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2016 - 2017 Season

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Diverse entertainment at it’s finest! Something for everyone!

Our 2016 - 2017 Season

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January 13 - 29, 2017:

THE RAINMAKER, by N. Richard Nash 

COMEDY -- Auditions:  November 6 - 7, 2016

Published by Samuel French 

At the time of a paralyzing drought in the West we discover a girl whose father and two brothers are worried as much about her potential future as an old maid as they are about their dying cattle. For the truth is, she is indeed a plain girl. The brothers try every possible scheme to marry her off, but without success. Nor is there any sign of relief from the dry heat, when suddenly from out of nowhere appears a picaresque, sweet-talking man with quite the sales pitch. Claiming to be a "rainmaker," the man promises to bring rain, for $100. It's a silly idea, but the rainmaker is so refreshing and persistent that the family finally consents, banging on big brass drums to rattle the sky. Meanwhile the rainmaker also turns his magic on the girl, and persuades her that she has a very real beauty of her own.


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February 25th, 5:30 till 9:30 PM

Party for the Playhouse!

Cocoa Beach Country Club

Support Surfside Playhouse.. Where Cocoa Beach Meets the Stage!

Enjoy a rich evening including a buffett dinner, dancing, silent auction, and live entertainment.   

Tickets Prices                                                                                   $30 per person                                                                                     $25 per person for parties of two or more

Call 321-783-3127 for reservations. 

Have a great evening while showing your appreciation for the only beachside community theatre in Brevard!

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March 3 - 19, 2017:

SOUTH PACIFIC, by Rodgers & Hammerstein

MUSICAL - Auditions:  January 15 - 16, 2017

Published by R&H Theatricals 

Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. Nellie, a spunky nurse from Arkansas, falls in love with a mature French planter, Emile. Nellie learns that the mother of his children was an island native and, unable to turn her back on the prejudices with which she was raised, refuses Emile's proposal of marriage. Meanwhile, the strapping Lt. Joe Cable denies himself the fulfillment of a future with an innocent Tonkinese girl with whom he's fallen in love out of the same fears that haunt Nellie. When Emile is recruited to accompany Joe on a dangerous mission that claims Joe's life, Nellie realizes that life is too short not to seize her own chance for happiness, thus confronting and conquering her prejudices.

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April 21 - 30, 2017:

THE RITZ, by Terrence McNally

FARCE -- Auditions:  March 5 - 6, 2017

Published by Samuel French 

When Gaetano Proclo, a hapless, middle-aged, overweight, very married man takes it on the lam from his mafioso brother-in-law, Carmine Vespucci, he ducks into "The Ritz," the last place anyone would look for him... unaware that it is a clandestine gay bathhouse! What he encounters there sets the scene for a hilarious, old-fashioned door- slamming farce, albeit with towel-clad chubby chasers, bumbling detectives, and Googie Gomez, an over-the-top would be Bette Midler looking for her big break...

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June 2 - 11, 2017:

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, by Lewis CarrollFANTASY -- Auditions:  April 23 - 24, 2017Adapted from Lewis Carroll's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS 

The classic, quirky, and somewhat macabre tales of a young girl whisked down the rabbit hole into a topsy-turvy world is coming to Surfside!  This large cast play will delight and bewilder all ages as Alice meets the colorfully wacky citizens of wonderland.