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Performing arts: March 12-18

PERFORMING ARTS: What's on stage

MANATEE

DANCE

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

SCF Student Dance Recital, 5:30 p.m. April 28; no charge. Information: 941-792-8274.

THEATER

Island Players: 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria

"Becky's New Car," March 26-April 12, with a benefit performance 8 p.m. March 24. Tickets; $20. Box office: 941-778-5755.

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

Stone Hall: "Jesus Christ Superstar," March 19-April 5; $27-$37. "Let's Hang On!" 2 p.m. March 28; $24-$40. Bradenton Kiwanis Studio Theater: "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," April 9-26; $26. Monty Python's "Spamalot," April 30-May 17; $27-$37. Information: 941-748-5875 or manateeplayers/com.

Manatee Village Historical Park: 1404 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

"Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life," 11 a.m.-noon March 14; no charge. Information: 941-741-4076.

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

SCF Music Theatre Showcase, 8 p.m. April 20; no charge. Information: 941-792-8274.

SARASOTA

CIRCUS

Circus Sarasota: Big Top, Nathan Benderson Park at The Mall at UTC

Circus Sarasota and Key Chorale "Cirque des Voix," 7:30 p.m. March 13 and 2 p.m. March 14; $12-$50. Information: 941-355-9805 or CircusArts.org.

DANCE

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

Fuzion Dance Artists ninth annual concert, 7:30 p.m. March 12-14, 2 p.m. March 15; $15-$39. Information: 941-359-0099.

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

Wright, Graziano & Taylor: "Summertide," "Company B," 7:30 p.m. March 27-30 and 2 p.m. March 28-29; $35. Information: 941-359-0099, ext. 101 or sarasotaballet.org.

OPERA

Sarasota Opera: 61 N. Pineapple Ave.

Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca," March 14, 17, 22, 25 and 28; $19-$125. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," March 13, 20 and 27; $19-$125. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Golden Cockerel," March 14 and 19; $19-$125. Giuseppe Verdi's "Don Carlos," March 12, 15, 18, 21, 24; $19-$125. Information: 941-366-8450 or sarasotaopera.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. "Both Your Houses," through April 12; $29-$71. "Our Betters," March 13-April 19; $22-$54. Sixth annual New Play Festival: "Unplugged," 7 p.m. March 15, 22 and April 9; $7. "Sotto Voce," April 2-26; $13-$40. Theatre Odyssey: Tenth Annual Ten-minute Play Festival, 7:30 p.m. April 30, May 1-2 and 2 p.m. May 3; $5-$20. "Luck Be A Lady: The Iconic Music of Frank Loesser, May 1-24; $22-$74. FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training: "The Cherry Orchard," April 9-25; $29. Box office: 941-351-8000 or asolorep.org/tickets.

Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N. Palm Ave.

Bowne's Lab: Improv "Out of Bounds Match-Up," 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 29. "Life's A Beach," 7:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29; $15. Gompertz Theatre: "Fly," through April 4; $18 and up. John C. Court Cabaret: "Never Marry a Girl with Cold Feet and Other Life Lessons from Vaudeville." through June 7. All cabaret season tickets are $18-$36. Keating Theatre: "Dancing Lessons," through March 14; $18-$49. "I'm A Strange Here Myself," March 17-29; $32-$34. Goldstein Cabaret: "American Pie," through April 23; $18-$36. Information: 941-366-9000 or floridastudiotheatre.org.

The Players Theatre: 838 N. Tamiami Trail

Broadway Series: "Catch Me If You Can," March 18-29; $25-$30. "You Should be So Lucky" April 22-May 3: $25-$30. Backstage: "The Lyons," April 10-12, 15-19; $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

"Jersey Boys," 8 p.m. March 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. Cesar Millan LIVE!, 8 p.m. March 26; $16-$71. Flashdance, 8 p.m. April 1, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 2; $35 and up. "Memphis," 8 p.m. April 4; $35-$75. Robert Irvine Live, 8 p.m. April 18; $15-$55. Kathy Griffin, 7 p.m. April 26; $37.10-$84.72. Box office: 941-953-3368 or vanwezel.org.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe: 1646 10th Way

2015 Young Artist Program: Christopher Eisenberg, March 30. All shows are at 8 p.m., tickets are $26.50. "Jazz Hot Mamas," through April 4; $29.50. "Spunk," three tales by Zora Neale Hurston, April 15-May 17; $29.50. Information: 941-366-1505 or wbttroupe.org.

ST. PETERSBURG

THEATER

freeFall: 6099 Central Ave.

"Bright Lights, Big City," through March 22; $21 and up.

Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. S.

The Price is Right Live, 7 p.m. April 26; $38.50. Information: 727-892-5767 or themahaffey.com.

TAMPA

THEATER

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

Virginia Woolf's "Orlando," through March 29; $28. "The Potted Potter," the unauthorized Harry Experience, a parody by Dan and Jeff, 7:30 p.m. March 13, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 14, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. March 15; $39.50-$79.50. "Madame Butterfly," 8 p.m. March 13, 2 p.m. March 15; $49.50-$99.50. Lewis Black: "The Rant Is Due - Part Deux," 8 p.m. March 14; $25-$65. "Motown" the Musical, March 17-22; $56-$82. Tango Buenos Aires, 7 p.m. March 26; $45-$55. National Geographic Live! Islands of Obsession with Jim Richardson, photojournalist, 7 p.m. March 31; $25. The Sandi Silver Pupper Show, 11 a.m. April 11; $7.50. Jobsite Theater: "Annapurna," April 29-May 24; $28. Information: 813-229-7827 or strazcenter.org.

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