Based on the erotic novel of the same name, David Ives’ play explores the lines between seduction and power in this behind-the-scenes look at an audition. Sexually explicit content. Adult discretion advised.$29 Adult | $15 College | $13 YouthTues. - Sat. at 8 p.m.Sun. at 2 p.m.Mon. no showhttps://venicestage.com/portfolio/venus-in-fur/#tab-3-1See More
August 2, 2015 at 7:30pm to August 3, 2015 at 7:30pm
Sunday, August 2 and Monday, August 3, 20157:30pm at Venice TheatreAuditions for both shows:Exit LaughingBy Paul ElliotShow dates: Sept. 29 – Oct. 18, 2015If your highlight of the week for the past 30 years has been bridge with the "girls," what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you're Connie, Leona and Millie, you dare to "borrow" the ashes from the funeral home for one last card game. What happens next becomes the wildest, craziest, most hilarious night of your…See More
July 23, 2015 to August 9, 2015Thursday-Saturday 8:00 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.Book by John Michael Tebelak Music and New Lyrics by Stephen SchwartzConceived and Originally Directed by John Michael TebelakBased on the Gospel According to St. MatthewPrepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love. Stephen Schwartz’s pop-rock, folk-infused songs include “Day by Day,” “It’s All for the Best,” “Turn Back, Oh Man,” and “All Good Gifts.”Adult $25, Child (pre-K to 12th)…See More
Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. throughSunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Enjoy the art of cabaret in its purest form! Our area's hottest talent returns to entertain you with a variety of music and comedy in a nightclub setting.18 different shows to choose from: read moreAll tickets $15See More
Thursday-Saturday, June 4-6 at 7:00 pm andSunday, June 7 at 2:00 pmWritten by Jan Wallace and Becky HolahanThis year’s Loveland Follies production, Something Wonderful! is a special tribute to the 20th year of the Loveland and Venice Theatre partnership. The collaboration between our two non-profit organizations gives…See More
Registration open now for:"Theatrefest" 2015 - the popular annual children’s theatre camp (4 sessions: 2 3-week morning sessions, 1 6-week afternoon camp and a 2-week afternoon "camp". First sessions begin 6/1/15). See website link for details: Summer CampandAdult Classes - for men & women 18 and older. (4 types of classes, first one beginning 6/8/15). See…See More
Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8:00 pmOur focus is on the great songs from the ’50s and early ’60s. Our emphasis is on superb vocal harmonies and 7 of our 9 members are featured vocalists at various times during our exciting shows. Many great artists from this past Golden Era are re-awakened in your memories with tributes to Elvis, Sam Cooke, Buddy Holly and Ricky Nelson.Tickets $20See More
May 14 - 24, 2015Tuesday-Saturday 7:00 pm & Saturday/Sunday matinees 2:00 pmBy Douglas Cohen, Stuart Hample, David Evans This whimsical and charming musical follows five young friends as they voice beliefs, desires, questions and doubts common to all people. They share various events in their lives that lead them to ask a lot of questions – some funny, some serious, some surprising.Adult $17, Child (pre-K to 12th) $10, Student (FT college) $13; $1.50 per ticket phone or internetSee More
May 5 - 24, 2015Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 pm & Sunday matinees 2:00 pmBy William Gibson This moving drama is based on the true story of a young deaf and blind girl, Helen Keller, and her dedicated teacher Annie Sullivan, who struggles to reach into Helen’s isolation and bring her mind and spirit into contact with the outside world.With support from the Venice Lions Club, the theatre will provide Sign Language…See More
Sunday-Tuesday, May 3-5, 2015 at 6:30pmCallbacks Thursday-Saturday, May 7-9 (time TBA)Rehearsals begin September 1, 2015Performance dates Tuesdays-Sundays 11/10-12/12/15.Broadway, film and television legend Ben Vereen is seeking local performers to audition for Venice Theatre’s MainStage production of Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Vereen will be directing the production. Michelle Kasanofsky is the music director. Those auditioning must be 18 years of age by Sept. 1 and are asked…See More
Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 8:00pm andMonday, April 13, 2015 at 3:00pm & 8:00pmMonday, Monday pays tribute to one of the most harmony-rich pop groups of the '60s: The Mamas and the Papas. Hear legendary songs made famous by The Mamas and the Papas as well as sure-fire hits from the recording-industry legends of folk, pop and rock of the Woodstock era.Tickets $22See More
March 31 - April 19, 2015Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 pm & Sunday matinees 2:00 pmBy Ken Ludwig The grand old game gets spoofed in this hilarious play by America’s reigning king of farce. Funnier than Caddyshack and faster than a 2-iron slice, The Fox on the Fairway creates non-ending hijinks at the Quail Valley Golf Club.Tickets:Adult $28, Child (pre-K to 12th) $13, Student (FT college) $15; $1.50 per ticket phone or internetSee More
Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 8:00pm andMonday, March 16, 2015 at 3:00pm & 8:00pmDance and sing along to some of the most memorable songs of the '60s: "Sherry", "Big Girls Don't Cry", "Walk Like a Man", and more. A cast of 10 seasoned performers takes you back to days gone by with great harmonies, lively choreography and some of the biggest hits of the era. Back by popular demand!Tickets $32There is a $1.50 per ticket fee for phone orders and online ordersSee More
A little about me (so that you know I am a real person and not a spammer!)
Venice Theatre is one of the largest and most active community theatres in the United States. Located on southwest Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast, we are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that has been providing entertainment, education and outreach to our community since 1950.
If you are an artist or artistic venue, of any kind, please select a search category here:
LocalSaraspta.com would like to invite the Art's Community to to our community!!!
We have much to offer the people of Sarasota Art's!
Starting with our Events Calendar, Post your events FREE or find an event & send yourself a reminder.
Then we have our Forums, tells us about yourself & what you do! LocalSarasota.com loves the Art's & we want YOU!
Would you like to be on our Entertainment Page? If so let us know!
Its starting all new this month.
Don't forget about our November Photo Contest! Sponsored by One of Sarasota's Fabulous Mexican Restaurants!! Enter your Photo for a chance to win a Gift Certificate or vote for your favorite photo.
*Free Classifieds *
*Arts & Crafts*