Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet is back live, a cookbook talk, a new night market in the Rosemary District, dinosaur adventures and more.

10/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

They're Back!

The Players Centre Has a New Season and a New Home

A six-show season will start in October at a new, temporary space.

07/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 4-10

SaraSolo returns with a virtual festival, Shakespearean romance from The Players, love songs from Artist Series Concerts and more.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 21-27

A burger and beer bash, an open-air art show, outdoor concerts, provocative panel discussions and much more.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 10-16

Selby Gardens lights up for the holidays, a Beethoven concert, Cabaret by the Bay and more.

12/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Players Centre for the Performing Arts Names New CEO

William Skaggs will lead the organization as it moves from its current theater and plans to build a new facility in Lakewood Ranch.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Curtain Call

Paying a Last Visit to the Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

A "So Long, Dearie" tour at the community theater means music, memories and the end of one part of the company's history.

09/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 3-9

The launch of a memoir at Bookstore1Sarasota, new art exhibitions, saying goodbye to the Players' longtime home, and more.

09/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sentimental Journey

Saying Farewell to Sarasota's Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

The Players will be moving out of the North Tamiami Trail location in just a few weeks, and several parting events are planned.

08/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 6-12

The Players celebrate 90 years, two art exhibits open, a charity trunk show and more.

08/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Neighborhood Guide

The Players Still Plans Move to Lakewood Ranch

Its big new home will be in the Waterside Place town center.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Now in Progress

Will Community Theater Seasons Go On? And How?

Artistic leaders have needed to be flexible in adapting to COVID-19 restrictions.

06/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Finance

Players Centre Names Joseph Kaminsky Center Stage Capital Campaign Chair

The Players is raising $50 million to establish a state-of-the-art performing arts center in Waterside Place in Lakewood Ranch.

08/07/2019 Photography by Staff

Preview

Summer Sizzlers Heat Up the Stage at the Players Centre for Performing Arts

Expect comedy--and some music--tonight.

05/07/2019 By Kay Kipling

The Next Stage

Big Moves are Coming for Three Performing Arts Groups

Lots of change is on the horizon for the Van Wezel, Sarasota Orchestra and the Players.

10/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

The Players Heads for Its Last Season in Its Sarasota Home

A move to Lakewood Ranch is in the works, but the veteran group's 89th season commences here in September.

07/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Deals

Players Theater Sells North Sarasota Property

The price was not disclosed, but the agreed-upon price is higher than the theater's $9.5 million listing price, according to a press release.

01/17/2018 By staff

Preview

The Players Promise "Sizzle" with a Summer Series of Shows

The community theater stays busy with a three-show season of comedy and music.

06/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

A Show Biz 2017-18 Season for The Players Centre for Performing Arts

The theater announced its upcoming 88th season recently.

01/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Real estate

Players Theater Moving to Lakewood Ranch

The Players Centre for Performing Arts is set to open in three years.

05/03/2016 Research by staff