TNP's 65th Anniversary Season
Our 65th Anniversary Season includes the most exciting lineup of shows in our history. We’re celebrating our Anniversary Season by filling it with dazzling musicals including CHICAGO, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and Guys & Dolls, heartfelt comedies, magical adventures and even a World Premiere Show! Your feedback helped shape this exciting season and our many new subscriber benefits including reserved seating to our popular Tobye Studio Exclusive shows, free valet parking and special subscriber discounts at partner restaurants on 5th Avenue South make this the perfect year to become a subscriber or renew your subscription.
Renewing and new subscribers reserve the best seats at the best prices before the general public – but only if you act by April 15, 2018. And that’s not all! Click below to subscribe online or call our box office at (239) 263-7990 and they will be happy to assist you.
This Season is Generously Sponsored by Tanya and Denny Glass
JUNE 28 – JULY 29, 2018 (BLACKBURN HALL SUMMER MUSICAL BLOCKBUSTER)
CHICAGO THE MUSICAL -Dazzling and Enduring- Set in the roaring twenties, with its universal tale of fame, fortune and “All That Jazz,” CHICAGO is packed with show-stopping songs and spectacular Fosse-style choreography. Earning 6 Tony Awards, a Grammy® and the record for the longest-running musical revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, CHICAGO sets the bar for entertainment.
OCTOBER 3-28, 2018 (BLACKBURN HALL- FAMILY FRIENDLY COMEDY)
PETER & THE STARCATCHER -Imaginative and Magical- Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.
OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 18, 2018 (TOBYE STUDIO EXCLUSIVE – WORLD PREMIER)
JUNE & JASON’S SURVIVAL GUIDE TO DIVORCE -Fun and Fresh- WORLD PREMIERE EVENT! Reminiscent of great sitcom humor, this quick-witted comedy introduces an unforgettable collection of zany neighbors and friends who try to save June and Jason from a looming divorce. WORLD PREMIERE DEBUT AT THE NAPLES PLAYERS! (Adult Language)
NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 23, 2018 (BLACKBURN HALL – HOLIDAY MUSICAL)
IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS -Heartwarming and Timeless-Based on the beloved and timeless film, this heartwarming musical features the Irving Berlin classics “White Christmas,” and “Blue Skies.” Two WWII veteran buddies with a successful song-and-dance act follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by their former army commander.
JANUARY 16-FEBRUARY 10, 2019 (BLACKBURN HALL – COMEDY)
DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER -Clever and Rollicking– Bernard’s plans for a romantic rendezvous with his mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard’s wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own… setting the stage for a collision course of assumed identities and outrageous infidelities. The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind, and everyone is guaranteed a good time at this hilarious romp through the French countryside.
FEBRUARY 6-MARCH 3, 2019 (TOBYE STUDIO EXCLUSIVE)
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
MARJORIE PRIME -Insightful and Visionary- In the future, the inevitable pain of losing a loved one is mitigated through artificial intelligence. As 85-year-old Marjorie loses the ability to recall memories at will, her daughter and son-in-law provide her with a “prime,” an A.I. hologram of her late husband Walter. The vaporous and shifting nature of memory and the power it holds in relationships is illuminated as Walter Prime begins to assimilate the stories of Marjorie’s memories as his own.
MARCH 6-APRIL 7, 2019 (BLACKBURN HALL – CLASSIC MUSICAL)
GUYS & DOLLS -Masterful and Unforgettable- Considered one of the greatest musicals of all time, Guys & Dolls is filled with some of the most wonderful show tunes ever, including “Luck Be a Lady,” “I’ve Never Been in Love Before,” and the irrepressible anthem “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” Guys & Dolls will put a spring in your step and a smile on your face and remind you how much fun it is to see a revival of a classic American musical!
MARCH 27-APRIL 20, 2019 (TOBYE STUDIO EXCLUSIVE – COMEDY)
ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID -Quirky and Lovable– In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other’s weddings…no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making “the long walk” for each other, determined to honor that vow. (Adult language)
MAY 1-26, 2019 (BLACKBURN HALL – COMEDY)
LOST IN YONKERS -Heartfelt and Nostalgic-During the 1940s, two young brothers find their lives turned upside down when their father moves south for work, leaving them with their no-nonsense grandmother, their loving but absent-minded spinster Aunt Bella, and her small-time hoodlum brother in a strange new world called Yonkers.