Performing Arts

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

PINCfest takes over the Rosemary District, Asolo Rep opens a new show, tango at the Van Wezel and more.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's The Smuggler Both Charms and Chills

This one-man play about an Irish immigrant trying to make it in America is a dark comedy with teeth.

01/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Our Town: A Play for All Times

Some contemporary touches distinguish this production of Thornton Wilder's classic, but the message is eternal.

01/15/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Jay Leno at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Embracing Our Differences and more.

01/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

New Music to Come

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner for 2022 Is Composer Angélica Negrón

The multi-instrumentalist will compose an original work to premiere in Sarasota.

01/11/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Belleville: Trouble in Paradise

For a young American couple in Paris, nothing is as it seems in this Amy Herzog play.

01/06/2022 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 January.

01/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Update

Shows Postponed, Canceled Due to Covid-19

Both Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Florida Studio Theatre have had to make changes.

01/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Carolina Franco Is Building a Hub for the Spanish-Speaking Community

Franco welcomes people of all ages to CreArte Latino Cultural Center, where she serves as co-founder, president and artistic director.

01/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New Year's celebrations, Renee Fleming and Jefferson Starship at the Van Wezel, and more.

12/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Spin It to Win It

A Local DJ Is Bringing 'Wax Wednesdays' to The Mable

Milo B. Fresh will spin rare records spanning decades of music at the new weekly series.

12/23/2021 By Marc Griffin

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Pinecraft Christmas parade, Sailor Circus returns, Selby Gardens' "Lights in Bloom" continues and more.

12/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Florida Studio Theatre Awarded $200,000 Grant

The funds come from Jack and Priscilla Schlegel's fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

12/20/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet presents "Giselle," music from The Venice Symphony and Sarasota Orchestra, a holiday market and more.

12/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

Miracles do happen

Musiq Soulchild Is Headlining a Free Family Event in Sarasota This Saturday

The Grammy-nominated R&B artist will headline an all-day event outside the Robert L. Taylor Community Center.

12/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Winning Writer

Playwright-Director Radha Blank Receives Hermitage Major Theater Award

She is the first recipient of this new award, which includes money, a writing residency and a play workshop.

12/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

FST Announces Stage III Season

After a pandemic hiatus, the three-play series of new, intimate works returns in January.

12/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's America in One Room Hits All the Hot-button Issues

Jason Odell Williams' new play successfully mixes comedy and drama to good effect.

12/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Holiday lights bloom at Selby Gardens, Sarah Brightman sings Christmas at the Van Wezel, Sarasota Orchestra concerts and more.

12/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Gets Joyful! Joyful! for the Holidays

A tune-packed revue offers lots of seasonal cheer, with a few surprises.

12/05/2021 By Kay Kipling