Venice Theatreâ€™s â€œHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Tryingâ€ opened Tuesday, Nov. 6. The show about a window washer named Finch (played by Jason Ellis) moving his way from the mailroom to his own executive office with his own â€œsec-a-ra-tary.â€ All it takes itâ€™s a little kissing up to the the big guy, J.B. Biggley (played by Timothy J. Fitzgerald).
The production was directed and choreographed by Brad Wages. Two members of the Observer Staff were in the production. Digital Fulfillment Specialist Danae DeShazer played a voluptuous Hedy LaRue. And Pelican Press News Editor Alex Mahadevan played a Businessman.
Black Tie spends the day getting wined and dined at Wine, Women & Shoes.
Philanthropist Ulla Searing was well-known for her patronage of the arts, but her life was shaded with many colorful stories.
Three Sarasotans portray delegates in Asolo Repâ€™s season opener, '1776,' a musical play about the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The opening night audience of FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training's first play of the season doth not protest, but rather, finds Shakespeare's romantic doppelganger of mistaken identity to be a sterling choice for a showcase of student talent.
Brace for impact. In director Robert Zemeckis' new film, "Flight," passengers' worst fears are realized. An experienced pilot crash lands a plane, saving nearly everyone on board. The catch is, he was drunk at the time.
Enthusiasm is catching, and when you mix it with real talent, you have a combination that sets spirits thrumming.