Review

Walls of the Soul Divide in Urbanite Theatre's Dike

Hannah Benitez's new play centers on sisters on different sides.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Modern Works Festival Focuses on Plays by Women

The new festival takes place in early October and offers panels as well as staged readings.

09/24/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Confronting Life and Death with Urbanite Theatre's Wakey, Wakey

Will Eno's intimate play about a man facing his mortality is simple but eloquent.

08/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Incognito Enthralls

This Nick Payne play poses intriguing questions while telling some fascinating tales.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Coming Season Shines a Spotlight on New Plays

Each of the productions featured will be a regional premiere.

05/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Women Laughing Alone with Salad Serves Up a Messy Message

Sheila Callaghan's comedy-drama veers wildly in mood.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Northside Hollow Takes You Deep

Audiences will feel trapped inside a coal mine along with this drama's characters.

01/31/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Echoes Haunts with Two Dramatic Stories

Two women, decades apart, face harsh realities when they leave home on a mission.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre Takes a Compelling Journey with Pilgrims

This new work by Claire Kiechel offers challenges for cast and audience alike.

08/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Naming True Packs Lots of Emotion

The two-character play, set in a Florida motel room, is a world premiere.

06/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

New Shows, New Season for Urbanite Theatre

The downtown theater company continues to expand after initial success.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Evan Sigmund

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Bo-Nita Delivers Smart, Twisted Fun

Actress Terri Weagant takes on this one-woman show with zest.

04/03/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 30-April 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, a Whiskey Obsession Festival, La Musica and more.

03/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Ideation, a Comedy-Thriller, Takes Some Drastic Turns

Kay Kipling reviews the downtown theater's new production.

02/02/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Gladys Knight and Kenny Rogers at the Van Wezel, the Suncoast Blues Festival and more.

01/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Urbanite Theatre's My Barking Dog

This regional premiere offers a strange but affecting story of two city dwellers looking for something wild.

11/14/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ryan Finzelber

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 10-16

Chalk Festival, a sandcastle classic, Sarasota MOD Weekend and lots, lots more.

11/10/2016 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Urbanite Theatre

John Pirman sketches downtown Sarasota's sleek Urbanite Theatre.

10/26/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Review

Urbanite Theatre Presents a Touching Breadcrumbs

The two-actor play by Jennifer Haley enters the frightening world of memory loss.

08/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 11-17

Jaws screening kicks off Shark Days at Mote, free back-to-school bash at Jungle Gardens, and more.

08/11/2016 By Ilene Denton