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Brand new comedy, IN THE PANTIES! Opens the next Florida Rep season 2022

Florida Repertory Theater’s 2021-2022 season continues with “Into the Breeches!” through George Brant, a new comedy that follows the women of a local Shakespeare troupe who decide the show must go on – even though the men are abroad. “In the panties! runs at the Historic Arcade Theater from February 11 through March 5 with discounted previews February 8 through February 10.

Tickets start at $59/$55 for regular performances and $39/$35 for discounted previews and are available online at and through the box office at (239) 332-4488. Discounted previews fill up fast, and subscribing is the best way to take advantage of the savings. Packages for 6 shows are available for as low as $224. “This new comedy is the perfect story to tell right now,” said art director Greg Longenhagen, “because at its heart it’s about a group of people stepping up to help in a time Our 2021-2022 season is filled with uplifting and hopeful stories, and “Into the Breeches!” will not only have you laughing at home, but it will also give you hope and inspire you about of all the things we can accomplish when we work together.”It’s 1942 and the main men of the local theater house are battling overseas. With “the show must go on” as their battle cry, a group of passionate, but inexperienced women come together to produce their opening production of Shakespeare’s Henry V saga! Filled with laughter, tears and sword fights, find out if their production will be a victory on the home front or a target for Rotten Tomatoes? The Florida Rep production stars Emma Badger (“West Side Story”), Carol Halstead (“Native Gardens”), member of Ensemble V Craig Heidenreich (“Barefoot in the Park”), Amy Hutchins (“Bedroom Farce”), local actress, Julissa Jean-Bart (Florida’s first representative), Kevin Loreque (debut representative from Florida), John Neuberger (“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”), and Jackie Schram (“Cabaret”). Washington DC-based frequent guest artist and theater maker, Eleanor Holdridge returns to direct production after his work on “Every Brilliant Thing” and “Tenderly: the Rosemary Clooney Musical.” Holdridge is joined by an expert creative team, including set designer Dennis C. Maulden (“Let’s Fall in Love”), costume designer Charlene Gross (“Morning After Grace”), lighting designer Rob Siler (“Morning After Grace”), sound designer Adam Trummel (“Driving Miss Daisy”) and stage manager Byron F. Abens (debut representing Florida).“In the panties! is generously sponsored by The William E. Cross Foundation: Art & Hazel Brisker, Donald & Rebecca Linton, Northern Trust, and Media Sponsor: WGCU Public Media “Into the Breeches!” plays at the Historic Arcade Theater from February 11 to March 5, 2022, with discounted previews from February 8 to 10. Tickets start at $59/$55 and $39/$35 for previews and are available online at and through the box office at (239) 332-4488. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and select Fridays at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022 for the Opening Night Gala. The Florida Rep parking lot opens 2 hours before each performance and offers guests FREE PARKING in front of the Arcade Theater. The Florida Repertory Theater is committed to ensuring the safety of its patrons, volunteers, employees and performers. Until further notice, Florida Rep is operating with enhanced health and safety measures, and current protocols are outlined on the theater’s website by clicking this link: for the 2021-2022 season are on sale now and offer the best seats at the biggest savings. Subscriptions start at $224 for 6 shows, and packages are available for all budgets and schedules. Subscriptions for 6 shows are available through the box office at 239-332-4488 or toll-free at 877-787-8053.