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The Future Home of Gulfshore Playhouse

Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately committed to enriching and expanding the cultural landscape of our region.  Transforming Naples’ cultural scene, we are thrilled to announce the creation of our new home:  A signature 45,000-square foot, state-of-the-art Theatre and Education Center to be situated on three acres at the corner of 1st Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road.

The new Theatre and Education Center is being designed by H3 – a design studio within Arquitectonica specializing in theatres and arts and culture buildings. They have designed some of the most prominent theatres in the country, including the Claire Tow Theatre and Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center, the Theatre for a New Audience in New York, and the renovation of Radio City Music Hall in New York.

The new Gulfshore Playhouse will feature an expressive sculptural design inspired by the white sand, beach wave and golden sunsets of the Gulf Coast. The space has also been designed to connect with Naples’ downtown landscape featuring lush terraces and relaxing spaces.

If you would like to invest in our Next Stage Campaign and take part in creating a landmark home for art, culture, and education that will enhance the quality of life in our region for generations to come, we invite you to contact our Development Office: Dana Boll (239) 261-7529 ext. 205,  or

Concept Renderings by H3

Capital Campaign Committee Members

Steve Akin – Chair
Patty and Jay Baker – Honorary Chairs
Kristen Coury – Founder and Producing Artistic Director
Tory Fesmire
Valerie Ghoussaini
Bob Harden
Mitchell Hertz
Jenny Housh
Thelma Negley

Tony Panzica – Building Committee Chair
Gail Paster
Susan Regenstein
Marsha Shelton
David Stewart
Rich Struthers
Pat Sweet
Lisa Tashjian
Stephen Wheeler
Don Young

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