Review

Working Hard to Bring Sweat to Asolo Rep

Lynn Nottage's prize winner about tough times in a factory town tells a familiar story.

02/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Asolo Rep Announces World Premiere Musical Knoxville

The creative team bringing James Agee's A Death in the Family to life includes Frank Galati, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

02/06/2019 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards 2019

Mary Braxton-Joseph Taps Into the Magic of Live Theater to Spark Cross-Cultural Connections

Braxton-Joseph is sharing stories about diversity through live theater.

01/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's A Doll's House, Part 2 Offers Laughs and Reflection

Lucas Hnath's update of Ibsen's classic provides food for thought.

01/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Kicks Off Season with a Joyous Music Man

Rousing, colorful and nostalgic, the production touches all the right notes.

11/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts

Theater Leaders Sign on for Five More Years

Asolo Repertory Theatre recently signed new contracts with Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele.

04/27/2018 By Staff

On Stage

Race and Immigration Issues of Yesterday and Today Come to the Stage in Asolo Rep's Ragtime

"I wanted to do a piece about our national identity—who we are and who we want to be.”

04/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 16-22

Once comes to the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens’ outdoor music series, a biocruise aboard the Carefree Learner and more.

03/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Asolo Rep's Born Yesterday is More Timely Than Ever

In a year where politics continues to dominate the conversation, this Garson Kanin comedy both sparkles and inspires.

02/15/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Gary W. Sweetman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: Feb. 9-15

Circus Sarasota, Twyla Tharp, Madama Butterfly, Chagall at Selby Gardens and so much more.

02/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

Women of Influence 2016

Women of Influence Event at Asolo Repertory Theatre

More than 150 women gathered for 941CEO's annual Women of Influence event at Asolo Repertory Theatre, which included a showing of the Asolo's new play, Hetty Feather.

06/16/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

Dollars and Cents

"The Best Investment I Ever Made"

Top executives reveal their finest financial bets.

06/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

Essay

Searching for Josephine

Bob Plunket, a lifelong Josephine Baker fan, ponders the Asolo Rep's new musical.

05/17/2016 By Robert Plunket

Razzle Dazzle

Dressing Josephine: An Interview with Costume Designer Eduardo Sigangco

Designer Eduardo Sigangco on how he designed the dazzling costumes for the Asolo Rep's Josephine.

05/12/2016 By Megan McDonald

Limelight

Asolo Rep Gala

The Asolo's annual gala featured a festive "Cabaret at the Tropicana" theme.

03/07/2016 By Rebecca Baxter

Article

Asolo Rep's New Season Explores Issues of Race

Buoyed by success, Asolo Rep’s Michael Edwards launches an ambitious season exploring issues of race.

11/03/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Asolo Rep Announces 2015-16 Season

Sarasota's Asolo Rep announced its 2015-16 season earlier this week.

03/18/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Go Inside Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Costume Shop

A look inside Sarasota's Asolo Rep costume shop.

11/01/2013 By Pam Daniel