Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Faces Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

The Conservatory's first-ever all-digital production raises some critical social questions through a series of monologues.

12/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 10-16

Selby Gardens lights up for the holidays, a Beethoven concert, Cabaret by the Bay and more.

12/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up

Want the Juicy Inside Gossip on Broadway?

Join Sarasota Magazine for “A Conversation with Michael Riedel,” the famous New York Post columnist, broadcaster and theater critic.

12/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

Christmas Cheer

Asolo Rep Is Back with an Outdoor Holiday Concert

A new outdoor stage will welcome the first Asolo Rep show since the onset of Covid-19.

11/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest Updates

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Postpones Broadway, Classical and Dance Seasons

Due to Covid-19, the hall, like others across the country, must reschedule a number of performances to a later season.

11/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Listen Up

Theatre Odyssey’s Ten-Minute Play Festival To Be Podcast

The company's first radio theater broadcast replaces the usual live stage presentations due to Covid-19.

10/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest News

A Season of Change for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

The 2020-21 schedule now features only two productions, one digital and one outdoors.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Call

Paying a Last Visit to the Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

A "So Long, Dearie" tour at the community theater means music, memories and the end of one part of the company's history.

09/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 3-9

The launch of a memoir at Bookstore1Sarasota, new art exhibitions, saying goodbye to the Players' longtime home, and more.

09/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

More Arts Updates

Sarasota Orchestra Postpones Scheduled Concert Season

The orchestra faces the effects of the pandemic when it comes to presenting live performances.

08/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sentimental Journey

Saying Farewell to Sarasota's Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

The Players will be moving out of the North Tamiami Trail location in just a few weeks, and several parting events are planned.

08/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Milestone Moment

Florida Studio Theatre Celebrates Women's Suffrage Centennial Aug. 20

A special online event will wrap up the communitywide Suffragist Project.

08/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

Neighborhood Guide

The Players Still Plans Move to Lakewood Ranch

Its big new home will be in the Waterside Place town center.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Florida Studio Theatre Winter Season to Open in 2021

Concerns about the COVID-19 crisis are pushing back the company's usual production schedule.

07/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

First Person

'My Summer With Irma'

As Sarasota's arts organizations face an uncertain fate, writer Hannah Wallace remembers one glorious summer at Asolo Repertory Theatre.

07/13/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Grants

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Approved for CARES Act Funding Through NEA

The funds will help recipient entities and their employees with economic hardships caused by the forced closure of their operations due to the spread of COVID-19.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Update

WBTT Makes Change to 2020-21 Season Schedule

The season opener is now slated to be a production of The Soul Crooners.

06/23/2020 By Kay Kipling

Call to Action

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Students Charge Racism

Five current black students accuse the Conservatory, Asolo Rep and Florida State University of institutional racism in a letter signed by dozens of supporters.

06/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

Now in Progress

Will Community Theater Seasons Go On? And How?

Artistic leaders have needed to be flexible in adapting to COVID-19 restrictions.

06/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

When Will the Shows Go on?

Van Wezel Makes Changes to Upcoming Broadway Series Season

Restrictions due to COVID-19 continue to affect Broadway touring production schedules.

06/11/2020 By Kay Kipling