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  • Kim Cool reviews ‘Breaking Out in Ives’


    “There was a rash of giggles and more Backstage at the Players Thursday for the opening night of “Breaking Out in Ives,” a collection of one-act plays by David Ives.” Kim Cool Read the Full Article below!     Laughter is contagious Backstage at the Players By Kim Cool Features Editor Venice Gondolier Sun There […]

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  • Sarasota’s Psychic Challenge on ABC 7!


    Executive Producer, Victoria Ackerman, was recently on ABC7’s Suncoast View. Check out the interview below: For more information on Sarasota’s Psychic Challenge

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  • The Glass Menagerie receives rave reviews!


    The Glass Menagerie opened this past Thursday, October 2nd to some great reviews! Read the reviews below!   “It was an especially pleasant surprise to see that this spare production, directed by Elliott Raines, not only does justice to Williams’ iconic work, but confirms the acting chops within our ample community theater pool.” Carrie Seidman […]

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  • Breaking Out In Ives Cast List is available!


    Our Backstage Season opens October 16th with this hilarious collection of six one-act short plays by David Ives. Thank you to everyone who auditioned! Directed By: Linda MacCluggage Assistants: Chuck Conlon Ann Gundersheimer Ensemble: Ross Boehringer Dianne Brin John Forsyth Adam Garrison Donna Gerdes Ronda Hewitt May Jo Johnson Gary Lee Richard LeVene Neil Levine […]

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  • Kim Cool Reviews ‘Lend Me a Tenor’


    “The one-hour first act flies by with one hilarious comedy bit after another by this top-notch cast of comedians, directed by Kyle Turoff, yet another area master of stage comedy. Double takes both physical and facial, incredible body language and more serve to wring every nuance of humor from an already funny premise” Kim Cool […]

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  • Cast Announced for The Addams Family and A Christmas Story!


    Our directors have deliberated and we are happy to announce our fantastic casts for The Addams Family and A Christmas Story. Click the images below to view the cast lists: The Addams Family and   A Christmas Story Congratulations to everyone who participated in the auditions. We appreciate your talent and invite you to audition […]

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  • The Follies Play Reading Festival 2014 Results!


    We had a lot of great plays submitted. Thank you to all who participated! Below are the winners of our 2014 Follies Play Reading Festival. These winners will be read at The 2014 Follies Play Reading event on November 22 & 23, 2014 in The Players Backstage Theatre. Play Selections: Serenity Island by Kay Poiro […]

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  • 2014 New Play Festival Winner Announced!


    We had a lot of great submissions to our 2014 New Play Festival! Congratulations to all participants! THE PLAYERS THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2014 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL WINNER Sarasota–The Players Theatre is pleased to announce the winner of their 13th annual playwright festival, Bernie Yanelli. His short play Not Our Time emerged triumphant following the week-long Players […]

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  • Brighton Celebrates Kids and Supports The Players Theatre


    Brighton’s Americana Jewelry Campaign is Designed to Empower Kids in Our Community For the third year in a row, the iconic accessory company – which over the past decade has supported charities with more than $9 million in donations – is turning its focus to making a difference in the lives of children throughout the […]

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  • Viking River Cruises Presentation


    The Players Theatre is hosting Viking River Cruises in our main lobby on August 4, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:00pm. (Complimentary wine and cheese will be served.) Reservations are required to attend the presentation. Seating is Limited. If you would like to attend, please RSVP through the button below.   EXPLORING THE WORLD IN COMFORT® Whether […]

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