Shows in the Works

Asolo Rep Presents Making Musicals

Online audiences will get to choose their favorite in a four-part new musical competition starting May 21.

05/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Marking a Milestone

Celebrations Planned for Graduating Seniors

Traditional graduations may be on hold right now, but there are still events set to honor seniors.

05/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Looking Ahead to Sarasota Opera Season

The 2020-21 season is set to begin in late October.

05/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

An Evening of Soul

WBTT Presents April Fools Fete Fund Raiser Online

Popular WBTT performers entertain in a recorded program, and you can get a meal, too.

05/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Announces 2021 Great Performers Series

Among the highlights: a performance by the Cleveland Orchestra.

05/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Future Prep

Florida Studio Theatre at Work Behind the Scenes

Although theaters are closed right now, there's a lot going on to get ready for reopening.

05/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sing Out!

Venice Theatre Seeking Cabaret Performers

At the moment, VT is planning to stage its summer cabaret festival as usual.

05/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Perfect Gift

On Mother’s Day, Walk This Way to Payne Park

The city park is beautiful, easy to access, and—important right now—has plenty of room to roam.

05/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Music, Images and More

The Ringling to Broadcast ETHEL's Circus: Wandering City

The piece originally bowed at The Ringling in 2018; this is its first broadcast.

05/05/2020 Photography by Kay Kipling

Walk of Art

Ringling College Senior Thesis Shows Go On, Virtually

Viewers can take a stroll through the virtual gallery spaces to see art in all majors.

05/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2021 Town Hall Speakers

Among them: reporter-author Ronan Farrow, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and football coach Tony Dungy.

05/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2020-21 Series

The hall forges ahead with a lineup of Broadway shows, classical music, dance and more.

04/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Coming Attractions

Sarasota Film Festival Announces a Virtual Movie Lineup

The shows must go on, despite COVID-19.

04/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Ballet Announces 30th Anniversary Season

The company will present several premieres and a few familiar favorites for 2020-21.

04/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Diversity Shines

Harvey Milk Festival to Continue, Virtually

Bands, visual art and advocacy are all still part of the festival.

04/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Playing Soon

Music, Movies, and (Some of) Romeo and Juliet, All Coming Up

A virtual happy hour concert, Shakespearean monologues, and an all-new Sarasota Film Festival.

04/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Design Duo

Local Lego Masters Pair: Building to a Big Finish

Young couple Tyler and Amy Clites head to the TV competition show's season finale next week.

04/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Venice Symphony Announces 2020-21 Season

Music director/conductor Troy Quinn leads the orchestra and guest soloists in 17 concerts.

04/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Take 10

Theatre Odyssey Reschedules Ten-Minute Play Festival

Theatre Odyssey’s long-running Ten-Minute Play Festival delivers, fast.

04/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ready, Set, Build!

Local Couple Still Competing on TV's Lego Masters

Tyler and Amy Clites are still in the running on tonight's penultimate episode.

04/08/2020 By Kay Kipling