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Venice Theatre

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Address: 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
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Nice theatre

We went to this theatre to watch the play: "INHERIT THE WIND". It was an interesting show. The performance was phenomenal! The theatre is nice and seats are comfortable enough to... read more

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to this theatre to watch the play: "INHERIT THE WIND". It was an interesting show. The performance was phenomenal! The theatre is nice and seats are comfortable enough to enjoy the show. The staff at the theatre was nice too. If you like to have some wine , there is a bar in this building where you could... More 

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Thank NEr V
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their productions are well played and directed using actors of all ages, who seem to enjoy their craft!

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Thank Daniel L
Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pink building housing the Venice Theater downtown is in very good shape and very interesting to see itself. The shows are varied, but we like the comedies and musicals. I don't know if the actors are amateurs or professionals, but they work very hard to give a very good performance. We always order our tickets early to get good... More 

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Thank leendarn
Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best and almost the largest community theater in the United States. I've been a member for 18 years and can tell you the shows are very professional, the scenery is remarkable and the staff very accommodating. Make it a point to put it on your vacation to-do list.

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Thank Carolyn L
Venice, Florida
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378 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice evening's entertainment, close to downtown and many restaurants...If you are used to Broadway you will be disappointed...Clean family entertainment..If you are willing to drive a half hour North there are better choices in Sarasota...Decent seats are hard to find because subscribers get most of them...OK acoustics..Hearing supplements are available free. Friendly people, mostly volunteers.

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Thank gardner34285
Carling Township RR 1 Nobel ON CA
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190 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An ambitious and well executed production but lengthy. Very high energy throughout the entire show. You can order tickets on-line. Try the balcony for a bit better view of the stage.

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Thank Paddler14
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Went to see Herman's Hermits at the Venice theatre. There isn't a bad seat in the house! Very impressed with the front office and the volunteers during the performance. Would definitely go again. Ticket prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Hognfrog
Mundelein, Illinois
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

A must to go there to see a play every year for the past 3 years. This year we saw Crazy for you. A musical. Was very well down. The different Scene sets were Very impressive. Overall I have to rate the Excellent performance and quit entertaining. A must go.

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Thank DDSanti
Venice, Florida
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Group of us went to see Peter Noon / Hermans Hermits. Peter and the band gave us two hours of almost non stop entertainment The theater is small but very well run by mostly volunteers Nice to have a glass of wine or beer before the show and during the intermission Whatever your choice of entertainment is, i would not... More 

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Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the concert and hope you come back soon! More 

Venice, Florida
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This theatre puts on a lot of very diverse plays, from adult to children's performances. Not a bad seat in the house due to the smaller size of each theater. I've seen many shows here and am always pleased with the shows and performances. Enjoy

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