Englewood may be known for the
opportunities to enjoy the great
outdoors (and the outdoors is great
here), but the area also has plenty to offer
when it comes to arts and entertainment.
THEATER & VISUAL ARTS
Established in 1987, the Lemon Bay
Playhouse produces plays, special
concerts and entertainment events
at its intimate and comfortable
space at 96 W. Dearborn Street.
The theater offers local actors the
chance to audition for productions
and volunteer behind the scenes. The
Playhouse also offers Lemon Bay Playhouse
Readers Theater and acting classes for
adults and students. Shows can sell out fast,
so do not wait to get your tickets. www.
Just to the north in Venice, you’ll find
the award-winning Venice Theatre, (www.
venicemainstage.com) producing musicals,
cabaret productions, concerts and more.
The Royal Palm Players in Boca
com) is a popular community
theater with productions from
November through March.
The Arts Alliance of Lemon Bay (452
W. Dearborn Street) celebrates the work
of local artists and artisans and offers a
variety of classes, as well as a gift shop. You
can become a member online from $5 for
youth to $50 for family membership. www.
The Englewood Art Center, a division
of The Ringling College of Art and
Design (350 S. McCall Road) offers
exhibits and classes throughout the
year as well as the opportunity to
purchase the work of local artists.
Exhibition fees vary. Membership