The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park has announced its lineup for the rest of 2013, which includes such big names as Neil Simon and Jason Robert Brown. (Not to mention a certain Frog and Toad).
Performances take place at the theater, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park. For more details, call 407-920-4034 or check out the Breakthrough Theatre page at Facebook.com.
Here are the shows:
• CABARET: Aug. 2-19. An English singer and an American writer experience the rise of Nazism in a seedy 1931 Berlin nightclub in this musical. Directed by Wade Hair and Justin Scarlat.
• THE GINGERBREAD LADY: Sept. 6-16. A gay actor throws a birthday party for a friend with an alcohol problem -- who promptly falls off the wagon in this Neil Simon plan, later adapted as the film "Only When I Laugh." Directed by Tom Larkin.
• SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD: Sept. 27-Oct. 7. Composer Jason Robert Brown's song cycle about life and the choices we make. Directed by Hair and Scarlat.
• THE TWILIGHT ZONE: Oct. 18-Nov. 4. Four more stories from the classic television series. Each segment has a different director: Larkin, Jim Cundiff, Jennifer Rea and Tabitha Rox.
• A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD: Nov . 15-Dec. 2. Whimsical musical based on the children's books about cheerful Frog and his pal, the rather grumpy Toad. Directed by Hair and Scarlat.