Theater

Preview

The Ninth Annual Harvey Milk Festival Kicks Off May 10

In celebration of Harvey Milk, this year's festival promotes diversity.

05/03/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Arts

Theater Leaders Sign on for Five More Years

Asolo Repertory Theatre recently signed new contracts with Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Song-and-Dance Man

Talking with Tony Danza, Coming to Town May 4

The actor-singer kicks off the new Sarasota Opera House Presents series.

04/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best New Arts and Entertainment

Everything we loved seeing and doing this year.

04/26/2018

Grand Illusions

Propmaster Annette Breazeale Brings WBTT Theater Sets to Life

“You shouldn’t notice anything! It should all fit in perfectly.”

04/26/2018 By Pam Daniel

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Soul Man Closes Season with Energy

The new musical revue features tunes from hitmakers James Brown, Otis Redding and more.

04/25/2018 By Kay Kipling

On Stage

Race and Immigration Issues of Yesterday and Today Come to the Stage in Asolo Rep's Ragtime

"I wanted to do a piece about our national identity—who we are and who we want to be.”

04/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Much Ado About Nothing Offers Lively Fun

The Conservatory's second-year students tackle Shakespeare in an outdoor setting at Selby Gardens.

04/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Women Laughing Alone with Salad Serves Up a Messy Message

Sheila Callaghan's comedy-drama veers wildly in mood.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Work in Progress

New Play Babel in Staged Reading at Florida Studio Theatre

Playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger is in town to hone her play about expectant parents facing a dilemma.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Honor Killing Hits Hard

This world premiere production about a journalist covering the murder of a young Pakistani woman tells a shocking story.

04/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Gloria Delivers a Sharp Jolt of Recognition

The play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins offers comedy, tragedy and an incisive look at human nature.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Interview

Meet Greenfield Prize-Winning Playwright Martyna Majok

The Polish-born writer tells tales of the immigrant experience.

04/02/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Delivers a Powerful Story with The Things They Carried

The one-actor piece derived from Tim O'Brien's Vietnam War memoir makes for compelling viewing.

03/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Quick Peek

Get Ready for Van Wezel's 2018-19 Broadway, Dance and Orchestra Shows

Show titles and dates were announced Monday night at the performing arts hall.

03/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Curtain Up: Asolo Rep Announces Its 60th Anniversary Season

The 2018-19 season opens in November with the classic musical The Music Man.

03/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Roe: A New Way to See a Longtime Battle

Lisa Loomer's play shuns taking an easy path, focusing on the two women at the heart of a landmark court case.

03/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Melba Moore Takes on Billie Holiday in WBTT's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Lanie Robertson's play imagines one of the jazz legend's last performances.

03/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Constellations Explores the Possibilities

In one act, with two players, Nick Payne's work tackles some big issues.

02/26/2018 By Kay Kipling