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Florida Studio Theatre

Opens in 10 min: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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We are season ticket holders for the main stage and the stage 3 productions. In 5 years of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bradenton, Florida
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Still first class productions!

FST has been a mainstay in Sarasota for years but recently it has become even better. Their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarasota, FL
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is one of the major cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region, bringing the best in Contemporary plays, musicals, and comedy to the Sarasota community since 1973. An professional regional theatre, the FST campus is a...more
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1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5602
+1 941-366-9000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are season ticket holders for the main stage and the stage 3 productions. In 5 years of attendance we would rate the productions that we have seen as 5 star in 95% of the cases. Great theatre for affordable prices.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

FST has been a mainstay in Sarasota for years but recently it has become even better. Their production of “A gentleman’s guide to murder” is special. The cast is superb. The staging is excellent . The play is just a fun musical farce. Great show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank retirededward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The singers were outstanding. The melodies fantastic as they took us through the eras from 1935 to the 1970s. The classics brought back memories for us all. Great night. The only down side was the quality of the food. The lasagna was’t good, although the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As regular/repeat season subscriber can only say positive things. Each show is entertaining, delightful and a great night out. One of SRQ’s hidden gems !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y9930NDcarolines
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We do have seasons tickets but if you are a fan of doo wop and are looking for a great evening's entertainment you should go. The music selection is terrific and the 4 men who perform are really talented and the interjections of interesting facts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The stage productions and cabaret performances are great fun. I've been to meany and have never been disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank strader43
Reviewed 17 September 2018

FST is a small intimate theatre with an adjacent restaurant. You sit at tables and can order drinks and food in the theatre. The food is good. The stage is high on the two tier ground floor, so you wind up looking up if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

On August we were in Sarasota , amazing city and went to see the show Gilbert & Sullivan Unplugged In the Florida Studio Theatre. It is a very nice place . You not only enjoy the show but also can have some snack and drinks....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank natasha18905
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The program, the food, the service were all beyond what we had expected. The parking was a challenge - however, it was the beginning of the "Winter Season." We will return with our friends.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DNWahoo
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This used to be Sarasota’s pride and joy particularly since the physical plant has been refurbished. Starting last year the program has been in a steady decline. Notwithstanding the season opening musical, the remaining shows of the subscription are hit or miss mostly miss. Luckily...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Missy P
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Response from golf076 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of, but I always wear slacks and a golf shirt. Call them and ask!
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Lots of parking in the area on side streets.
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Seldom are seats available except single seats.