Smash Season

Urbanite Theatre Envisions Its Future in Sarasota

Brendan Ragan and Summer Dawn Wallace, co-artistic directors of Urbanite Theatre, have been “blown away” by the support in their first year.

07/29/2016 By Kay Kipling

Unscripted Fun

Florida Studio Theatre Gears up for Sarasota Improv Festival

The three-day festival runs July 14-16 and will feature 18 improv groups.

06/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

High-Flying Hetty

Asolo Rep's Hetty Feather Offers Fun for the Whole Family

A colorful, high-flying show centered on a feisty 19th-century orphan comes to Asolo Rep in June.

05/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Essay

Searching for Josephine

Bob Plunket, a lifelong Josephine Baker fan, ponders the Asolo Rep's new musical.

05/17/2016 By Robert Plunket

Party for Your Right to Fight

The Harvey Milk Festival Delivers Art, Theater and Music with an Edge

The Harvey Milk Festival returns for a seventh year, with a run of events that begins Thursday evening and climaxes Saturday.

05/11/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Big Pippin

Previewing Booker High School's Spring Musical

Director Scott Keys tells us about the latest production and what else his students have accomplished this year.

04/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

The Bard Rules

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Students Stage Tribute to Shakespeare

FSU/Asolo Conservatory students present "Macbeth" as a tribute to the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.

03/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Stupid F---ing Bird

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews Aaron Posner's take on Chekhov.

02/15/2016

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Outside Mullingar

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this romantic comedy-drama.

02/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Rep's Ah, Wilderness!

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this gentle Eugene O'Neill comedy.

01/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre Stage II's Sweeney Todd

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this macabre Stephen Sondheim musical.

01/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

WBTT's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the first in August Wilson's landmark play cycle.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Rep's Living on Love

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Joe DiPietro comedy.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

The Players' The Drowsy Chaperone

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this affectionate musical comedy.

01/15/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Noises Off

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Michael Frayn farce.

01/13/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Repertory Theatre's All the Way

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews "the LBJ play."

01/11/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Manatee Players' A Chorus Line

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the beloved dance musical.

01/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's The Liar

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this modern adaptation of the classic French farce.

12/31/2015 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Butler

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Civil War comedy.

12/14/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

WBTT's A Motown Christmas

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the troupe's holiday show.

12/07/2015 By Kay Kipling