Plan Your Visit

We've provided some information on the tabs above to help guide you through your experience with us. If you need more information, please call the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000 or email [email protected].

OUR THEATRES

The Keating Theatre is located the corner of Cocoanut and North Palm, in a white building with green trim.
View the Keating Theatre Seating Chart 

The Goldstein Cabaret is located just next door to the Keating Theatre on North Palm Avenue, in a gray building with red railings. Look for the red and white FST banner.
View the Goldstein Cabaret Seating Chart 

The Gompertz Theatre is attached to The Hegner Theatre Wing and is on the corner of Cocoanut and 1st Street.
View the Gompertz Theatre Seating Chart 

The John C. Court Cabaret is located inside of The Hegner Theatre Wing and is on the corner of Cocoanut and 1st Street.
View the Court Cabaret Seating Chart 

The Bowne Lab Theatre is located inside of The Hegner Theatre Wing and is on the corner of Cocoanut and 1st Street.
View the Bowne's Lab Seating Chart 

We've provided some information on the tabs above to help guide you through your experience with us. If you need more information, please call the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000 or email [email protected].

DIRECTIONS

From Interstate 75: Take I-75 to Exit 210 (formerly exit 39) at Fruitville Road. Turn West on Fruitville Road (towards Downtown Sarasota). Travel about 6 miles to Cocoanut Avenue. Turn left, going south. FST's campus is located 3 very short blocks from Fruitville Road and Cocoanut Avenue.

Get directions on Google Maps from your exact location.

PARKING

Not sure where to park? FST patrons have several parking options to choose from. Watch the video below to see our parking guide and find where each parking option is located. 

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 First Street parking lot across from the Hegner Theatre Wing.

Drop Off for the Gompertz Theatre, Court Cabaret, and Bowne's Lab: along the corner of First Street and Cocoanut Avenue. 
Drop Off for the Keating Theatre: along Cocoanut Avenue.
Drop Off for the Goldstein Cabaret: in front of cabaret along Palm 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.

We've provided some information on the tabs above to help guide you through your experience with us. If you need more information, please call the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000 or email [email protected].

Complete Your Theatre Experience. Dine With Us!

With a full food and drink menu featuring such favorites as fresh salads, flat breads, homemade quiche, and more, FST’s on-site restaurants offer something for all tastes!

CABARET SERIES

Goldstein or Court Cabaret
No reservation is required! Simply come to your performance one hour prior to showtime and enjoy food right at your table.
View our Cabaret menus:
Goldstein Cabaret Menu
John C. Court Cabaret Menu


MAINSTAGE SERIES

Keating or Gompertz Theatre
Make your reservation today in The Green Room café and bar by clicking here! The Green Room is located in the Hegner Theater Wing on the corner of First Street and Cocoanut Avenues. Dining is available in The Green Room at the following times:
2:00pm performances: reservations begin at 12:15pm
3:00pm performances: dining is available post-show
7:00pm performances: reservations begin at 5:15pm
8:00pm performances: reservations begin at 6:15pm.
The Green Room Café and Bar Menu


Stage III Series
Improv

Bowne's Lab Theatre
No reservation is required! Simply come to your performance one hour prior to showtime and enjoy food right at your table.
Bowne's Lab Theatre Menu

We've provided some information on the tabs above to help guide you through your experience with us. If you need more information, please call the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000 or email [email protected].

Looking for a place to stay during your visit to Florida Studio Theatre? Check out our hotel partners below.

The Ritz-Carlton SarasotaThe Ritz-Carlton Sarasota

Address: 1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

Offering an alluring blend of cosmopolitan charm and coastal elegance, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota is a destination unlike any other. The resort offers a superb vantage point to explore attractions, dining and museums, while its proximity to white-sand beaches and array of five-star amenities, including a luxury spa and an 18-hole championship golf course, allow guests to relax while experiencing the radiant natural beauty of Florida's Gulf Coast. www.ritzcarlton.com

Aloft Sarasota 

Address:1401 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL, 34236

Aloft Sarasota offers a convenient downtown location, vibrant social scene, and tech-savvy design. It's located minutes from the bay, popular islands, and beaches, plus the nearby Ed Smith Stadium and Historic Spanish Point. For more information or to book your stay, please visit their website or call 1 (866) 716-8143 today. www.alofthotels.com/Sarasota_FL


Embassy SuitesEmbassy Suites

Address: 202 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

Blend the arts with business or leisure when you stay at the new Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota. This all-suite downtown hotel, located in Sarasota’s cultural hub, is in walking distance of the area’s vibrant restaurants, shops and nightclubs and within minutes of the quartz sea sands of Lido and Siesta Key beaches. Nearby attractions include Sarasota Convention Center, Ringling Fine Arts Museum, ballet and opera performing arts venues and golf. To book your room today call 941.256.0190. View their website.


Hotel Indigo Sarasota

Address: 1223 Blvd. of the Arts Sarasota, FL 34236

Situated adjacent to the beautiful Sarasota Bay, the Hotel Indigo® Sarasota hotel is a peaceful and unique alternative to the typical stay.  The hotel's location in Sarasota, FL is not the only thing you'll love. From the stylish decor in each room to the hot and cold wading pools, you'll feel invigorated and relaxed from the moment you arrive. On your next trip to Florida, find peace and inspiration at the Hotel Indigo® Sarasota hotel. It is situated in the arts district, within walking distance to downtown and minutes to the beaches. You can ride one of their Hotel Indigo bikes for transportation. To book your room today call 941.487.3800 www.hotelindigo.com


The ModernSarasota Modern

Address: 1290 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236

Discover a boutique hotel experience that transcends the ordinary at The Sarasota Modern in the cultural heart of downtown Sarasota, Florida.To book your room today call 941.906.1290 hwww.thesarasotamodern.com/


Hyatt Regency

Address: 1000 Blvd. of the Arts Sarasota, FL 34236

Experience this resort-style hotel in Sarasota, FL just minutes from the spectacular white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. With a dramatic bayside setting and modern amenities, this eco-friendly hotel introduces you to the very best that Florida has to offer, from natural wonders to unique culinary surprises and cultural discoveries. You’ll find the perfect blend of a beautiful waterfront setting, welcoming service and the comforts of home at Hyatt Regency Sarasota. Call (866) 953-1234 to book your stay. www.hyatt.com


The Westin
Address: 1175 N Gulfstream Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

Leave feeling better than when you arrived. Allow this hotel to serve as your repreieve from routine. Sink your toes into the sugar-sand beaches, pamper yourself with a treatment at the world-class spa, or bask in the sunset in the rooftop pool. Visit their website.


Art Ovation

Art Ovation Hotel
Address: 1255 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

As a Sarasota art destination and champion of the arts, Art Ovation Hotel works to ensure the continued expression of the creative spirit that is unique to our city. Art Ovation serves as an active host, facilitator, patron and partner for the advancement of the arts, presents an evolving array of unique, immersive, artistic experiences supported by exceptional hospitality in a dynamic, art-centric environment. Visit their website.


Other Hotel Options:

Baymont Inn & Suites | 1425 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34238

Hampton Inn & Suites | 975 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34243

Hilton Garden Inn | 8270 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243

Hyatt Place Sarasota Bradenton Airport | 950 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34243

Springhill Suites - Marriott | 1020 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34234