MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
2011/12 LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS
GO ON SALE TO PUBLIC ON MAY 2

April 21, 2011 (Jupiter) - The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is set to offer a stellar season of outstanding concerts, plays, films and children's shows.

Tickets to the Theatre's 2011/2012 season of limited engagements go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011.

Highlights include the special limited engagement Spies: Movies vs. Reality, in which prominent espionage author and historian H. Keith Melton takes theatregoers inside Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps and compares its characters’ spy craft with that used by today’s spies. Other limited engagement shows include Steve Lippia’s ‘’Simply Sinatra’ and Arias, featuring talented Young Artists singing favorite opera arias and duets.

"In addition to the season of shows we produce, we are so proud of the wonderful series of concerts and other performances we present," said Andrew Kato, artistic director for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. "For families, our Kids Korner series is a great opportunity to introduce young people to the magic of theatre, and our Conservatory of Performing Arts offers several spectacular shows designed to showcase our young performers, including Pippin, Bye Bye Birdie and Willy Wonka Jr."  

Back by popular demand are previously sold out shows, including Capitol Steps, Celtic Crossroads and John Pizzarelli Quartet, as well as new shows, such as Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class: A One Nun-sense musical event. The Theatre’s popular movie series is also back, featuring free screenings of the movies Cabaret and Hello, Dolly! to complement shows in its ninth season of great theatre, The Best of Broadway.

Here is a look at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2011/2012 season of Limited Engagements:

Saturday, September 17 – Youth Artists’ Chair presents The Good Times are Killing Me
Each year, a team of students are selected to fully produce a show on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage. Don’t miss this exciting glimpse into the stars of tomorrow. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Adults $20, students $15.

Sunday, October 9 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Guild presents the Glenn Miller Orchestra
One of the greatest bands of all time performing all of the hits “Moonlight Serenade,” “Steppin’ Out,” “In the Mood,” and many more! Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets $40. Concert to benefit the Maltz Jupiter Theatre and its Conservatory of Performing Arts.

Saturday, October 22 – Kids Korner Series presents Jigsaw Jones, the Case of the Class Clown
Theodore “Jigsaw” Jones, detective who is on the case to solve the mystery. Brimming with music, charm, and humor this show brings the popular chapter book series to life. Showtime is noon. All tickets $12. Produced by ArtsPower.

Monday, October 24 – Spy Series presents Spies: Movies vs. Reality
Publicly revealing secrets for the first time, prominent espionage author/historian H. Keith Melton takes you inside Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps and compares its characters’ spy craft with that used by today’s spies. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $25.

Monday, December 19 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Studio Showcase
Celebrate the Conservatory students’ hard work in acting, voice, and dance as they showcase their talents onstage. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students.

Tuesday, December 20 – Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band presents a Holiday Concert
In a joyous celebration of the holiday season, it’s your chance to hear popular and traditional Christmas and Hanukkah songs played by the full band, plus surprise performances by vocal and instrumental soloists. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $12.

Friday, December 30 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents The Best of Broadway Musical Revue
The talented students from the Conservatory of Performing Arts present a musical revue including songs and scenes from “Brigadoon,” “Kiss Me Kate,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students.

Saturday, December 31 – Capitol Steps
Come along for the ride as they take a humorous look at some serious issues in an all new show to ring in the New Year. Showtimes are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $50, $60 and $85 for special VIP seats with champagne toast and meet and greet.

Sunday, January 1 – Cabaret, the movie
Liza Minelli and Joel Grey star in the winner of eight Academy Awards® based on the hit Broadway musical. Showtime is 7 p.m. Free event; advanced tickets are required. Subject to change.

Monday, January 16 – Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class: A One Nun-sense musical event
From the creator of Nunsense, this all-new class is not to be missed. Sister is back to teach the audience how to put together their own cabaret act filled with humor and audience participation. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $30.

Sunday, January 22 – Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis
Join us for a memorial tribute celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley in honor of his 77th birthday. Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets $45.

Friday, February 3 – Steve Lippia’s ‘’Simply Sinatra’
Exploring the songbook of Frank Sinatra backed by a 10 piece orchestra featuring all the hits such as "I've Got You Under My Skin," "I've Got the World on a String," "You're Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $40.

Saturday, February 4 – Kids Korner Series presents Aesop’s Fables
Through lively storytelling full of fun and imagination, this is a perfect introduction to some of the world’s most cherished stories and to the magic of live theatre! Showtime is noon. All tickets $12. Produced by Eckerd Theatre Company.

Saturday, February 4 – The Second City: Laugh Out Loud Tour
From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, and more, comes the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and Second City’s trademark improvisation. Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets $35.

Monday, February 13 – Love Letters – To Benefit the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
This play centers on just two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepiece Ladd III. Sitting side by side, they read correspondence that has passed between them throughout their separated lives, including their hopes and ambitions and dreams and disappointments in love letters. Proceeds will go the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $50.

Monday, February 27 – Hello, Dolly! The Movie
A film adaptation of the beloved musical starring Barbara Streisand as Dolly Levi. Showtime is 7 p.m. Free event; advanced tickets are required. Subject to change.

Thursday, March 1 – Arias: An Evening with Palm Beach Opera
Come and enjoy a special concert featuring Palm Beach Opera’s talented Young Artists singing favorite opera arias and duets from Puccini, Verdi and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $25.

Saturday, March 2 – Celtic Crossroads
In an explosive show filled with traditional Irish music, Irish dancers defy laws of speed and gravity, while musicians swap instruments before your eyes. Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets $40.

Sunday, March 4 – Yesterday: a Tribute to the Beatles
Relive one of the most influential rock groups in the history of pop music with a tribute to the Beatles, performed in an unforgettable show featuring all their hits! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $40.

Sunday, March 25 – John Pizzarelli Quartet
Internationally known for classic standards, late-night ballads, and the cool jazz flavor he brings to his performances, John Pizzarelli continues to entertain audiences without sacrificing his commitment to a high level of musicianship and artistic achievement. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $50.

Monday, March 26 – Juke Box Series presents Jay and The Americans
The ’60s pop legends sing “This Magic Moment” and other hit songs, including “She Cried,” “Only in America,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” “Tonight” and “Cara Mia.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $50; Pre-show meet and greet tickets $65.

Friday, May 4 – Kids Korner Series presents Henry and Mudge
Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry and his great big canine friend, Mudge, with whom he shares all kinds of adventures! Showtime is 6 p.m. All tickets $12. Produced by TheatreWorksUSA.

Friday, May 18, through Sunday, May 20 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Pippin
Once upon a time, the young prince Pippin longed to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment. Little did he know he would find it in the simple pleasures of home and family. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Adults $20, students $15.

Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Bye Bye Birdie
One of the most captivating musical shows of our time! The story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. Featuring such favorites as “A Lot of Livin’ to Do” and “Put on a Happy Face,” this show is tops in imagination and frivolity. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Adults $20, students $15.

Friday, July 27, and Saturday, July 28 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Willy Wonka Jr.
Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life with a memorable score featuring “The Candy Man,” “Pure Imagination,” “Oompa Loompa” and ”I Want it Now.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Adults $20, students $15.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2011/2012 season, The Best of Broadway, features five plays and musicals: Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps (Nov. 1-13); the family favorite Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Nov. 29-Dec. 18); Cabaret (Jan. 10-29); the 2010 Tony Award winner Red (Feb. 14-26); and the classic Tony Award-winning musical, Hello, Dolly! (March 13-April 1).

Tickets to Limited Engagements go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2. For tickets, call (561) 575-2223 or go online to www.jupitertheatre.org.

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Theater listing:

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE – 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Season shows: Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, Nov. 1-13; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Nov. 29-Dec. 18; Cabaret, Jan. 10-Jan. 29; Red, Feb. 14-Feb. 26; Hello, Dolly!; Mar. 13-April 1. Subscriptions: $151-$252. Phone: (561) 575-2223.

Limited Engagements listing:

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE – 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Limited engagements: Youth Artists’ Chair, Sept. 17; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Guild presents the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Oct. 9; Kids Korner Series presents Jigsaw Jones, the Case of the Class Clown, Oct. 22; Spy Series presents Spies: Movies vs. Reality, Oct. 24; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Studio Showcase, Dec. 19; Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band presents a Holiday Concert, Dec. 20; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents The Best of Broadway Musical Revue, Dec. 30; Capitol Steps, Dec. 31; Cabaret, the movie, Jan . 1; Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class: A One Nun-sense musical event, Jan. 16; Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis, Jan. 22; Steve Lippia’s ‘’Simply Sinatra,’ Feb. 3; Kids Korner Series presents Aesop’s Fables, Feb. 4; The Second City: Laugh Out Loud, Feb. 4; Love Letters, Feb. 13; Hello, Dolly! The Movie, Feb. 27; Arias: An Evening with Palm Beach Opera, March 1; Celtic Crossroads, March 2; Yesterday: a Tribute to the Beatles, March 4; John Pizzarelli Quartet, March 25; Juke Box Series presents Jay and The Americans, March 26; Kids Korner Series presents Henry and Mudge, May 4; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Pippin, May 18 – 20; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Bye Bye Birdie, June 29 and 30; The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Willy Wonka Jr., July 27 and 28. Various prices. Phone: (561) 575-2223.    

About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is an award-winning professional not-for-profit regional theatre dedicated to the performing arts whose mission is to entertain, educate and inspire our community. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and is located east of U.S. Highway 1 at 1001 East Indiantown Road and State Road A1A in Jupiter. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory of Performing Arts, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.

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