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The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater

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Address: 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4001
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If you are in sanibel or fort Myers you must see a production at herb Strauss schoolhouse theater. It doesn't matter what the production is, you will love them all. Currently Ella... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Sue A
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in sanibel or fort Myers you must see a production at herb Strauss schoolhouse theater. It doesn't matter what the production is, you will love them all. Currently Ella and Louis is there, but only briefly, so get tickets asap! It's the musical story of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. If you miss it go to the... More 

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Hudson, Florida
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This now called big arts. Strauss theatre. Saw. The musical of musicals: the musical. Well done good selection for small theatre they do bring in professionals. Recommend you catch a performance of whatever is playing while you are here

1 Thank Erma L
North Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

We just saw the show "Stepping Out" at this small theater. We have been here many times and this was the best show ever! The cast of 10 were spectacular. It was very funny and the actors were great. We had a group of 50+ and everyone enjoyed the performance. There is seating for about 150 people and the stage... More 

1 Thank sunfun4850
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Even though we have come here for many, many years, it is only now that we are staying fully into January that we have the opportunity to attend a play at this delightful small playhouse on the island. For our first visit last night, we attended "Camping with Henry and Tom", an expansion on an historical footnote about a camping... More 

2 Thank mikeandlindaR
Noblesville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

So many things to be grateful for! To start with the theater itself is well-designed well-maintained and clearly a community source of pride. The number of volunteers who were enthusiastically helping out (greeting us at the door available to help answer any questions, providing free hors d'oeuvres and incredibly reasonably priced drinks and treats); all this and more told the... More 

2 Thank tomas1000
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

Just attended the Holiday Review last night, it was so wonderful. The theater is so cute, small and not a bad seat in the house. The actors really put on a wonderful show, they act their hearts out. Singing and dancing, even my teenaged grandchildren loved the show. I have been to many shows at the Herb Strauss and never... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were in town on vacation and saw Rhythm of the Night and it was GREAT! Christopher was amazing!!! We went on a Friday night and there was only about 20 people with us :( We try and see local plays on every vacation as should you!!! A great show with a great cast!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

We have been here for a couple of shows and were not disappointed. The actors are top notch. Every seat is great.

1 Thank Okigolfer
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

This fantastic theatre is often overlooked, and should be a must visit on every theatre lovers list. I have seen many performances with my friends and family. It is first class all the way. Actors, seats, acoustics. Children's tickets are usually only $5.00 and there is no limit. I have even celebrated my daughters birthday there with a group of... More 

1 Thank warpspeeddancer
Fremont, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

We were in town for the final week of Freud's Last Session. The call to the box office was informative and efficient as well as accurate. We wanted to keep options open so we wanted to buy tickets at the door. The approximately 150 seat Theatre was very intimate, all seats were good, the sound was particularly good , the... More 

2 Thank JosephatFremont

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