Performing arts: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 27, 2012 

What's on stage

MANATEE

THEATER

Island Players Theater: 10009 Gulf Dr., Anna Maria

"Postmortem," 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 4-14. $20. Box office: 941-778-5755.

Manatee Players: Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St.

"Evita," 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 7; Tickets: $13-$26. "Pump Boys and Dinettes, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 25-Nov. 11; Tickets: $13-$26. "Forever Plaid; Plaid Tidings," 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 29-Dec. 23; Tickets: $13-$26. Information: 941-748-5875.

State College of Florida's David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre: 5840 26th St. W.

"Story Theatre," 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29, Oct. 1, 4-6, and 2 p.m. Sept. 30; Tickets: $10-$15. "Crimes of the Heart," 8 p.m. Nov. 16-17, 19, 23-24, and 2 p.m. Nov. 18 and 25; $10-$15. Information: 941-752-5252.

SARASOTA

DANCE

Fuzion Dance Company: Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail

Dance Now free art exhibit inspirational series: "It's Political," Oct. 18. "For the Love of Art," Dec. 20. "Child's Play from Mindy Solomon," Feb. 28. "Sculptures of Woodrow Nash/Installations by Jackie Peters Cully," May 30. All performance times are 6 p.m. Information: 941-365-2032.

FSU Center for Performing Arts: 5555 N. Tamiami Trail

Sarasota Ballet presents the Paul Taylor Dance Company "Gossamer Gallants," "The Uncommitted," and "Cascade," Oct. 26-28; $30-$90. 941-359-0099, ext. 101.

Sarasota Opera House: 61 N. Pineapple Ave.

Sarasota Ballet's Sir Frederick Ashton's "Symphonic Variations," Christopher Wheeldon's "There Were She Loved, "Paul Taylor's "Company B," Nov. 16-17; $30-#90. 941-359-0099, ext. 101.

OPERA

Sarasota Opera: 61 N. Pineapple

"Rigoletto," Oct. 26-Nov. 12; $19 and up. Sarasota Youth Opera: "Little Nemo in Slumberland," Nov. 10-11; $15 and up. Information: 941-328-1300.

THEATER

Asolo Repertory Theatre/Asolo Conservatory: FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail

Asolo Repertory Theatre: "1776," Nov. 16-Dec. 22; $23-$65. Box office: 941-351-8000.

Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way

Asolo Repertory Theatre FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Production: "The Tragedy of Macbeth," 8 p.m., Oct. 18; $5 general admission, $2.50 groups of 10 or more, GPAC family members or students are admitted free. Information: 941-552-5325.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

"Applause," through Sept. 30; $25. "Zombie Town: A Documentary Play," Oct. 11-14 and 18-21; $15. Tickets for the Broadway series shows "Nunsense," "Annie," "Sunset Boulevard," "9 to 5," "Harvey," and "Side Show," are on sale now; $25 each. Drag Queen Bingo, 8 p.m. Oct. 5 ; $5.Box office: 941-365-2494 or www.theplayers.org.

ST. PETERSBURG

THEATER

American Stage: 163 Third St. N.,

"Hysteria: or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis, through Oct. 21; $29-$59. Information: 727-823-7529.

Progress Energy's Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. S.

"A Celebration of Harry Belafonte -- A Harlem Renaissance Event," 8 p.m. Oct. 6; $35-$100. Information: 727-893-7832.

TAMPA

THEATER

David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts: 1010 N. MacInnes Place

"Fahrenheit 451," through Sept. 30; $28 and up. Paula Poundstone, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6; $20-$34.50. "You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up!" through Oct. 14; $35.50 and up. "And Then There Were None," Oct. 4-14; $18-$23, "Pay-What-You-Can", 8 p.m. Oct. 8. "Gorey Stories," Oct. 24-Nov. 18; $28 and up. Louis C.K., 7:30 and 10 p.m. Nov. 29; $45. Information 813-229-7827.

Sun Dome: 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa

Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music," 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 6, and 1 and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7; $12 and up. Information: 813-974-3004.

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