Regional Premiere of The Bridges of Madison County coming to
Manatee Performing Arts Center
(FEBRUARY 9th – FEBRUARY 26th)
The Bridges of Madison County, one of the most romantic stories ever written, is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical. This stunning new production features gorgeous, soulful music by Tony Award-Winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years) that draws upon the rich textures of Americana and folk and the sweeping, expressive balladry of classic Broadway. The Daily News hails it as “one of Broadway’s best scores in the last decade.” with a book by Pulitzer Prize Winner Marcia Norman (The Secret Garden, The Color Purple). The production is Directed by Kathy Pingel, Music Directed by Thomas Guthrie, Choreographed by Vanessa Russo. Featuring Set Design by Donna Buckalter, Lighting Design by Ryan E. Finzelber, Costume Design by Becky Evans and Stage Management by Tiffany Smith.
Based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, The Bridges of Madison County tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert Kincaid. It’s an unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more.
Cast features: Dianne Dawson, Chip Dugan, Cory Woomert, Griffyn Holcomb, Victoria Gross, Catherine Austin, David Addis, Michelle Anaya, Brian Craft, Cody Longhitano, Bradley Keville, Carla Austin, Lindsey Yarbrough, Michelle Northcraft and Brenna Griffith
Tickets available by calling the Box Office at (941) 748-5875 or online at ManateePerformingArtsCenter.com
Student and teacher discounts are available.
All performances will be held at Manatee Performing Arts Center in Stone Hall Theater.
Tickets range from $27 – $37 and are subject to change according to availability.