2019 Summer Seasons

In the past, Sarasota became a sleepy summer town, but thanks to the addition of summer performances and seasons, the arts are here all year round!

Sarasota Orchestra
Sarasota Music Festival, June 1 – June 22


The Players Centre for Performing Arts
Summer Sizzler Series
Love, Loss & What I Wore By Nora & Delia Ephron, June 12-23, 2019
SHOUT! The Mod Musical Created By Phillip George & David Lowenstein, July 10-21, 2019
The Odd Couple By Neil Simon, August 14-25, 2019
Wonder of Our Stage By Monica Cross, July 23-28, 2019 (New Play Festival Winner)


Asolo Repertory Theatre
Summer Performance
Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, June 6 – 23


FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training
Dog Days Theatre
Theophilus North, July 11 – 28
Harbor, Aug 8-25


Venice Theatre
Summer Performances
Race by David Mamet, April 16 – May 12
Honk! A Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling, May 10 – 19
24th Annual Loveland Show, May 30 – June 2

Summer Oldies Concerts
Livin’ in the USA: A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt, June 15
The Goldtones, September 7


Sarasota Opera
HD at the Opera House
6/2/19 Mayerling – Ballet Film
6/16/19 Faust – Opera Film
6/30/19 Golden Hour – Ballet Film
7/14/19 Merry Widow-Operetta Film
7/28/19 Romeo & Juliet-Ballet Film
8/11/19 La Gioconda – Opera Film
8/25/19 Die Walkure – Opera Film
9/8/19 The Nutcracker-Ballet Film
9/22/19 La traviata – Opera Film
10/6/19 La Bayadere-Ballet Film


Venice Institute for Performing Arts
The VIPA Summer Season
June 29th “Timeless Country
July 27th All American Boys Chorus
August 10th “Sandy-Toes” Stand-Up Comic 


We will continue to add summer seasons and performances to this page as they are announced.


If you are a non profit arts organization in Sarasota or Manatee counties and would like your summer offerings added to this page email: communications@sarasotaarts.org.