Must see entertainment in Sarasota

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    Circus Arts Conservatory

    In addition to putting on the ever-popular Sailor Circus each year, this circus center offers professional performances along with circus training and…

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    Asolo Repertory Theatre

    This lauded regional theater company is also an acting conservatory (in partnership with Florida State University). It presents a mix of commissioned…

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    Westcoast Black Theater Troupe

    One of only two African American theater ventures in Florida, WBTT has a reputation for high-quality musicals and thought-provoking dramas. Through the…

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    Sarasota Opera House

    This elegant, 1000-seat Mediterranean revival venue was built in 1926, and the two-month winter opera season is a serious affair.

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    McCurdy's Comedy Theatre

    Within the walls of this recently remodeled, bright-purple venue in the heart of historic downtown Sarasota, a rotating cast of stand-up comedians put on…

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    Burns Court Cinema

    This wee theater in an alleyway off Pineapple Ave presents independent and foreign films. It's run by the Sarasota Film Society (SFS;…

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    Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

    This city-run arts hall hosts crowd-pleasing favorites, from touring Broadway musicals to magicians, ballet, pops orchestras and more.

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    Players Theatre

    This highly regarded nonprofit community theater stages popular Broadway musicals, new plays and collaborations.