Review

WBTT Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin with a Show This Week Only

More than 20 of Franklin's hits provide lots of musical memories.

09/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts

Theater Names New Associate Artistic Director

Celine Rosenthal, previously an artistic associate and directing fellow at Asolo Rep, has joined the theater's senior leadership team.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Brings Premieres and More to the Stage This Season

Four mainstage productions and three original cabaret shows are in the mix.

09/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Shades of Noel Coward Appear in FST Play Reading

Actress-playwright Sandy Rustin tests her in-progress comedy on the Keating Theatre stage.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Theatre Kicks Off 2018-19 Season Next Month

Musicals, comedies and a bit of drama are in the mix.

08/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Dog Days' The Turn of the Screw Still Haunts

Psychological terrors await in Jeffrey Hatcher's spare adaptation of the Henry James classic.

08/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Confronting Life and Death with Urbanite Theatre's Wakey, Wakey

Will Eno's intimate play about a man facing his mortality is simple but eloquent.

08/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST Brings Back the 1980s with Other People's Money

It's deja vu all over again with Jerry Sterner's tale of Wall Street greed.

08/05/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Manatee Players Kick Off the Season with Newsies

The musical, based on a true story, opens Aug. 9.

07/31/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT's Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane Is Fun and Fanciful

The original musical holds appeal for children and adults alike.

07/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Preview

The Players Heads for Its Last Season in Its Sarasota Home

A move to Lakewood Ranch is in the works, but the veteran group's 89th season commences here in September.

07/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

More Laughs at Florida Studio Theatre During Improv Fest

A Tennessee Williams melodrama and a rocking musical wind up the weekend.

07/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Sarasota Improv Festival Mixes Styles for Laughs

Here's a peek at how three of the fest's troupes entertain.

07/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Dogs Days Theatre Sparks the Summer with What the Butler Saw

Joe Orton's 1960s farce still hits the mark today.

07/13/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Impro Theatre Performs Tennessee Williams UnScripted at Sarasota Improv Festival

The Los Angeles-based improv company performs full-length improvised plays inspired by the work of famous playwrights.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Entertains with Murder for Two

The musical comedy mystery brings out the best in its two very busy performers.

07/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Funny Guy

FST Director of Improv Will Luera Takes His Act on the Road

Will Luera was one of the first American improvisors to start teaching and performing internationally.

07/05/2018 By Audrey Warne

Make 'Em Laugh

Improv Companies from All Over the World Return to Sarasota This Month

The 10th annual fest—featuring FST's own improv troupe—is onstage July 12-14.

06/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Show Time

The Circus Arts Conservatory and The Ringling Present Summer Circus Spectacular 2018

Summer Circus Spectacular features acts containing comedy, aerial skills, crossbow, hand-balancing and more.

06/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship