A Beary Big Adventure and Other Winning Plays



Wise, heartfelt, and often hilarious, this anthology of award-winning short plays highlights the most creative and imaginative writing from Elementary school students. Performed by a cast of professional actors, these authentic stories from the minds of children contain laughter, lessons, and learning for us all.

A Beary Big Adventure will play EVERY SATURDAY and SELECT SUNDAYS from March 30, 2019 - April 27, 2019 in the Keating Theatre. Single tickets are on sale for just $10, and can be purchased by clicking the button above or by calling (941) 366-9000. 

Run Time: 1 hour without an intermission.

View the Keating Theatre Seating Chart.

Do you need a ride to the theatre? Click here to find out more about our partnership with iTN Suncoast.




Director  |  Jason Cannon
Scenic Designer  |  Bruce Price
Costume Designer |  Liam Tanner
Lighting Designer  |  Nick Jones
Sound Designer |  Thom Korp


Emma Barishman
James McCormack
Jamie Molina
Erin Paxton
Ben Southerland
Liam Tanner
Liv J. Wilson



The Keating Theatre is located on the corner of Cocoanut and Palm Avenues. For GPS purposes use the address of 1241 N. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236. To see a list of our buildings and shows, please see below. For more information please call the FST Box Office at (941) 366-9000.

BUSSES - please go to the corner of Cocoanut and Palm Avenues for student drop off.

Do you need a ride to the theatre? Click here to find out more about our partnership with iTN Suncoast.

For those who require additional assistance or handicap parking/drop off, please see the map below. Handicap parking is reserved for patrons with a handicap tag and is in the lot across from the Hegner Theatre Wing. The area for drop off of handicap passengers/patrons for the Keating Theatre is on the corner of Palm Avenue and Cocoanut Avenue. If handicap parking is not available and you are dropping off a passenger, our lobby concierge would be happy to wait with them until you return. For any questions regarding handicap parking please call the box office at (941) 366-9000.