Preview

A Show Biz 2017-18 Season for The Players Centre for Performing Arts

The theater announced its upcoming 88th season recently.

01/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's The Piano Lesson

One of August Wilson's best plays receives a feeling production.

01/16/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly Photo

Review

Asolo Rep's The Great Society

Carrying on the LBJ story proves a huge task.

01/16/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Preview

GuitarSarasota Tickets on Sale Now

A line-up of performances by international guitar artists begins Feb. 4.

01/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Review: Florida Studio Theatre's Stalking the Bogeyman

FST's Stage III returns with a production telling a compelling true story.

01/09/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Teen Talent

Young WBTT Dancer Named YoungArts Finalist

Derric Gobourne heads to Miami this week for National YoungArts Week.

01/04/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Suncoast Blues Festival Kicks Off Jan. 27

A line-up of musical artists fills the Sarasota Fairgrounds for a bluesy weekend.

01/03/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Photo

Preview

Music, Memories and More with Annie Morrison and a New Movie

The Sarasota actress will introduce a screening of a documentary about the Broadway show Merrily We Roll Along, in which she starred.

12/30/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Photo

Review

Review: FSU/Asolo Conservatory's A View from the Bridge

Arthur Miller's classic drama provides a challenge for the acting students and the audience.

12/29/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy FSU/Asolo Conservatory

Sunshine Memories

100 Years of Sarasota History

Our history in words and pictures.

12/28/2016 Edited by Bob Plunket and Kay Kipling

Sunshine Memories

Life Wasn't Easy for Sarasota's Early Pioneers

But tourists came here from almost the very beginning.

12/28/2016 Edited by Kay Kipling and Bob Plunket

Review

Review: Florida Studio Theatre's Clever Little Lies

Joe DiPietro's play deals with the fallout of infidelity.

12/19/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Preview

Perlman Music Program Welcomes Young Talent

A number of events during the program's winter residency are open to the public.

12/13/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Photo

Preview

SaraSolo Festival 2017 Gears Up

Solo artists shine in the third annual fest, coming up in January.

12/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Talking with Matthew Morrison

The Glee and Broadway star appears at the Van Wezel Jan. 12.

12/01/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Review

Review: Asolo Rep's Guys and Dolls

This Broadway classic isn't gambling when it comes to entertaining.

11/21/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Review

Urbanite Theatre's My Barking Dog

This regional premiere offers a strange but affecting story of two city dwellers looking for something wild.

11/14/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ryan Finzelber

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Million Dollar Quartet

A high-energy production takes a look back at a moment in rock 'n' roll history.

11/14/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Review

Venice Theatre's Billy Elliot The Musical

The theater tackles a demanding but potentially entertaining dance musical.

11/10/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Renee McVety

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Book of Days

A lesser-known play by Lanford Wilson mixes murder and religion in a small town.

11/04/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Frank Atura