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Venice Theatre

140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
+1 941-488-1115
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"SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE" is an absolute delight!!!!!

My friend Sheila and I were thrilled to hear all the oldies performed in this show.Most of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mamamia70
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Englewood, Florida
Treat Theatre Venue

We saw excellent shows at this community theatre facility. The venue is excellent and seems well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Reg J
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“main stage” (13 reviews)
“small town” (16 reviews)
“small theater” (9 reviews)
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140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1727
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+1 941-488-1115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend Sheila and I were thrilled to hear all the oldies performed in this show.Most of the songs we both knew, even though there were some littler known ones as well, but all so well done!!! All the actors/actresses had marvelous voices, the dance...More

3  Thank mamamia70
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your positive feedback!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We saw excellent shows at this community theatre facility. The venue is excellent and seems well run. Saw a musical show in the main theatre with Herman's Hermits that was so good. Also saw the play Last Train to Nibroc. Superbly done. Highly recommend the...More

Thank Reg J
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your positive review. We’re so glad you were able to experience our local talent as well as Herman’s Hermits.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see Smokey Joe's Cafe and it was an extremely entertaining show, extremely talented cast of singers and dancers....never a dull moment. The theater itself is a nice size with convenient parking at the back. I would imagine every seat is probably good...More

Thank Steve B
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a positive review! We appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The play was wonderful, and we wanted more! The 2 actors were believable and well directed. The small theater was not full and should have been....everyone will enjoy this fun and thoughtful play.

Thank DeeDee353
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you enjoyed Last Train to Nibroc. We're very proud of this piece. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I purchased last minute tickets while visiting a friend in the area. This was our second visit to this theater and Smokey Joe’s Café did not disappoint. This show is not a musical in the conventional sense of actor dialog interspersed with...More

2  Thank John514
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed Smokey Joe's Cafe!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shorter show than we expected but a great performance with a large cast, we would try to take in a show here if we visit again. A Christmas Carol runs right before Christmas every year, this was special since it was the 100th and final...More

Thank bulldog620
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and enjoying the special night with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will want to come and watch every show being shown on the big stage or the small stage. I love the small stage!!!

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had our first visit to Venice Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed it... "Elvis Tribute." Every seat gives a great view of stage and it's affordable. Perhaps it holds less than 500 people. We'll go back again.

Thank MGDowney
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We've seen 3 shows here. It's a good deal for a city that has little else to offer. Too bad most of the eateries are closed by the time the theater lets out so there's not much you can do but go home which makes...More

Thank JWGrum
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been to many shows at Venice Theater. City parking lot across the street and parking in the rear is also available. No traffic jams getting out. If you are visiting Venice and enjoy live entertainment you have to try one of their shows.

Thank Lawrence M
Laurie C, Public Relations Manager at Venice Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you, Lawrence!

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Marjorie C
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
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Albert H
22 December 2015|
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Response from george d | Reviewed this property |
Seating is assigned not first come first serve.
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