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Sweeney Todd

      The Manatee Players shine in this Sondheim favorite.   By Kay Kipling   Despite his long career, many awards and universal recognition in the theater world, Stephen Sondheim is still not everyone’s cup of tea. (I’ve seen audience members leave one of his shows at intermission.) Performers themselves tend to love his […]


Fire on the Mountain

    FST’s Fire on the Mountain burns brightly. By Kay Kipling   It may seem like a long way from the coal mines of Kentucky or Tennessee to the streets of downtown Sarasota, but Florida Studio Theatre’s production of Fire on the Mountain brings it all home to its audiences. By “it” I mean […]