Review

Florida Studio Theatre Visits a Strange New World in The Nether

What would you do in a virtual reality world with no consequences?

01/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Sender: Chicago Blues for Millennials

Ike Holter's play about four flailing friends can be laceratingly funny--and heartbreaking.

01/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Recap

An Actor's Life: Bradley Whitford Guests at Ringling College's Studio Labs Inside the Industry

Whitford and longtime friend Paul Schiff discussed Whitford's career, including that stint on "The West Wing."

01/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Lil & Louis Tells the True Story of Musicians Lil Hardin and Louis Armstrong

Local playwright Jo Morello explores the woman behind the legendary Louis in this play with music.

01/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Faces the Past—and Its Own Future—with Caroline, or Change

The musical, set in the 1960s in the South, is a complex and compelling work

01/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Murder on the Orient Express Takes a Comedic Turn

In Ken Ludwig's adaptation, laughs are the bill of fare over mystery.

01/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

The Book of Mormon: Still Funny After All These Years

The Trey Parker-Robert Lopez-Matt Stone musical is in town with a rousing production at the Van Wezel.

01/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ain't No Stopping Them Now

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Celebrates the Past and the Future

The company celebrates its 20th anniversary in a newly renovated and expanded theater.

01/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Explores Pain and Love in Gruesome Playground Injuries

Rajiv Joseph's two-hander is a funny-sad look at the wounds people suffer.

01/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Jeweler to the Stars

Downton Abbey Jewelry Designer Talks History, Jewelry and Maggie Smith

Andrew Prince comes to town this month as part of New College's New Topics Lecture Series.

01/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Access Hollywood

Heather Graham Kicks Off Ringling College Studio Labs 'Inside the Industry' Season

Graham talked about her love for indie films and directing, sexism in the film world and more.

12/18/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Delivers a Sweet Holiday Package with Handle with Care

Jason Odell Williams' romantic comedy is a little bit funny, a little bit sad.

12/15/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Syd Solomon: Concealed and Revealed Opens at The Ringling

The retrospective of the longtime Sarasota artist's work opens this weekend.

12/13/2019 By Kay Kipling

Photographs and Memories

A Major Gift to The Ringling

The gift of works by prominent photographers, and of Asian scholars' rocks, comes from Stanton and Nancy Kaplan.

12/12/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Suffragist Project Marches On

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the full event calendar for a year celebrating women's right to vote.

12/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Horse Whisperers

These Three Pros Help Horses Perform Their Best

Yes, even horses need therapists.

12/02/2019 By Hannah Wallace, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling