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Address: 140 West Tampa Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: 941-488-1115
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This venue is a very wonderful place to see a variety of plays with quality actors/actresses. I am always amazed at what an excellent entertainment experience that the patrons... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Venice, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This venue is a very wonderful place to see a variety of plays with quality actors/actresses. I am always amazed at what an excellent entertainment experience that the patrons have each time they attend a play. I love the atmosphere too. Can't wait to go back!

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Venice, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Have been several times to main stage theatre. Comfortable seats with great views from everywhere. Went to the Pinkerton theatre the last time which is not booked seats, but sit anywhere. Good play and informal. Overall, both theatres rank very highly. Easy parking in free car park or on the street. Also valet parking if needed.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have visited Venice Theatre several times and have been very pleased with every event except for our last. We saw The Buddy Holly Story Musical which was fantastic. Our next show was the Kingston Trio. There were no original members, however they played ALL the music of Kingston Trio and were very good and entertaining. Our third show was... More 

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Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our marketing director did reply to your email and forwarded your comments to the producing director who booked the act so he can take your opinion into consideration when booking concerts for next season. As with most shows, feedback varies and many audience members have enjoyed this act over the years. Usually we post videos... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It took several visits to Venice to finally make it to the local community theatre, located in the midst of the quaint downtown. Easy to park, easy to walk down the street to one of a number of good restaurants. The performance took place in the larger of two theatres on site. Comfortable seats, good sound quality and very good... More 

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Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for attending Mary Poppins. We're glad you enjoyed the show and look forward to seeing you at the theatre again soon! More 

Siesta Key, Florida, United States
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198 reviews 198 reviews
57 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

There were 8 of us. 4 adults, 4 girls ages 7 through 10. We saw Mary Poppins. The show was sold out. The show was very well done. It was long and ran pretty late, but itbwas a special night and the kids really enjoyed it. Mary poppins and then kids, whole cast did a great job. Amazing a small... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We saw Mary Poppins last night....an amazing production for such a small city. We have now booked another play, Fox on the Fairway, since we enjoyed it so much. The seats, sound, staging, intermission bar and staff are all excellent.

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Kenner, Louisiana
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86 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was our first visit to this theatre, but it will not be our last. All the seats were comfortable and acoustics were excellent. Bar service during intermission was speedy. The backdrops for the play were the best we have ever seen.

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Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for attending Mary Poppins. We're glad you enjoyed the show and look forward to seeing you at the theatre again soon! More 

Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A gang of us went to the Venice Theatre to see the rock group "The Diamonds". We knew it would not be the original players since the band originated in 1954 with hits like Little Darlin', Why Do Fools Fall in Love and of course The Stroll. With that said, they were fantastic. The four-part harmonics were precise and beautiful.... More 

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monroe, ct
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

While in Venice, Florida we acquired tickets for Mary Poppins at the Venice Theatre. The performance was thoroughly enjoyable and the ability of the cast was unexpected. We were prepared for a nice night but what we got was a cast that had obviously been working very hard and had been directed extremely well. Naturally, it was not Broadway, but... More 

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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225 reviews 225 reviews
56 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

I attended a performance of Ring of Fire. The space in which it was presented can be arranged to suit the production and this arrangement was chairs on risers. This provided each person a very good view of the performers. Each performer was very talented and made me believe they were having as good a time as we, the audience,... More 

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