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Manatee Performing Arts Center

502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8660
+1 941-748-5875
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Nice Work if you can get it

Fun filled evening, great venue, strong performers and this was certainly a knee slipper... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
dssunbird62
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Sooo glad we went!

This exquisite and fairly new building is a welcome and beautiful addition to the Bradenton... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
lindiron
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White Oak, Pennsylvania
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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.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8660
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Fun filled evening, great venue, strong performers and this was certainly a knee slipper. Choreography outstanding. Unbelievable scene staging switches. A fun filled Birthday for me.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

This exquisite and fairly new building is a welcome and beautiful addition to the Bradenton community. There is ample parking, including valet, if you wish to use it.There are two stages, and performances year round. We saw a performance of Little Women, and while these...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We have season tickets to the MPAC and want to support them. Their productions are good and they deserve our support.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We have been to several shows here. The venue is pleasant and parking is easy. The shows have been quite entertaining and a lovely way to spend an evening locally. They are extremely professional and well done. They also coordinate the near by Pier 22...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I have been to several concerts at this venue. Small enough to be an intimate setting for old time rock and roll lovers like me. Typically easy to buy tickets early and get great seats. I was on the front row for one of my...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

What a hilarious and well presented musical this is, performed by some extremely talented actors who can actually sing (and dance) and are brave enough to drop their pants.

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

It is a lovely building. The sound is also good. I have enjoyed a number of plays including some school performances.

Thank Martha Ellen T
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

Lots of information for you to enjoy. The Manatee show was a great experience. Watching them eat and how much information they give is wonderful.

Thank Pansey43
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

We have attended many plays at the Arts Center and have yet to be disappointed. They have wonderful acoustics and seating, as well as terrific actors with great voices.

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

This is a nice little gem of a theater. The plays that perform here are well worth seeing. The casts handle themselves in a professional manner.

Thank Joe P
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