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“A New Gem in Bradenton”
Review of Manatee Performing Arts Center - MOVED

Manatee Performing Arts Center
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Owner description: Award-Winning state of the art facility offering a full season of productions, events, concerts, comedy and more. The Manatee Performing Arts Center features two theaters, rehearsal and classroom space and public rental spaces. A unique venue in which to see a show, or to host your own event! Our mission: "To represent, enrich and stimulate people through the art of live theatre by providing entertainment, education and an artistic outlet. The Manatee Players and its performance venue serve as a significant cultural, educational and economic resource for the Florida Gulf Coast region."
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We attended Miss Siagon last evening; the first show in the NEW theater! What a wonderful cast and wonderful performance. It is very difficult to single out the 'best' performer. Kim & the Engineer were exceptional; followed by another three or four who were 'tops'. This theater group has had a great reputation in the 'old' venue. With the new theater, Bradenton is very fortunate. To the cast & support, job-well-done with Miss Siagon. On a negative note; do whatever it takes to shorten the "men & ladies" lines during the intermisson!

Thank IslandSunAMI
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Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is like home entertainment, a comfortable, part of the scene (but you don't really have to say or do anything) place. It is just what the real Florida is all about, and is special.

2  Thank noralyn
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

My husband and I try to spend 2 weeks in Sarasota every December and for our anniversary. This year we bought the dinner and theatre pkg. from the Manatee Players website. It was absolutely wonderful. The dinner was at Pier 22, then we walked cross the street to the theatre and saw Plaid Tidings. You couldn't ask for a more enjoyable evening. Dinner was excellent, we sat out on the deck overlooking the bay, and the theatre group was exceptional. A must see. We plan on doing this again next year.

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Great plays with super talent! Most of the talent is from the local schools. These kids are unbelievable. It is affordable and a charming location.

Thank BaileyBoy007
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

My prize possession each year is my sesason ticket to the Manatee Players Theatre. They present great shows and the actors and actresses all seem to be enjoying themselves as they are performing for us. After eating at Pier 22, Manatee Players is just across the street. There is a deal where you may buy dinner and see the show all for one price. If you enjoy stage shows, you will love Manatee Players Theatre's presentations.

Thank Edie481
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