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Florida Studio Theatre

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Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is one of the major cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region, bringing the best in Contemporary plays, musicals, and comedy to the Sarasota community since 1973. An professional regional theatre, the FST campus is a...more
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1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped down to Sarasota with my best friend, Chris, to catch some theatre shows and explore the town. We caught a production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gompertz Theatre which I enjoyed very much, and an Improv performance...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheRobConnolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could go on and on about the production we enjoyed here, The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time. Why that last part is hyphenated, you tell me...this play was about a 15 year old autistic boy trying to solve the murder of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Salida1048
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us have been to two events this month. The play, "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" was simply outstanding. The cast, including the leading role who actually is autistic, was exceptional. A thoroughly enjoyable performance. We also went to the "Cabaret"...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NCcreekfront
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They played great guitars and sang very good. I highly recommend the Florida Studio. and the shows are very entertaining.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NYGypsy254
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the improv on Saturday night. It’s light, entertaining, lively and generally fun. If you arrive early, you can order snacks or dinner (beginning at 7:30.) We have to say that we would not recommend it. The food quality varies greatly from good to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cararro
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

What an incredibly amazing place! He had no idea what we were going to discover when we visited this place. The theaters are fun. What probably surprised us the most the top-notch performance of the cast! We could've been on Broadway...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Namesa S
Reviewed 3 February 2019

We have been to two shows here, in different theaters. The shows are always good, the acting very professional, and the facility is clean. The theaters are small enough to make you feel like the performance is just for you. It is a bit slow...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bikehog
Reviewed 26 January 2019

We attended Unchained Melodies tonight at Florida Studio Theatre, in the John C. Court Cabaret. What a great venue! The theatre seats 100 on two levels. We were on the second level, along the rail. We loved our seats overlooking the stage. The show was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 15 January 2019

My husband and I saw "Girls with Guitars" and "Unchained Melody." Both performances were excellent. We saw a similar show of 60s music in Las Vegas a few days before, and the show "Unchained Melody" at the Florida Studio Theater was far superior. The theaters...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sundown_10
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Visit to matinee show at Florida Studio Theater. This is a wonderful group of theaters of varying sizes. Not a bad seat in the whole place. I find the seats a little crowded and short on foot room. I couldn't have stayed seated much longer....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from golf076 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of, but I always wear slacks and a golf shirt. Call them and ask!
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Lots of parking in the area on side streets.