MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
2014/15 LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS
GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC MAY 5
April 29, 2014 – Let the Maltz Jupiter Theatre spark your imagination next season!
In addition to the musicals and dramas featured in the Theatre’s 2014/15 season (The Foreigner, Fiddler on the Roof, The Wiz, Glengarry Glen Ross and Les Misérables), the Theatre will present a spectacular lineup of all-new concerts and special productions, along with select beloved favorites.
Audiences will be mesmerized by the unplugged folk-rock duo White Acres (November 21), rock along with the American jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra (December 8), groove to the smooth sounds of the ‘60s with the Motown group So Good For The Soul: A Tribute to the Music of Motown (February 27) and dance and sing along with the high-energy Abba tribute Abbamania (February 23).
“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, the Theatre’s producing artistic director. “We are thrilled to be bringing a season full of all-new limited engagements for our audiences to enjoy.”
Tickets for the Theatre’s 2013/14 season of special productions, special engagements and limited engagements go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased in person, by calling the box office (561-575-2223) or by purchasing tickets online (www.jupitertheatre.org).
November will bring an extra-special benefit concert featuring Broadway icon and beloved singer, dancer, actor and Tony Award® winner Chita Rivera (November 15), who will leave audiences spellbound in a musical journey back through her illustrious career featuring hits from West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Nine.
Back for its final performance, the Theatre will produce a contemporary retelling of the children’s classic Alice in Wonderland with the spectacular family-friendly musical Through the Looking Glass (October 17) and The Crucible (August 16), presented by local high school students as part of the Theatre’s Youth Artists’ Chair program.
Popular returning favorites include the Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band Holiday Concert (Dec. 22) and the blockbuster New Year’s Eve show for Capitol Steps (Dec. 31).
Here’s a look at the Theatre’s 2014/15 special productions, all-new limited engagements and more:
Youth Artists’ Chair presents The Crucible – Saturday, August 16
Dark magic, jealousy and superstition take hold in Salem, Massachusetts. As witchcraft hysteria reaches a fever pitch, choices have to be made: conform to survive or uphold your beliefs whatever the consequence. Presented by local high school students as part of the Theatre’s Youth Artists’ Chair program. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults $20, Students $15.
Emerging Artist Series presents Through the Looking Glass – Friday, October 17
A contemporary retelling of the children’s classic Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass comes to life with eye-popping sets, costumes, magic and puppetry. In a colorful land where animals talk and characters amuse, 12-year-old Alice learns to “look in the mirror” and see the truly special person she is. Don’t miss the final performance of this hit musical. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults $25, Students $15.
Chita: A Legendary Celebration – A benefit concert for the Theatre – Saturday, November 15
This one-night-only benefit evening is the must-see concert of the year starring Broadway’s icon and most beloved singer, dancer, actor and winner of two Tony Awards®. Backed with an eleven piece orchestra, Chita Rivera will leave us spellbound as we journey back through her illustrious career featuring hits from West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Sweet Charity, Chicago, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Nine. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano; sponsorships are available for pre-show dinner and post-show meet-and-greet dessert reception Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $75.
Kids Korner Series presents The Lightning Thief – Monday, November 17
Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. For more information on how to involve your school group, contact the Conservatory at (561) 575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
White Acres: Unplugged in The Green Room – Friday, November 21
Performing hits from their latest album “She Dreams,” this duo blends country, folk and rock music in an intimate concert. Their rich harmonies and engaging lyrics sound like Miranda Lambert, The Dixie Chicks, Wilson Phillips and will captivate our audiences in the Theatre’s newly-renovated space, The Green Room. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $30.
Spyro Gyra – Monday, December 8
This American jazz fusion band’s smooth jazz sound is internationally known. With the jazz elements of R&B, funk and pop music, you will hear all the hits including “Shaker Song” and “Morning Dance.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 and $60 for special VIP seats and meet-and-greet.
Tony Kenny’s Christmastime in Ireland – Monday, December 15
Tony Kenny is a stage and television icon from Ireland. This show is a combination of comedy, traditional Irish music and dance. From Celtic classics to favorite holiday songs, this show will get you in the spirit of Christmas. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band Holiday Concert – Monday, Dec 22
Here is your chance to hear popular and traditional Christmas and Hanukkah songs played by the full band, plus surprise performances by vocal and instrumental soloists, in a joyous celebration of the holiday season. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $25.
Capitol Steps – New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31
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 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $50, $60 and $85 for special VIP seats with champagne toast and meet and greet.
Atlantic City Boys – Friday, January 2
Enjoy a trip back to the 60s when the falsetto and smooth harmonies were popular and rock-n-roll was at the top of the charts. Featuring the music of Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, Bee Gees, Beach Boys and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55.
Steve Lippia Centennial Sinatra: A Tribute – Saturday, January 3
This dynamic evening explores the songbook of Frank Sinatra backed by a 10-piece orchestra and features all the hits such as: “Summer Wind,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “I’ve Got the World on a String,” “Night and Day,” and “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” and more! Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
Abbamania – Monday, February 23
This group is known for the music and style of the Swedish hit group Abba. Featuring the hits “Mamma Mia,” “Voluez Vous,” “Dancing Queen,” and “Winner Takes It All,” you will be dancing in the aisles! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55.
So Good For The Soul: A Tribute to the Music of Motown – Friday, February 27
Celebrating the greatest Motown groups of the ‘60s and ‘70s from The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Supremes and Marvin Gaye, this show will take you down memory lane. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55.
Broadway’s Big Band – Monday, March 23
For one night only, celebrate the best of the Great White Way with a big band sound, and hear Broadway classics such as “Funny Valentine,” “Summertime,” “Night and Day,” “Strike Up the Band,” “Nice Work If You Can Get it” and many more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano.
Kids Korner Series presents Curious George – Monday, May 4
Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George (star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show) in this delightful new musical! All-You-Can-Eat Meatball Day came just once a year. George had been waiting all month for that day, a day almost bigger than his birthday! On Meatball Day, George helped his friend Chef Pisghetti cook some delicious meatballs and serve them to the hungry crowd. But this year, the crowd had vanished! Something was keeping people away. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. For more information on how to involve your school group, contact the Conservatory at (561) 575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Single tickets for special productions, special engagements and limited engagements go on sale on Monday, May 5, at 10 a.m. Season subscriptions are currently on sale; single play and musical tickets (for The Foreigner, Fiddler on the Roof, The Wiz, Glengarry Glen Ross and Les Misérables) go on sale on Monday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m.
To purchase tickets by phone, call the box office at (561) 575-2223. To purchase tickets online, visit www.jupitertheatre.org. Discounts are also available for groups; for group sales, call (561) 743-2666, ext. 117.
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 nearly 100,000 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