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NEWS: Jungle Theater Announces 2017 Season

Anna in the Tropics. Photo by William Clark.

The Jungle Theater has announced its 2017 season. The five shows are:

  • Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Anna in the Tropics. Opens 2/11/17.
  • Josh Tobiessen’s comedy Lone Star Spirits. Opens 4/8/17.
  • Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, and Kim Rosenstock’s Drama Desk-nominated Fly By Night: A New Musical. Opens 6/10/17.
  • Jennifer Haley’s Blackburn Prize-winning crime drama The Nether. Opens 9/16/17.
  • Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon‘s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Opens 11/18/17/.

Sarah Rasmussen will direct Lone Star Spirits and Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. (Playwright Josh Tobiessen is also her husband.) Miss Bennet is also the Jungle’s first holiday show, and comprises a sequel to Pride and Prejudice following the adventures of the former Elizabeth Bennet’s sister Mary. Anna in the Tropics will feature an all-Latino cast of local actors.


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