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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Title: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Dates:  August 20 – September 5, 2021

Venue: Lakeside Playhouse

Tickets: Start at $20 adult, $10 youth

Times: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:30 pm

Description:The knock-’em-dead musical is the hysterical story of low-born Monty Navarro, who finds out that he’s eighth in line for an earldom in the lofty D’Ysquith family. He presumes his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and he sets off down a ridiculously ghastly path to the inheritance. In the midst of Monty’s macabre plotting, he also finds himself juggling the affections of two beautiful ladies. The show is beautifully supported by a a well-crafted score that is both elegant and hilarious. 

Cautions: Most appropriate for children 10 and older.

Credits:  Book and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman. Music and lyrics by Steven Lutak. Based on a novel by Roy Horniman. Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Liv After Death

Title: Liv After Death

Dates: September 17 -19, 2021

Venue: Drs. Thakkar Pavilion

Tickets start at $10 adult, $8 youth. Ticketing fees may apply.

Times: Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:30 pm

Description: Liv After Death is a comedy about the loud, Italian Esposito family in upstate New York, who laugh their way through divorce, loss, and challenging mother-daughter relationships.   Nicky Esposito, the patriarch of the family,  has just suffered an untimely death, and his family is left to pick up the pieces of their lives. The play takes place in a remote cabin outside of Oneonta, NY where Liv, Nicky’s wife, seeks closure from her neighbor, Donna who is a Medium.  Liv’s adult daughters return home to bury their father, but their own personal problems become a topic of Italian dinner conversation.  Liv After Death is a laugh-out-loud comedy that may also make you shed a tear before it’s over.  This is our Florida Theatre Conference competition entry.

Sponsored by Alan Jay Wildstein
Cautions: may not be suitable for young children
Credits: written by Laura Byron Wade