Tag: Tampa theatre

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…

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…

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…

The Actors Prepare

News from TampaRep — meet the actors as they prepare to take the stage. Get ready for this “scaldingly funny. . . mordant meditation on the power of myths to warp lives.” Posted by The Tampa Repertory Theatre on Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Announcing our Fifth Season — American Visions!

Even as we continue rehearsing Betrayal for the May 7th opening, we’re looking ahead to our next — fifth — season.  We think that’s a significant milestone, and to mark it, we’re focusing on one of our core missions:  the presentation of American classics, old and new.  So, for Season Five, we’ve taken American Visions as our theme — and each of the plays…

Betrayal Takes the Stage!

TampaRep returns to the Studio Theatre at HCC Ybor City in less than a month, and we’re really excited about working on the wonderful play. Betrayal, the 20th play by Nobel Prize winning playwright Harold Pinter, won 1979 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play (England’s equivalent of the Tony Award — the Oscars of theatre). Famously known as the…