$100 Tier A, $60 Tier B, $45 General, ($10 discount for members – advance only)
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We’re very sorry, but the run of Anna in the Tropics is completely sold out.
Interested in other theater at The Studios? Check out Twice Told Tales Mar 6 & 7 or Repair, a work in progress by Michael Marrero Mar 12 & 19
Anna in the Tropics may be set in Ybor City (Tampa), but the story is familiar to anyone interested in Key West history. Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize winning script recounts the tradition of the lector, a person hired to read to cigar factory workers as they hand rolled cigars, in the early 1900s. Juan Julian, the play’s lector, introduces the cigar workers to Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, sparking romance and its inherent madness. Anna celebrates the cultural history of Cuban immigrants, who brought their traditions to Florida, sparking an era of sultry tropical nights shrouded in cigar smoke.
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THU FEB 27: SOLD OUT
FRI FEB 28: SOLD OUT
SAT FEB 29: SOLD OUT
Meet the Cast & Crew of Anna in the Tropics!
From left, by rows: Francesca Silva (Conchita), Nayem Cardenas-Lopez (Marela), Mira Negron (Ofelia), Daniel T. Bochlas (Juan Julian); Aramis Ikatu (Cheche), Mathias Maloff (Eliades/Palomo), Christian Haler (Santiago), Dennis Zacek (Director).
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