2016-2017 Theatre Season in West Coast Florida




American Stage
Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third Street North, St. Petersburg
727-823-7529 (PLAY)

Good People
September 17, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Tartuffe
Adaptation by Stephanie Gularte
October 26, 2016 - November 20, 2016

It's a Wonderful Life
December 10 - 23, 2016

Joe Turner's Come and Gone
January 18, 2017 - February 10, 2017

Informed Consent
March 15, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Hairspray
In the park
April 19, 2017 - May 14, 2017

The Invisible Hand
May 31, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Sex with Strangers
July 12, 2017 - August 8, 2017



Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota
1226 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 300, Sarasota
941-306-1200

Piano Grand with Don Bryn, Joseph Holt, Andrew Lapp, Rich Ridenour, Jonathan Spivey
October 9, 2016

Croon - Todd Murray, Singer
November 12-13, 2016

Christmas Carole and New Year's Yves - Carole J. Bufford and Eric Yves
December 17-18, 2016

Old Blue Eyes - Bob McDonald Sings Sinatra
January 29, 2017

La Vie En Rose - Violette and the La Vie En Rose Band
March 19, 2017

Sibling Revelry - Liz Calloway and Ann Hampton Calloway
March 26, 2017

Hot 'n' Cole - Maria Wirries with 5 Singers and 2 Pianists
May 14, 2017



Asolo Conservatory
Jane B. Cook Theatre ,FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
941-351-8000

Book of Days
November 1, 2016 - 20, 2016

A View From the Bridge
December 27, 2016 - January 15, 2017

The Drunken City
February 21, 2017 - March 12, 2017

A Midsummer Night's Dream April 17, 2016 - April 29, 2017
Marie Selby Gardens



Asolo Repertory Theater
Mertz Theatre, FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
941-351-8000

Guys and Dolls
November 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017

The Great Society
January 13, 2017 - April 2, 2017

The Originalist
January 20, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Born Yesterday
February 10, 2017 - April 15, 2017

The Little Foxes
March 17, 2017 - April 15, 2017

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
April 7-30, 2017

Beatsville
May 5-28, 2017



Florida Studio Theatre
1241 N. Palm Ave, Sarasota
941-366-9000

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves
October 5, 2016 - January 29, 2017

The Million Dollar Quartet
November 19, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Clever Little Lies
December 14, 2016 - March 4, 2017

Piano Men
November 30, 2016 - March 31, 2017

Stalking the Bogeyman
January 4, 2017 - January 15, 2017

Brownsville Song (b-side for Trey)
January 25, 2017 - March 26, 2017

Older Than Dirt
February 8, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Gideon's Knot
February 15, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Grounded
March 22, 2107 - April 2, 2017

Rich Girl
April 5, 2017 - May 26, 2017



freeFall Theatre
6099 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
727-498-5205

TBA

Assassins
October 8, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter Pan
In repertory
December 10, 2016 - January 29, 2017

Red Velvet
February 25, 2017 - March 26, 2017

The End of the Rainbow
April 29, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Marie Antoinette
July 15, 2017 - August 13, 2017



Manatee Players
502 3rd Avenue West Bradenton
941-748-5875

42nd Street
August 11, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Stone Hall

Sylvia
September 15, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Kiwanis Theater

My Fair Lady
September 22, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Stone Hall

Children of a Lesser God
October 20, 2016 - November 6, 2016
God Kiwanis Theater

Assassins
October 27, 2016 - November 13, 2016
Stone Hall

Beauty and the Beast
December 1, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Stone Hall

It's a Wonderful Life
December 1, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Kiwanis Theater

Little Shop of Horrors
January 5, 2017 - January 18, 2017
Stone Hall

13, the Musical
January 12, 2017 - January 29, 2017
Kiwanis Theater

The Bridges of Madison County
February 9, 2017 - February 26, 2017
Stone Hall

Wit
February 23, 2017 - March 12, 2017
Kiwanis Theater

Boynton Beach Club
March 16, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Stone Hall

Peter and the Starcatcher
April 6, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Kiwanis Theater

The Full Monty
April 20, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Stone Hall



The Players
838 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
941-365-2494

A Streetcar Named Desire
September 1, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Gypsy
September 28, 2016 - October 16, 2016

Young Frankenstein
November 2, 2016 - November 20, 2016

Legally Blonde
December 7, 2016 - December 23, 2016

Sweet Charity
January 11, 2017 - January 29, 2017

Big Fish
February 15, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Footloose
March 22, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Boeing Boeing
April 26, 2017 - May 14, 2017



Sarasota Opera
61 N. Pineapple Ave, Sarasota
941-366-8450

Don Pasquale
October 28, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Madame Butterfly
February 11, 2017 - March 25, 2017

Italian Girl in Algiers
February 18, 2017 - March 25, 2017

Dialogues of the Carmelites
March 4, 2017 - March 24, 2017

The Love of Three Kings
March 11, 2017 - March 26, 2017



Sarasota Orchestra: Pops
709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
941-953-3434

Tribute to Elton John featuring Michael Cavanaugh
January 20, 2017 - January 21, 2017

Leading Ladies of Broadway with Susan Egan
March 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Music of Sinatra featuring Michael Andrew
April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017

For information on other Concert Series, please visit their website



St. Petersburg City Theater
4025 31st St South, St. Petersburg
(727) 866-1973

TBA



St. Petersburg Opera
253 5th Ave N, St Petersburg
(727)823-2040

Il Trovatore
October 14, 2016 - October 18, 2016

Season Sparkle
December 18, 2016 - December 19, 2016

The Elixir of Love
January 27, 2017 - January 31, 2017

The Tales of Hoffman
June 2, 2017 - June 6, 2017

Into the Woods
June 30, 2017 - July 9, 2017



The Starlite Players

The Starlite Players performs a program of short, often humorous plays on the third weekend of every month (Thursday - Sunday).
Check their website for current program. information.



Urbanite Theatre
1487 Second Street, Sarasota
941-321-1397

Dry Land
June 24, 2016 - July 24, 2016

Breadcrumbs
August 12, 2016 - September 18, 2016

My Barking Dog
November 11, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Ideation
January 27, 2017 - March 12, 2017

Bo-Nita
March 31, 2017 - April 30, 2017



Venice Theater
4025 31st St South, St. Petersburg
727-866-1973

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
September 8, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Generations Series

The Sunshine Boys
September 27, 2016 - October 16, 2016
Mainstage Series

The Toxic Avenger
September 30, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Cabaret Series

Get Out of Dodge
November 3, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Stage II

Billy Elliot
November 8, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Mainstage Series

Six Women with Brain Death or Expiring Minds Want to Know
December 2, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Cabaret Series

A Christmas Carol
December 16, 2016- December 21, 2016
Generations Series

Sister Act
January 10, 2017 - February 5, 2017
Mainstage Series

Frost/Nixon
January 19, 2017 - February 11, 2017
Stage II

Assisted Living, the Musical
February 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Cabaret Series

Crazy for You
February 21, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Mainstage Series

Blood Brothers
March 30, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Stage II

Inherit the Wind
April 11, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Mainstage Series

Fences
May 4, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Stage II

Once on This Island
May 16, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Generations Series



West Coast Black Theatre Troupe
1646 10th Way, Sarasota
941-366-1505

The Wiz
October 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016

Black Nativity
November 3, 2016 - December 23, 2016

The Piano Lesson
January 11, 2017 - February 17, 2017

Girl Groups - The 60s Explosion
March 1, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Dearly Departed
April 18, 2017 - May 27, 2017


Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


- Updated 10/22/16. Questions and comments can be emailed to the Editor




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