Performing Arts

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Announces 2023 Season

Among the artists coming to town: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine.

05/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Sarasota Ballet Announces Coming Season, New Dancers

Six world premiere pieces are included in the 2022-23 season.

04/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces 2022-23 Season

The five-series season presents Masterworks, Pops, Great Escapes, Discoveries, Chamber Soirees, and a guest turn by Yo-Yo Ma.

04/26/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Knoxville Well Worth a Long Wait

The world premiere musical was due to open more than two years ago. It's a triumphant example of delayed gratification.

04/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Up and coming

Singer Aurora Newcomb Discusses Her New Single and Her 'Magical Folk-Punk' Sound

Aurora Newcomb discusses her latest release ‘Far From Fiction’ and her upcoming EP.

04/20/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Razzle Dazzle 

Hard Heart Burlesque Shimmies Its Way Onto the McCurdy’s Stage

Catch the show at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre on Sunday, May 8.

04/13/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Review

FST Brings Drag Queen Glam to Panama City with The Legend of Georgia McBride

This comedy by Matthew Lopez goes for some big laughs, but tries for heart, too.

04/11/2022 By Kay Kipling

End of an Era

Asolo Rep Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director Jointly Announce Retirement

Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele will step down in June 2023.

04/04/2022 By Staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's A Skeptic and a Bruja Aims for Chills and Thrills

Rosa Fernandez's world premiere play is a ghost story with multiple tales of haunting.

04/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

In the Spotlight

Award-Winning Actor Ving Rhames Visited WBTT This Week

Rhames is a golden-globe winning actor best known for his roles in "Pulp Fiction" and the "Mission Impossible" film series.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2022-23 Season

The season brings back familiar favorites and welcomes Sarasota debuts.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Here's What's Coming to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Season

The 23rd season opens in October with an all-Black production of "Guys and Dolls."

03/22/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Anastasia Thrills at Van Wezel

The touring production successfully brings together romance, spectacle and a bit of mystery.

03/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Under the Big Top

This Year's Cirque des Voix Memorably Blends Circus and Music

This year's production takes place this weekend.

03/18/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces Its 2022-23 Season

The season will bring a mix of musicals, comedy and drama to the stage.

03/15/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Goes Mega with Broadway in Black

The show is chock full of hits from a century of music.

03/14/2022 By Kay Kipling

The Show Must Go On

Two Years After It Was Supposed to Debut, Knoxville Will Open at Asolo Rep

The show was delayed for two years by the Covid-19 pandemic.

03/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

The Next Act

Florida Studio Theatre Unveils Plans for New Arts Plaza

The project will include three new theaters, parking, and housing for guest artists and local arts workers.

03/02/2022 By Kay Kipling