Make us your home page

Bored? Diversions abound in Pasco

Lost in the '50s: Show Palace Dinner Theatre opens This Magic Moment, a story by Matthew McGee set to the music of the 1950s and '60s, today and continues matinees and evenings through July 26 at 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95, plus tax and tip; ages 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Primo art: The Pasco Arts Council continues "A Student Sampler," featuring works by adult center students nominated by their instructors, through June 25. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The center is at 5744 Moog Road, Holiday.

Gay Pride Month films: The fourth annual LGBT film festival will be held at New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St. Films are at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday; 6 and 8 p.m. June 13; and 6, 8 and 10 p.m. June 20. Free.

Goin' to Dogpatch: Richey Suncoast Theatre will hold auditions for the musical comedy L'il Abner at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Roles are for eight men and seven women of all ages, plus chorus. Singing and dancing are required in some roles. Production dates are Sept. 10-27. Call (727) 842-6777 for details.

Sing in the sunset: Tarpon Springs Recreation Department and the Friends of Music on the Beach will hold a concert at Sunset Beach in Tarpon Springs from 7 to 9 p.m. June 11. Hot dogs, popcorn, soda and water will be for sale. Take blankets or folding chairs. Free.

Gay pride event: The Pasco Gay Pride Talent Show will be presented by LGBT Inc. from 1 to 5 p.m. June 13 at Spirit of Life Metropolitan Community Church, 4133 Thys Road, New Port Richey. Among the entertainers are Cowboy Tyler, trumpet player Dale Thien, dancer Tammie Williams and the choral group Wing of Wordship. There will be an auction at the end of the show for a limo ride and restaurant dinner, in-home body massage, cell phones and more. Admission is $5. Call Bev Mason at (727) 379-9568 to participate or donate.

Broadway salute: John Leggio's Center for the Performing Arts will present a look at favorite songs and dances from Broadway, at 7 p.m. June 19-20 and 3 p.m. June 21 at the Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. Performers are students at Leggio's center, as well as professional dancers Katie Kerwin, Stefani LaPorto, Susan Falcone and Leggio himself. Tickets are $17. Call (352) 683-8395.

Calling all actors: Auditions for the comedy Heaven Can Wait will be held at 7 p.m. June 19 and 1 p.m. June 20 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Roles are for 12 men and six women. Production dates are Sept. 10-27. Call (352) 684-1787.

Hot Coffee and Live Bait: The Readers' Theater production will be presented at 8 p.m. June 26-27 and 2 p.m. June 28 at the Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $5. Box office is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and an hour before each presentation. Call (352) 683-5113.

The Godfather's Meshuggener Comedy Wedding: This audience interactive dinner show will be performed at 4 p.m. June 28 and July 26 and 7 p.m. July 10 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Dinner and show, $49, plus tax. Call (727) 858-8588.

Bored? Diversions abound in Pasco 06/04/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 4, 2009 12:45pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours