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Address: 106 6th St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-5533
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+1 904-249-0289
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

For over 50 years, Players by the Sea Theatre has enriched the community...

For over 50 years, Players by the Sea Theatre has enriched the community through excellence in live and innovative theatre. Players by the Sea presents productions that are engaging, thought--provoking, emotionally stimulating and entertaining through the extraordinary support and dedication from community volunteers - actors, directors, designers, backstage crews, carpenters, visual artists, etc. With a passion for Arts Education, Players by the Sea has an exciting Performing Arts Studio that trains students from ages 5--18 in acting, musical theatre and dance. Players by the Sea is an artistic home for anyone who wants to engage with the community through interactive and incredible storytelling.

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A friend/coworker passed away recently and we had a celebration of her life at this theater, and it was beautiful. I want to thank the owners who let us use the theater because my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend/coworker passed away recently and we had a celebration of her life at this theater, and it was beautiful. I want to thank the owners who let us use the theater because my friend loved the theater. We don't live close to Players by the Sea but I will check them out more often now. Thanks again to the... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I encourage everyone to support this local community theatre that provides great live performances in an intimate setting. Convenient to pre-theatre restaurants, the venue offers a terrific experience for all ages and interests. Recents shows such as Memphis and Eurydice knocked the socks off!

Thank johnpvb
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this quaint theater for the first time last weekend to see Memphis. Now, I saw Memphis in NYC a couple years ago so I was unsure about how this little theater group would bring it to life. They were amazing! What a wonderful evening out! Some background, we bought tickets over the phone, having never seeing the facility.... More 

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're so glad that you enjoyed Memphis and look forward to seeing you at Into the Woods! Oh, and we are getting the outside of our building spruced up to celebrate our 51st season here. Onward and upwards! More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great place to catch a play featuring the local acting community. I have seen several shows here over the years and it always provides a lovely and entertaining evening out.

1 Thank Blair B
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Although not much for evening entertainment away from home, have found Players by the Sea which was really great theater and worth the trip. Last evening, we saw the last performance of "Almost Maine" which was terrific! Nice to find legitimate theater equal to the Mad Cow Theater in Orlando.

1 Thank pwalther
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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108 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Players by the Sea performed the stage rendition of a book I had previously enjoyed reading, " A lesson Before Dying ". The local cast and crew did an excellent job delivering a professional presentation. This was my first visit. I plan to come back again.

1 Thank Rob R
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

"Players" has come a long way over the last twenty odd years. I have seen it grow from a struggling performance venue to a bonafide community theater with excellent actors, singers and dancers.Stage sets are well done, acoustics are good and most performances play to full houses. The staff is courteous, friendly and extremely community minded. musicals are my favorite... More 

2 Thank Gradyk_13
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Each time my wife and I attend a performance we are never dissatisfied. The people, the place makes you feel at home. It's like take your shoes off and enjoy the evening. In fact we are going to,purchase season tickets for 2016.

2 Thank Y5411FZrichardb
Saint Augustine
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Have attended 5 performances at this community theater & enjoyed them all. The local talent is awesome, both in their acting & singing. Live an hour away but well worth the trip.

Thank dibrandi
Jacksonville, Florida
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678 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

PBTS seems like a thriving community theater. I'm glad SOMEBODY is filling this important niche! The quality of their productions is all over the place. I saw one very excellent show (Rent) there recently - it was first class community theater. Other shows have been less successful.

2 Thank 493Ron

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