Sarasota, FL

Show Boat (Asolo Repertory Theatre)


Come aboard for a true classic of American Musical Theatre. Broadway's original masterpiece combines unforgettable songs, dazzling choreography, and a story that moves us with its humanity. Spanning the years from 1890 to 1927, Show Boat follows the lives, loves, and losses of a troupe of riverboat performers on the mighty Mississippi, while illuminating the racial and social changes that were shaping the country.

Its timeless score contains some of the most beautiful and emotionally charged songs ever written for a musical, including "Ol' Man River," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" and "Make Believe." Don't miss this triumph of the American stage, playing through the holidays!

Show Boat (Asolo Repertory Theatre)


Music by Jerome Kern

 Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

 Based on the novel by Edna Ferber

 Directed by Rob Ruggiero


venue information
  • Asolo Theatre
  • 5555 North Tamiami Trail
  • Sarasota, FL 34243
Event Contact
Name: Asolo Phone: 800-361-8388 Email:
Contact Asolo by email or by phone at 800-361-8388 for more information regarding the Show Boat.

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