7 St. Augustine Theatre & Opera shows in January & February

Fool for Love

Jan. 19-Feb. 11: Fool for Love by Sam Shepard is directed by Mike Beaman, on stage through February 11 at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine. Reality and fantasy, past and present collide in this explosive and timeless masterwork by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. TICKETS: limelight-theatre.org or 904-825-1164

Interactive Shakespeare Mashup

Jan. 28: Join a local group of actors/artists for an afternoon of Bard Appreciation: Performances, music and an invitation to bring your own favorite work of Shakespeare’s to read and share with everyone. The event will be from 2-3 p.m. in Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, 48 Sevilla St., on the Flagler College campus. Admission is FREE. Find out more in the Facebook event.

Lord of the Flies

Feb. 8-10: St. Johns County Center for the Arts at St. Augustine High School presents Lord of the Flies, with an all-female and an all-male cast with separate performances. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding gives us a glimpse of the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings. This version is adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams. TICKETS: Available at the door open hour prior to each performance at St. Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Ave., St. Augustine.


  • 7 p.m. February 8
  • 7 p.m. February 10


  • 7 p.m. February 9
  • 2 p.m. February 10

First Coast Opera double feature

Feb. 10-11:  First Coast Opera will Bring in the Clowns! Presenting a double-bill:

“I PAGLIACCI” (Leoncavallo) &

I Pagliacci will feature returning artists Jamison Walker singing the famous aria “Vesti la giubba”, Sarah Beckham-Turner as Nedda, Sean Christopher Stork as Tonio, and Daniel Harry Bates as Beppe.

Soprano Elena Galvan, recently a young artist with Florida Grand Opera in Miami makes her company debut in Tucker’s opera, described in Opera News after its 2005 premiere as “a sincere, humane tale” and “an immense hit with the audience.”

Performances will be at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., downtown St. Augustine. TICKETS: firstcoastopera.com


  • 7:30 p.m. February 10
  • 2 p.m. February 11

Intimate Apparel

Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 23-25:  Winner of the 2004 New York Drama Critics’ Circle and the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Intimate Apparel is directed by Patric Robinson and staged by A Classic Theatre Inc. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-17 and Feb. 23-24, and 2 p.m. Feb. 18 and Feb. 25. Performances are staged in the Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez, 259 San Marco Ave., Uptown St. Augustine. Tickets are available at www.aclassictheatre.org/tickets or by calling 904-501-5093

An exquisite, emotional story of longing, love, and betrayal… a timeless story of woman’s strength and courage. 1905…New York City. An illiterate black seamstress lives in a boarding house for women and sews intimate apparel for women of all backgrounds. Lonely and longing for a husband and a future, she has saved a good amount of money for her future.

A Year with Frog and Toad

Feb. 22-24:  The Murray Players present A Year with Frog and Toad. Arnold Lobel’s classic children’s’ stories come to life on the Murray stage as St. Johns County Center for the Arts (at Murray Middle) performers sing and dance their way through four seasons of fun and friendship with Frog and Toad. Stay updated in the Facebook event.


  • 7 p.m. February 22-23
  • 11 a.m. February 24
  • 7 p.m. February 24Murray Performing Arts Auditorium
    150 N Holmes Blvd, St. Augustine, FLTICKETS
    $10 for Adults
    $5 for students
    Tickets available at www.ShowTix4U.com

Thespian, Arrested. A True Story.

Feb. 23-24:  Hilarity ensues when Shari, drama teacher, is arrested for being a Thespian. This is a comedentary (comedic documentary) of a true and wild story about unjust arrest.  A local cast of St. Augustine locals will be on stage in this show! This show is staged in Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine. See show time and ticket info below. Stay updated in the Facebook event.



  • 7 p.m. February 23-24


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