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Americana Community

Music Association

concerts at

All Faiths Unitarian Congregation

2756 McGregor Blvd. • Fort Myers

239-691-4069

americanacma.org

The Americana Community Music Association  Listening room is located at All Faiths Unitarian Congregation in Fort Myers. Each show has a local songwriter opening for a touring headliner. Shows are in a listening room so the audience can enjoy the music and the stories behind the songs. Americana artists or generally acoustic sing a song writers. ACMA presents shows throughout the community. Visit their website for more information and updated calendar of events. 

SCHEDULE

ACMA Listening Room

Nov 5: Anne DeChant Trio, Joyce Knake

Nov 19: Kraig Kenning, Bruce Gallant

Dec 3: Cliff Eberhardt, Lousie Mosrie

Jan 7: Reckless Saints, Pearl Street Band

Jan 21: David Mayfield, Ross Jordan

Jan 28: Ruth Wyand, Carolyn & David Stanley with Mary Dahl

Feb 25: Abbie Gardner & Marc Douglas Berado, Bill Saltzman

Mar 18: The Rough & Tumble, David Hintz

Mar 19: Charlie McCoy/Reckless Saints

Songwriters in the Plaza

(downtown Ft Myers Library amphitheater)

FREE

Dec 13: Reckless Saints

Jan 10: Bill Metts, Ray Cerbone, Ralph Leesburg

Feb 14: The Pearl Street Band

Mar 14: Bob Williams, David Hintz, Robert Bidney

Apr 11: Karen Cohen, Dan Philgreen, Bruce Gallant

May 9: ACMA showcase

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Charlotte Players

performances at

Langdon Playhouse

1182 Market Circle • Port Charlotte

Charlotte Harbour Event Center

175 Taylor St. • Punta Gorda

941-255-1022

charlotteplayers.org

Charlotte Players is Charlotte County’s oldest performing arts organization, presenting live theater since 1961. Their Mission Statement is: ‘Charlotte Players, a volunteer organization, shall provide and promote quality theater arts programs to educate, entertain and enrich the Southwest Florida community.’

SCHEDULE

Langdon Playhouse

Nov 3-6 & 10-13: Blithe Spirit

Nov 17 & 18: Dean Martin & Friends tribute

Dec 11 & 12, 14-18: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical

Dec 31: New Year’s Eve Show

Jan 12-15 & 18-22: Belles Take the Big Easy

Jan 24: The Val & Jim Show with 

              Valerie Sneade-Roy & Jim Rice

Feb 9-12, 15-19, 23-26: How the Other Half Loves

Mar 16-19, 22-26 & Mar 30-Apr 2: Murder on the

                                                            Orient Express

Apr 20-23 & 26-30: Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma

May 12-14 & 18-21: Mornings at Seven

Charlotte Harbour Event Center

Feb 13 & 14: The Edwards Twins

Feb 27: Natural Woman - A tribute to Carol King

                                            with Katie Pinder Brown

Mar 6: The Folk Legacy Trio with former members of

            The Kingston Trio,
               Limelighters & The Diamonds

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Fogartyville Community

Media & Arts Center

525 Kumquat Ct. • Sarasota

941-894-6469

fogartyville.org

Fogartyville is Sarasota’s premier listening room, a special gathering place for those who truly appreciate music and community. In addition to their live concerts, they also host other arts and cultural events, educational events, and sponsor events in the community.

SCHEDULE

Nov 4: Grant Peeples

Nov 6: Very Merry Jerry Day 

Nov 10: Chuchito

Nov 11: Joe Crookston

Nov 12: Spoken Word Series

Nov 13: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Nov 15: ‘Outta The Muck’ film screening

Nov 18: David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach

Nov 26: The World Fusion Orchestra

Dec 2: Laney Jones & the Spirits

Dec 9: Seth Glier with Reed Southerland

Dec 17: Rebekah Pulley & the Reluctant Prophets

Dec 18: The Joni Project    

Jan 6: Mary Gauthier

Jan 7: Susan Werner

Jan 13: Byrne Brothers    

Jan 14: Spoken Word Series    

Jan 15: Nellie McKay

Jan 20: David Wilcox

Jan 21: King Margo    

Jan 28: Steve Forbert    

Feb 5: Michael Ross     

Feb 10: House of Hamill    

Feb 18: Becky Buller Band    

Feb 21: ‘Home from School’ film screening

Mar 11: Spoken Word Series

Mar 21: ‘Mama Bears’ film screening

Apr 9: Spoken Word Series

Apr 14: ‘Hazing’ film screening

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Grand Piano Series

concerts at

Moorings Presbyterian Church

791 Harbour Dr. • Naples

St Leo Auditorium

28290 Beaumont Rd. • Bonita Springs

Trinity-by-the-Cove

553 Galleon Dr. • Naples

469-333-3231

grandpianoseries.org

Grand Piano Series presents world- renowned artists and rising stars in an exciting series. With artists described as “a whole roster of A stars” by the Naples Daily News, and concerts called “consistently exceptional level performances” by the late Myra Janco Daniels, Founder of the Naples Philharmonic.

SCHEDULE

Nov 14: Nicolas Namoradze (Moorings Presbyterian Church)

Nov 16: Nicolas Namoradze (St Leo Auditorium)

Jan 9: Rachel Kudo (Moorings Presbyterian Church)

Jan 11: Rachel Kudo (St Leo Auditorium)

Feb 9: Spanish Rhapsody - Santiago Ballerini,

            Milan Strezeva, Laura Metcalf (St Leo Auditorium)

Feb 26: Tabea Debus & Adam Cockerham (Trinity-by-the-Cove)

Mar 14: Barry Douglas (St Leo Auditorium)

Mar 25: Dominic Cheli (Moorings Presbyterian Church)

Apr 18: Mike Lee (Trinity-by-the-Cove)

Apr 19: Francisco Fullana, Mike Lee, Milana Strezeva

             (St Leo Auditorium)

Apr 20: Ying Li (Moorings Presbyterian Church)

Apr 21: Fabio Bidini & Balourdet Quartet (St Leo Auditorium)

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Gulfshore Playhouse

Norris Center

755 8th Ave. S. • Naples

239-261-7529

gulfshoreplayhouse.org

Gulfshore Playhouse is committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our region by producing professional theatre to the highest artistic standards and providing unique educational opportunities to diverse groups of people in a spirit of service, adventure, and excitement. Their work is inspired by a belief in the magic of theatre to expand the imagination, challenge the senses, provoke discussion, and revitalize in the audience an understanding of our common humanity. 

SCHEDULE

Nov 10-Dec 11: Steel Magnolias

January 5-29: Mud Row

Feb 9-Mar 12: Camelot

Mar 23-Apr 16: Barefoot in the Park

Apr 27-May 14: Morning After Grace

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The Naples Players

701 5th Ave. S. • Naples

239-263-7990

naplesplayers.org

The Naples Players continually seeks to enrich, educate and entertain our community through a superior theatre experience. They are a premier community theatre, seeking to inspire passion for the performing arts through unparalleled access to the process, experience, and conversations surrounding the arts and our community. Performances are Wednesday-Sundays.

SCHEDULE

Nov 23-Dec 18: A Christmas Carol - The Musical 

Nov 30-Dec 23: Southern Comforts

Jan 11-Feb 5: The Game’s Afoot

Mar 1-Apr 2: The Sound of Music

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Players Circle Theater 

16554 N. Cleveland Ave. • North Fort Myers

239-800-3292

playerscircle.com

Players Circle Theatre has a three-fold mission: To create a home for a variety of theatre employing an ensemble of professionals; to become an outlet for community involvement in the arts; and to enrich, educate and entertain our community with classes and performances. They intend to fulfill that mission as a non-profit organization that operates in a fiscally responsible manner and keeps its programming accessible to all.

SCHEDULE

Nov 1-20: Murder at Howard Johnson’s

Nov 29-Dec 18: The Lady with All the Answers

Jan 4-22: Admissions

Feb 8-26: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Mar 14-Apr 2: The Cocktail Hour

Apr 18-May 7: The Foreigner

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The Studio Players

Golden Gate Community Center

Joan Jenks Auditorium

4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. • Naples

239-398-9192

thestudioplayers.org

The Studio Players, celebrating 10 years in Southwest Florida, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit community theater since 2013. They present full-length plays and comedy shows, including Improv Shows and Stand Up Comedians. The Studio Players cultivates a creative, inclusive and collaborative environment in which professional artists and artists-in-training are encouraged to broaden their craft while engaging, entertaining, and challenging our diverse community with theatrical productions that range from alternative and contemporary to more established works. Check their website for upcoming Comedy Nights.

SCHEDULE

Nov 12: Stage 2 Improv - Getting’ Ready for the Holidays!

              with Adam Santa Fe

Nov 25-Dec 18: Other Desert Cities

Jan 20-Feb 5: Need to Know

Mar 10-26: Saving Kitty

May 19-Jun 4: Murder at the Howard Johnson’s 

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Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W. • Venice

941-488-1115

venicetheatre.org

Venice Theatre is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making a dramatic impact on all stages of life. The second-largest of 10,000 community theatres in the United States, it offers a wide range of education and community engagement programs for children, teens, and adults. The theatre’s MainStage Jervey Theatre was severely damaged by Hurricane Ian, but is being rebuilt and will open in late 2023 or early 2024. Its Raymond Center, located directly behind the main building, will be used as a 124-seat temporary performance space. Its 90-seat Pinkerton Theatre in the main building is being repaired and will reopen in January 2023. 

SCHEDULE

Nov 18-20: Hamlet Point of View - one-person show

                    (Raymond Center)

Dec 2-19: A Christmas Carol (Raymond Center)

Jan 20-29: Up On the Roof, the Songs of Carole King

                    & James Taylor (Raymond Center)

Jan 20-Feb 12: The Cemetery Club (Pinkerton Theatre)

Feb 17-Mar 19: Gypsy - A Musical Fable (Raymond Center)

Feb 24-Mar 5: Arabian Nights (Pinkerton Theatre)

Mar 25-Apr 16: Xanadu (Pinkerton Theatre)

Mar 28-Apr 2: The Silver Foxes (Raymond Center)

Apr 21-May 7: Graceland (Raymond Center)

Apr 30: Teen Improv (Raymond Center)

May 5-21: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

                  Abridged (Pinkerton Theatre)

May 14: Adult Improv Troupe (Raymond Center)

May 19-21: Pinky’s Players (Raymond Center)

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The Belle Theatre

2708 Santa Barbara Blvd. • Suite 135 • Cape Coral

239-323-5533

thebelletheatre.com

The Belle Theatre is a brand-new, 125-seat performing arts center in Cape Coral presenting a full season of mainstage productions, as well as theatre education for all ages.  Founded by Southwest Florida native Tyler Young, The Belle Theatre aims to provide a welcoming venue for creative thinking, expression and entertainment where the community can collaborate & grow together.

SCHEDULE

Dec 9-18: Christmas in Paradise 2

Jan 13-22: Four Old Broads

Jan 27-Feb 12: Little Shop of Horrors

Feb 17-26: The Swearing Jar 

Mar 10-19: Next to Normal

Apr 14-30: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Spring Education

Mar 31-Apr 8: Bring it On - The Musical 

May 12-14: The Big One-Oh! Jr

May 26-28: Seussical, Kids

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Choral Artistry  

PO Box 07105 • Fort Myers 

239-560-5695 

choralartistry.org

Choral Artistry, the new name for the former Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida, is under Artistic Director Dr. Trent R. Brown. It is SWFL’s only paid core community chorus. It performs diverse concerts throughout SWFL that help connect communities through choral music. Besides producing concerts, it collaborates with other professional ensembles and hosts the area’s only Community Choral Festivals, SingOut!SWFL (Feb) and Summer Sing (Aug) — open to all singers without audition.

SCHEDULE

Jan 8: 4 The Love of Piano - music for 4-hand piano & chorus
               (Music & Arts Community Center, Ft Myers) 

Jan 14: Rising Star Soiree - fundraiser
               (Forest Country Club, Ft Myers)

Feb 3: SingOut! SWFL Community Choral Festival

           Let Freedom Sing!! - workshops

           (First Assembly of God, Ft Myers)

Feb 4: SingOut! SWFL Community Choral Festival

            Let Freedom Sing!! - Free Concert

            (First Assembly of God, Ft Myers)                                        Mar 19: ‘Gloria’ (Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples)

Apr 16:  Poulence ‘Gloria’ & Bernstein’s ‘Chichester Psalms’
               (First Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs)

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Florida Repertory Theatre

Historic Arcade Theatre

2268 Bay St. • Fort Myers

239-332-4488

floridarep.org

Florida Repertory Theatre is a non-profit, professional regional theatre company performing in the Historic Arcade and the ArtStage Studio Theatres. Florida Rep produces nationally recognized comedies, dramas, musicals, and new works. Florida Rep’s 25th Anniversary Season runs through May 2023.

SCHEDULE

thru Nov 13: Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help

                (Arcade Theatre)

Nov 29-Dec 18: And Then There Were None (Arcade Theatre)

Dec 13-Jan 15: Freud’s Last Session (ArtStage Studio Theatre)

Jan 10-29: Ripcord (Arcade Theatre)

Jan 31-Mar 5: The Importance of Being Ernest

                         (ArtStage Studio Theatre)

Feb 14-Mar 5: On Golden Pond (Arcade Theatre)

Mar 21-Apr 16: Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash

                          (Arcade Theatre)

Apr 18-May 21: Lobby Hero (ArtStage Studio Theatre)

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Fort Myers

Symphonic Mastersingers

6900 Daniels Pkwy. • Suite 29-193
Fort Myers

239-288-2535

mastersingersfm.com

Founded in 2001, the Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers is a renowned choral organization with a reputation for musical excellence in Southwest Florida. Their 80+ voice ensemble strives to enrich their community by presenting outstanding choral music and cultivating opportunities for both young and old voices to make beautiful music together.

SCHEDULE

Nov 13: Hurricane Ian Relief Concert

              with Gulf Coast Symphony (BB Mann Hall, Ft Myers)

Nov 16: Intermezzo Choir Concert - ‘Whether the Weather’
               (St. Hilary’s Episcopal Church, Ft Myers)

Nov 20: Chamber Concert - ‘Love, Joy, Peace’

              (Thomas A. Edison Congregational Church, Ft Myers)

Dec 2: ‘Deck the Halls’ with Gulf Coast Symphony
               (BB Mann Hall, Ft Myers)

Dec 11: ‘Messiah & More’ (Peace Lutheran Church, Naples)

Feb 5: Chamber Concert - ‘Love, Joy, Peace’
            (Peace Lutheran Church, Ft Myers)

Feb 11: Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ with Gulf Coast Symphony

            (Music & Community Arts Center, Ft Myers)

Apr 2: ‘Grant Us Peace’ Spring Concert
               (First Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs)

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Gulf Coast Symphony

concerts at

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

13350 FDW Pkwy • Fort Myers

239-481-4849

gulfcoastsymphony.org

Founded in late 1995 by its current music director and CEO, Dr. Andrew Kurtz, the Gulf Coast Symphony is the second-largest non-profit performing arts organization in Lee county. The Gulf Coast Symphony challenges convention with unique and innovative collaborations across multiple genres and disciplines. It presents over 100 programs of classical music, jazz, world music, dance, opera, film and musical theater, active community engagement, and a commitment to social change through arts education.

SCHEDULE

Dec 2: Deck the Halls

Dec 10: The Nutcracker with Gulfshore Ballet

Jan 22: The Doo Wop Project

Jan 29: From Broadway to the West End: A Love Story

Mar 5: Singers & Songwriters, starring Michael Cavanaugh -

            Music of Paul Simon, James Taylor & Neil Diamond

Mar 17 & 18: Gypsy - The Musical

Apr 2: Music of the Night

Apr 23: Cirque, Goes to the Movies!

May 13:  Un Ballo In Maschera Opera (A Masked Ball)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gulf Coast Symphony

Music & Arts Community Center

13411 Shire Ln. • Fort Myers

239-277-1700

macctickets.org

Gulf Coast Symphony’s Music & Arts Community Center is the newest and most dynamic performance space in Southwest Florida. They present over 75 performances with something for everyone: musical theater, chamber orchestra, chamber music, and their own Gulf Coast Jazz Collective. You’re invited to experience these world-class shows from their intimate, 300-seat venue in the heart of Fort Myers.

SCHEDULE

Nov 5: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra -

            Beethoven Eroica Symphony

Nov 17: Jazz at the MACC - Music of Miles Davis

Nov 18: MACC Presents - The Michael Buble Experience

Dec 3-18: Snowbird Follies - The Musical

Dec 15: Jazz at the MACC - Swinging Holidays

Jan 8: MACC Presents - 4 the Love of Piano

Jan 12: Jazz at the MACC - Jazz Funk with Dan Navarro

Jan 14: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra - 

             Farrenc Symphony No. 3

Jan 15: Sunday Night Chamber Music -
              Jennifer Grim (flute) & Michael Sheppard (piano)

Jan 19-Feb 4: The Thing About Men - A Musical Comedy Affair

Feb 9 - Jazz at the MACC - Laila Biali

Feb 11 - Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi Gloria

              with Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers

Feb 15-Mar 11: Forever Plaid - The Musical

Feb 19: Sunday Night Chamber Music - Beaux Arts

             Chamber Ensemble Piano Trio

Mar 12: Sunday Night Chamber Music - Brian Lin (piano)

Mar 23: Jazz at the MACC - Jazz Influenced by Africa

Mar 25: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra -

               Dvorák Symphony No. 7

Mar 26: Sunday Night Chamber Music -
               Barry Ross (violin) & Julie Carver (piano)

Apr 1: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra - Strings on Fire!

Apr 6: Jazz at the MACC - Jazz Originals

Apr 13-29: Nunsense - The Musical

Apr 30: Sunday Night Chamber Music - Stamps Quartet

May 6: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra - Mendelssohn

             A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Gulfshore Ballet 

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Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

1380 Colonial Blvd. • Fort Myers

239-278-4422

broadwaypalm.com

Currently celebrating their 30th Anniversary Season, Broadway Palm is Florida’s Premier Dinner Theatre! The theatre features the best of Broadway, combining your favorite shows of the past along with the most recent musical sensations! Broadway Palm features nationally selected performers, dazzling sets and costumes, and a live orchestra.

SCHEDULE

Main Theatre

thru Nov 12: A Chorus Line

Nov 18-Dec 30: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Jan 6-Feb 11: Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Feb 17-Apr 9: Jersey Boys

Apr 14-May 20: Sister Act

May 26-Jul 1: Footloose

Jul 7-Aug 12: Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Off Broadway Palm

thru Nov 5: Not Now, Darling

Nov10-Dec 25: Ha! Ha! Ho! The Holiday Show

Jan 12- Feb 18: Just Desserts - A Musical Bake-Off

Feb 23-Apr 9: Double Wide, Texas

Apr 18-May 20: Always a Bridesmaid

Concerts

Jan 29 & 30: Garth Live!

Feb 6: Dwight Icenhower’s Tribute to The KIng

Feb 26 & 27: Celebrating Tom Jones starring David Burnham

Mar 12 & 13: Britain’s Finest - The Complete

                      Beatles Experience

Mar 19 & 20: One of These Nights - The Ultimate Tribute

                       to The Eagles

Children's Theatre

Nov 29-Dec 24: Santa Claus - The Musical

Apr 21-May 19: Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds

Jun 2-30: How I Became a Pirate

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Florida Gulf Coast University

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Bower School of Music & the Arts

THEATER PROGRAM

TheatreLab • Arts Complex

10501 FGCU Blvd. S. • Fort Myers

239-745-4268

fgcu.edu/theatrelab

The Theatre Program at the Bower School of Music & the Arts offers a dynamic balance of theory and application as well as real-world training in the whole craft of theatre: performance, technology, theory, and criticism. All productions take place in the TheatreLab in the Arts Complex at FGCU.

SCHEDULE

Nov 18-20: An Enemy of the People

Feb 17-26: Antigone

Apr 14-23: Hamlet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC PROGRAM

U. Tobe Recital Hall • Music Bldg

10501 FGCU Blvd. S. • Fort Myers

239-745-4268

fgcu.edu/concerts

The Bower School of Music seeks to prepare professionals for service in music education, music therapy, and in music performance and pedagogy, while furnishing cultural enrichment for the Southwest Florida community and beyond.

SCHEDULE

* free

Nov 5: Rehman Min Jr. *

Nov 6: Jazz Ensemble (Cape Coral High School,Cape Coral) *

Nov 7: Wind Chamber Ensembles *

Nov 8: Percussion Chamber Ensembles *

Nov 9: ‘Night at the Movies’

Nov 15: Symphonic Band - Blue Band *

Nov 16: Wind Orchestra *

Nov 17: Symphonic Band - Green Band 

             (Cypress Lake High School, Ft Myers) *

Nov 18: String Chamber Ensembles *

Nov 20: Sarah Barber & Priscila Navarro

Nov 29: Choirs & Symphony Orchestra - ‘Joyful & Triumphant’
               (Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples) *

Dec 4:  Logan Skelton

Dec 8: Piano Ensembles *

Jan 10: Liza Stepanova

Jan 28: Chamber Choir with Alumni Choir *

Feb 2: ‘Jazz as a World Music’

Feb 4: Bel Canto & Cantabile Sing Out!
           (First Assembly of God, Ft Myers) *

Feb 5: James Houlik & Michael Baron

Feb 8: Wind Orchestra *

Feb 9: Symphonic Band *

Feb 11: Alex Richardson & Michael Baron

Feb 12: Jazz Ensemble (Cape Coral High School) *

Feb 18: Maria de Buenos Aires (opera in Spanish) *

Feb 19: Symphony Orchestra *

Feb 26: Chamber Choir Bon Voyage

              (First Presbyterian Church of Naples) *

Mar 17: Wind Orchestra *

Mar 19: Ming Gao & Michael Baron

Mar 25: ‘Make Them Hear You’ Student Cabaret *

Apr 4: Emerging Artist Series at Sanibel Music Festival

            (location tba)

Apr 11: Wind Chamber Ensembles Concert *

Apr 12: Percussion Chamber Ensembles Concert *

Ap 13: String Chamber Ensembles Concert *

Apr 14: Wind Orchestra Concert (Ft Myers High School) *

Apr 16: Chamber & University Choirs
               with Symphony Orchestra Concert
               (First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs) *

Apr 18: Symphonic Band - Green Band *

Apr 22: Jazz Ensemble *

Apr 23: Michael Weiss-Holmes & Casey Dierlam

Apr 25: Chamber Choir Concert (Bower Chapel, Naples) *

Apr 27: Symphonic Band  - Blue Band

              (N Ft Myers High School) *

April 28: Bel Canto & Cantabile Concert *

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Gulfshore Opera 

headquarters

9911 Corkscrew Rd. • suite 105

Estero

239-529-3925

gulfshoreopera.org

Gulfshore Opera is Southwest Florida’s professional opera production company serving Collier, Lee and Charlotte Counties. Gulfshore Opera enriches the community by presenting high quality opera, theater and classical vocal music, and promoting community well-being through musical education programs such as the Harmony Choir and Talented Teens youth development program. 

SCHEDULE

Nov 6: Divas and Dinner (Carmelo’s Italian Ristorante,

            Punta Gorda)

Nov 10: GO Divas (Mercato Lawn Stage, Naples)

Nov 13: GO Divas (The Arbor at Lamb of God, Ft Myers)

Nov 15: Latin Infusion! (Shangri-La Springs, Bonita Springs)

Nov 17: Latin Infusion! (Bodega Ole, Bonita Springs)

Dec 1: Holiday Taste of Opera (The Club at the Strand, Naples)

Dec 11: GO Social, Holiday Wine Tasting 

             (FGCU’s Hoffman Wine Lab, Estero)

Jan 18: GO Ambassador Porsche Party (Naples)

Jan 19: Opera to Broadway (Gulf Theater, Punta Gorda)

Jan 22: Opera to Broadway (UCMI, Marco Island)

Jan 26: Mostly Mozart (Artis-Naples, Naples)

Jan 31: Taste of Opera (Hideaway Beach Club, Marco Island)

Feb 2: Opera to Broadway (Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers)

Feb 4: Opera to Broadway (Innovation Hotel, Naples)

Feb 19: The Barber of Seville (Vineyard, Estero)

Feb 23: Barber of Seville (Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 

              Punta Gorda)

Feb 26: Barber of Seville (Silverspot Cinema, Naples)

Feb 28: Style and Song Luncheon 

              (Grey Oaks Country Club, Naples)

Mar 8: Songs of Ireland with the GO Divas
               (Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers)

Mar 12: Gulfshore Opera Gala -

              concert (Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church),

              dinner (The Club at the Strand Naples)

Mar 14: Songs of Ireland (Gulf Theater, Punta Gorda)

Mar 15: Songs of Ireland (St. Leo Parish Life Center,

              Bonita Springs)

Mar 28: Around the World in Song (St. Leo Parish Life Center,

               Bonita Springs)

Mar 31: Around the World in Song (Rose History Auditorium,

              Marco Island)

Apr 4: Taste of Opera (Colony Bay Club, Estero)

Apr 5: Taste of Opera (Isles Yacht Club, Punta Gorda)

April 12: GO Social - Progressive Happy Hour

                (Pelican Landing, Estero)

Apr 21: Don Giovanni (BB Mann Performing Arts Hall,

              Ft Myers)

Apr 30: Don Giovanni - private event (Artis-Naples, Naples)

May 4: Latin Infusion! (Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers)

May 7: Latin Infusion! (Carmelo’s Italian Ristorante,

              Punta Gorda)

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Lemon Bay Playhouse

96 W. Dearborn St. • Englewood

941-475-6756

lemonbayplayhouse.com

Enjoy live theatre in Englewood, Florida throughout seven shows in their season. They also have multiple showcases through the year. Visit their website to learn more about each show and buy tickets.

SCHEDULE

Theater Productions

Nov 30-Dec 18: You Know I Can’t Hear You

                            When the Water Is Running

Jan 18-Feb 12: The Outsider

Mar 8 -Apr 2: Dinner at the Flemmings 

Apr 26-May 14: The Amateur Killer

Jun 7-25: Now and Then 

Concerts

Nov 12: Mark Rom & The Magic Elixer Band 

Nov 19: Clowning Around Comedy Show  

Jan 14: Chuck Gillespie - The Andy Williams Show  

Feb 18: John Tuff & Friends 

Feb 25: Paisley Craze - The Peace & Love Concert

Apr 8: Gid Pool Comedy Show

Apr 15: Jimmy Mazz - Songs Across America

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Punta Gorda Symphony

MAINSTAGE CONCERT

Charlotte Performing Arts Center

701 Carmalita St. • Punta Gorda

JAZZ ON THE LAWN CONCERTS

Florida SouthWestern State College

Charlotte campus

26300 Airport Rd. •  Punta Gorda

941-205-5996

pgsymphony.org

Punta Gorda Symphony is Charlotte County’s premier professional orchestra. Originally formed in 1978 as a small chamber group, the orchestra has grown to more than 70 professional musicians drawing audiences from around the world. From presenting world-class musicians to enriching the lives of young people and adults through educational initiatives, Punta Gorda Symphony fosters vibrant community connections through orchestral music, chamber music, jazz, pops, and other genres. The Symphony performs under the direction of Maestro Raffaele Livio Ponti.

SCHEDULE

Mainstage Concerts

Nov 20: Brahms Symphony No. 2

Dec 18: A Classical Holiday – Nutcracker Suite /

              The Snow Maiden

Jan 8: Schubert Symphony No. 8 /

            Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Feb 5: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1 /

            Wagner Die Meistersinger, Act 1 Prelude

Mar 5: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

            with Guest Artist: Roman Rabinovich (piano)

Apr 2: Cinematic Sounds, with a after-party

            (Charlotte Harbor Event & Concert Center, Punta Gorda)

Jazz on the Lawn

Dec 3: Patricia Dean & Friends

Feb 18: Lew Del Gatto & Friends

Mar 18: Randy Sandke & Friends

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TheatreZone

performances at

G & L Theatre
Community School of Naples

13275 Livingston Rd. • Naples 

888-966-3352

theatre.zone

TheatreZone, Naples’ premier musical theatre company, produces Broadway-quality shows and concerts in an intimate theatre on Livingston Road in Naples. TheatreZone’s Equity contract ensures access to the country’s finest performers and professionals who entertain audiences December through April, with evenings and matinees available. TheatreZone was founded in 2005 by Artistic Director Mark Danni.

SCHEDULE

Theater

Dec 9-11: Home For the Holidays

Jan 12-15 & 21-22: A Little Night Music

Feb 9-12, 16, 18-19: Escape to Margaritaville

Mar 9-12 & 16-19: The Goodbye Girl

Apr 27-30 & May 4-7: Rock of Ages

Concerts

Jan 16: James Taylor Live in Central Park, Revisited

Feb 21: The Mersey Beatles - From the Cavern to the Rooftop

Feb 23 & 24: John O’Hurley - A Man with Standards

Mar 13 & 14: A Tribute to Billy & Elton - The Hits

                      with Phil Thompson

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Sarasota Opera

61 N. Pineapple Ave. • Sarasota

941-328-1300

sarasotaopera.org

Sarasota Opera, the only company in the world to have performed every work of Giuseppe Verdi, is celebrating its 64th consecutive season of bringing world class opera to the southwest gulf coast. Consistently garnering international attention as one of the few places to experience rarely performed operatic works, Sarasota Opera continues to distinguish itself as one of the premiere opera companies in the United States by finding innovation through tradition.

SCHEDULE

Nov 4: The Musical Capitals of Europe -

            Sarasota Opera Principal & Studio Artists

Nov 5 & 6: The Secret World of Og - Sarasota Youth Opera

Nov 8, 10, 12: The Secret Marriage

Feb 18, 21, 23, 26: Madama Butterfly

Feb 25 & 28: Don Giovanni

Mar 1, 4, 10, 15, 24: Madama Butterfly

Mar 2, 5, 12, 18, 25: Don Giovanni

Mar 11, 14, 16, 18, 22, 26: Ernani

Mar 17, 19, 21, 23, 25: Thérèse

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Spirit of the Gulf Chorus

rehearsals most Tue 7-10pm at 

Church of the Cross

Community Christian Center

13500 Freshman Lane • Fort Myers

844-704-7464

spiritofthegulf.com

Spirit of the Gulf is an award-winning women’s a cappella/barbershop chorus, & part of the Sweet Adelines Organization. They are comprised of over 90 women and recently were awarded 5th place internationally. They are dedicated to musical excellence, education and the promotion of harmony singing. For more information visit their website.

SCHEDULE

Dec 4: Winter Concert (S Ft Myers High School)

Jan 29: Concert (Cypress Lake Methodist Church, Ft Myers)

Feb 24: Concert (Tribby Arts Center, Shell Point, Ft Myers)

Apr 1: Spring Concert (First Christian Church, Ft Myers)

May 6: Regional Competition (Daytona Beach)

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Tribby Arts Center

Shell Point Retirement Community

17281 On Par Blvd. • Fort Myers

239-415-5667

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Filled with an impressive array of talented artists and dynamic performances, Shell Point’s 2022-2023 Fine & Performing Arts Series at Tribby Arts Center showcases the creative work of Shell Point resident artists and artisans, the annual concert series, and the new addition of dance and theatre. This 19th season of the arts at Shell Point offers something for everyone.

SCHEDULE

Nov 3: Herb Bruce & the Herbicide Jazz Band

            with Michael Andrew

Nov 9: Pietro Iannotti

Nov 17: Georgia Players presents Fortunate Sons

Nov 18 & 19: Botanic Garden

Dec 8: Sandi Patty Christmas (Village Church at Shell Point)

Dec 12: SWFL Symphony Holiday Pops

             (Village Church at Shell Point)

Dec 17: The Nutcracker - Gulfshore Ballet

             (Village Church at Shell Point)

Jan 5: John Pizzarelli Trio

Jan 10: The Kingston Trio

Jan 23: Merz Trio

Feb 1 & 2: Hotel California

Feb 9: The King’s Singers

Feb 13: Love Letters

Feb 23: Hermitage Piano Trio

Mar 2: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Mar 16: Windsync

Mar 24: Gentri - The Gentleman Trio

Apr 3 & 4: Live in Central Park (Revisited) -

                   Simon & Garfunkel Tribute

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