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Venice Theatre

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Address: 140 West Tampa Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: 941-488-1115
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Another Great Show!!

Just saw Broadway Soul...what a great show. It was in the Pinkerton Theater which is smaller, but with a show like this it made it intimate. Always good shows at reasonable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tricia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just saw Broadway Soul...what a great show. It was in the Pinkerton Theater which is smaller, but with a show like this it made it intimate. Always good shows at reasonable prices. Definitely recommend going to a show if your in Venice.

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Venice, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this is a smaller venue, that's the ONLY thing small. Lots of volunteers make attending a pleasure. The talent is varied so everyone finds something to enjoy. The building itself has a quaint look accompanied by professional appeal.

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Thank Kathy M
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy most of the shows put on at the lovely Venice Theatre. The costumes are always very well done in keeping with the theme of the show. Actors and Actresses very talented and work hard to produce a quality show. There has only been one or two shows we did not like over the past year or so. We... More 

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Thank Joan513
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Show Singing Dancing Comedy Awesome Local talent Saw it other couples Men enjoyed it also Don't miss it next year

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Thank Nanacan63
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a community theater with local performers, for the most part. The spirit is always there, and the quality ranges from adequate to excellent. I have seen 3 shows there, and I thought two fine and one outstanding. The prices reflect the local nature of the entertainment, and a matinee followed by dinner at one of the Venice Avenue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times. Good shows and entertainment. Reasonable prices and friendly staff.

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Thank jjr21
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Deer Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We attended the show James and the Giant Peach. I thought it would be a good idea for the whole family. As reluctant as they were when I told them I got tickets, as the show was on, there were smiles on each of their faces. The actors and crew put on a very good show, the prices were very... More 

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

So glad you all came and enjoyed the show! More 

Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We don't go as often as we would like It is community theater at it's best. We say Rocky Horror Picture Show and it was fabulous The whole audience was involved. They have a bar in the lobby and you can order drinks ahead for the intermission Sarasota County is the cultural leader in the state of Florida

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

Thanks for the good review. If you enjoyed Rocky we have a few things that might be up your alley this season. Check out Random Acts during the Summer Cabaret Festival and maybe Toxic Avenger the Musical (yep!) in Sept. and Oct. More 

Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I love our little gem of a theatre. Not only does it offer great plays, it also offers our young an opportunity to become actors and even work behind the scenes to learn a host of crafts. Many children have gone on to work in theatre because of their experience.

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

Thank you for your support! More 

Hudson, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I purchased tickets online before we visited Venice for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". We had excellents seats even though I bought them just a couple weeks before the show. There's a free public parking lot maybe a half block or so from the theatre. In the lobby you can purchase drinks from the bar... More 

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

Thanks for coming! We're so glad you enjoyed the experience. More 

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