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After a year and a half of innovative online and outdoor theatre, indoor theatre returns to the Alliance this August! Our season is full of unique, high-quality, affordable entertainment from outrageous comedies to sweeping dramas to an immersive theatrical experience that will span every space at the Alliance.
Experience it all with a season subscription and receive up to $36 in savings! If you plan on attending multiple shows, we have a variety of flexible subscription packages that will fit any budget and offer you more freedom in your schedule.Get Tickets
Our 2021-22 Theatre Season
The Chechens, winner of the 2019 Bruce and Janet Bunch New Play Contest Award, by Phillip Christian Smith and directed by Bill Taylor
August 5 - 15 • Beautifully written, The Chechens is an intense, funny and vital production. Set in modern day Grozny, the capital of Russia's Chechen Republic, rumors are going around that “certain people” are being rounded up and held in a camp on the East edge of town. Can one family protect their little brother who may or may not be the next target? What prevails in the end: religion, politics or love?Find Out More
October 21 - 31 • Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men On Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. The outlandish crew encounters disaster, conflict and harrowing adventure along the way. Keeping with the tradition of Backhaus’ acclaimed play, the cast is composed entirely of women.Find Out More
December 9 - 19 • Sharon, in her mid-fifties, is recently divorced and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they encourage her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.Find Out More
January 8 - 30 • The Colored Museum has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be Black in contemporary America. Its eleven ``exhibits`` undermine black stereotypes old and new, and return to the facts of what being Black means. This is an immersive theatrical experience where audiences will travel throughout the Alliance gallery and campus to visit each “exhibit.” Ironically, the theatre will be the only space not used for the production. This production is sponsored by William & Shareen Groce.Find Out More
February 17 - 27 • A “softhearted comedy freckled with dark reflections” (The New York Times) by the author of Moonstruck and Doubt. Near Killucan, Ireland, Tony Reilly schemes to sell the family farm and disinherit his son, Anthony. Standing in his way is a small plot of land belonging to the neighbor, Rosemary—and her long-simmering grudge. Destiny—whether embracing or fighting it—means everything in this very Irish story told with a rich tapestry of language, compassion and a few surprises. This production is sponsored by Noreen Raney.Find Out More
March 17 - 27 • All is going well for Della. Her North Carolina bakery is legendary and she's just been cast on her favorite television baking competition. But then, her late-best-friend's daughter comes home from New York City to ask her to make a cake for her upcoming wedding. When Della learns that Jen's about to marry a woman, she is forced to re-examine her deeply held beliefs as questions of morals, judgment and family swirl around them all. This emotional and deliciously funny play was created by Bekah Brunstetter, writer and producer of NBC's “This is Us.” This production is sponsored by Janet and Bruce Bunch.Find Out More
Amplified Audio Devices
Audio Described Performance
We’re committed to providing an enjoyable theatre-going experience for all patrons. In addition to our theatre being wheelchair accessible, we also provide amplified audio and offer audio described performances during select theatre shows.
Please reserve amplified audio and audio describer headsets prior to the show. Availability is first come, first serve. Call 239-939-2787.
Tickets and Subscriptions
- 6 shows for $144
- 5 shows for $125
- 4 shows for $112
Commitment issues? Add a flex pass for an additional $4 and wait until later to select dates and seats.
Please note: If you are joining us for onsite programming, we ask that you adhere to signage and procedures posted on our campus. In compliance with CDC guidelines masks are recommended, but not required, to be worn by fully-vaccinated patrons while at the Alliance. While the entire seating chart is available, we request you leave a seat between you and other parties when selecting your reserved seating. We continue to maintain rigorous cleaning practices. The Alliance has an air purification system that uses ionization and UV light to reduce virus particles, allergens and bacteriophage. We can’t wait to see you back at our theatre!
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