Sneak Peek

Asolo Rep Announces World Premiere Musical Knoxville

The creative team bringing James Agee's A Death in the Family to life includes Frank Galati, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

02/06/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Rhinoceros: Timely, Terrifying and Entertaining

The Ionesco classic of absurdism gets a rare and welcome staging here.

02/11/2018 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

World Premiere Beatsville Jazzes at Asolo Rep

The new musical delivers a lot of cool in its take on Roger Corman's Bucket of Blood.

05/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

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

Take a Sneak Peek at Asolo Rep's New Beatsville: The Beatnik Musical

Cast members and show creators took the stage at the Mertz Theatre to introduce this world premiere in the making.

04/11/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Little Foxes Hits All the Right Marks

Lillian Hellman's 1939 play about a greedy Southern family remains relevant and satisfying.

03/27/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Gary W. Sweetman

Review

Review: Manatee Players' Assassins

Tackling tough subject material with this Stephen Sondheim musical.

10/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Alabama Story

Arts editor Kay Kipling on this fact-based play.

04/11/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Disgraced

Arts editor Kay Kipling on the company's production of Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning play.

04/06/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's My Name Is Asher Lev

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this adaptation of the Chaim Potok novel.

03/16/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this adaptation of the 1967 film.

03/14/2016 By Kay Kipling

Theater Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Opens Laughing Matters

The latest in FST's lineup helps to celebrate 20 years of cabaret productions.

02/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Rep's Ah, Wilderness!

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this gentle Eugene O'Neill comedy.

01/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre Stage II's Sweeney Todd

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this macabre Stephen Sondheim musical.

01/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

WBTT's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the first in August Wilson's landmark play cycle.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Rep's Living on Love

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Joe DiPietro comedy.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Asolo Repertory Theatre's All the Way

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews "the LBJ play."

01/11/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Manatee Players' A Chorus Line

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the beloved dance musical.

01/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's The Liar

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this modern adaptation of the classic French farce.

12/31/2015 By Kay Kipling