3 reasons to see Opera Tampa’s Tosca at the Straz Center this weekend

Whether you're already an opera aficionado or are willing to experience the classic performing arts genre for the first time, there are three compelling reasons you should experiencing Opera Tampa's production.


5 reasons to see Good People at American Stage

American Stage's first full-scale production of the new season and the first in its In Search Of ... America play series, Good People delves into class differences and the struggle to make ends meet in South Boston. With a spoonful of salty-sweet humor, Good People makes an all-too-relevant examination of The American Dream — how much more does it have to... Continue Reading →

A closer look at the locally shot Waiting on Mary

Featured in the Sunscreen Film Festival on Sat., April 30, 12:15 p.m., Muvico Sundial 19 & IMAX, 151 Second Ave. N, Saint Petersburg. Glad to see that the Tampa Bay-shot feature film Waiting on Mary is making the rounds at the regional film festivals. The sweet dramedy by Dolphin in a Drum Productions features an all-star cast of local stage actors and... Continue Reading →

8 reasons to see Jobsite Theater’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Jobsite Theater continues a tradition of unconventional theater offerings with Christopher Durang's conventionally lauded Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play that is no less weirdly wonderful than Jobsite's other offerings. The farce by satirist Christopher Durang endeared Broadway for the same cynical and cathartic reasons  Iñárritu's Birdman won the Oscar... Continue Reading →

Broadway tour of Matilda the Musical brings the endearingly twisted wit of Roald Dahl to the Straz Center

The winner of four Tony Awards continues its run through Sunday. Review by Julie Garisto. Matilda the Musical, a Dickensian-lite tale of a young genius who uses the power of her mind to defy unfortunate circumstances, can be seen through Sunday at the Straz Center of Performing Arts in downtown Tampa. From its first note, the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's... Continue Reading →

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