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Things to do around Hernando County

This week

Anne Frank remembered: Springstead High drama and choral departments will present Yours, Anne, a musical adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank, at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets $10 for adults, $6 for students. All seats reserved. Buy tickets online at springsteadtheatre.com or call (352) 476-9086.

For the troops: "Playing for the Troops" will be at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Brookridge clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. The event will include slapstick comedy, a USO-style show featuring more than 10 song and dance acts, a Bob Hope look-alike contest and door prizes. Free. Donations will be collected to benefit Brookridge residents Maxine and Ed Kolbe's efforts to pack and ship packages to troops overseas. For information, call (352) 597-1113.

Big band fun: A dinner-dance featuring the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be Sunday at the Hideaway, 247 Hallcrest Ave., Spring Hill. Doors open at 1 p.m., a buffet dinner will be at 1:30 with dancing 2 to 5 p.m. A cash bar will be available. Cost is $15.98 per person. Reservations required. (352) 666-1416 or (352) 596-9486.

Quick trips

Fourteen "I Do's": Show Palace Dinner Theatre presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers matinees and evenings through Feb. 21 at the theater, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95, plus tax and tip; 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45. Call toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Brutally entertaining: Hat Trick Theatre Productions continues the comedy A Completely Inaccurate Chronology of Violence in Entertainment at the Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15 reserved seating, $9 general admission. The center is at 13551 Hays Road, Hudson, on the Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High campus. Call (727) 857-2604 or visit ed-pac.org.

Lots of laughs: Ray Cooney's farce Funny Money continues at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16 for adults, $8 for children. The box office is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday and an hour before each performance. Call (727) 842-6777.

Look ahead

Celebrating horns: The Light Night Brass Tribute Show will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The concert celebrates America's greatest horn bands, including Chicago; Earth, Wind and Fire; Tower of Power; and Blood, Sweat and Tears. The concert benefits Springstead High's choral program. Tickets are reserved — $12 orchestra seats, $10 general seating. Buy tickets online at spring steadtheatre.com or call (352) 797-7010, ext. 221, or (352) 476-9086.

Curtain call

Shadow Box: Auditions for the prize-winning drama about the process of dying, The Shadow Box, will be at 7 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Saturday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. There are roles for three men and three women, all in the age range of mid 40s to mid 60s; an offstage interviewer, which can be male or female with a well-modulated, unaccented voice; and one boy, age 14 to 17. The play contains adult language. Directed by Saul Liebner. Performance dates are weekends in the Forum, April 8-18. Call (352) 683-5113.

Things to do around Hernando County 01/28/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 28, 2010 3:33pm]
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