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Updated: 10/11/2017 10:56:22AM

Venice Theatre volunteers help The Players

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Volunteers from The Players Centre and Venice Theatre replaced the water-soaked main stage at The Players Center the day after Irma inflicted an estimated $150,000 in damages on the theater.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Allan Kollar, producing director of Venice Theatre, volunteered to help replace the water-damaged stage at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts in Sarasota. With volunteer help from both theaters, The Players was able to open its 88th season on time.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

A volunteer screws the new stage floor in place at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts in Sarasota.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Volunteers replaced the damaged stage floor at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts so that it could open its 88th season on time.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Volunteers from the Players Center for the Performing Arts, with help from six Venice Theatre staff members, beat back the ravages of Irma at The Players Centre so it could open its season on time on Sept. 27.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE'

Volunteers from The Players Centre and Venice Theatre replaced the water-soaked main stage at The Players Center the day after Irma inflicted an estimated $150,000 in damages on the theater.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Allan Kollar, producing director of Venice Theatre, volunteered to help replace the water-damaged stage at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts in Sarasota. With volunteer help from both theaters, The Players was able to open its 88th season on time.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

A volunteer screws the new stage floor in place at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts in Sarasota.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Volunteers replaced the damaged stage floor at The Players Centre for the Performing Arts so that it could open its 88th season on time.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE PLAYERS CENTRE

Volunteers from the Players Center for the Performing Arts, with help from six Venice Theatre staff members, beat back the ravages of Irma at The Players Centre so it could open its season on time on Sept. 27.

By KIM COOL

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Despite Irma, a cadre of volunteers, including six from Venice Theatre, made sure The Players Centre for Performing Arts in Sarasota was able to open its 88th season on schedule.

“Assessing our immediate needs, we don’t have time to wait for insurance companies to file a claim,” said Michelle Bianchi, managing director/CEO of The Players Centre. “We are in dire need of flooring, subflooring and money to pay for it all.”

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