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Address: 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4001
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Quality live theater on Sanibel

This is a very special place on Sanibel. Live theater with a thrust stage means every swat is a great one. The staff is professional and courteous and the players we saw were... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2013
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is a very special place on Sanibel. Live theater with a thrust stage means every swat is a great one. The staff is professional and courteous and the players we saw were fantastic. If you go between Dec 20-24 go to their holiday spectacular, it was very well done!

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Had a fantastic time. The staff and actors were great. It's always a treat to see a play here each year on our visit to Sanibel & Captiva.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We've never been disappointed with the comedies at this theater. The theater is always on our Sanibel to-do list.

Thank Gail W
Encinitas, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2013

I always tell anyone that visits Sanibel..... try to plan an evening to see a play! Always well done, always comfortable, always a wonderful evening!

Thank kat v
Fishers, Indiana
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We're live theatre fans and we've just returned from our 25th vacation on Sanibel. Once again we attended a great performance at the Strauss Theatre. If you're on Sanibel during theater season, spend an evening here. Always a good production in a small intimate setting.

Thank Gerry D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Very fun musical. Done well. Small theater, good seating. Very enjoyable evening. Easy ticketing. Priced right. Drinks in the lobby.

Thank Lizbeth123
Sanibel Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Saw a humorous production in this small, commmunity type theater. Spotlessly clean, intimate style, and professionally managed. Ample parking and just plain fun!

Thank SEAJim
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Spending vacation time in the month of March on Sanibel island has to include catching a performance at the Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater. This months performance of "The Marvelous Wonderettes" was a trip back in time to the late 1950's for a high school prom. After intermission, we are at a high school reunion ten years down the line to... More 

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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Price is high for the product. It is hit and miss with mostly miss. Have seen some good but several clunkers. Value not there.

Thank RobertR43
Midwest USA
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

We spur-of-the-moment went to a play here and had an outstanding evening...my husband even ended up being a "star" from the audience! So much fun!

Thank rebabee

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