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Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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CANNOT PRAISE THIS PRODUCTION ENOUGH!!!

My best friend treated me to an early Christmas present by taking me to see BILLIE ELLIOTT at... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
mamamia70
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Englewood, Florida
Small and Local

Small local theatre with surprisingly well known names. Saw the Kingston Trio there twice. Local... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
2CaribTravelers
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Venice, Florida
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  • Average3%
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“main stage” (14 reviews)
“small town” (16 reviews)
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140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

My best friend treated me to an early Christmas present by taking me to see BILLIE ELLIOTT at Venice Theater. The lead role was played today by Carson Mashmeier, a 13 year old from Fort Myers who blew me away with his acting, voice, dancing,...More

6  Thank mamamia70
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review. We were so proud of Carson!

Reviewed 12 November 2016

Small local theatre with surprisingly well known names. Saw the Kingston Trio there twice. Local actors put on some pretty good shows. Also has visiting artists. Acoustics are good and seating is not to bad. Nice place to catch a local show.

1  Thank 2CaribTravelers
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks for the recommendation! The Kingston Trio will be back March 19-21. We love having them every year.

Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Venice Theater is truly a "Jewel" in Venice. The shows are spectacular, and the experience is very worthwhile. The prices are reasonable for Broadway shows that they put on. Dinner at Scamotz with gourmet Pizza and a salad makes the trip worthwhile, just across...More

1  Thank Frances V
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thank you, Frances! We appreciate the review and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Tuesdays offer discounts and 2.50 medium popcorn. Good atmosphere and friendly people. Yogurt spot in same lot for afterwards?!

1  Thank Nanette B
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Frank's movie theatre is great. This is the page for the live theatre, though. Check us out for musicals, plays and live concerts. We also offer theatre classes for children, teens and adults.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Every show we have seen is of professional quality. It is a small venue so you have a clear view wherever you are seated

Thank L1nda2016
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks for the review and for coming to our shows!

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I bought some last minute tickets to see the Toxic Avenger. It was hilarious. We've been coming to Venice Theatre for some time now and have not seen a bad show. Is it broadway? No. On the other hand, it's not broadway....More

1  Thank Dan V
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

What a great review. Thank you! So glad you could see The Toxic Avenger!

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We are so fortunate to have a First Class theater in our small town. A bit pricey at times. Not always easy to get tickets. Have seen some fun things here.

Thank flgidget
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Saw Hair and it was very different from the original and I must say "change is good" Excellent cast and the music was wonderful. Very nice small theatre!

Thank billy2222
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wonderful productions, to suit a wide variety of interests. Good seating; good prices. There are two theaters, the Pinkerton being the more intimate of the two. Venice Theater holds lessons, tours, and always welcomes volunteers in many departments. They offer activities for every age group,...More

Thank Linda W
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you, Linda! We couldn't have described it better ourselves.

Reviewed 16 September 2016

A load of fun watching "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" in the Pinkerton Stage with friends. Theatre in the round with talented children performing the play from all over Sarasota County. Well directed and well managed with very helpful staff and box office....More

Thank Al B
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you so much for attending the show. We're glad you enjoyed it!

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Marjorie C
There are very few available seats on the evenings we can attend - would it be better to select seats toward the back of the orchestra sides OR the 3rd row of the balcony?
28 January 2016|
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Response from Vince_the_Beard | Reviewed this property |
The balcony is great for concerts and musicals. I like rows 5 thru 10 for dramas and comedies. Take a look at the 2016/17 season shows - order now for good seating. They have "season" tickets at reduced prices. Extreme... More
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Albert H
seating hrt
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Response from george d | Reviewed this property |
Seating is assigned not first come first serve.
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