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Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season of Shows

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season of Shows

It's time to bring art to life with the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2018/19 season!

The 2018/19 season will begin with Steel Magnolias (October 28 - November 11), a beloved American comedy/drama that examines the complexities of six women's lives as they navigate love, loss and the fierceness of friendship. We continue with Disney Beauty and the Beast (November 27 - December 16), the spectacular and timeless Broadway blockbuster that tells the story of a tenacious beauty who meets a prince-turned-beast. Next up is a big splashy Broadway musical set to be announced April 1: a Tony Award®-nominated smash hit that will have audiences dancing in their seats (January 15 - February 10)! Then join us for the South Florida regional premiere of A Doll's House, Part 2, an uproariously funny comedy fresh from its Broadway run that imagines Nora's untold story after leaving her marriage in Henrik Ibsen's famed play. Our incredible season ends with West Side Story, the Tony Award®-winning sizzling dance musical about two star-crossed lovers caught between warring street gangs.

"We are ecstatic to be producing in our 2018/19 season a selection of plays and musicals that everyone will be talking about," said Andrew Kato, the Theatre's producing artistic director and chief executive. "Steel Magnolias is an irreplaceable classic, and we are equally thrilled to be reimagining the magnificent powerhouse musicals Disney Beauty and the Beast andWest Side Story. We are honored to be one of the first theaters granted the rights to produce A Doll's House, Part 2 following its hit run on Broadway. Due to our agreement with the licensors, we're not able to announce our fifth show until April 1, but we can assure everyone that this mega-musical will be popular. It's so big that we've added a fourth week. Our audiences are going to flip out!"

In addition to its season productions (not included in subscriptions), the Theatre will present an exciting lineup of all-new limited engagements and several popular favorites. November will bring an extra-special benefit to the Theatre: 2017 Tony Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones, who will headline the Theatre's sixth annual Tony Award® winner benefit concert. Students taking part in the Theatre's acclaimed Youth Artists' Chair summer internship program will present the drama To Kill a Mockingbird in August.

It's time to become a new subscriber or renew your season subscription to get the best seats available. The multiple Carbonell Award-winning theatre is offering two convenient subscription plans, the five-play and the opt-out of one, for the Theatre's 2018/19 season.

Patrons may purchase subscriptions for club level premium seats in the Theatre's premium space, The Green Room, and enjoy the stylish lounge and amenities throughout the season. Amenities include spacious 23" seats, a lounge with a private bar and restrooms, one free drink of choice with ticket purchase (evening performances only for season shows), panoramic views of the stage and a private entrance and elevator.

Subscriptions begin at $218. Subscribers save up to 25 percent on single ticket prices. Subscribers also get one fee-free ticket exchange per ticket per show, and advance notice and ability to purchase tickets to limited engagements and other special events. Subscription groups of 20 or more receive an additional discount.

In addition to its season productions (not included in subscriptions), the Theatre will present an exciting lineup of all-new limited engagements and several popular favorites. New shows include the timeless and heartfelt music of the Carpenters with We've Only Just Begun - Carpenters Remembered (January 4); the unmistakable sounds of The Drifters (February 15); the excitement and energy of One Night in Memphis - tribute to Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash (March 14); and the perfect harmonies and precise instrumentation of Fleetwood Mac with the country's premier tribute band Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Tribute (March 15).

"The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has entertainment for everyone with our new season of special events and concerts," said Dana Munson, the Theatre's director of marketing. "In addition to our popular favorites Capitol Steps' New Year's Eve show and Chris Macdonald's Memories of Elvis, we're proud to offer an array of brand new events, including Steve Solomon's My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy! and the Movin' Out Band: A Tribute to Billy Joel featuring Wade Preston."

Here's a look at the shows featured in the Theatre's 2018/19 season:

Steel Magnolias

October 28 - November 11
By Robert Harling
The women of Truvy's beauty salon are quick with a quip and hilarious repartee, unafraid to show their eccentric personalities. But when the threat of tragedy begins to wilt their delicate Louisiana charm, the women reveal they are stronger than despair. Balanced between witty comedy and heartfelt drama, Steel Magnolias captures the complexities of six women's lives as they navigate love, loss and the fierceness of friendship. Sponsored by Priscilla Heublein.

Disney Beauty and the Beast
November 27 - December 16
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton
This classic story of a tenacious beauty who meets a selfish prince-turned-beast is a tale as old as time. Showcasing spectacular costumes and effects, Disney Beauty and the Beast is a fairy tale filled with magic, romance and a young woman's determination to find her own way. We invite you to be our guest as this beloved Disney classic comes to life on stage! Sponsored by Admirals Cove Foundation.

BIG SPLASHY MUSICAL: Set to be announced April 1
January 15 - February 10
A mega hit feel-good musical that will have audiences dancing in their seats! It's so monumental that we've added a fourth week! Sponsored by John McDonald Company, Kathy and Joe Savarese Home Care America, Isanne and Sandy Fisher and Jana and Ken Kahn, LRP Publications.

A Doll's House, Part 2
February 24 - March 10
By Lucas Hnath
When Henrik Ibsen's Nora slammed the door shut on her marriage in A Doll's House, it was said to be the slam heard around the world. Fifteen years since closing the door and 138 years since Henrik penned the story, Nora returns to her beloved husband and children in A Doll's House, Part 2. In this uproariously funny comedy, Nora wonders what she will find when she opens the door. Fresh from its Broadway run, Lucas Hnath explores Nora's untold story in the newly imagined A Doll's House, Part 2. Sponsored by Jodie and Dan Hunt and the Roy A. Hunt Foundation.

West Side Story
March 26 - April 14
Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Tony and Maria - two young, idealistic lovers - find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. They fight to find a place for themselves in a violent world, only to discover that love doesn't always have a happy ending. Inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes the tale of two star-crossed lovers to new heights. Heart-wrenching and captivating, this musical will take you on a journey through passionate scenes, romantic ballads and fiery dance numbers. Sponsored by Suzanne Niedland in Loving Memory of Art and Meg Niedland.

Season subscriptions are currently on sale. Renewing subscribers have until April 8 to renew their subscription to be entered into the Maltz Jupiter Theatre VIP Sweepstakes, which includes reserved parking for one season, two drinks for each performance, access to the Imagine Room, two tickets to every limited engagement and two tickets to the 2019 gala for the winner and a guest.

Existing renewing subscribers are seated first (upon sending back their renewal form sent via mail). New subscribers are seated in the order in which they are received, so sending in a new form as soon as possible offers the best seating options.

Single play and musical tickets go on sale August 20 at 10 a.m. (Subscribers may purchase single tickets and request exchanges starting a week in advance: August 13 at 10 a.m.) Single tickets for special productions, special engagements and limited engagements go on sale March 5 at 10 a.m.

For more information about current and upcoming shows at the Theatre, call (561) 575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org. For more information on bringing your group to the Theatre, contact community relationships ambassador Cheryl McDermott at (561) 972-6117.


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