Monday, September 28, 2020

Go ahead and Blame it on Beckett

The cast prepares for their moment in the spotlight SUBMITTED PHOTO

The cast prepares for their moment in the spotlight SUBMITTED PHOTO

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The Box Office is open and tickets are currently on sale for the Island Theater Company’s production of Blame It On Beckett sponsored by Centennial Bank.

What really goes on behind the scenes in a major regional new England non-profit theater? Blame It On Beckett, is the clever, witty, comedy by John Morogiello, that gives a peek into all of the drama found backstage.

A wonderful comedy with heart and a message, Blame It On Beckett asks the question: how far are we willing to sacrifice our soul to get ahead? And once we do it, was it worth it?

The cast features : John Moulton – dramaturg, Jim Foley. Mai Puccio – famous playwright, Tina Fike. Jared Wagner – theater general manager, Mike Braschi.  Abby Yetter – literary intern, Heidi Bishop.

Blame It On Beckett runs weekends from November 1 through November 16 at the Rose History Auditorium, 180 S. Heathwood, Marco Island at 7:30 PM, with matinees on Sunday at 2:30 PM.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in person at the Marco Island Historical Society Gift Shop, 180 S. Heathwood or Centennial Bank, 615 E. Elkcam Cr. They can also be purchased online at www.theateronmarco.com, by calling the ticket office at 239-394-0080, or at the door 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Group discounts are available! To reserve seats for a group of 10 or more, please call the Box Office at 239-394-0080 to make your reservations and receive 10% off on your order. Student groups receive additional discounts.

Opening Night tickets include the “Meet the Cast” Opening Night party following the performance. Show dates are: Thursday, Nov. 14; Fridays, Nov. 1, 8, 15; Saturdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16; and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 10.

Additional information can be found at www.theateronmarco.com/ or LIKE their page on Facebook at ISLAND THEATER COMPANY to stay up on all the latest news.

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