Limelight Theatre opens the 25th season in September 2016! We have 7 new shows on the calendar for 2016-17. Each show is available for sponsorship, with EXCLUSIVE advertising, marketing, and other business perks! Call 904-825-1164, or email [email protected] to reserve YOUR show!
$2,500 per production — Pick the show, subject to availability — see list below.
- Business logo on show poster (which hangs in the lobby), on outdoor sign and lobby marquee, on postcards (1,200 mailed each show), in press releases, and on Limelight website
- Multiple posts on social media — Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
- 10 tickets to opening night performance — opening night includes champagne toast pre-show, meet-the-cast and party following the show
- On-stage introduction at all show performances
- Framed show poster, signed by cast
- Full page ad in playbill for show sponsored; ¼ page ad in all other playbills for this season
2016-17 — 25th Season
Sponsored by THE RAINTREE RESTAURANT
- September 23-October 23, 2016
- 25TH SEASON PARTY: September 21 at Raintree Restaurant ($60 for dinner and the show. Not included in subscription.)
- Preview: September 22
- Terrific Tuesday: September 27
In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the 20th century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.
Cotton Patch Gospel
Sponsored by DESIGN EXTENSIONS
- December 2-31, 2016
- Student/Teacher Night: November 30
- Preview: December 1
- Terrific Tuesday: December 6
Presented in a setting of rural Georgia with country music songs by Harry Chapin. Herod is the mayor of Atlanta and, inevitably, Christ is lynched by local thugs only to rise again.
- January 27-February 19, 2017
- Student/Teacher Night: January 25
- Preview: January 26
- Terrific Tuesday: January 31
Henrik Ibsen’s great social drama of a caged woman in the late 19th century explores her tormented desire for escape and her yearning for individual and spiritual freedom.
The Mystery of Irma Vep
- March 10-April 2, 2017
- Student/Teacher Night: March 8
- Preview: March 9
- Terrific Tuesday: March 14
A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a comedy that has everything! Two actors play all the roles!
I Ought To Be In Pictures
- April 21-May 14, 2017
- Student/Teacher Night: April 19
- Preview: April 20
- Terrific Tuesday: April 25
This was Limelight Theatre’s FIRST show, on stage 25 years ago! The Neil Simon play tells the story of a 19-year-old New Yorker who moves to Hollywood to become an actress and find her father, a screenwriter.
- June 2-25, 2017
- Student/Teacher Night: May 31
- Preview: June 1
- Terrific Tuesday: June 6
The Nance recreates the naughty, raucous world of burlesque’s heyday and tells the backstage story of Chauncey Miles and his fellow performers.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
- July 21-August 20, 2017
- Student/Teacher Night: July 19
- Preview: July 20
- Terrific Tuesday: July 25
An eclectic group of six students vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime.