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Winter Park Playhouse Announces 2018-19 Series Of Professional Musicals!


The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's professional musical theatre, announces their 2018-2019 Mainstage Series of musical productions!

Current annual ?6-show Series ?subscription renewals ?begin January 26, 2018?,? new annual 6-show Series subscriptions begin February 20, 2018 and "You Pick Three" mini-subscriptions ?and? single tickets go on sale March 20, 2018.

The Winter Park Playhouse, will offer annual series subscribers a discount off of the established price with a 6-Show Annual Series Subscription priced at only $220 for ?evenings?, $205 for senior? evenings? ?(?62 years and older?)? and $180 for matinees.
A "You Pick 3" Series is priced at $123 for evenings, $114 for Senior? evenings? (62 years and older?)? and $99 for matinees. Individually priced tickets run from $15 to $42.
In an ongoing effort to serve the community, accommodate demand and make their popular musicals accessible, The Playhouse will offer two preview shows -one evening and one matinee prior to opening night- at a reduced $20 per ticket price for all seats.

The Winter Park Playhouse 2018-2019 Mainstage Series

The Winter Park Playhouse continues to delight audiences with its new 2018-19 Series of professional mainstage musicals. The following are the show selections being produced by The Playhouse for the upcoming theatre season:


Music by Cole Porter

Concept by Paul Gilger

July 27 - August 19, 2018

Previews: July 26 & 27

World Premiere! An audience favorite from last year's 1st Annual Florida Festival of New Musicals,Gigolo uses Cole Porter songs to tell the tale of a handsome playboy and his relationships with four beautiful women. Inspired by the life of Porfirio Rubirose, this musical revue features 25 Cole Porter classics including "It's De-Lovely," "You're the Top," "Let's Do It" and many more!


Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin

Conceived by Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley

September 21 - October 14, 2018 Previews: September 20 & 21

This glorious musical looks at America through the perceptive and hopeful eyes of the legendary Irving Berlin! It follows the journey of a piano from its first days in Tin Pan Alley to the 1950's. The story comes to life with over 60 of Berlin's most beloved songs including "Blue Skies," "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Cheek To Cheek" and "God Bless America."


Created by Roger Bean

November 16 - 17 & November 29 - December 16, 2018 Previews: November 15 & 16

The well-loved Wonderettes are back and better than ever! This whimsical musical comedy finds the 4-girl singing group entertaining at the annual Harper's Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa goes missing, they use their charm, talent and creative ingenuity to save the day! Featuring fabulous 60's versions of holiday classics including "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town," "Jingle Bell Rock" and "Winter Wonderland!"


Conceived by Richard Maltby Jr. and Murray HorwitzCreated by Richard Maltby Jr.Vocal Arrangements by Jeffrey Gutcheon and William Elliott

January 25 - February 23, 2019

Previews: January 24 & 25
This high-energy all singing all dancing revue evokes the delightful humor and infectious spirit of the American original Fats Waller! Featuring 30 songs he made famous in a career that ranged from the Cotton Club to Hollywood and concert stages across the world including "The Joint Is Jumpin'," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and "Ain't Misbehavin'!" WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING:THE STORY OF


Written by Jay Berkow

March 15 - April 13, 2019

Previews: March 14 & 15

Southeastern Regional Premiere! This new song-and-dance musical brings to life the little- known story of the love triangle between Hollywood legends Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen and their assistant Jeanne Coyne during the creation of the greatest movie musical of all time, Singin' in the Rain. Featuring a score of well-loved songs and some of Hollywood's most exciting and enduring dance choreography!


Book, Music & Lyrics by Amanda McBroom

Created by Amanda McBroom and Bill Castellino

May 10 - 19 & May 30 - June 9, 2019

Previews: May 9 & 10

Central Florida Premiere! A beautiful and comedic musical about a woman's journey as she grows up, grows older and finds new happiness along the way. Filled with tremendous humor and insight, this contemporary musical illuminates the age-old conundrum known as "self-discovery." Featuring 20 songs by Amanda McBroom, including her chart topping hit, "The Rose."

The Winter Park Playhouse is a registered 501(c) (3) , non-profit charitable organization and proudly affiliated with Actors' Equity Association and The National Alliance for Musical Theatre.

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