A world-class facility that regularly hosts Broadway touring shows, contemporary acts, concerts and plays, the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall offers a full-service theater rental for events, presentation and more. Located on the Edison State College campus in Fort Myers, the Barbara B. Mann Hall offers the largest proscenium stage in southwest Florida. The theater offers a full-service box office, boutique and concession bars to enhance guest experiences. The theater hosts many major touring musicals such as Mamma Mia, The Phantom of the Opera, The Producers, Riverdance, and Disney's The Lion King. Top acts like Paul Anka, Norah Jones, Steely Dan and others have appeared at this beautiful venue. The best Barbara B. Mann Hall tickets are always available at StubHub.
What is the Barbara B. Mann Hall's seating capacity?
The theater can seat 1,874 for its events.
Is the theater accessible by public transportation?
Yes, public transportation can be used to get to the theater. From the Park Royal Hospital area or the Gulf Coast Medical Center, you can use Route 50 to reach the theater. From Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge area, you can use Route 100, 130 or 140 and from Billy Bowlegs Park, you can reach the theater using Route 100, 130 or 140.
Is there parking nearby?
The Barbara B. Mann Hall offers free parking and has plenty of spaces available. There's also valet parking available for a fee at most events.
Is the venue accessibility friendly?
The Barbara B. Mann Hall accessible seating includes access from either the east or west entrances to the main lobby. The water fountains and first-floor restaurants are entirely accessible. Additional assistance is available at the box office if needed, and ushers are also available to provide assistance. The theater has a drop-off location under the covered porte-cochere on the east side of the building.
Does the theater have a camera policy?
Audio recording, flash photography and video recording are not allowed for any performance held at the theater. Any device brought to performances without permission may be confiscated. Cameras are prohibited unless prior approval by both the artist and the theater has been granted. Cell phones and pagers are permitted in the theater but must be turned off before the show starts.
Does the theater have a special policy for children?
Children 11 months of age or younger don't need a ticket to attend performances with a ticketed parent but they must share a seat with their accompanying adult. Children who have had their first birthday are required to have their own ticket.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Yes, there are many things to do in the Fort Myers area. You can find unique treasures at The Curiosity Shop, enjoy a challenge with Escape Room Adventures, visit the quiet beauty of Lakes Regional Park and see art exhibits at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery.Back to Top
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