Weekend

Performing arts: Jan. 15-21

MANATEE

DANCE

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

Florida Dance Association present Dante Brown/Warehouse Dance "Social Plaque" and "Package," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17; $10-$15. Information: 941-752-5252.

THEATER

Island Players: 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria

"Dearly Departed," Jan. 22-Feb. 8. Tickets: $20. Box office: 941-778-5755.

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

Stone Hall: "Brigadoon," through Jan. 25; $27-$37. "Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits," Jan. 17-19; $24. "The Ratpack Together Again!" 2 p.m. Jan. 21; $12-$24. "Into the Woods," Feb. 12-March 1; $27-$37. "It Was a Very Good Year," 2 p.m. Feb. 25; $12-$24. "Jesus Christ Superstar," March 19-April 5; $27-$37. Bradenton Kiwanis Studio Theater: "The Foursome," Jan. 15-Feb. 1; $26. "Agnes of God," Feb. 19-March 8; $26. Information: 941-748-5875 or manateeplayers/com.

David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre, SCF: 5840 26th St. W., Building 11

Theatre Odyssey's Third Annual Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival: "Dumbbells," "Mistaken Identity," "The One Candled Cake Of Augusta Robear," "As Long As The Moon Shines," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16; no charge. Information; 941-799-7224.

SARASOTA

DANCE

Sarasota Ballet: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail

"Raymonda Act III, 7:30

p.m. Feb. 27 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28; $35 and up. Information: 941-359-0099, ext. 101 or sarasotaballet.org.

THEATER

Asolo Repertory Theatre/Asolo Conservatory: FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail

Asolo Repertory Theatre: "The Matchmakers," through April 11; $22 and up. "Good People," Jan. 16-March 1; $30-$74. "Both Your Houses," Jan. 23-April 12; $29-$71. "Our Betters," March 13-19; $22-$54. FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training: "As You Like It," through Jan. 18; $28-$29. "[Title of Show]," Feb. 17-March 8; $29. Box office: 941-351-8000 or asolorep.org/tickets.

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Gompertz Theatre: "Hairspray," through Jan. 24; $18-$49. "Fly," Feb. 6-April 4; $18 and up. John C. Court Cabaret: "Dancing in the Street with the Prima Donnettes," through Feb. 5. "Never Marry a Girl with Cold Feet and Other Life Lessons from Vaudeville." Feb. 18-June 7. All cabaret season tickets are $18-$36. Keating Theatre: "Dancing Lessons," through Feb. 27; $18-$39. Goldstein Cabaret: "American Pie," through April 23; $18-$36. Information: 941-366-9000 or floridastudiotheatre.org.

Historic Asolo Theater: 5401 Bay Shore Road

Julian Sands: A Celebration of Harold Pinter, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-7; $20-$30. Information: 941-360-7399 or ringling.org.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

Broadway Series: "Cabaret," through Jan. 18. "Violet," Feb. 11-22. "Catch Me If You Can," March 18-29. Lobby Stage: "Equus," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; $12. Backstage at The Players: "Circle Mirror Transformation," 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 1 and Feb. 4-8; $18. 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. Unless otherwise noted all tickets are $25-$30. Box office: 941-365-2494 or theplayers.org.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: 777 N. Tamiami Trail

Kathleen Madigan, 8 p.m. Jan. 23; $20-$45. Ballroom with a Twist, 8 p.m. Jan. 29; $15-$70. Let Ballets Trocadero, 8 p.m., Feb. 4; $40-$60. "106 Years of Broadway," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 5; $15-$60. "Peter and the Starcatcher," 8 p.m., Feb. 12: $50-$75. Dancing Pros: Live! 8 p.m., Feb. 16; $35-$75. Alvin Ailey: American Dance Theater, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17; $35-$89. Garrison Keilor, 8 p.m. Feb. 19; $15-$60. Russian National Ballet, 8 p.m. March 3; $15-$65. "Jekyll & Hyde," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., March 5; $35-$80. "Jersey Boys," 8 p.m. March 11 and 13, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 12 and 14, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 15; $40-$95. "Anything Goes," 8 p.m. March 16: $35-$85. Box office: 941-953-3368 or vanwezel.org.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe: 1646 10th Way

"Knock Me A Kiss," through Feb. 8; $29.50. "Jazz Hot Mamas," Feb. 25-April 4; $29.50. Information: 941-366-1505 or wbttroupe.org.

ST. PETERSBURG

THEATER

American Stage: 163 Third St. N.,

"Radio Golf," Jan. 21-Feb. 22: $10 and up. Information: 727-823-7529 or americanstage.org.

Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. S.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, 2 p.m. Jan. 18; $22.50-$42.50. "Ballroom with a Twist," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28; $39.50-$65. "Wild Kratts Live," 2 p.m. Feb. 15; $22.50-$42.50. Masters of Illusion: Believe the Impossible, 8 p.m. Feb. 20; $22-$52. "Girls Night: The Musical," 8 p.m. Feb. 27; $37.50-$57.50. Information: 727-892-5767 or themahaffey.com.

TAMPA

COMEDY

USF Sun Dome: 4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa

Tampa Bay Comedy Festival: Sommore, Earthquake, Arnez J, Tony Rock, Huggy Lowdown, 8 p.m. Feb. 6; $48.75-$78.75. Information: 813-974-3111.

OPERA

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

Opera Tampa: "Rigoletto," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 13-15; $49.50-$99.50. Lewis Black: "The Rant Is Due - Part Deux," 8 p.m. March 14; $25-$65. Information: 727-822-3590.

THEATER

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

"Twelfth Night," through Feb. 1; $35-$160. Anonzo King LINES Ballet, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15; $45-$55. Jim Jefferies, 8 p.m. Jan. 16; $37.50 and up. "The Book of Mormon," Jan. 20-Feb. 1; $35-$95. National Geographic Live! "On the Trail of Big Cats with Steve Winter," photographer, 7 p.m. Jan. 20; $25. "Fly Guy and Other Stories," 2 p.m. Jan. 24; $10.50-$12.50. "First Date," Feb. 3-April 12; $40. "Ivy and Bean," 2 p.m. Feb. 15; $11.50-$16.50. "Annie," Feb. 17-22; $37.50-$65.50. National Geographic Live! Extreme Planet with Carsten Peter, photographer, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; $25. "Mummenschanz," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-25; $35-$45. "Savion Glover's STePz, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26; $30-$50. Info: 813-229-7827 or strazcenter.org.

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