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 have you on the edge of your seat. School-time performance: April 17 at 11 a.m. Contact Kristofer Geddie at kgeddie@venicetheatre.net or 941.584.0639.

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The longest-running American Musical in Broadway history finally comes to Venice! CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway musicals great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the sexiest, most astonishing Bob Fosse-inspired dancing you’ll ever see. CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations all around the world.

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The Folk Legacy Trio sings the Great American Folksong Book™, the songs of the great Folk Era from the ‘50s through the mid-‘70s, including songs from The Weavers, The Kingston Trio, The Limeliters, Peter Paul & Mary, The New Christy Minstrels, The Brothers Four, The Chad Mitchell Trio, Tom Paxton, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Gordon Lightfoot, Simon & Garfunkel, John Denver, and others.  It is a journey through American Musical History with their signature dynamic harmonies enriching some of the most beloved songs ever written.  

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Blackbird

Cancelled with hopes to reschedule

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."

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Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind. But her talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and headmistress. Dreaming of a better life, she stands up against those who would oppress her, taking her destiny into her own hands. School-time performance: May 22 at 11 a.m. Contact Kristofer Geddie at kgeddie@venicetheatre.net or 941.584.0639.

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aactWORLDFEST

Jun 22-27, 2020

aactWORLDFEST is a world-wide week-long community theatre festival presented by the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) and Venice Theatre. Delight in performances from top-quality theatre troupes from around the globe!

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