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We are thankful for you
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We are thankful for you

This marks the first week of a new fiscal year for Gulfshore Playhouse. Although the second half of our previous fiscal year was far from what we expected, one thing has completely exceeded our expectations: your steadfast support. While our traditional means of thanking you by producing live world-class theatre for your enjoyment is presently...

Breaking News: Announcing a $1 Million Capital Campaign Gift
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Breaking News: Announcing a $1 Million Capital Campaign Gift

Naples Philanthropists Mary and Stephen Byron Smith gift $1 million to Gulfshore Playhouse Next Stage Capital Campaign Investment solidifies vital role of arts for Naples during uncertain time NAPLES, Fla. (May 27, 2020) – Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples’ premier professional theater, has received a generous gift of $1,000,000 from Mary and Stephen Byron Smith to support the...

Update on 2020 Operations
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Update on 2020 Operations

Dear patrons, supporters, and friends: My team and I have made some very difficult decisions over the past few days. Due to the ever-changing and increasingly dangerous situation with the COVID-19 virus, as well as guidelines from the CDC and government officials, and the closure of the Norris Center (our performance venue) by the City...

Update on Programming and Tickets
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Update on Programming and Tickets

At Gulfshore Playhouse, our business is art. We are working diligently every day, every hour, and every minute to ensure we are able to continue creating theatre for our community that transforms and inspires.  But the reality is the challenges of being able to create the art that is our lifeblood is becoming ever more...

COVID-19 Update
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COVID-19 Update

A Note to Our Community Regarding  COVID-19 On behalf of the entire Gulfshore Playhouse team, I want to assure you that during this time of uncertainty, we remain committed to the safety and security of our patrons, visitors, volunteers, artists, and employees. We expect that our ongoing programs, productions, and operations will continue without disruption,...

“The Lady Demands Satisfaction” satisfies greatly
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“The Lady Demands Satisfaction” satisfies greatly

This lady demands satisfaction — as we all should when we attend the theater — and I certainly found it at Gulfshore Playhouse’s superlative production of “The Lady Demands Satisfaction.” This delightfully silly spoof by Arthur M. Jolly is a Florida premiere; the theater discovered it among the submissions for its New Works Festival. Unfortunately,...

THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION at Gulfshore Playhouse is Sidesplittingly Sharp!
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THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION at Gulfshore Playhouse is Sidesplittingly Sharp!

THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION at Gulfshore Playhouse, directed by Jeffrey Binder, is a fun tale about dueling and deception. When Trothe (Betsy Hogg) learns her father has died, she has to make an important decision in order to keep her inheritance protected. She must find a way to defend her home by defeating any challengers through...

Gulfshore Playhouse 2020-21 season: Mr. ‘Monty Python’ comedy, VFW musical revue
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Gulfshore Playhouse 2020-21 season: Mr. ‘Monty Python’ comedy, VFW musical revue

Question 1: Whether Gulfshore Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Kristen Coury would be interested in coming to Miami to discuss a production of his new musical with Monty Python cofounder John Cleese. Question 2: How many land speed records Coury broke getting to Miami. The responses to those questions are evident in that Cleese’s 2017 comedy, “Bang Bang,”...