Performing arts: Sept. 19-25

September 19, 2013 

PERFORMING ARTS: What's on stage

MANATEE

THEATER

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.

Neel Performing Arts Center: 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton

"Bright Ideas," Oct. 4-5, 7, 11-13; $10-$12. "The Music Man," 8 p.m. Nov. 1-2 and 2 p.m. Nov. 3; $6-$12. Box office: 941-752-5252.

SARASOTA

OPERA

Sarasota Opera: 61 N. Pineapple Ave.

"Die Fledermaus," Nov. 1-15. Tickets: $19-$125. Sarasota Youth Opera: "Little Sweep," 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 10; $10-$20. Box Office: 941-366-8450.

THEATER

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.

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: 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 www.ringing.org.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

"Steel Magnolias," Sept. 18-29. "Crazy For You," Oct. 23-Nov. 3. 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. All tickets are $25-$30.Box office: 941-365-2494 or www.theplayers.org.

Unitarian Universalist Church: 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota

"Prelude to Pride: Scott and Patti Showgirl Reunion," 6 p.m. receptiom, 7:30 p.m. curtains, Sept. 30; $25 reception, $15 general admission. Information: 941-351-4347.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: 777 N. Tamiami Trail

"So You Think You Can Dance," 7 p.m. Oct. 27; $65 and up. "Mamma Mia!" 8 p.m. Oct. 29-30; $35 and up. Tango Fire," 8 p.m. Nov. 16; $TBA. "The Price Is Right Live! Stage Show, Nov. 17. Cirque Dreams "Holidaze," Nov. 24.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe: 1646 10th Way

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

ST. PETERSBURG

THEATER

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

Artie Lange, 8 p.m. Sept. 28; $32.50 and up. Frank Caliendo, 7:30 p.m.; $39.50 and up. Cedric "The Entertainer," 8 p.m. Nov. 8; $49.50 and up. Information: 727-892-5767.

TAMPA

THEATER

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. 3-20; $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; $16-$60. Information: 813-974-3002.

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