Animals Out Of Paper

By Rajiv Joseph

Directed by Tatiana Baccari

Shimberg Playhouse, Straz Center for the Performing Arts

As we continue to react to the pandemic in a responsible way, we have moved our production of Dr. Ride’s American Beach House and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the fall of 2020 to the fall of 2021. Passholders do not need to do anything at this time; you will be notified soon of your new dates. Our suspended production of Doubt: A Parable will resume as soon as it is safe and prudent to do so.

Please consider the purchase of a 2020–21 passes and/or make a donation to in this great time of need.

Wed., Sep. 29, 2021
  • Dr. Ride’s American Beach House - Preview
    8:00 PM | Season Tickets

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021
  • Dr. Ride’s American Beach House - Preview
    8:00 PM | Season Tickets

Fri., Oct. 1, 2021
  • Dr. Ride's American Beach House - Opening Night
    8:00 PM | Season Tickets

Sat., Oct. 2, 2021
Sun., Oct. 3, 2021

alternately wrenching and funny. It deals ruthlessly with the fragility of happiness, the tragedy of impulsiveness and the tenuousness of hope.

New York Times

What It’s About

Ilana, a world-renowned origami artist, is going through a divorce, her dog has run away, and she hasn’t answered her phone in two months. Then her intercom buzzes and in walks Andy, a fan, a high school teacher who counts his blessings. Literally — he’s up to 7,904. Andy introduces Suresh, an urban teen iPod addict and origami prodigy, into Ilana’s life, and the plot folds really get complicated. A wise and richly layered comedy/drama from the author of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.

engaging and sweetly comic.

Daily News

Hands down, the very best way you can save money on Jobsite shows is with one of our season ticket packages.

Jobsite offers special ticket discounts for group ticket sales and for special members of the community (military, seniors, etc.)

Jobsite Theater does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact us by email or phone at 813.476.7378.

Single ticket prices listed ($29.50) are base-line prices. Prices for individual performances will increase based on demand​.


Fall Casting Announced!

We’re happy to announce both casts for our fall productions! Liza Birkenmeier’s Dr. Ride’s American Beach House opens the season Oct. 1 and will feature

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Romeo & Juliet auditions

Jobsite is accepting materials for our Jan./Feb. 2022 production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. This is a 7-week contract (extendable to 8), paid bi-weekly. 

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