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Florida Studio Theatre

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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 4 days ago

My husband and I saw "Girls with Guitars" and "Unchained Melody." Both performances were excellent. We saw a similar show of 60s music in Las Vegas a few days before, and the show "Unchained Melody" at the Florida Studio Theater was far superior. The theaters...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit to matinee show at Florida Studio Theater. This is a wonderful group of theaters of varying sizes. Not a bad seat in the whole place. I find the seats a little crowded and short on foot room. I couldn't have stayed seated much longer....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward S
Reviewed 1 week ago

“Girls with Guitars” was in the Goldstein Cabaret, a lovely old and well preserved building. The architecture is stunning. The food was much better than expected, especially the beef tenders with chimichurri. The show was brilliant, with amazingly talented performers. Although our table was upstairs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarasota F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Daughters (21 and 16) and I absolutely loved “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”! Great theater with good acoustics and comfortable seating. The theater’s restaurant also has a terrific atmosphere. The show itself was a delight - funny and upbeat, with wonderful acting. Go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gingertops
Reviewed 18 November 2018 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 15 November 2018 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 11 November 2018

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
Thank 252rosie
Reviewed 10 November 2018 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 26 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 12 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
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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.