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     Gulfport High School Admiral Theatre
    2018-19 Season Schedule 
    Our 23rd Year of Excellence in Educational Theatre 



    Lulu Twister  


     October 4-5, 2018

    6 PM   $5 Adults  $3 Students


    William Gleason's outrageous farce takes the Admiral Theatre stage by storm.  The Perils of Lulu is the story of a boy, a girl, and a kiss.  Among other things!  Little did Lulu Barnes know or suspect that she would be caught up in an incredible series of events while delivering a basket of goodies to her granny.  The sweet and innocent Lulu finds her journey blocked by tornadoes, Russian spies, a big fish that bites, killer bees, airplane hijackings, ocean liners that turn upside down, a 50-foot ape, extraterrestrial invaders, and heartburn!  And that's not the half of it!  This extremely fun play has been making audiences roar with laughter for years, and the actors might just be having more fun than anyone!  Big fun for audiences of all ages!



    The Boys Next Door



    December 6-7, 2018

    6 PM   $5 Adults    $3 Students


    The place is a communal residence in the city, where four mentally handicapped men live under the supervision of an earnest, but increasingly "burned out" young social worker named Jack. Norman, Lucien, Arnold, and Barry each have their own handicaps and their unique ways of living with and helping each other.  Mingled with scenes from the daily lives of these four, where "little things" sometimes become momentous (and often very funny), are moments of great poignancy when, with touching effectiveness, we are reminded that the handicapped, like the rest of us, want only to love and laugh and find some meaning and purpose in the brief time that they, like their more fortunate brothers, are allotted on this earth.  The Boys Next Door is one of the most unusual and one of the most rewarding plays to ever appear on the Admiral Theatre stage. Tom Griffin's play hits squarely on the truth of life with its constant interplays and shadings of triumphs and tears and will move the audience to an awareness of how many things in everyday life we take for granted.




    Of Mice and Men


    March 28-29, 2019

    6 PM    $5 Adults    $3 tudents


    Based on the classic novella written by John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men tells the tale of two great friends and their struggle to live the American dream.  George and Lennie have been travelling together from ranch to ranch for years, working hard to make ends meet and save enough for a place of their own.  The two are polar opposites:  George is intelligent, quick and small, while Lennie is slow-minded, childlike, and tall.  Though they are different, they care deeply about each other.  They have been dreaming for years to save enough for a little land of their own when they are both hired to a new job they believe that they may finally achieve their goal.  But trouble begins to brew when one of the bosses’ wife becomes too interested in the infatuated Lennie.  Tragic, yet beautiful, Of Mice and Men is an extremely popular play that has become a staple of American theatre.


    Thespian Society Induction Ceremony

     April 16, 2019

    6 PM   Free Admission


    The International Thespian Society is an honor society for high school theatre students.  Students earn their way into the Society by participating in high school plays. As part of the induction ceremony, the students give solo performances in monologues, musical theatre, dance, or in whatever way the inductee decides.  There have been many stunning performances through the years and it is always an evening everyone enjoys. This is a free event and a wonderful way to spend an evening.  Don't miss this entertaining and fun event.



    Doors open at 5:30 PM     6:00 PM Curtain



    Larry Hart, Director            228.896.9567            larry.hart@gulfportschools.org