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


Florida Studio Theatre Plants Seeds of Satire with Native Gardens

The Karen Zacarias play pits two couples against each other in a backyard war over territory.

01/28/2018 By Kay Kipling


Florida Studio Theatre's Heisenberg Explores the Mysteries of Attraction

The two-character play brings together an unlikely pair of lovers.

12/18/2017 By Kay Kipling


Downtown's New Art Ovation Hotel Offers Guests a Sneak Peek

The hotel on Palm Avenue aims to provide a focus on Sarasota's arts and cultural opportunities.

12/14/2017 By Kay Kipling


Musical Once Charms Audiences at Florida Studio Theatre

The lively, touching show draws viewers into its simple story.

11/12/2017 By Kay Kipling


Florida Studio Theatre 2017-18 Season Includes a World Premiere

The company has revealed its line-up for mainstage and cabaret productions.

09/21/2017 By Kay Kipling


A Working Class Hero Takes the Stage in Florida Studio Theatre's Doublewide

In Stephen Spotswood's new play, one man's dream of a home faces harsh realities.

08/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

The Arts

Theater Director to Take on New 'At Large' Role

Florida Studio Theatre associate director Kate Alexander is resigning from the theater's board of trustees and stepping away from day-to-day operations in order to take on a role as associate director at large.

07/21/2017 By staff


The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey Shines at Florida Studio Theatre

This one-actor play about a missing boy in a small Jersey town covers a lot of emotional ground.

07/20/2017 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Improv Festival Ends with a Bang

The ninth annual fest at Florida Studio Theatre provided some welcome comic relief.

07/17/2017 By Kay Kipling


Florida Studio Theatre Kicks Off Summer Season with Burt and Me

The songs of Burt Bacharach drive this show about a lifelong fan.

06/05/2017 By Kay Kipling

New Voices

FST's Festival Day Celebrates Young Playwrights

Every year, the festival presents winning plays by students aged 5-18.

05/24/2017 By Kay Kipling


Grab Some Laughs with the Sarasota Improv Festival

The annual three-day fest welcomes improv troupes from around the country to entertain.

05/24/2017 By Kay Kipling


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


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


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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: April 13-19

World Circus Day at The Ringling, an Easter egg hunt at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, David Sedaris at the Van Wezel and more.

04/12/2017 By Ilene Denton


FST's Grounded Delivers an Intense Experience

The one-woman show by George Brant is compelling theater.

03/27/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

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

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