SEASON 103 | 2022-2023
We are thrilled to once again return to in-person performances beginning this fall, and our carefully selected Mainstage offerings for this next season honor the best of the theater, span many generations and cultures and tap into many thought-provoking issues and emotions. What better way to emerge on the other side of these challenging times than to return to community theater and support invaluable fine arts in our region.
-Sarah Boone, Executive Director
All individual tickets for non-members to any Theatre Jacksonville production will be $28 and will be offered on a show-by-show basis. Again, there is no guarantee that individual tickets will always be available.
Current Theatre policy requires that MASKS ARE WORN CORRECTLY the entire time you visit the playhouse. From entrance to exit.
Classic in San Marco
By Noel Coward
Directed by Will E.P. Davis
Performance dates: September 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 2022
Elyot and Amanda, once married and now honeymooning with new spouses at the same hotel, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively elope. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between passions of love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and a roundelay of affiliations ensues as the women first stick together, then apart, and new partnerships are formed.
Not included in the All Access Mainstage Membership.
103rd Season Mainstage
Clue is adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn // Written by Sandy Rustin
Additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price
Original music composed by Michael Holland
Based on the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture based on the Hasbro board game CLUE
Directed by Kacy Hope
Performance dates: November 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20. 2022
Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth – the butler, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up.
Last Train to Nibroc
By Arlene Hutton
Performance dates: January 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2023
May and Raleigh meet in 1940 on an eastbound train that carries the bodies of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Nathanael West. Unable to enlist because of a medical condition, he wants to be a writer. She wants to be a missionary, and they discover they are from neighboring towns in Kentucky. In this boy-meets-girl romance, two young people navigate through the tough times of a country at war discovering what they have to give up to get what they really want.
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Bradley Akers
Performance dates: March 10,11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2023
In this brilliant and powerful drama about faith, ambiguity, and the price of moral conviction, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award.
Four Weddings and an Elvis
By Nancy Frick
Performance dates: April 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 4, 5, 6, 7, 2023
Sandy, the four-times-married-three-times-divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas, has certainly seen her fair share of matrimonies! In this hilarious and heart-warming romantic comedy, we witness four of her most memorable. Bev and Stan, who are getting married as revenge on their exes; Vanessa and Bryce, two arrogant aging stars who are tying the knot as a publicity ploy; Martin and Fiona, a gentle postal-worker and a tough ex-con who couldn't be more in love! And most touching of all is Sandy's fifth and final wedding - to the love of her life.
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz // Book by Roger O. Hirson
Directed by Ron Shreve
Performance dates: June 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2023
Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.