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

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