Here’s the 2011-2012 season of the IceHouse Theatre in Mount Dora:
- Always … Patsy Cline, July 14 – 17. Ted Swindley musical revue.
- Breaking Legs, Sept. 16-Oct. 9. Tom Dulack comedy.
- Annie, Nov. 18-Dec. 18. Thomas Meehan-Charles Strouse-Martin Charnin musical.
- Lend Me A Tenor: Jan. 20-Feb. 12. Ken Ludwig comedy.
- The Marvelous Wonderettes: March 16-April 8. Roger Bean musical revue.
- The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife: May 4-27. Charles Busch comedy.
And here’s the full release from the IceHouse:
A line up of shows from the hilarious to the heartfelt are planned for the IceHouse Theatre’s 64th season, running July 14, 2011 – May 27, 2012. The summer production, July 14-17, 2011 will be presented at the Mount Dora Community Building with a six performance run of Always … Patsy Cline, while for the rest of the season from September 16 to May 27, 2012, the performance schedule will be Thursdays @ 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays @ 8 pm and Sundays @ 2 pm, in addition to the extra shows that are noted with each title.
July 14 – 17, 2011: Always … Patsy Cline
Back for a limited engagement in the newly renovated Mount Dora Community Building, the smash hit musical story of the country superstar and a devoted fan, features 27 songs including “Crazy,” “Walking After Midnight,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “I Fall to Pieces.” Darlin Barry and Vanessa Sotomayor repeat their portrayals of Patsy and Louise and the Bodacious Bobcats are the hottest little country band around. July 14,15,16,17 @ 7:30 pm and July 16 & 17 @ 2 pm. Tickets: $25 VIP; $20, $18, $16 (groups.) Ticket prices correspond to stage proximity; no senior discount will be offered. Written by Ted Swindley; based on a true story, with songs by various composers.
September 16 – October 9, 2011: Breaking Legs
In an Italian restaurant, novice playwright, Terence, convinces Lou, Tino and Mike to finance his play about a murder — discovering too late that his new partners are well-versed in the subject! A madcap tale of crime and pasta – served up with plenty of laughter! Written by Tom Dulack.
November 18 – December 18, 2011: Annie
A spunky Depression-era orphan is abandoned on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil plans, befriends President Franklin Roosevelt and finds a new family with billionaire Daddy Warbucks and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Extra shows: Wednesday 11/23 @ 7:30 pm; Saturday 12/17 @ 2 pm and Sunday 12/18 @ 2 pm. Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin.
January 20 – February 12, 2012: Lend Me A Tenor
World famous tenor Tito Morelli is starring as Otello at the 1934 Cleveland Grand Opera. But when the drunken Morelli downs a double dose of tranquilizers, amateur singer, Max, is coaxed into costume. All goes well – until Morelli revives in time for the second act! Extra show: Saturday, February 11, 2012 @ 2 pm. Written by Ken Ludwig.
March 16 – April 8, 2012: The Marvelous Wonderettes
It’s a cotton-candy pop musical-comedy bursting with songs from the 50s and 60s. Set at the 1958 Springfield High prom, Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy have hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. They harmonize to favorites including “Mr. Sandman,” “It’s My Party,” “Secret Love,” then skip to their 1968 reunion for hits such as “Respect,” “Wedding Bell Blues” and many more. Extra show: Saturday, April 7 @ 2 pm. Written by Roger Bean, with songs by various composers.
May 4 – 27, 2012: The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife
Marjorie, the wife of a philanthropic allergist, is engulfed in mid-life crisis. Her children are grown, her beloved therapist has died and her mother grates on her nerves. Suddenly, a fascinating and worldly childhood friend appears. Is Lee an antidote or a sinister guest? A comedy with mature themes for the grown-ups, written by Charles Busch.
Subscribe to The IceHouse Theatre’s Five Show Series, September 16 – May 27, 2012:
FIXED SEATS: $80 for Thursdays @ 7:30 pm; $85 for Fridays and Saturdays @ 8 pm; and $90 for Sundays @ 2 pm. FLEX PASSES: $95, which are valid for any performance during the season. Fixed Seat Subscribers can exchange their tickets up to 24 hours prior to a performance with a $2 per ticket service charge. Flex Pass Subscribers can exchange their tickets without a service charge.
Deadline for Renewals: Renewing Subscribers must secure their current seats by May 9, 2011.
New Subscriptions will be processed beginning May 10, 2011 in the order in which Subscription Forms are received. Contact the IceHouse Box Office, (352) 383-4616, to obtain a Subscription Form by U.S. mail, e-mail or in person at 1100 N. Unser St., Mount Dora.
Individual Tickets: $20 Adults; $18 Seniors (65+ Thursdays & Sundays); *Students: $10 (5-12 yrs.); $12 (13-18 yrs.); $15 (with college ID.) Due to the length of our performances, tickets are not available for purchase for children under five years of age; this policy is set with the consideration of the entire audience in mind.
Group Tickets: $16 tickets for Groups of 15 or more.
Box Office Information: Tickets by phone, (352) 383-4616; in person at the IceHouse Box Office at 1100 N. Unser Street, Mount Dora, FL 32757, or online: http://www.icehousetheatre.com. Box Office Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 1 pm – 5 pm and one hour prior to show time on performance dates.
The 2011 – 2012 IceHouse Theatre Season is funded in part by donations and grants from The First National Bank of Mount Dora, The Mount Dora Community Trust, Florida Hospital Waterman, Waterman Village, The McLin Foundation, United Arts of Central Florida as well as generous individual donors.
The IceHouse Theatre is a non-profit organization offering opportunities for all members of the Central Florida region to engage in the joy of participation in live theatre, back stage, on stage, as ushers, in concessions and with special fundraising events and activities. We welcome all newcomers who wish to volunteer and are proud to provide cultural enrichment to the residents of our community.