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Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Blvd. • FORT MYERS


The Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers is a dynamic cultural organization that fosters creativity and community engagement. Through diverse programs, it supports visual and performing arts, providing a platform for local artists and enriching the cultural landscape. 



Oct 19-29: Radio Golf  

Nov 9-26: Clown Bar 

Jan 18-28: Which Way to the Stage 

Feb 8-18: The Woman Who Mapped the Stars (fundraiser)
(Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, Ft Myers)

May 23-26: Alice by Heart (Youth Theatre)


Nov 5: Patchouli & Carlene Thissen

Jan 21: Flagship Romance, The Rough & Tumble

Mar 17: Songwriters in the Round - Charlie McCoy,
Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield


Dec 1: JJ Grey & Mofro (Arts On Tap)

May 30-Jun 2: Fringe Fort Myers 



900 Dunlop Rd. • SANIBEL


BIG ARTS was created by and for the community more than four decades ago. Its founding principle remains to this day: to experience and celebrate the artist in all of us and to remind us of our shared humanity. Each year they offer a vibrant cultural palette of performing and fine arts, films, workshops and lectures that enrich our lives. 


Dec 2: The Nutcracker - Gulfshore Ballet

Dec 9: Holiday Concert - BIG ARTS Concert Band

Dec 14: Holiday Concert - BIG ARTS Community Chorus

Dec 19: A Holiday Song Celebration - BIG ARTS Community
     Chorus & 
Sanibel School Seahorse Chorale & 
     Elementary Choir concert

Jan 13: The Greatest Piano Men - Billy Joel & Elton John

Jan 18: Jeremy Denk

Jan 25: Anthony McGill, Susanna Phillips, Myra Huang

Jan 27: Judith Hill

Jan 30: Bodytraffic

Feb 3: Twisted Pine

Feb 4: Young Concert Artists on Tour

Feb 8: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Wind Ensemble

Feb 17: Alan Bibey & Grasstowne

Feb 23: Haydn Lord Nelson Mass - Gulf Coast Symphony &
     Fort Myers 
Symphonic Mastersingers

Feb 29: So Good - The Neil Diamond Experience

Mar 2: Late Nite Catechism - Sister’s Summer School

Mar 8: BIG ARTS Concert Band 

Mar 9: Sing & Swing - Jazz at Lincoln Center with Bria
     Skonberg & Benny Benack III 

Mar 15: The Hit Men

Mar 22: The Doo Wop Project (benefit)

Apr 5: BIG ARTS Community Chorus

Apr 6: Stacey Kent


Choral Artistry

PO Box 07105 • FORT MYERS


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 concerts throughout SWFL. 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.


Oct 12: Considering Matthew Shepard (United Church,

Dec 15: Holiday Soiree (Shangri-La Springs, Bonita

Feb 3: Sing Out! SWFL Choral Festival Workshop - Kol
h, The Voice of Hope 
(New Hope Church, Ft Myers) 

Feb 4: Sing Out! SWFL Choral Festival Free Concert (New
     Hope Church, Ft Myers) 

Apr 21: Durufle’s Requiem (Moorings Church, Naples)


Florida Gulf Coast University

Bower School of Music & the Arts



TheatreLab • Arts Complex

10501 FGCU Blvd. S. • FORT MYERS


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.  


Oct 12-15: Heathers - the Musical

Feb 16-25: Silent Sky

Apr 12-21: The Life of Galileo



U. Tobe Recital Hall • Music Building

10501 FGCU Blvd. S. FORT MYERS


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. 


Oct 8: FGCU Chamber & University Choirs (United Church
of Christ, Naples) *

Oct 19: FGCU Wind Orchestra *

Oct 22: FGCU Symphony Orchestra *

Oct 29: Baron & Navarrp Piano Duo

Nov 2: Andres Madsen & Susan Ogata

Nov 5: FGCU Jazz Ensemble *

Nov 8: FGCU Percussion Chamber Ensembles *

Nov 9: Danile Lochrie & Michael Baron

Nov 13: FGCU Wind Chamber Ensembles *

Nov 14: FGCU Symphonic Band *

Nov 15: FGCU Wind Chamber Choirs *

Nov 16: FGCU Symphonic Band *

Nov 30: FGCU Wind Orchestra *

Dec 1: FGCU Chamber Strings *

Dec 3: Jeffrey Williams & Michael Baron

Dec 5: FGCU Symphony Orchestra & Choirs (Moorings
Church, Naples) *

Dec 7: FGCU Piano Ensemble *

Jan 21: Amernet String Quartet

Jan 27: Iva Ugrcic & Satoko Hayami

Feb 4: Kinga Augustyn & Michael Baron

Feb 8: FGCU Wind Orchestra *

Feb 10: A Celebration of Spirituals

Feb 15: FGCU Symphonic Band *

Feb 18: FGCU Chamber & University (New Hope Church,
Ft Myers) *

Feb 20: Laila Biali Jazz Trio

Feb 22: FGCU Jazz Ensemble (outdoor concert - library
lawn, FGCU) *

Feb 25: FGCU Symphony Orchestra *

Feb 29: Spencer Myer

Mar 14: FGCU Wind Orchestra (Dunbar High School,
Ft Myers) *

Mar 28: Emile Naoumoff

Apr 2: FGCU Chamber Strings - Sanibel Music Festival
(Peace Church, Ft Myers)

Apr 9: FGCU Wind Chamber Ensembles *

Apr 10: FGCU Percussion Chamber  Ensembles *

Apr 11: FGCU Wind Chamber Choirs *

Apr 12: FGCU Bel Canto & Cantabile *

Apr 16: FGCU Symphonic Band *

Apr 18 & 20: FGCU University Choir with Naples

     Philharmonic (Artis-Naples, Naples)

Apr 18: FGCU Wind Orchestra *

Apr 21: FGCU Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Choir

     (Mooring Church, Naples) *

Apr 23: FGCU Symphonic Band *

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

Apr 27: FGCU Jazz Ensemble (N Ft Myers High School,

     N Ft Myers) *

Apr 28: FGCU Piano Ensemble  *

Apr 29: FGCU Jazz Ensemble (Tribby Arts Center, Shell

     Pt, Ft Myers)

* free


Gulfshore Opera

9911 Corkscrew Rd. • suite 105 • ESTERO


Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, 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 social engagement activities.


Oct 29: Latin Infusion concert (Arts Bonita Performing
 Bonita Springs)

Nov 5: GO Divas Benefit Concert (Lamb of God Church,
     Ft Myers)

Nov 9: GO Divas (Marco Island Center for the Arts,
     Marco Island)

Nov 14: GO Divas (Shangri-La Springs, Bonita Springs)

Dec 7: Holiday Taste of Opera (The Club at The Strand,

Dec 9: Holiday Taste of Opera (Twin Isles Country Club,
     Punta Gorda)

Jan 18: Murder Mystery Dinner (Shangri-La Springs,
     Bonita Springs)

Jan 23: Taste of Opera (Hideaway Beach Club, Marco

Jan 25: Night in Italy (St. Leo Parish Life Center, Bonita

Jan 28: Night in Italy concert & dinner (Carmelo’s
     Ristorante, Punta Gorda) 

Jan 30: Love’s First Blush (Artis-Naples, Naples) 

Feb 4: Night in Italy (Marco Island Center for the Arts, 
Marco Island)

Feb 9: 10th Anniversary Celebration with Michael Fabiano 
 (Moorings Church, Naples) 

Feb 22: Elixer of Love (Estero High School, Estero) 

Feb 25: Elixer of Love (Jewish Cultural Center, Naples)

Feb 27: Style & Song luncheon (Grey Oaks Country Club,

Feb 29: Elixer of Love (Charlotte Performing Arts Center,
     Punta Gorda)

Mar 10: 10th Anniversary Gala Concert & Dinner 

     (concert - First Church, Bonita Springs
dinner - The Club at The Strand, Naples)

Mar 14: GO Divas (Arts Bonita Performing Arts, Bonita

Mar 21: Divas & Dinner (The Club at The Strand, Naples)

Mar 26: GO Divas (Gulf Theater, Punta Gorda)

Apr 6: Prelude to Turandot (Innovation Hotel, Naples)

Apr 17: Turandot (BB Mann Hall, Ft Myers)

Apr 24: Turandot (Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 
 Punta Gorda)

Apr 27: Turandot (Artis-Naples, Naples)


Marco Island

Center for the Arts

1010 Winterberry Dr. • MARCO ISLAND

Arts Center Theatre

Marco Town Center

1089 N. Collier Blvd. • MARCO ISLAND


Marco Island Center for the Arts’ Arts Center Theatre offers community theater productions and presents productions by other theater companies and individuals, comedy and other live entertainment.



Oct 18-21: The Music Man

Oct 25-Nov 12: The 39 Steps

Nov 29-Dec 10: The Complete Works of William
Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised) (Again)

Dec 13-17: White Christmas

Jan 3-21 Private Lives

Feb 7-25: The Queen of Bingo

Mar 13-30: Vanities


Oct 13: Sloan Friday (Arts Centre Theatre)

Oct 26: Claude Bourbon (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Oct 29: Bob Lauver (Arts Centre Theatre)

Nov 9: Terra Guitarra (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Nov 17: Matt Vita (Arts Centre Theatre)

Dec 22: Nikolas Bushi & Chris, Dashnor Bushi (Arts
     Centre Theatre)

Dec 29: Earl David Reed (Arts Centre Theatre)

Jan 18: L-Yen: (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Jan 26: Al Ernst (Arts Centre Theatre)

Feb 2: Mike Rivera (Arts Centre Theatre)

Feb 27: Ben Rosenblum (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Mar 8: Mark Evans (Arts Centre Theatre)

Mar 14: Ed Calle (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Apr 11: Leslie Cartaya (Marco Island Center for the Arts)

Apr 23: Peter & Will Anderson  (Marco Island Center for 
     the Arts)


Players Circle Theatre

13211 McGregor Blvd. • FORT MYERS


Players Circle Theater is a nonprofit organization with a three-fold mission: To create a home for a variety of theater 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. 


Oct 17-Nov 12: Breaking Legs

Nov 28-Dec 17: Ho! Ho! Ho! - The Christmas Show

Jan 2-28: Butterflies are Free

Feb 6-Mar 3: Proof

Mar 12-Apr 7: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Apr 16-May 12: Godspell


Seminole Casino Hotel

506 S 1st St. • IMMOKALEE


Southwest Florida’s premier gaming and entertainment destination. The casino offers 1,400 slots, 41 live table games, 3 restaurants, nightlife in the Zig Zag lounge, “where the party never ends” and the best in live concerts in the Seminole Center. 


Nov 4: Here Come the Mummies, Perpetual Groove  

Nov 9: Christopher Cross

Nov 11: Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin  

Nov 18: Sawyer Brown: Concert

Dec 5: Jose Feliciano

Dec 12: Marie Osmond - Orchestral Christmas  

Jan 11: Tesla  

Jan 20: Rockabillaque Florida 

Jan 28: AJ Croce 

Feb 2: The Lalas Burlesque Show

Feb 8: Aaron Lewis 

Feb 9: The Lettermen 

Feb 15: Blood, Sweat & Tears

Feb 21: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Feb 24: Sheila E

Feb 25: John Lodge

Mar 2: Ashanti

Mar 23: Commodores, WAR  

Apr 7: Southland Bluegrass & Wilderness Festival



performances at

G & L Theatre

Community School of Naples

13275 Livingston Rd. • NAPLES


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. 


Oct 12-15: Heathers - the Musical

Dec 15-17: Home for the Holidays

Jan 11-21: Bonnie & Clyde - the Musical

Feb 8-18: Million Dollar Quartet

Mar 7-17: Little Me

Apr 25-28: Carrie - the Musical


Jan 15: Tribute to Linda Ronstadt - Elizabeth Ward Land

Feb 20 & 21: The Mersey Beatles

Feb 22: John Ford Coley

Mar 12: Larry & Adolpho - Dummy’s Guide to Love Songs


Americana Community

Music Association

concerts at

All Faiths Unitarian Congregation

2756 McGregor Blvd. • 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. ACMA also presents shows throughout the community. 


Oct 14: Sarah McQuaid, Bill Veach

Oct 17: 2pm Band (Tribby Arts Center,  Shell Point,
Ft Myers)

Oct 21: Ellis Paul, Darryl Purpose, Gene Martin 

Nov 4: Rupert Wates, Gareth Rockliffe

Nov 5: Patchouli, Carlene Thissen (Alliance for the Arts,
Ft Myers)

Nov 18: Grant Peeples, David Hintz

Dec 2: Hank Woji, Chakulla

Jan 6: Reckless Saints, Ken Dunn 

Jan 20: Dan Navarro, Andy Getch

Jan 27: Seth Walker Dhruva Stephenson

Feb 03: Sam Robbins, Bob Williams

Feb 18: Muriel Anderson, Ray Cerbone

Feb 24: A Tale of Two, Fred Ball

Mar 2: Roy Book Binder, Bill Metts

Mar 16: Shawna Caspi, JD Lashley

Mar 30: Kala Farnham, Silvia Medina

Apr 6: Ruth Wyand, Carolyn Stanley

Apr 13: Sofia Talvik


(downtown Ft Myers  Library Amphitheater) 


Dec 12, Jan 9, Feb 13, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14


Broadway Palm

Dinner Theatre

1380 Colonial Blvd. • FORT MYERS


Broadway Palm has been Florida’s Premier Dinner Theatre for more than 30 years. The theatre entertains over 170,000 guests annually by combining an impressive array of Broadway musicals and an award-winning buffet. Broadway Palm features nationally selected performers, dazzling sets and costumes, and a live orchestra.



thru October 28:  Hairspray

Nov 10-Dec 25:  Elf the Musical

Dec 30-Feb 17:  Elvis A Musical Revolution

Feb 23-Apr 6:  Beautiful the Carole King Musical

Apr 12-May 25:  The Addams Family

May 31-June 22:  Swing

Jun-28-Aug-10:  Mary Poppins


thru Nov 18:  Popcorn Falls

Nov 23-Dec-25:  Doublewide, Texas Christmas

Jan 11-Feb 25:  Run for Your Wife

Feb 29-Apr 14:  Sweet Delilah Swim Club

Apr 18-May 19:  Perfect Wedding


Nov 1-5:  Rat Pack Live!

Dec 11:  Stardust Memories Big Band

Jan 21 & 22:  The She Gees

Feb 4 & 5:  Buffett’s Margaritaville

Mar 3 & 4:  Piano Men Generations

Mar 24 & 25:  Mirage Visions of Fleetwood Mac


thru October 26:  Grace for President

Nov 28-Dec 24:  Madagascar

Mar 8-Apr 5:  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Apr 25-May 24:  Tilly the Trickster

Jul 11-Aug 2:  Lyle, Lyle Crocodile


Circus Arts Conservatory


2075 Bahia Vista St. • SARASOTA


Nathan Benderson Park

5851 Nathan Benderson Circle



The Circus Arts Conservatory is the nation’s only nonprofit organization that combines professional circus performances, youth circus training, and education and outreach programming. Its mission is to engage and educate students using innovative learning programs; to improve the quality of life for individuals in care communities; and to advance the extraordinary legacy and heritage of the circus.


Dec 26-31: Sailor Circus - Candyland (Sailor Circus Arena)

Jan 14: Windjammers (Sailor Circus Arena)

Feb 2: Circus Arts Gala (Ulla Searing Big Top)

Feb: Circus Sarasota (Ulla Searing Big Top)

Mar 22 & 23: Cirque des Voix (Sailor Circus Arena)

Apr 13: Wonderball (fundraiser) (Sailor Circus Arena)

May 4 & 5: Sailor Circus Spring Show (Sailor Circus

Jun-Aug: Circus Sarasota - Summer Circus Spectacular 
(Ulla Searing Big Top)


Florida Repertory Theatre

2268 Bay St. • FORT MYERS


Florida Rep opened its 26th season with ‘Beguiled Again,’ a glamorous, romantic, and nostalgic musical salute to America’s most beloved songwriting team, Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart. The musical plays thru October 29 in the Artstage Studio Theatre. A down-and-out Elvis impersonator gets a fabulous new makeover in the music-filled comedy, ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride,’ playing October 27-November 12 in the Historic Arcade Theatre.


thru Oct 29: Beguiled Again

Oct 1, 5-7: Little Shop of Horrors (Florida Rep Education

Oct 27-Nov 12: The Legend of Georgia McBride

Dec 1-17: A Sherlock Carol

Dec 15-Jan 14: The Mountaintop

Jan 12-28: Beehive - the 60s Musical

Feb 2-Mar 10: The Gin Game

Feb 16-Mar 3: A Comedy of Tenors

Mar 22-Apr 14: Hank Williams - Lost Highway

Apr 19-May 19: Oleanna


Fort Myers Theatre

16120 San Carlos Blvd. • #5 • FORT MYERS


Live community theatre for audiences of all ages.


Oct 5-15: The Music Man

Oct 20-28: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Nov 24-26: The Last Five Years

Dec 7-10: White Christmas

Dec 14-31: Elf - the Musical

Jan 6: Til Death Do Us Part… You First!

Jan 19-28: Clue

Feb 2-11: Tick Tick Boom

Feb 23-Mar 3: The Drowsy Chaperone

Mar 8-17: Freaky Friday

Mar 23 & 24: A Few Good Men

Apr 5-14: Seussical

Apr 25-May 5: Steel Magnolias

Jun 1-16: Matilda

Jul 12-28: Legally Blonde


Jan 6: Detroit Doors


Jan 13, Mar 30, May 25


every Saturday night


Gulf Coast Symphony

concerts at

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

13350 FSW Pkwy. • FORT MYERS


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 Symphony challenges convention with unique and innovative collaborations across multiple genres and disciplines, including classical music, jazz, world music, dance, opera, film, musical theater, active community engagement, and a commitment to social change through arts education.


Oct 28: Broadway Divas concert with Heather Ivy &
Whitney Grace

Oct 29: Hogwarts Halloween

Nov 11: Music of Barry Manilow

Dec 3: Deck the Halls

Dec 16: The Nutcracker with Gulfshore Ballet

Jan 20: A Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue

Feb 4:  Jerome Kern Tribute

Mar 10: Folk Anthems of the 70s

Mar 23: Music Man - the Musical

Mar 25: Music Man - the Musical

Apr 7: Great Ladies of Jazz

Apr 14 Disney in Concert - Magical Music from the Movies







Music & Arts

Community Center

Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers

13411 Shire Lane • FORT MYERS


The Music & Arts Community Center is a creative hub where people of all ages and abilities can share music and arts as common ground, and where diversity, expression and self-transformation is the very air we breathe. The theater has been reimagined to facilitate exceptional productions across multiple genres.


Oct 14: Vivaldi’s Four Season & More - Listeso String

Oct 19: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Nov 3: A Tribute to Taylor Swift -  Listeso String Quartet

Nov 8: Vivaldi’s Four Season & More - Listeso String

Nov 9: Best of Hans Zimmer - Listeso String Quartet

Nov 12: Music of Bobby Darin & Michael Buble - Paul Todd

Nov 16: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective - Music of John Coltrane

Nov 18: Gulf Coast Symphony

Nov 19: Gulf Coast Symphony

Dec 5: A Tribute to Taylor Swift - Listeso String Quartet

Dec 5: Best of Hans Zimmer - Listeso String Quartet

Dec 7: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective - Swinging Holidays

Jan 11: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective - Music of Oscar Peterson,
     Ray Brown,
 Chick Corea & more

Jan 13 & 14: Gulf Coast Symphony - Beethoven Symphony
     No. 4

Jan 28: Beaux Arts Trio

Feb 15: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective - Music of Duke Ellington

Feb 17 & 18: Gulf Coast Symphony: Haydn Lord Nelson
with Ft Myers Symphonic Mastersingers

Feb 25: Verona Quartet

Mar 7: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Mar 17: Stokes & Kozlowski

Apr 18: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective - Modern Creations

Apr 20 & 21: Gulf Coast Symphony - Brahms Symphony
     No. 4

May 5: Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra Fellows

May 16: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective


Naples Big Band

2614 N. Tamiami Tr • #200 • NAPLES

concerts at

Cambier Park • 755 Park St. S. • NAPLES

Veterans Park • 901 Park Ave. • MARCO ISLAND

Norris Center • 755 8th Ave. S. • NAPLES


The Naples Big Band is a 17-piece jazz ensemble that performs public concerts of music in styles spanning the swing era to the modern day. Their goal is to deliver dynamic public and private entertainment, as well as to provide financial resources to support the musical development of local youths. All concerts are free.


Nov 13: (Cambier Park) 

Dec 8: Christmas on Fifth (5th Ave, Naples) 

Dec 11: Christmas concert (Cambier Park) 

Jan 7: (Veterans Park, Marco Island)

Jan 28: (Cambier Park, Naples)

Jan 29: (Norris Center, Naples)

Feb 12: (Cambier Park, Naples)

Feb 25: (Veterans Park, Marco Island)

Mar 10: (Veterans Park, Marco Island)

Mar 24: (Cambier Park, Naples)

Apr 15: (Cambier Park, Naples)


Punta Gorda Symphony

Charlotte Performing Arts Center

701 Carmalita St. • PUNTA GORDA


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 60 professional musicians. From presenting world-class musicians to enriching the lives of young people and adults through educational initiatives, Punta Gorda Symphony fosters community connections through orchestral music, chamber music, jazz, pops, and other genres. 


Oct 22: John Williams Star Wars

Nov 12: Dvorak Symphony No. 9

Dec 3: Holiday Favorites

Jan 14: Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition &
Violin Concerto

Feb 18: Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 - An Evening of Poetry
     through Music

Mar 17: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with The Gaudi Trio


The Studio Players

Golden Gate Community Center

Joan Jenks Auditorium

4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. • NAPLES


Discover the heart of theater at The Studio Players, your hub for captivating community performances, where they celebrate cultural diversity through a mix of contemporary hits and timeless classics on an artistic journey where imagination knows no bounds.


Oct 27-Nov 2: Superior Donuts

Jan 19-Feb 4: The Lifespan of a Fact 

Feb 23-24: Bus Stop

May 3-19: Doubt - A Parable


Arts Bonita

Performing Arts Center

10150 Bonita Beach Rd. • BONITA SPRINGS


Arts Bonita hosts a year-round lineup of captivating performances, from jazz and Latin rhythms to soulful blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Plus, Arts Bonita presents hilarious comedy shows, inspiring live theatre, a Film as Fine Art series, and much more.


Oct 7: The Seldom Scene

Oct 10: A Cracker at the Ritz - Rick Compton &
Betsy Bennett

Oct 13: Elsten Torres

Oct 14: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers

Oct 20: Joanne Shaw Taylor

Oct 21: Chicago Transit

Oct 24: A Cracker at the Ritz - Rick Compton &
Betsy Bennett 

Oct 26: Spooktacular Halloween -  Zach Bartholomew &
Brandon Robertson

Oct 29: Latin Infusion - Gulfshore Opera

Nov 3: Jeff Pifner

Nov 4: Albert Cummings

Nov 9: The Incorrigibles

Nov 10: Dave Keller

Nov 11: Veterans Day Tribute - Chuck Bergeron & the South
Florida Jazz Orchestra

Nov 17: Music of Bud Powell -  Zach Bartholomew

Nov 18: Tito Puentes Jr with orchestra

Nov 30: Holidays with Heather Ivy

Dec 1: Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Dec 2 & 3: The Home… for the Holidays! - Rick Compton &
Betsy Bennett

Dec 7-10: A Christmas Carol -  Live Radio Play

Dec 12: A Charlie Brown Christmas, Music of
Vince Guaraldi -  Zach Bartholomew 

Dec 14: Blue Highway Band

Dec 15: Nanny Assis

Dec 16: Jason Marsalis

Dec 22: Rose Max & Ramatis

Mar 15: Jesse Jones Jr


Charlotte Players


1182 Market Circle • PORT CHARLOTTE



75 Taylor Rd. • PUNTA GORDA


701 Carmalita St. • PUNTA GORDA


Charlotte Players have performed in Charlotte County since 1961. The theatrical company has produced over 350 theatrical productions with over 2,500 individual performances since their humble beginnings. In addition, Charlotte Players has contracted national talent for almost 100 different entertainment productions over the last 15 years. Their traditional productions are presented in the Langdon Playhouse, blackbox, theater.



Sep 7-17: The Wild Women of Winedale

Oct 5-15: Murder at the Howard Johnson’s

Nov 2-12: The Foreigner

Dec 14-16: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever 
(Charlotte Performing Arts Center)

Jan 12-28: Rumors

Feb 8-25: Calendar Girls

Mar 14-31: Nunsense II - The Second Coming

Apr 18-28: Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van


Sep 29: Comedy for a Cause (fundraiser) 
(Charlotte Harbor Event Center)

Dec 8: Whitney Grace (Langdon Playhouse)

Dec 31: New Year’s Eve at the Speakeasy (Langdon

Jan 23: A Toast to Steve & Eydie - Valerie Snead-Roy &
Jim Rice  (Langdon Playhouse)

Jan 29: Dunlap & Mabe Bluegrass Band  (Charlotte Harbor

     Event Center)

Feb 3: Comedy Diner - Larry Venturino  & friends
(Langdon Playhouse)

Feb 12 & 13: The Edwards Twins  (Charlotte Harbor
Event Center)

Feb 20: Colin Hall (Langdon Playhouse)

Feb 26: Jew Man Group (Charlotte Harbor Event Center)

Mar 5: Let’s Hang On! (Charlotte Harbor Event Center)

Mar 26: Country Legend Tribute to The Highwayman
(Charlotte Harbor Event Center)


Cultural Park Theatre Company

528 Cultural Park Blvd.• CAPE CORAL


Historical performing arts theatre with a vision to entertain and educate the SWFL community. The Cultural Park Theatre Company was established in 1963 and offers a venue where individuals of all ages can perfect their performance skills and members of the community can watch exciting live productions.


thru Oct 8: Footloose

Oct 18-22: Beware the House on Haunted Hill

Nov 9-19: Fame - the Musical

Dec 13-17: The Little Town of Christmas

Jan 18-28: James & the Giant Peach

Feb 9-18: Nana’s Naughty Knickers

Feb 29-Mar 10: Bye Bye Birdie

Mar 28-Apr 7: Sister Act

Mar 23-Jun 2: Into the Woods

Jun 14-23: Murder on the Orient Express


Nov 4: The Frank Bang Four

Dec 9: High Lonesome Sound

Dec 21: Michael D’Amore

Jan 6: The Champ Saxon Band

Jan 13: Clowning Around Comedy Show

Feb 3: Katelyn & Jules

Feb 24: The Real Deal - Dueling Pianos

Jul 20: Whiskey County


Fort Myers

Symphonic Mastersingers

6900 Daniels Pkwy. • suite 29-193



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.


Nov 16: Intermezzo Choir (St Hillary Church, Ft Myers) *

Dec 3: Deck the Halls concert with Gulf Coast Symphony 
(BB Mann Hall, Ft Myers)

Dec 10: Holiday Concert (Caloosa Sound Amphitheater,
Ft Myers) *

Dec 17: Christmas concert (Peace Church, Naples) *

Feb 17 & 18: Winter concert with Gulf Coast Symphony 
(Music & Arts Community Center, Ft Myers)

Feb 23: Concert with Gulf Coast Symphony (BIG ARTS,

Feb 25: Chamber Choir (Good Shepherd Church,
N Ft Myers) 

Mar 3: Chamber Choir (St Michael Church, Ft Myers) *

Apr 7: Spring concert (New Hope Church, Ft Myers) *

* free


Grand Piano Series

concerts at

St. Leo Auditorium

28290 Beaumont Rd.

Bonita Springs


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


Nov 15: Martin Garcia Garcia

Dec 14: Eric Lu

Jan 18: Callisto String Quartet & Milana Strezeva

Feb 8: Clayton Stephenson

Feb 29: Opera Meets Broadway with Konstantin

Mar 20: Florian Noack

Apr 24: Shannon Lee & Ying Li


Gulfshore Playhouse

performances at

Norris Center

755 8th Ave. S. • NAPLES


Gulfshore Playhouse is committed to enriching the cultural landscape of the region by producing professional theatre to the highest artistic standards and providing unique educational opportunities to diverse groups of people. 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. 


Oct 12-14: Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids (Children’s
     Museum of Naples, Naples)

Oct 12-Nov 5: 26 Miles

Nov 16-Dec 17: Winter Wonderettes

Jan 11-Feb 4: The Refugees

Feb 15-Mar 10: Into the Breeches

Mar 21-Apr 2: She Loves Me


Lee County Community Band

concerts at

Mariner High School Auditorium

701 Chiquita Blvd. N. • CAPE CORAL


The legendary Lee County Community Band, formed in 1885, is a non-profit group that performs monthly, fun-filled, free concerts from November-April. Programs reflect the band’s reputation for lively, upbeat music and promise an entertaining mix of old favorites, spirited marches, Dixieland, patriotic tunes, Broadway and Silver Screen hits, and a sing-along. Concerts are free (donations welcome), at 3 pm. 


Nov 12, Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 10, Apr 7


The Naples Players

701 5th Ave. S. • NAPLES

performances at

Naples United Church of Christ

5200 Crayton Rd. • NAPLES

Sugden Theatre

701 5th Ave S. • NAPLES


Voted ‘Favorite Local Theatre’ by Broadway World, The Naples Players is the hometown theatre and cultural hub building community through exceptional access to the power of theatre, and leading the shift in the national perception of how theatres can impact their communities.


Oct 8: Readers Theater A Source of Innocent Merriment 

Oct 4-22: The Dining Room

Nov 1-19: Miss Bennet - Christmas at Pemberly

Nov 9-26: The Marvelous Wonderettes

Nov 12: Readers Theater: A Day Without Laughter is a
     Day Wasted

Jan 10-28: Harvey

Jan 18-Feb 11: The Fantastiks

Jan 21: Readers Theater: New Play Festival

Feb 14-Mar 10: Laugh, Cry, Pee, Repeat!

Apr 14: Readers Theater: Love is a Tenuous Adventure

May 1-19: Clue - On Stage 


Jul 28-30: Beauty & the Beast Jr

Aug 4-6: The Hunchback of Notre Dame Teen (G&L
     Theater, Community School 
of Naples, Naples)


Sarasota Opera

61 N. Pineapple Ave. • SARASOTA


Sarasota Opera, the only company in the world to have performed every work of Giuseppe Verdi, is celebrating its 65th consecutive season of bringing world class opera to the southwest gulf coast. Garnering international attention as one of the few places to experience rarely performed operatic works, Sarasota Opera distinguishes itself as one of the premiere opera companies in the United States by finding innovation through tradition.


Nov 4 & 5: The Little Sweep (Sarasota Youth Opera)

Nov 10 & 12: Music of Puccini - with Sarasota Orchestra

Feb 17: Carmen

Feb 20: Carmen

Feb 22: Carmen

Feb 24: Lucia di Lammermoor

Feb 25: Carmen

Feb 27: Lucia di Lammermoor

Feb 28: Carmen

Feb 29: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 2: Carmen

Mar 3: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 5: Carmen

Mar 6: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 8: Carmen

Mar 9: Luisa Miller

Mar 10: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 12: Luisa Miller

Mar 13: Carmen

Mar 14: Luisa Miller

Mar 15: Deceit Outwitted

Mar 16: Luisa Miller

Mar 16: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 17: Deceit Outwitted

Mar 17: Carmen

Mar 19: Carmen

Mar 19: Deceit Outwitted

Mar 20: Luisa Miller

Mar 21: Deceit Outwitted

Mar 22: Carmen

Mar 23: Deceit Outwitted

Mar 23: Lucia di Lammermoor

Mar 24: Luisa Miller


Tribby Arts Center

Shell Point Retirement Community

17281 On Par Blvd. • FORT MYERS


Filled with an impressive array of dynamic performances and talented artists, Shell Point’s 2023-2024 Fine & Performing Arts Series at Tribby Arts Center showcases an annual concert series and a variety of art exhibitions. This 20th season of the arts at Shell Point offers something for everyone.


Oct 17: 2pm Band

Oct 19: Schubert’s Winterreise - Michael Baron &
     Krzysztof Biernacki 

Nov 11: Jukebox Saturday Night

Nov 14: Vega String Quartet

Nov 20: Southern Raised

Dec 9: The Nutcracker - Gulfshore Ballet

Dec 11: Holiday Pops - SWFL Symphony (Village Church,
     Shell Point)

Dec 12: Michael W. Smith - Holiday concert (Village
     Church, Shell Point)

Jan 8: The Texas Tenors

Jan 15 & 16: Screaming Orphans

Jan 25: Stephanie Trick & Paolo Aldrighi

Feb 8: Vienna Boys Choir (Village Church, Shell Point)

Feb 6: 1969 Band

Feb 13: Eroica Trio

Feb 22: The Diamonds

Mar 5: Bee Gees Gold

Mar 14: Evren Ozel

Mar 19: Balsam Range

Mar 29: Sail On - Beach Boys tribute 

Apr 4: SWFL Symphony - Bach, Mozart & Tchaikovsky


Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W. • VENICE


Venice Theatre, a nonprofit organization, is 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 will open in late 2024. Its Raymond Center is being used as a 130-seat temporary performance space. Its 90-seat Pinkerton Theatre is open for performances. The theatre’s popular concert series is being held at other venues around the community. 


thru Oct 8: Reefer Madness - the Musical

Oct 13-Nov 12: The Addams Family

Oct 27-Nov 19: Pickleball

Dec 1-20: A Christmas Carol

Dec 8-17: Solo Fest

Jan 12-Feb 11: Calendar Girls

Jan 19-Feb 18: Jimmy Buffet’s Escape to Margaritaville

Feb 23-Mar 17: The Marvelous Wonderettes

Feb 27-Mar 3: 30th Annual Silver Foxes

Mar 22-Apr 21: The Spitfire Grill

Apr 5-21: The Enchanted Bookshop

Mar 2-5: Pinky’s Players

May 3-19: Bank Job


Venice Performing Arts Center

Venice High School

 1 Indian Ave. • bldg 5 • VENICE

Venice Community Center

326 Nokomis Ave. S. • VENICE

Nov 12: Capitol Fools

Nov 19: Majesty of Rock - Journey & Styx tribute

Nov 20: Rhinestone Cowgirls

Nov 27: Sounds of Soul (Venice Community Center)

Dec 18: Daybreak - Barry Manilow tribute

Jan 8: Dwight Icenhower - Tribute to Elvis

Jan 22: Portrait of Aretha - Aretha Franklin tribute
     (Venice Community Center)

Feb 22: Let’s Hang On - Frankie Valli tribute (Venice
     Community Center)

Mar 11: Shades of Buble - Michael Buble tribute

Mar 11: The Olivia Show - Olivia Newton-John tribute
(Venice Community Center)

Mar 18: Abbacadabra - Abba tribute

May 12: The Brothers Doobie -Doobie Brothers tribute

May 13: Long Time Gone - CSNY tribute

May 19: Herman’s Hermits - Peter Noone



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