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2013-2014 Theatre Season in West Coast Florida

| Banyan Theater | American Stage Theater Company | Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota | Asolo Conservatory |
| Asolo Repertory Theater | Florida Studio Theatre | freeFall Theater | Manatee Players | Sarasota Opera |
| Sarasota Orchestra | St. Petersburg City Theater | The Players | Venice Theater | West Coast Black Theater Troup |


Banyan Theater
The Jane B. Cook Theatre, FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Heroes
by Gerald Sibleyras
Translated by Tom Stoppard
July 18 - August 4, 2013

Time Stands Still
by Donald Margulies
August 8-25, 2013


American Stage Theater Company
Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third Street North, St. Petersburg, FL

The Birds
by Conor McPherson
from the short story by Daphne du Maurier
October 2-27, 2013

A Marvelous Party! The Noel Coward Celebration
by David Ira Goldstein, carl Danielsen, Mark Anders,
Patricia Wilcox and Anna Lauris November 20 - December 22, 2013

Two Trains Running
by August Wilson
January 22 - February 23, 2014

Around The World in 80 Days
by Mark Brown after Jules Verne March 19 - April 13, 2014

The Wiz
by William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls
April 9 - May 4, 2014
American Stage in the Park

Steel Magnolias
by Robert Harling
May 21 - June 15, 2014

God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton
July 16 - August 10, 2014


Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota
1226 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 300, Sarasota

Avery Sommers
November 2-3, 2013

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Featuring Andrea McArdle
December 21-22, 2013

KT Sullivan
December 7-8, 2013

Jennifer Sheehan
March 15-16, 2014


Asolo Conservatory
The Jane B. Cook Theatre ,FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

School For Lies
by David Ives
October 29 - November 17, 2013

Loot
by Joe Orton
December 31, 2013 - January 19, 2014

How I Learned to Drive
by Paula Vogel
February 18 - March 9, 2014

Antigone
by Jean Anouilh
April 8-27, 2014


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

Show Boat
by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
November 12 - December 29, 2013

Philadelphia, Here I Come!
by Brian Friel
January 7 - April 12, 2014

Other Desert Cities

by Jon Robin Baitz
January 15 - February 27, 2014

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang
January 22 - April 13, 2014

The Grapes of Wrath
by Frank Galati, from the Novel by John Steinbeck
March 12 - April 19, 2014

4000 Miles
by Amy Herzog
April 2-27, 2014
in the Historic Asolo Theater

Hero
by Aaron Thielen and Michael Mahler
April 29 - June 1, 2014

Summer Musical TBA
June 10 - 29, 2014


Florida Studio Theatre
1241 N. Palm Ave, Sarasota

Florida Studio Summer Improv
June 6 - August 24, 2013

The Underpants
by Steve Martin, Adapted from Carl Sternheim
June 6 - August 11, 2013

South Beach Babylon
by Michael McKeever
July 24 - August 18, 2013

Spamalot
November 13 - January 11, 2014

Thurgood
December 11 - February 22, 2014

Daddy Long Legs
February 9 - April 5, 2014

Two Point Oh
April 9 - June 1, 2014


freeFall Theater
6099 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL (727) 498-5205

Fiddler on the Roof
by Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein
September 21 - November 3, 2013

A Christmas Carol
by Keith Ferguson and Bruce Greer
November 30 - December 24, 2013

The Normal Heart
by Larry Kramer
January 25 - February 16, 2014

American Monkey
by Mihkel Raud
March 15-30, 2014

The Mikado
by William S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan
April 26 - May 18, 2014

Burnt Part Boys
by Chris Miller, Nathan Tysen and Marianna Elder
June 14 - July 6, 2014

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Dale Wasserman
August 2-31, 2014


Manatee Players
102 12th St W Bradenton

Les Misérables
By Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg
August 8-25, 2013

Grease
By Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
September 12-29, 2013

Always Patsy Cline
By Ted Swindley
September 19 - October 6, 2013

Young Frankenstein
By Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
October 24 - November 10, 2013

Our Town
By Thornton Wilder
October 31 - November 17, 2013

Peter Pan
By Moose Charlap, Carolyn Leigh, Julie Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
December 5-22, 2013

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
By Barbara Robinson
December 5-22, 2013

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Rupert Holmes
January 9-26, 2014

Stepping Out
By Dennis King, Mary Stewart-David and Richard Harris
January 16 - February 2, 2014

Shrek
By David Lindsay Abaire and Jeanine Tesori
February 13 - March 2, 2014

Beehive
By Larry Gallagher
February 27 - March 16, 2014

Man of La Mancha
By Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion and Dale Wasserman
March 20 - April 6, 2014

Greater Tuna
By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard
April 10-27, 2014

My One and Only
By George and Ira Gershwin and Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer
May 1-18, 2014


Sarasota Opera
61 N. Pineapple Ave, Sarasota

Die Fledermaus
By Johan Strauss, Jr.
November 1-15, 2013

Il Trovatore
By Giuseppe Verdi
February 2 - March 7, 2014

The Barber of Seville
By Gioachino Rossini
February 15 - March 15, 2014

The Flying Dutchman
By Richard Wagner
March 1-23, 2014

Jerusalem
By Giuseppe Verdi
March 8-22, 2014


Sarasota Orchestra
709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
(941) 953-3434

Visit website for full schedule of concerts

Pops Concerts

Broadway Bound with Susan Egan, Christianne Noll and Gary Mauer
January 24-25, 2014

Satchmo, Fats and The Duke with Byron Stripling
March 28-29, 2014

The Beatles in America
April 11-12, 2014


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

Lend Me a Tenor
By Ken Ludwig
September 13-29, 2013

Over the Tavern
By Tom Dudzick
October 25 - November 11, 2013

It's a Wonderful Life
Adapted by Tony Palermo
December 6-22, 2013

Hello, Dolly!
By Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart
January 17 - February 2, 2014

Crimes of the Heart
By Beth Henley
March 7-23, 2014

Regrets Only
By Paul Rudnick
May 2-18, 2014


The Players
838 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Steel Magnolias
By Robert Harling
September 18-29, 2013

Crazy for You
By George and Ira Gershwin and Ken Ludwig
October 23 - November 3, 2013

White Christmas
By Irving Berlin, David Ives and Paul Blake
December 4-15, 2013

Carousel
By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
January 8-19, 2014

Sordid Lives
By Del Shores
February 12-23, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
By David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane
March 19-30, 2014

Urinetown
By Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis
April 16-27, 2014


Venice Theater

140 West Tampa Ave., Venice, FL Box Office
(941) 488-1115

MainStage

Becky's New Car
By Steven Dietz
October 1-20, 2013

Hairspray
By Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
November 12 - December 18, 2013

Boeing Boeing
By Marc Camoletti
January 14 - February 2, 2014

Oklahoma!
By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
February 18 - March 16, 2014

Five Guys Named Moe
By Clarke Peters, Music by Louis Jordan
April 1-19, 2014

Elephant Man
By Bernard Pomerance
April 29 - May 11, 2014

Stage II

Frankenstein
Adapted by Bo List
October 10-27, 2013

Superior Donuts
By Tracy Letts
January 9-26, 2014

Underneath the Lintel
By Glen Berger
March 13-30, 2014

Parallel Lives
By Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy
April 10-27, 2014

Cabaret

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
By Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
November 1-24, 2013

Marvelous Wonderettes
By Roger Bean
December 6-22, 2013

Radio Gals
By mark Hardwick and Mike Carver
February 7 - March 2, 2014

Generations Series

Schoolhouse Rock Live
Book by Scott Ferguson, Kyle Hall and George Keating
Music by Lynn Ahrens and Bob Donough, Dave Frishberg and Kathy Mandry, George Newall and Tom Yohe
September 12-29, 2013

Christmas Carol
By E. Suzan Ott and Scott Keys
December 19-22, 2013

How I Became a Pirate
By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
May 8-25, 2014


West Coast Black Theater Troup

1646 10th Way, Sarasota

Best of Stevie Wonder
by Nate Jacobs
July 17-28, 2013

Sammy Tonight
August 21 - September 1, 2013

Purlie
by Gray Geld and Peter Udell
November 13 - December 15, 2013

Whipping Man
by Matthew Lopez
January 2 - February 2, 2014

Harry and Lena
by Nate Jacobs
February 19 - March 23, 2014

Bubbling Brown Sugar
by Loften Mitchell
April 9 - May 11, 2014


Updated November 7, 2013



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