2016 2017 Lab Theater Season Pass
SEASON TICKETS GAIN YOU ENTRY TO
ALL STAGED READINGS,
SPEAKERS SERIES EVENTS,
BOTH SUMMER SHOWS,
THE 24-HOUR PLAYWRITING PROJECT,
AND THE FOLLOWING MAINSTAGE 2016-2017 SEASON SHOWS!
You will be able to select your seats with your PassCode which you'll receive in your Confirmation Email.
ADULT SEASON TICKET $150.00
SENIOR/MILITARY SEASON TICKET $105.00
(age 65+ or with valid Active Duty or Retired Military ID)
for use on Thursdays only during Main Season, Oct-Apr
SNOWBIRD TICKET $70.00
for Staged Readings and Mainstage Shows from Jan 1-Apr 30, 2017
Nov 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26 at 8pm
By Arthur Kopit
Nov 13, 20, 26 at 2pm
Having suffered a massive stroke, Emily Stilson, a retired stunt pilot, enters a realm of confusion, trying to cope with her inability to do the simplest things. Dramatic sound and color to highlight Emily's new consciousness are thanks to a grant from the City of Fort Myers. With the help of her caring therapist, she must not only learn to use her body again, but also deal with the memories that fly through her mind. Don't miss this emotional portrayal of the spirit of survival.
"A compassionate and moving study in courage destined to be one of the unforgettable memories of many a season, a play to be experienced and understood." - The New York Post
I AND YOU
Dec 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 at 8pm
By Lauren Gunderson
Dec 10, 11, 17, 18 at 2pm
Caroline, so sick she has been homebound for months, receives a surprise visit from classmate Anthony, who reveals that they must complete a poetry project for English class using Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Through the words of a classic piece of literature, the two discover much about each other, realizing that they are more connected than they thought. Gunderson explores the mysteries of life and love in a way that will leave you reeling at the end!
Fresh from its successful Off-Broadway run!
"I'm not sure when the last time I went to a live theater performance and left it thinking 'I need to tell everyone about this!' That's the way I feel about I and You." - Democrat & Chronicle
MOTHERS AND SONS
Jan 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 8pm
By Terrence McNally
Jan 8, 14, 15, 21 at 2pm
Katharine's son died of AIDS 20 years ago, and now she's decided to pop in for a visit with his former partner, Cal. Bitter and resentful, finding herself angered by everything in her life, she can't seem to understand the changes that have occurred in society for those in the gay community... or why her son was gay at all.
"Eloquent, exceptionally timely and intensely resonant. A moving reflection on a changed America." - Chicago Tribune
...MOTHERS AND SONS is profound. Heartbreaking. Triumphant." - NY Observer
Feb 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at 8pm
By Lanford Wilson
Feb 12, 19, 25 at 2pm
After attending the funeral of her roommate, choreographer Anna is home in her Manhattan apartment when the older brother of the deceased comes unannounced to collect the belongings of his brother. Anna finds herself attracted to his overbearing, monstrous personality. The play exemplifies the strength, humor, and complexity of all of Lanford Wilson's work.
"Quite simply, Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS is superb writing transformed into brilliant theatre" - Drama-Logue
"BURN THIS is Lanford Wilson's masterpiece." - LA Herald Examiner
Mar 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 Apr 1 at 8pm
By Rick Abbot
Mar 19, 26, Apr 1 at 2pm
What do you get when a group of community theater actors try to put on a show and the playwright continues to interrupt rehearsal with revision after revision? You end up with a side-splitting comedy full of mishaps, mistakes, and mayhem! Anything that could possibly go wrong during a production does, starting with rehearsals right through to the performance.
This play is a love letter to community theatre... - Utah Theatre Bloggers Association
THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
Apr 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 8pm
By Alfred Uhry
Apr 16, 23, 29, 30 at 2pm
This is the story of German Jews living in Atlanta, GA in 1939. Though Hitler is in power overseas, the Freitag family cares more about Ballyhoo, the biggest social event of the year. Themes of prejudice, romance, self-revelations, expectations, and obligations are masterfully woven into this award-winning play by the author of Driving Miss Daisy.
Winner of the 1997 Tony Award for Best Play & Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Broadway Play
"Alfred Uhry's achingly beautiful play THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOOisluminous and powerful...Uhry draws his characters with so fine a pen, on such a solid foundation, that the story takes on the sharp poignancy of life." Los Angeles Times
Bonus Shows and Special Events
Your season ticket will gain you entry!
24-hour Playwriting Project
Dec 3 at 8pm
Playwrights will bring their sleeping bags and coffee mugs to Lab Theater, where they will be assigned a theme, a director, and actors. Within just twenty-four hours, you will see the fruits of their labor when we stage all of the 15-minute one-act plays! Judged by a panel of area theater and arts professionals. A hugely popular event!
Nov 21, Jan 16, Feb 20 Titles TBA
Dec 19, Apr 3
The Laboratory Theater of Florida (View)
1634 Woodford Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|