Performing Arts

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Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

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

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

At Seventy

Janis Ian Talks Writing, Her Legacy and Why She Moved to Anna Maria Island

The acclaimed singer-songwriter sets out on her final North American tour.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Classical concerts, an Italian feast and carnival in Venice, Disney's Beauty and the Beast onstage and more.

02/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

In FST's The Play That Goes Wrong, Disaster Delivers Hilarity

The comedy was delayed by Covid-19 issues, but the laughs are worth waiting for.

02/21/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Great Leap Mixes Sports, Politics and Personal Drama

This Lauren Yee play, centered on a crucial basketball game in China, takes the ball and runs with it. It in rotating rep through April 2.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

A Tribute

Patti Smith Performs at Selby Gardens and Reminisces About Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

The one-time punk rocker spoke about her life and work with the late Robert Mapplethorpe, in connection with a Selby exhibit of their art.

02/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Put Your Records On

Ready to Start—or Expand—Your Record Collection? Here's Where to Go

This list of record stores will help keep your collection stacked—or, if you're new to vinyl, introduce you to it for the first time.

02/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

International Music

Historic Asolo Theater Presents 'Sharing Grandmothers'

The multidisciplinary musical event will be on stage for two nights only this weekend, as part of The Ringling’s Black History Month celebrations.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Giving Hunger the Blues, orchestral concerts, Dave Barry speaks and more.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Gershwin Musical An American in Paris Gets an Update for the Stage

Music, dance, love and art combine in a retelling of the classic film story.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Romance Reigns

Seven Valentine's Day Date Night Ideas

Looking for something to do with your sweetie besides dine this Valentine’s Day? Check out these entertainment offerings.

02/03/2022 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 this month.

02/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Sarasota

Live music, poetry, art and discussion: Check out our roster of virtual and live events happening throughout the month of February.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Preview

Here's What's On at the Sarasota Opera This Season

The Sarasota Opera winter season commences in February with four operas planned.

01/27/2022 By Samantha Lane

Grants

WBTT Approved by National Endowment for the Arts for American Rescue Plan Grant

The funding will be used to support artistic team salaries.

01/27/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Harry Connick Jr. entertains at the Van Wezel, The Sarasota Ballet performs, Emanuel Ax plays Chopin, and more.

01/27/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Grand Horizons: Maybe Not So Golden Years

In Bess Wohl's comedy, 50 years of marriage may be enough for one Florida couple.

01/23/2022 By Kay Kipling

No Show

WBTT's Premiere of Ruby Latest Victim of Covid Cases

Performances will not go on as planned due to positive test results amid cast and crew.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling