Gulfshore Playhouse, pop-up opera change Naples downtown look this year

Gulfshore Playhouse, pop-up opera change Naples downtown look this year

Even if we don’t set foot in a theater, we will see more of the performing arts just by being in Naples this year:

Two organizations responsible for that high visibility have been generating a good deal of suspense already:

  • The hope that walls will finally begin to rise for Gulfshore Playhouse’s new complex.
  • Curiosity about the new venue and celebrities for Opera Naples‘ Festival Under the Stars.

The first marks the culmination of a dream that’s been a long time coming for Gulfshore Playhouse, which was incorporated here in 2004. The second is a gamble that turned  pandemic restrictions into a wildly successful outdoor festival for Opera Naples last year.