Shows & Events

Sunday, March 24 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, March 27 @ 1:15

Wednesday, March 27 @ 6:45

Wednesday, April 17 @ 1:15

Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:45PM

Sunday, April 21 @ 2:15PM

Delve into the themes and topics of She Loves Me before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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March 21 - April 21, 2024

Directed by Kristen Coury

An effervescent, witty, romantic musical that will have you falling in love! She Loves Me is the perfect love letter to bid adieu to nearly two decades of performances at the Norris Center before moving into the Baker Theatre and Education Center in fall 2024.

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March 28, 2024 following the 7:30PM performance

Join the cast and director after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be a theatre artist!

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Sunday, February 18 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, February 21 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:45PM

Wednesday, March 6 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, March 6 @ 6:45PM

Sunday, March 10 @ 2:15PM

Delve into the themes and topics of Into the Breeches! before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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February 15 - March 10, 2024

Directed by Jackson Gay

In 1942, a passionate, albeit inexperienced, band of actresses move from the sidelines to centerstage to mount an ambitious Shakespearean production. Will their performance be a victory on the home front or a disaster of epic proportions?

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March 4, 2024

Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort

Make tracks to the most spectacular event of the season. Where big bands, breathtaking ambiance, and the golden age of glamor will sweep you off your feet.

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March 3, 2024 following the 3:00PM performance

After the curtain falls, join us for an inside the actors studio style conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, with performers from the production.

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February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2024 5-7PM

Ages 6-10

Princesses, pirates, and puppets, oh my! Students will learn the music and choreography from your favorite fairy tales.

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February 22, 2024 following the 7:30PM performance

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor!

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Sunday, January 14 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, January 17 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, January 17 @ 6:45PM

Wednesday, January 31 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, January 31 @ 6:45PM

Sunday, February 4 @ 2:15PM

Delve into the themes and topics of The Refugees before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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January 11 - February 4, 2024

World Premiere

Directed by Marshall Jones III

Equal parts hilarious and thought-provoking, The Refugees is a bold new comedy exploring patriotism, identity, and belonging.

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January 28, 2024 following the 3:00PM performance

After the curtain falls, join us for an inside the actors studio style conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, with performers from the production.

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January 18, 2024 following the 7:30PM performance

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor!

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January 7 - December 31, 2023

Gulfshore Playhouse is excited to work with Christy Tarr-McVey (Broadway’s The Who’s Tommy, Jekyll and Hyde) to provide vocal lessons to our students.

Mondays (3-6PM)

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December 18-22, 2023 9AM-12PM

Ages 8-13

Perfect for the young adventurer and puzzle-solver, students will set off on Indiana Jones-inspired exploration of the mysteries of the ancient world.

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December 18-22, 2023 1-4PM

Ages 13-18

There are a lot of artists that work together to bring a piece of theatre to life, and now teens will have a chance to be a part of that process from the beginning.

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December 18-22, 2023 1-4PM

Winter Conservatory for Ages 8-13

Students will be immersed in the art form of musical theatre, combining acting, singing, and dancing to tell a story.

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December 18-22, 2023 9AM-12PM

Ages 5-7

Introducing your littlest ones to musical theatre? We are excited to bring back our popular Broadway Bootcamp.

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November 16 - December 17, 2023

Directed by Dann Dunn

Rock around the Christmas tree with this festive confection of 1960s holiday hits sung in “marvelous” four-part harmony!

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Sunday, November 19 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, November 22 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, November 22 @ 6:45PM

Sunday, December 10 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, December 13 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, December 13 @ 6:45PM

Delve into the themes and topics of Winter Wonderettes before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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December 7, 2023 following the 7:30PM performance

Join the cast and director after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor or a director!

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October 12 - November 5, 2023

Directed by Laura Moreno

26 Miles is the story of a broken family rediscovering understanding, redemption, and love.

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Sunday, October 15 @ 2:15PM

Wednesday, October 18 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, October 18 @ 6:45PM

Wednesday, October 25 @ 1:15PM

Wednesday, October 25 @ 6:45PM

Sunday, October 29 @ 2:15PM

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October 23-27, 2023 5-7PM

Ages 6-10

Perfect for aspiring vampires, ghosts, and other spooky creatures, this musical theatre class will introduce students choreography and vocals to spooky Halloween classics.

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October 22, 2023 following the 3:00PM performance

After the curtain falls, join us for an inside the actors studio style conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, with performers from the production.

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October 19, 2023 following the 7:30PM performance

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor.

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Rehearsals: September 25-October 11, 2023 at CMON

Monday-Thursday, 5:30-7:30PM

Performances: October 12-14, 2023 at CMON

This three-week adventure for aspiring actors ages 8-13 allows students to discover their talents with top-notch educators and shine on stage at CMON in a fully-produced musical!

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September 15 - September 17, 2023

The New Works Festival returns!

The Annual New Works Festival brings together playwrights, actors, and directors to workshop never-before-produced plays!

 

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September 17, 2023

New Works Festival

The year is 1982. In a rust belt town, the closure of a local mill has caused unemployment to skyrocket.

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September 16, 2023

New Works Festival

Seventeen years after the loss of her young husband from cancer, Mia meets a teenager, Ethan, who believes he is the reincarnation of her late husband.

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September 16 at 7:30PM

New Works Festival

Steve, a down-in-the-dumps actor, lands the role of a lifetime — a bizarre gig as the estranged son of billionaire, Joseph Wellington.

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September 15, 2023

New Works Festival

In the midst of a civil war in the United States, the ultra-WASPy Sutton family from Connecticut – Yates, Poppy, and Wynn – flees the country, ending up in the Middle East.

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Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture.

 

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June 5-9, 2023, 9am-12pm

Showcase Performance: June 9 at 11am

Ages 5-7

For a week, your child will get to grow in their skills through dance, song, and acting, through the music of The Little Mermaid and more!

Tuition: $300

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May 20 - May 25, 2023

Directed by Steven Calakos

Gulfshore Playhouse Education Production. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. Students 13-18 will rehearse and perform this hilarious Tony-winning musical.

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April 27 - May 14, 2023

A hilarious and heartwarming comedy about three retirees who get a new lease on life.

 

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SOLD OUT!

Take an exclusive trip with the Founder of Gulfshore Playhouse: CEO & Producing Artistic Director Kristen Coury and COO & Managing Director Joel Markus, as you tour New York City during this season’s “Art Everywhere” trip.  You’ll travel with like-minded theatre lovers on this intimate and personalized journey through the Big Apple.

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May 7, 2023

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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May 4, 2023

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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April 30 - May 3, 2023

Delve into the themes and topics of Morning After Grace before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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March 23 - April 16, 2023

Directed by Peter Amster

One of the longest-running plays in Broadway history turned into an iconic film starring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford, Barefoot in the Park has the perfect recipe for laughter.

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March 26 - April 12, 2023

Delve into the themes and topics of Barefoot in the Park before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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April 2, 2023

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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March 30, 2023

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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March 13 - March 17, 2023

Youth Theatre Classes for Ages 5-18

For spring break 2023, join us for a fun and fulfilling week of youth theatre classes! Unlock your imagination, creativity, and collaborative spirit while learning essential theatrical skills.

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March 13 - March 17, 2023

Based upon the picture book Love, Z by Jessie Sima, students aged 5-7 will transform into robots and go on an adventure to find the answer to one of life’s greatest questions: What does it mean to love and be loved?

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March 13 - March 17, 2023

Dust off your shields and swords, demigods! Set at Camp Half-Blood from Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, and The Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan, students set off on an epic quest of their own as they try to evade monsters and outsmart the gods of Greek mythology.

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March 13 - March 17, 2023

Develop your acting skills by learning from professional teaching artists! Receive top-tier acting training and meet fellow student artists with this intensive week-long theatre class.

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March 13 - March 17, 2023

Step off the stage and into the world of technical theatre! Get to know what happens before actors ever step on stage by learning about costumes, lighting, and scenic design from our professional teaching artists and theatre technicians.

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February 9 - March 12, 2023

Directed by Jeffrey Binder

Return for a brief and shining moment to experience the beloved classic musical as you’ve never seen it before.

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March 8 - March 10, 2023

Ages 8-13

Put your best foot forward for theatrical auditions! Gain confidence, get insider tips, and work on your audition material with these specialty audition workshops.

Students who participate in the workshop are guaranteed a spot in the summer junior production – Disney and Pixar’s Finding Nemo Jr. 

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March 6, 2023

Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort

Don your best disguise and let the spectacle astound you!

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March 5, 2023

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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February 19 at 3:00 P.M.

March 4 at 7:30 P.M.

While you enjoy a performance, your child can take part in a fun, educational experience with our professional teaching artists! Story Explorers: Camelot coincides with select performances of our professional productions.

Advance registration required. If no registrations are received by 48 hours in advance of the performance date, this event will be canceled.

$20 per child
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February 12 - March 1, 2023

Delve into the themes and topics of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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February 4 - February 25, 2023

Caregivers and children aged 9 mo. to 2 years

Explore music and dance with your Broadway Baby! Let your child explore their creativity through playing games, learning songs, and having fun!

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February 16, 2023

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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January 5 - January 29, 2023

Directed by Marshall Jones III

Regine must decide the fate of a house she never wanted, the same house where Toshi’s been squatting for three months. Elsie is willing to do anything to move up in the world, while her sister Frances is willing to risk her life to change it.

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January 8 - January 29, 2023

Delve into the themes and topics of Mud Row before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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January 22, 2023

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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January 12, 2023

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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November 10 - December 11, 2022

Now extended through Dec. 11!

Directed by Kristen Coury

Witness the play that inspired the Oscar-winning film and captured the hearts of millions.

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November 13 - November 30, 2022

Delve into the themes and topics of Steel Magnolias before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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November 29, 2022

The global day of giving, #GivingTuesday, is right around the corner on November 29. We are humbly asking you to make a difference with your donation to the annual fund for Gulfshore Playhouse.

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November 27, 2022

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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November 7 - November 17, 2022

Co-Production with the Gosliano Children’s Museum of Naples.

Ages: 8-13

Performances will take place at the Carol and Tom Lund Star Stage at CMON.

Take a trip to the Hundred-Acre Wood with Christopher Robin and his beloved animal companions. Rehearsals and performances will take place at CMON.

 

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November 17, 2022

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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October 5 - October 26, 2022

Ages 6-10

There’s a chill in the air! Learn music and choreography from Halloween favorites in this spooky and fun themed theatre class.

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October 23, 2022

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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October 20, 2022

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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October 16 - October 19, 2022

Delve into the themes and topics of 26 Miles before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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September 18, 2022

New Works Festival

At the Ninth Annual New Works Festival, you will experience a weekend of brand new plays read, in some cases for the first time aloud, by professional actors. The finalists are selected from over 100 plays submitted by playwrights from all over the country.

A retelling of the Jesus story from the point of view of his younger brother, James, who is left trying to hold the family together and keep everyone out of trouble while Jesus is off preaching radical civil disobedience and a new world order.

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September 17, 2022

New Works Festival

At the Ninth Annual New Works Festival, you will experience a weekend of brand new plays read, in some cases for the first time aloud, by professional actors. The finalists are selected from over 100 plays submitted by playwrights from all over the country.

When Eddie, anxious and in debt, tries to rob a gas station, he instead falls for the station clerk, bungles a burglary, gets caught with a weapon, evades hospitalization, flees from the police, and has his library card revoked—but hey, at least he meets the woman of his dreams! “A Danger to Yourself and Others” is a farcical look at what it’s like navigating life with anxiety, never knowing if the gnawing feeling in your gut is your intuition or your irrational fear.

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September 17, 2022

New Works Festival

At the Ninth Annual New Works Festival, you will experience a weekend of brand new plays read, in some cases for the first time aloud, by professional actors.

Gulfshore Playhouse is thrilled to commission the theatre’s former associate artistic director Jeffrey Binder to write a full version of his play “Remember: The Story of Abe Price.” Originally created as a 45-minute educational production telling the true story of Naples local Holocaust survivor Abe Price, the full version will expand the story to fully encompass his experience during and after the Holocaust. 

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September 16, 2022

New Works Festival

At the Ninth Annual New Works Festival, you will experience a weekend of brand new plays read, in some cases for the first time aloud, by professional actors. The finalists are selected from over 100 plays submitted by playwrights from all over the country.

In COMPROMISED a celebrated journalist and his wife invite a young couple to their home to help them recover their missing car. The encounter reveals unpleasant, hidden truths that threaten to destroy both relationships. The play is about how we can be crippled by the bad choices we make and the secrets we’re forced to keep. In addition it dramatizes the ongoing health struggles of the first responders and journalists who covered the 9/11 attacks in New York. COMPROMISED was a runner-up for the 2020 Eugene O’Neill prize for drama and was named Best Play of 2020 by Playwrights-First in NYC.

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September 15, 2022

New Works Festival

The Refugees by Brent Askari

At the Ninth Annual New Works Festival, you will experience a weekend of brand new plays read, in some cases for the first time aloud, by professional actors.

Yates, Poppy, and Wynn — flees the country, ending up in the Middle East. The Sutton’s preppy attire and bland food label them as outsiders, and they find themselves now impoverished and in the minority, having to deal with manual labor, bureaucrats, and social workers. Increasingly desperate to return to the familiarity of Western Civilization, patriarch Yates joins up with a former Wall Street banker, getting involved in a hapless scheme to emigrate to Europe. When the American refugee community erupts in rioting, the Suttons struggle to survive in their adopted new home.

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July 21 - July 24, 2022

Directed by Dann Dunn

In roaring twenties Chicago, two “Merry Murderesses” vie for the spotlight and join forces in search of fame, fortune, and acquittal.

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July 20, 2022

This summer Cabaret featuring student performers from the cast of Chicago: High School Edition will feature iconic songs from Broadway and Beyond about dreaming the impossible dream and persevering through challenges to reach the stars.

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June 23 - June 24, 2022

Based on the Disney film written by Jennifer Lee and directed by Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee

This beloved musical will take Naples by (snow)storm this summer! Gulfshore Playhouse Education students 8-13 will bring the story you love to life!

 

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June 6 - June 10, 2022

M-F from 9am-12pm

Join us for a magical half-day summer camp. Learn songs and dances from some of Broadway’s most magical songs and present them to friends and family in a culminating showcase performance.

Registration is closed.

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May 20 - May 22, 2022

Farce meets murder mystery in this hilarious play based on a movie, based on a board game! In a remote mansion, six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects in this comedic whodunit.

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May 1 - May 15, 2022

Delve into the themes and topics of Another Revolution before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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April 30 - May 15, 2022

Don’t miss the last show of our season! Set in 1968, this World Premiere explores what happens when two people who are different in every way are thrown into one another’s orbit. Preview performances on April 28 and April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

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May 10, 2022

In association with the Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center

Directed by Steven Calakos

Experience this special one-night-only performance of our touring educational production about the true story of a local Holocaust Survivor.

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May 8, 2022

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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May 5, 2022

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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March 26 - April 16, 2022

“A hand-wringing, throat-clenching thriller that rarely lets up.” – NY Magazine

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March 27 - April 13, 2022

Delve into the themes and topics of The Invisible Hand before you see it by engaging in a group discussion with a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse artistic staff! Pre-show discussions begin 45 minutes prior to the show on their specified date.

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April 3, 2022

After the curtain falls, join us for a post-show conversation, moderated by a member of the Gulfshore Playhouse staff, to have a discussion with your fellow audience members about the themes and ideas of the play. Curtain Conversations may feature special guests from the region or the production to further enhance the discussion.

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March 31, 2022

Join the cast after the show for a Q&A about the process, the show, or even just to learn what it’s like to be an actor. Actor & Director Talkbacks will take place the second Thursday of each production following the evening performance.

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March 21 & 28 from 5-7PM

Ages 13-18

Put your best foot forward for theatrical auditions! Gain confidence, get insider tips, and work on your audition material with these specialty audition workshops.

Students who participate in the workshop are guaranteed a spot in the summer teen production, The SpongeBob Musical. Additional costs for camp registration and production will be posted soon. 

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February 12 - March 13, 2022

From the novel by John Buchan
From the movie by Alfred Hitchcock
Licensed by ITV Global Entertainment Limited
And an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon

Directed by Peter Amster

A Hitchcock masterpiece meets spy novel in this hilarious Tony-winning whodunit!

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March 7, 2022

The Gulfshore Playhouse Gala

Gala Chairs: Patty and Jay Baker

Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples at 5:00PM

Prepare to be dazzled, mystified, and entertained beyond your wildest dreams during this thrilling event to raise funds in support of Gulfshore Playhouse.

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January 13 - January 30, 2022

Two worlds, lives, and times collide in this thrilling tour-de-force of theatre magic. This one-man show will bring you to the mystical city of Prague as two separate timelines begin to intersect.

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January 16 - January 30, 2022

Our audience engagement programs offer you the opportunity to engage with the Playhouse in a variety of stimulating ways beyond just seeing a play. From actor and director talkbacks to audience discussions, if we have piqued your interest with a production, we are opening new avenues for you to deepen your understanding of our show and the themes surrounding it.

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ThinkTheatre pairs core curriculum with performing arts education. By introducing theatre-based pedagogy, our professional teaching artists engage students’ creativity, encourage teamwork, and boost self-confidence while enhancing their understanding of curriculum content. If you are seeking ways to energize your classroom through fun, creative, and learning-focused residencies, be sure to check out our offerings.

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In association with the Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center

Directed by Steven Calakos

Bring Remember: The Story of Abe Price to your classroom, school, or cultural center to experience a vital true story through a unique theatrical experience.

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April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27, and May 4 - 5:30-7PM

Based upon the beloved film Night at the Museum, students will explore CMON after (the museum has closed and) all the exhibits have strangely come to life.

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