Celebrating its sizzling 16th season, City Theatre is expanding its summer season with a bold new approach, a completely new twist, a runaway hit musical and a groundbreaking new literary event. All take place as part of City Theatre’s 16th Annual Season with an impressive 53 performances in three counties in 5 weeks. The bold new approach: City Theatre’s 16th Annual Season will bring Jai Rodriguez, star of Bravo TV’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and Broadway’s “Rent””and “The Producers” to appear with its award-winning ensemble in a fresh, new SUMMER SHORTS unlike anything ever done before.
The runaway hit musical: For families, City Theatre is joining with Grammy-Nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb to mount a return engagement of last year’s hit rock musical Camp Kappawanna. And the groundbreaking literary event: The company will be launching a “Sundance in Miami” new industry event when the CITYWRIGHTS: NEW PLAY LAB brings the nation’s top writers, producers, agents and industry leaders to town for a weekend of readings, master classes and networking.
City Theatre’s signature summer event is expanding to 53 performances in three counties in 5 weeks, with performances scheduled as follows:
Summer Shorts, Dirty Little Secrets, Camp Kappawanna, Citywrights: New Play Lab, Mickey Herman Saves the Universe, Hate the Loser Inside, How Two Passengers Aboard Fell in Love, Wax Party, Search by Garth Wingfield, Guts, Dos Corazones and Chronicle Simpkins Will Cut Your Ass.
The event will be held June 2 – 26 at and in association with the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Carnival Studio Theater in Miami; June 9 – 12 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Theater in West Palm Beach; and June 29 – July 3 at and in association with the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater in Ft. Lauderdale. For more information, go to www.citytheatre.com.