Three Performing Arts Locations Only 20 Minutes Away

If you’re staying at the Casa Del Mar Beach Resort, there is plenty to do! There’s always the call of the surf, but when you’re ready for a little night life out on the town, there are three performing arts locations minutes from the resort. Attend a performing arts event such as music concerts, plays, operas, dance fests, musicals, and more, all within 20-25 minutes drive time in a car.

Performing Arts at the Beach

The Asolo Repertory Theatre

Asolo Repertory Theatre features performances such as Evita, Shakespeare In Love, Ragtime, Jungle Book, and many more.

Evita is showing from November 14 – December 30, 2017. Evita is among the most passionate and memorable productions in musical theater history. Eva PerĂ³n used her beauty and charisma to rise from her poverty-stricken roots on the outskirts of Buenos Aires to become the powerful and controversial First Lady of Argentina at the age of 27.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall features bands such as Doo Wop Spectacular, Sarasota Orchestra, Celtic Thunder Symphony, Straight No Chaser, Decades Rewind, So You Think You Can Dance, Chicago Live in Concert, Three Dog Night, Dave Koz, Buddy Holly, and many, many more!

Each December they feature popular artists such as The Irish Tenors, Leann Rimes, 98 Degrees. Other popular performances include A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Christmas Carol, and The Nutcracker.

The West Coast Black Theatre Troupe

The West Coast Black Theatre Troupe puts on amazing shows such as The Wiz, Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity, The Piano Lesson, Dearly Departed, The Color Purple, Driving Miss Daisy, and many more. View their pre-season specials and current season here.

So while you’re at the beach, be sure to spend a night being dazzled by one of these amazing performing arts theatres.


Casa Del Mar
4621 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, Florida 34228