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We are committed to being the community’s premier theater and the region’s center for cultural, educational and artistic expression. Our team works tirelessly to ensure that we deliver engaging excellence for all ages, through the talent we present, the services we offer and the experiences we create. Our goal is not just to entertain you… we want to inspire you.



42nd Street

August 11th – 28th masks
Media Producer Herald Tribune Media Group
When Broadway director Julian Marsh falls on hard times with both his health and his finances, he helms an ambitious musical as a final production before his retirement. His lead actress Dorothy Brock is torn between two loves- the show's wealthy backer, Abner Dillon, and the earnest but penniless actor Pat Denning, while aspiring young performer Peggy Sawyer waits in the wings, hoping for her big break. Rated-G
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Decades Rewind

September 3rd and 4th at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Take a trip down melody lane with Decades Rewind, featuring over 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from the most prominent decades in music history. This fully live concert experience features an 8-piece rock band and 6 brilliant rocking vocalists surrounded by rock and roll stage lighting, poignant videos of American culture, and over 100 costume changes. From Abba to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind will have you singing along and dancing in your seats on a magical rock musical extravaganza you won’t forget.
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Sylvia

September 15th – October 2nd masks
In collaboration with The Humane Society of Manatee County
Associate Producer: PETE and ME
The world of a middle-aged New York couple is turned topsy-turvy when the husband brings home an exceptionally engaging canine running loose in Central Park. Her name is Sylvia. This story is about her, the couple that takes her in, and the comedy that results. Rated-PG
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My Fair Lady

September 22nd – October 9th masks
Co-Producer Sylvia Price
Pompous professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society. His subject turns out to be the lovely Eliza Doolittle, who agrees to speech lessons to improve her job prospects. Watch as worlds and words collide with the musical that will have you leaving a true romantic. Rated-G
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