Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players

The Players Theatre of Sarasota's production of VIOLET opens tonight, February 12, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

This award-winning musical is set in the racially charged south in the 1960's. Based on the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim," by Doris Betts, VIOLET is about a disfigured girl who embarks on a journey to be healed. It is the winner of the Drama Critics Award, Lucille Lortel Award as Best Musical, and was recently revived on Broadway.

The production stars Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft and Michael Mendez.

The cast also includes Hannah Beatt, Allen Kretschmar, Chris Caswell, Derek Dutcher, Alyssa Goudy, Helen Holliday, Phyllis Banks, Zachary Lutz, Ren Pearson and Tonya Richardson.

The creative team includes: Bob Trisolini (Co-Director), Pamela Wiley (Co-Director), Rick Bogner (Music Director)

Tickets are available now at www.theplayers.org.

Photo Credit: Don Daly

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Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Brian Craft, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Brian Craft, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Phyllis Banks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Brian Craft

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Helen Holliday, Alyssa Goudy, Chris Caswell

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks, Michael Mendez, Brian Craft

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Hannah Beatt

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Brian Craft

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks, Derek Dutcher, Helen Holliday, Phyllis Banks, Alyssa Goudy, Michael Mendez, Tanya Richardson, Ren Pearson

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Helen Holliday, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Ren Pearson, Hannah Beatt, Chris Caswell, Zachary Lutz

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks, Michael Mendez

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Phyllis Banks, Michael Mendez

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Helen Holliday

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Hannah Beatt, Allen Kretschmar

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Hannah Beatt, Allen Kretschmar

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Hannah Beatt, Helen Holliday

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Alyssa Goudy

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks, Michael Mendez

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Brian Craft, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Alyssa Goudy

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Phyllis Banks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Michael Mendez, Brian Craft, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Diana Campbell, Derek Dutcher, Chris Caswell, Phyllis Banks, Joy Campbell

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Phyllis Banks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Phyllis Banks, Joy Campbell

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Allen Kretschmar, Hannah Beatt

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Chris Caswell, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Allen Kretschmar, Kathryn Parks

Photo Flash: First Look at VIOLET, Starring Kathryn Parks, Brian Craft & Michael Mendez at Sarasota Players
Kathryn Parks, Michael Mendez, Tonya Richardson, Phyllis Banks



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