This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas is a quick-change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire, and an Egyptian princess take you from the moors of England to Egypt and back again in this campy masterpiece.
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2021-2022 OUR 72ND SEASON!
A comedic romp into the fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons! In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with vicious fairies, nasty ogres and ‘90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
Starke, Florida has everything: agoraphobia, ‘80s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken electric chair, kleptomania, strippers, flan and disco. Get your seats early… Trailer Park filled every seat in 2009, 2011, and 2013!
“All About Soul” performs incredible renditions of some of Billy Joel’s most requested and popular hits. A must see for any fan of Billy Joel! This truly amazing tribute pays homage to one of the industry’s most decorated, honored, and multi-talented musicians of our time.
Dwight Icenhower and his Blue Suede Band are back at Venice Theatre bringing you the ULTIMATE Tribute to the KING! Dwight is considered one of the best Elvis tribute artists in the country today. He has mastered the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s eras of Elvis’ career and had won a myriad of national Elvis awards. In 2018 Dwight was hand picked by APPLE to be the face of their new worldwide advertising campaign.
The comedy team of Compton and Bennett are off their walkers again in this hysterical sequel to the runaway hit about the nursing home and beyond. Christmas, Hanukkah, and retirement will never be the same.
A magical Venice Theatre tradition celebrating its 20th year! Our original musical adaptation of Dickens’ classic story follows Ebenezer Scrooge (played by Brad Wages) as he reflects on his past, present and possible future.
Celebrated as the finest retro holiday party in the southeast for 5 years running, Johnny Wild brings his acclaimed Christmas Spectacular to life for two wild nights of winter wonderland fun! With classic Christmas tunes, your favorite Sock Hop melodies, guest appearances by Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and even the big man in red, you won't want to miss Johnny Wild & the Delights' Christmas Spectacular!
Rus Anderson has spent years perfecting the piano playing, vocals, and mannerisms of Elton John and has traveled the world over with thousands of performances to his credit. This insanely energetic performer is endorsed by the official Elton John Fan Club!
The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club with a jumpin’ new beat. Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that Waller made famous. Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical.
Broadway and TV star NORM LEWIS has been seen in the NBC television special, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!,” alongside John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and Alice Cooper. He recently appeared in the Broadway revival of "Once on This Island" and as Sweeney Todd in the Off-Broadway production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at the Barrow Street Theatre. In 2014, he made history as "The Phantom of the Opera’s" first African American Phantom on Broadway.
This group of 10 seasoned entertainers is preserving the music and style of the iconic group Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Respectfully paying tribute to all the classic "Seasons" details, Let's Hang On! also pays tribute to the Broadway show, The Jersey Boys. Capturing The Four Seasons' trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies, and crisp choreography, this full-blown stage show includes "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like a Man," "December '63," and many more mega hits of the '60s.
Majesty of Rock faithfully recreates the exact sounds and nuances of the super group, Journey. They pay special homage to Journey’s best years (1977-1998) when Steve Perry fronted the band. Lead singer John D’Agostino aces Steve Perry’s golden voice, capturing his power, range and tone.
Travel to a French provincial town where you’ll meet smart and beautiful Belle, arrogant Gaston, a castle full of talking inanimate objects, and a Prince under a beastly spell. The original Broadway production ran for over 13 years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Featuring Tom Becker, a former member of the New Christy Minstrels. Tom Becker recreates the style and sound of one of America's immortal musical storytellers. Hear all your favorite John Denver songs like "Country Roads," "Annie's Song," "Rocky Mountain High" in an evening that is sure to have you singing along.
This Drama Desk winner was named one of TIME Magazine's ten best shows of 2001. With just two cast members this beloved modern musical ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a New York marriage.
Yet another Venice Theatre very special event. The Showtime Benefit is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and features some of the area’s top talent. Come join us for an afternoon of singing, dancing and just plain fun while helping to support a worthy cause. Be there!
The Folk Legacy Trio sings the Great American Folksong Book™, the songs of the great Folk Era from the ‘50s through the mid-‘70s. Take a journey through American Musical History with the trio's signature dynamic harmonies enriching some of the most beloved songs ever written.
Jade and Samuel E form the perfect duo combining powerhouse vocals with show stopping arrangements. The Anthems: The Music of Whitney Houston is more than the incomparable music of a legendary diva. It takes the listener on an exclusive journey, using multi-media platforms to give an inside look at the stories behind the music.
The Silver Foxes are a professionally-directed volunteer troupe who have been bringing entertainment to the area for over 25 years. These young-at-heart retirees act, sing and dance! Each March they bring a full-scale production to our MainStage, led by their beloved director, Brad Wages. Check your calendars now and get your tickets for their 28th Annual Extravaganza - "Broadway for the Chill of It.”
The facade of a seemingly peaceful Alabama town begins to crack when a young black man is accused of a terrible crime. Lawyer Atticus Finch defends him in a trial that rocks the community. As told through the eyes of Atticus’ daughter, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion and courage.
Una and Ray had a relationship 15 years ago and haven’t set eyes on each other since. She’s found him again and is seeking answers about the past. Guilt, rage, and raw emotions run high in what The Telegraph calls, “an extraordinary, no-holds-barred drama.”
Back by popular demand, with an added show! This tribute to The Eagles includes all their greatest songs, from their earliest classics like "Take It Easy," "Desperado," and "One of These Nights" to huge hits like "Heartache Tonight" and "Hotel California."
Multiple award winning Tribute Artist, Carla Del Villaggio, has entertained across the country from Miami to Las Vegas to New York City. She has the look and sound of the incomparable Barbra Streisand. From the hair down to the trademark nails, and wearing meticulously detailed replicas of iconic concert gowns, she is "Simply Streisand" in every way.
Danish prince Hamlet discovers that his uncle Claudius murdered his father and took the throne; Hamlet’s mother has married the usurper. This action-packed interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Delight in performances from top-quality theatre troupes from around the globe. Many perform in their native language, but it’s easy to follow what’s happening because the language of theatre is universal!