A MONTH TO REMEMBER
WITH SHOWS EVERYONE CAN LOVE
AT THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE

Jan. 13, 2012 – There’s a lot to love on stage in February at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre.

The month brings an exciting array of options for theatergoers of all ages, including the songbook of Frank Sinatra in Steve Lippia’s Simply Sinatra, the PNC Kids Korner Series’ lively family storytelling show Aesop’s Fables, the comedy troupe The Second City and a free screening of the movie Hello, Dolly! February also brings Red, a drama that takes a provocative look at abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, and Paint the Town RED, a three-week public art display and fundraiser to benefit the Theatre’s 2011/12 season.

Here’s a look at the Theatre’s upcoming shows and events:

February 14 – February 26 - Red
One of the Theatre’s season shows, this thrilling new American play and winner of the 2010 Tony Award®, Red, is a provocative portrait of Abstract expressionist, Mark Rothko, as he works feverishly in his studio on the Bowery to complete the biggest commission in the history of modern art. When his assistant challenges his ambition, Rothko is faced with the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also be his undoing. Sponsored by Roe Green and the Roe Green Foundation. Showtimes vary; tickets: $42-$50. For a special behind-the-scenes peek, visit www.jupitertheatre.org/shows/red.

Thursday, February 2 – Behind the Scenes of RED at Art After Dark
The work and inner turmoil of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko is brought to life at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. Join the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s artistic director, Andrew Kato, and Lou Jacob, the director of Red (Feb. 14 – 26), as they take visitors on a journey through their staging of Rothko’s Bowery studio, setting up their portrayal of the artist as he works with his assistant on the largest and most difficult commission of his career. 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. All ages welcome: Admission is free to Norton members and children under 13; $12 for adults, $5 for students with a valid ID. Visit www.norton.org for directions and additional information.

Friday, February 3 – Steve Lippia’s ‘Simply Sinatra’
Exploring the songbook of Frank Sinatra backed by a 10 piece orchestra featuring all the hits such as "I've Got You Under My Skin," "I've Got the World on a String," "You're Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets $40.

Saturday, February 4 – PNC Kids Korner Series presents Aesop’s Fables
Through lively storytelling full of fun and imagination, this is a perfect introduction to some of the world’s most cherished stories and to the magic of live theatre! Showtime is noon. All tickets $12. Produced by Eckerd Theatre Company.

Saturday, February 4 – The Second City: Laugh Out Loud Tour
From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, and more, comes the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and Second City’s trademark improvisation. Showtime is 8 p.m. All tickets $35.

Wednesday, February 22 – Paint the Town RED Party
Held at RosettaStone Fine Art Gallery in Jupiter, this benefit includes a silent auction of RED inspired artwork, RED hot jazz and great RED wine and tempting delights! Artwork is on display throughout the area from Feb. 1 – 22 at the following locations: 3800 Ocean, The Bistro, Braman BMW Jupiter, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Mercedes-Benz of North Palm Beach, Northern Trust, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Seasons 52, and the following stores in The Gardens Mall: Tiffany and Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales and Eileen Fisher. Proceeds to benefit the Theatre’s 2011/12 season. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $100 per person ($50 tax-deductible). Grand sponsors of the event are JoAnne Berkow and RosettaStone Fine Art Gallery. For sponsorship information or to charge your reservations by phone, call Kathy at 561-972-6124.

Monday, February 27 – Hello, Dolly! The Movie
A film adaptation of the beloved musical starring Barbara Streisand as Dolly Levi. Showtime is 7 p.m. Free event; advanced tickets are required. Subject to change.

Tickets to all shows may be purchased by calling (561) 575-2223 or visiting www.jupitertheatre.org.

About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is an award-winning professional not-for-profit regional theatre dedicated to the performing arts whose mission is to entertain, educate and inspire our community. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and is located east of U.S. Highway 1 at 1001 East Indiantown Road and State Road A1A in Jupiter. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory of Performing Arts, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.

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