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Behind the Scenes: Live music adds soul to a show

Pre-recorded tracks dampen enthusiasm for the shows on stage… Read more »

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Theater Review: A lively and colorful 'Cats' at Manatee Players

Actors sing and dance their personality-driven stories as if they’re really cats ready to pounce… Read more »

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'Cats' slinks back to the stage at Manatee Players

Dewayne Barrett stages his fifth production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running hit… Read more »

Area theaters stay busy this summer

Nearly two dozen plays, musicals and cabaret shows planned during a once-slow season… Read more »

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Theater Review: Lots of laughs with 'Monty Python's Spamalot'

Manatee Players end season on a funny note…. Read more »

Manatee Players' leader wins national award

Rick Kerby to be honored this summer by the American Association of Community Theatre… Read more »

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Manatee Players explores love, dating and marriage in 'I Love You'

Musical tracks relationships from first date to old age… Read more »

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Theater Review: An intense 'Superstar' opens at Manatee Players

Bill Shideler and Kristofer Geddie in classic rock opera … Read more »

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'Superstar' revived by Manatee Players in time for Easter

Bill Shideler stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera… Read more »

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Behind the Scenes: A display of community in the theater

Other theaters pitch in when a colleague falls ill…. Read more »

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Theater Review: 'Agnes of God' provides some drama at Manatee Players

Despite some lost lines, intimate production makes its case…. Read more »

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Theater Review: 'Agnes of God' provides some drama at Manatee Players

Despite some lost lines, intimate production makes its case…. Read more »

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'Agnes of God' raises questions of faith and memory at Manatee Players

A nun faces shocking accusations in John Pielmeier’s drama in the Kiwanis Studio Theatre… Read more »

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'Agnes of God' raises questions of faith and memory at Manatee Players

A nun faces shocking accusations in John Pielmeier’s drama in the Kiwanis Studio Theatre… Read more »

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Theater Review: Manatee Players take you on a magical trip 'Into the Woods'

Theater troupe shines with its latest Sondheim musical… Read more »