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Nice Theatre

If you are looking for a small theater that really does bring a lot of talent in- this is it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Venice, Florida
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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 weeks ago
Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a small theater that really does bring a lot of talent in- this is it. Friendly, small, unique talent, and affordable. Parking is plentiful across the street and behind the theater. Venice has a lot to offer. Many dining venues...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mam59
Reviewed November 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Norma B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank msousa2015
Reviewed November 6, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank whitt3
Reviewed November 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dan G
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
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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February 24, 2018|
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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
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Gulfport, Florida
Sunday Brunch (4 Replies)
Any recommendations for a good brunch buffet in or near Venice? We will be making a day trip to see a Sunday matinee (2pm) show at the Venice Theatre in January and would like to take our folks to brunch before the show. Any hotels that do brunch? Or clubs open to public for brunch? Or a good restaurant that does a brunch buffet? Thanks for your advice.
December 26, 2010|
Response fromSRQgirl|
You say this is a daytrip. Where will you be driving from? There are many places to grab a meal on a Sunday afternoon. (There aren't any big hotels in Venice.) ~SRQgirl