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  • The Players heats up with the announcement of their Summer Sizzler Series and Play Festival!


    This Summer, The Players Theatre heats it up with a great lineup of events beginning in June and continuing through August. The Summer Sizzler Series starts the summer off with 3 great shows consisting of 1 musical revue, 1 straight play and 1 play…about music! In June, ICONS brings your favorite musical and comedic superstars throughout […]

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  • The Players Announces its 86th Season by “Celebrating What Makes Us Unique”


    The Players Theatre is pleased to announce their 2015-2016 86th Broadway Season show lineup to begin September, 2015. This year’s theme is “Celebrating What Makes Unique” and each show gives its own personal reason to celebrate. The Players 86th Broadway Season consists of shows that have never before been produced on The Players stage in […]

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  • Kim Cool Reviews “Cabaret”!


    ‘Cabaret’ tells it like it was in pre-WWI-Berlin By Kim Cool Features Editor Venice Gondolier Sun The musical “Cabaret,” which opened last week at The Players is a good reminder of that old saying about whose who do not study history being doomed to repeat it. Set in pre-World War II Berlin, the story is […]

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  • Jay Handelman reviews “A Christmas Story”!


    “The film is now a charming musical, which gets its area premiere at The Players in a production that captures the sweetness, nostalgia and dark-tinged irony in the story of young Ralphie Parker’s dream for a Red Ryder air rifle.” says Jay Handelman(Read the full review on the Sarasota Herald Tribune website here!) Theater Review: […]

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  • The Weekend of Entertainment!


    FALL FUN FILLS THE AIR AT THE PLAYERS THEATRE WITH “THE WEEKEND OF ENTERTAINMENT” The weekend before Thanksgiving–November 21-23–will be buzzing with a fun-filled slate of exciting single performance shows. Each day will feature something different to appeal to any number of diverse palates! Friday, Nov. 21st at 7:30pm A Calyp-Soul Christmas Put a star […]

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  • Kim Cool reviews ‘The Addams Family: A New Musical’


    ‘The Addams Family’ is even better with music — and ancestors It is seriously and comedically gush-worthy   By KIM COOL Features Editor Venice Gondolier Sun From the minute finger-snapping “Thing” appeared center stage at The Players last Thursday night, I was once again captivated by Charles Addams’ wonderfully macabre cartoon characters — The Addams […]

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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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