Productions

Production History

April 30th - May 10th, 2020 Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 3:00pm Murray Studio Theater
The most legendary nose in literature gets a makeover with this lively American adaptation of the 1897 French classic. Will Roxane fall for Christian’s dashing looks or Cyrano’s daring poetry? Find out in this timeless tale—full of wordplay and swordplay—that’s been an inspiration to writers and lovers for centuries. General admission tickets are $24. Season…
February 6th - 16th, 2020 Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 3:00pm Murray Studio Theater
When they gather to celebrate one of the couple’s tenth wedding anniversary, four couples experience a severe attack of Farce. At a large, tastefully-appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for…
October 10th - 20th, 2019 Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 3:00pm Murray Studio Theater
A dark thriller in three acts. One of Christie’s darkest tales and a masterpiece of dramatic construction, its growing sense of dread and unfaltering tension will keep you guessing to the very end. Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to…
February 14th - 24th, 2019 7:30pm Thurs, Fri, Sat and 3pm Sunday Ruth Eckerd Hall's Murray Theatre
Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been…
October 18th - 28th, 2018 7:30pm Thurs, Fri, Sat and 3pm Sunday Ruth Eckerd Hall's Murray Theatre
When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy “true crime” paperbacks, tries to get an interview with Easterman, a notorious serial killer, he has no idea what he’s walking into. First he has to get past Dr. Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields – the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that nothing…
May 17th - 26th, 2018 Thursday - Saturday @7:30pm, Sunday @ 3pm Ruth Eckerd Hall's Murray Theatre
Often described as the play where nothing happens, twice, Hat Trick Theatre presents Waiting For Godot, a surrealist masterpiece of comic desperation. Beside a tree, two men wait for a man named Godot. They’ve never met him. They don’t know when he is coming or what it is he will do to help them. But…
March 8th - 25th, 2018 Murray Theatre At Ruth Eckerd Hall
A side-splitting, pants-dropping, door-slamming farcical adventure! Georgie Leach has checked in to the nicest hotel in New York City in order to romance the woman of his dreams. Instead of true love, he’s mistakenly involved in an international terrorist attack, stolen money and a ticking time bomb. Surrounding Georgie are the rest of the guests…
October 26th - November 5th, 2017 Murray Theatre At Ruth Eckerd Hall
Hat Trick presents NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! October 26-29 and November 2-5 in the Murray Studio Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Based on the screenplay by George Romero and John Russo. Adapted and Directd by Jack Holloway. The horror masterpiece that gave birth to the zombie as we know it springs to life (and…
February 2nd - 17th, 2017 7:30pm Thursday, Friday, Staurday & 3pm Sunday Murray Theatre At Ruth Eckerd Hall
The laughs come fast and furious in Hat Trick Theatre’s hilarious farce, Lend Me A Tenor. Written by Ken Ludwig, the story takes place on the biggest night in the history of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. The world-famous tenor, Tito Merelli, is to perform his greatest role at the 10-year anniversary gala season opener.…
October 20th - 30th, 2016 Murray Theatre At Ruth Eckerd Hall
Kicking off the season is a brand new adaptation of a classic thriller – Wait Until Dark. Written by Frederick Knott and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, Wait Until Dark is the story of Susan Hendrix, a recently-blind housewife who has unwittingly come into possession of a doll filled with stolen diamonds. While her husband is…
May 19th - 29th, 2016
In this hilarious comedy that takes you in front AND behind-the-scenes, a small, scrappy New England theatre company rehearses and performs three shows at once: Hamlet, Charley’s Aunt and a new adaptation of Dracula to avoid paying royalties. What could go wrong? The actors and designers are spending their summer attempting to create Broadway-grade productions…
March 3rd - 13th, 2016 Murray Studio Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall
Hat Trick Theatre Productions presents Michael Cooneys Cash On Delivery in The Murray Studio Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall, March 3rd -13th. (No show on March 12th) This fast paced British farce concerns a con artist who has duped the welfare authorities for years by claiming every type of benefit for the innumerable people he…
October 15th - 25th, 2015 Murray Studio Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall
Hat Trick Theatre Productions presents Ira Levin’s Deathtrap: A Thriller in Two Acts in The Murray Studio Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall, October 15-25. How far would you go for success? Once-great playwright, Sidney Bruhl, is struggling to regain his glory and create another hit thriller. Unfortunately, the well has run dry – until Clifford…
April 23rd - 25th, 2015 Murray Studio at Ruth Eckerd Hall
For one weekend only, Hat Trick Theatre is taking on the Bard: 3 men, 37 plays, 97 minutes –what could go wrong? In one foul swoop (with a 15 minute intermission) our heroes will attempt to cover the comedies, tackle the tragedies, and hash out the histories of William Shakespeare. (We might even let out…
April 10th - 27th, 2014 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Two inept police officers are setting up a sting in adjoining motel rooms with the help of the city accountant. They plan to record the mayor confessing to embezzlement and recover the missing $16 million for the city. What little hope there was of success is quickly dashed when the overzealous bodyguard arrives and the…
December 19th - 22nd, 2013 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Hat Trick Theatre Productions presents Herb Gardner’s A Thousand Clowns in the Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, December 5-22. Nicki and her Uncle Murray have always been an “unconventional” family. Murray Burns is an unemployed television writer and his twelve year-old niece is one of the brightest…
October 4th - 20th, 2013 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
This comedy is a completely true and accurate account of the 1599 plague of London, written by John Heimbuch. Backstage at the Globe Playhouse while Henry V is coming to an end we see Will Kemp, a resentful clown and Francis Bacon, a wealthy lawyer pitching an idea to Shakespeare who is trying to defend…
July 7th - 23rd, 2013 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
This comical two act play starts when four office managers set off on a “business outbound team building weekend.” Everything starts off according to plan and then capsizes…literally. Their excursion turns into a sopping wet mess when the team boat hits a group of rocks and sinks to the bottom of the lake, thus leaving…
December 7th - 23rd, 2012 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Audiences often imagine that a comedy about AIDS is impossible. However, throughout all the love, death and wisecracks, Hat Trick will show you just how possible it can be. Using a perfect blend of romantic comedy, wild farce and real emotion, Jeffrey is a tribute to people who battle disease and fear with passion, humor…
October 4th - 14th, 2012 Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Ten people with dark pasts are invited to an island off the coast of England for holiday. However, the party ends quickly when the guests start dying. Someone knows all of their secrets and is picking them off one by one. You’ll have to watch the show to find out if they can figure out…
April 25th - May 12th, 2012 Studio Theatre, HCC Ybor City Tampa, FL