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Asolo Repertory Theatre

5555 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2141
+1 941-351-8000
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Top Notch Theater

The Asolo Rep has two theaters in their building--the larger Mertz Theater and the smaller Cook... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
lizardtiff
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Sarasota, Florida
Good Performance......

The one thing which I certainly learned from visiting this theatre and enjoying a performance of... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
DRH0PS
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York Beach, Maine
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5555 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2141
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Asolo Rep has two theaters in their building--the larger Mertz Theater and the smaller Cook Theater. I saw The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity in the Cook. It was an amazing show and so different from any play I have ever attended. They actually...More

Thank lizardtiff
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The one thing which I certainly learned from visiting this theatre and enjoying a performance of "The Little Foxes" is that one should never wait until the last minute to purchase tickets because the balcony's first row is just not the place to sit in...More

Thank DRH0PS
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

For those seeking "professional" theatre in a comfortable, intimate setting...I highly recommend the Asolo Rep. My wife and I have seen all (4) performances do far this seaon/--from the opener, "Guys & Dolls" to "Born Yesterday" a few nights ago. Each---absolutely fantastic !! "Standing O's"...More

Thank 1deaconblue
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This excellent repertory Theatre is a must for anyone visiting Sarasota. The plays are staged in a historic Theatre which was moved to the sight, and offers great sight lines from all seats. The plays are always current and the acting is first rate. We...More

Thank JoelBx
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Saw two plays here while in Sarasota. First watched the 3-hour play The Great Society. It has two intermissions. It was a well written and well performed play which I enjoyed. Then I saw The Drunken City in the Cook Theatre (which is inside the...More

Thank rpdmom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was in a smaller Cook Theater inside the Asolo Building. An 80 minute show without intermission. A well performed play that kept you attention from start to finish. I recommend it as a great night of entertainment.

Thank fslincoln
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This cultural icon is not only beautiful but presents high quality theatre. The building and the theatre itself are gorgeous. The local and imported talent are world class. Tickets are not inexpensive so you get what you pay for. Parking is usually plentiful but arrive...More

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning venue, this is a beautiful theater very sophisticated and comfortable. We saw Born Yesterday, an older play that continues to have relevance today. The cast was extraordinary and highly professional, the set (only one for this production) was lovely. If visiting Sarasota this is...More

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We checked out this theatre when we were visiting Ringling. What a gorgeous old place. Very classy surroundings. Not a bad seat in the place. We've seen 2 shows so far and have 3 more to go. We picked the wed/Thursday matinees at 1:30 then...More

Thank MMS1956
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the best regional theater companies in the country. The theater itself is elegant with vintage accoutrements imported from Europe. The resident company is mostly equity and all very talented. The management does an excellent job of selecting a repertoire...More

Thank JordanS8
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