Gulfshore Playhouse celebrates groundbreaking on Baker Theatre and Education Center￼
Gulfshore Playhouse officially celebrated groundbreaking on its long-anticipated state-of-the-art Baker Theatre and Education Center Dec. 1.
This celebration gathered vanguard donors, city officials, and other guests to kick off the next stage of the project with speeches and performances from Broadway star Lora Lee Gayer, Nick Duckart who currently stars in the national tour of Come From Away, and music director Michael Hicks.
The event, held on the Gulfshore Playhouse Baker Theatre and Education Center site, was attended by more than 300 people. Among those in attendance were city and county officials, including Naples Mayor Teresa Heitmann, vice mayor Terry Hutchison, and county commissioner Andy Solís. Additionally, lead project donors including Patty and Jay Baker, Glenda and Rich Struthers, Sandi and Tom Moran, Joanne and Karl Wyss, Susan Regenstein, John and Carol Walter, and Patty and George Kraus were in attendance.