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'The Music of the Night.' Amazing!

The show, written by superstar, powerhouse singer, and performer Kimberly Hawkey is brilliant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boulder, Colorado
One Complaint, 737 Seating, Like in 737, the Plane

At least in the Keating theater, it feels like the economy section of a typical-sadly-airliner... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is one of the major cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region, bringing the best in Contemporary plays, musicals, and comedy to the Sarasota community since 1973. An professional regional theatre, the FST campus is a...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The show, written by superstar, powerhouse singer, and performer Kimberly Hawkey is brilliant, upbeat, and fun to see. Kim leads a group of 5 musicians on a trip through Broadway shows, ending with a jazzy finale. Don't miss this show -- you'll love it and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At least in the Keating theater, it feels like the economy section of a typical-sadly-airliner. The play itself, while zany, was as advertised, just that, “zany,” so you got what you expected, and that was fine. Probably go back. But only if they have aisle...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We do summer and winter both theater and caberet. How they manage to constantly produce first rate performances amazes us. Sure we get a dud now and then. But if we leave at intermission we are not out a lot of money. Some of the...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We have season tickets for the Cabaret series which we really enjoy. Went to see this performance of Patsy Cline and if not for the second story, would have been just OK

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a truly exceptional evening that included a world class menu and service. The musical show Blue Suede Shoes was the main attraction. The performers were world class and exceptionally talented and entertaining. This emotional performance was one that took us back to the...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Saw Blue Suede Shoes, a very popular 'held over" show. The show, performers were as good as any program I've seen at FST in the past 10 years. The disappointment was sitting upstairs. Visual was limited which for a musical event, I could live with....More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We've been here several times and enjoyed it each time. Last night we went to the Browne's Lab Theater for "Things they Carried". The play was excellent, the theater charming, and the dinner, which you can eat in the theater, was good. It was an...More

Thank Schuyler5
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Powerful, energetic performance. Held over for good reasons. Had different seat tonight, great. This was a show we had scheduled for a Sunday which was canceled because of illness

Thank golf076
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This place just gets larger every year. There are now 5 separate stages in this complex. Each has its own show. Seats are comfortable, productions are professional. Definitely worth going to. Try it! Parking can be an issue.

Thank retirededward
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Florida Studio theaters are in the downtown area of Sarasota and easily accessible from nearby towns. The variety of productions is amazing. I have seen numerous moving plays well acted, unusual and entertaining improv comedy shows, and even a poetry presentation by a past US...More

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Not that I know of, but I always wear slacks and a golf shirt. Call them and ask!
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Lots of parking in the area on side streets.
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Seldom are seats available except single seats.