Bigger and Better

Asolo Rep Breaks Ground on Koski Center Expansion Project

Part of the $21 million project: a "Super Rehearsal Hall."

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

WBTT Announces Its 'And Still We Rise' New Season

The company presented excerpts from coming shows at its annual Hush! Hush! party Monday evening.

04/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT's Pipeline Delivers with Hard-Hitting Honesty

This video version of a play about a young Black man in trouble tells a personal story that reaches us all.

04/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Highlights Evita Star Ana Isabelle and Friends in an Upbeat Outdoor Concert

From Broadway favorites to Tejano pop hits, the cast delivers with oodles of energy and feeling.

04/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Julius Caesar Is a Very 2021 Production

Not only is it digital due to the pandemic, it does some gender role switching that may take a little getting used to.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 8-14

Comedian Brian Regan, the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration, two more operas bow, and more.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Vintage POP! Is a Cabaret with Pizzazz

Songstress and co-creator Carole J. Bufford takes audiences on a perceptive journey through decades of American music.

04/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

They're Back!

Venice Theatre Announces a Full 2021-22 Season

After closing last spring due to the pandemic, VT is moving forward with a slate of shows in both its theater spaces.

03/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Looking for a Laugh?

The Bahi Hut and McCurdy’s Have Started Hosting Live, Outdoor Stand-Up Comedy

Moonlight Comedy happens outside at the Bahi Hut's newly renovated outdoor seating area. McCurdy's outdoor shows start in April.

03/29/2021 By Isaac Eger

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 25-31

A new piano show at Florida Studio Theatre, Venice Theatre reopens, concerts a-plenty and family fun outdoors

03/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Camelot Shouldn't Be Forgot

In slimming down this Lerner-Loewe classic, the production misses none of the heart.

03/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Beach Chat

Hermitage Artist Retreat Event Features Sarasota Magazine's Bob Plunket and Theater Columnist Michael Riedel

The two will discuss "Storied Stories of the Creative Process."

03/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep's New Camelot Heads to the Stage

This concert production may be on a smaller scale, but it still asks some big questions.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up!

Venice Theatre Is Back in (Show) Business

After closing twice during the long pandemic year, VT reopens with several shows,starting this month.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

In Memoriam

Remembering Award-Winning Broadway Playwright Terrence McNally

A year after the playwright’s death in Sarasota from Covid-19, New York theater columnist Michael Riedel looks back on the man and his talent.

03/01/2021 By Michael Riedel