Announcing the 2019-2020 Season
October 19 – November 3
$38 Preview Performances: October 17 & 18
“Irresistible!” and “a force of nature” by The New York Times
From the critically-acclaimed New York-based theater company comes an artful, and searingly bold and humorous adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s tale of Joan of Arc. Recognized in Time magazine and New York Times’ top critic picks, this intimate stripped-down production captures the epic story of the martyred heroine in her unforgettable quest to restore France to greatness.
Show Sponsors: Don and Carolyn McCulloch
November 16 – December 29
$38 Preview Performances: November 14 & 15
Adapted by Joe Landry
No man is a failure who has friends.
You won’t want to miss this heartwarming American classic presented as a 1940’s radio show. This beloved story is enhanced with a lush soundscape performed by the actors live on stage. Bedford Falls and the Bailey Family have never sounded better than in this captivating retelling. Bring your whole family to celebrate the holiday season.
Show Sponsors: Fidelity Investments, Lois and Bruce Selfon, Joanne and Karl Wyss,
Star Sponsor: Bob Marconi
January 11 – February 2
$38 Preview Performances: January 9 & 10
by Karen Zacarías
A lively, frothy, and funny look at one of life’s most serious subjects: DIRT. In our January play, gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into unreasonable enemies who involve themselves in a variety of backyard antics in this new comedy of good intentions and bad manners.
Starring: Bill Parry and Maureen Silliman
Corporate Show Sponsor: Moorings Park
Show Sponsors: Barbara and Jack Morgan, Milly Ann Stewart, Julie and Sam Wyman
February 15 – March 15
$38 Preview Performances: February 13 & 14
by Arthur M. Jolly
Manners. Murder. Madcap Mayhem. En garde for some sword swinging, swooning, and dastardly doings in this hilarious comedy of manners! Hapless heiress Trothe must defend her inheritance against the best swordsmen in the land – except she’s never laid so much as a finger on a sword.
Show Sponsors: Chan and Joe Pike, John and Carol Walter, Jack Miller Family Foundation
March 28 – April 19
$38 Preview Performances: March 26 & 27
by James Goldman
Two legendary lovers fight a battle of wits over the throne of England
“Well – what shall we hang? The holly or each other?” Set during Christmas in 1183, King Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine are embroiled in a wickedly amusing battle over which son will inherit the crown. It’s a high-stakes political game of chess, and the future of the kingdom hangs in the balance. This Tony Award-winning production went on to become an instant classic and an Academy Award winning film starring Katherine Hepburn and Peter O’Toole.
Starring: Jeffrey Binder as King Henry II
Show Sponsors: Earle Borman and Polly Keller, RaceTrac, John and Mary Nice, Judith Joy and Bruce Miller
Star Sponsors: Kay Burns, Joyce and Allen Gerstein, Kathy and David Holmes, Robert Marconi, Moya and Bob Chase, David Deutsch and Catelyn Juliano
$38 Preview Performances: April 30 & May 1
by Eleanor Burgess
A Powder Keg of Race, History and Public Relations
When Zoe is called into her history professor’s office to discuss a paper about the American Revolution, a civil conversation transforms into an urgent and personal debate. As the conflict intensifies, both women quickly pass the point of no return and must face the consequences. Hailed as “bristling and provocative” by The New York Times, this explosive drama forces us all to examine the ways we judge, the ways we debate, and the ways we condemn.
Star Sponsors: Joanne Jacobs, Julie and Sam Wyman
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- Unlimited exchanges up to 24 hours before each performance
- Priority access to subscriptions and tickets before they go on sale to the general public
- 10% off additional tickets
- Access to VIP events, such as the 2019-20 season announcement
- Tax donation acknowledgment available on unused seats when you inform us at least 24 hours in advance of the show
- Subscription to Gulfshore Playhouse informational e-newsletter
- First selections to the best seats in the house
Gulfshore Playhouse has produced a variety of shows over the course of its history. Browse through our past productions and media.