Review

Urbanite Theatre's Scorch Packs a Big Punch in Just 60 Minutes

Stacey Gregg's play about a gender-curious teen in trouble has an impact you might not anticipate.

07/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

The Niceties Turns Up the Heat at Urbanite Theatre

A teacher-student conference stirs lots of emotions in Eleanor Burgess' two-character play.

06/09/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Urbanite Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season

As always, new works and new voices in theater will be presented.

04/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's In A Word Mingles Comedy and Tragedy with an Unusual Approach

Lauren Yee's play about the aftermath of a child's disappearance is sometimes surreal.

03/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Apples in Winter Serves Up a Touching Story

Actress Roxanne Fay holds us throughout with her honesty in this one-woman show.

01/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

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