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The Next Act for Florida Studio Theatre

The Next Act for Florida Studio Theatre

Florida Studio Theatre will celebrate the grand opening of the Gompertz Theatre Nov. 29 with “The Next Act Gala.” The theme of the event is ‘Reflecting on Theatre Past and Future’ and will celebrate FST’s 39 years of contemporary work. The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with pre-show cocktails in the Israeloff Lobby of […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts | Read More »

Renovated Gompertz Theatre hosts FST’s third show of season

Renovated Gompertz Theatre hosts FST’s third show of season

Longboat Key News was invited Tuesday, Aug. 3 to a sneak peek of the Gompertz.

August 18, 2012 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Florida Studio Theatre lays cornerstone for Hegner wing

Florida Studio Theatre lays cornerstone for Hegner wing

Florida Studio Theatre’s staff and supporters gathered April 16 to unveil the cornerstone on the Hegner Theatre Wing, part of the New Gompertz Theatre capital improvement campaign that includes renovating the 6,000-square-foot Gompertz Theatre and constructing an 18,000-square-foot addition with two new theatre spaces. Artistic Director Richard Hopkins, Associate Director Kate Alexander, Managing Director Rebecca […]

May 5, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

‘Shake, Rattle, and Roll!’

‘Shake, Rattle, and Roll!’

“Shake, Rattle, and Roll!” from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday through March 25. Fifty years after “the day the music died,” the influence of the early boppers lives on. This show pays tribute to the talents of Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins, Ritchie Valens and many more, with hits like “Peggy Sue,” “La […]

January 6, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

‘The Last Romance’

‘The Last Romance’

“The Last Romance” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. When Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk, he has embarked on the trip of a lifetime. This play is a heart-warming comedy about the power of love, one that leads to second chances and new romances. Florida Studio Theatre’s Keating Theatre, […]

December 31, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Key Events | Read More »

‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’

‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’

Florida Studio Theatre will open the second Cabaret show of the season, “Shake, Rattle & Roll,” Jan. 4 in the Goldstein Cabaret in downtown Sarasota at 1241 North Palm Ave. “Shake, Rattle & Roll” is a tribute to the birth of rock music and the legends of Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, the Everly […]

December 24, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

‘Winter Blunderland’

‘Winter Blunderland’

“Winter Blunderland” is a completely different and dynamic form of improvisation — each week the cast will create a new play, completely unscripted and made up on the spot. The performers will take you on a dramatic journey from first audition, to rehearsal, to opening night of the improvised play. Tuesday nights through December at […]

November 26, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

‘Just Desserts’ served up next weekend

‘Just Desserts’ served up next weekend

“Just Desserts” opens in the Gomperty Theatre Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. and will run for five weeks on Saturday nights. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org or by call the box office at (941) 366-9000. Actors and directors are all competing against each other in an effort to win the […]

September 23, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

‘The Savannah Disputation’

‘The Savannah Disputation’

  “The Savannah Disputation” is a theological showdown of faith and belief. The Catholic faith of two elderly sisters is rocked after a visit from a young evangelist. To fight back, the women invite the missionary and their unsuspecting parish priest to a truly devilish dinner party, where they stage a theological showdown in this […]

August 5, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Theater: ‘Our Son’s Wedding’

Theater: ‘Our Son’s Wedding’

Florida Studio Theatre presents “Our Son’s Wedding,” a great family comedy where the past meets the present. 1241 North Palm Ave., Sarasota, in the Gompertz Theatre July 6 through Aug. 7. An Italian-American plumber and his wife arrive at their son’s wedding — to another man! Complications ignite in a humorous story of a family […]

July 5, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »