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May


Seussical the Musical
Sat. May. 15
6:00 PM
Music Compound is proud to present Seussical. This production will feature elementary students with a passion for performing.
Location: Music Compound, 1751 Cattlemen Road
Information: www.musiccompound.com/events/seussical/ or 941.379.9100

 

June


Florida Studio Theatre - Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas
Jun 2 - Jul 11 Varus Days & Times
Meet Sophie Tucker, The Last of the Red Hot Mamas! With a voice and personality that lit up Vaudeville and Broadway, Tucker proved that female entertainers could reach the top of show business on their own terms. Starring FST favorite Kathy Halenda, this sizzling show features classics like “The Lady is a Tramp,” “You’ve Got to See Mama Every Night,” and Tucker’s signature song, “Some of These Days.”
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Gompertz Theatre
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000
Summer Camp at Music Compound
Mon. Jun. 14
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Music Compound offers a fun and interactive summer camp for Sarasota and Manatee students of all ages. The perfect camp for kids who want to explore new music or get better in their favorite instrument. Full day options offered. Each week ends with a performance for family and friends. Find your inner musician this summer.
Location: 1751 Cattlemen Road
Information: musiccompound.com/camps/summercamp/ or 941.379.9100
Florida Studio Theatre - Great Balls Of Fire
Jun 15 - Aug 29 Varus Dates & Times
Subscribe and Save Buy Tickets Jerry Lee Lewis was the original bad boy of Rock & Roll. Led by Jason Cohen, who has played Lewis in nearly 80 cities across North America, Great Balls of Fire brings the ivory-smashing superstar back to life. With hits from the ‘50s and beyond, including “Good Golly, Miss Molly,” “Shake, Rattle, and Roll,” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” this electrifying act will have you dancing in your seat.
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Court Cabaret
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000
SCD Kids Program Intermediate Movers
Mon. Jun. 28
June 28 - July 2 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Ages 8-12 (Exceptions can be made regarding ages) Dance with us this summer and learn actual works from SCD's repertoire. Daily classes include Contemporary, Hip Hop, Afro-Modern Jazz, and Acro. Students will also participate in a variety of games and crafts. Small snacks provided. Early Bird Tuition: $175 Cost: $200 after June 1st
Location: Sarasota Contemporary Dance 1400 Boulevard of the Arts Suite 300
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/kids-summer-programs
SCD Kids Summer Program Intorduction to Dance
Mon. Jun. 28
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ages 5-8 June 28 - July 2 9:00 am - 1:00 pm No dance experience necessary. Join us this summer as we explore new ways of moving. Students will have the opportunity to take Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro, Afro-Modern, Jazz and Creative Movement. Each day will also include craft time and a small snack will be provided. Early Bird Tuition:$150 $175 after June 1st
Location: Sarasota Contemporary Dance 1400 Boulevard of the Arts Suite 300
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/kids-summer-programs
Florida Studio Theatre - My Lord What A Night
Jun 30 - Aug 15 Varus Days & Times
In 1937, after performing a sold-out concert in Princeton, NJ, internationally renowned singer Marian Anderson was refused a room at the whites-only Nassau Inn. With nowhere to go, Albert Einstein invited her to stay in his own home, sparking a lifelong friendship. Based on actual events, this insightful new play offers a rare glimpse into real-life struggles faced by two 20th century icons.
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Keating Theatre
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000

 

July


Florida Studio Theatre - Rounding Third
Jul 28 - Aug 29 Varus Days & Times
Little League coaches Don and Michael couldn’t be more different—Don believes in winning at all costs, while Michael just wants the team to have fun. From their first tentative meeting until the championship game, these two coaches battle it out over everything from character-building to shoelaces to misfired pop-flies. This Off-Broadway comedy is a heartwarming story of runs and errors, exploring fatherhood, friendship, and what it means to truly win.
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Gompertz Theatre
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000

 

September


Florida Studio Theatre - Jukebox Saturday Night
Sep 7 - Oct 31 Varus Dates & Times
Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business.”
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000

 

March


Vintage POP!
Mar 24 - May 23 Varus Dates & Time
With music made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, this revue starring Summer Cabaret favorite Carole J. Bufford explores the evolution of popular music from The Roaring Twenties to The Soaring Eighties. Featuring hits like “St. Louis Blues,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Sway,” and “A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.”
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Keating Theatre
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000
Florida Studio Theatre - Three Pianos
Mar 31 - May 23 Varus Days & Times
From Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder to Carole King and Alicia Keys, Three Pianos celebrates the musical pioneers who refused to fit the mold of “rock star” and forged their own paths in the industry. This high-energy music revue will have you singing along to such ivory-tickling classics as “Crocodile Rock,” “Beautiful,” and “Just the Way You Are.”
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Gompertz Theatre
Information: www.floridastudiotheatre.org/ or 941.366.9000