Curious Coincidence

Florida Studio Theatre’s New Production Pairs a Character on the Autism Spectrum With an Actor Who Knows the Condition Firsthand

“This is a big play, about a lot of stuff, and the biggest challenge is to keep its integrity."

01/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Hand to God Tackles Serious Stuff Through Wild Comedy

Robert Askins' play uses puppets and profanity to talk about death, religion, guilt and more.

01/21/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 10-16

The Righteous Brothers and Air Supply at the Van Wezel; "La La Land" in concert; A Doll’s House, Part 2 at the Asolo Rep and lots more.

01/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

Stage Act

Actor Richard Henry Dies Onstage in Record-Breaking Numbers in Killer Comedy

The actor plays all members of the D’Ysquith family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Florida Studio Theatre until Jan. 13.

01/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 27-Jan. 2

Sailor Circus Big Top Holidays, "On Your Feet!" at the Van Wezel and more.

12/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Explores the Mysterious World of Straight White Men

Young Jean Lee's play is funny, sad and bound to raise discussion.

12/17/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Dec. 13-19

A night of klezmer with Itzhak Perlman, WBTT’s "Black Nativity" and more.

12/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

FST Presents Killer Comedy with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Murder and mayhem are played for laughs in this Tony-winning musical.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 1-7

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen at the Van Wezel, Cine-World Festival begins, a free Wild About Nature family fest and more.

11/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

Gifts Guide

Three Recent Mega-Gifts Signal a Seismic Shift in Sarasota's Philanthropic Landscape

2018 has been the year of giving generously.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Ageless Beauty

'It Felt Liberating': Model Roxanne Gould Defies the Fashion Industry's Expectations About Aging

One of the first successful gray-haired models, Gould has worked with Iman, Cheryl Tiegs and Jerry Hall and appeared on the covers of a variety of international Vogue magazines.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Review

FST Brings Back the 1980s with Other People's Money

It's deja vu all over again with Jerry Sterner's tale of Wall Street greed.

08/05/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 2-8

Two new plays at FST and Urbanite Theatre, a YMCA Back to School Bash, Selby Library celebrates 20 years and more.

08/02/2018 By Ilene Denton

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

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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 31-June 6

Jungle Book at the Asolo Rep, Savor Sarasota starts and more.

05/31/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Honor Killing Hits Hard

This world premiere production about a journalist covering the murder of a young Pakistani woman tells a shocking story.

04/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 5-11

Ballet superstar Misty Copeland, “Jersey Boys,” a Jungle Jam at Big Cat Habitat and more.

04/05/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 15-21

Sailor Circus Spring Show, Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones at Selby Gardens, and more.

03/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Constellations Explores the Possibilities

In one act, with two players, Nick Payne's work tackles some big issues.

02/26/2018 By Kay Kipling