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Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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Hidden Gem!!!!

The Venice Theater is a hidden gem in the area if you like first rate shows.It is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert E R
Englewood, Florida
Enjoyable venue

Free public parking right behind the theater; easy walk to nearby restaurants; comfortable seats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William R
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
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“main stage” (14 reviews)
“small town” (16 reviews)
“great shows” (8 reviews)
140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Venice Theater is a hidden gem in the area if you like first rate shows.It is a very nice,intimate theater with national acts and great local talent.We live here year round and attend many shows year round.. It is rated one of the top...More

Thank Robert E R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free public parking right behind the theater; easy walk to nearby restaurants; comfortable seats; good acoustics; clean restrooms; some stairs to main floor seating, but chair elevator available if needed; high quality shows and talented performers.

Thank William R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have seen many shows at this beautiful Theatre in downtown Venice. It is a great experience and love the decor. All seats are good to view the show, when there is a musical it makes my heart flutter, love singing and dancing in any...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We have gone to numerous shows and have thoroughly enjoyed each show. The venue is so good for a local theatre that the shoes are filling up really quick so keep an eye out on the local papers for upcoming shows and get your tickets...More

Thank Walter P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

People who are familiar with the way I review restaurants and shows, know that when I see a play, that same evening I write down the experience to share with the world on TRIP ADVISOR!!! This time, I waited till now (the next morning) because...More

4  Thank mamamia70
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Attending a show at the Venice Theatre is truly a experience you should enjoy. The time and talent put into each show is truly amazing!!!! Go and check it out!

Thank John C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went to this theatre to watch the play: "INHERIT THE WIND". It was an interesting show. The performance was phenomenal! The theatre is nice and seats are comfortable enough to enjoy the show. The staff at the theatre was nice too. If you like...More

1  Thank NEr V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Their productions are well played and directed using actors of all ages, who seem to enjoy their craft!

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The pink building housing the Venice Theater downtown is in very good shape and very interesting to see itself. The shows are varied, but we like the comedies and musicals. I don't know if the actors are amateurs or professionals, but they work very hard...More

Thank leendarn
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is the best and almost the largest community theater in the United States. I've been a member for 18 years and can tell you the shows are very professional, the scenery is remarkable and the staff very accommodating. Make it a point to put...More

Thank Carolyn L
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Marjorie C
There are very few available seats on the evenings we can attend - would it be better to select seats toward the back of the orchestra sides OR the 3rd row of the balcony?
28 January 2016|
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Response from Vince_the_Beard | Reviewed this property |
The balcony is great for concerts and musicals. I like rows 5 thru 10 for dramas and comedies. Take a look at the 2016/17 season shows - order now for good seating. They have "season" tickets at reduced prices. Extreme... More
Albert H
seating hrt
23 December 2015|
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Response from george d | Reviewed this property |
Seating is assigned not first come first serve.