Manatee Players to Present GREASE, 9/12-29
The Tony Award winning musical GREASE cruises onto the Manatee Players' stage as the first full theatrical season continues at the Manatee Performing Arts Center! The show opens on September 12 and runs through September 29.
Performances are Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. And Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $26-$36 including facility fee for adults, $15 including facility fee for teachers and $13 including facility fee for students. Tickets may be reserved by calling 941-748-5875 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 the Manatee Performing Arts Center at 502 3rd Avenue West in downtown Bradenton.
Bryce Frase and Emma Slotabec lead the merriment as Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski. The Rydell High gang also includes William Hellem as Kenickie, Rachael Henry as Frenchy, Paul Hernandez as Roger, Ashley Cronkhite as Jan, Steven Drake as Doody, Briana Lutzi as Marty, Joseph Rebella as Sonny, Jalbelly "Bella" Guzman as Cha- Cha, Jacob Brown as Johnny Casino, Nick Drivas as Teen Angel, Tara Collandra as Patty Simcox, Nicholas Kim as Eugene, Dawn Burns as Miss Lynch and Meredith Garofalo as Rizzo. The ensemble includes Brandon Gutzman Ortiz, J.D. Carter, Killam "Tyler" Johnson, Tahj Porter, Nicholas Braxton-Cox, Jean-Rodny Lallemnd, Carlen Dickerson, Sabrina Bowen, Carly Baker, Chanel Cotton, Emily Arthur, Jessica O'Dell, Emma Diner, Miranda Wolf, Sarah Martin and Julia Oak.
The show is being directed and choreographed by JaRed Walker with Michelle Neal as musical director.