Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn and George S. Kauffman
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DateJanuary 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Time07:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Reoccurs Performances Thursday - Saturday 1/21/21 - 1/30/21
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Live theatre returns – outdoors and with social distancing – at the Alliance! We’ve been hard at work to create an intimate, open-air venue where our neighbors can safely enjoy live entertainment. And what better backdrop for a performance than the gorgeous Florida sky?
Reserve your square for Confusions now! The evening will kick off with The Still Alarm by George S. Kauffman. Originally written for a Broadway revue, The Still Alarm concerns two businessmen who are sharing a hotel room. This fairly placid duo discover that smoke is coming into their room and that the hotel’s alarm bells are ringing furiously. Rather than panic, they handle the affair with proper English aplomb.
Between Mouthfuls, a fate-fraught dinner encounter, is the uproarious centerpiece of the evening. In a hotel restaurant two couples at adjoining restaurant tables realize an unwelcome common bond, assisted by an interactive waiter. Mrs Pearce wonders who Mr Pearce is sleeping with. Polly’s not been frank to Martin (who really doesn’t care at all about Polly’s affair). The waiter is extremely well spoken. There’s clever direction of the alternation between the two sets of conversations. A twist to the plot-line spices the ending.
The final play, A Talk In The Park by Ayckbourn. Ideals with five lonely strangers who vie for four available park benches.
Seating is limited and attendees will purchase a pass for a 6×6 square space on our GreenMarket lawn. In order to maintain social distancing, all lawn spaces will be 6 feet apart. Guests are required to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. A pass for a 6×6 square space is $12.50 for 1 person, $25 for two people or $50 for a group of four people. The average per person price is $12.50 plus fees. No pets, please.
Performances are January 21 through January 30. All squares must be reserved in advance. Click here to view our digital playbill.
Attendees are able to pre-order snack boxes for two, provided by the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Beverages will be available for purchase onsite. Boxes include:
- Chicken Salad Wrap with Spinach and Cranberries and Citrus Coleslaw for 2 – $15.00
- Hummus Vegetarian Wrap with Citrus Slaw for 2 – $15.00
- Charcuterie Box with Meats, Cheeses, Baguette and Olives for 2 – $12.50
- Dessert Medley (Coconut Macaroons, Brownies, and Chocolate Chip Cookies) for 2 – $10.00
Please note: Event staff and volunteers are required to wear masks at all times. Attendees are required to wear masks indoors of the Alliance, for bathrooms and when social distancing is not possible. In the event of inclement weather, we will reach out to you to either refund or reschedule the performance.