2015–2016 Season

Save on Three Great Shows!

Purchase a package of theater shows and save! Get all 3 January–March shows for $107—that’s Camping With Henry & Tom, Stepping Out, and The Musical of Musicals at 15% off.

Have friends and family in town sometimes? Don’t cancel or leave them behind, or even reschedule! Series holders can purchase up to 4 additional seats for a night they’re attending—at $5 off per seat! (Contact the box office for guest seats: 239-472-6862.)

3-Show Package: $107

3-Show Package
Discounts do not apply to Student/Child tickets. Contact the box office for more information.

Community Productions

Table Manners

7:30p.m. April 28, 29, 30 and May 5, 6, 7
4:00p.m. Sunday, May 1 and May 8
Strauss Theater

The hilarious comedy by legendary playwright Alan Ayckbourn.“Table Manners” is part of the award-winning The Norman Conquests Trilogy and features six characters: Norman, his wife Ruth, her brother Reg and his wife Sarah, Ruth’s sister Annie, and Tom, Annie’s next-door-neighbor, and one uncomfortable weekend. The play is at times wildly comic, and also poignant.

Adult: $20 | Student/Child: $5

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Professional Productions

Happy Holidays! A Musical Celebration

December 18–31
Strauss Theater

Featuring favorite standards that will take you through a musical winter wonderland, this fresh, spectacular holiday revue will cheer and excite the whole family!

Adult: $35 | Student/Child: $5

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Sponsored by Congress Jewelers
7:30 shows: Dec. 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30  |  Matinees: 4 pm on Sunday, Dec. 20 & 27  | 
Special Time! 7 pm on New Year’s Eve

Camping With Henry & Tom

January 15–February 6
Strauss Theater

In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and President Warren G. Harding took a camping trip together to escape civilization; what they couldn’t escape was each other. Inspired by an actual event, the play explores friendship, politics, and leadership.

Skip Corris, who thrilled audiences with his portrayal of Sigmund Freud last season, returns to the Strauss for this production!

Adult: $42 | Student/Child: $5

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Sponsored by Air Trek, Inc., and Linda & John Kramer
7:30 shows: Mondays–Saturdays througout run  |  Matinee: 2 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 27

Stepping Out

February 12–March 12
Strauss Theater

A rollicking comedy about the attempts of some bumbling amateurs to overcome their inhibitions—and their left feet—in a low-rent dance studio. Drama and hilarity erupt on the way to triumph at the students’ dance recital.

Adult: $42 | Student/Child: $5

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Sponsored by Heidrick & Co. and John Grey Painting
7:30 shows: Mondays–Saturdays througout run  |  Matinee: 2 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 17

The Musical of Musicals

March 18–April 16
Strauss Theater

In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one charming story becomes five delightful musicals, each presented in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim.

A sensation in the summer hit Rhythm of the Night, the delightful diva Marley K. Dove returns in the starring role.

Adult: $42 | Student/Child: $5

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Sponsored by Sanibel-Captiva Beach Resorts
7:30 shows: Mondays–Saturdays througout run  |  Matinee: 2 pm on Wednesday, Mar. 23

Parties & Previews!

We’re starting off each show this season with some special invitations to our patrons!

Opening Night Receptions
Each opening night offers yummy treats and good company before the show in the Strauss Theater lobby, starting at 6:30pm. It’s free with your ticket purchase to the Opening Night performance!

Preview Nights
Be the first to see each show! We’re opening the doors on the night of each final dress rehearsal for a special “preview night,” with tickets available at $10 off the regular General price. There may be an occasional pause or hiccup as we fine-tune the tech and performances in preparation for Opening Night the next evening, but you’ll see a complete run-through of the show—at a discount! To order, click on a show’s “Buy Tickets Online” button, then select the Preview Night date.

Community Theater

Dear Elizabeth

February 14
Strauss Theater

PLAY READING: Community players introduce new works and dust off oldies-but-goodies in these unstaged read-throughs.

Sarah Ruhl, one of the most celebrated playwrights of her generation, paints a portrait of the remarkable 30-year friendship between two of the most honored American poets of the 20th century: Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Using their actual letters with postmarks from across the country and around the world, this artfully woven story captures the beauty and power of language as two poets navigate the terrain of an ever-shifting world.

General: $12

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Sponsored by Linda & John Kramer

The Carina Limone Museum

March 20
Strauss Theater

PLAY READING: Community players introduce new works and dust off oldies-but-goodies in these unstaged read-throughs.

General: $12

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Sponsored by Linda & John Kramer

Previously This Season

Duets

November 20–December 3
Strauss Theater

This original revue singles out the biggest duets to ever hit the stage! Enjoy the way two fantastic voices can come together in an inspired pairing that will leave you smiling—and maybe even singing!

Starring two stars straight from Broadway: Kathy Brier, who starred as Tracy in the Broadway cast of Hairspray and as Sophie Tucker in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, and Jeanette Fitzpatrick, who has toured with Broadway productions of Respect: A Musical Journey of Women, Grease, and Crazy for You.

Adult: $30 | Student/Child: $5

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Sponsored by Antonette & Bruce McDonald
7:30 shows: Nov. 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 30; Dec. 1, 2, 3  |  Matinee: 4 pm on Sunday, Nov. 29