Archive for May, 2011

Tickets On Sale For Jekyll & Hyde

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The Florida Academy of Performing Arts, through special arrangements with Music Theatre International, presents Jekyll & Hyde, the haunting tale of the classic battle between good and evil.  Jekyll & Hyde is based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson. Under the direction of Miguel Oquendo, the Showcase Players will perform their shows at The Regent, located at 6437 Watson Road, Riverview, FL.  The Academy will present ten performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday June 3 – 5 and June 10 – 12.  Performance times are Friday’s at 7:00 pm, Saturday’s at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday’s at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  Tickets are now on sale. Visit or call 813-490-ARTS (2787) for more information.

Tickets on Sale For Once On This Island

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The Florida Academy of Performing Arts presents, Once on this Island, the theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale, “The Little Mermaid.”  The eight-time Tony nominated Broadway musical is based on the Novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy.  Directed by Jenn Abreu-Grechika and presented by the Academy’s, “Audition Only Group” this energetic dance-driven production will be presented at Music Showcase at 402 Oakfield Drive in Brandon.  The show, staring Michelle Magruder as Ti Moune and Christian Meany as Daniel, is completed by a lively cast of Islanders and Gods.  Shows are scheduled for Friday, June 3 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, June 4 at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 pm.  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for senior & children. They can be purchased on-line at or you can call 813-490-ARTS (2787) for more information.