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Event Calender

December 13, 2023


Little Shop of Horrors

From 12:00AM to 12:00AM

A hapless flower shop assistant, Seymour stumbles across a new breed of plant, which he names ‘Audrey II’ after his coworker crush. The saucy, R&B-singing carnivore promises Seymour unending fame and fortune with one condition: he must keep feeding it BLOOD. Seymour soon discovers Audrey II’s out-of-this-world origins and its man-eating appetite for global domination.

Location: Gompertz Theatre

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/winter-mainstage-series-2023-24/little-shop-of-horrors/

Phone: 9413669000

Pictures From Home

From 12:00AM to 12:00AM

A moving and comedic portrait of a mother, a father, and the son who photographed their lives. Drawing inspiration from Larry Sultan’s celebrated photo memoir, Pictures From Home will evoke recollections of childhood, parenthood, and the ever-changing nature of familial bonds. Can we ever really know our parents?

Location: Keating Theatre

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/winter-mainstage-series-2023-24/pictures-from-home/

Phone: 9413669000

Deck The Halls

From 10:00AM to 11:00AM

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes Christmas and Hanukkah in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, Deck the Halls gets audiences ready to celebrate the holidays, Florida style! Get excited for palm trees with decorations, swimming in the sea, sand snowmen, and more. An annual Sarasota holiday tradition, Deck the Halls invites families to get into the holiday spirit and join in on the fun at this interactive family show.

Location: Keating Theatre

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/childrens-theatre-series-2023-24/deck-the-halls/

Phone: 9413669000

Mote x Big Top Brewing - Finhead Lager Launch

From 3:00PM to 7:00PM

You're gonna need a bigger glass!On Dec. 16, from 3-7 PM, meet us at Big Top Brewing as we celebrate the launch of Finhead Lager, a light beer with a BIG purpose.Mote is thrilled to announce this new colla-BEER-ation with Big Top! Proceeds from every sip benefit Mote and its mission to create a better environment for ourselves and our children through innovative science and education.Enjoy live music, food trucks, axe throwing, corn hole, shark-related activities and more, along with the opportunity to be the first to taste this new brew!

Location: Big Top Brewing, 975 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232

Website: mote.org/bigtop

Phone: 9413766717

Take It to the Limit

From 6:00PM to 7:30PM

A tribute to the music of the 1970s Rock & Roll rebels, who skillfully fused folk, country, and R&B to create a fresh, new sound. With hits by iconic musicians like The Allman Brothers Band, The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, and Fleetwood Mac, this guitar musical revue tells the story of lessons learned from hard knocks and lively living. Featuring songs such as “When Will I Be Loved,” “Ramblin’ Man,” “Landslide,” and “Hotel California.”

Location: 1239 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/winter-cabaret-series-2023-24/take-it-to-the-limit/

Phone: 941-366-9000

Up on the Roof

From 7:30PM to 9:00PM

In the 1950s and ‘60s, chart-topping songs burst out of Midtown Manhattan. The Brill Building stood at the center of it all. The iconic ‘Brill Sound’ produced legendary songwriting teams like Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Carole King and Gerry Goffin, as well as Burt Bacharach and Hal David, who churned out hit after hit. Featuring songs like “A Teenager in Love,” “One Fine Day,” “Walk on By,” “River Deep Mountain High,” and many more.

Location: 1265 1st Street Sarasota, FL 34236

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/winter-cabaret-series-2023-24/up-on-the-roof/

Phone: 941-366-9000

SoloFest

From 7:30PM to 4:00PM

Part of a new festival of one-person plays in The Pinkerton. Up close and personal, you will meet working-class Liverpool housewife Shirley Valentine, played by Jan Wallace. DEC 8 - 10, 2023One-man show about the presidency of Harry S. Truman, starring Jack Rabito. DEC 12 - 14, 2023A one-man play about American humorist Mark Twain performed by Alan Kitty DEC 15 - 17, 2023Performances on the 10th and 17th begin at 2:00Tickets $26

Location: Venice Theatre -- Pinkerton

Website: www.venicetheatre.org

Phone: 9414881115

A Christmas Carol

From 7:30PM to 9:30PM

We are counting our blessings as Venice Theatre’s musical version of A Christmas Carol returns with the joyous spirit of the year-end holidays. Intergenerational veterans from past productions (including Brad Wages as Scrooge) join with new cast members to tell Charles’ Dickens’ story of redemption and rebirth.Matinees begin at 2:00Tickets $26.00

Location: Raymond Center at Venice Theatre

Website: www.venicetheatre.org

Phone: 9414881115

FST Improv Presents: To Die For

From 7:30PM to 9:00PM

A Comedic Whodunit with a New Culprit Every Night! FST Improv’s popular murder mystery returns—this time with a fun, film-noir spin. With a cast of quirky characters, To Die For features all the suspense and twists and turns of your favorite mystery thriller with a heaping dose of criminal comedy. Using audience suggestions, our plucky detective will go to extreme lengths to crack the case. Can you figure out whodunit?

Location: Bowne's Lab

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/fst-improv-2023-24/to-die-for/

Phone: 9413669000