MCC Studio 84 Presents Drama/Comedy, Close Ties

(Bradenton, Fla., March 29, 2007) - Manatee Community College (MCC) Studio 84 Productions will present playwright Elizabeth Diggs' drama/comedy, Close Ties, at 8 p.m., April 20 and 21 in the John W. James Studio Theatre, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West, MCC Bradenton.

What to do with an aging grandmother courting senility is the decision three generations of a tightly knit but often warring family must make on a long, hot summer weekend in a cottage in the Berkshires. Family frictions and rivalries heat up as the demanding grandmother combats her failing memory in the play directed by Dean Anthony.

Cast members are Kali Blankenship, Kira Borrowdale, Moira Carroll, Molly Healy, Aaron Koch, Dayton Sinkia, Ryan Dowd Urch and Jennifer Woll.

General admission is $10. Tickets are $5 for Florida students and MCC staff. Tickets go on sale April 4 in the Neel Performing Arts Center Box Office, which is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Content does include some adult situations. For more information, call (941) 752-5252.

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