The Manatee Players' Broadway Boot Camp, a program designed to offer young actors an opportunity to participate in a complete theatrical experience, culminates this year with a presentation of the popular musical "Pippin."
A cast of more than 60 youths will be on the Manatee Players' stage for four performances starting Friday. Originally performed on Broadway in 1972 and directed by Bob Fosse, "Pippin" tells the tale of the young titular prince who longed to discover the secret of true happiness.
Details: 7 p.m. July 27-28, 2 p.m. July 28-29, Manatee Players, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Tickets: 7 p.m. performances are $25 (adults), $11 (students); 2 p.m. performances are $15 (adults), $10 (students). Information: 941-748-5875 or www.manateeplayers.com.