Sunday, June 16, 2019

Theater

Honors presented at Island Players banquet

Honors presented at Island Players banquet

ANNA MARIA - The oldest theater group in Manatee County held its annual banquet at the Bradenton Country Club recently with awards and recognition...
‘Present Laughter’ leaves ‘em laughing

‘Present Laughter’ leaves ‘em laughing

ANNA MARIA – The Island Players production of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” was brilliantly played with good timing and a beautiful art deco look...
‘Flea’ a funny, French farce

‘Flea’ a funny, French farce

ANNA MARIA – "A Flea in Her Ear" is a funny story written in 1907 by Frenchman Georges Feydeau and adapted by David Ives....
Expect comic mayhem at next Island Players show

Expect comic mayhem at next Island Players show

A new play is coming to the stage at The Island Players Theater this weekend. From March 7 to 24, The Island Players will...
Murder, mayhem and nostalgia on stage at The Center

Murder, mayhem and nostalgia on stage at The Center

ANNA MARIA – The Center of Anna Maria Island’s annual Murder Mystery is a favorite night out for many Islanders, but this year’s festivities...
Island players I Hate Hamlet cast

You’ll love ‘I hate Hamlet’

ANNA MARIA – Every once in a while an actor finds that perfect role, or is it the role that finds that perfect actor?...
Island Players Baggage

‘Baggage’ is a madhouse

ANNA MARIA – Over the past 70 years, the Island Players have produced some unusual plays, and “Baggage” by Sam Bobrick is among the...

Get your tickets for ‘Baggage’

ANNA MARIA – It’s a story about loves lost and one that seems impossible. The Island Players are selling tickets to “Baggage,” by Sam Bobrick,...

Weather sets mood for Island Players’ ‘Guest’

ANNA MARIA – It was a dark and stormy night as the Island Players performed “The Unexpected Guest,” a murder mystery from the pen...

Island Players celebrate 70 years of entertainment

ANNA MARIA – A piece of Island history is celebrating its roots and looking to its future and its 70th season. The Island Players spurred...
Island Players An Inspector Calls

Island Players deliver on play with moral message

ANNA MARIA – It's the final play of the season and the Island Players are ending on a high note with “An Inspector Calls.”...
Island Players cast

Last play of season this month

ANNA MARIA - The Island Players, 10009 Gulf Drive, presents “An Inspector Calls” by J.B. Priestley, directed by Heiko Knipfelberg and co-produced by The...
Island Players, The Curious Savage

Kooky comedy at Island Players

ANNA MARIA – When the curtain rises on “The Curious Savage,” by John Patrick, you have to remind yourself it’s taking place in a...
center events quilt

Murder and home tours come to Center

ANNA MARIA – Spring is on the way and so are two major events for The Center of Anna Maria Island. First up is the...

Island Players to hold second tryout

The Island Players are holding a second tryout for “The Curious Savage,” by John Patrick, on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the...