Performing arts: Sept. 5-11

September 5, 2013 

PERFORMING ARTS: What's on stage




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

"Grease," Sept. 12-29. "Young Frankenstein," Oct. 24-Nov. 10. All tickets are $26-$36. Information: 941-748-5875.



Sarasota Opera House: 61 N. Pineapple Ave.

Information: 941-328-1300.


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

Asolo Repertory Theatre: William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," Oct. 30-Nov. 18. FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training: "The School For Lies," Oct. 29-Nov. 17. All productions are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. All tickets are $27 preview nights, $28 matinees, $29 evening shows. Box office: 941-351-8000.

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

Box office: 941-351-2808 or

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Kids Komedy Club, 11 a.m. Saturdays; $6. Information: 941-366-9000.

Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota

"The Nostalgia Show," 8 p.m. Sept. 18; $17.50. Information: 941-552-5325.

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota

Ringling International Art Festival:

Ringling Museum Art Galleries: Opening Night, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9; $500.

Cook Theatre: Belarus Free Theatre "Minsk 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker, 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 10, 5 p.m. Oct. 11 and 1 p.m. Oct. 12; $40. Leev Theater Group "Hamlet, Prince of Grief," 5 p.m. Oct. 10, 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 11 and 5 p.m. Oct. 12; $30.

Mertz Theatre: Rocio Molina "Danzaoro," 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 10; $40. Tere O'Connor Dance, 5 p.m. Oct. 10, 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 11, and 1 p.m. Oct. 12; $40.

Historic Asolo Theater: Stephen Prutsman and the Aeolus Quartet "Sherlock Jr.," 9 p.m. Oct. 10, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 11, 5 p.m. Oct. 12; $40.

Bolger Campiello: Jazz Sunsets on the Bay, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 10-11. Free with museum admission.

Museum of Art Courtyard: Closing Night Party, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12; $40.

Information: 941-360-7399 or

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

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

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe: 1646 10th Way

"Purlie," Nov. 13-Dec. 15. Information: 941-366-1505.



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

Artie Lange, 8 p.m. Sept. 28; $32.50 and up. Cedric "The Entertainer," 8 p.m. Oct. 5; $49.50 and up. Information: 727-892-5767.



Ruth Ecker Hall: 1111 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater

Jimmy Fallon's Clean Cut Comedy Tour, 8 p.m. Oct. 16; $45. Information: 727-791-7400.



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

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex World Tour, 8 p.m. Sept. 20; $35 and up. Information 813-229-7827.

Stage Works: 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

"A Raisin in the Sun," Oct. 1-20; $10-$26. Information: 813-251-8984.

USF Sun Dome: 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa

Sesame Street Live "Can't Stop Singing," 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 2; $18.50-$62.50. Information: 813-974-3002

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