The Fine & Performing Arts Series 2022-2023

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SHELL POINT PRESENTS

Fine & Performing Arts Series The

2022 2023 S P O N S O R E D BY F I N E M A R K N AT I O N A L B A N K & T R U ST


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Filled with an impressive array of talented artists and dynamic performances, the

2022-2023 Fine & Performing Arts Series showcases the creative work of Shell Point resident artists and artisans, the annual concert series, and the new addition of dance and theatre. This 19th season is extra special, because it was chosen with the help of an advisory board of Shell Point residents. There is no doubt: This season offers something for everyone! LAURA SLACK

Director of Resident Life

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CONTENTS TRIBBY GALLERY EXHIBITS

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RESIDENT SHOWS & SALES

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Fine Arts

IN THE TRIBBY GALLERIES

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Mother Love, Annie Wainwright


November 3 – December 30, 2022 FLORA & FAUNA Expressions of Nature THE SHELL POINT GALLERY Executed in bronze, ceramic, glass, paint and mixed media, the artworks in Flora & Fauna express the beauty of nature. Guest artist potter Martha Grattan of South Carolina joins Shell Point residents including potter Augusta Crane, painters Betsy Conrad and Renée Chastant, and potter and glass artist Annie Wainwright, to create a magical world of animals, insects, flowers and foliage. A highlight of the exhibition, The Pond displays spectacular ceramic lily pads, a ceramic frog, whimsical birds and insects flying overhead, and surrounding images of pond flora and fauna.

Spoonbill Toes, Renée Chastant

HANDMADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Works by the Shell Point Quilters THE TRIBBY LEGACY GALLERY

Santa’s Friends, Carol St. Clair

Members of the Shell Point Quilting Studio ring in the holidays with an array of wall hangings, table toppers, stockings, and other textile items that celebrate the season.

LET THERE BE LIGHT Artworks by the Painters Guild THE OVERLOOK GALLERY Luminous light infuses images in this exhibition. From an image of a whimsical tropical Christmas, to a simple sacred candle or a winter sunset on the beach, Painters Guild members demonstrate the transformative quality of light as the symbol of life and hope. All works on display have been completed within the last three years, and none have been previously on display in Tribby Arts Center. 7


Flamingo, Maxine Brooks

IN THE TRIBBY GALLERIES

January 5 – February 18, 2023 FANCIFUL! Art that Makes You Smile THE SHELL POINT, TRIBBY LEGACY, AND OVERLOOK GALLERIES These fanciful creations by guest artist Texan Katie Gardenia and Shell Point residents will bring a smile to your face! Maxine Brooks displays her menagerie of charming paper creatures, Nancy Dimick presents artwork on cardboard boxes, and Carol Mann and Helen Ketteman display the skillful collages for which they are known. The exhibition includes Celebration in Orbs, the amazing textile mobile by Barbara Heatherly that debuted in the first Ageless Creativity exhibition in the Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center.

Bird’s Eye View, Katie Gardenia

Celebration in Orbs, Barbara Heatherly


March 2 – 25, 2023 THE COLOR OF AIR Artworks by the Sanibel-Captiva Art League THE SHELL POINT GALLERY Tribby Arts Center is pleased to host this juried exhibition of artwork by members of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League—a distinguished group that includes several Shell Point resident artists. Art League exhibitions provide a viewing experience of the highest artistic quality.

The Sofa, Anita Putnam

ANITA PUTNAM— The Shape of Color A Tribby Legacy Exhibition

Happiness, Anita Putnam

THE TRIBBY LEGACY GALLERY A former president of the Shell Point Painters Guild, Anita Putnam is a nationally known artist recognized for her use of vibrant colors in broad shapes. Anita’s works connect with viewers on a visceral level, and their impact is heightened by the fact she typically works on large-scale canvases.

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IN THE TRIBBY GALLERIES

Great Blues in Love, Sallie Rich

March 2 – 25, 2023 SALLIE RICH—Great Blues in Love A Tribby Legacy Exhibition THE OVERLOOK GALLERY At age 83, photographer Sallie Rich was inspired to photograph the elaborate courtship ritual of great blue herons. For two months, she drove every night from Fort Myers to Captiva Island to photograph a pair of nesting herons at exactly the right angle of the sun. The result is a spectacular series of photographs that debuted in 2019 at the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. The entire series is on display for the first time in Tribby Arts Center in this exhibition.

ON THE PEDESTALS Baskets by Carolyn Wood THE TRIBBY LEGACY AND OVERLOOK GALLERIES This display of baskets created by Shell Point resident Carolyn Wood is the debut presentation of a new exhibition series entitled On the Pedestals. This series of “mini-exhibitions” takes advantage of pedestals positioned throughout the Tribby Legacy and Overlook Galleries to add three-dimensional interest to displays of two-dimensional works. 10


April 1 – May 25, 2023 AGELESS CREATIVITY Seeing Red THE SHELL POINT, TRIBBY LEGACY, AND OVERLOOK GALLERIES Now designated an annual exhibition, this juried display will demonstrate the best works being produced by Shell Point artists and artisans. This year’s theme challenges our residents to “see red,” interpreting the theme however they wish and in any medium. All artworks on display will have been produced within the last three years, in support of the “agelessly creative” message that characterizes the arts community of Shell Point. This is a “must see” exhibition.

Sneak Peek: June 3 – July 29, 2023

STYLED STEEL: The Art of Automotive Design THE SHELL POINT GALLERY A celebration of the design of the automobile, this exhibition features the stunning watercolors of guest artist Shah Hadjebi, the mesmerizing miniatures of guest artist Al Chailosky, and the distinctive photos of Shell Point resident Don Adams.

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RESIDENT SHOWS & SALES Annual Holiday Bazaar Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. THE VILLAGE CHURCH Many of our talented Shell Point residents have spent the past two and a half years preparing for the opportunity to WOW you with their skills. Excitement is in the air with 60 vendors displaying unique, useful, and beautiful creations. Browse original works of art and photography, books by Shell Point authors, pottery, woodworking, fabric and needlecraft, jewelry, children’s items, shells and sparkling glass, along with handmade fashion accessories. Join your friends and neighbors for two fun-filled days of shopping. You’re sure to find that special something for Christmas and special celebrations.

2023 2D Art Show and Sale Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. THE SHELL POINT GALLERY The 2D Art Show and Sale in the Tribby Arts Center features original artworks including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastel, collage, photographs and other two-dimensional works created by the talented Shell Point artists. All work is for sale; credit cards or cash accepted.

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RESIDENT SHOWS & SALES Quilt Show Saturday, March 25 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26 | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, March 27 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. GRAND CYPRESS ROOM The Shell Point Quilters’ Biennial Quilt Show on March 25-27 in the Grand Cypress Room will feature a myriad of works created by Shell Point resident quilters. Quilts, wall hangings, table runners and more will be on display. Throughout the weekend, guests may vote on their favorite among the Viewer’s Choice selections. Projects by experienced quilters and novices alike will showcase a variety of techniques including machine piecing, hand quilting, applique, paper piecing, and embellishment. Guests will also be treated to a lovely orchid display as well as music provided by resident musicians.

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Shows

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BIG BAND, SWING & JAZZ HERB BRUCE AND THE HERBICIDE JAZZ BAND with Michael Andrew

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC Relive and enjoy studio-quality arrangements of all your favorite iconic television and movie themes brought to life and performed by the finest musicians in Florida: Herb Bruce and the Herbicide Jazz Band. The quality of musicianship will astonish, and the pedigree of these musicians reads like a “Who’s Who” of music. Joining the band is vocalist Michael Andrew — a versatile performer and Orlando icon also known as Broadway’s “Nutty Professor.”

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JOHN PIZZARELLI TRIO Thursday, January 5, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC The John Pizzareli trio — with John as guitarist and vocalist, Mike Karn on double bass and Konrad Paszkudzki on piano — plays the best songs of the last 50 years from timeless artists such as James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Queen, and Bruce Springsteen, delivered in a singular style that entertains and informs. Pizzarelli has cultivated a winning career by singing classic standards and late-night ballads and by playing sublime and inventive guitar. Using greats like Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra and the songs of writers like Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen as touchstones, Pizzarelli is among the prime revivalists of the Great American Songbook, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing. Pizzarelli has been playing guitar since age six. Following in the tradition of his father, guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, he was exposed to all the great jazz music of the era, from Erroll Garner and Les Paul to Django Reinhardt. At age 20, he began playing with his father then went out on his own, and since 1992, the Pizzarelli Trio has toured extensively. In 1993, they received the honor of opening tour dates for Frank Sinatra and joined in the celebration for Sinatra’s 80th birthday at Carnegie Hall.

Sponsored by Guys Who Give


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HOTEL CALIFORNIA: THE ORIGINAL EAGLES TRIBUTE Wednesday, February 1, and Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC For over three decades, Hotel California: The Original Eagles Tribute Band has been re-creating the legendary sound of The Eagles and thrilling audiences all over the world. When The Eagles stopped to catch their breath a few decades ago, Hotel California began a pioneering journey through their history-making music that has taken them around the globe and thrilled hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans. It’s been a journey they could never have imagined back in 1986, but their dedication, unique musical gifts, and an obsessive commitment to doing this legendary music true justice in performance, set them apart from the many Eagles bands that came after them. Hotel California has toured from the 80s straight through to today, setting the standard for world-class tribute productions as they went.

Sponsored by The Rockin’ Sisters


GENTRI: THE GENTLEMEN TRIO Friday, March 24, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC GENTRI, short for The Gentlemen Trio, was established in 2014 and is comprised of three dynamic tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound they call “cinematic pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all arranged by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson. To date, GENTRI has released four EPs and three full-length albums, including the Christmas album “Season of Light.” Almost all of GENTRI’s albums have reached #1 on various Billboard charts. The group is also known for its award-winning music videos, which have been featured on news outlets around the world including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and Inside Edition. Their “Little Drummer Boy” music video has amassed over 100 million views on YouTube and Facebook. GENTRI has performed all over the United States and across the globe. They have shared the stage with world-renowned talent, including Tony Award-winning powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth, international tenor sensation Alfie Boe, Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel, and the legendary rock bands Journey, Blondie and One Republic.

Sponsored by Madelyn Hanlon and Deborah La Gorce


LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK (REVISITED): SIMON & GARFUNKEL Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4, 2023 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT $55 PUBLIC “Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon and Garfunkel” is a re-creation of the iconic 1981 reunion concert featuring award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers. Lessack and Rodgers will perform all the masterpieces heard on the night that half a million people gathered in Central Park to witness musical history. The duo revisits the exact set list, a repertoire of lyrical masterpieces that includes “Mrs. Robinson,” “Scarborough Fair,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “The Sound of Silence,” and many more. This is not an impersonation, but an homage by two exciting and perfectly matched performers who’ve headlined in venues around the world. The union of New York City natives Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel produced some of the most memorable sounds of the 1960s, owing to the powerful combination of (mainly) Simon’s songwriting and their dulcet harmonies, which belied an acrimony that was never resolved. Despite that, and after famously calling it quits by 1970, they rose to the occasion when they were asked by the City of New York to raise funds for the badly needed renovation of Central Park. The resulting legendary 1981 concert was documented by HBO. Lee Lessack’s graceful lyric baritone vocals and sophisticated and engaging persona have made him a shining star on the international concert scene. Billboard Magazine called his singing “vocal romanticism of a high order.” Johnny Rodgers is an internationally celebrated singer-songwriter, pianist, Broadway veteran, and recording artist who was described by The New York Times’ Stephen Holden as an entertainer “who has show business in his bones” with “fused elements of Billy Joel, Peter Allen and Johnny Mercer.”

Sponsored by Dick Boehning and Penny Wilkinson

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $40 RESIDENT | $50 PUBLIC Returning to Shell Point by popular demand, Pietro Iannotti masters the piano with his exquisite ability to perform such masterpieces from Beethoven, Chopin, Bach and Liszt-Verdi. Pietro will be introducing each piece for a more complete musical and educational experience. Born in Salerno, Italy, Pietro started studying piano when he was five years old. Since the age of nine, he has been performing publicly in recitals and with orchestras both in Italy and abroad, gaining acclaim from both audiences and critics. He appeared in prestigious music festivals and concert series such as the International Festival of European Conservatories Montepulciano, Maggio della Musica Naples, Concerti a villa Guariglia Vietri sul mare, and Friends of the Music Ministry at St. James Cathedral, Orlando. Besides his performing activities, he has been teaching for over 18 years in Italy. In 2013, after a petition to validate his artistic titles, U.S. Homeland Security granted him an O1 visa given exclusively to individuals who possess extraordinary ability in the field of sciences, arts, education, business or athletics. Since then, he has been teaching in the United States and performing here and abroad.

CLASSICAL SERIES

PIETRO IANNOTTI PIANO CONCERT

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THE MERZ TRIO Monday, January 23, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $40 RESIDENT | $50 PUBLIC The Merz Trio’s narrative programming style juxtaposes classical standards, new music, and their own arrangements of familiar and forgotten works, fluidly interwoven and guided by conversation

“Each time we col laborate, we understand the music that we play differentl y. Art happens where people are. We h ope you’l l come along for the ride.”

from the trio’s members. Hailing from opposite corners of the globe, the trio met in the middle of a 2016 snowstorm in New York City. Since then, they have spent their time together rehearsing, performing and traveling around the world, earning recognition as winners of the Naumburg, Concert Artists Guild, Fischoff and Chesapeake Competitions. Whether in concert or competition, large or small, Merz Trio is thrilled by experiences and the energetic communities that have emerged from them. Their name, Merz, speaks to this: It is a term coined by German artist and polymath Kurt Schwitters, who insisted that art only occurred in shared spaces. Merz revels in connections and possibilities.

Sponsored by Dick Boehning and Penny Wilkinson

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THE KING’S SINGERS Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $40 RESIDENT | $50 PUBLIC The King’s Singers, a British a cappella vocal ensemble, are named after King’s College in Cambridge, England, where six choral scholars founded the group in 1968. Representing the gold standard in a cappella singing on the world’s greatest stages for over 50 years, The King’s Singers are renowned for their unrivalled technique and versatility as they switch effortlessly between musical styles. They are known for their consummate musicianship, drawing on the group’s rich heritage and pioneering spirit to create an extraordinary wealth of original works and unique collaborations. Their repertoire swings between Bach and the Beatles, and Billy Joel and Bach.

Known and loved around the world, they appear regularly in major cities, festivals and venues across Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Their commitment to creating a new repertoire has always been central to the group, with over 200 commissioned works by many leading composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. A key to the group’s success has been their ability to evolve and innovate over many years — and through 28 individual members — while always retaining their special sound and musical integrity.

Sponsored by Deborah La Gorce

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“...more striking even than the individual virtuosity was the profound level of integration among the players, wh o sh owed a rare degree of ensemble from beginning to end.”

HERMITAGE PIANO TRIO

—The Washington Post

Thursday, February 23, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $40 RESIDENT | $50 PUBLIC Now entering their second decade, the U.S.-based Hermitage Piano Trio has solidified its place as one of the world’s leading piano trios, garnering multiple GRAMMY® Award nominations and receiving both audience and press accolades for their performances. The trio is a champion of an immense repertoire ranging from the works of the great European tradition, to more contemporary American pieces. Hallmarks of the Hermitage Piano Trio are their impeccable musicianship, sumptuous sound, and polished skill. A rarity in the chamber music world, this elite trio brings together three accomplished soloists in their own right. Violinist Misha Keylin has performed in 45 countries spanning five continents. He has captured special attention with his world-premiere CD series of Henri Vieuxtemps’ seven violin concertos and showpieces. Hailed as “a brilliant cellist” by the legendary Mstislav Rostropovich, Sergey Antonov went on to prove his mentor’s proclamation when he became one of the youngest cellists ever awarded the gold medal at the world’s premier musical contest, the quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Competition. Pianist Ilya Kazantsev, praised by The Washington Post as “virtually flawless,” has performed as a recitalist and a soloist with orchestras in Russia, Canada, Europe, and the United States. His many awards and honors include first prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition as well as top prizes at the International Chopin Competition and the World Piano Competition.

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WINDSYNC Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $40 RESIDENT | $50 PUBLIC WindSync is a collective of five outstanding North American wind musicians whose concerts are intimate, joyful and thoughtfully programmed, with people and places in mind. The group has established itself as a vibrant chamber ensemble performing wind quintet masterworks, adapting beloved music to their instrumentation, and championing new works by today’s composers. The quintet eliminates the “fourth wall” between musicians and audience by often performing from memory, creating an intimate connection. This personal performance style, combined with the ensemble’s three-pronged mission of artistry, education and community-building, lends WindSync its reputation as “a group of virtuosos who are also wonderful people, too,” per Alison Young of Classical MPR. WindSync launched an international touring career after winning the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and the 2016 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. In 2018, they were medalists at the M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition. WindSync has appeared in recital at the Met Museum, Ravinia, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. In 2015, the quintet was invited by the Library of Congress to perform the world premiere of Paul Lansky’s “The Long and the Short of It,” commissioned by the Carolyn Royall Just Fund and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Other premieres include “The Cosmos,” a concerto for wind quintet and orchestra by Pulitzer finalist Michael Gilbertson, and works by Ivan Trevino, John Steinmetz, Marc Mellits, Erberk Eryilmaz, and Akshaya Avril Tucker. Forthcoming commissions include new works for wind quintet by Mason Bynes, Viet Cuong, and Nathalie Joachim.

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BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY & FOLK

FORTUNATE SONS

The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC The Georgia Players Guild, which is known for its faithful odes to a wide variety of music legends, re-create the best of CCR in this rousing concert. From the soaring, gritty vocals to the swampy, bluesy guitar riffs, to the tight, workman-like rhythm section, Georgia Players Guild concerts features their renowned attention to detail and professionalism, with a sound and feel as down-home as John Fogerty’s flannel shirt. Members of the Georgia Players Guild have appeared on network TV shows like America’s Got Talent, and onstage with musical giants like Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, Kim Burrell, and Jennifer Holiday. From their home base at the historic Strand Theatre in Marietta, Georgia, their popularity has grown to put them in demand at theatres and festivals across the country. Since 2014, they have staged hundreds of performances of over 30 different shows, paying tribute to over half a century of iconic music. No matter the band or genre, they go beyond just getting the songs right, seeking to make the experience true to the original.

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THE KINGSTON TRIO Tuesday, January 10, 2023 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT $55 PUBLIC TWO SHOWS The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s. The group started as a San Francisco Bay Area nightclub act with an original lineup of Dave Guard, Bob Shane, and Nick Reynolds.

Sponsored by Philip and Roberta Puschel

MICHAEL CLEVELAND AND FLAMEKEEPER Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT $55 PUBLIC The world tends to look at accomplishments in the form of accolades and Michael Cleveland has plenty to his credit, including a 2019 Grammy® award. After picking up the fiddle at age four, Michael’s musical momentum began to propel him forward toward early success. “When I started taking lessons,” he remembers, “I told the teacher right up front that I wanted to learn how to play bluegrass and I wanted to play ‘Orange Blossom Special.’” Soon after, he brought his virtuosic style to the Grand Ole Opry as a guest of Alison Kraus, and was handpicked for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) Bluegrass Youth Allstars before he was 14.

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HOLIDAY SERIES At The Village Church

SANDI PATTY CHRISTMAS TOUR Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $37 RESIDENT | $47 PUBLIC As one of the most acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy® awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum and five gold records, and eleven million units sold, Sandi Patty is known as The Voice.

Sponsored by Friends of Shell Point

At The Village Church

SWFLA SYMPHONY HOLIDAY POPS Monday, December 12, 2022 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $37 RESIDENT | $37 PUBLIC The Southwest Florida Symphony is Lee County’s only fully professional orchestra and one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the state of Florida. Conducted by Maestro Radu Paponiu, Music Director, the Symphony visits Shell Point this holiday season with what is certain to be an impressive performance featuring the classics of Christmas.

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THE NUTCRACKER with Gulfshore Ballet

In Connie Brown Hall at Tribby Arts Center Saturday, December 17, 2022 | 6 p.m. TICKETS: $37 RESIDENT | $47 PUBLIC | $15 CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER The music soars, snowflakes swirl, flowers dance, and a little girl dreams about Sugar Plum Fairies and a handsome prince coming to life in an enchanted world. Gulfshore Ballet presents your favorite Tchaikovsky holiday classic, with new choreography by Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero.

Sponsored by Marie-Michelle McCarthy

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THEATRE SERIES

DRIVING MISS DAISY Friday, September 30, 2022 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC Produced and directed by Florida Repertory Theatre, this modern American classic written by Alfred Uhry tells a hopeful, funny and heartfelt story that explores the transformative power of friendship. What begins as a clash of wills between a stubborn Jewish matriarch and a proud black man evolves into a decades-long friendship as the two navigate Civil Rights-era Atlanta.

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BOTANIC GARDEN Friday, November 18, 2022 | 7 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC Botanic Garden is a fresh, engaging portrait of the intricacies of a long-term relationship. This funny, poignant drama is about a fifty-something widow, Kate Goodman, who is desperate to get out of a first date. She turns to the one person who can help: her deceased husband, Jake. The play intersects the present with “flashbacks” from their 30-plus years of marriage. Botanic Garden not only examines the difficulties of losing a life partner, but challenges the conventional notion of our need to “move on.” Immediately following the play, a brief post-show discussion provides the audience an opportunity to discuss the play and share their own experiences and insights. Botanic Garden premiered at the Greenhouse Theater in Chicago in February 2008, under the direction of Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis, and ran for seven weeks.

LOVE LETTERS Monday, February 13, 2023 | 7 p.m. TICKETS: $45 RESIDENT | $55 PUBLIC “Love Letters,” an award-winning play by A.R. Gurney, begins when Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party. Melissa’s thank you note launches a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century. The friends communicate with each other through boarding school experiences, European adventures, failed marriages, and career moves. Over the course of their lives, Andy and Melissa’s relationship goes through many changes, as they remain each other’s most trusted confidante. While spanning five decades and numerous locations, “Love Letters” is staged simply, with two actors behind desks letting their words describe a world of emotion. Florida Repertory Theatre Artistic Director, Greg Longenhagen and his wife, longtime local theatre professional, Liz Abbott, star in this tender and unforgettable love story. Greg Longenhagen and Liz Abbott

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SINGLE TICKETS BIG BAND, SWING & JAZZ SERIES • 7 p.m.

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Herb Bruce and the Herbicide Jazz Band with Michael Andrew

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022

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$45

$55

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John Pizzarelli Trio

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023

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$45

$55

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POP SERIES • 7 p.m. Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023

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$45

$55

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Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023

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$45

$55

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GENTRI- The Gentlemen Trio

Friday, Mar. 24, 2023

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$45

$55

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Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon & Garfunkel

Monday, Apr. 3, 2023

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$45

$55

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Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon & Garfunkel

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2023

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$45

$55

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CLASSICAL SERIES • 7 p.m.

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Pietro Iannotti-Piano Concert

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022

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$40

$50

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The Merz Trio

Monday, Jan. 23, 2023

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$40

$50

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The King’s Singers

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023

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$40

$50

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Hermitage Piano Trio

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023

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$40

$50

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WindSync

Thursday, Mar. 16, 2023

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$40

$50

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BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY & FOLK • 7 p.m.

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Georgia Players Guild, Credence Clearwater Revival Tribute

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

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$45

$55

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The Kingston Trio—2 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023

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$45

$55

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The Kingston Trio—7 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023

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$45

$55

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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Thursday, Mar. 2, 2023

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$45

$55

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HOLIDAY SERIES • 7 p.m. at the Village Church

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Sandi Patty Christmas Tour

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022

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$37

$47

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Southwest Florida Symphony Holiday Pops Concert

Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

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$37

$37

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The Nutcracker-Gulfshore Ballet

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

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$37

$47

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THEATRE SERIES

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CHILD 12 and Under

$15

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Driving Miss Daisy—2 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

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$45

$55

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Driving Miss Daisy—7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

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$45

$55

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Driving Miss Daisy—2 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

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$45

$55

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Driving Miss Daisy—7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

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$45

$55

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Botanic Garden—7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022

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$45

$55

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Botanic Garden—2 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022

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$45

$55

$______

Botanic Garden—7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022

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$45

$55

$______

Love Letters—7 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 13, 2023

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$45

$55

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SERIES PACKAGES PURCHASE AN ENTIRE SERIES BIG BAND, SWING & JAZZ SERIES • Subscribe to both

Herb Bruce and the Herbicide Jazz Band with Michael Andrew

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022

shows and save $5!

John Pizzarelli Trio

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023

NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

RESIDENTS $85

Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band

POP SERIES • Subscribe to all 3 shows and save $10!

Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band

GENERAL PUBLIC $105

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Live in Central Park [Revisited]: ______ Simon & Garfunkel

CLASSICAL SERIES •

Subscribe to all 5 shows and save $15!

NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

shows and save $10!

Subscribe to all 3 shows and save $10!

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022

The Merz Trio

Monday, Jan. 23, 2023

The King’s Singers

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023

Hermitage Piano Trio

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023

WindSync

Thursday, Mar. 16, 2023

RESIDENTS $185

CHOOSE ONE

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper RESIDENTS $125

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 Thursday, Mar. 2, 2023

GENERAL PUBLIC $155

TOTAL ______

Sandi Patty Christmas Tour

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022

Southwest Florida Symphony Holiday Pops Concert

Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

The Nutcracker-Gulfshore Ballet

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

RESIDENTS $101

GENERAL PUBLIC $121

Driving Miss Daisy—2 p.m.

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Driving Miss Daisy—7 p.m.

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Driving Miss Daisy— 2 p.m.

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Driving Miss Daisy— 7 p.m.

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Botanic Garden— 7 p.m.

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Botanic Garden— 2 p.m.

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Botanic Garden— 7 p.m.

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NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

TOTAL ______

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

The Kingston Trio—7 p.m.

Love Letters— 7 p.m.

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GENERAL PUBLIC $235

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NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

TOTAL ______

Pietro Iannotti-Piano Concert

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to all shows and save $10!

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2023

GENERAL PUBLIC $155

The Kingston Trio—2 p.m.

HOLIDAY SERIES • Subscribe

THEATRE SERIES •

RESIDENTS $125

Monday, Apr. 3, 2023 CHOOSE ONE

Georgia Players Guild, Credence Clearwater Revival Tribute

NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 Friday, Mar. 24, 2023

Live in Central Park [Revisited]: ______ Simon & Garfunkel

BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY & FOLK • Subscribe to all 3

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023 CHOOSE ONE

GENTRI- The Gentlemen Trio

NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS ______

TOTAL ______

RESIDENTS $125

TOTAL ______

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 CHOOSE ONE

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

CHOOSE ONE

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 Monday, Feb. 13, 2023

GENERAL PUBLIC $155

TOTAL ______


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