The Naples Players opened their doors again on April 28 with Calendar Girls in Blackburn Hall and An Ideal Husband on May 19 in their Tobye Studio Theatre.
From June 23 – July 25, the rest of the 68th season kicks off with The Wedding Singer musical in Blackburn Hall. Based on the book by Chad Beguelin & Tim Herlihy and the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer’s sparkling new score does for the ‘80s what Hairspray did for the ‘60s.
Boeing Boeing takes over Blackburn Hall from Sept. 29 – Oct. 24. Written by Marc Camoletti, this 1960s farce features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard who has Italian, German and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess. All’s well until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Bernard’s apartment in Paris at the same time.
Written by Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder will be in Blackburn Hall from Nov. 24 – Dec. 19. This comedic romp was Nominated for 10 Tony Awards and follows the scene-stealing role of Monty, played by one-actor who also plays all eight roles of the doomed relatives who meet their ends in comedic conditions.
From Jan. 12 – Feb. 6, 2022, Savannah Sipping Society takes the Blackburn Hall stage and is sponsored by Gulf Shore International Properties. Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, this delightful comedy features four unique Southern women drawn together by fate and an impromptu happy hour- where they decide it’s high time to reclaim their enthusiasm for life.
In the Tobye Studio Theatre, The Cake, written by Bekah Brunstetter, will run from Feb. 2 – Feb. 27, 2022. This emotional and deliciously funny play challenges people of every belief to engage in dialogue – even those who oppose you.
Mary Poppins flies before your eyes in this classic musical based on the much-loved children’s books by P. L. Travers and the 1964 Disney film of the same name. Mary Poppins will be on the Blackburn Hall stage from March 2 – April 3.
Written by Sarah Treem, When We Were Young and Unafraid will be in the Tobye Studio Theatre from March 30 – April 24. This powerful play takes us inside the story of a quiet bed and breakfast turned into a secret women’s shelter in the early 1970s.
Performances on Wednesdays and Thursdays begin at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Tickets are available at www.Naplesplayers.org or by calling the box office at 239-263-7990.
The theatre is located at 701 5th Ave. S. in Naples.