Season is under way at Cultural Park Theater. Performing Arts Center:
The show schedule includes:
Shake Rattle and Roll
Continuing Sept. 13, 14, 15, 16
With songs like "Great Balls of Fire," Frankie Avalon's "Venus," "Poison Ivy' "Teenager in Love" and more. You'll want to dance in the aisles as this show proves, Rock 'n Roll is here to stay.
Love Sex and the IRS
Sept. 28 through Oct. 7
This is a wild farce with twists of fate, sight gags, mistaken identities and hilarious comic lines. Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listing the pair as married. The dreaded day of reckoning comes when the Internal Revenue Service informs the "couple" they're going to be investigated by a Mr. Spinner. Be sure to catch this incredible comedy when it hits our stage!
Love Songs of Stephen Sondheim
Oct. 26 through Nov. 4
CPTC pays tribute to the award winning Stephen Sondheim, who has won Grammy and Tony awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and an Academy Award for his work on several major productions, such as "Sweeney Todd," "West Side Story," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and many more. We know you'll enjoy the "Love Songs of Stephen Sondheim."
Moon Over Buffalo
Nov. 16 through Nov. 25
This hilarious comedy centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. On the brink of a disastrous split-up, they receive word that they might have one last shot at stardom. Unfortunately for them, everything that could go wrong does go wrong.
A Tuna Christmas
Dec. 14 through Nov. 23
This comedy is set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas. The plot centers on the town's annual Christmas Yard Display Contest, won fourteen times in a row by Vera Carp. A super mysterious "Christmas Phantom," known for vandalizing the yard displays, has the contestants on edge.
Jan. 4 through Jan. 13
Four couples arrive at the townhouse of a deputy New York City mayor and his wife to attend a party celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary. However, the four couples soon discover that there are no servants, the hostess is missing, and the deputy mayor has shot himself. Troubles arise when they decide they need to do everything possible to conceal the evening's events from the local police and the media.
Man of La Mancha
Jan. 25 through Feb. 10
This story of Miguel de Cervantes and his servant, Sancho, who are thrown into prison by the Spanish Inquisition. The real story unravels as Cervantes creates the tale of a misguided knight known as Don Quixote. The Tony award winning musical features many memorable songs such as the Impossible Dream. Don't miss the chance to see this truly remarkable musical performed at the Cultural Park Theater.
Feb. 22 through March 3
Mired in an unhappy marriage with current spouse Maggie, Jake tries to cope with his many problems by conjuring up images of the other women in his life; his late wife, a really confused daughter, a neurotic sister and his analyst. Jake carries on imaginary conversations with these ladies. The real trouble begins when the specters of Jake's Women begin showing up.
March 15 through March 31
Abused by the orphanage matron, Annie, a spunky orphan, decides to run away and find her parents. Billionaire Oliver Warbucks, at the same time, decides to invite an orphan over to his house for Christmas and Annie is chosen. He later tries to help Annie find her parents by putting up a $50,000 reward. Rooster and his girlfriend, Lily, pretend to be Annie's parents in order to get the reward. In the end, Hannigan, Rooster, and Lily are all arrested and parentless Annie is adopted by Warbucks.
Sweet Dreams at the Opry
April 12 through April 21
We welcome the Faziolis and A Family Affair. "Sweet Dreams at the Opry" blends individual tributes to Country Music Legends like Patsy Cline, Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle and Ray Stevens. The ensemble numbers are just as much fun, with the "Pit Stop Tabernacle Choir," and Regina, the show's star-struck, man-crazy assistant.
Tickets are $18, seniors are $16, children are $12. Season tickets are available through Sept. 15 - season $130, snowbirds, $104. Group rates available.
Cultural Park Theater is at 528 Cultural Park Blvd. Call 772-5862 for more information.
Now auditioning male singers
Cultural Park Theatre is now auditioning male singers 17 and up for Music Revue saluting Stephen Sondheim. Performances in October. Please call theater to schedule appointment with Michael before Sept. 22, 239-772-5862 or email EXECUTIVEDIRECTOR@CULTURALPARKTHEATER.COM
Moon over Buffalo
Cultural Park Theatre is now auditioning for a large male role; must be able to play male in his 50s. The actor also must be able to do strong physical comedy, which could include pratfalls, running, stage slaps, stage combat (fencing) ect. Play over-the-hill but larger-than-life. Must be able to play convincing drunk and be able to crumble under pressure.
This production will run Nov. 15 through Nov. 25.
If this sounds like you please call the theater for an audition, 239-772-5862