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BIG Arts (Barrier Island Group for the Arts)

900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
+1 239-395-0900
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Up Close and Personal at the Strauss Theater

My friends and I recently attended the well done play called Camping With Henry and Tom at the BIG... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Long Island
Good local theatre

We saw "Tom and Henry Go Camping". It was well done. The theatre only holds about 80-100 people, so... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
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900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
+1 239-395-0900
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

My friends and I recently attended the well done play called Camping With Henry and Tom at the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss theater. The actors superbly portrayed the characters of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Warren G. Harding so that we were able to...More

Thank LongIslandMabel
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We saw "Tom and Henry Go Camping". It was well done. The theatre only holds about 80-100 people, so all seats are good. THE CAVEAT: the box office is on Dunlop Road, but the theatre is on Periwinkle Way. If we hadn't scoped it out...More

1  Thank JoPunz
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Although we are long-time Sanibel visitors, we had never visited either theatre in the BIG-Arts complex. But, this year, staying longer into January and invited by our guest, we attended both the "Camping with Henry and Tom" play and the Slo-can Ramblers Bluegrass concert. Both...More

Thank mikeandlindaR
Reviewed 23 January 2016

While visiting friends on the island they had purchased tickets for the play "Camping with Henry and Tom" . The play ,the actors and the theater itself was very enjoyable. We were fortunate enough to go to opening night. Unfortunately our friends had purchased tickets...More

Thank Specman728
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Art exhibits, music, theater and dance performances and film and lecture series. Most of the activities are during winter season. Visual art exhibited is very high caliber by local artists!

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Big Arts offers many options, from lectures during season, great music selections and classes offered by retired professors. Big Arts is a must for those who are interested in cultural and intellectual stimulation. It also offers art and computer classes.

Thank CarolPeriard
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Have enjoyed a variety of events, all of which have been enjoyable. From Forum lecture series to theatre productions to educational classes - all have been worthwhile.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We really enjoyed this show. Strong performers in a small theater on Sanibel Island where every seat is close to the stage. Kudos!

Thank Shari D
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Monday night films are a regular activity for us. Get there early. It fills quickly for most movies.

Thank MaryJane1412
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Sanibel is so fortunate that the "movers and shakers" on the Island saw fit to organize a BigArts Center that brings all manner of culture to our little piece of paradise. There is a very full calender of events available so that music lovers of...More

1  Thank LongIslandMabel
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