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Sarasota Improv Festival

Florida Studio Theatre’s second annual Sarasota Improv Festival got off to a high-energy start Friday night, with FST playing host to a number of improv troupes from around the country at the company’s Goldstein Cabaret. The festival, which also offers some classes and workshops during its two-day run, was kicked off by FST’s own improv […]


The Drawer Boy

    By Kay Kipling   Some viewers may find the opening scenes of Michael Healey’s The Drawer Boy, now onstage at the Cook Theatre in a Banyan Theater production, a bit too slow and low-key for their tastes. But the quiet, measured pacing and atmosphere of this play are quite intentional; it’s one that […]


Family Secrets

Family Secrets, now playing at Florida Studio Theatre’s Gompertz Theatre, was a long-running hit for playwright-actress Sherry Glaser off-Broadway—in fact, the longest-running one-woman show in its history. There has to be a reason for that; and for most audience members, it will probably be in the familiarity of the characters portrayed: distinctively Jewish, yet still […]