And...We're Rolling

Behind the Scenes of 50 Words, a New All-Local Short Film

Spending a day on-set with the creators of a new Sarasota-based short film.

12/07/2016 By Riley Board Photography by Jamie Lee Butram

Season Preview

24 Shows You Must See This Season

Our top 24 picks (in no particular order) in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art—and more

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Urbanite Theatre

John Pirman sketches downtown Sarasota's sleek Urbanite Theatre.

10/26/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

High-Flying Hetty

Asolo Rep's Hetty Feather Offers Fun for the Whole Family

A colorful, high-flying show centered on a feisty 19th-century orphan comes to Asolo Rep in June.

05/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Curtains Up!

Behind the Scenes of a High School Musical

Get over Glee. Forget Fame. No one outshines the kids at our own Booker High VPA.

04/06/2016 By Hannah Wallace Photography by Everett Dennison

The Bard Rules

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Students Stage Tribute to Shakespeare

FSU/Asolo Conservatory students present "Macbeth" as a tribute to the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.

03/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

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"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Opens at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Month

Tarra Conner jones stars as Ma Rainey in Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's production of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

01/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Arts and Entertainment Guide

Your guide to Sarasota arts and entertainment.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Mr. Chatterbox

The New York Post's Michael Riedel is Coming to Town

New York Post theater critic Michael Riedel has penned a book about Broadway and its ups and downs.

10/30/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Remembering Roberta MacDonald

Bob Plunket remembers his dear friend, the indomitable Roberta MacDonald.

07/01/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Asolo Rep Announces 2015-16 Season

Sarasota's Asolo Rep announced its 2015-16 season earlier this week.

03/18/2015 By Kay Kipling

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SaraSolo2015 Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The festival celebrates the solo performer in a variety of art forms.

02/17/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Season Preview 2014-2015

From cutting-edge to classical, an insider's guide to the top tickets and talents of the coming year.

10/27/2014 By Kay Kipling

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A Preview of Ringling International Arts Festival 2014

Actor Christopher Lee Gibson explains how a radio drama/graphic novel mashup will entertain at RIAF.

09/30/2014 By Kay Kipling

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New York Post Theater Critic Michael Riedel Remembers Joan Rivers

New York post theater critic--and Sarasota Magazine contributing editor--Michael Riedel remembers Joan Rivers.

09/09/2014 By Sarasota Magazine

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The Asolo Rep 2014-15 Season

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Asolo Rep and FSU/Asolo Conservatory seasons.

03/19/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Asolo Repertory Theatre's Show Boat

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the Asolo Rep production of this classic musical.

11/18/2013 By Kay Kipling

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Go Inside Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Costume Shop

A look inside Sarasota's Asolo Rep costume shop.

11/01/2013 By Pam Daniel

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Catching the Rhythm: Choreographer Noah Racey

Choreographer Noah Racey's "Pulse" opens at Asolo Rep this month.

05/01/2013 By Kay Kipling