Performing arts: Oct. 24-30

October 24, 2013 

PERFORMING ARTS: What's on stage

MANATEE

THEATER

Anna Maria Island Community Center: 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria

Murder Mystery Dinner "Murrd-Arr!!!" 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2; $30. Information: 941-778-1908, ext. 0.

Island Players: 10009 Gulf Dr., Anna Maria

AMICCO Fundraiser: "Over the River and through the Woods," 8 p.m. Dec. 3; $20 donation. Information: 941-778-5755.

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

Stone Hall: "Young Frankenstein," through Nov. 10. "Peter Pan," Dec. 5-22. All tickets are $26-$36. Bradenton Kiwanis Studio Theater: "Our Town," 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursday, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Oct. 31-Nov. 17; $15-$26. Information: 941-748-5875.

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

"The Music Man," 8 p.m. Nov. 1-2 and 2 p.m. Nov. 3; $6-$12. "The Story of Juanito Citruseed," 10 a.m. Nov. 11; $3-$5. "Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge," 8 p.m. Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 2, 6-7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 1.; $10-$12. Box office: 941-752-5252.

Anna Maria Olive Oil Outpost: 401 Pine Ave., Anna Maria

Theatre Odyssey: "A Little Help," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25; $12. Information: 941-896-3132.

SARASOTA

DANCE

Sarasota Ballet: FSU Center for the Performing Arts: 5555 N. Tamiami Trail

"Theatre of Dreams," 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 26, and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 27; $28.50 and up. "Voices of Fuzion: Melange," 7:30 Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8; $10-$28. Information: 941-359-0099.

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

Cook Theater: "Romeo and Juliet, through Nov. 15. Asolo Repertory Theatre: William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," Oct. 30-Nov. 18. "Show Boat," Nov. 12-Dec. 29. 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.

John C. Court Cabaret: "The Prima Donettes," through Feb. 1; $18-$36. Gompertz Theatre: "Monty Python's Spamalot," Nov. 13-Jan. 4. Keating Theatre: "Thurgood," Dec. 11-Feb. 15; $19-$42. Kids Komedy Club, 11 a.m. Saturdays; $6. Information: 941-366-9000.

Historic Asolo Theater: 5401 Bay Shore Road

Hermitage Artists of Our Time series: Annie Morrison, 7 p.m. Oct. 24; $5, free to museum members and same day museum ticket holders. Information: 941-360-7399.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

"Crazy For You," through Nov. 3. "Side Effects May Include ...," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8; $25. "White Christmas," Dec. 4-15. 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.

Robert L. taylor Community Complex: 1845 34th St.

PLATO: "Rumplestiltskin," 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26; no charge. Information: 941-363-1727.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: 777 N. Tamiami Trail

"So You Think You Can Dance," 7 p.m. Oct. 27; SOLD OUT. "Mamma Mia!" 8 p.m. Oct. 29-30; $35 and up. "Tango Fire," 8 p.m. Nov. 16; $35-$60. "The Price Is Right Live! Stage Show," 7 p.m. Nov. 17; $36.50-$66.50. Cirque Dreams "Holidaze," 6 p.m. Nov. 24; $35-$65. "Defending The Caveman, 8 p.m., Nov. 30; $35-$50. "50 Shades: The Musical," 8 p.m. Dec. 2. "Hello Doll!" starring Sally Struthers, 8 p.m. Dec. 3-4; $35-$70. Sarasota Ballet "John Ringling Circus Nutcracker" 8 p.m. Dec. 20-21, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 21; $TBA. "A Christmas Carol," 7 p.m. Dec. 22; $35-$55. Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker," 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 29; $34-$192. Box office: 941-953-3368.

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

Frank Caliendo, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7; $39.50 and up. Cedric "The Entertainer," 8 p.m. Nov. 8; $49.50 and up. Bay Area Festival of Food, Wine and the Arts, Nov. 15-17; $50. Information: 727-892-5767.

TAMPA

CIRCUS

Tampa Bay Times Forum: 401 Channelside Dr., Tampa

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey "Legends," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 1-3, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Jan. 5; $16-$70. Information: 813-301-6716.

DANCE

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

"Tango Fire: Flames of Desire," 8 p.m., Nov. 17; $29.50-$45.50. Next Generation Ballet "The Nutcracker, The Great Imperial Ballet," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8; $20.50-$65.50. Information 813-229-7827.

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

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker," 3 p.m. dn 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28; $32.50-$189.75. Information: 727-892-5767.

THEATER

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

"Macbeth," Oct. 30-Nov. 24; $14-$28. Mike Epps, 7 p.m. Nov. 10; $35-$65. "The Book of Mormon," Nov. 12-24; $69-$153.50. Hat Trick Theatre "A Thousand Clowns," 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays Dec. 5-22; $23. "50 Shades! The Musical," 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14; $35.50-$45.50. Information 813-229-7827.

freeFall Theatre: 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg

"Fiddler on the Roof," through Nov. 3; $16-$44. Information: 727-498-5205.

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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