Entertainment

Performing Arts: July 7-13

Sergio & Martha Dancing Gauchos are performing in the The Circus Arts Conservatory’s 10th annual “Summer Circus Spectacular” through July 30 at the Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota.
Sergio & Martha Dancing Gauchos are performing in the The Circus Arts Conservatory’s 10th annual “Summer Circus Spectacular” through July 30 at the Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. PROVIDED PHOTO

Manatee

Theater

Manatee Performing Arts Center

Stone Hall: “The Wiz,” July 22-23; $12. “42nd Street,” Aug. 11-28; $34. 502 Third Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-5875 or manateeplayers.com.

Sarasota

Dance

Sarasota Contemporary Dance

“Grit,” 2 p.m. July 23; $20. “In The Round,” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 30. New College of Florida Black Box Theater, 5850 General Dougher Place. “Behind The Curtain,” 11:30 a.m. July 25; $10. New College of Florida College Hall, 351 College Dr. Reservations are encouraged. sarasotacontemporarydance.org.

Theater

Florida Studio Theatre

Entire FST Campus: Eighth annual Sarasota Improv Festival, July 14-16; $20 and up. Bowne’s Lab: FST Children’s Theatre “Zap! Bang! Pow! through Aug. 5; $10. Summer Cabaret Season: “Come Fly With Me! The Sammy Cahn Songbook,” through July 17. “The CardShark,” July 19-Aug. 21. “The GiGi’s,” Aug. 23-Sept. 25. All Summer Cabaret performances are $32-$36. Summer Mainstage Season: “The Roommate,” through Aug. 7 in the Keating Theatre; “The God of Isaac,” Aug. 3-21 in the Gompertz Theatre. All Summer Mainstrage Season tickets are $36-$39. “Kids Comedy Lab,” a show for kids of all ages, 2 p.m., doors open at 1 p.m. Saturdays; $6, free to children ages 5 and younger. 1241 N. Palm Ave. 941-366-9000 or floridastudiotheatre.org.

Glenridge Performing Arts Center

“Queens of Disco and Soul,” 7 p.m. July 10; $35, includes refreshments. 7333 Scotland Way, 941-552-5325 or theglenridge.com.

The Players Centre for Performing Arts

2016 Summer Sizzler Series: “Cyrano de Burgershack,” July 13-24, “Bell, Cook & Candle,” Aug. 10-21 ; $18 each or $45 for three. 2015 Play Festival Winner: “Why Can’t I Be You?” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23-27, 2 p.m. Aug. 28: $15. Summer Camp Showcases: “Godspell, Jr.,” 7 p.m. July 8, “Honk, Jr.,” 7 p.m. Aug. 5. Summer Camp Showcases tickets: $15. “Friday Night Live,” 8 p.m. Fridays; $18. Unless otherwise noted all tickets are $25-$30. 838 N. Tamiami Trail, 941-365-2494 or theplayers.org.

Summer Circus Spectacular

The Circus Arts Conservatory’s 10th annual “Summer Circus Spectacular,” 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, through July 30. Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Road, $12-$15. 941-360-7399 or ringling.org.

Urbanite Theatre

“Dry Land,” through July 24. $20 and up. “Breadcrumbs,” Aug. 12-18; $1487 Second St., Sarasota, $24. 941-321-1397 or urbanitetheatre.com.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

“How I Got Over: A Tribute to Mahalia Jackson,” July 13-Aug. 14; $25-$35. 1646 10th Way, 941-366-1505 or wbttroupe.org.

St. Petersburg

Theater

American Stage

“The Pitmen Painters,” July 20-Aug. 14; $39 and up. Pay-what-you-can night is July 20. 163 Third St. N., 727-823-7529.

Tampa

Theater

David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

Donald Margulies’ “Time Stands Still,” through July 31; $14 and up. “The Wizard of Oz,” July 12-17; $38.50 and up. “One Man Dark Knight: A Batman Parody,” 7:30 p.m. July 21-23; $25-$35. “Bring It! Live” 7:30 p.m. July 28; $29.75 and up. “Sleeves Up, Pants Down: The Naked Magic Show,” 7 p.m. July 30-31; $35 and up. 1010 N. MacInnes Place, 813-229-7827 or strazcenter.org.

Tampa Theatre

“Welcome to Night Vale,” 8 p.m. July 7; $27.50 and up. 711 N. Franklin St., 813-274-8981 or tampatheatre.org.

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