Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Star Kathy Halenda Shines in Florida Studio Theatre's Ode to Sophie Tucker

The Last of the Red Hot Mamas makes a welcome return.

06/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 3-9

Pride Month celebrations, summer movies at Sarasota Opera House, a jazz brunch and more.

06/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

Theater

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Joins National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners

The organization will work to ensure there are stages where Black voices take center stage and are heard by diverse audiences.

06/01/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 20-26

The Sarasota Ballet closes its season, downtown welcomes a seafood and music fest, a 10-minute play festival and more

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Manatee Players Plans a Musical Season for 2021-22

Five shows take to the mainstage in the theater's subscription series, with a 'bonus' show scheduled as well.

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Coming Broadway Series and More

After its long closure due to Covid-19, the hall has been stepping back into presenting live performances. Now take a look at what's coming.

05/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota May 13-19

Pink Floyd music live, a free movie, a really big estate sale for good causes, and more.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces 2021-22 Season

After postponements due to Covid, and performances outdoors, the theater plans a return to normal.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Mixes Moods and Memories with Sistas in the Name of Soul

A fast-moving 90-minute revue offers plenty of hits by female vocalists from the 1970s era.

05/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bigger and Better

Asolo Rep Breaks Ground on Koski Center Expansion Project

Part of the $21 million project: a "Super Rehearsal Hall."

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

WBTT Announces Its 'And Still We Rise' New Season

The company presented excerpts from coming shows at its annual Hush! Hush! party Monday evening.

04/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT's Pipeline Delivers with Hard-Hitting Honesty

This video version of a play about a young Black man in trouble tells a personal story that reaches us all.

04/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Highlights Evita Star Ana Isabelle and Friends in an Upbeat Outdoor Concert

From Broadway favorites to Tejano pop hits, the cast delivers with oodles of energy and feeling.

04/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Julius Caesar Is a Very 2021 Production

Not only is it digital due to the pandemic, it does some gender role switching that may take a little getting used to.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 8-14

Comedian Brian Regan, the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration, two more operas bow, and more.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 By Kay Kipling