Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre announces its 18th Explosive Season. Season subscription renewals for the 2010 2011 Season are now on sale. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2010. Main stage show prices range from $27 to $51 with group and children's prices available. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings (no Tuesday evening performances May through October) with selected matinees. Broadway Palm's 2010-2011 Season includes eight mainstage productions, and a new student discounted rate.
I Love a Piano (August 19 October 2, 2010)
A brand new show that takes you on a musical journey spanning seven decades of American history that features more than 60 Irving Berlin songs. You'll hear Puttin' on the Ritz, There's No Business Like Show Business, Easter Parade, Blue Skies, Anything You Can Do, Steppin' Out With My Baby, God Bless America and more.
Season Opener Special: $35 for dinner & show.
Hairspray (October 7 November 20, 2010)
Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair, a big heart and a big passion to dance. Tracy was never popular - until she wins a spot on the local TV dance program. Overnight Tracy becomes a teen idol, setting dance and fashion trends of the moment. The plot thickens when Tracy is pitted against the reigning petite Teen Queen of the dance show for the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin.
Holly Jolly Christmas (November 25 December 25, 2010)
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they celebrate the season with a holiday song and dance extravaganza that's perfect for all ages. Holly Jolly Christmas embraces the season with festive production numbers, precision dancing, dazzling costumes and over 30 holiday songs. You'll hear We Three Kings, Silent Night, When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter, Jingle Bells and many more.
The Full Monty (December 30 February 12, 2011)
It's the story about six unemployed men, four of whom were steelworkers from Buffalo. With no job prospects the six loveable misfits decide to form their own dance troupe ala Chippendales. The Full Monty will have you cheering them on as they go all the way to conquer their fears and take charge of their lives.
New Year's Eve tickets are $115 per person for dinner and the show.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (February 17 April 2, 2011)
A musical comedy based on the rags-to-riches story of Molly Tobin. Born into poverty she married into wealth and tried in vain to be accepted into the society circles of Denver. In 1912 she was shipwrecked in the Titanic disaster and through sheer determination took over the lifeboat and kept the men rowing until they were rescued. Songs include I Ain't Down Yet and Belly Up To The Bar, Boys.
RENT (April 7 May 14, 2011)
The show that changed Broadway! Set in downtown New York, RENT is about a group of young artists looking for success and love, making their mark on the world and living for today. There's No Day But Today to experience this hip rock musical with a message of hope. The score includes Seasons of Love and LaVie Boheme. This show contains mature themes and adult language.
Smoke on the Mountain (May 19 July 2, 2011)
It's Saturday night and Rev. Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an uplifting evening of singin', clappin' and hilarious stories. The gospel tunes include Church in the Wildwood, Rock of Ages, Whispering Hope and I'll Fly Away.
Annie (July 7 August 13, 2011)
An orphan named Annie, and her dog Sandy, are placed in the lap of luxury for a week as a part of a publicity campaign for Oliver Warbucks. However, Annie's stay turns out to be much more than anyone had bargained for as she works her way into everyone's hearts and learns a few things for herself. The classic songs include Tomorrow, Easy Street and It's the Hard Knock Life. Kids 18 & under just $18 for dinner and show.
The Off Broadway Palm Theatre is Broadway Palm's second performance venue. It's a 90-seat general admission theatre off the main lobby. The Off Broadway Palm's 15th Season begins November 4, 2010 and runs through May 28, 2011. Ticket prices range from $25 to $45. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings with selected matinees.
The Andrews Brothers (November 4 December 25, 2010)
It's 1943 in the South Pacific, and The Andrews Sisters are scheduled to perform at the big USO show. But when a flu outbreak quarantines the girls, mistaken identities, madcap comedy and the greatest music of the 1940s fill this show. The songs include Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Slow Boat to China and BoogieWoogie Bugle Boy.
Flamingo Court (January 20 March 6, 2011)
Flamingo Court is a humorous and poignant look at condominium living, zany neighbors and retirement in Florida. Each condo reveals a cast of characters and some funny and touching life lessons such as Sex Lives After 60, Where There's a Will, There's a Relative and more.
A Second Helping The Church Basement Ladies Sequel (March 10 May 29, 2011)
It's 1969 and the world is a-changing. While the world is dealing with Vietnam, the church basement ladies are coming to terms with pantsuits and guitars in church!
You'll laugh till your sidedish hurts."
Individual tickets for Broadway Palm's 18th Explosive Season go on sale June 1, 2010. For show information visit www.BroadwayPalm.com, call (239) 278-4422 or stop by the box office at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.