Sarasota Theatre Newsroom

The latest news on live theatre in Sarasota.

Embracing Our Differences and Sarasota Art Museum Present EMBRACING KINDNESS Art Exhibition
by A.A. Cristi - September 28, 2023

Embracing Our Differences and Sarasota Art Museum present 'Embracing Kindness,' featuring artwork selected from EOD exhibits from the past 20 years: Opens October 21.

HERMITAGE SUNSETS @ BENDERSON PARK Kicks Off 2023-2024 Season with Terry Guest and James Anthony Tyler
by A.A. Cristi - September 28, 2023

The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces a newly developed partnership with Nathan Benderson Park as a part of the Hermitage's 2023-2024 season. Expanding on the success of the Hermitage programming at Selby Gardens and other venues throughout the region, the new “Hermitage Sunsets @ Benderson Park” series launches this year following a popular Hermitage program at the park last season.

Nominations Open For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards
by BWW Awards - September 28, 2023

Nominations are now open for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards. The 2023 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

Tickets on Sale For Creative Liberties' GAZE & GRAZE
by Stephi Wild - September 28, 2023

Limited tickets are on sale now for Gaze & Graze, a progressive dinner and gallery tour, Friday, October 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. Learn more about the event and find out how to get tickets here!

EnsembleNewSRQ's Season Opens With BEYOND THE VEIL On October 23
by A.A. Cristi - September 27, 2023

ensembleNEWSRQ (enSRQ), the innovative chamber music ensemble, opens its eighth season with “Beyond the Veil,” an ethereal glimpse into the world beyond, with haunting works for string quartet and piano from some of the brightest new voices in music.

Sarasota Orchestra Performs STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE IN CONCERT in October
by Stephi Wild - September 27, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra will present Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert featuring a screening of the complete film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to film. The concert will be led by conductor Susie Seiter. Learn more about the concert and find out how to get tickets here!

Florida Studio Theatre Improv Announces Fall Season Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - September 26, 2023

FST Improv announces its fall season lineup featuring performances such as 'Out of Bounds,' 'It's A Blunderful Life,' and 'To Die For.' Tickets are now on sale at

Shop THE WIZ Merch and Souvenirs in Our Theatre Shop!
by HaleyJane Rose - September 26, 2023

Shop merch and souvenirs from The Wiz in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop! Take a look at items including the News Tambourine, the Lion Plush, the Hair Pick Ornament, and more below.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 2023-2024 Season Opens With ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Stephi Wild - September 25, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will open its 24th season with “Once On This Island.” Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!

The Perlman Music Program Suncoast Announces 2023-2024 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - September 23, 2023

The Perlman Music Program Suncoast has announced its dynamic 2023-2024 season, celebrating 20 years of the PMP Winter Residency. Season events include performances by PMP Alumni: Tobias Quartet on November 15 and Punchline Quartet on February 12.

by Blair Ingenthron - September 23, 2023

This exhibition is a retrospective of 34 broadsides (one-sided prints and posters) created by artists and poets collaborating via the local non-profit, Art in Common Places (AICP).


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