Maytag Virgin

Florida Studio Theatre - Keating Theatre 1241 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL

A classic Southern love story. When the unflappable Jack Key moves in next door to the endearingly neurotic Lizzy Nash, sparks fly. Over time, neighborly nagging softens and a deeper connection emerges between the two high school teachers. As the leaves turn yellow and the months march on, kept secrets shake loose and the pair Read More >

$25

Players New Play Festival

The Players Studio 1400 Blvd. of the Arts, Suite 200, Sarasota, FL

Between July 5 and 8, witness the birth of a new play, each night! Local playwrights have submitted wonderful works, and each night a new show will be read by local actors in reader’s-style theater. Each reading is followed by a talk back. Join us for these never-before-heard works of art! OF THE LAKE Tuesday Read More >

$10 – $28

Art and Backstage Tour at the Van Wezel

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Art and Backstage Tour at the Van Wezel July 11, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236   The tour features paintings and sculptures from the Arts Advocates’ Sarasota Art Colony collection as well as artworks by noted Florida artists, including Robert Chase, William Hartman, Eugene White, Read More >

$15

Love, Linda

The Players Centre for Performing Arts 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130, SARASOTA

July 13, 2022 at 7:30pm – Preview July 14-16 & 21-23, 2022 at 7:30pm July 17 & 24, 2022 at 2pm The timeless music and lyrics of Cole Porter weave through the compelling narrative of Linda Lee Thomas, the Southern beauty who was the driving force behind the legendary songwriter.

$25

The Fantastics

Venice Theatre MainStage 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice, FL

“Try To Remember” a time when this romantic charmer wasn’t enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that Read More >

$12 – $24

Citizen Arts: Music, Theater, and Dance

Sarasota Art Museum 1001 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“Citizen Arts: Music, Theater, and Dance,” Friday, July 22 @ 6:30pm: Art exists not only in the purpose built-spaces of theaters, museums, and concert halls, but also throughout our lives. In this interdisciplinary program, we hear from three accomplished artists in three different mediums sharing insight and discussing how their work interacts with the public. Read More >

A Midsummer Night Dinner

Florida Studio Theatre - John C. Court Cabaret 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL

Summer is an active time at FST, in addition to three shows in the Mainstage, three shows in our Cabaret and Improv to enjoy all summer long, we have summer camps for all ages, and our New Play Development “Summer Play Festival.” We do not slow down, and we need your help to make this Read More >

$125

The Sarasota Ballet’s InMotion 2022

FSU Center for The Performing Arts 5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

A chance to celebrate young dancers this summer! Join us for The Sarasota Ballet's InMotion performances – Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 PM; Friday, July 29 at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM; and Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 PM at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. These performances showcase the talent of future artists of the Read More >

$25 – $35

The Manager

The Players Centre for Performing Arts 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130, SARASOTA

July 29-30 at 7:30pm July 31 at 2pm Studio 1130 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239 This brand new play by Douglas Gearhart is the winner of The Players New Play Fest 2020. Rusty is an out of work middle-aged little league manager who is facing divorce and is in his last year as Read More >

Art and Backstage Tour at the Van Wezel

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The tour features paintings and sculptures from the Arts Advocates’ Sarasota Art Colony collection as well as artworks by noted Florida artists, including Robert Chase, William Hartman, Eugene White, Ben Stahl, Julio de Diego, Thornton Utz, Frank Colson, and Dean Mitchell. The experience will also feature a behind-the-scenes tour of the Van Wezel. Guests will Read More >

$15