Broadway Palm announces leadership changes

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Broadway Palm has announced the promotion of four longstanding team members within the organization. Kathy Bernier, Elizabeth Collins, Maureen Green-Prather, and Ann Marie Yeager, have been promoted to the executive leadership team. All four have been an integral part of the theatres’ operations over the years.

Kathy Bernier

Kathy Bernier has been named director of sales and marketing and will oversee the team’s sales and marketing initiatives. Bernier came to Broadway Palm in 2005 after a 20-year career at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Illinois. At Broadway Palm, her positions have included group sales director, food and beverage director, sales manager, and special events manager. Bernier’s long-standing relationships with the theatre’s customers and her knowledge of general operations have been an important part of Broadway Palm’s success.

Elizabeth Collins

Elizabeth Collins has been promoted to sales and marketing manager. Collins started at the theatre in 2007 as a hostess and worked in the box office while attending FGCU. In 2014, she graduated with her degree in resort and hospitality management and was promoted to service manager and later transitioned into sales and marketing. In her new role, Collins will be responsible for implementing the theatre’s sales and marketing plans, public relations initiatives, publicity/promotional events, social media, and the theatre’s website.

Maureen Green Prather

Maureen Green-Prather has been named president of Broadway Palm and will oversee the theatre’s community relations and overall business development. Green-Prather has strong relationships in the Southwest Florida community serving on numerous committees, chairing philanthropic events, and lending her expertise to various boards.

Ann Marie Yeager

Ann Marie Yeager has been promoted to director of operations managing the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, service, and maintenance departments. Yeager, who recently celebrated her 21st year with Broadway Palm, has decades of food and beverage experience. She has worked hand in hand with the management team in implementing and executing policies and procedures and maintaining the exceptional customer service Broadway Palm is known for.

Owner and executive producer Will Prather said, “These individuals have been incredibly valuable to me and my company over the years. I am confident in this new leadership team and look forward to the future of Broadway Palm and our continued growth and success.”

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, located at 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers, opened in October of 1993. The theatre operates year-round, employs over 150 people, has produced 225 main stage productions, and has entertained more than 4 million customers to date. For more information on Broadway Palm visit


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