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03/19/2014

The Asolo Rep 2014-15 Season

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Asolo Rep and FSU/Asolo Conservatory seasons.

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11/18/2013

Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Show Boat

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the Asolo Rep production of this classic musical.

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01/21/2013

Theater Review: “The Heidi Chronicles”

By Kay Kipling Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles, about art historian Heidi Holland coming of age from the 1960s to the 1980s, touched a chord with many viewers when it first bowed in the late 1980s—and took home both a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize, too. With its often funny, often touching look at the […]

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01/18/2013

Theater Review: “Anything Goes”

By Kay Kipling If the production of Anything Goes currently onstage at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre seems a little different from the way you remember it, don’t worry. This Cole Porter musical has undergone a number of changes since it first bowed in 1934—a shifting around of songs and relationships, a rewriting of some […]

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01/14/2013

Theater Review: Asolo Rep’s “Glengarry Glen Ross”

By Kay Kipling It’s certainly no coincidence that the music leading us into the curtain rise for the Asolo Rep‘s Glengarry Glen Ross is jazz. The dialogue between the characters of this David Mamet play comes off like jazz; it’s as if these people are improvising, riffing off what one of them says and bouncing […]

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01/7/2013

Theater Review: Asolo Rep’s “You Can’t Take it With You”

By Kay Kipling For a company like Asolo Rep, the Kaufman and Hart classic You Can’t Take It With You is a perfect marriage. With its repertory acting troupe and FSU/Asolo Conservatory cast members, a large ensemble piece like this one, filled with diversely eccentric characters, allows the Asolo to truly deliver on all of […]

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