Preview

A Full Slate for Manatee Players' 2017-18 Season

Musicals and dramas both appear in the upcoming season, on two stages.

05/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Shutterstock.com

Review

Review: Manatee Players' Assassins

Tackling tough subject material with this Stephen Sondheim musical.

10/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

Review

Manatee Players Score with Season-closing Phantom

The Maury Yeston-Arthur Kopit version of this famous story delivers the right emotions.

04/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Manatee Players' Chess

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this seldom-seen Cold War musical.

02/12/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Manatee Players' A Chorus Line

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the beloved dance musical.

01/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Manatee Players' The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this funny, touching musical.

10/30/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' The Secret Garden

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this musical adaptation of the classic tale.

09/18/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Cats

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the beloved musical.

08/14/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Spamalot

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the Monty Python musical.

05/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Jesus Christ Superstar

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this rock musical with staying power.

03/20/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Into the Woods

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Sondheim musical.

02/17/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Brigadoon

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this classic Lerner-Loewe musical.

01/09/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Manatee Players' Meet Me in St. Louis

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this holiday hit.

12/05/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/01/2014 By Hannah Wallace

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The Manatee Players' Godspell

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this musical nod to the New Testament.

10/31/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Manatee Players' Dames at Sea

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this light-hearted spoof of early Hollywood musicals.

09/12/2014 By Kay Kipling

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The Manatee Players' Tarzan

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this high-flying production of the Disney musical.

08/13/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Theater Review: The Manatee Players' "My One and Only"

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the Manatee Players' "My One and Only."

05/02/2014 By Kay Kipling