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Gulfshore Playhouse Announces 2020-21 Season

A Shakespearean tragedy and a John Cleese comedy highlight the season.

NAPLES, FLA.: Gulfshore Playhouse has announced its 2020-21 season, featuring six productions.

The season will open with The Syringa Tree (Oct. 17-Nov. 1), by Pamela Gien, about the affects of apartheid on two families whose destinies are intertwined across four generations.

Next up will be Mark Brown’s Around the World in 80 Days (Nov. 14-Dec. 13). This adaptation of the Jules Verne classic sees five actors taking on 42 roles as Phineas Fogg attempts to circumnavigate the globe in less than three months.

Following will be The Pin-Up Girls (Jan. 9-31), by James Hindman and Jeffrey Lodin. A group of friends find a stash of letters dating back 100 years and decide to put on a musical performance celebrating the men and women who defend our country.

The season will continue with John Cleese’s Bang Bang! (Feb. 13-March 14). Written by the Monty Python legend, this adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s comedy Monsieur Chasse follows a woman as she tries to get revenge on her husband.

Next will be Shakespeare’s Othello (March 27-April 18). Passion, power, and mind games abound in this classic Shakespeare tragedy.

The season will conclude with Another Revolution (May 1-16), by Jacqueline Bircher, about two graduate students are forced to share a lab amid personal differences and a campus devolving into political chaos.

Gulfshore Playhouse has also announced Gulfshore Playhouse Education productions of Little Women (Dec. 17-19), Mary Poppins (June 25-26), and Be More Chill (July 30-Aug. 8).

Founded in 2004, Gulfshore Playhouse presents new and classic works to expand the imagination, challenge the senses, provoke discussion, and revitalize an understanding of the common humanity.

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