Gulfshore In The News:
WILL POWER: Bard gets a hand from Shakespeare scholar
They’ll use the King’s English but in accents American.
If you’re an English literature major, the plays of William Shakespeare are an ever-blooming garden of language — colorful with puns, allusions and word plays that show more of themselves every time you see his scripts.
And if you’re not? (more…)Merchant of Venice
Harriet Howard Heithaus Naples News
Review: Sherlock’s funny ‘Hound’ a howling LOL experience
“The hilarious, Monty Python-like take on the sleuth left audience members howling with laughter!”
“Does exactly what superior theatre should do!”
(more…)Review: Sherlock’s funny ‘Hound’ a howling LOL experience
Dave Osborn Naples Daily News
‘Do This’: Struggling with autism at Gulfshore Playhouse
What do you do when life knocks you off track?
Ideally, you realize you’re in uncharted territory and make your way as best you can, creating your own path. (more…)‘Do This’: Struggling with autism at Gulfshore Playhouse
by Nancy Seteson Florida Weekly
REVIEW: ‘Do This’ paean to mother’s devotion, despair
The Gulfshore Playhouse production of “Do This,” which runs through Jan. 28, is actually the play’s world premiere, one proposed to Founding Artistic Director Kristen Coury by Broadway producer Ken Davenport (“Spring Awakening,” “The Visit”). As such it was being fussed over even last week in preview performances; there are plans for this play to go further, and by the look of Wednesday’s performance it certainly should.
‘Do This’ details dilemmas facing autistic child’s mom
‘Do This’ takes on the array of autism treatments, theories
In these times, the problem may not be finding advice. The problem may be there’s too much of it. A flood of counsel threatens to carry away the mother of a child with autism depicted in Karen Siff Exkorn’s play, “Do This,” which has its world premiere this weekend at Gulfshore Playhouse. When her young son is diagnosed with the syndrome, the heroine finds herself nearly drowning in a tide of advice — harmful, confusing and ineffective, as well as helpful. (more…)
Getting ready to ‘Do This’
GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE’S WORLD PREmiere of “Do This” opens Jan. 7 at The Norris Center and is the third world premiere the professional company has mounted in its 12-year history.
What’s most compelling about a world premiere is that it can’t be compared to anything else. The audience experiences a new work for the first time, stepping into a world of the unknown, though there are some things we do know.Getting ready to ‘Do This’
BY KATHY GREY Florida Weekly Correspondent
From our Patrons:
Professional Theater in a Small Town: All equity actors perform four to six plays per season. Double check the schedule before you visit Naples to see if Gulfshore has a play being performed when you are in town. Also any seat is a good seat. Small theater.Patron from Naples, Florida
Superb theater….put it on your list!: Gulfshore Playhouse offers consistently superb theater–whether it be a comedy or a drama. The productions are often thought-provoking and the performances are first class. Artistic Director Kristen Coury’s casting is always right-on with Equity actors’ performances taking this playhouse’s productions to the next level. Enjoy a pleasant afternoon matinee or evening performance; call ahead for reservations as tickets go quickly. The word is out about Gulfshore Playhouse!Patron from Florida
Fabulous Theater in a Resort Town: Live theater at this venue is so good, so professional, so surprising, that it’s like being at an Off Broadway play in NYC. Kristen Coury, Founder and Producing Artistic Director, auditions professional, Actors Equity talent, often from New York, to cast in her productions. If you care for live theater, make sure to take in a play at Gulfshore Playhouse.Patron from Naples, Florida
Superb theatre at Gulfshore Playhouse This small theatre has consistently excellent productions. All performances feature Actors Equity actors who are top of their game. The scenery designs are always amazing. If you are in Naples during season, check out a production. You won’t be disappointed. We have seen every play for the past three years and every one was a quality production. Reasonable prices as well.Patron from Naples FL
A stimulating evening diversion from the sun and sand. Visitors to Naples will find that the Gulfshore Playhouse offers a stimulating diversion from the sun and the sand at night. This company hires professional actors and every performance that I have seen here has been excellent. My only desire is that the seating would be made more comfortable. It is bearable for the quality.Patron from Naples FL
Play on! Gulfshore Playhouse productions are so terrific! You will forget where you are. Every play has equity actors from New York. Kristen Coury provides the best, professional theatre experience you could wish for, at. A very low number cost.Gulfshore Playhouse Patron from Naples FL
Jane and Steve Akin
Christine and Terrance Flynn
Mosey and Don Gunther
Bob and Linda Harden
Dottie and John Remondi