Urbanite Theatre's Westminster Is a Dark Comedy With Bite

The surprise gift of a canine reveals society's fault lines in this new play.

04/01/2024 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre Imagines Shakespeare's Sister with Judith

The world premiere play asks us to consider the what-ifs of gender, love and ambition, past and present.

01/08/2024 By Kay Kipling

Listening to Black Voices

Travis Ray on Family, Theater and the Dream That Led Him to Found Dapper Bowtique

"Our world needs real conversations, without anger, that allow us to get on the same page."

11/06/2023 By Heather Dunhill


Urbanite Theatre Asks You to Listen to The Sound Inside

Adam Rapp's two-hander centers on a professor, a student and the act of writing.

10/21/2023 By Kay Kipling


Review: Urbanite Theatre Hits Hard With That Must Be the Entrance to Heaven

The world premiere follows the struggles of four Latino boxers, inside and outside the ring.

06/12/2023 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre Tells a Soldier's Story with Backwards Forwards Back

The one-actor show is part of a rolling world premiere for playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger.

03/28/2023 By Kay Kipling


Texts Tell a Tale in Urbanite Theatre's The Burdens

Matt Schatz's two-character play is often LOL funny, but there's emotion behind it.

10/31/2022 By Kay Kipling

Back Story

A Show at Urbanite Theatre Looks at Mickey Rooney's Role in Breakfast at Tiffany's

Actor-writer J. Elijah Cho explores how Rooney's portrayal of an Asian character reverberates.

08/24/2022 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre Announces a Season of New Work

The schedule includes two world premieres and a range of comedy and drama.

08/10/2022 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre's Athena Fences with Friendship

The show centers on two young women in training for competition, and for life.

07/07/2022 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre's A Skeptic and a Bruja Aims for Chills and Thrills

It's a ghost story with multiple tales of haunting.

04/03/2022 By Kay Kipling


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


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


Urbanite Theatre's Safe House: Can You Solve the Mystery?

A new interactive work springs up out of pandemic-enforced necessity.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 14-20

Embracing Our Differences kicks off at Bayfront Park, concerts outdoors and in, Urbanite Theatre returns with a play reading and more.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling


Urbanite Theatre Announces 2021 Season

Outdoor play readings and virtual experiences are on the horizon.

12/21/2020 By Kay Kipling