Stage III

Production dates: March 21, 2018 – April 8, 2018 in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

Panel date: Monday, March 26, 2018 (5:00pm-6:00pm) in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

The Story:

Based on the literary classic, The Things They Carried is the powerful telling of Tim O’Brien’s personal journey from his innocent years in rural Minnesota to the jungles of Vietnam. A one-person tour-de-force, this play explores the lines between truth and reality as fact and fiction blur in this unforgettable soldier’s journey.

The Forum: 

SARASOTA — One of the most devastating moments in “The Things They Carried,” the Vietnam war play running at Florida Studio Theatre through April 13, unfolds when the narrator of Tim O’Brien’s autobiographical novel fields a question posed by his daughter: Did you kill anyone when you were over there? Read More


Production dates: January 17, 2018 – February 4, 2018 in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

Panel date: Monday, January 29, 2018 (5:00pm-6:00pm) in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

The Story: 

In the chaotic hustle and bustle of a Wall Street restaurant, Chef George gets a fresh start when he takes over this melting pot of a kitchen. Two rowdy Guatemalan line cooks, a wet-behind-the-ears busboy and a reserved African dishwasher serve up drama nightly. The heat really turns up when the authorities arrive, looking for a wanted man. Fast paced and gritty, How to Use a Knife explores both the personal and moral questions that arise when the ugliness of the past boils over.