FST produces world premieres and contemporary works which have been produced on or off-Broadway within the last five years. By focusing on the works of contemporary writers, FST has been able to offer plays to its audiences that are not normally produced by other area theatres.
1241 N. Palm Ave.
The Players Theater of Sarasota offers a variety of performances throughout the year including musicals, concerts and plays as well as a performing arts school for both children and adults. The theater is a not-for-profit organization
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is affectionately known as Sarasota's "Purple Cow" due to it's unique color. The hall presents a variety of stage shows from Broadway musicals to concerts by internationally known recording artists and comedians. Stars such as Pavarotti, Leonard Bernstein, Willie Nelson, Dizzy Gillespie, The Beach Boys and many more have performed at the Van Wezel.
777 North Tamiami Trail
953-3368 / 800-826-9303
Venice Theatre is one of the largest and most active community theatres in the United States. Located in Venice, Florida, it is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that has been providing entertainment, education and outreach to the community since 1950.
140 Tampa Avenue West,