Theater season is just around the corner, and our real estate agents are already excited about the upcoming performances. Community theater is so important in our area as it serves as both a fun escape and an artistic platform for our local performers. This year's calendar is full of musicals, dramas, comedies, and even family performances, so there is sure to be something for everyone. Here are a few of the highlights that we're looking forward to the most:
Located just down the road from these Sarasota homes for sale is the Players Centre. This wonderful community theater hosts everything from musicals to smaller productions and provides local artists and performers with an outlet to express creativity. Here are some of the performances in the upcoming season:
- Side By Side: September 8 - 18
A Tony Award-winning musical is funny, heartbreaking, and full of emotion. Side By Side follows an influential artist's search for the meaning of life.
- Little Shop Of Horrors: October 6 - 16
One of the most creative and popular theater performances ever created, Little Shop of Horrors, is the story of a man who sacrifices his morals in search of fame and in the process creates a man-eating plant.
- Miracle on 34th Street: December 1 - 11
A classic Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a girl's belief brings validity to a department store Santa.
- Proof - January 12 - 22
A Tony Award-winning drama portrays the life of a young woman coming to terms with her own identity after growing up with a famous but unstable father.
- Always...Patsy Cline - February 2 - 12
This show is dedicated to the famous singer Patsy Cline who was killed in a plane crash in 1963. The performance tells the story of Cline's friendship with a fan.
One of the largest community theaters in the country, the Venice Theater is conveniently located near Venice homes for sale. It hosts dozens of performances throughout the year. Here are some of the highlights of this upcoming season:
- The Revolutionists - September 16 - October 2
This performance tells the story of four women beheaded during the French Revolution.
- Kinky Boots - October 21 - November 2
Winner of 6 Tony Awards, Kinky Boots is a classic musical with an emphasis on friendship, fashion, and diversity as well as many big hits.
- A Christmas Carol - Dec 9 - 20
A classic the whole family will enjoy during the holiday season.
- The Cemetery Club: January 20 - February 12
A popular Broadway production, this romantic comedy is about the lives of three women who meet for tea prior to visiting their husbands' graves.
Manatee Performing Arts Center
With a history spanning back to 1947, Manatee Performing Arts Center has delighted visitors and locals with stage productions near Bradenton homes for sale. There are many different ways to catch a show on their stage, but theater fans can keep their calendar full with shows when signing up for their 22-23 Manatee Players Musical Series. Musicals in that series include:
- Gypsy - October
- The Music Man - December
- Next to Normal - January
- Company - March
- Sunset Boulevard - April/May
The best part about seeing a community theater performance? When you love the community that you live in! Contact us today for more information on local listings.