The CWP Black Box

2018-2019 Season

With a 2018-2019 Season Pass purchase, you can see any or all of The CWP Black Box season shows below or you can also buy individual tickets.

Ticket Prices: $12 GENERAL ADMISSION


9-PAK [All Shows]: $75



A Moon for the Misbegotten
by Eugene O’Neill
Classic Drama
Fri, Sat November 9-10, 2018 at 8:00 pm Sun November 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Fri, Sat November 16-17, 2018 at 8:00 pm
A Moon for the Misbegotten brings James “Jamie” Tyrone, Jr. to the home of his tenant farmer, Mike Hogan, a salty Irish geezer. There, he encounters Hogan’s voluptuous, daughter, Josie. During one moonlit night, as the lovestruck Josie seems to claim him as her own, the truculent, drunken Jamie drowns in a wave of self-pity and remorse. When dawn comes, the moon is gone and so is the man, leaving Josie with a new challenge to her dauntless spirit.

A Christmas Cannoli
by Joe Pauly
Holiday Comedy (Staged Reading)
Fri, Sat November 23-24, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Sun November 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm
In this hilarious comedy take on the story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, the classic Charles Dickens characters become an over-the-top, colorful collection of mobsters. You’ve never seen a funnier adaptation of A Christmas Carol! Fuhgettaboutit!

Play It By Ear
by We Can’t Tell You
Experimental Comedy (Staged Reading) Fri, Sat January 4-5, 2019 at 8:00 pm
What happens when a group of actors takes to the stage to perform a staged reading of a secret comedy play? Our actors will have NO advance knowledge of the play! The title of the play will be kept TOP SECRET until the actors are handed their scripts at curtain time. Various props and costume pieces will be placed on stage for their use, and the actors must perform the entire play ON THE SPOT. A wild laugh riot not to be missed!

by Various Local 3rd-7th Graders
Comedy/Drama (Staged Reading)
Fri, Sat February 8-9, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sun February 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Our fun and popular KidSpeak Youth Playwriting Competition and Production offers local young people the opportunity to write, direct and produce their own original short plays, performed as a staged reading by an adult cast. Travel into the imaginations of our winning playwrights!

My Big Fat Rowdy Irish Funeral
By Jim Russell and Tiger von Pagel Comedy Musical Revue
Fri, Sat March 15-16, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Join the mourners at an Irish funeral (in a pub) for a poor fellow named Paddy who met his maker. You’ll never be quite the same after participating a real Irish wake! The show is a raucous musical comedy revue featuring funny eulogies, colorful Irish characters, surprises, outrageous emotional breakdowns, drunken confrontations, drinking songs and more! The perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend!

Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron
Comedy/Drama (Staged Reading)
Fri, Sat May 17-18, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sun May 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Fri, Sat May 24-25, 2019 at 8:00 pm
A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black.

Karaoke Roulette
by Various Artists
Experimental Concert Event
Fri, Sat July 5-6, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Can you stump the singers? Come to our unique and hilarious karaoke concert event and put songs in a hat that you want to hear our cast perform. If they can’t perform whatever song they draw, on the spot without any practice, they have to earn a “pass” by performing a stupid human trick! Sure to be a night full of fantastic singing performances, laughter, and some unforgettable stupid human tricks!

A Doll’s House
by Henrik Ibsen
Classic Drama
Fri, Sat August 9-10, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sun August 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Fri, Sat August 16-17, 2019 at 8:00 pm
This epochal drama of marriage and the individual portrays a controlling husband, and his wife, a submissive young woman who, when their idealized home life collapses, comes to the realization that she must finally close the door on her husband, children, and life in “a doll’s house” in order to find and live as her true self.

Carrollwood Players is proud to offer theatre for all with the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.

Since 2018, Carrollwood Players Theatre has been awarded more than $30,000 in cultural development funding by Hillsborough County.

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Ticket Prices

Non Musical Ticket Prices

$24 adults under 62
$21 seniors (age 62+)
$21 students, military (with I.D.)
$20 groups of ten or more tickets purchased in same transaction for same performance

Musical Ticket Prices

$28 adults under 62
$25 seniors (age 62+)
$25 students, military (with I.D.)
$24 groups of ten or more tickets purchased in same transaction for same performance

Black Box Ticket Prices

$15 all ages

Seating and Box Office Information

Curtain times are generally 8:00 P.M. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 P.M. on Sundays.

All seating is general admission, unless otherwise advised.


About Carrollwood Players

Carrollwood Players, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

A copy of the official registration and financial information my be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state.

Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

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