Preview

Venice Theatre Heats Up with Summer Cabaret Festival

A wide variety of styles and stars onstage all summer long.

06/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Theatre's 2017-18 Season Celebrates American Experience

In three different series, the productions range from Steinbeck to Shakespeare and beyond.

05/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Venice Theatre's Stage II's Frost/Nixon

Peter Morgan's play gets a first-time area production in an intimate setting.

01/20/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Renee McVety

Review

Venice Theatre's Billy Elliot The Musical

The theater tackles a demanding but potentially entertaining dance musical.

11/10/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Renee McVety

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Aug. 18-24

Splash Bash at the Y, Mote’s Fins & Fun Family Festival, One Night Rodeo at the White Buffalo Saloon and more.

08/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do July 7-13

The Odd Couple meets Pulp Fiction in The Roommate at FST; a Florida artists exhibit at Art Center Sarasota and more.

07/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Venice Theatre Summer Cabaret Festival Puts Variety On Stage

Area performers create their own shows with music from Broadway to jazz to rock and more.

06/24/2016 By Kay Kipling

V-Day Cheat Sheet

What to Do for Valentine's Day in Sarasota

A handy guide to Valentine's Day in Sarasota for every type of personality.

02/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Venice Theatre Stage II's Sweeney Todd

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this macabre Stephen Sondheim musical.

01/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Noises Off

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Michael Frayn farce.

01/13/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Hair

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the original counterculture musical.

11/10/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre Stage II's The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this dark Martin McDonagh comedy-drama.

11/06/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's The Miracle Worker

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this true-life drama.

05/06/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Stage II Next to Normal

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this emotional musical.

04/10/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Mary Poppins

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the musical version of P.L. Travers' stories.

02/23/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Stage II's By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this Lynn Nottage comedy.

01/14/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre's Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this rock 'n' roll musical.

01/07/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Venice Theatre Stage II's God of Carnage

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this barbed comedy by Yasmina Reza.

11/14/2014 By Kay Kipling

Article

Review: Venice Theatre's "The Full Monty"

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this revealing musical.

11/05/2014 By Kay Kipling