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Jay Handelman


Theatre Review: Theatre Odyssey takes a short look at life in 10-Minute Play Festival

Sarasota area writers take only a few minutes to tell some intriguing and curious stories… Read more »


Behind the Scenes: Conservatory grads face the battlefield of show biz

A new group of actors takes different approaches to pursuing their careers… Read more »

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Theater Review: Promising 'Luck be a Lady' at Asolo Rep

A little more “Heart and Soul” is needed in new musical built around Frank Loesser favorites… Read more »

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Theater Review: Lots of laughs with 'Monty Python's Spamalot'

Manatee Players end season on a funny note…. Read more »

'Oh Mama!' Love is in bloom at Lemon Bay Playhouse

Cranky seniors make a connection in Reginald Denham’s “Oh Mama! No, Papa!”… Read more »


Venice Theatre shares story of 'The Miracle Worker'

William Gibson’s play shares how the deaf and blind Helen Keller learned to communicate.
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'Spamalot' clip-clops its way to Manatee Players

Musical is based on the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”… Read more »

Ben Vereen begins auditions for 'Hair' at Venice Theatre

Tony winner will stage community theater’s production of the tribal rock musical… Read more »


'Paris,' 'Fun Home,' 'Skylight' and 'Wolf Hall' lead 2015 Tony nominations

Tommy Tune, composer Stephen Schwartz and ‘Hedwig’ creator John Cameron Mitchell receive special honors…. Read more »

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Theater Review: American Stage hits some 'Heights' with outdoor musical

A vibrant production of “In the Heights” offers fun and thought at Demens Landing… Read more »


Baby Wants Candy featured at expanded Sarasota Improv Festival

Summer comedy festival will grow to three nights in July at Florida Studio Theatre… Read more »

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Theatre Odyssey marks 10 years of 10-Minute Plays

Company hopes to expand its reach and production style in coming years…. Read more »

Theater Review: 'You Should Be So Lucky' offers few laughs at Players Theatre

Charles Busch takes a scattershot approach to storytelling in season-closing comedy… Read more »


Behind the Scenes: Giving thanks for a great career

An emotional honor at the Community Video Archives Luncheon… Read more »

Venice Theatre extends 'Next to Normal'

Tony-winner gets two extra performances… Read more »

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