PERFORMING ARTS: What’s on stage



Island Players: 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria

“The Affections of May,” various times Jan. 22-Feb. 8; $15. Information: 778-3094.

Manatee Players: Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton

“The Music Man,” various times through Feb. 1; $25-$11. Information: 748-5875.

Powel Crosley Theatre: One Seagate Drive

“Poe at the Crosley,” various times Jan. 23; $20 adults, $16 seniors 62 and older and students (age 13 and older) with ID, $10 children ages 5-12, free younger than age 5. Information: 722-3244.



Golden Apple Dinner Theatre: 25 N. Pineapple Ave.

“Sugar — The Some Like it Hot Musical,” through March 22; $37-$40. Information: 366-5454.

Sarasota Hotel and Marina, 7150 N. Tamiami Trail

Houdini’s Showplace, featuring world-renowned magician Vince Carmen, his wife Yvonne and daughter Ericka performs “The Magic of Sarasota,” 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Dinner, along with table side tricks, is served at 7 p.m., and the hour-long stage show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets: $39.95 adults, $19.95 for children 5-12. Children 4 and younger are free. Price includes buffet dinner, beverage and show. Information: 925-8021.


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

Asolo Repertory Theatre: “The Imaginary Invalid,” various times through March. 1; $20-$58. “Inventing Van Gogh,” through April 16. FSU/Asolo Conservatory: “Blur” various times through Jan. 25; $23-$27. Information: 351-8000.

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Keating Mainstage: “Opus,” various times through Jan. 30; $19-$34. Goldstein Cabaret: “Hula Hoop Sha-Boop,” various times through March 21; $19-$29. Gompertz Theatre: “Occupant,” various times through Jan. 31. Information: 366-9000.

Players of Sarasota: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

“The Spitfire Grill,” various times through Jan. 25; $20 adults, $12 students. Information: 365-2494.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: 777 N. Tamiami Trail

David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion, various time Jan. 22-23; $43-$63. Information: 953-3368.



American Stage: 211 Third St. S.

“King Hedley II,” various times through Feb. 15; $24-$39. Economic Stimulus Productions’ “Thom Pain (based on nothing),” various times Jan. 26-Feb. 17; Pay-what-you-can. Information: (727) 823-7529.

St. Petersburg Little Theatre: 4025 31st St. S.

“Kiss Me Kate,” Jan. 23-Feb. 8; $22 adults, $10 students. Information: (727) 866-1973.



Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center: 1010 N. MacInnes Place

Shimberg Playhouse: Jobsite Theater presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” various times through Jan. 31; $24.50 and up. Information: (813) 229-7827.

St. Pete Times Forum: 401 Channelside Drive

“Dancing with the Stars — The Tour,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22; $52.25-$127.75. Information: (813) 301-6500.