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Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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Excellent performance

Loved the latest cabaret “Beehive”. Wonderful voices, well done show. Haven’t been to Venice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Venice, Florida
via mobile
community theater

Went to see "You Can't Take it With You" and had to leave at intermission. The show dragged with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Central Florida, Florida
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the latest cabaret “Beehive”. Wonderful voices, well done show. Haven’t been to Venice Theater in years, but we will definitely go to other shows at the Pinkerton

Thank mimavenice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see "You Can't Take it With You" and had to leave at intermission. The show dragged with very weak performances from several of the players. Went to Lemon Bay Playhouse just a week before and thoroughly enjoyed it. The Venice show suffered from...More

1  Thank rcwjas
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We're sorry you didn't enjoy this particular show, but hope you'll be back for others this season. We're sure you'll find one more to your liking. Thank you for your patronage.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my friend Donna invited me to attend this play this past Thursday night, I'm so glad I could go. The stellar cast of 16 actors does such an awesome job. Ric Goodwin as Grandpa is fantastic, but seriously, the whole cast does such an...More

2  Thank mamamia70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have attended numerous shows and going again in a couple days. The theatre is very good and always entertaining. Most of the shows have the caliber of off broadway it is always a treat to attend.

Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We have been attending performances since 2005. We are never disappointed. The staff is great. We appreciate two special people: Ed and Carolyn Boudreaux who are terrific volunteer House Managers. Denny and Sonja Kalgren

Thank Denny K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having lived in NY we always had access to the many Broadway Shows. Unfortunately the cost to attend became prohibited and we attended as special treats. Now that we live in Nokomis I can once again enjoy the shows of Broadway without the very costly...More

Thank sharynw2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Venice Theater is a hidden gem in the area if you like first rate shows.It is a very nice,intimate theater with national acts and great local talent.We live here year round and attend many shows year round.. It is rated one of the top...More

Thank Robert E R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Free public parking right behind the theater; easy walk to nearby restaurants; comfortable seats; good acoustics; clean restrooms; some stairs to main floor seating, but chair elevator available if needed; high quality shows and talented performers.

Thank William R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have seen many shows at this beautiful Theatre in downtown Venice. It is a great experience and love the decor. All seats are good to view the show, when there is a musical it makes my heart flutter, love singing and dancing in any...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We have gone to numerous shows and have thoroughly enjoyed each show. The venue is so good for a local theatre that the shoes are filling up really quick so keep an eye out on the local papers for upcoming shows and get your tickets...More

Thank Walter P
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Marjorie C
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
Albert H
23 December 2015|
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Response from george d | Reviewed this property |
Seating is assigned not first come first serve.