The Rattlesnake Festival is an educational family event featuring rattlesnake and other wildlife shows, an arts and crafts village, music, bounce houses and other children’s activities, fair rides, a pumpkin patch, local talent, a food court, and more. Proceeds benefit The Thomas Promise Foundation, which provides weekend lunches to food-insecure… Read More
‘Camping with the Blues, for those who love the blues, and the freedom of not having to drive home after the party!’ Camping with the Blues is back again for its sixth year, and somehow, it just keeps getting better and better! This music festival is not just a camping… Read More
“Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program will be on view at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center from September 28 – November 9, 2019. Brooksville and the surrounding community has been expressly chosen by the Florida Humanities Council… Read More
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park are hosting their annual Haunted Tram Rides event to spook, scare, and delight every ghoul and goblin who dares to venture on the haunted tram. Pepper Creek Trail will transform at dusk into a trail… Read More
Cooter Festival’s three days of live music, carnival, 80+ vendors, and food trucks are a perfect fit at the 290-acre park in Inverness, Florida. Whispering Pines is a lush park that provides a perfect backdrop to this emerging music festival, with ample space for festivalgoers and it highlights one of… Read More
Come to Hunter Springs Park and get wet in costume to raise funds for Cayla’s Coats, a 501 c3 organization that provides lifejackets and drowning prevention education throughout Citrus County in honor of Cayla Barnes. At 4 pm, gather in costume to launch your paddlecraft (or rent one on-site)… Read More
The City of Inverness’ Festival of the Arts returns to downtown Inverness for its biggest year yet on November 2-3 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is the longest running fine art show in Citrus County with free admission and free parking. This show hosts over 100 exhibitors in… Read More
Hernando Untapped is a premier craft beer and wine tasting event! The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will host the 5th Annual Hernando Untapped: Craft Beer and Wine Festival at American Aviation Flight Academy on Helicopter Drive in Brooksville on Friday, November 15th from 6:00-10:00 pm. This event is… Read More
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Cheaper by the Dozen
September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 21, 2019
An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019
Cheaper by the Dozen, the Christopher Sergel play adapted from 1948 autobiographical book of the same name written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, will be performed at the Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida over two weekends on September 13-15 and 20-22.
First published in 1948 and still in print, the novel, Cheaper By the Dozen. is the true story of motion study experts and industrial management pioneers Frank Bunker Gilbreth (1868-1924) and Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) and their family of 12 children; it was adapted as a stage play in 1992 by Christopher Sergel.
A semi-autobiographical novel written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, published in 1948, the novel recounts the authors’ childhood lives growing up in a household of 12 children. The bestselling book was later adapted into a feature film by Twentieth Century Fox in 1950 and followed up by the sequel, Belles on Their Toes (1950), which was adapted as a 1952 film.
The title comes from one of Gilbreth’s favorite jokes, which played out in the movie, that when he and his family were out driving and stopped at a red light, a pedestrian would ask: “Hey, Mister! How come you got so many kids?” Gilbreth would pretend to ponder the question carefully, and then, just as the light turned green, would say: “Well, they come cheaper by the dozen, you know”, and drive off.
Shows are 7:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays with 2:30 pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $20, or $5 for children 13 and younger when purchased with an adult ticket. Senior admission to Sunday afternoon performances are only $15.
Admission includes coffee, tea, and dessert, available 30 minutes before each performance.
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