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The Winter Park Playhouse shines a spotlight on an exciting 2024 - 2025 Series of Professional Musicals

The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's professional musical theatre, has revealed their 2024-2025 Mainstage Series of musical productions, featuring a stellar collection of Off-Broadway hits and regional premieres.

The Winter Park Playhouse

Located blocks away from beautiful downtown Winter Park and minutes from downtown Orlando, The Winter Park Playhouse is known for its outstanding entertainment, welcoming atmosphere and exceptional service. The intimacy of the 123-seat theatre engages patrons in a unique up-close-and-personal theatrical experience.

The dynamic year-round programming at the Winter Park Playhouse includes the ever popular Mainstage Series of musical productions.

The Mainstage Series is a year-round series of six unique musicals, new or rarely produced in the region, all featuring professional actors, musicians and technicians.

The Winter Park Playhouse pulls back the curtains on an exciting new 2024 - 2025 Series of Professional Musicals

The 2024-2025 Mainstage Series

8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s

Conceived by Rick SeeberMusical Arrangements by Michael Gribbin

August 2–25, 2024

Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down with groundbreaking music of the 70s! Rediscover the heart and soul of this fabulous decade with this joyously rousing musical featuring the music of The Carpenters, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, The Doobie Brothers, The Bee Gees and more!

Snapshots A Musical Scrapbook

Conceived by Michael Scheman & David SteinMusic & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by David Stein

September 20 – October 13, 2024

Southeastern Regional Premiere! This new musical features an outstanding score by Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz and incorporates over two dozen of his beloved songs from Wicked, Pippin, Godspell and more! When married couple, Sue and Dan, discover a box of photographs they embark on a beautiful journey to the past, rediscovering their true love.

Wreck the Halls

Book, Lyrics, and Additional Music by Paul CozbyMusic and Arrangements by Laura Bergquist

November 15 – December 21, 2024

Southeastern Regional Premiere! This hilarious musical comedy unfolds in a series of comic and poignant vignettes with four actors bringing 46 characters to life celebrating everything that drives us crazy about Christmas... and why we love it anyway! From obnoxious Christmas letters to taking the family picture, this musical shows why sometimes we want to sing "Wreck the Halls!"

The Bikinis

Created and Written by Ray Roderick & James Hindman Music Arrangements by Joseph Baker Additional Music and Lyrics by Joseph Baker & Ray Roderick

January 24 – February 22, 2025        

Everyone's favorite girl group from the 60s is back together again after twenty years and they're bringing back the sun, fun and all the great songs they sang down on the boardwalk in 1964! With a show that promises to get everyone dancing in the aisles, the women relive their heyday and beyond, singing hits like "It's in His Kiss," "Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," "Heat Wave," "Under the Boardwalk," "When Will I Be Loved," "It's Raining Men" and more!

Gigolo The New Cole Porter Revue

Conceived by Paul GilgerMusic & Lyrics by Cole Porter

March 14 – April 12, 2025

An audience favorite from the Playhouse's 1st Annual Florida Festival of New Musicals! Inspired by the life of Porfirio Rubirosa, Gigolo uses a collection of iconic Cole Porter songs to tell the tale of a jet-setting, international playboy and his relationships with four beautiful women. The outstanding score features 25 Cole Porter classics including "You're the Top," "Let's Do It," "Why Can't You Behave," "I've Got You Under My Skin" and many more!

Route 66

Written & Created by Roger BeanMusical Arrangements by Brian Baker

May 9 – June 8, 2025

Jump in the car and enjoy a high-octane musical celebration along the iconic Route 66! From the sounds of 1950s Chicago to the California surf music of the 1960s, this exciting musical features 34 of the greatest "Rock 'n' Road" hits of the 20th century. Songs include "Dead Man's Curve," "King of the Road," "Little Old Lady from Pasadena," "Fun, Fun, Fun," and many more! Get your kicks with this smash coast-to-coast hit musical!

Current annual 6-Show Series subscription renewals have already begun, with new annual 6-Show Series subscription sales beginning February 14, 2024.

The Winter Park Playhouse is offering annual series subscribers a discount, with a 6-Show Annual Series Subscription priced at only $260 for evenings, $250 for senior evenings (62 years and older) and $235 for matinees. 

"You Pick Three" mini-subscriptions and single show tickets go on sale April 2, 2024. 

The "You Pick 3" Series is priced at $138 for evenings, $132 for Senior evenings (62 years and older) and $123 for matinees.  Individually priced tickets run from $20 to $47, with a limited quantity of specially priced $35 tickets available for all performances.

In an ongoing effort to serve the community, accommodate demand and make the popular musicals accessible, The Playhouse will offer two preview performances - one evening and one matinee prior to opening night, at a reduced $23 per ticket price for all seats. 

For more information and to purchase a subscription, please call the Box Office at (407) 645-0145. You can also check out the website here.

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