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Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach announces 2013-14 season

July 23, 2013


July 23--The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach has announced its 2013-14 season, which gets under way in just a few days with "Bye Bye Birdie."

Season subscriptions are available for $85 for six regular season shows. The summer show "Bye Bye Birdie" and "A Christmas Carol" are not subscription shows; tickets may be purchased separately for these events.

Ticket prices for individual shows are $16 adults ($20 musicals), $15 seniors ($19 musicals) and $8 for students younger than 18 ($10 musicals).

The theater's holiday fundraiser, "Holidays on Broadway," will be priced at $15 adults, $14 seniors and $5 students. Showtimes are at 8 for evening performances Thursday through Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

The theater is at 726 Third Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

For more information, call 386-423-1246 or go to

Here's the schedule:

-- BYE BYE BIRDIE: July 26-Aug. 4: Musical about a town's reaction to a 1950s teen heartthrob going to war.

-- MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL: Sept. 20-29. A comic look at the "joys" of growing older.

-- DEFENDING LIZZIE: Oct. 25-Nov. 3. This mystery-drama, written by the Little Theatre's Karen Poulsen, looks behind the story of accused -- and acquitted -- murderer Lizzie Borden.

-- HOLIDAYS ON BROADWAY: Nov. 29-Dec. 1. The Rick Martorano Singers and special guests provide Christmas cheer.

-- A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Dec. 6-15. The familiar story adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens.

-- STEEL MAGNOLIAS: Jan. 10-19. A comedy-drama about life, love and female friendship in a tight-knit Southern community.

-- MAN OF LA MANCHA: Feb. 21-March 9. Don Quixote's still tilting at windmills in this musical featuring "The Impossible Dream."

-- KISS THE BRIDE: April 4-13. Madcap comedy about a man determined to murder his wealthy new bride on their wedding night.

-- BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE: May 16-25. A young man, blind since birth, tries life on his own, despite a well-meaning overprotective mother.


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