Stranger Than Fiction

The Haunting True Story of Grey Gardens Comes to the Manatee Players Stage

Given its subject matter, Grey Gardens seems natural for the Manatee Players’ “Action Through Acting” series, which partners with nonprofits to raise awareness about community issues.

09/05/2019 By Kay Kipling


Manatee Tourist Council Approves Money for Arts Center, Millennial Conference

The Manatee County Tourist Development Council voted Monday to approve a $250,000 sponsorship for the Manatee Performing Art Center and also a $7,500 sponsorship for a conference for millennials that will be held April 1-3.

02/23/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Season Preview 2013: Sarasota Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts and More

Your guide to the must-see shows, stars and special events for 2013-2014.

11/01/2013 By Kay Kipling


Best of Sarasota 2013: Arts and More

The best of Sarasota 2013: Best Sarasota arts, entertainment and more.

05/15/2013 By Megan McDonald


Theater Review: Miss Saigon

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews The Manatee Players' production of "Miss Saigon"--the first in the new Manatee Performing Arts Center.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald