July 16--A pair of big Broadway musicals, along with classic plays, make up the 2013-14 season for the Bay Street Players in Eustis. Home for the Players is the State Theatre at 109 N. Bay St., Eustis. The theater runs a mainstage series and a secondary series of smaller shows with limited runs. For season or individual tickets and more information, go to baystreetplayers.org or call 352-357-7777.
Now, here's the lineup:
Main Stage Series
-- Lost in Yonkers: Sept. 13-Oct. 6. Neil Simon's heartfelt dramatic comedy tells of two young boys sent to stay with their stern grandmother and childlike aunt in 1942 Yonkers, N.Y.
-- A Christmas Story: Nov. 15-Dec. 8. Based on the popular film, here's the story of 9-year-old Ralphie's quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas.
-- The Drowsy Chaperone: Jan. 31-Feb. 23, 2014. This romp parodies Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s.
-- Boeing-Boeing: April 18-May 11, 2014. A self-styled playboy is in a pickle when his three fiancees all drop in on the same night in this fast-paced farce.
-- Legally Blonde: The Musical: June 27-July 20, 2014. A sorority gal enrolls in Harvard Law to win back to her ex-boyfriend only to learn there's more to life than getting a man and more to herself than meets the eye.
Second Stage Series
-- Exit, Pursued by a Bear: Sept 22, 29 and Oct. 6. An abusive husband is given his comeuppance by his wife and her interesting friends in this revenge comedy.
-- Season's Greetings: Nov. 24, Dec. 1 and 8. Dysfunctional relatives gather for the holidays -- and behave badly -- in this dark comedy by Alan Ayckbourn.
-- Lombardi: Feb. 9, 16 and 23, 2014. A week in the life of Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi as he tries to lead his team to the 1965 championship.
-- Almost, Maine: April 29, 27 and May 4, 2014. Nine short plays explore love and loss in this gentle, heartfelt comedy.
-- Glengarry Glen Ross: July 6, 13 and 20. The 1984 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama highlights two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real-estate agents who will resort to anything to sell undesirable property to unwitting buyers.
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