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Address: 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
Phone Number: +1 239-395-0900
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Each year one of the first stops we make when we get to Sanibel Island is to BIG Arts to buy our tickets for some of the best programs the island offers. Forum, if there are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Each year one of the first stops we make when we get to Sanibel Island is to BIG Arts to buy our tickets for some of the best programs the island offers. Forum, if there are tickets left; concerts; or other programs. All the best! On Sundays at BIG Arts, one of the best kept secrets is the Sanibel Jazz... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Have had the opportunity to watch two shows at Big Arts and was pleased each time. Godspell last year and Musical of Musicals this past weekend. Artists were fantastic, theater was great, and the performances were outstanding. Definitely put this one on your list to do--take in a show. You won't be disappointed.

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Tallmadge, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We love BIG Arts. We found Monday Indie Movie night an important part of our stay, and looked forward to every single screening while we were there. We enjoyed the reception and especially the discussion afterward. It will be a big part of our visit next year.

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Long Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

My friends and I recently attended the well done play called Camping With Henry and Tom at the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss theater. The actors superbly portrayed the characters of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Warren G. Harding so that we were able to get a glimpse into history. The story was based on true incidents as these fellows... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

We saw "Tom and Henry Go Camping". It was well done. The theatre only holds about 80-100 people, so all seats are good. THE CAVEAT: the box office is on Dunlop Road, but the theatre is on Periwinkle Way. If we hadn't scoped it out the afternoon before, we would have been searching all over Dunlop for it. The building... More 

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Darnestown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Although we are long-time Sanibel visitors, we had never visited either theatre in the BIG-Arts complex. But, this year, staying longer into January and invited by our guest, we attended both the "Camping with Henry and Tom" play and the Slo-can Ramblers Bluegrass concert. Both the smaller and larger theaters were comfortable and well suited to these performances. And both... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

While visiting friends on the island they had purchased tickets for the play "Camping with Henry and Tom" . The play ,the actors and the theater itself was very enjoyable. We were fortunate enough to go to opening night. Unfortunately our friends had purchased tickets to see Livingston Taylor which was at the larger auditorium. Rather than going on and... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Art exhibits, music, theater and dance performances and film and lecture series. Most of the activities are during winter season. Visual art exhibited is very high caliber by local artists!

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Springfield, Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Big Arts offers many options, from lectures during season, great music selections and classes offered by retired professors. Big Arts is a must for those who are interested in cultural and intellectual stimulation. It also offers art and computer classes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Have enjoyed a variety of events, all of which have been enjoyable. From Forum lecture series to theatre productions to educational classes - all have been worthwhile.

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