Review

Urbanite Theatre's Safe House: Can You Solve the Mystery?

A new interactive work springs up out of pandemic-enforced necessity.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer Tells a Powerful True Story

E. Faye Butler stars as the civil rights activist whose dedication to the cause was complete--and meaningful.

02/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Laura Osnes in Concert: A Fleeting Pleasure

The Broadway singer-actress performs two nights only, but the show offers a host of theater tunes.

02/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 4-10

SaraSolo returns with a virtual festival, Shakespearean romance from The Players, love songs from Artist Series Concerts and more.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Brings Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer to Life

Talking with the star and director of a new production.

02/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Fun new exhibits at Mote and the Bishop, ballet and contemporary dance performances, choral concerts and more.

01/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

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