Review

Musical Once Charms Audiences at Florida Studio Theatre

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

11/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

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

Review

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

Review

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

Review

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

Review

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

Preview

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

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

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

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

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

Review

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

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's brownsville song (b-side for tray) Puts a Face to a Heartbreaking Statistic

Kay Kipling reviews the moving Kimber Lee play.

01/30/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Review

Review: Florida Studio Theatre's Stalking the Bogeyman

FST's Stage III returns with a production telling a compelling true story.

01/09/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

The Moscow Ballet Nutcracker, last chance for the Asolo Rep’s Guys and Dolls, Jungle Jack Hanna and more.

12/29/2016 Photography by Ilene Denton

Review

Review: Florida Studio Theatre's Clever Little Lies

Joe DiPietro's play deals with the fallout of infidelity.

12/19/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Dec. 8-14

Full moon kayaking, holiday boat parade, Garrison Keillor at the Van Wezel and more.

12/08/2016 By Ilene Denton