Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces March Events
March brings an exciting array of options for theatergoers old and new, including the hilarious sketch comedy troupe The Second City and the popular folk music of The Byrds' former frontman and solo artist Roger McGuinn.
The month also brings the high-spirited, Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, the emotive Irish crossover trio The Celtic Tenors and the cool jazz flavor of the John Pizzarelli Quartet.
"As part of our 10th Anniversary season celebration, we have brought back our 10 most popular sell-out limited engagements of past seasons, and our March shows are truly some of our audience favorites," said Andrew Kato, producing artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. "Everyone loves the trademark improv style of The Second City - and with well-known songs such as 'Turn, Turn, Turn' and 'Mr. Tambourine Man,' Roger McGuinn has a wonderful following among fans of both folk and classic rock music."
Here's a look at the Theatre's upcoming March shows:
March 5 - 24 - Thoroughly Modern Millie
A high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a small-town girl who travels to New York City to marry for money instead of love. Come relive the roaring 1920s in this Tony Award-winning musical featuring jazz, thunderous tap dancing, frisky flappers and dashing leading men! Sponsored by Kathy and Joe Savarese and Homecare America and Joan and Allen Bildner.
Sunday, March 10 - The Second City: Laughing Matters
From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and more, comes the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and Second City's trademark improve style. It has been the training ground for a host of famous alumni, including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Stephen Colbert and more than 500 others. Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets are $40. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
Monday, March 11 - Roger McGuinn
The front man and founder of The Byrds is famous for such hits as "Turn, Turn, Turn," "Eight Miles High" and " Mr. Tambourine Man." As a successful solo artist, he has opened for Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and others, to critical acclaim. He continues to have a huge following among folk music fans. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $35.
Monday, March18 - The Celtic Tenors
Celebrate your roots as the classical crossover group performs a mix of Irish, folk and pop just in time for St. Patrick's Day. The Celtic Tenors continue to pioneer a new style of 'cool' never before seen on the classical stage. Their live show is an experience overflowing with vitality and variety, from start to finish. Their unique voices, charm and wit combine an emotive journey with a thoroughly uplifting experience! Showtimes are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. All tickets are $40. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
Wednesday, March 27 - John Pizzarelli Quartet
A world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, John Pizzarelli has been called "Hip with a wink" by Town & Country, "madly creative" by theLos Angeles Times and "the genial genius of the guitar" by The Toronto Star. John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the great American songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing.Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $50. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
For the little ones, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is offering its annual popular Spring Break vacation camp! Here's a look at the upcoming week-long program for grades K-5:
March 25 - 29 - Super Secret Agent Spring Break Spy Camp, grades K-5
This spring break, enter the super secret world of secret agent spies at the Conservatory! Students will explore acting, voice and movement with a "secret agent" theme, culminating in a showcase for family and friends. $200; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pre-care and after-care are also available. Registration is now open; call 561-575-2672 for more information or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Now celebrating its 10th season, the not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida's preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state's largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws over 70,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 7,530 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida's highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence in 2012. For more information about the Theatre's upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223