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Streetcar Named Desire

Tennesee Williams’ ‘Streetcar’ a volatile classic for Gulfshore Playhouse to explore “I like to pick plays that have fantastic stories, good writing and compelling characters, and there is no play that satisfies those requirements better than ‘Streetcar Named Desire,’ ” [Kristen Coury] said. “This is the reason the story endures, and has had more productions...


A Fox On The Fairway

A Hilarious Farce At Gulfshore Playhouse You’ve heard me say several times that farce is not my favorite genre, but “A Fox On The Fairway” at Gulfshore Playhouse, found me eating those words. It was a very funny, physical comedy, directed by Matt Lenz, with an outstanding cast.


The Fox on the Fairway

Review: Gulfshore Playhouse hits hole in one with golf farce “The Fox on the Fairway” Gulfshore Playhouse knocked one straight off the tee and hit a hole in one Friday. Farce “The Fox on the Fairway,” which mixes golf, romance and fashion keeps the audience in stitches. Pitching wedges, drivers, putters and nine irons –...


Fox On the Fairway

Foxes are on the fairways, and laughs are in the house at Gulfshore Could “The Fox on the Fairway’ have been written in Naples? Its elements sound oh, so familiar: Competitive golf clubs with a little bloodthirst in tournament gambling. Hired-help romances. Team stars with a temperament. And at least one monumental blunder. In this...


David Mamet’s “Race”

Curtain Up: ‘Race’ and ‘Doubt’ show power of professional and community theaters David Mamet’s “Race” at Gulfshore Playhouse is a taut, profane chamber piece, focusing sharply on the issue of race relations, with uncertainty over an accused man’s guilt as the engine of the plot. All the roles are superbly performed by the professional actors....


Cohen & Grigsby Relocates to Naples

Cohen & Grigsby’s Florida Office Relocates to Mercato in Naples Cohen & Grigsby has already established relationships with a host of cultural organizations in Southwest Florida that include the United Arts Council, Naples Players, Gulfshore Playhouse and Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speakers.  The firm also serves as a sponsor of ART SMART, the Gulfshore Playhouse...


RACE, by David Mamet

RACE, by David Mamet, was a superb production RACE, by David Mamet, was a superb production. Mamet at the top of his game, a ruthless, unrelenting whack in the face, game. And it featured four actors rising to the challenge, all directed brilliantly by Kristen Coury, who knows what she’s doing!


Allegra FootPrint Fund Grants

Gulfshore Playhouse wins an Allegra FootPrint Fund Grant Local Collier County non-profit organizations will be spending less on printing and marketing services this year thanks to Allegra of Naples and their FootPRINT Fund. Last year, Allegra granted $10,000 worth of printing and marketing services to 16 local agencies. This year, grants were increased to $12,000...


Kristen Coury on Daily NewsMakers

“Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle” … Kristen Coury, founder and producing artistic director of Gulfshore Playhouse Lytle: You say that when you choose your productions, you look for plays that people will remember. Coury: I like to give people a full meal as opposed to an appetizer. I have seen, obviously, as being a theater...

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