Category: News

Gnit Opens to Rave Reviews!

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   Facebook Twitter Google Plus Website Great first weekend for Gnit! View this email in your browser Gnit: Recommended by Critics and Theatre Tampa Bay! We had a great opening weekend for Gnit!  Not only were we recommended by Theatre Tampa Bay, but critics heaped praise on the production.  Writing in the Tampa Bay Times, Julie Garisto said “Tampa…

Grounded Must Close!

News from TampaRep:  Grounded Extended! We Must Close on Jan. 29! The Tampa Bay Times called it “a remarkably sure-footed production,” adding it’s “a war story that feels up-to-the-minute and uncomfortably believable. . . well worth going along for the ride.” Audiences agree, proclaiming that “Emilia Sargent is outstanding in this role” and “The show was great. . . Emilia…

Grounded is TTB Recommended!

Grounded is back on stage Jan. 19.  Only 8 more shows. News from TampaRep: Grounded Earns Accolades The first weekend of Grounded is over and the accolades have been pouring in. Grounded is Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended and Tampa Bay Times critic Andrew Meacham called it “a remarkably sure-footed production.” He also stated that it’s “a war story that feels…

TampaRep Earns 15 Award Nominations

We’re excited about the 15 nominations TampaRep received for Theatre Tampa Bay Awards: The Children’s Hour: Donna DeLonay, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play True West: Jack Holloway, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Silent Sky: Outstanding Production of a Play Outstanding Ensemble, Play Emilia Sargent, Lead Actress in a Play Caroline Jett, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Karissa…

Announcing Season 6!

At long last, I’m able to announce TampaRep’s Season 6. We’ve got a great line-up, and I hope you’ll agree that these plays fit the TampaRep mold:  they’re innovative, provocative, classic. Nov 11th – 20th, The Realistic Joneses by Will Eno, an area premiere (Studio Theatre at HCC Ybor City). Nominated in 2014for both the Outer Critics Circle Award (New…

Half-Price Tickets for Iceman

Something amazing has happened: “A generous supporter who believes this rare production of classic masterwork with a superb cast should be seen by all” has made it possible for us to offer a limited number of General Admission Tickets for the final weekend of The Iceman Cometh at half-price. That’s right, use the discount code ICEMAN when you purchase a…

There’s lots going on in June for TampaRep!

News from TampaRep: The Iceman Cometh — Acting Intensives for Youth and Adults, Too! We’re just two weeks away from opening The Iceman Cometh, the final production of our Season of American Visions.  Our production of Iceman (pictured in rehearsal, above) celebrates the 100th anniversary of Eugene O’Neill’s first production (“Bound East for Cardiff”) at the Provincetown Playhouse in 1916.…

Silent Sky approaches; Blackberry Winter is coming.

News from TampaRep:  Silent Sky approaches, Blackberry Winter is Coming Silent Sky, Lauren Gunderson’s fascinating true tale of groundbreaking women scientists, opens in less than two weeks in the Smith Black Box theater at Tampa Preparatory School.  Winner of the prestigious Lanford Wilson playwriting award for 2016, Gunderson is already one of the most-produced playwrights in the United States and Silent…

Season 5 Continues

  It’s been a busy few weeks since True West closed, and there’s lots of news about the rest of Season 5: American Visions.  First up, our exciting partnership with Stageworks on another American classic:  Inherit the Wind.   I’m thrilled to be directing Inherit the Wind, the landmark American courtroom drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee.  The production…