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The Apple Tree

The eternal story of men and women appears at Venice Theatre with The Apple Tree.  By Kay Kipling It’s always intriguing to see something different on area stages—a piece not glimpsed before, or at least not for a very long time. Such is the case with Venice Theatre’s The Apple Tree, a trilogy of short […]


Hello, Dolly!/Anything Goes

Two classic musicals entertain local audiences. By Kay Kipling Both Sarasota’s Players Theatre and the Manatee Players have headed into September with an old warhorse of a musical: in the Players’ case, Cole Porter’s 1930s-era Anything Goes, and with the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, Jerry Herman’s 1964 perennial, Hello, Dolly! It’s a strategy that both […]