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July 30, 2014

PBA Theatre presents,

 

Our Season

  PBA Theatre presents,
  "Reeling"

2013-2014 PRODUCTIONS

 

"Reeling"  by Barry Kornhauser

7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 10, 11, 12; 2 p.m. Oct. 12
Fern Street Theatre, 500 Fern Street, West Palm Beach
Tickets: $15 general admission or 2 for $25;  $10 seniors 65+; $5 students with ID

Reeling by Barry Kornhauser is a musical play set in 1920s Hollywood. Reminiscent of early film pioneers Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, the story follows the “Hero” and his quest to win the heart of his “Beloved.” The play integrates music, dance, vaudeville, film/digital media, visual arts and acting to offer a modern interpretation and homage to the silent film era. “Without a single spoken word…'Reeling' is not so much a silent movie on stage as a theatrical interpretation of the genre, a celebration of the human spirit and the enduring power of
art.”

"Dancing at Lughnasa"  by Brian Friel

7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, 22, 23; 2 p.m. Nov. 23, 24
Fern Street Theatre, 500 Fern Street, West Palm Beach
Tickets: $15 general admission or 2 for $25;  $10 seniors 65+; $5 students with ID

"Dancing at Lughnasa" is a hauntingly beautiful play with the kind of rich language that seems to be the mainstay of Irish playwrights; in this case, Brian Friel. Lughnasa(dh) is the Celtic festival of the harvest, which comes in August, and is the time of this play. Harvest is an occasion of reaping what you have sown; and so it is with the Mundy sisters, as we learn from the
narrator, their brother, Michael, in one of the most shattering uses of dramatic irony in recent memory.

"Seussical"  by Ahrens and Flaherty

April 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m.

Persson Hall, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets: $10 general admission; $5 students with ID

Not many plays have a song about Palm Beach, but we found one sung by Maysie LaBird in the Flaherty and Ahrens family favorite, "Seussical." The team that gave us "Once On This Island" and "Ragtime," bring to life the delightful characters from the many books and endless imagination of the beloved Dr. Seuss. Here we have our second narrator of the season, in the person of The Cat In The Hat, who takes us on a journey with Horton The Elephant as he seeks to help the denizens of Whoville. So leave your cynicism at home and join us in the slightly askew, always uplifting, wide-eyed world of Dr. Seuss.

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