Join Wellesley Friends for a matinee at the Asolo Rep

Thursday, February 27th,

Thursday, February 27 - Backstage at the Asolo Rep. 10:30 AM, 5555 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243. Discounted ticket to that afternoon's performance of Into the Breeches. Asolo Repertory Theater, Mezzanine seating are available by contacting Anne-Marie by February 12th.

“We Can Do It!” said Rosie the Riveter, and so say the women of Sarasota, Florida in this vibrant new comedy. It’s 1942. World War II is on and the leading men of Sarasota’s local playhouse are off at war. But the show must go on and a group of passionate, but inexperienced performers rally together to produce their season opener, an ambitious all-female production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 and Henry V. Will their production be a victory on the home front or be pelted with rotten tomatoes? This surprisingly modern and moving new play celebrates the singular way that art and community reveal our boldest selves even in the darkest times.

Join us for a fun and informative tour behind the curtains at the Asolo.  After lunch, you may want to stay for an early look at this enticing new play by George Brant, set in wartime Sarasota.  During our tour, learn about the heady logistics involved in producing multiple plays at once, many with overlapping casts, the challenging essence of a Repertory Theater.  Learn too about the Asolo Conservatory, FSU's graduate theater program, which showcases student productions of challenging plays.  We hope to even get to see the costume shop in progress.  Tour will be followed by a buffet lunch and informal staff talk about that afternoon's performance, Into the Breeches.

Matinee showtime, 1:30pm.  $67.50, a 10% off value
Not enough people were interested or able to atten the backstage event that was planned, so it is cancelled but several people are indeed going to the play, so if you would like to join them indicate by clicking to email Anne-Marie so that she will know you are coming.  Deadline for final  booking, February 12th. After letting her know, send your check to Anne-Marie Tardif, 1718 Cherry Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236

Questions: or 941-350 3077


1:30PM - 3:30PM Thu 27 Feb 2020 ( Timezone: Eastern )


The Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243

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