By Patrice Shields
Join The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs for a big Italian style performance with the comedic musical hit “Mama Cooks It Up,” Saturday, April 9, 7:30pm at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs (CPABS.) The CPABS’ Hinman Auditorium will transport you to “Mama’s Restaurant” where you will watch the entertaining chaotic dynamics of an Italian family restaurant as a virtual “tableside” audience.
This fun show delivers loads of laughs and packs the two-hour performance with audience interaction and toe tapping numbers! As a virtual guest at Mama’s restaurant you will laugh out loud and sing along to cherished Neapolitan favorite songs including Volare, That’s Amore, Mambo Italiano, Pepino The Italian Mouse and many more. You can almost smell Gnocchi as you fall in love with “Mama” and the family that works along side her. So tuck your white napkin in your shirt collar, then sit back and enjoy this heart-warming show will have you laughing for days.
Tickets for “Mama Cooks It Up,” are $45 for Premium Seats, $40 for Center Seats and $35 for Side Seats. Tickets for “Mama Cooks It Up” can be purchased on-line at http://www.artcenterbonita.org or by calling the Center for the Arts at 239-495-8989.
Those who join the Centers for the Arts for the first before time as an individual member receive two VIP tickets to a select Live at the Center performance including “Mama Cooks It Up.” The Centers for the Arts offers this benefit for first time members for select performances. This offer is valid through May 31, 2016.
The Centers for the Arts offers a full performance series including “Tuesday Art Talks,” April 5, 7:00pm, “Helios Swingtet Big Band Orchestra,” April 15, 8:00pm, “Patchouli & Terra Guitar: The Landscape of Guitar,” April 22, 8:00pm and “Films for Film Lovers” foreign and independent film series on Monday evenings. Tickets for all of the events listed can be purchased at http://www.artcenterbonita.org or by calling the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs at 239-495-8989.
IF YOU GO:
WHO: The Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs
WHAT: Mama Cooks It Up – An Italian Musical
WHERE: Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2016; 7:30pm
COST: Tickets: $45 Premium Seats, $40 Center Seats, $35 Side Seats