This powerful musical biography celebrates the life of actress and singer Ethel Waters. From abject poverty to Broadway and Hollywood stardom, Ethel Waters crossed racial barriers to become a legend. No matter what challenges she faced, music gave Waters strength, solace, and success. This is her remarkable story, filled with the greatest hits of a lifetime, including Stormy Weather, Sweet Georgia Brown, "This Joint is Jumpin,'" and Am I Blue?
Florida Studio Theatre Frequently Asked Questions
What shows are coming up next at Florida Studio Theatre
The Cottage (7/31-8/18)
That's Amore! (9/25-2/2)
Bright Star (11/6-1/3)
Deck the Halls: A Holly Jolly Holiday (11/30-12/28)
Handle with Care (12/11-3/8)
Tomás and the Library Lady (1/11-3/7)
Where is Florida Studio Theatre located?
Florida Studio Theatre is at 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL.
What shows have played recently at Florida Studio Theatre
Tomás and the Library Lady (1/11/20-3/7/20)
Handle with Care (12/11/19-3/8/20)
Deck the Halls: A Holly Jolly Holiday (11/30/19-12/28/19)
Bright Star (11/6/19-1/3/20)
That's Amore! (9/25/19-2/2/20)
The Cottage (7/31/19-8/18/19)
Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow (6/26/19-8/4/19)
Come Together: When the 60s Met the 70s (6/11/19-7/21/19)
The Marvelous Wonderettes (5/29/19-6/16/19)
What is the history of Florida Studio Theatre ?
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is Sarasota’s contemporary theatre. Founded in 1973, FST has grown to a village of five theatres located in the heart of Downtown, Sarasota. Each theatre is small in size and large in impact — providing intimate and engaging settings for high-quality, professional performances. Today, FST has established itself as a major force in American Theatre. FST is the largest subscription theatre in the state of Florida and among the largest in the country,* serving more than 230,000 live attendees each year across its diverse programs: Mainstage, Cabaret, Stage III, Children’s Theatre, FST School, New Play Development, and FST Improv.