Complimentary Contrasts: Summer Sidekick Sensations

by Lydia Baxter Sometimes two seemingly different and uncomplimentary ideas can actually work in synchronicity. Florida Studio Theatre’s 2018 Summer Cabaret Season is filled with fresh and exciting new takes on much-loved classics: men perform an iconic female singer-songwriter’s music, Broadway hits get a twist of jazz and swing, and Gilbert & Sullivan is brought into the 21st century. Carole’s Kings, the first in FST’s … Continue reading Complimentary Contrasts: Summer Sidekick Sensations

Two Premiere Revues Rock the Cabaret

Elvis’ hip swing, Chuck Berry’s duck walk, and Chubby Checker’s twist. These are just a few of the memorable moments of rock that have moved us. These memories, and many more like them, defined a generation and redefined pop culture. After Elvis’ appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, the world was truly “All Shook Up.” And it would never be the same again. What does … Continue reading Two Premiere Revues Rock the Cabaret

Revolutionary Sounds

by Becca Jennings FST has kicked off its 23rd Winter Cabaret Season with two hit shows highlighting big artists who had an even bigger impact. Bobby Darin was known for exciting his audiences with larger-than-life performances as he bounded flawlessly through musical genres and styles much like a chameleon on stage. Mike Backes and Dan Faber play two die-hard Darin fans in our Cabaret opener, … Continue reading Revolutionary Sounds