The popular hit musical SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN opens at the Manatee Players on May 5th and plays through May 22nd. Performances are Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 including facility fee for adults and $11 including facility fee for students. Tickets may be reserved by calling 748-5875 Monday – Friday from 9-5 and one hour before curtain on performance days or on the Manatee Players’ website: www.manateeplayers.com. All performances are at 102 Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton. You remember the plot. You love the characters. You know "the song." It's no less than the stage adaptation of one of the most celebrated and beloved films of all time.
1920s Hollywood is the setting for this zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, when many a movie studio found itself scrambling to salvage the career of its chipmunk-voiced silent picture star. Area favorite Dewayne Barrett plays ‘Don Lockwood’ with Andrea Wright as ‘Kathy Seldon’. Jonah Wright plays ‘Cosmo Brown’ and Kim Betts-Gingrich plays ‘Lina Lamont’. The talented supporting cast includes Sharon Bartley, Matthew Boerner, Tahlia Byers, Noah Chinault, Rodd Dyer, Zachary Vance Hlavac, Becki Mallett, Hannah Martin, Phillip Morehouse, Joseph Rebella, Allison Rekow, Holly Rizzo, Vera Samuels, Lee Schlesinger, Emma Slotabec, Natasha Turner, Corinne Woodland, Earl Wright and Katie Zanders. The show is being directed by Rick Kerby and choreographed by Dewayne Barrett with Rick Bogner as Musical Director. To arrange interviews with cast or director, please call me at 749-1111.