The Adventures of Anne Bonny
Written by and Featuring: Ann Megna
One Show Only: March 9
Ann Megna takes us on a historical journey visiting the life of one of the most famous and feared female pirates of the Caribbean.
Anne Bonny was born in 1697 in County Cork, Ireland. As a young women, she joined the ranks of Calico Jack Rackham and other famous pirates who pillaged and roamed the open seas.
Ann Megna most recently had the role of Stage Manager for Visiting Mr. Green with The Marco Players.
She recently moved to Naples from Naperville, Illinois.
While in the Chicago area Ann performed with Summer Place Theater where she played Truvy in Streel Magnolias. At the Baliwick Theater in Chicago Ann performed as Nina Darin in The Bobby Darin Story, Mrs. Demoulin in Human Wishes and Bim in What Where. Ann also performed with the Irish Heritage Players in Chicago as Kate in The Lost Years. She played Gilliam in To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday at the Theater of Western Springs and performed with The Players Workshop at Second City in Chicago.
Prior to her time in the Chicago, Ann Played many roles over the years in dinner theater in the Washington, D. C. area. She has also played Sharon in Finnian’s Rainbow, Norah Muldoon in Antie Mame, Arabelle in The Barrets of Wimpole Street and Sally Bothroyd in Lloyd George Knew My Father with the Little Theater of Alexandria in Virginia.
Ann traveled with a Children’s Theater group, did voice over work and acted in film and television commercials. She studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC, the Folger Shakespear Theater, Catholic University, Second City and has taught improvisational theater and acting.
Ann’s philosophy is that an actor should be knowledgeable in all aspects of theater and has worked, at one time or another, in all areas of the theater, from directing to set construction.
Dr. Megna is a psychotherapist and hopes to be opening a private practice in the Marco area in the near future.