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“Cabaret "The Wanderers"”

Florida Studio Theatre
Ranked #28 of 143 things to do in Sarasota
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Owner description: 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 village of five theatres - the historic Keating and Gompertz Theatres,the Parisian style Goldstein Cabaret and John C. Court Cabaret, and Bowne's Lab Theatre. Near the Sarasota bayfront, FST brings an energy and vitality to the downtown area. Each theatre is small in size and large in impact - providing an intimate and engaging setting for high-quality, professional performances. Hip and historical, entertaining and challenging,where everyone is welcome to come and engage in the art of theatre. FST has modeled itself on the strength of creating the best in contemporary theatre at an affordable price. Overall, FST serves over 200,000 attendees per year through its six major programs: the Mainstage Series, the Cabaret Series, the Stage III series, WRITE A PLAY, Education, and New Play Development.
Sarasota, Florida
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“Cabaret "The Wanderers"”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

What a fun evening! It was a feel good night with some very talented young men singing 50's & 60's music. Hip swinging, clapping , laughing & even singing along fun . Although we seemed to be among the youngest there (40's) I truly believe our kiddos would love this show (Teens-20's). It's a very small theater which seems to sell out quickly at least the prime seats so once we were educated by some of the locals that have season passes ( this is the way to go $$ and for seat choice) we signed up for two more shows at half the price for our one time show, success!!! You can go an hour before the show for dinner if you choose which we might do next time. I'll let you know my thoughts on the food when I partake ;-)

Visited November 2012
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“Florida Studio Theatre, Cabaret”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

The first musical of the season, "The Wanderers," was totally terrific! Very professional, as are all of their presentations. The ticket prices are very modest, and if you choose to eat at the cabaret theatre during the one hour before the musical begins, you will find that the food prices are reasonable and the food is satisfying.

Visited November 2012
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Prince Frederick, MD
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“Wonderful; you will want to go again and again and again”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre has consistently good perrformances and amazingly low prices. That explains why it is always full to capacity. The current performance of Smokey Joe's Cafe (the 1st of 4 shows for the fall/winter season) provides a rousing, amazing, and fun evening. I find that most of FST's shows make me want to go back and see them again. If you are in the Sarasota area and can get tickets to an FST Main Stage performance, don't miss it.

Visited November 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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“Smokey Joe's Cafe--outstanding!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

all that talent--singing, dancing and the musicians and the costuming and the sets!! imaginative, classy, entertainment of the highest caliber. FST has outdone itself again! (as it often does)

Visited November 2012
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Longboat Key, Florida
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“Smokey Joe's Cafe”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed the show. Singing was right on and the choreography was very much in key with the period of the music. Costumes and staging were a big enhancement to the songs. The band was terrific and backed up the singers perfectly, not overwhelming them (as some bands unfortunately do).
All in all, a great time.

Visited November 2012
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