Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Heads Into Summer with Six Shows

Music and comedy are the main focus of the summer season's offerings.

05/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Two Black Stars Get the Musical Bio Treatment in WBTT's New Playwrights Series

Actress Nell Carter and boxer Muhammad Ali are the duo at work in these world premiere one-act plays.

05/09/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Announces 2023 Season

Among the artists coming to town: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine.

05/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Talks

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Panel Explores Black Identity in the Arts

Three artists talked recently about their struggles and hopes in the art world as people of color.

05/02/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Sarasota Ballet Announces Coming Season, New Dancers

Six world premiere pieces are included in the 2022-23 season.

04/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces 2022-23 Season

The five-series season presents Masterworks, Pops, Great Escapes, Discoveries, Chamber Soirees, and a guest turn by Yo-Yo Ma.

04/26/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Knoxville Well Worth a Long Wait

The world premiere musical was due to open more than two years ago. It's a triumphant example of delayed gratification.

04/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST Brings Drag Queen Glam to Panama City with The Legend of Georgia McBride

This comedy by Matthew Lopez goes for some big laughs, but tries for heart, too.

04/11/2022 By Kay Kipling

Star Turn

Jacqueline Bisset on Her Long Career and New Film

The film star sat down for an interview hours prior to the screening of her latest movie, "Loren & Rose," at the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's A Skeptic and a Bruja Aims for Chills and Thrills

Rosa Fernandez's world premiere play is a ghost story with multiple tales of haunting.

04/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Opening Night

Jena Malone and Porcupine Open Sarasota Film Festival

The festival kicked off Friday night with a screening at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

04/02/2022 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 April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2022-23 Season

The season brings back familiar favorites and welcomes Sarasota debuts.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Here's What's Coming to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Season

The 23rd season opens in October with an all-Black production of "Guys and Dolls."

03/22/2022 By Kay Kipling

Sad News

Circus Collector and Model Builder Howard Tibbals Has Died

Tibbals spent years perfecting the highly detailed circus model on display at The Ringling, and collected circus materials for decades.

03/21/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Anastasia Thrills at Van Wezel

The touring production successfully brings together romance, spectacle and a bit of mystery.

03/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Under the Big Top

This Year's Cirque des Voix Memorably Blends Circus and Music

This year's production takes place this weekend.

03/18/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Art Museum Plans Eclectic 2022-23 Exhibition Season

The artwork will range from fiber to video to assemblages to photography and more.

03/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Lights, Camera, Action!

Sarasota Film Festival Once More Brings Movies and Stars to Town

The fest will take place April 1-10, with a mix of in-person and virtual screenings and events.

03/16/2022 By Kay Kipling