Upcoming Shows



The Players Centre for Performing Arts is Sarasota’s community theatre, dedicated to delivering quality productions and keeping the community engaged with the arts. The Players seeks to provide an artistic outlet for locals and visitors alike to experience live theatre and live theatre training.

The Players is a non-professional community theatre, located on the “Cultural Coast.” This location gives us an incredible talent pool to work with. From our Artistic Director to our stagehands, half of the volunteers working on a production have at one time been professionally paid performers. Many professional performers retire and are drawn to the area thanks to all of Sarasota’s arts offerings. These professionals bring their experience, training, families and often their extensive resumes with them to our stage.

Entertain. educate. engage.


Join The Players Centre and its Center Stage Capital Campaign.
The theatre is embarking on a plan to improve its programs, enhance its reputation for artistic innovation and broaden its inclusiveness in performing arts. Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit that has taken hold of Sarasota, The Players Centre will be relocating to the new Waterside Place development of Lakewood Ranch in Sarasota County. A new performing arts campus will be constructed on 4.5 acres in the center of the development.