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AMERICANA COMMUNITY
MUSIC ASSOCIATION

All Faiths Unitarian Congregation

2756 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers

239-691-4069

americanacma.org

The ACMA 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. Presenting acoustic performances by Americana artists and singer/songwriters. ACMA shows throughout the community. Please visit our website for more information and updated calendar of events. 

schedule

Dec. 4: Cliff Eberhardt, Louise Mosrie

January 8: The Reckless Saints, The Pearl Street Band  

Jan 22: Jesse Terry, Joe Virga

Jan 29: David Mayfield, Carolyn Stanley

Feb 5: Verlon Thompson, Bill Metts.  

Feb 12: Lipbone Redding, Ralph Leesberg 

Feb 26:.  Gurf Morlix, Bob Williams

Songwriters at the Plaza

(downtown Ft Myers Library)

Dec 14: Ray Cerbone, Robert Bidney. Kip Lawrence 

Jan 11: Bruce Gallant., Bill Metts, Houseboat Jim

Feb 8: Pearl Street Band

Mar 8: The Reckless Saints. 

Apr 12: The Obstructionists with David Hintz & Ross Jordan

May 10: ACMA members

Alliance for the Arts (Ft Myers)

Dec 19: The Reckless Saints,  Java Moon   

Jan 23: The Rough & Tumble, Carlene Thissen

Feb 20: Muriel Anderson, Ray Cerbone

Mar 20: Nouveau Honkies, Robert Bindney

Lovers Key State Park (Ft Myers Beach)

Jan 6:  JRobert, Ricky Baker Cegelis, Karen  Cohen

Feb 3: Marie Nofsinger, Bob Williams, Bill Steel

Mar 3: Bill Veach, David Hintz, Paul Elliott

Apr 7: Carlene Thissen, Mike McMillan, Alan Bradford

May 5: The Reckless Saints

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THE CIRCUS ARTS CONSERVATORY

2075 Bahia Vista St. Sarasota

Ulla Searing Big Top  Nathan Benderson Park

Sailor Circus Arena  2075 Bahai Vista St.

 941-355-9805

circusarts.org

International professional circus artists are featured in shows by Circus Sarasota in February under the Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, and Sailor Circus, the longest running youth circus in the nation performs twice annually at the Sailor Circus Arena.

schedule

Dec 26-30: Sailor Circus - Let It Snow (Sailor Circus Arena)

Jan 16: Windjammers - circus music concert & Sailor Circus 

            (Sailor Circus Arena) 

Feb 11-Mar 6: Circus Sarasota (Ulla Searing Big  Top)

Mar 18-20: Cirque des Voix - Circus of the Voices 

                  (Ulla Searing Big Top)

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FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY

Bower School of Music & the Arts

Theatre 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

Oct 29- Nov 7: The Misanthrope

Feb 18-27: On Baile’s Strand

Apr 22-May 1: Stories from Spoon River

 

Music Program

U. Tobe Recital Hall Music Building

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. Concerts by FGCU students are free.

schedule

Nov 4: Angelino Sozio

Nov 7: FGCU Jazz Ensemble

Nov 8: FGCU Wind Chamber Ensembles

Nov 9: FGCU Percussion Chamber Ensembles

Nov 16: FGCU Symphonic Band

Nov 18: FGCU Wind Orchestra

Nov 19: FGCU String Chamber Ensembles

Dec 1: Dario Celio, Alejandro Rivero

Dec 2: FGCU Piano Ensembles Concert.

Dec 4: FGCU Philharmonia

Dec 5: Michael Baron & Priscila Navarto *

Dec 6: Desiree Willever, Lia Vittone

Dec 9: Adriana Aviles, Derick Nagel

Jan 22: Kevin Chance & Eun-Hee Park *

Jan 30: Krzysztof Biernacki: *

Feb 3: FGCU Wind Orchestra

Feb 5: Frank Almond *

Feb 10: FGCU Symphonic Band

Feb 11: FGCU Chamber Choir

Feb 13: Santiago Rodriguez *

Feb 17: FGCU Jazz Ensemble

Feb 20: FGCU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 27: Ryan Little *

Mar 17: Happy 100th Birthday Piazziolla

Mar 26 & 27: Evening of Mozart: FGCU Opera Workshop

Mar 31: String Chamber Ensembles

Apr 3: Beethoven Champagne Concert Fundraiser *

Apr 6: FGCU Percussion Chamber Ensembles

Apr 7: FGCU Wind Orchestra

Apr 12: FGCU Wind Chamber Ensembles

Apr 19: FGCU Symphonic Band

Apr 20: FGCU Philharmonia

Apr 23: FGCU Symphony Orchestra

Apr 24: FGCU Jazz Ensemble

Apr 25: FGCU Piano Ensemble

May 1: Maxim Lando *

* not free

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GRAND PIANO SERIES

St. Leo Catholic Church

28290 Beaumont Rd. Bonita Springs

Wang Opera Center

2408 Linwood Ave. Naples

646-734 8179

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 Myra Janco Daniels, Founder of the Naples Philharmonic.

schedule

Nov 10: Aldo Lopez-Gavilan 

Dec 6: Chelsea Guo 

Jan 12: Schaghajegh Nosrati 

Feb 2: Santiago Ballerini 

Feb 16: Colburn Artists perform Beethoven Sonatas

Mar 9: Frautschi-Manasse-Nakamatsu 

Mar 30: Manhattan Chamber Players & Milana Strezeva

             (Wang Opera Center)

Apr 27: Geneva Lewis (Wang Opera Center)

May 11: Alessandro Mazzamuto (Wang Opera Center)

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GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE

Norris Center

755 5th Ave. S. Naples

866-811-4111

gulfshoreplayhouse.org

Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately 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. Thier work is inspired by a belief in the magic of theatre to expand the imagination, challenge the senses, provoke discussion, and revitalize their audience with an understanding of our common humanity. This belief drives the care with which they treat their artists, audiences, students, staff, and members of the greater community.

schedule

Nov 13-Dec 5: August Wilson’s Radio Golf

Jan 15-30: Higher

Feb 12-Mar 13: The 39 Steps

Mar 26-Apr 17: The Invisible Hand

Apr 30-May 15: Another Revolution

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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 their 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 the community. 

schedule

Nov 24-Dec 19: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder 

Nov 30-Dec 19: Teas and Trees

Jan 12-Feb 6: The Savannah Sipping Society 

Feb 2-27: The Cake 

Mar 2-Apr 3: Mary Poppins 

Mar 30-Apr 24: When We Were Young and Unafraid 

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THE STUDIO PLAYERS

Golden Gate Community Centers

Joan Jenks Auditorium

4701 Golden Gate Parkway Naples

239-398-9192

thestudioplayers.org

The Studio Players was founded in 2011 to provide a highly creative environment in which professional artists and artists-in-training are encouraged and welcomed to broaden their craft through new and established works. They are seeking to explore more alternative and contemporary plays along with more established pieces. The Studio Players is a non-profit organization.

schedule

Nov 5-21: Nuts

Dec 18: Stage2 Improv Holiday Show

Jan 14-30: Slow Food 

Feb 5: Larry Venturino & Al Ernst - Laugh Express

          Stand-up Comedy

Mar 18-Apr 10: Barefoot in the Park

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ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE

Mertz Theatre

5555 N Tamiami Trail Sarasota

941-351-8000

asolorep.org

Asolo Repertory Theatre is one of the premier professional theatres in America and one of the largest in the Southeastern United States. One of the few theatres in the nation that performs in rotating repertory, Asolo Rep presents up to 10 productions each season including contemporary and classic works and provocative musical theatre experiences. Asolo Rep performs in the Mertz Theatre, located at Florida State Center for the Performing Arts, adjacent to the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. 

schedule

Nov 20-Jan 1: Hair

Jan 14-Mar 26: Our Town

Jan 21-Apr 1: Grand Horizons

Feb 11-Apr 2: The Great Leap

Apr 23-May 11: Knoxville

May 13-Jun 4: Eureka Day

Jun 11-26: Hood 

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CHARLOTTE PLAYERS

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. They have been 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

productions at Langdon Playhouse

Dec 1-5: A Nice Family Christmas

Jan 6-16: Exit Laughing

Feb 4-20: Bell, Book and Candle

Mar 11-27: Curtain Up!

Apr 13-22: There's a Burglar in My Bed

May 13-22: Wedding Belles

concerts

Nov 16: Peace River Trio (Charlotte Harbour Event Center)

Dec 31: New Years Eve Show (Langdon Playhouse)

Feb 7 & 8: The Edwards Twins (Charlotte Harbour Event Center)

Feb 15: Late Night Catechism III (Langdon Playhouse)

Feb 27: Cahal Dunne (Langdon Playhouse)

Feb 28: Ted Vigil Trio (Langdon Playhouse)

Mar 8: The Martin & Lewis Tribute Show (Charlotte Event Center)

Mar 28: The Oak Ridge Boys (Charlotte Event Center)

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COASTAL VOICES CHORUS

The Heights Center

15570 Hagie Dr. Fort Myers

502-797-0044

coastalvoiceschorus.com

Coastal Voices is a brand new acapella chorus with members from all over SWFL. Women of all ages and vocal skill levels are welcome to “Find Your Voice” in a safe, inclusive atmosphere of respect and friendship. No matter the voice range, there is a spot for you! Weekly, in-person rehearsals on Thursday evenings from 6:45pm to 8:45pm at The Heights Center 

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FOGARTYVILLE COMMUNITY

MEDIA & ARTS CENTER

525 Kumquat Court  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, we also host other cultural and educational events.

schedule

Nov 5: Grant Peeples

Nov 7:  Very Merry Jerry Day

Nov 12: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound

Nov 13: Joni Mitchell Tribute

Nov 19: Mary Gauthier

Dec 3-4: Dovydas

Dec 5: Tim Grimm

Dec 11: Passerine

Dec 17: Michael Ross Jazz Quartet

Jan 6: Steve Forbert

Jan 16: David Wilcox

Jan 22: Adam Ezra Group

Feb 11: Oshima Brothers

Feb 12: spoken word performance

Mar 12: spoken word performance

Mar 13: The Bailsmen

Apr 9: spoken word performance

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FORT MYERS
SYMPHONIC MASTERSINGERS

6900 Daniels Pkwy. Fort Myers

239-288-2535

mastersingersfm.com

Since its inception in 2001, the Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers has been the premier choral group in Southwest Florida. Its mission is to share significant choral works from classical composers as well as innovative new compositions. The 80-plus voice ensemble is a charitable organization and gives back to the community through the generosity of its patrons.

schedule

Nov 20: Anniversary Gala Fundraiser 

             (Caloosa Sound Convention Center)

Dec 12: Deck the Halls with Gulf Coast Symphony

            (Barbara B Mann Hall)

Dec 19: Christmas on Sanibel 

            (Sanibel Community Church)

Feb 12: Concert with Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra

            (Music & Arts Community Center)

Apr 3: 20th Anniversary Concert 

           (First Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs)

Apr 23: Tosca with Gulfshore Opera 

            (Charlotte Performing Arts Center)

Apr 26: Tosca with Gulfshore Opera 

            (Barbara B Mann Hall)

Apr 29: Tosca with Gulfshore Opera 

            (Artis—Naples)

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GULFSHORE OPERA

9911 Corkscrew Rd. Estero

239-529-3925

gulfshoreopera.org

Gulfshore Opera is a regional company performing in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties; bringing the beauty and joy of the art of singing to our entire region.  Concerts provide diverse opportunities for all of their audiences from intimate “Opera a Fresco” to full scale productions – this year Puccini’s beloved Tosca.

schedule

Lee County

Nov 2: Art Songs - German Lieder (St. Leo Church, Bonita Springs)

Dec 9: Holiday Harmony Concert (St. Leo Church, Bonita Springs)

Jan 27: Opera Meets Broadway (Davis Art  Center, Ft Myers)

Jan 30: Opera Meets Broadway (Sanibel Community House)

Feb 26: The Bat’s Revenge (Estero High School)

Mar 6: Concert Gala Concert & Dinner 

            concert (First Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs)

            dinner (Bonita Bay Country Club, Bonita Springs)

Mar 17: Songs of Ireland (St. Leo Church, Bonita Springs)

Apr 2: A Night in Italy concert (St. Leo Church, Bonita Springs)

Apr 5: A Night in Italy concert (Sanibel Unitarian Church)

Apr 12: Taste of Opera concert & dinner 

            (Bay Club at the Colony, Estero)

Apr 26: Tosca (Barbara B. Mann Hall, Ft. Myers)

Collier County 

Nov 30: Gulfshore Opera Divas (Mercato, Naples)

Dec 2: Taste of Opera concert & dinner 

          (Club at the Strand, Naples)

Jan 2: Anthony Kearns concert (Artis-Naples, Naples)

Jan 29: Opera Meets Broadway concert & dinner

             (Grey Oaks County Club, Naples)

Feb 8: Taste of Opera concert & dinner 

           (Hideaway Beach, Marco Island)

Feb 12: Songs of Love concert (Innovation Hotel, Naples)

Feb 27: Bat’s Revenge (Naples High School)

Mar 3: Style & Song luncheon (Grey Oaks Country Club, Naples)

Mar 12: Songs of Ireland (Jewish Congregation of Marco Island)

Mar 31: A Night in Italy concert (Marco Island Historical Museum)

Apr 29: Tosca (Artis-Naples, Naples)

May 15: Art Song - French Melodie (Vanderbilt Presbyterian

            Church, Naples)

Charlotte County

Nov 7: Gulfshore Opera Divas (Peace River Botanical Gardens, 

           Punta Gorda)

Dec 14: Holiday Harmony (Gulf Theater, Punta Gorda)

Jan 25: Opera Meets Broadway (Gulf Theatre, Punta Gorda)

Feb 5: Taste of Opera concert & dinner 

          (Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, Port Charlotte)

Feb 24: Bat’s Revenge (Charlotte Performing Arts Center,

            Punta Gorda)

Mar 10: Songs of Ireland (Gulf Theatre, Punta Gorda)

Apr 3: A Night in Italy concert & dinner 

        (Carmelo’s Italian Restaurant, Punta Gorda)

Apr 23: Tosca (Charlotte Performing Arts Center, Punta Gorda)

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PUNTA GORDA SYMPHONY

6210 Scott St. 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 strives to foster vibrant community connections through orchestral music. The Symphony performs under the direction of Maestro Raffaele Livio Ponti at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, and other venues around Punta Gorda.

schedule

Charlotte Performing Arts Center, Punta Gorda

Nov 21: Creston Marimba Concertino & 

            Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2

Dec 19: Holiday Pops with Charlotte High School Band

            & Charisma

Jan 16: Dvorák Violin Concerto with Sirena Huang

Feb 6: Appalachian Spring & Scheherazade

Mar 6: Paul McCartney & Stravinsky

Apr: 24: Get Happy! Joan Ellison sings Judy Garland        

             (Charlotte Harbor Event Center, Port Charlotte)

outdoor Chamber Series

Dec 5: Woodwinds in the Garden (Peace River Botanical

           & Sculpture Gardens, Punta Gorda)

Feb 20: Strings on the Lawn (FSW State College

            Charlotte Campus, Punta Gorda)

Mar 27: Harborside Brass (Laishley Park, Punta Gorda)

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THEATREZONE

G&L Theatre

Community School of Naples

13275 Livingston Rd. Naples

888-966-3352

theatre.zone

TheatreZone is a professional Equity theatre now in its 17th season. Specializing in Broadway musicals, TheatreZone performs in-residence at the G&L Theatre on the campus of The Community School of Naples. 

schedule

Dec 10-12: Home for the Holidays Concert

Jan 13-16 & 20-23: I Love My Wife

Jan 17: Simon & Garfunkel - Live in Central Park,

            revisited tribute concert

Jan 29: The Feud - Sinatra & Roselli

Feb 10-12 & 17-20: Steve Martin’s Bright Star

Feb 22: The Mersey Beatles tribute 

Feb 24: Mack is Back - Bobby Darin tribute

Mar 10-13 & 17-20: Lerner & Loewes’ Camelot

Mar 14: LarryAlexander – Broadway & Back

Apr 21-24 & Apr 28-May 1: The Bridges of Madison County

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BROADWAY PALM DINNER THEATRE

1380 Colonial Blvd Fort Myers

239-278-4422

broadwaypalm.com

Broadway Palm is your ticket to escape! The theatre’s season features the best of Broadway, for all ages, combining your favorite shows of the past along with the most recent musical hit sensations. Broadway Palm features nationally selected performers, dazzling sets and costumes and a live orchestra. 

schedule

Main Theatre

thru Nov: The Sound of Music

Nov 25-Dec 25: Holly Jolly Christmas

Dec 31-Feb 12: Singin’ in the Rain

Feb 18-Apr 2: Margaritaville

Apr 8-May 14: In The Heights

May 20-Jun 25: Rock of Ages

Jul 1-Aug 13:The Wizard of Oz

Off Broadway Palm

thru Nov 6: Social Security

Nov 11-Dec 25: No Claus for Alarm

Jan 13-Mar 5: Over the River and Through the Woods

Mar 10-Apr 30: Greater Tuna

Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre

Dec 3-24: The Nutcracker

Apr 15-May 13: No Dogs Allowed

May 27-Jun 24: The Emperor’s New Clothes

Concert Series

Jan 30 & 31: December ’63 - Jersey Boys & Frankie Valli

                    & The Four Season tribute

Feb 7: Tribute to the King - Dwight Icehower’s Elvis tribute

Feb 27 & 28: Abba Fab - Abba tribute

Mar 13 & 14: The Piano Man - Billy Joel tribute

Mar 19-21: The Rave-Ons - Buddy Holly tribute

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CHORAL ARTISTRY

239-896-6431

choralartistry.org

After 10 yrs performing as the Symphonic Chorale of SWFL, it has adopted a new name, Choral Artistry, to better reflect the diverse variety of music it performs under AD Dr. Trent Brown. It is the tri-county areas only professional core community chorus. It produces its own exquisite concerts, collaborates with other professional ensembles and hosts two Annual Choral Festivals open to all residents & visiting singers -”Summer Sing” (Aug) and Sing Out! SWFL (Jan).

schedule

Jan 7: Rachmaninoff’s Vespers (tba, Sanibel)

Jan 8: Rachmaninoff’s Vespers (St. Mary’s Church,

          Bonita Springs)

Jan 9: Rachmaninoff’s Vespers (Trinity by the Cove

          Church, Naples)

Jan 28 & 29: Sing Out! SWFL ChoralFestival Workshop -

                     Handel’s Messiah (New Hope Church, Ft Myers)

Jan 29: Sing Out! SWFL Choral Festival Free Concert -

            Handel’s Messiah (New Hope Church, Ft Myers)

Apr 14: Considering Matthew Shephard (Faith Presbyterian

            Church, Cape Coral)

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FLORIDA REPERTORY THEATRE

2268 Bay St. Fort Myers

239-332-4488

floridarep.org

Florida Rep is Back! Celebrating 24 years of Award-Winning Regional Theatre, Florida Repertory Theatre is a fully professional regional theatre company located in the Fort Myers River District. Performing in the Historic Arcade Theatre and the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Florida Rep produces nationally recognized comedies, dramas, new plays, and musicals.

schedule

Nov 23-Dec 15: West Side Story (Historic Arcade Theatre)

Jan 4-26: Morning After Grace (Historic Arcade Theatre)

Jan 18-Feb 13: Driving Miss Daisy (ArtStage Studio Theatre)

Feb 8-Mar 5: Into The Breeches (Historic Arcade Theatre)

Feb 22-Mar 27: A Doll’s House, Part 2 (ArtStage Studio Theatre)

Mar 15-Apr 13: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

                        (Historic Arcade Theatre)

Apr 12-May 22: Maytag Virgin (ArtStage Theatre)

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FORT MYERS THEATRE

16120 San Carlos Blvd. Fort Myers

239-323-6570

ftmyerstheatre.com

The Fort Myers Theatre is a new community theatre that offers a fun night out. Close to Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel, this quaint theatre offers something for everyone. Each month they have a community theatre production that is perfect for a date night or group outing. They also offer family and youth productions that are great for the entire family. Don’t miss their youth camps during any of the school holidays.

schedule

Dec 10-19: A Christmas Carol 

Jan 7-23: Steel Magnolias 

Feb 11-20: Great Gatsby 

Mar 4-13: Grease 

Apr 15 & 16: Alice in Wonderland

May 6-15: Addams Family

Jun 18-27: A Chorus Line (T.E.)

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GULF COAST SYMPHONY

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

 13350 FDW Pkwy. Fort Myers

Music & Arts Community Center

 13411 Shire Lane Fort Myers

239-481.-4849

gulfcoastsymphony.org

The Gulf Coast Symphony  is one of the most dynamic and innovative orchestras in the United States. The organization boasts three performance groups: a full symphony orchestra, a professional chamber orchestra, and its jazz collective.  High-quality performances with both world-renowned and emerging artists, performing at the premiere performing arts venue the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, plus another 100 nights of concerts at its new, more intimate venue, and educational hub, The MACC,  its Music & Arts Community Center. The concert season includes musicals, ballet, classical, pops, opera, jazz, chamber music, world music and other genres. 

schedule

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

Nov 3: Trinity - Classic Irish

Nov 14: Tribute to John Williams

Dec 4: The Nutcracker

Dec 12: Deck the Halls

Jan 15: Renee Elise Goldsberry

Jan 23: The Music of Led Zeppelin

Jan 30: Comedy Night

Feb 20: The Music of Billy Joel

Mar 25 & 26: Cabaret 

Apr 24: Richard Rogers Tribute

May 7: Verdi’s Rigoletto

Music & Arts Community Center

thru Nov 3: Alter Boyz - The Musical

Nov 18: Music of Art Blakey - Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Nov 19: Fresh Voices - Paul McDonald & Ryleigh Modig

Nov 20: Gaelic Symphony - Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra 

Nov 16: Holiday Jazz - Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Nov 17: Holidays at MACC - Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra

Jan 8: American Voices - Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra

Jan 13: Jazz Originals - Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Jan 26-Feb 5: Next to Normal

Jan 30: Comedy Tonight

Feb 10: Jazz at MACC

Feb 11: Jodi Benson

Feb 12: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra &

            Ft Myers Symphonic Mastersingers

Feb 16-Mar 4: Bring It On - The Musical

Feb 27: Duo Beaux Arts

Mar 5: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra

Mar 6: Ningxin Zhan.

Mar 10: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective

Mar 11: Scarlett Strallen & Bryce Pinkham

Mar 19: Strings of the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra

Apr 2: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra

Apr 3: Stamps String Quartet

Apr 8: Melissa Errico

Apr 9: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra with Gulfshore Ballet

Apr 10: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective 

Apr 12-16: The Last Five Years

Apr 22: Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra Earth Day Celebration

Apr 23: Marc Kudisch

May 1: Sarasota Music Conservatory String Quartet

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LEE COUNTY COMMUNITY BAND

Cape Coral High School 

2300 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral

239-454-6430

leecountyband.org

An institution in SW Florida, the Lee County Community Band performs six lively, free concerts each season that promise a toe-tapping mix of old favorites, energetic marches, patriotic tunes, Broadway hits, and a sing-along. Celebrating its136th year, this legendary 50-member band includes both career and amateur musicians. All concerts are at Cape Coral High School, start at 3pm and are free.

schedule

Nov 14, Dec 12, Jan 9, 

Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 10

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SARASOTA OPERA 

61 N Pineapple Ave. Sarasota

941 328 1300

sarasotaopera.org

Sarasota Opera welcomes everyone back to enjoy an exciting musical adventure! Rossini’s The Silken Ladder opened their Fall Season on October 29 and our Winter Opera Festival (February 12-March 22) includes ‘Tosca,’ ‘The Daughter of the Regiment,’ ‘The Pearl Fishers’ and ‘Attila.’ Tickets on sale!

schedule

thru Nov 13: Rossini’s The Silken Ladder

Feb 12-Mar 19: Puccini’s Tosca

Feb 19-Mar 18: Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment

Mar 5-19: Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers

Mar 12-22: Verdi’s Attila

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VENICE THEATRE

140 Tampa Ave W. Venice

941-488-1115

venicetheatre.org

Located just an hour north of Fort Myers, Venice Theatre is the second largest community theatre in the country and host of aactWORLDFEST, scheduled this season for June 20-26, 2022. Its 72nd season features a variety of musicals, comedies, dramas, and concerts including ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical,’ ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,’ its original musical version of ‘A Christmas Carol,’ ‘Ain’t Misbehavin,’ ‘Hamlet,’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ and more. 

schedule

Theater

thru Nov 7: She Kills Monsters - Young  Adventurers Edition

thru Nov 28: The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Nov 19-Dec 19: Assisted Living - the Musical

Dec 10-20: A Christmas Carol

Jan 14-Feb 6: Aint’t Misbehavin’ - The Fats Waller Musical

Jan 21-Feb 20: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Feb 25-Mar 27: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Mar 4-Apr 3: The Last Five Years

Apr 15-May 1: To Kill a Mockingbird

Apr 15-May : Blackbird

May 13-29: Hamlet

Jun 20-25: aact WorldFest

Concerts

Nov 1: All About Soul - Billy Joel tribute

Nov 14 & 15:  Dwight Icehower -Elvis Presley tribute 

Dec 21 & 22: Johnny Wild & The Delights Christmas 

Dec 29-31: Rocket Man - Elton John tribute

Jan 16 & 17: Lift Every Voice - Martin Luther King tribute

Jan 23 & 24: An Evening with Norm Lewis

Jan 30 & 31:  Let’s Hang On! - Frankie Valli tribute

Feb 7: Tribute to Journey

Feb 27 & 28: Back Home Again - John Denver tribute

Mar 5: The Showtime Benefit

Mar 6 & 7: Folk Legacy Trio

Mar 13 & 14: Sounds of Soul - Motown tribute

Mar 20 & 21: Music of Whitney Houston tribute 

Mar 27 & 28: 28th Annual Silver Foxes Musical

Apr 24 & 25: Alter Eagles - Eagles tribute

May 1 & 2: Simply Streisand tribute

Jun 20-25: aactWorldFest International Community Theatre

                  Festival

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