Review

Bright Star Launches Florida Studio Theatre Season with a Country Twang

The Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical tells a touching story mostly through song.

11/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Lawyer-Playwright Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son Comes to Sarasota

"American Son" recently ran on Broadway starring Kerry Washington and will take to Florida Studio Theatre’s stage Jan. 22-March 22.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre 2019-20 Season Presents Music, Comedy and Drama

The mainstage season opens with a Florida premiere: the musical Bright Star.

09/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Gets All Sexy in The Cottage

A new play by Sandy Rustin pays homage to the sophisticated comedies of Noel Coward.

08/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Sarasota Improv Festival Keeps the Laughs Coming

Twenty ensembles supplied the fun over the improv weekend.

07/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow Heats Up the Keating

The true story of the singer-actress features more than a dozen songs and a strong performance by Jannie Jones.

06/30/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Improv Festival Is Back to Entertain This Summer

Twenty, count 'em 20, improv troupes are coming to town over the weekend of July 12 and 13.

06/27/2019 By Kay Kipling

Rad Lib

Comedy Pro Bob Dassie Heads to Florida Studio Theatre Improv Festival Next Month

Dassie will be performing with his renowned improv team, Quartet, at Florida Studio Theatre's 11th annual Improv Festival in July.

06/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

Theater

Florida Studio Theatre Celebrates the Work of Student Playwrights This Saturday

More than 6,000 students from around the world submitted plays to the theater's Young Playwrights Festival.

05/15/2019 By Olivia Letts

Celebrating 100 Years

The Suffragist Project Launch Party Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote

The bi-county project will celebrate the milestone in a variety of ways.

04/16/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Wednesday's Child: A Murder Mystery and More

Mark St. Germain's world premiere play deals with where the urge to procreate can lead us.

04/12/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Women Playwrights the Focus at Florida Studio Theatre

New works by four female voices are given staged readings at FST in the next few weeks.

04/09/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

FST and Playwright Mark St. Germain Present World Premiere: Wednesday's Child

The new play, opening in April, deals with infertility, surrogacy and murder.

03/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Buyer & Cellar Both Entertains and Touches

The one-man show offers a fictional peek into the world of Barbra Streisand's Malibu basement.

03/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Taking on Hatred in Florida Studio Theatre's Cherry Docs

David Gow's two-character play asks where hatred begins, and if it can be stopped.

02/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Events

'Creativity Conference' Scheduled for March 29-31

The Florida Creativity Conference is presented by the Florida Creativity Alliance, Inc., the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and Florida Studio Theatre.

01/28/2019 By Staff

Review

FST's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time a Stirring Journey

Simon Stephens' adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel takes us into the mind of young "detective" Christopher Boone.

01/27/2019 By Kay Kipling

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

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