The Manatee Players’ production of BRIGADOON opens in Stone Hall at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on Thursday January 8 and plays through Sunday January 25, 2015.
Performances of BRIGADOON are Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $27-$37 including facility fee for adults, $15-$18 including facility fee for teachers and $13-$16 including facility fee for students. Tickets may be reserved by calling 941-748-5875 Monday – Friday from 10-5, Saturday 10-2 and one hour before curtain on performance days or on the Manatee Players’ website: www.manateeperformingartscenter.com. All performances are at the Manatee Performing Arts Center at 502 3rd Avenue West Bradenton, FL.…..
This Scottish fantasy about a town that disappears into the Highland mist and returns for only one day every one hundred years includes “Waitin’ for My Dearie”, “I’ll Go Home with Bonnie Jean”, “Come to Me, Bend to Me”, “Almost Like Being in Love”, “There But for You Go I”, “The Heather on the Hill” and “My Mother’s Weddin’ Day.” This is a tribute to simplicity, true love and goodness, which is hidden from the ordinary traveler.
The show features Bill Shideler, Lindsay Yarbrough, Jason Moore and Noelia Altamirano. The large singing and dancing ensemble includes Kris Thoreson, Sophia Masterson, Hunter Brown, Cole Kornell, Kevin Kalley, Alex Topp, Rachel Gross, Megan Dunn Cox, Alexa DiTaranto, Mark Eichorn, Joshua Van Dyke, Bradley Keville, Craig Engle, Dan Wuethrich, Liam McGuire, Cheryl Gutner, Alexandra Mackey, Madeline Cashen, Danielle Grutzner, Patty McGuire and Nancy Brining. The show is directed by Steve Dawson with G. Frank Meekins as musical director. Dances are choreographed by Cynthia Ashford.
Opening on Thursday January 15 in the intimate Bradenton Kiwanis Theater is the Norm Foster comedy THE FOURSOME. Four college chums, home for their college reunion, hook up for a round of golf and share their successes and failures. A warm, funny play which takes place entirely on the eighteen tees of a golf course. The play runs through Sunday February 1.
Performances of THE FOURSOME are Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $26 including facility fee for adults, $15 including facility fee for teachers and $13 including facility fee for students. Tickets may be reserved by calling 941-748-5875 Monday – Friday from 10-5, Saturday 10-2 and one hour before curtain on performance days or on the Manatee Performing Arts Center’s website: www.manateeperforming artscenter.com. All performances are in the intimate Bradenton Kiwanis Theater at the Manatee Performing Arts Center, 502 3rd Avenue West in Bradenton, FL.
The comedy features Carl MacMichael, Colin Brady, Tal Reeve and Alex Beach. The show is directed by James Thaggard.
The Manatee Players is a non-profit community theater located in downtown Bradenton, Florida. Our Mission is to represent, enrich and stimulate people through the art of live theatre by providing entertainment, education and an artistic outlet. The Manatee Players and its performance venue serve as a significant cultural, educational and economic resource for the Florida Gulf region.