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Richey Suncoast Theatre announces series of shows

NEW PORT RICHEY

The increasingly active Richey Suncoast Theatre has announced two series of shows, three special shows and the date for the annual short film festivals at the theater at 6237 Grand Blvd.

Although the series and shows don't start until January, season and individual tickets are on sale now at the box office or by phone at (727) 842-6777. Both series are at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. All ticket prices listed are cash or check. Processing fees are added to credit card purchases.

42nd Street Big Band Concert Series

Bob Boyd, music director.

Jan. 18: "Clarinet Candy," the music of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Woody Herman, featuring David Winterhalter

Feb. 15: "Blazing Brass," the music of Harry James, Louis Armstrong and Bunny Berigen, featuring Charly Raymond

March 15: "Slide Rules," the music of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Warren Covington, featuring Russ Little

April 19: "Legendary Ladies," the music of Rosemary Clooney, Jo Stafford and Ella Fitzgerald, featuring Lorri Hafer

All four shows are $40; individual tickets, $13 cash, $15 credit card.

Doo Wop Series by the Fantastix

The series features Ed Gallaway of the Saints, Pete and Sheila Brecka of the Belairs and Patrick Deprisco of the Chimes. Shows are Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26 and May 24. Season tickets are $50. Individual tickets are $13 cash or $15 credit card.

Special shows

2:30 p.m. Feb. 12: "A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll," starring Barbara Van Eycken as Patsy Cline and Jimmy Mazz as Elvis Presley. Tickets are $24, reserved seating.

2:30 p.m. March 26: "Sounds of the Seasons: A Four Seasons Tribute Band," starring William Cintron, Mark Young, Sandy Picard, Mark McDowell and Bryan (single name). Tickets are $24, reserved seating.

2:30 p.m. April 9: "The Ultimate Rat Pack," starring Bill Stable as Frank Sinatra, Steve Roman as Sammy Davis Jr., and William Clintrin as Dean Martin. Tickets are $24, reserved seating.

7:30 p.m. April 28: The 2017 Thomas Meighan Film and Video Festival and the 36th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival. Short films by worldwide winners. Ticket prices and details to be announced soon.

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