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Great Community Theater

I moved to the Venice area 2 years ago, and this has become on of my favorite places to hang out. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Venice, Florida
Beautifully maintained older theatre

We went to see a Neil Diamond tribute. It was a trip back in time as was the physical building. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Norma B
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140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I moved to the Venice area 2 years ago, and this has become on of my favorite places to hang out. I have loved most all of the performances I have seen. But, in addition, they offer terrific classes. I have taken a comedy class...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to see a Neil Diamond tribute. It was a trip back in time as was the physical building. The actual concert was extremely good. Could almost believe were seeing the real Neil Diamond. The theatre itself is lovely. It is very accessible and...More

Thank Norma B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This theatre has great plays and bands at reasonable prices. All seats are great including the balcony. Great restaurants in close proximity to the theatre.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a season ticket holder since 2003 and I am very happy with the increase in actor diversification, the improved props/scenes, and the improved voices of the various cast members.

Thank whitt3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Sheila was nice enough to treat me not only to a fabulous dinner, a bottle of wine as well as this awesome show!!! Everyone loves the music, it's just so entertaining and fun! Acting was great (for the most part - they had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a terrific show in a comfortable setting with plenty of parking and reasonably priced. As always, the score of this South Pacific is delightful and this production by local talent is terrific with lots of humor and dancing The sets and costumes were...More

Thank annmpalaitis
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

What a comfortable theatre, with easy parking and many restaurants close by. We saw "Lend Me A Tenor" which was v funny, with good amateur actors. A really good show. We like this place and will be coming often, as they have an interesting line...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Have enjoyed various plays at Venice Theatre over the years. Intimate theatre but may be time to replace seats as they are somewhat uncomfortable.

Thank incoming4blood
Reviewed October 2, 2018

For three years now, we’ve had 7-show series tickets to VT. Some shows are in the main theater, others are in the smaller, more “experimental” theater. Almost never are we disappointed in the selection of the show or the quality of the performance. Almost always,...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Enjoyed quite a few shows all did well. Costumes, scenery and actors are all very professional.,looking forward to the next show.

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Yes! There are spots designated for wheelchairs with companion seats next to them. There is an elevator should you want to select balcony seating.
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Anything goes pretty well, but people going to this theater dress nice casual and nice shorts would be acceptable. Same for women....nice casual and you can't go wrong. Great theater, we are going to "Let's Hang On" on... More