Publishing

Magazine Names Sarasota One of America's Top Cities in Which to Retire

Sarasota was named one of America's top cities for 'downtown living' by Where to Retire magazine, which cited the city's extensive cultural offerings.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Review

Asolo Rep Engages Audiences with a New Jungle Book

The cast and crew bring a classic to life with modern-day techniques and takes.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Incognito Enthralls

This Nick Payne play poses intriguing questions while telling some fascinating tales.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Deals

Rosemary District Properties Fetch Almost $2 Million

Florida Studio Theatre recently sold two properties on Fifth Street.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Review

FST Pleases with Perennially Popular Patsy Cline

A two-woman show revives the magic of the legendary country star.

06/02/2018 By Kay Kipling

The World Onstage

International Thespians Arrive This Month for a Festival of Plays at Venice Theatre

International thespians arrive this month for a festival of plays at Venice Theatre.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

The Ringling's New Stages Season Will Present Dance, Theater and More

New and returning artists will perform at the Historic Asolo Theater.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Players Summer Sizzler Series Bows in June

Three shows offer comedy, music and nostalgia.

05/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Dog Days Theatre's Second Season Mixes Laughs and Chills

A farce and a chiller are on the company's summer calendar.

05/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

New hires

Theater Selects New Marketing Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired Scott Ferguson.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Coming Season Shines a Spotlight on New Plays

Each of the productions featured will be a regional premiere.

05/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Keeps the Shows Coming This Summer

Three mainstage shows and three cabaret productions fill the schedule during the hot summer months.

05/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Ragtime Sees with Fresh Eyes

The panoramic American story is retold in compelling fashion.

05/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

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