The ’70s Are Back at FST

Get ready to get your groove on – we’re celebrating all things ‘70s, baby! It was the decade that brought us disco balls, go-go boots, macramé, the invention of Post-Its, and the very first Apple Computer. It was the decade that brought our troops home from Vietnam and brought on government distrust in the wake of Watergate. But the 1970s also brought us something more: … Continue reading The ’70s Are Back at FST

Sarasota Favorite, Jannie Jones, Returns to FST’s Cabaret

Though she lives in New York City, Jannie Jones is a staple of the Sarasota performing arts community. Jones has been featured in almost two dozen FST productions, including the powerful musical biography Ethel Waters: His Eye in on the Sparrow, the runaway Cabaret hit Blue Suede Shoes, and last season’s hit musical, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. This season, she brings the distinct music … Continue reading Sarasota Favorite, Jannie Jones, Returns to FST’s Cabaret

Artist Spotlight – Get to Know Michael James Byrne

Even though he was not alive during the 1970s, Michael James Bryne grew up listening to the decade’s biggest artists, from Carole King and Elton John to ABBA and Queen. Now, in FST’s latest music revue, The ’70s: More Than A Decade, Byrne gets to revisit the music that was always playing in his house when he was young. We sat down with Michael to … Continue reading Artist Spotlight – Get to Know Michael James Byrne