Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce that single tickets for the 2018-2019 season are now on sale at the box office and online at
The season opens on October 19 with Paula Vogel’s powerful and poignant
. That’s followed on December 7 with the world premiere of Lyle Kessler’s
House On Fire
; James Valcq and Fred Alley’s
The Spitfire Grill
, the first musical to be performed at PBD as part of its subscription season, which opens on February 1; and August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning
, opening on March 29. The season concludes with John Guare’s masterpiece,
The House of Blue Leaves
, opening on May 17.
Tickets for all performances are $75, except for opening night of each production ($90) and previews ($55). Summer box office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. You can order online 24 hours a day.
2018 – 2019 SEASON
By Paula Vogel
October 19 – November 11, 2018
For 16 years, Sholem Asch’s
God of Vengeance
was a success all over the world – and then a firestorm erupted shortly after its 1923 Broadway premiere. This drama with music is a spellbinding exploration of the play’s journey, and a heartfelt tribute to the people that brought it to life.
HOUSE ON FIRE (World Premiere)
By Lyle Kessler
December 7, 2018 – December 30, 3018
In this moving and funny parable of love, resentment, family, and redemption, an old man and his two sons battle for dominance. Miracles abound when two strangers appear and lives are changed forever.
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Book and Music by James Valcq
Book and Lyrics by Fred Alley
February 1, 2019 – February 24, 2019
A young parolee hopes to find balm in Gilead, Wisconsin, where she gets a job at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. As she starts her life anew, the moribund town begins to awaken with her in this spirited and uplifting folk musical.
By August Wilson
March 29, 2019 – April 21, 2019
An embittered sanitation worker, a former Negro League star denied a shot at the major leagues because of the color of his skin, takes his resentment out on his wife and son, fracturing relationships and thwarting dreams in this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES
By John Guare
May 17, 2019 – June 2, 2019
The Pope is in New York City for the day, and an untalented songwriter hopes a blessing from the Pontiff will help him achieve his Hollywood dream, with his celebrity-obsessed girlfriend at his side. First, though, he’d have to institutionalize his schizophrenic wife, in this surrealistic, heartbreaking and hilarious Obie Award-winning play.