Enjoy the latest comedy at the Island Players theatre

Anna Maria – The comedy “Dearly Departed” will be performed by the Island Players from January 22nd through February 8th and you won’t want to miss it. Dearly Departed is a comedy set in the bible belt about the Turpin family, a group of people who prove that living, dying and dealing with it in the south can be hilarious.

Director Kelly Woodland will be working with a 12 person cast of veterans and newcomers. Returning actors include Cathy Hansel-Edgerton as Raynelle, Jeannie Hudkins as Lucille, Jennifer Eddy as Suzanne, Robin Rhodes as Marguerite, Mike Lusk as Royce and Lora Morales as Veda. The newcomers are Joseph Mammina as Junior, Jalex Scott as Delightful/Clyde, Tod Butler as Reverend Hooker/Norval, Bethany Dhennin as Nadine and Janet Raines as Juanita.

For reservations or information call the box office at 941-778-5755 or head on over to www.TheIslandPlayers.org.

The Island Players theatre is located at 10009 Gulf Drive at the corner fo Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue. Performances are taking place Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.

Over the River and Through the Woods! Anna Maria Island Players Benefit Dec 3 @ 8pm

On Tuesday, December 3rd at 8pm, the Island Players will perform “Over the River and Through the Woods” at the Island Players Theatre on Anna Maria Island.  Doors will open at 7:15 and seating opening at 7:30pm. This warm-hearted comedy presents an Italian-American family trying to prevent their son from moving to Seattle and starting a new life. Tickets to this enjoyable production are available for a mere $20 donation to the AMICCO, the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra. This benefit will help the Island Players continue to provide our island community with the live classical concerts we love.

But, don’t go to Island Players for a ticket to this entertaining evening! You can get yours, first-come, first-serve through any of the following:

  • Visit Creations by L at 5500 Marina Drive (hours Mon-Sat 10am-5pm)
  • Visit the Beach Market at Coquina Beach on Sundays from 10am to 4pm
  • Call Nancy Ambrose at 941-799-2181, 941-518-4431 or amicco@islandsandbeaches.com
  • Visit www.amicoo.org

Get your tickets now, and we will see you there!

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