Preview

Theatre Odyssey's Ten-Minute Play Festival Kicks Off

Got a few minutes? Catch these new nuggets onstage.

05/03/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra 2017-18 Season Features Violinist Midori

The renowned violinist is one of several guest soloists and conductors this coming season.

05/03/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Summer Season Strikes a Lighter Note

A mix of music, comedy and drama takes over FST's summer stages.

05/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT's Dearly Departed Laughs in the Face of Death

The Southern-set comedy features a mix of family members behaving badly.

04/30/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly Photo

Review

Kinky Boots Reminds Us to Stand Tall

The Harvey Fierstein-Cyndi Lauper musical entertains and cheers in a touring production at Van Wezel.

04/27/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Murphy

Preview

New Shows, New Season for Urbanite Theatre

The downtown theater company continues to expand after initial success.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Evan Sigmund

Heart Beat

Beatsville Premieres at Asolo Rep This Month

A husband-and-wife team brings beatniks back in a new musical at Asolo Rep.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell to Longboat Key Center for the Arts

After six decades, the art center closes this month.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Message on a Billboard

A Look at Diversity with Embracing Our Differences

The annual outdoor exhibit at Bayfront Park brings together works from around the world.

04/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Wild About Warhol

Selby Gardens Finds the Flowers in Pop Legend Andy Warhol's Work for a New Exhibition

The "Flowers in the Factory" show will be on exhibit at the gardens in 2018.

04/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Gloria Musicae: A New Season--and a New Name

The long-established choral ensemble is now Choral Artists of Sarasota.

04/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

David Sedaris' Sarasota Debut Offers Laughs and a Touch of Heart

The humorist read from his writings on the Van Wezel stage and took questions from the audience.

04/20/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ingrid Christie

Preview

Feel the Beat at the Sixth Annual PoetryLife Weekend

The event welcomes both established and aspiring poets to Florida Studio Theatre.

04/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Greenfield Prize Weekend Offers World Premiere, Award Dinner and More

A composition by Bobby Previte and a dinner honoring photographer David Burnett are highlights of the annual weekend.

04/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Weaves a Magic Spell with A Midsummer Night's Dream

The setting of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens provides the perfect backdrop for love and comedy.

04/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Frank Atura

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Rich Girl Asks: Love or Money?

The play by Victoria Stewart updates Henry James' classic Washington Square, with a twist.

04/13/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Take a Sneak Peek at Asolo Rep's New Beatsville: The Beatnik Musical

Cast members and show creators took the stage at the Mertz Theatre to introduce this world premiere in the making.

04/11/2017 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up

The closing night included awards for filmmakers and actress Diane Lane, and a screening of Paris Can Wait.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling

Behind the Scenes

Conversations with Sarasota Film Festival Stars

A few words from Rosanna Arquette, Diane Lane and Stanley Tucci.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity Packs Plenty of Punch

The world of wrestling provides a forum for a bigger look at American culture.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles