PERFORMING ARTS: What’s on stage



Island Players: 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria

“The Affections of May,” various times through 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.



Golden Apple Dinner Theatre: 25 N. Pineapple Ave.

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

Sarasota Opera House: 61 N. Pineapple Ave.

Puccini’s “Tosca,” various times Feb. 7-March 29. Information: 366-8450, ext. 1.


Historic Crocker Memorial Church: 12th Street between North Tamiami Trail and Cocoanut

“An Evening with Sylvia Reed,” 7 p.m. Jan. 30; $5. Information: 744-6858

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

Sarasota Ballet: Les Sylphides, The Rake’s Progress and Façade, various times Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Asolo Repertory Theatre: “Winter’s Tale” through May 16. “The Imaginary Invalid,” various times through March. 1; $20-$58. “Inventing Van Gogh,” through April 16. Information: 351-8000.

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Keating Mainstage: “Opus,” various times through Jan. 30; $19-$34. “Boleros for the Disenchanted,” various times Feb. 4-April 3; $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.

Historic Asolo Theater: Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road

Asolo Repertory Theatre presents: “Visiting Mr. Green,” various times Jan. 30-March 1; $26-$58 Information: 363-9300.

Players of Sarasota: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

“Importance of Being Earnest,” Feb. 12-22; $20 adults, $12 students. Information: 365-2494.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: 777 N. Tamiami Trail

Drumline Live, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2; $45-$60. Garrison Keillor, 8 p.m. Feb. 4; $45-$60. “Sweeney Todd,” 7 p.m. Feb. 8; $50-$80. 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 through Feb. 17; Pay-what-you-can. Information: (727) 823-7529.

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

“Kiss Me Kate,” through 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. Carol Morsani Hall: “A Chorus Line” various times Feb. 3-8; $38.50 and up. Jaeb Theater: “Waistwatchers, The Calorie-Free Musical,” various times Feb. 6-May 10; $31.50 and up. Ferguson Hall: Super Saturday Night with The Fab Four, 8 p.m. Jan. 31. TECO Theater: “The Love Project,” various times Feb. 13-15; $24.50 and up. Carol Morsani Hall: An Evening with Lily Tomlin, 8 p.m. Feb. 14; $25.50 and up. Information: (813) 229-7827.



Ruth Eckerd Hall: 1111 McMullen Booth Road

Ethel Merman’s Broadway, 1 p.m. Feb. 5; $16. “Golda’s Balcony,” 2 p.m. Feb. 8; $37-$47. Information: (727) 791-7400.