Nilo Cruzs Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Anna in the Tropics, centers on a sultry and steamy cigar factory in 1929 Tampa, Florida, where the lives of a Cuban-American family are challenged by the vices and temptations that surround them. The factory owner, Santiago, wrestles with a gambling addiction thats emboldened by his half-brother, while his daughters, unhappy in their respective relationships, long for the affection of the factorys handsome lector. Romance, lust, and jealousy collide as the family confronts the discontent in their lives, as a wave of modernization threatens to dispel the very traditions they hold dear.Directed by Marcos Santana.Written by Nilo Cruz.
News About Anna in the Tropics at Bay Street Theater
Bay Street Theater Announces Two Mini Gala Dinners In Support Of Educational Programs
June 30, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is hosting a series of summertime Mini Gala Dinners and Cocktail Receptions honoring performers, artists, and patrons of the arts, including Harris Yulin, Mercedes Ruehl, and Jules Feiffer.
Photos: ANNA IN THE TROPICS Begins This Week at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts
June 27, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has released production photos of Anna in the Tropics, the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season.
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for ANNA IN THE TROPICS at Bay Street Theater
June 07, 2022
Anna in the Tropics, the second play of the 2022 Mainstage Season, is now in rehearsal at Bay Street Theater. The 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Nilo Cruz, directed by Marcos Santana, will open at Bay Street Theater with previews starting Tuesday, June 28, and Opening Night scheduled for Saturday, July 2. Get a first look at rehearsal photos!
Bay Street Theater Kicks Off Its Summer Season with A Party
June 03, 2022
On Tuesday, May 28, 2022, Bay Street had a kickoff cocktail party celebrating the start of their Summer season! Hosted by Tracy Mitchell with creatives from bay Street's first summer Production, Windfall, Emmy nominated composer and writer of Windfall Richard Kind, and comedy legend and director Jason Alexander. Artistic Director Scott Schwartz, Board members, and patrons all gathered by the water to celebrate the return after two years of virtual or socially distanced shows. Both Scott Schwartz and Tracy Mitchell spoke at the party about the upcoming season and marked the true return to theatre at Bay Street!
Cast Announced for ANNA IN THE TROPICS at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts
May 26, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize and the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting June 28.
Mike Birbiglia to Perform at Bay Street Theater
April 13, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce comedian, storyteller, director, podcaster, producer, and actor Mike Birbiglia will join the 2022 Mainstage Season with six back-to-back nights of stand-up comedy starting Monday, July 11, through Saturday, July 16, staged in rep with Bay Street's second Mainstage show, Anna in the Tropics. Tickets are currently available exclusively to Bay Street Theater Patrons and Mainstage Subscribers, and to any new 2022 Mainstage Subscription holder.
Bay Street Theater Announces 2022 Mainstage Season
December 08, 2021
The three productions will be Windfall (May 31–June 19), a new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander; Anna in the Tropics (June 28–July 24) the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Nilo Cruz, directed by Marcos Santana; and Ragtime (August 2–28), with music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and a book by Terrence McNally, directed by Will Pomerantz.