Performing arts: July 25-31

July 25, 2013 

PERFORMING ARTS: What's on stage



First Church of the Nazarene: 1616 59th St. W., Bradenton

Michael Jr. "Stand Up and Give," 6 p.m. Aug. 18. Tickets: $20. Information: 800-481-2761.


Manatee Players Performing Arts Center: 502 Third Ave. W., Bradenton

Broadway Bootcamp student performance of "Ragtime," 7 p.m. July 26 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 27. Tickets: $19. "Les Miserables," Aug. 8-25. "Grease," Sept. 12-29. All tickets are $26-$36. Information: 941-748-5875.



Black Box Theater: New College of Florida, 5920 General Dougher Place

Fuzion Dance Artists "In the Round," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-3, and 2 p.m. Aug. 4; $10. Information: 941-345-5755.


Banyan Theater Company: FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail

"Heroes," through Aug. 4. "Time Stands Still," Aug. 8-25. All tickets: $28.50 adults, $8 students with ID. Box office: 941-351-2808 or

New College of Florida: Fitness Center on Pei Campus, 5639 Gen. Twinning Road, Sarasota

Fuzion Dance Artists "Behind the Curtain," noon Aug. 14 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21. No charge. Information: 941-345-5755.

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Gompertz Theatre: Summer season series: "South Beach Babylon," July 26-Aug. 18; $18-$36. Keating Theatre: Summer season series: "The Underpants," through Aug. 11; $18-$42. Kids Komedy Club, 11 a.m. Saturdays; $6. Information: 941-366-9000.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

John C. Court Cabaret: FST Improv, 8:30 p.m., Saturdays through Aug. 24; $12. Summer Sizzler Series: "Boys Next Door," 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 27, 2 p.m. July 28; $18. S.N.A.P. Series: "Thousand Oaks," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 and 2 p.m. Aug. 11; $18. The Players Performing Arts Studio: Summer Camp Showcase, 7 p.m. Aug. 1; $8. "Players New Play Festival," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12-15 and 17; $9. Drag Queen Bingo, 8 p.m. Fridays; $5. Kids Comedy Club performances are 11 a.m. on select Saturday mornings; $6, includes lunch and a drink. Box office: 941-365-2494 or



Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. S., St Petersburg

Bruce Bruce, DeRay Davis and Hanibal Buress: "Laughs: Shut Up and Laugh," 8 p.m. Aug. 16; $29.50 and up. Kevin James, 8 p.m. Aug. 24; $52.50 and up. Information: 727-892-5767.



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

"The Lonesome West," through Aug. 4; $28. Russell Brand: Messiah Complex World Tour, 8 p.m. Sept. 20; $35 and up. Information 813-229-7827.

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