Theater

Right on Time

Asolo Rep Breaks Out Two Timely Shows to Close Its Season

Both have local connections.

05/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Don't miss the Sarasota Shrimp and Music Festival, NocheUnidos concerts, a Venice beach party and more.

05/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Scores in Timely Fashion with 'Eureka Day'

Jonathan Spector's play set in a private school during a mumps outbreak has topicality in spades.

05/15/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Looking Ahead to the Community Theater Season

Expect musicals, comedy and a drama or two for 2022-23.

05/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Heads Into Summer with Six Shows

Music and comedy are the main focus of the summer season's offerings.

05/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Two Black Stars Get the Musical Bio Treatment in WBTT's New Playwrights Series

Actress Nell Carter and boxer Muhammad Ali are the duo at work in these world premiere one-act plays.

05/09/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Knoxville Well Worth a Long Wait

The world premiere musical was due to open more than two years ago. It's a triumphant example of delayed gratification.

04/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Razzle Dazzle 

Hard Heart Burlesque Shimmies Its Way Onto the McCurdy’s Stage

Catch the show at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre on Sunday, May 8.

04/13/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Review

FST Brings Drag Queen Glam to Panama City with The Legend of Georgia McBride

This comedy by Matthew Lopez goes for some big laughs, but tries for heart, too.

04/11/2022 By Kay Kipling

End of an Era

Asolo Rep Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director Jointly Announce Retirement

Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele will step down in June 2023.

04/04/2022 By Staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's A Skeptic and a Bruja Aims for Chills and Thrills

Rosa Fernandez's world premiere play is a ghost story with multiple tales of haunting.

04/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

In the Spotlight

Award-Winning Actor Ving Rhames Visited WBTT This Week

Rhames is a golden-globe winning actor best known for his roles in "Pulp Fiction" and the "Mission Impossible" film series.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2022-23 Season

The season brings back familiar favorites and welcomes Sarasota debuts.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Here's What's Coming to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Season

The 23rd season opens in October with an all-Black production of "Guys and Dolls."

03/22/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Anastasia Thrills at Van Wezel

The touring production successfully brings together romance, spectacle and a bit of mystery.

03/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces Its 2022-23 Season

The season will bring a mix of musicals, comedy and drama to the stage.

03/15/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Goes Mega with Broadway in Black

The show is chock full of hits from a century of music.

03/14/2022 By Kay Kipling

The Show Must Go On

Two Years After It Was Supposed to Debut, Knoxville Will Open at Asolo Rep

The show was delayed for two years by the Covid-19 pandemic.

03/04/2022 By Kay Kipling