MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
2016/17 LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS
GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC MAY 2

April 22, 2016 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is ready to shine with its 2016/17 season, Let Us Entertain You!

In addition to the musicals and dramas featured in the Theatre’s 2016/17 season (The Audience, Me and My Girl, The Producers, Disgraced and Gypsy), the Theatre will present a spectacular lineup of all-new concerts and special productions, along with select audience favorites.

New shows include the festive holiday sounds of our Christmas Cabaret in the Club Level (December 23); Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits with Sinatra Forever (February 3); the high-octane ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s rock n’ roll experience of The Bronx Wanderers (February 4); and a tribute to The Eagles with Hotel California (March 2).

“The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has something for everyone with our new season of special events and concerts,” said Jennifer Sardone-Shiner, the Theatre’s director of marketing. “We’re proud to offer an array of brand new concerts, including the stellar tribute groups Shades of Bublé and Orlando Transit Authority: A Tribute to Chicago, as well as Pauly and The Goodfellas Jersey Nights: A Tribute to ‘The Jersey Boys’ and The Four Seasons and the Motown tribute Magic Moments, all in March. We’re also thrilled to present the spectacular Face 2 Face: Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John and the Jimmy Buffett tribute The Landsharks Band in April.”

Tickets for the Theatre’s 2016/17 season of special productions, special engagements and limited engagements go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 2, 2016, at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased in person, by calling the box office at (561) 575-2223 or by purchasing tickets online at www.jupitertheatre.org.

November will bring an extra-special benefit to the Theatre: He’s Got Magic to Do: The Music of Stephen Schwartz (November 12), the Theatre’s fourth annual Tony Award® winner benefit concert. Winner of four Grammy Awards, three Oscars, four Drama Desk Awards and more, you won’t want to miss this legendary composer on stage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for a one-night-only rare performance. Backed by a ten-piece orchestra and accompanied by Tony Award® winner Debbie Gravitte and Scott Coulter, one of New York’s most honored vocalists, Stephen will show you how he makes magic and defies gravity by uplifting you with his music and lyrics.

Eugène Ionesco’s critically-acclaimed 1959 drama Rhinocerosis coming to the stage in August, presented by local high school students as part of the Theatre’s Youth Artists’ Chair program. This striking play explores the themes of conformity, culture, mass movements and morality.

Popular returning favorites include the blockbuster New Year’s Eve show Capitol Steps (Dec. 31) and the hilarious evening of laughs Comedy in the Club Level (April 21).

Patrons may purchase seats in the Theatre’s intimate new space, The Green Room Club Level Lounge, and enjoy the stylish lounge and amenities throughout the season. Amenities include spacious 23” seats, a lounge with a private bar and restrooms, panoramic views of the stage and a private entrance and elevator.

Here’s a look at the Theatre’s 2016/17 special productions, all-new limited engagements and more:

Youth Artists’ Chair presents Rhinoceros – Saturday, August 13
A small town is besieged by one roaring citizen who becomes a rhinoceros and proceeds to trample on the social order. As more citizens are transformed into rhinoceroses, the trampling becomes overwhelming and begins to destroy everything in its path. One man (Berenger) remains; will he stay true to himself or follow the herd? Sponsored by The Clark Family Private Foundation Inc. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults.
Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Fourth Annual Tony Award® Winner Series presents He’s Got Magic to Do: The Music of Stephen Schwartz – Saturday, November 12
Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame….The Tony Award®, Four Grammys, three Oscars, four Drama Desk Awards, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Broadway Hall of Fame….Don’t miss Stephen Schwartz on stage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for a one-night-only benefit concert! The composer of Broadway’s most successful musicals will show you how he makes magic and defies gravity by uplifting you with his music and lyrics. Backed by a ten-piece orchestra and accompanied by Tony Award® winner Debbie Gravitte and Scott Coulter, one of New York’s most honored vocalists, you won’t want to miss this extraordinary experience. Sponsorships available for pre-show dinner and post-show meet-and-greet dessert reception. A special Master Class with Stephen Schwartz available for students! Sponsored by Kretzer Piano. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Christmas Cabaret in The Club Level – Friday, December 23
Featuring three special guest soloists and a choir from the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, this Christmas sing-a-long is perfect for the entire family! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $25. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Capitol Steps – New Years Eve – Saturday, December 31
Come along for the ride as we take a humorous look at some serious issues in an all-new show to ring in the New Year. Showtimes are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $55, $65 and $85 for special VIP seats with a pre-show champagne toast. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Sinatra Forever – Friday, February 3
Featuring Rick Michel and backed by a seven-piece orchestra, this timeless concert features hits such as “Come Fly with Me,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” and more. Sponsored by Kretzer Piano. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Bronx Wanderers – Saturday, February 4
This group recreates Doo-Wop magic with favorites such as “Sherry,” “Runaway,” “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” “Teenager in Love,” “Tie A Yellow Ribbon” and more. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Hotel California – March 2
Featuring the Grammy award-winning sounds of The Eagles, Hotel California performs the hits “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” “Hotel California” and more. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Shades of Bublé – Friday, March 3
Join us for an evening of exciting harmonies, smooth choreography and incredible voices singing “Feeling Good,” “Home,” “Save the Last Dance for Me,” and many more! Sponsored by Kretzer Piano. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Magic Moments – Saturday, March 4
Featuring Leonard, Coleman and Blunt: lead singers from The Temptations, The Drifters and Platters. Great artists unite to perform the most famous Motown hits of all time including “My Girl,” “The Way You Do The Things You Do,” “The Great Pretender,” “Under The Boardwalk,” and more. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Orlando Transit Authority – A Tribute to Chicago – Thursday, March 9
A night of music awaits from one the most famous rock ‘n’ roll horn bands in the world, featuring “Saturday in the Park,” ”You’re the Inspiration,” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Pauly and the Goodfellas (Jersey Nights): A Tribute to ‘The Jersey Boys’ and The Four Seasons – Friday, March 10
Take a journey back in time as this group performs show-stopping hits such as “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Working My Way Back to You,” and more! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Face 2 Face: A Tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel – Saturday, April 15
This exciting show is full of decades of hits from “Big Shot” and “Only The Good Die Young” to “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man” and more. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $55. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Comedy in the Club Level – Friday, April 21
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is playing host to some of Florida’s funniest comics! Join us as local and nationally-recognized professional comedians take the stage to transform The Green Room into the most hilarious place in town. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

The Landsharks Band in the Club Level – Saturday, April 22
Calling all parrotheads! This intimate night of Jimmy Buffett music will feel like one big beach party, featuring “Margaritaville,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and more! Showtime is 8 p.m. in the Club Level. Tickets are $30. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Here are the 2016/17 Conservatory productions (which also go on sale to the public May 2):

The Best of Broadway Musical Revue – Thursday, December 29
A revue featuring songs and scenes from the major musicals West Side Story and Carousel as well as other traditional and holiday songs. Showtimes are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr. – Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30
Based on the best-selling book series, Stanley folds his way around the world with his flat-tastic hijinks. Featuring students in grades 3 - 5. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

West Side Story – Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13
Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Featuring students in grades 6 -12. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Guys and Dolls – Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24
Guys And Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town. Featuring students in grades 6 -12. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Godspell – Saturday, July 1, and Sunday, July 2
A troupe of actors helps Jesus Christ stage parables with games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comedic timing. This first major musical by three-time Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz reminds us of the importance of kindness, tolerance and love. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on July 1 and 2 p.m. on July 2. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, Jr. – Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29
A boy and his insect friends take an amazing journey across the ocean. Featuring students in grades 3 - 5. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Phone: (561) 575-2223. Visit www.jupitertheatre.org.

Single tickets for special productions, special engagements and limited engagements go on sale on Monday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Season subscriptions are currently on sale; single play and musical tickets (for The Audience, Me and My Girl, The Producers, Disgraced and Gypsy) go on sale on Monday, Aug. 22, 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.

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 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of nearly 7,600 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its 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. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.   

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