Saturday, December 15, 2012
Kim Mitchell refuses to accept a final curtain, reprising her portrayal of Sister Robert Anne, of "Nunsense" musical fame, a year after winning her fight with Stage 4 colon cancer. For this Plant City Entertainment show, closing night was Dec. 15.
Tell Kim Mitchell she reminds you of Broadway legend and belter Ethel Merman and you’ve given the community theater veteran one of the best reviews she could hope for. On stage at the Plant City Entertainment Theatre, with her one-woman show, Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class, Mitchell does Merman proud. “Kim came off the stage the other night and someone told her, ‘My God, you’re like Ethel Merman,’ ” said Shirley Outen, a member of the board for Plant City Entertainment, who also happens to be Mitchell’s mother. “This woman said she loved Ethel Merman, that she saw Ethel Merman on stage, and that seeing Kim actually was like seeing Ethel Merman up on stage again. That, of course, thrilled Kim.” What thrills Kim as well – along with …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Village Players have announced their lineup of shows for the 2013 community theater season at the James McCabe Theater in Valrico.
The Village Players, currently on stage with the seasonal classic, "Miracle on 34th Street," will be returning in the new year with auditions for their March production of "Godspell." The Village Players, in residence at the James McCabe Theater in Valrico, is the oldest, continually running community theater troupe in the Greater Brandon area. Currently noted on the troupe' 2013 schedule are: ______________ For information about auditions, dates, times and ticket information, call the Village Players hotline at 813-643-8292.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Two very different theater productions on tap this weekend.
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- Kevin Brady
Friday, August 19, 2011
The play’s the thing this weekend in Brandon with two local theater companies staging productions. The Frenzie Life Theatre premieres their production of “The Children’s Hour” at The Winthrop Barn Theatre, 11349 West Bloomingdale Ave, Riverview Saturday. On the other side of town, the St. Stephen Theatre Troupe will stage “Man of La Mancha” at Nativity Catholic Church, 705 East Brandon Blvd. There are also free immunizations and physicals this weekend for school children. THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, PRESENTED BY THE FRENZIE LIFE THEATRE •When/Where: Aug. 20-21, 26-28, 8 p.m. Aug. 20, 2 p.m., Aug. 21. The Winthrop Barn Theatre, 11349 West Bloomingdale Ave, Riverview. •Why Go: Written in 1934, the drama is set in an all-girls boarding school run …