BIG BAND SHOW, ELVIS TRIBUTE, GRAND ILLUSIONIST
AND MORE AT THE
MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
January 16, 2014 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s winter months are jam-packed with something for everyone, from big band classics to the glittery dance hit A Chorus Line!
As the stage heats up with the hit show A Chorus Line (onstage through February 2) and the hot new Tony-nominated play Other Desert Cities (February 16 – March 2), the Theatre is offering an array of one-night-only special concerts and shows, including a tribute to King of Rock ‘n Roll, two classic doo-wop concerts and an illusionist that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Get your gowns and tuxedoes ready for the Theatre’s annual gala, The Good Fortune Ball, set to take place February 22 at the PGA National Resort Grand Ballroom in Palm Beach Gardens, with a theme inspired by the Theatre’s March production of The King and I.
“The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering a winter season filled with Broadway caliber productions and all-new special events,” said Andrew Kato, the Theatre’s producing artistic director. “We have an array of brand-new shows for the first time, such as a weekend of doo-wop music and large-scale stage illusions in our intimate theatre – including a special VIP meet and greet with the illusionist after the show.”
Here’s a look at the Theatre’s upcoming shows and events for the months of January and February:
A Chorus Line
January 14 – February 2
This poignant and inspiring Tony Award-winning long-running production follows the audition process of theatre “gypsies” as they try to land a job in a Broadway show. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this dance hit musical features memorable favorites “What I did for Love,” and “One.” This singular sensation is for anyone who has ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Contains strong language. Sponsored by Joan and Allen Bildner and California Closets. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org for showtimes; tickets start at $52. Phone: (561) 575-2223.
Swingin’ – Sunday, January 26
One night of jazz with the best of the Big Band sounds from the Swing Era. Hear the classics from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more! Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano and Seaview Radio. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis – Monday, January 27
Join us for a memorial tribute celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley in honor of his 79th birthday. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Spencers Theatre of Illusion – Tuesday, February 4
This spectacular show will mesmerize the audience with suspense, special effects, and theatrical grand illusions that seem impossible. Featuring never-been-seen before illusions, the mystery of magic will come alive. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40, VIP meet and greet $50. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Clyde McPhatter’s Drifters – Friday, February 7
Known for their vocal style of ‘50s rhythm and blues combined with the soul music of the ‘60s. Performing all the hits such as “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “Up on the Roof,” “Stand by Me,” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets $50, VIP meet and greet $65. Sponsored by Seaview Radio. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Glenn Leonard’s Temptations Revue – Saturday, February 8
Starring the former lead singer in a tribute with recognizable choreography, distinct harmonies and timeless music featuring “I’m on Fire,” “Ever Ready Love,” and more. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets $50, VIP meet and greet $65. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano and Seaview Radio. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Other Desert Cities
February 16 – March 2
When a young novelist returns home to Palm Springs for the holidays, she announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a tragic event in the family’s history. The book threatens to put her prominent all-American family back in the tabloids. But will her family stop her? Will the truth be exposed? This hot new Tony-nominated play sheds light on a dysfunctional family reunion everyone can relate to. Contains strong language. Sponsored by John Osher. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org for showtimes; tickets start at $52. Phone: (561) 575-2223.
Saturday, February 22 - The Good Fortune Ball
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 11th Annual Gala, The Good Fortune Ball, will honor founding board member and community philanthropist Roe Green on Saturday, February 22, 2014, in the PGA National Resort Grand Ballroom in Palm Beach Gardens. With a theme inspired by the Theatre’s March production of The King and I, the stunning celebration will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a three-course dining experience, entertainment, a live auction and dancing. Tickets are $500 each ($250 tax-deductible) or $5,000 for a table of 10.For additional information or to become a sponsor, please call (561) 972-6124.
Tickets to all shows may be purchased by calling (561) 575-2223 or visiting www.jupitertheatre.org.
About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida’s preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state’s largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws over 70,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 7,611 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence in 2012. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.
Linnea Brown (561) 972-6132