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Address: 838 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236-4033
Phone Number: +1 941-365-2494
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Great Theatre!!

This is my favorite theatre in the Sarasota area!!I have been to a bunch of different plays and musicals here and I have loved everyone one of them. They always seem to find the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Laurie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite theatre in the Sarasota area!!I have been to a bunch of different plays and musicals here and I have loved everyone one of them. They always seem to find the perfect person to play each role. So much talen!! And everyon is so nice there. I feel like I'm at home when I am there.

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Brewerton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Best friends and we decided to go to the final showing of Gypsy. Great production of the 1959 musical. First Act long-1 and 1/2 hrs, but loaded with entertainment. Majority of players were very good. Hadn't been here in a couple of years. This place is a great buy, all seats are good. Staff very friendly. Only complaint-get a second... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Its been years since I have gone there. Our friends asked if we wanted to go Saturday for the musical cyrino. It was great. Great fun. Good energy and surprisingly good singing and dancing. We will be back soon. Still like a page out of the fifties but cute

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Thank Ron G
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I saw a recent production at the Backstage at The Players. The production was very well put together and the actors were very good! I highly recommend a show at The Players Theatre for something fun to do, that is priced right and local!

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Thank B A
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great theater at great prices!! A cozy venue with a very versatile program. Showcasing both young and old talent!!

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This was our first time at this theatre. We were impressed with the intimate feel, the seating and the spacious amount of room to move around in the theatre. Parking was close. Because it was a movie, we have no basis upon which to judge acting or music. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would like to return for a live... More 

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Thank veggiegirl60
Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The MC for the show was not funny, nothing flowed. Jokes (comments) were crass and seemed to be random rather than part of a skit or story. The two women who covered Linda Perry's "What's going on" were the highlight of the show. It was advertised as comedy/ improv. The Improv was correct, just not comedy.

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Thank Jsm511
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

We were given tickets to a matinee from friends who felt we needed to try something new. To say we were pleasantly surprised is an understatement. The show was magnificent. The singing and dancing was like being at a Broadway show. The cast were not professionals, but rather volunteers. And so, you would expect less. But, you were given so... More 

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Thank governorstravels
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

The performance was awesome I would highly recommended very enjoyable afternoon matinee a good value, the performers did a wonderful job. For the most part you were able to instantly tell who they were impersonating.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Want high quality live theatre but don't want to pay high prices such as places near by? Then this is the place for you! The quality of the productions are top notch and that goes for the sets, lights, sounds and actors on stage. If you are looking to have a fun night out with some fun, check out drag... More 

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