her children and on an attractive offer from a girlfriend to escape to Greece. This hilarious and honest play was hailed by critics as an "absolutely smashing, joyful, captivating piece of theatre."
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Florida Repertory Theatre performs in the Historic Arcade Theatre in the Fort Myers River District on Bay St. between Jackson and Hendry. Limited Free parking is available one hour prior to show time. Visit Florida Rep online at www.floridarep.org.