Get a new perspective on the familiar tale of Frankenstein from community collaboration
Published 2/27/2014 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Frankenstein's problem may have been that he didn't have good marketing. That's about to end, with "Frankenstein, a New Musical," a community production.
Review: Marco Players serve up lovely comedy in "Apartment 3A"
Published 2/14/2014 at 3:01 p.m. 0 comments
Step into the Marco Players production of "Apartment 3A." You'll be glad you did. Donald might make you some of his famous eggs. Elliot might amuse you. And Annie, well, Annie might promise to kill Big Bird. It's that kind ...
Painting the town: Marco Island's Wet Paint Live has art lovers walking the streets
Published 2/13/2014 at 11:57 a.m. 0 comments
It's official. Goodland is the most artistic corner of Marco Island. With 18 area artists spreading out all over the area for Wet Paint Live 2014 on Wednesday, seven of them chose to make the fishing village that sits outside ...
Review: Marco Players tee off for fun with "The Fox on the Fairway"
Published 1/9/2014 at 9:46 a.m. 0 comments
FORE! That's the sound of comedy roaring down the fairway on Marco Island. The Marco Players kick off 2014 with delightful, if sometimes inconsistent, take on Ken Ludwig's farce "The Fox on the Fairway." How can you possibly refuse a ...
Review: Performances highlight Marco Players "Absalom"
Published 11/7/2013 at 10:59 a.m. 0 comments
An apple tree blooms in Marco. The Marco Players opened their season with touching, twisty Zoe Kazan drama "Absalom" Wednesday. The biblical Gordian knot of a play unwinds on stage in touching fashion until the pressure-cooker of family drama explodes.
Review: Island Theater Company blames great big laughs on comedy “Beckett"
Published 11/6/2013 at 10:02 a.m. 0 comments
Make haste, all ye actors, writers, theater types and lovers of laughs. The season's second great comedy has been born down on Marco Island. Pat Berry and her cast of clever thespians at the Island Theater Company can "Blame it ...
Preview: Marco Players explore familial drama in "Absalom"
Published 11/6/2013 at 9:29 a.m. 0 comments
Beverly Dahlstrom found Zoe Kazan entirely by accident. Marco Island audiences will too. Kazan's sharp play "Absalom," about an angry father and the knotty relationship with his adult children, opens the Marco Players season this week.
'Sunrise, Sunset': Marco Island Center for the Arts heads into season with new exhibits
Published 10/10/2013 at 9:22 a.m. 0 comments
Or maybe it was "Sunset, Sunrise." Tuesday evening, The Marco Island Center for the Arts bade farewell – again – to former executive director Lynn Holley, who returned from California just for the event, and rhapsodized on the delights of ...
Joel, Santana to receive Kennedy Center Honors
Published 9/12/2013 at 3:10 p.m. 0 comments
Acclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera — Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo — will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, considered the nation's highest honor for those who influence American ...
Review: Ghostbird soars with "Miss Julie" and a lovesick Swedish crash
Published 9/12/2013 at 2:30 p.m. 0 comments
Ghostbird Theatre Company's sophomore season took flight in style Wednesday. Brittney Brady's audacious production of August Strindberg's 1888 one-act "Miss Julie" bears all the hallmarks of her avant-garde style, from white-box style to literal knife-edge emotional brutality.
Marco Island Center for the Arts buzzes with activity on a summer evening
Published 9/12/2013 at 11:43 a.m. 0 comments
There was a lot going on Tuesday evening at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. For starters, the regular "Second Tuesday" opening reception for the gallery's exhibits bore the tantalizing title "Salon de Garage," featuring a sale of artwork ...
Feel-good 'Kinky Boots' wins at feel-good Tonys
Published 6/10/2013 at 10:14 a.m. 0 comments
On a feel-good night for Broadway, it was only natural that the Tony Award go to its most feel-good musical, the joyous "Kinky Boots." But most everything about Sunday's Tony telecast was warmhearted, from inspiring speeches about the theatrical community ...
Marco Island Center for the Arts gets a colorful facelift
Published 5/20/2013 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
The art scene on Marco Island got a lot brighter this weekend. Specifically, the headquarters building of the Marco Island Center for the Arts received a makeover Saturday, with volunteers applying a splashy multi-colored paint job on the formerly white ...
Preview: Green Day musical "American Idiot" rocks Fort Myers May 16
Published 5/3/2013 at 12:38 p.m. 0 comments
Alison Morooney never thought she was a rocker. She wasn't even a huge Green Day fan before she auditioned for musical "American Idiot." More than 175 shows later, her tune has changed. Green Day's anthem to suburban ennui, finding yourself ...
Review: TheatreZone closes solid season with passionate "110 in the Shade"
Published 5/3/2013 at 5:05 a.m. 0 comments
Kudos to Mark Danni. He makes it rain for the third time out of four this year, ushering "110 in the Shade" to a successful - if a tad stormy - landing. Daytime stars Jim and Kassie DaPaiva offer sterling ...
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