Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall

Located in the heart of Southwest Florida, just a few miles from the Fort Myers winter home of our school’s namesake, American icon and inventor, Thomas A. Edison, the students and faculty of Edison State College embrace the quest for knowledge, tenacity for success and inventive spirit exemplified by Thomas Edison.

In addition to our academic programs, the Lee Campus is a focal point for cultural enrichment in Southwest Florida and is home to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall and the acclaimed Bob Rauschenberg Gallery.

The 140-acre campus is also home to The Mary Jo Sanders Garden of Inspiration, Richard H. Rush Library, Madeline R. Taeni Hall, and is a frequent venue for community meetings and events.

Barbara B Mann FAQ’s

Q. Is there a charge for parking?
A. No, the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall is located on the Edison State College Campus, parking is plentiful and free.

Q. How early should I arrive before my performance?
A. The will call opens 90 minutes prior to show time. The theatre doors open for you to sit down 30 minutes prior to show time.

Q. What happens if I arrive late?
A. The ushers will seat you after any holds. Also, we have plasma screen TVs are located above the doors to the theatre so you won’t miss any of the show.

Q. Does my child need a ticket?*
A. If your child is 11 months or younger they do not need a ticket but are required to sit on your lap. If your child has reached their first birthday they need a ticket to get into the theatre.

* Some restrictions apply. Call 239-481-4849 for details.

Q. Where can I go to eat before of after the show?
A. We have a number of restaurant partners, two of them are: the University Grill, located on the corner of Summerlin and Cypress Lake Drive and CinCin Mediterranean Bar & Grille located at the corner of Cypress Lake and McGregor Boulevard.


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