Fran Thomas

Fran Thomas Fran Thomas co-authored a play when she was in fourth grade primarily so she could have the leading role. She has loved theater ever since. A transplanted Pittsburgher, she now makes her home in Southwest Florida.


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BWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway PalmBWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway Palm
Posted: Sep. 1, 2018


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BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway PalmBWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm
Posted: Oct. 14, 2017


BWW Review: HUSH UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE at The Laboratory Theater Of Florida is campy funBWW Review: HUSH UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE at The Laboratory Theater Of Florida is campy fun
Posted: Jun. 9, 2018


BWW Review: RING OF FIRE at Broadway PalmBWW Review: RING OF FIRE at Broadway Palm
Posted: May. 26, 2018


BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island PlayhouseBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse
Posted: Dec. 11, 2017


BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Broadway PalmBWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Broadway Palm
Posted: Apr. 14, 2018


BWW Review: PATRIOTIC POPS at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts HallBWW Review: PATRIOTIC POPS at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Posted: Jul. 15, 2018


BWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway PalmBWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway Palm
Posted: Sep. 1, 2018


BWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway PalmBWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway Palm
September 1, 2018

Broadway Palm kicks off its 26th season with Let's Go to the Movies, a revue created, written, directed, and choreographed by Victor Legarreta. The show is loosely organized (with 'loosely' being the operative word) into three sections: Classic Hollywood, Imagination, and Movie Musicals.

BWW Review: PATRIOTIC POPS at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts HallBWW Review: PATRIOTIC POPS at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
July 15, 2018

Performing arts organizations traditionally close up shop in these parts during the summer. Not so this year. Andrew Kurtz conducted a successful experiment as well as his Gulf Coast Symphony on July 14, 2018, at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.

BWW Review: HUSH UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE at The Laboratory Theater Of Florida is campy funBWW Review: HUSH UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE at The Laboratory Theater Of Florida is campy fun
June 9, 2018

The set is a decaying plantation. But instead of a delicate Southern belle, the leading 'lady' is a burly man in a towering platinum wig, dressed in pastel pink. Yes, you have entered the tilted world of 'Hush Up, Sweet Charlotte' at The Laboratory Theater.

BWW Review: RING OF FIRE at Broadway PalmBWW Review: RING OF FIRE at Broadway Palm
May 26, 2018

I must admit I wasn't expecting to like Ring of Fire, Broadway Palm's current production. I've never been much of a Johnny Cash fan, but I thought at least my husband would enjoy the show. I was pleasantly surprised.

BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Broadway PalmBWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Broadway Palm
April 14, 2018

Men! Can't live with 'em and can't live without 'em. That age-old story unfolds in Broadway Palm's latest production, My Fair Lady.

BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at Pine Island PlayhouseBWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at Pine Island Playhouse
March 11, 2018


BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Broadway PalmBWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Broadway Palm
February 17, 2018

In a world filled with #MeToo, it is wonderful to see a show that celebrates female power and friendships. Mamma Mia has two sets of gal pals of different generations who have each others' backs. To reinforce the message, the Prather organization chose Pace Center for Girls as the recipient of its charitable donation of the month.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island PlayhouseBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse
December 11, 2017


BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway PalmBWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm
October 14, 2017

Quadruple threat cast brings magic to Broadway Palm

BWW Review: SUMMER SING at Sidney & Berne Davis Art CenterBWW Review: SUMMER SING at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
August 30, 2017

Annual Summer Sing draws large turnout to SDBAC.

BWW Interview: Tyler Young, Sam Pudlin, Emily Burris of TARZAN at Cultural Park TheaterBWW Interview: Tyler Young, Sam Pudlin, Emily Burris of TARZAN at Cultural Park Theater
July 23, 2017

Three theater pros are at the helm of Cultural Park Theater's upcoming production of Tarzan. And the eldest is 23.

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway PalmBWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway Palm
July 1, 2017

If the stress of living in today's world is getting to you, take yourself to Broadway Palm, spit spot, where you can spend a couple hours surrounded by the magic of Mary Poppins.

BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox TheaterBWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater
April 26, 2017

Music faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College presented an eclectic concert to an audience of students, faculty, friends, and community members.