Upcoming Events

Rise Above productions let you become immersed in the theatre in a way like you have never experienced before. Please check below for our list of future productions that will let you become a part of a magical journey. ALL shows are performed at the Glenridge Performing Arts Center located at 7333 Scotland Way – Sarasota, FL 34238.


 13 the Musical

  • Date: September 20-23, 2018 * Auditions May 22 and 23, 2018
  • Tickets: On Sale June 2, 2018 @ 9:00am
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A hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that “cool” is sometimes where we least expect it.

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out!

Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain… or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?

13 has a Family Rating of PG-13 for Language and Suggestive Content. The show is NOT recommended for children in Elementary School


 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Date: January 10-13, 2019 * Auditions Saturday, September 26+28
  • Tickets: On Sale September 20, 2018 @ 9:00am
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Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

Joseph has a Family Rating of PG for mild suggestive content. The show is recommended for ALL ages.


 The Addams Family

  • Date: May 2-5, 2019 * Auditions Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Tickets: On Sale January 10, 2019 @ 9:00am
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THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

The Addams Family has a Family Rating of PG for mild language. The show is recommended for ALL ages.