Asolo Rep’s public programming allows community members to investigate the important social questions inherent in our plays. Join us for an array of programs designed to explore The American Character: where we came from, who we are, and what is important to us.
FAMILY DAY: 1776
The American Family Workshop and Matinee
Saturday, December 1, 1pm Workshop, 2pm Matinee
Join us for a special workshop for students and their families/mentors. Or attend the pre-performance celebration at 1pm for food, music, photos and more! Families can explore life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness with Asolo Rep all afternoon, and even receive a special discount to the performance!
Faces of Change: Clybourne Park
Friday, February 1, 8pm and Saturday, February 2, 2pm
Cook Theatre, FREE
Inspired by the themes of Clybourne Park, Faces of Change will explore how issues of change and race have affected Sarasota and Manatee communities. Residents from our neighborhoods make up the voices of this unique documentary-style production.
The Roles Women Play: The Heidi Chronicles
Monday, February 11, 7pm, Lobby, FSU/Asolo Center
How are women represented on stage and screen? How do these representations mirror our daily lives? This unique evening encompasses performances of monologues and scenes, as well as interactive activities that ask the audience to consider the roles women play in the world today.
Prices vary, for tickets, call the Box Office at 941-351-8000
For more information, call 941-35-19010 ext. 3306 or email: EDUCATION@ASOLO.ORG
Discussion Series: Connecting Great Artists to Great Audiences
An intimate discussion on the themes of the play. Every Tuesday during the rep season.
Meet the Actors
After select Sunday performances, join the cast for a special moderated talk-back.
The American Style: Exploring Mamet’s Language
A half-hour prior to every performance of Glengarry Glen Ross, discuss the style of David Mamet, and gain insight into the production.
Discussing Change: Clybourne Park
Immediately following every performance of Clybourne Park, a featured community figure will initiate a discussion of the play.
INSIDE ASOLO REP
A special, behind-the-scenes discussion series featuring the directors and creative artists from Asolo Rep’s dazzling productions. Get a “sneak peek” into the artistic process as it happens!
All panel discussions at 11:00 a.m. For Inside Asolo Rep tickets, please contact the box office.
Designing Women Boutique 2013 Evening Performing Arts Fall Series
Designing Women Boutique presents an Evening Performing Arts Series in 2013 - with a variety of local arts organizations and talent, all held in the conference rooms behind the lobby of DWB's shop at 1226 N. Tamiami Trail & 13th St., Sarasota.
The purpose of these events is to cross-market Sarasota's various arts organizations with DWB's supporters/shoppers; to draw awareness of the organizations to a wider audience. Each event evening will begin with hors d'oeuvres and 'private shopping' in the shop from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The events start at 6:30 and last 1-2 hours. Some organizations will continue with the film/;discussion format. Others will present live performances followed by discussion, or a combination of film/live performance or interactive session. Proceeds go to DWB’s annual Grant Program that supports Sarasota Arts & Human Services organizations.
October 30, 2013: Asolo Repertory Theatre: Michael Donald Edwards and Guest Artist
An exciting behind-the-scenes look at Asolo Rep’s 55th Season
$35 per event
6:30 p.m. at Designing Women Boutique
Light refreshments served
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