The Three Musketeers, the comedy!

Sunday Matinee anyone? The comedy, Three Musketeers!

Alexandre Dumas’ timeless classic, The Three Musketeers, comes to life in this new, fast-paced, action-packed adaptation written by Joe Winskye and Bianca Badia of Hat Trick Theatre. Three legendary swordsmen are joined by a would-be hero as they cross swords and match wits with Cardinal Richelieu and his men. This new spin on a classic tale of intrigue, romance and adventure is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

The Murray Theatre

The Murray Theatre

Want a fun and relaxing Sunday afternoon activity?  Do you live in the Tampabay, Clearwater, Florida area?  Then why not check out the what is going on at the Murray Theatre?

Did you know Ruth Eckerd Hall has a resident theater company?

They do! Hat Trick Theater Productions and they are kicking off their second year at Ruth Eckerd Hall with three must-see performances. Including the Three Musketeers!  Live theater at it’s best!

What did she look like?

One of the funniest lines in the production was asked of the young D’Artagnan, “What did she look like?”  But, I’m not going to spoil the play for you!  (They have performances through the end of May!)  The play is full of funny quips and is fast paced.  

Run D’Artagnan, run!

Leading into the intermission, the young D’Artagnan was tasked to run across France on a secret mission!  And so,  he ran, and ran and ran, all the way through intermission! Yes, the whole 15 minutes!  Now that is a long way to go for a joke!  

Me, being the clown I am, told him, “if your legs are getting tired D’Artagnan, you can have one of mine!”  (Amputee joke!)

Yes, the Murray Theatre is handicap accessible!

The Murray Theatre is located on the ground floor of Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.  The seating is stadium style with wheelchair parking, up front and personal. Going up a level or two, there are sturdy railings to guide your way.  

Thanks, Volunteer ushers!

The volunteer ushers make sure that everyone finds the perfect seat for the show.  They are always courteous and eager to help and deserve a special thank you for doing a spectacular job! 

Let me share with you the most important thing I have discovered.  Where ever you go, whatever you see, share it with others!  Don’t be afraid to stop and smell the roses, to share a smile with a stranger, a meal with friends and build memories together that will last a lifetime!

All photographs in this post were taken by the author, Bill McQueen, amateur photographer, food enthusiast and sometimes traveler.

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