Sarasota, Florida Theatre Arts

Sarasota theatre arts are a favorite attraction and pastime. Enjoy live performances and major motion pictures features at numerous theaters in Sarasota, FL.

Asolo Theatre
The acclaimed Asolo Theater Company presents a unique repertory of classics and new works in beautifully restored former opera house from Dunfermline, Scotland. With award-winning professional actors and renowned scenic and costume design, it’s live Sarasota theatre at its finest. Asolo Theatre is one of only four rotating repertory theatres in the country.

The Hermitage Artist Retreat
A retreat for writers, painters, poets, sculptors, composers, and other primary creatives from around the world to pursue their work and interact with the community.

The Banyan Theatre
A professional Sarasota theatre company dedicated to the producing classic and contemporary drama during the summer season only.

Florida Studio Theatre
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. FST is comprised of six main programs: Mainstage, Cabaret, Stage III, Touring (In the schools), Education and New Play Development.

Florida West Coast Symphony
Providing a range of orchestral and chamber music concerts.

McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre
Established 16 years ago, McCurdy's is located in a 4,000-square foot showroom, surrounded by a gated courtyard. The theatre - with no obstructed views - is the perfect size and shape for today's Stand-up and Improvisation performances. Over the past 16 years, comedians who have performed at McCurdy's read like a Who's Who list of the greatest names in comedy: Jeff Foxworthy, Chris Rock, Darrell Hammond, Larry Miller, Tommy Chong, Elayne Boosler, Soupy Sales, Judy Tenuta, Pat Paulsen, Jeff Dunham, Jimmie "JJ" Walker, Jim Breuer, Richard Lewis, Larry "The Cable Guy", Kevin Pollack, Ron White, Ralphie May, David Brenner and Bobcat Goldthwait.

The Players Theatre
The Players is a Florida not-for-profit organization serving the local, national and international community with diverse programming, including: The Broadway Musical Theatre Series, The Chinese Film and Music Festival, Festival Latino, Black History Month Productions and International Cultural Exchanges.

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