Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 21-27

A burger and beer bash, an open-air art show, outdoor concerts, provocative panel discussions and much more.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 14-20

Embracing Our Differences kicks off at Bayfront Park, concerts outdoors and in, Urbanite Theatre returns with a play reading and more.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Open-Air Offerings

Asolo Rep Announces Four New Outdoor Shows

The company's new Terrace Stage will welcome shows featuring music and returning stars.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

No Big Top This Year

Circus Sarasota, Cirque des Voix and Annual Gala Canceled Due to Pandemic

Circus performances had been slated to take place Feb. 12 through March 7.

01/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Eye on the Prize

Playwright Aleshea Harris Wins 2021 Hermitage Greenfield Prize

Hermitage Artist Retreat artistic director Andy Sandberg and jurors made the announcement Monday evening.

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Your last chance for some holiday shows, plus the Sarasota Ballet's latest digital program and more.

12/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Receives $30,000 Grant

The funds will support WBTT’s upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program, 2021 April Fools’ Fete, and next summer’s Stage of Discovery musical theater camp.

12/21/2020 By Staff

Preview

Urbanite Theatre Announces 2021 Season

Outdoor play readings and virtual experiences are on the horizon.

12/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Delivers a Welcome Holiday Package with We Need a Little Christmas

It's the first production on the company's new outdoor Terrace Stage.

12/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Come Together

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Adds New Board Members and Programs

The nonprofit aims to unify the community through the arts.

12/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Teaching Kids with Talent

Rise Above Performing Arts Making Itself a New Home

The nonprofit aims to help musical and theatrical students spread their wings.

12/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Faces Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

The Conservatory's first-ever all-digital production raises some critical social questions through a series of monologues.

12/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 10-16

Selby Gardens lights up for the holidays, a Beethoven concert, Cabaret by the Bay and more.

12/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up

Want the Juicy Inside Gossip on Broadway?

Join Sarasota Magazine for “A Conversation with Michael Riedel,” the famous New York Post columnist, broadcaster and theater critic.

12/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

Christmas Cheer

Asolo Rep Is Back with an Outdoor Holiday Concert

A new outdoor stage will welcome the first Asolo Rep show since the onset of Covid-19.

11/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest Updates

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Postpones Broadway, Classical and Dance Seasons

Due to Covid-19, the hall, like others across the country, must reschedule a number of performances to a later season.

11/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Listen Up

Theatre Odyssey’s Ten-Minute Play Festival To Be Podcast

The company's first radio theater broadcast replaces the usual live stage presentations due to Covid-19.

10/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest News

A Season of Change for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

The 2020-21 schedule now features only two productions, one digital and one outdoors.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Call

Paying a Last Visit to the Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

A "So Long, Dearie" tour at the community theater means music, memories and the end of one part of the company's history.

09/04/2020 By Kay Kipling