Review

Urbanite Theatre's The Smuggler Both Charms and Chills

This one-man play about an Irish immigrant trying to make it in America is a dark comedy with teeth.

01/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Health care

CAN Community Health Partners With Arts Groups for World AIDS Day Events

World AIDS Day takes place every Dec. 1.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's At The Wake of a Dead Drag Queen Mixes Humor and Loss

Terry Guest's two-character play welcomes Urbanite audiences back to the theater with heart.

10/31/2021 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Ready to Play Again

Urbanite Theatre: New Season, New Goals

The downtown theater company plans a four-show season, along with a fund-raising campaign and some new ways of doing business.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 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

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

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

Preview

Urbanite Theatre Announces Second Season

After a strong first-year outing, the downtown theater company returns with five regional premieres.

05/17/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's The Drowning Girls

Revisiting the infamous Brides in the Bath murders in a compelling new play.

04/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 9 Things to Do: April 21-27

Beatnik bongo jazz at Fogartyville, previews begin for the Asolo Rep’s Josephine, comedian Brian Regan at the Van Wezel and more.

04/21/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Urbanite Theatre's Lungs

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this intimate comedy-drama.

12/07/2015 By Kay Kipling