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

Smash Season

Urbanite Theatre Envisions Its Future in Sarasota

Brendan Ragan and Summer Dawn Wallace, co-artistic directors of Urbanite Theatre, have been “blown away” by the support in their first year.

07/29/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre Explores Teen Issues in Dry Land

The play by Ruby Rae Spiegel centers on high schoolers struggling with major problems.

06/27/2016 By Kay Kipling