Jerome Robbins’ delightful Fancy Free, the 1944 ballet about a trio of sailors on the town in New York City (in fact, it was the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical, On the Town), closes the Sarasota Ballet season this weekend on a jaunty note. Also on the program, two pieces by George Balanchine and Dame Ninette de Valois’ Checkmate. Four performances Friday-Sunday at the Opera House.
Will you be one of the 12 lucky audience members who get to pick the evening’s improv sketch themes? One of FST Improv’s most popular game nights returns to Bowne’s Lab Theatre.
Few hot-button topics are off-bounds when this comedy ensemble, comprised of young Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe performers, returns to the WBTT theater.
Grab a plain T-shirt and head to Mandeville Beer Garden for the artist collective’s big, fun print party. Fifteen original designs created by 10 area artists will be available for silkscreening, including a special Mandeville silkscreen created just for the event.
Through April 30
Last chance to catch this creatively staged, provocative and laugh-out-loud funny play about what lies behind the scenes of televised wrestling. Our own Kay Kipling calls it “a fist-bumping, adrenaline-filled ride…” It closes Sunday.
Orioles Extended Spring Training Home Games
April 29 and May 1
Miss spring training? The Orioles minor league players are still in residence at Ed Smith Stadium’s Field 4 through June 12. Saturday, they play the Rays at 10 a.m. and Monday they face off against the Red Sox at noon. Free. Get the complete lineup here.