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And then there were four
We’re down to the final four shows of our ’15-’16 Season!
“Forum” closes Sunday.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Kim Cool of the Venice Gondolier-Sun called it “one big toga party” and Carrie Seidman of the Herald-Tribune said it “was a charming chunk of frivolous fun and a great nightcap.” Tragedy tomorrow … comedy tonight!
Metamorphoses runs April 28 – May 15.
It’s hard to describe the power and beauty of the show that won Mary Zimmerman a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Metamorphoses is one of those magical pieces of theatre that you have to see to believe. The stories are ancient and universal, but the telling is fresh and contemporary.
If you were lucky enough to attend the Guild Spotlight earlier this week, you heard our creative team talk passionately about the process of bringing this challenging work to the stage.
You can learn more interesting background information from this in-depth article in this week’s issue of Florida WeeklyRead here
Judah Woomert and Nethaneel Williams
James and the Giant Peach
Sneak peek! We just finished the publicity photo shoot and caught some fun shots of James and Ladalord! Great costumes as always from our resident designer Nicholas Hartman.
This musical version of the classic adventure story  by Roald Dahl plays on MainStage May 17-22.


The Loveland Players present:
Venice Theatre and the Loveland Center have been partnering for 20 years to provide adults with developmental disabilities the chance to grow and learn through theatre study.
Loveland students, under the direction of professional staff and with help from community volunteers, rehearse all season to present this full-scale musical on MainStage. Join us for the best show in town!
This year features country music with a tribute to the Grand OIe Opry.
You’re invited
Celebrate the season; submit a cabaret; take a class!
Volunteer Party
THEME: Toga!
DATE: Sunday, May 1
TIME: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
GRAND PRIZE: Volunteers who’ve given 500+ hours have a chance to win a trip for two to NYC!
Seeking Cabaret Acts
This year’s Summer Cabaret Festival is fast approaching. It’s our 4th Annual and runs July 7 – August 28, 2016. If you are interested in submitting an idea for a cabaret of your own …

Learn more

Summer Classes & Camps
Offerings for adults, teens and children. First up: A one-day workshop with Dewayne Barrett to help boys and girls in grades 3-7 prepare for Billy Elliot auditions. This Saturday, April 23!
Coming Soon
We don’t stop in the summertime!
The Gotta Luv It Band

Gotta Luv It features six professional, “old-school” musicians who promise “good clean fun for everyone” with their repertoire of songs from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.

Proceeds go to the Venice Theatre Guild scholarship fund which provides tuition assistance to students studying theatre arts.


Summer Stock presents “Peter Pan”

Director Brad Wages just held call backs yesterday for Peter Pan. We look forward to announcing the cast soon! The show will go on sale in May and will fly through MainStage July 21 – August 7, 2016. If you want to get tickets now, you can purchase a “Golden Ticket.”

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