8 local shows in Limelight Theatre’s new season

 

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From Limelight Theatre of St. Augustine

St. Augustine, FL — Limelight Theatre announces its upcoming season of live performances. The year-round community theatre will offer eight shows in 2014-15.

The full season of musicals, farces, comedies and dramas will include The Addams Family, a musical running from Sept. 19 through Oct. 19. Auditions for this musical will begin at 6 p.m. July 15 at the theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine.

See the 2014-15 season below. For subscription and ticket information, call 904-825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY

September 19 – October 19, 2014 | Musical

Terrific Tuesday: Sept. 23

“The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family. This magnificently macabre new musical comedy is created by Jersey Boys authors Marshal Brickman & Rick Elice, & Drama Desk Award winner Andrew Lippa.” The Addams Family is an original story, and includes all of your favorite characters, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley and Lurch plus a chorus full of phantoms. Start your fingers snapping now. Come meet the family…

CLYBOURNE PARK

November 7 – November 30, 2014 | Dramedy

Preview: Nov. 6 • Terrific Tuesday: Nov. 11

Produced in conjunction with “Lift Up Lincolnville,” Clybourne Park (2010) is a play by Bruce Norris written in response to Lorraine Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun. It portrays fictional events set before and after the Hansberry play and is loosely based on historical events that took place in the city of Chicago. As described by the Washington Post, the play “applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life.” The play was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL

December 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015 | Musical

Preview: Dec. 4 • Terrific Tuesday: Dec. 9

This beloved holiday musical comes complete with a fishnet fishnetstockinged leg lamp. A Christmas Story: The Musical is a musical version of the film A Christmas Story. The musical has music and lyrics written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and the book by Joseph Robinette. The musical takes place in the 1940s in Indiana and focuses on a child named Ralphie, who wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas. “You’ll shoot your eye out” is every mother’s worst nightmare and every young boy’s dream.

SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH

January 23 – February 15, 2015 | Drama

Preview: Jan. 22 • Terrific Tuesday: Jan. 27

Sweet Bird of Youth is a classic play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. His homecoming is not well received by the locals as longtime secrets are revealed.

THE BOYS NEXT DOOR

March 6 – March 29, 2015 | Dramedy

Preview: March 5 • Terrific Tuesday: March 10

The Boys Next Door, by Tom Griffin, is a two act comedy-dram about four intellectually disabled men who live together in a small apartment — and Jack, the caring social worker who is on the verge of career burn-out. The play provides a humorous commentary on the men’s lives, taking a surprising turn as a father comes to visit, true love is discovered and Jack accepts a new job.

NO SEX PLEASE WE’RE BRITISH

April 17 – May 10, 2015 | Farce

Preview: April 16 • Terrific Tuesday: April 21

A British farce written by Alistair Foot and Anthony Marriott. The fast paced plot revolves around an assistant bank manager, who lives above his bank with his new bride Frances. When Frances innocently sends a mail order off for some Scandinavian glassware, what comes back is Scandinavian pornography. They must decide what to do with the floods of photos, books, films and eventually girls that threaten to engulf this happy couple.

HELLO DOLLY

June 5 – July 5, 2015 | Classic Musical

Preview: June 4 • Terrific Tuesday: June 9

With lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, what else do we need to say about this wonderful family musical made famous by Barbara Streisand, Carol Channing and Louis Armstrong? Get your tickets “Before the Parade Passes By.”

BEYOND THERAPY

August 7 – August 30, 2015 | Farce

Preview: August 6 • Terrific Tuesday: August 11

This play by Christopher Durang focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests they place a personal ad. Their first meeting is disastrous and the two report back to their respective therapists—who are clearly more troubled than their patients!

SUBSCRIPTIONS

The best entertainment value in Northeast Florida. Subscribers save over 25% off regular ticket prices. Limelight’s subscription packages are extremely versatile. Choose whether you’d like a total of 14, 7 or 4 tickets. Tickets may be used for any of the main stage shows in this brochure and in any combination. Whether it’s 1 ticket to 14 performances, 14 tickets to 1 performance or anything in between. (Please note that special performances and events are not included in a season subscription.)

Full Subscription/16 Tickets: $295 

Half Subscription/8 Tickets: $160

To purchase a Limelight Theatre season subscription or to find out more, please call our box office at 904.825.1164 or go to www.limelight-theatre.org

TICKETS

Showtimes: Thurs.-Sat. 7:30pm | Sun. 2pm

All Musicals $25

Regular $25

Senior (62+) $23

Student $20

Military $20

Student RUSH* $10 (*Tickets available 30 minutes prior to curtain for students.

SPECIAL PRICING

Terrific Tuesdays $30 for 2 (Tuesday after opening night)

Under 40 Four-Pack $50 for 4 (Four tickets to any one performance for patrons under the age of 40)

Junior Patron FREE (One free ticket for children 10-17 with purchaseof full price ticket)

Birthday Gift FREE (Free admission to a play on your actual birthday! No rain checks.)

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