Cheat Sheet

How to Sound Like a Local: A Sarasota Pronunciation Guide

Don't you dare say "Van Weasel."

11/29/2021 By Susan Burns

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces 2021-22 Season

After postponements due to Covid, and performances outdoors, the theater plans a return to normal.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bigger and Better

Asolo Rep Breaks Ground on Koski Center Expansion Project

Part of the $21 million project: a "Super Rehearsal Hall."

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Highlights Evita Star Ana Isabelle and Friends in an Upbeat Outdoor Concert

From Broadway favorites to Tejano pop hits, the cast delivers with oodles of energy and feeling.

04/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Julius Caesar Is a Very 2021 Production

Not only is it digital due to the pandemic, it does some gender role switching that may take a little getting used to.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Camelot Shouldn't Be Forgot

In slimming down this Lerner-Loewe classic, the production misses none of the heart.

03/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep's New Camelot Heads to the Stage

This concert production may be on a smaller scale, but it still asks some big questions.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer Tells a Powerful True Story

E. Faye Butler stars as the civil rights activist whose dedication to the cause was complete--and meaningful.

02/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Laura Osnes in Concert: A Fleeting Pleasure

The Broadway singer-actress performs two nights only, but the show offers a host of theater tunes.

02/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Brings Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer to Life

Talking with the star and director of a new production.

02/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Open-Air Offerings

Asolo Rep Announces Four New Outdoor Shows

The company's new Terrace Stage will welcome shows featuring music and returning stars.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Your last chance for some holiday shows, plus the Sarasota Ballet's latest digital program and more.

12/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Delivers a Welcome Holiday Package with We Need a Little Christmas

It's the first production on the company's new outdoor Terrace Stage.

12/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling