70th Season Remembered

 

 

70th Season

Sep 2018 - May 2019

September 20 - September 30, 2018

 

 

THE UNEXPECTED GUEST

 

by Agatha Christie

 

 

Directed by Heiko Knipfelberg

 

 

 

 

 

Dame Agatha Christie, the greatest mystery writer of all time, wrote one of her best plots in this celebrated thriller. "The Unexpected Guest", with its dizzying array of twists and turns, has a brilliant climax. Don't miss this perfectly haunting and puzzling play acted and directed by some of Island Players best!

 

The tangled web of lies told by the actors reveals family secrets and chilling motives. This play is set in the south of England. 

  

 

 

THE CAST

 

Richard Warwick                Daniel Coppinger/Colin Brady

 

Laura Warwick                    Sylvia Marnie

 

Michael Starwedder         Heiko Knipfelberg

 

Miss Bennett                       Valerie Lipscomb

 

Jan Warwick                        Jeffrey Steiger

 

Mrs Warwick                       Caroline Cox

 

Henry Angell                        Colin Brady

 

Sergant  Cadwallader        Kristin Mazzitelli

 

Inspector Thomas              Daniel Coppinger

 

Julian Farrar                        Mark Shoemaker

 

 

Co-Produced by:

November 8 - November 18, 2018

 

 

BAGGAGE 

 

by Sam Bobrick

 

 

Directed by James Thaggard

 

 

 

 

Phyllis and Bradley accidentally swap suitcases at the airport, suffer a disagreeable first meeting, and then find themselves in a most unlikely friendship. While the two lonely singles may be too difficult for everyone else in the world, might they be perfect for each other?

 

The Cast:

 

Phyllis - Jennifer kwiatkowski


Bradley- Jalex Scott


Dr. Jonathan - Rick Kopp


Mitzi - Jennifer Caldwell
 

 

 

Co-Produced by:

January 10 - January 27, 2019

 

 

I HATE HAMLET 

 

by Paul Rudnick

 

 

Directed by Preston Boyd

 

 

 

Andrew’s girlfriend wants him to play Hamlet in Central Park. His agent thinks Shakespeare is “algebra on stage” and wants Andrew in L.A. for a TV series. Enter the ghost of John Barrymore - America’s greatest Hamlet - to offer supernatural guidance about art, fame, success and women. 

 

The Cast:

 

 

Felica Dantine ..... Carolyn Zaput

 

Andrew Rally ..... Caleb Allen

 

Deirde McDavey .....Katherine Dye

 

Lillian Troy ..... Caroline Cox

 

John Barrymore ..... James Thaggard

 

Gary Peter Lefkowitz ..... Brian Dewey

 

 

Co-Produced by:

March 7 - March 24, 2019

 

 

A FLEA IN HER EAR

 

by Georges Feydeau

 

New version by David Ives

 

 

 

Directed by Kelly Wynn Woodland

 

 

 

Raymonde believes her husband Victor Emmanuel has been unfaithful, so she hatches a scheme to catch him at a nearby hotel notorious for extramarital hanky-panky. The great French farce is full of mischief, mistaken identities and slamming doors in this new adaptation by David Ives.

 

The Cast:

 

Raymonde Chandebise - Nancy Denton


Lucienne Homenides de Histangua  - Judy Glynn


Victor Chandebise/Poche - Daniel Coppinger


Don Carlos Homenides de Histangua - Mark Woodland


Dr. Finache - Mike Lusk


Camille - Brannon Westfall

 

Romain Tournel - Colin Brady


Antoinette - Tiffany Baker


Baptiste - Richard LeVene


Ferraillon - Rick Kopp


Olympia - Ginger King 

 

Etienne - Michael Mongold


Rugby - Laura Morales

 

Eugenie - Jennifer Caldwell

 


 

 

 

 

 

Co-Produced by:

May 2 - May 12, 2019

 

 

PRESENT LAUGHTER

 

by Noel Coward

 

 

Directed by Mike Lusk

 

 

 

Matinée idol Garry Essendine, known for both his considerable ego and libido, is besieged by adoring ingénues, suspicious business partners, a crazed playwright, his household staff, and his not-so-ex-wife in this classic British comedy featuring secret trysts and unexpected twists.

 

The Cast:

 

      Garry......Heiko Knipfelberg

 

Liz......Judy Glynn

 

 Monica......Caroline Cox

 

Joanna......Sylvia Marnie

 

Morris......Jim Thaggard

 

Hugo.......Peter Ruscoe

 

Roland......Craig Moran

 

Daphne......Abby Deenik

 

                Lady S.......Cathy Hansel-Edgerton

 

Fred......Mike Mongold

 

   Mrs. E. ......Denise Handley

 

 

 

 

BULLSHOT CRUMMOND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A comedy in Two Acts by

Ron House, Diz White, John Neville-Andrews, Alan Shearman and Derek Cunningham,

from an idea by Ron House & Diz White

 

The Cast (in order of appearance)

 

OTTO VON BRUNNO (a German).......................................................Phill Loveless

 

LENYA VON BRUNNO (his mistress).................................................Claire Bowen

 

ALGY LONGWORT (friend of Bullshot Crummond).......................Lewis Edmunds

 

HUGH (BULLSHOT) CRUMMOND ( a hero)..................................Jonathan James

 

SALVATORE SCALICIO ( an American Gangster)..............................Phill Loveless

 

A POLICE OFFICER.........................................................................Lewis Edmunds

 

PROFESSOR FENTON.........................................................................Gabe Torrens

 

MISS ROSEMARY FENTON (the Professor’s daughter).......................Catrin Owen

 

THE WAITER...................................................................................Lewis Edmunds

 

INSPECTOR SCABBARD (of Scotland Yard)......................................Gabe Torrens

 

MAROVITCH (an evil man).................................................................Gabe Torrens

 

 

The play is set in the 1930’s.

<< New image with text >>

The Island Players, Inc.
10009 Gulf Drive
Anna Maria, Florida 34216


Phone: +1 941 778-5755+1 941 778-5755  

 

The Island Players Store

Purchase Island Players

T-shirts, tote bags, caps, and more here.

Follow Us On:

Related Sites:

Anna Maria Island

News: Links:

Review Us On:

Website problem or question?

Contact:

webmaster

Print Print | Sitemap
© The Island Players, Inc. - 1&1 IONOS MyWebsite