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Photo Flash: First Look At BRIGHT STAR At Florida Studio Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At BRIGHT STAR At Florida Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre presents Bright Star, the five-time Tony-nominated musical and winner of the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical.Bright Star tells an inspiring story of forbidden love, betrayal, and the power of compassion.

'Heal The Music Day' Raises More Than $400,000 For Music Health Alliance Photo 'Heal The Music Day' Raises More Than $400,000 For Music Health Alliance
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Led by multi-platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley, 2019's 3rd annual a?oeHeal The Music Daya?? raised over $400,000 for Music Health Alliance (MHA). Entirely funded through grants and individual and corporate donations, a?oeHeal The Music Daya?? highlights the music community's efforts to provide financial support for the non-profit's critical and life-saving free services.

BRIGHT STAR Opens Florida Studio Theatre's 2019-2020 Mainstage Season Photo BRIGHT STAR Opens Florida Studio Theatre's 2019-2020 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) opens its 46th Winter Mainstage Season with the Florida Premiere of the uplifting, five-time Tony-nominated musical, Bright Star. Called a?oeA shining achievementa?? by The New York Times, Bright Star tells a story of love and forgiveness set against the vibrant backdrop of the American South in the 1940s. With Music, Book, and Story by Steve Martin and Music, Lyrics, and Story by Edie Brickell, Bright Star will run in FST's Gompertz Theatre starting November 6.

Rocky Mountain Rep Presents ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Photo Rocky Mountain Rep Presents ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

a?oeCome on in (and sit right down)a?? as Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre opens Alwaysa??Patsy Cline beginning Friday August 30, at 8:00pm. Alwaysa??Patsy Cline tells the true story of a friendship that developed between Patsy Cline and Louise Seger. Featuring alumnae Meredith Jones as Patsy Cline and Suzanna Champion as Louise a?" Rocky Mountain Rep audiences are in for a treat!

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Florida Studio Theatre Where the Good Times  Photo BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Florida Studio Theatre Where the Good Times Roll
by Jacob Ruscoe - Jun 18, 2019

I think many of us go to the theatre to be entertained. We desire to escape our daily reality, and be whisked away to someone else's world - a place that can be carefree and full of joy. Musicals take on many forms and The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing at Florida Studio Theatre under the direction of Jason Cannon. succeeds in providing its audience with a worry-free stroll down memory lane.

FST Opens 4th Week Of Performances Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo FST Opens 4th Week Of Performances Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its 29th Summer Mainstage Season with The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, an Off-Broadway hit that takes audiences on a fun-filled trip down memory lane. This upbeat musical opens on Springfield High's prom in 1958, which has unexpectedly lost its musical act. To save the night, four female friends-Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy-take the stage to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. The Marvelous Wonderettes starts May 29 in FST's Gompertz Theatre.

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Opens FST's 2019 Summer Mainstage Season Photo THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Opens FST's 2019 Summer Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its 29th Summer Mainstage Season with The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, an Off-Broadway hit that takes audiences on a fun-filled trip down memory lane. This upbeat musical opens on Springfield High's prom in 1958, which has unexpectedly lost its musical act. To save the night, four female friends-Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy-take the stage to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. The Marvelous Wonderettes starts May 29 in FST's Gompertz Theatre.

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Sarasota Awards! Photo Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Sarasota Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Sarasota Awards! Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Sarasota Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Sarasota Awards! Photo Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Sarasota Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BWW Sarasota Awards; EVITA Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For The 2018 BWW Sarasota Awards; EVITA Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards; INCOGNITO Leads Best Play! Photo Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards; INCOGNITO Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Florida Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Florida Studio Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 18, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre Goes Country With Brilliant Performance of Always...Patsy Cline

FST Announces Its Second Extension Of ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Photo FST Announces Its Second Extension Of ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Due to tremendous audience response, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the second extension of its first Mainstage production of the Summer Season, Always…Patsy Cline, mere days after it opened. This musical, which Sarasota Magazine calls "Perennially popular," celebrates Patsy Cline and her music's staying power.

Florida Studio Theatre Extends ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Photo Florida Studio Theatre Extends ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Due to audience demand, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the extension of its first Mainstage production of the Summer Season, Always…Patsy Cline, before it opens on June 1. This musical, which the New York Times has called "Groundbreaking" and "Heartfelt," is a touching tribute to Patsy Cline and her enduring music. Always…Patsy Cline was an Off-Broadway hit and has been met with love and box office success wherever it has been produced. Now extended through June 24, Always…Patsy Cline is part of a 3-show Summer Mainstage subscription package, which can be purchased for as little as $39

FST's 28th Summer Mainstage Season Opens with ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Photo FST's 28th Summer Mainstage Season Opens with ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) kicks off its 28th Summer Mainstage Season with Always…Patsy Cline, a musical homage to the legendary country music icon. Always…Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley is a tribute to Cline's perseverance and the power of music to connect us all. Always…Patsy Cline is part of a 3-show Summer Mainstage subscription package, which can be purchased for as little as $39.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Serenbe's ROBIN HOOD Leads as Best Ne Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Serenbe's ROBIN HOOD Leads as Best New Work!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Florida Studio Theatre Breaks Ground on Kretzmer Artist Housing Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

On October 26, 2016 Florida Studio Theatre officially broke ground on the Kretzmer Artist Housing Project located on Cohen Way in the growing Rosemary District. In its completion, there will be five new townhouses built to help fill the pressing need for quality housing that is safe, accessible, and within close proximity to downtown.

FST's 2016-17 Winter Cabaret Season Begins
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

FST's 2016-17 Winter Cabaret season begins with the musical revue Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves, highlighting some of the most beloved female solo singers of the last four decades.

BWW Reviews: VANITIES Has Regional Premiere at Theatre Raleigh
by Larisa Mount - May 22, 2014

Opening the 2014 season at Theatre Raleigh's Hot Summer Nights is Vanities, a musical which bowed Off-Broadway in 2009. Featuring three talented actresses, a heartfelt story, and interesting music, it's a great kick-off to what promises to be an awesome summer of theater.

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