The upcoming theater season 2022-2023

Sister Act April 14 - May 20

Sister Act April 14 – May 20

Bet you can’t wait for fall: cooler temperatures, lower humidity and the start of the 2022-2023 theater season.

Almost all local theaters have announced their upcoming season.

There’s a wide range to choose from, with offbeat new shows, audience-friendly musicals and well-known favourites.

From mindless comedies to sophisticated fare, the offer is wide and varied and there is something for everyone.

Musicals ranging from “Sweeney Todd” to “Cabaret” to “Footloose”.

Plays by Oscar Wilde, Neil Simon, August Wilson, Mark St. Germain.

Here’s a list of what’s coming. (Remember to check with theaters as dates and shows are subject to change.)

FORT MYERS

BROADWAY PALM

1380 Colonial Bvld. 239-278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com

MAIN STAGE

Broadway Palm Through the Decades Aug. 26-Oct. 1

A Chorus Line 7 Oct-Nov 12

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas 18 Nov-Dec 30

Disney's The Little Mermaid July 7 - December 8

Disney’s The Little Mermaid July 7 – December 8

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Jan. 6-Feb. 11

Jersey Boys February 17th to April 9th

Sister Act April 14 – May 20

Unbound from May 26th to July 1st

Disney’s The Little Mermaid July 7 – December 8

THE OFF BROADWAY PALM THEATER

Not now darling 22 Sept-Nov 5

Ha! Ha! Hey! The Holiday Show Nov. 10-Dec. 25

Just Desserts: A Musical Casserole 12 Jan-Feb 18

Doublewide Texas February 23 – April 9

Always a bridesmaid April 18th – May 20th

BROADWAY PALM CHILDREN THEATER

Grace for President Selected Matinees Oct. 15-Nov. 10

Santa Claus the Musical Selected Matinees Nov. 29-Dec. 24

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds Select Matinees April 21 – May 19

How I Became a Pirate Selected Matinees from June 2nd to June 30th

FLORIDA REPERTORY THEATER

2267 Bay St. 239-332-4488 or www.floridarep.org

Lobby Hero April 18 - May 21

Lobby Hero April 18 – May 21

HISTORICAL ARCADE THEATER

Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Oct. 25-Nov. 13

And then there was no 29 Nov-Dec. 18

Rip cord 10.-29. January

At the Golden Pond February 14 – March 5

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash March 21 to April 16

ARTSTAGE STUDIOTHEATRE

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grille 20 Sept-Oct 30

Freud’s last session Dec. 13-Jan. fifteen

The Importance of Being Ernest January 31 – March 5

Lobby Hero April 18 – May 21

FLORIDA LABORATORY THEATER

1634 Woodford Avenue 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com

fair view August 5th to 20th

The Play That Goes Wrong Sept. 16-Oct. 9

24 hour playwriting project 22 Oct

The Thanksgiving Game 4th-20th November

Is not wrongdoing 9 Dec-Jan fifteen

Clown Bar 18.-28.  August

Clown Bar 18.-28. August

Sweeney Todd February 10 – March 11

Pass Over from March 21st to April 16th

NEW PHOENIX THEATER

13211 McGregor Blvd. 239-284-5214 or www.newphoenixtheatrefortmyers.org

The New Phoenix Theater has not yet announced its 22-23 season.

THEATER CONSPIRACY

10091 McGregor Blvd. 239-939-2787 or www.artinlee.org

Clown Bar 18.-28. August

August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson 20.-29. Oct

The parking lot 8.-18. December

Faceless 19-29 January

The Last Show, written February 16-26

The Hatter’s Wife 16th-26th centuries March

NORTH FORT MYERS

PLAYERS CIRCLE THEATER

16554 Cleveland Ave. North Fort Myers (inside the Shell Factory) 239-800-3292 or www.playerscircletheater.com

Murder at the Howard Johnsons 25 Oct-Nov 13

The lady with all the answers 29 Nov-Dec 18

admissions 3rd-22nd January

The Lady with All the Answers Nov. 29-Dec.  18

The Lady with All the Answers Nov. 29-Dec. 18

I love you, you are perfect, now change February 7th to 26th

The cocktail hour March 14 – April 2

The foreigner 18-27 April

NAPLES

GULFSHORE THEATER

755 8th Avenue South 239-261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org

26 miles 13th-30th October

Steel magnolias 10 Nov-Dec 4

mud row 7th-29th January

Camelot February 11 – March 12

Barefoot in the park March 25 – April 16

morning after grace April 29 – May 14

THE PLAYERS OF NAPLES

701 5th Ave. South 239.263.7990 or www.naplesplayers.org

BLACKBURN HALL

Steel Magnolias Nov. 10-Dec.  4

Steel Magnolias Nov. 10-Dec. 4

happy spirit 28 Sept-Oct 23

A Christmas song 23 Nov-Dec 18

The game is in progress January 11th to February 5th

The sound of music March 1 – April 2

TOBYE STUDIO

By the way, meet Vera Stark 19 Oct – 6 Nov

Southern comfort 30 Nov-Dec 18

THE STUDIO PLAYERS

Joan Jenks Auditorium at the Golden Gate Community Center 4701 Golden Gate Parkway 239-398-9192 or www.thestudioplayers.org

beer for breakfast 23 Sept-Oct 9

Other desert cities 25 Nov-Dec 18

You have to know 20 Jan-2 Jan Feb 5

Save Kitty 10-26 March

Happy Spirit 28 Sep-Oct  23

Happy Spirit 28 Sep-Oct 23

Murder at the Howard Johnsons May 19 – June 14

THEATER ZONE

G&L Theater at the Community School of Naples 13275 Livingston Road 888-966-3352 x.1 or www.theatre.zone

» home for the holidays 9th-11th December

» A Little Night Music 12-22 January

» Escape to Margaritaville February 9-19

» The farewell girl March 9-19

» rock of times April 27 – May 7

PORT CHARLOTTE

THE CHARLOTTE PLAYERS

1182 Market Circle 941-255-1022 or www.charlotteplayers.org

The 39 steps September 9th to 18th

happy spirit 7th-16th October

rumours 3rd-13th November

Beer for breakfast 23 Sept-Oct  9

Beer for breakfast 23 Sept-Oct 9

The Belles Take the Big Easy 12-22 January

How the other half loves February 9th to 26th

Murder on the Orient Express March 16 – April 2

Love, lies and the doctor’s dilemma 20th-30th April

At seven in the morning 12-21 May

SARASOTA

ASOLO REPERTORY THEATER

5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 941-351-8000 or www.asolorep.org

cabaret 16 Nov-Dec 31

Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers January 11 – March 26

The silent sky January 19 – March 5

Chicken & Cookies February 15 – April 13

Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help March 15 – April 22

Chicken & Cookies February 15 - April 13

Chicken & Cookies February 15 – April 13

Man from La Mancha May 10 – June 11

MUNICIPAL THEATER

1487 Second Street 941-321-1397 or www.urbanitetheatre.com The Urbanite Theater announces its August season.

WEST COAST BLACK THEATER TROUBLE

1012 North Orange Avenue 941-366-1505 or www.westcoastblacktheatre.org

boys and dolls 5 Oct-Nov 20

The Black Birth by Langston Hughes 30 Nov-Dec 23

Fly west 4 Jan-Feb 12

dream girl February 22 – April 9

Big Sexy: The Fats Waller Revue April 19 – May 28

The Soul Crooners with Sistas on behalf of the soul July 30 Sold out

VENICE

THE VENICE THEATRE

140 Tampa Ave. West 941-488-1115 or www.venicetheatre.org

god’s country September 9th to 25th

The revolutionaries 16 Sept-Oct 2

Arabian Nights 7th-16th October

Kinky boots 21 Oct-21 Oct Nov 20

Xanadu 18 Nov-Dec 20

A Christmas song 9 Nov-Dec 20

Up on the Roof: The Music of Carole King and James Taylor 13 Jan-Feb 5

The Cemetery Association 20 Jan-2 Jan Feb 12

gypsy February 24 – March 26

roe 3rd-19th March

little woman March 31 – April 23

death of a seller April 28 – May 14

Lizzie Stranton 5th-21st May

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