Bonnie Silvestri writes that she is more convinced than ever that arts organizations must collaborate in order to continue to enthrall 21st century audiences. The Sarasota Ballet’s production of La Fille mal Gardée was a beautiful integration of theatricality, lavish scenery and costumes, and most importantly, live music performed by the Sarasota Orchestra.Read more ›
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A night at the theater can occasionally feel more complicated than it’s worth with a two-year-old at home, and Bonnie Silvestri’s Sunday night at the ballet was almost one such evening. Bonnie writes she’ll remember this performance should she ever hesitate to repeat the excursion.Read more ›
The Ringling’s Associate Director of Programming Dwight Currie says it’s ” … very first and foremost, an expression of, just an explosion of a new renaissance in the creative use of language, and gesture, and character and emotion, situation, new music, new media and musicality, in this new work that is being created.”Read more ›
Follow Clara’s dream in this world premiere of Sarasota’s unique production of The Nutcracker that entwines Hoffmann’s original story with Sarasota’s own hometown classic: the circus.Read more ›
Since its inaugural year in 2009, the Ringling International Arts Festival has never been one to cut any corners when it comes to style and pizzazz, and Wednesday’s RIAF Inspires Opening Night event had no trouble meeting the standards set by its forbearers: RIAF put on the Ritz to set the tone for what promises to be yet another unforgettable festival. As the sun began to dip below the horizon at the Ringling estate, the fourth annual Ringling International Arts Festival celebrated its kickoff with a glamorous cocktail reception on the grounds of the [...]Read more ›
They tease and tantalize and they flirt and prance; they sew and sew and sew… And oh, how they dance! It may sound like the opening lines from an entry in Dr. Seuss’ private little black book, but this is actually a partial summary of the job description belonging to freelance burlesque agents, Maid Mosephine (Erin Murphy) and Mademoiselle Rowdy Pants (Mariel Purdon). (…Okay, it was also an excuse to scratch “Writing a Dr. Seuss-inspired lede” from my journalistic bucket list, but ladies, I really think you should consider including that [...]Read more ›