Sarasota Opera House Tours Public Tours of the historic 1926 Sarasota Opera House The historic Sarasota Opera House is a treasure trove of interesting facts and backstage information. Tour the theater with our knowledgeable staff who will share the theater's fascinating past and inside information on Sarasota Opera's world-class productions. Tours last an hour and a half and are given on Mondays when the opera is in season at 10:30 a.m. Private tours (for groups of twenty or more) may also be arranged by contacting the Box Office. The cost is $12 per person. Contact the Box Office at (941) 328-1300 or at [email protected] to inquire about Sarasota Opera's options for your tour. Opera House Tours resume during the 2022-23 Winter Opera Festival.