Preview

The Sarasota Ballet Announces Its 2019-20 Season

The season is a mix of company premieres, new works and returning favorites.

9:58am By Kay Kipling

Preview

Dog Days Theatre Offers Comedies This Summer

The third season for the summer company presents two shows not seen here before.

05/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Manatee Players' 2019-20 Season Line-Up Promises Some Big Shows

Among them: Titanic, West Side Story and Matilda, the Musical.

05/09/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Summer Sizzlers Heat Up the Stage at the Players Centre for Performing Arts

Expect comedy--and some music--tonight.

05/07/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Serves Up a Satisfying Sweeney Todd

Horrific, comic and tragic, this Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical is as compelling as ever.

05/05/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Selby Gardens Announces Its 2020 Exhibition

The gardens will partner with the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg to present botanically themed works by Salvador Dali.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Milk Run

New Events Highlight This Year’s Harvey Milk Festival

The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota 2019

Our Editors' Picks for the Best New Restaurants, Shopping and Services in Sarasota-Manatee

We celebrate the best in dining, shopping, the arts and attractions.

04/30/2019 By Susan Burns, Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Kay Kipling, Ilene Denton, and Giulia Heyward

History

Flashback: Nokomis Beach Pavilion

Sarasota County’s first beach pavilion was built in 1954.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Fresh Blood

Asolo Rep’s Staging of Sweeney Todd Employs an Innovative New Approach

“These are complex psychological characters,” says director Peter Rothstein.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Reveals Its Summer Season

Get ready for cabaret revues, comedy and more.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Theatre's Razzle-Dazzle 2019-20 Season

The musical Chicago is a new addition to the theater's previously announced lineup.

04/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Meet Artist Antonio Carreno at the Sarasota Trading Company

An event April 26 showcases the work of the abstract artist.

04/16/2019 By Kay Kipling

Celebrating 100 Years

The Suffragist Project Launch Party Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote

The bi-county project will celebrate the milestone in a variety of ways.

04/16/2019 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up with World Premiere and Awards

Greg Kinnear's directorial debut followed the presentation of awards to Blythe Danner and Anne Heche.

04/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Wednesday's Child: A Murder Mystery and More

Mark St. Germain's world premiere play deals with where the urge to procreate can lead us.

04/12/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Romps Through an Outdoor As You Like It

The Selby Gardens setting is a natural for Shakespeare's romantic comedy, filled with physicality.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Sarasota Film Festival: Making Montgomery Clift

A documentary by the late actor's nephew offers some new insights into the man and his work.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Iconic Sailor Circus Arena Opens with Grand New Renovation

The venerable building on Bahia Vista Street now boasts expanded space, new lighting—and air conditioning.

04/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Women Playwrights the Focus at Florida Studio Theatre

New works by four female voices are given staged readings at FST in the next few weeks.

04/09/2019 By Kay Kipling