Older Than Dirt



Older Than Dirt is part of the Sarasota Festival of New Plays

Getting old is not for sissies, but it sure is good for a laugh. This musical comedy revue provides a witty and heartfelt 360 degree view of aging. Featuring songs by Shel Silverstein, Adam Sandler, and Neil Young, Older Than Dirt takes the audience on a journey through the pitfalls and perks of aging. Featuring songs such as “When I’m 64,” “Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Age,” and “Forever Young.”

Older Than Dirt by Richard Hopkins, Rebecca Hopkins, with Arrangements by Jim Prosser will play in the Court Cabaret from February 8, 2017 - June 11, 2017. Subscriptions and Single Tickets are available online by clicking the links or by calling the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000. SUBSCRIBE NOW to the Cabaret Season and see three shows for as little as $39!

Dine with us prior to your show in the cabaret. Reservations are not required, you will dine at the table you reserved for the performance. To view our menu, click here. To view the Court Cabaret seating chart, click here.

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




Director  |  Richard Hopkins
Music Director  |  Darren Server
Choreographer  |  Kathy Gasper
Costume Designer  |  Susan Angermann
Lighting Designer  |  Thom Beaulieu
Sound Designer  |  Toby Algya


Dane Becker
Richie McCall
Emily Mikesell
William Selby





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The John C. Court Cabaret is located on the corner of First Street and Cocoanut Avenue inside of The Hegner Theatre Wing. For GPS purposes use the address of 1265 First Street, 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.

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 Court Cabaret is along the corner of First Street 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.