Preview

The Players Heads for Its Last Season in Its Sarasota Home

A move to Lakewood Ranch is in the works, but the veteran group's 89th season commences here in September.

07/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

More Laughs at Florida Studio Theatre During Improv Fest

A Tennessee Williams melodrama and a rocking musical wind up the weekend.

07/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Sarasota Improv Festival Mixes Styles for Laughs

Here's a peek at how three of the fest's troupes entertain.

07/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Dogs Days Theatre Sparks the Summer with What the Butler Saw

Joe Orton's 1960s farce still hits the mark today.

07/13/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Venice Symphony Season Welcomes New Music Director Troy Quinn

The 2018-19 season, which begins in November, offers a range of pops and classical music.

07/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Entertains with Murder for Two

The musical comedy mystery brings out the best in its two very busy performers.

07/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Ballet Presents "A Season of Tributes"

Works by Ashton, Balanchine, Graham and Robbins are on the 2018-19 schedule.

07/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Make 'Em Laugh

Improv Companies from All Over the World Return to Sarasota This Month

The 10th annual fest—featuring FST's own improv troupe—is onstage July 12-14.

06/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Female Factor

A Lifelong Passion for Sports Led Beth Green to Help Build the Women's Sports Museum

The museum will celebrate women's roles in athletics—and help girls and boys see the struggles women have faced.

06/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Opera's 60th Anniversary Season Welcomes Returning Favorites

The opera is also launching a new concert series starting in October.

06/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Special Birthday and a Special Party

Celebrating 100 in Style with Annie Solomon

Unique, energetic and endlessly interesting, the widow of iconic Sarasota artist Syd Solomon marks a milestone.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra's Coming Season Bids Farewell to Music Director Anu Tali

The 2018-19 season also marks the orchestra's 70th anniversary.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Engages Audiences with a New Jungle Book

The cast and crew bring a classic to life with modern-day techniques and takes.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Incognito Enthralls

This Nick Payne play poses intriguing questions while telling some fascinating tales.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST Pleases with Perennially Popular Patsy Cline

A two-woman show revives the magic of the legendary country star.

06/02/2018 By Kay Kipling

Writers World

10 Sarasota-Based Authors, Past and Present

Sarasota has long prided itself on its authors, some of them household names. Here are 10 who belong in our Writers’ Hall of Fame.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Adventures in Reading

Move Over, Amazon—Sarasota's Got a Dozen Great Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstores

These 12 shops help book lovers get their fix.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

The World Onstage

International Thespians Arrive This Month for a Festival of Plays at Venice Theatre

International thespians arrive this month for a festival of plays at Venice Theatre.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

The Ringling's New Stages Season Will Present Dance, Theater and More

New and returning artists will perform at the Historic Asolo Theater.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Coming Up

Sarasota Music Festival Offers a World Premiere and Much More

The festival gets underway June 4 and continues through June 23, bringing a host of musical talent to town.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling