Florida Studio Theatre

1241 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236-5602
Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
Mainstage - FST's Mainstage Series produces the best in contemporary American theatre - from new works to the latest Off-Broadway and Broadway hits. FST's Mainstage series serves over 13,400 subscribers to a four-play Winter Season, and over 5,000 subscribers to the three-play Summer Season.
Mainstage - FST's Mainstage Series produces the best in contemporary American theatre - from new works to the latest Off-Broadway and Broadway hits. FST's Mainstage series serves over 13,400 subscribers to a four-play Winter Season, and over 5,000 subscribers to the three-play Summer Season.
Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
Improv Comedy - Founded in 2001, FST Improv has become wildly popular, growing to include new formats and show themes. FST Improv also hosts the annual Sarasota Festival, which draws performers and audiences from all over the world for a jam-packed weekend of spontaneous creativity.
Improv Comedy - Founded in 2001, FST Improv has become wildly popular, growing to include new formats and show themes. FST Improv also hosts the annual Sarasota Festival, which draws performers and audiences from all over the world for a jam-packed weekend of spontaneous creativity.
Children's Theatre - FST's Children's Theatre programming makes theatre accessible, affordable, and fun for the whole family.
Children's Theatre - FST's Children's Theatre programming makes theatre accessible, affordable, and fun for the whole family.
Mainstage - FST's Mainstage Series produces the best in contemporary American theatre - from new works to the latest Off-Broadway and Broadway hits. FST's Mainstage series serves over 13,400 subscribers to a four-play Winter Season, and over 5,000 subscribers to the three-play Summer Season.
Mainstage - FST's Mainstage Series produces the best in contemporary American theatre - from new works to the latest Off-Broadway and Broadway hits. FST's Mainstage series serves over 13,400 subscribers to a four-play Winter Season, and over 5,000 subscribers to the three-play Summer Season.
Education - With offerings in acting, dance, improvisation, theatre creation, theatre appreciation, and more, The Florida Studio Theatre school has grown to serve over 1,300 youth and adult participants each year.
Education - With offerings in acting, dance, improvisation, theatre creation, theatre appreciation, and more, The Florida Studio Theatre school has grown to serve over 1,300 youth and adult participants each year.
Florida Studio Theatre - Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, FST reaches over 215,000 attendees annually with its ever expanding campus, which has grown to include five theatres.
Florida Studio Theatre - Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, FST reaches over 215,000 attendees annually with its ever expanding campus, which has grown to include five theatres.

Founded in 1973,  Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has grown from an alternative touring group into a nationally recognized regional theatre. Hip and historical, entertaining and challenging, FST is truly Sarasota’s public theatre. Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, FST welcomes individuals of all ages, interests, and backgrounds to partake in innovative, high-caliber theatre at accessible prices. FST reaches over 215,000 attendees annually with its ever expanding campus, which has grown to include five theatres. From Broadway hits, musical revues, and edgy new plays to improv comedy, Children’s Theatre, and educational programming, FST is Sarasota’s Contemporary Theatre.

  • General Information
    • Days Open
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    • Hours of Operation
      • Box Office: Tues - Sat 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
      • Sun 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
      • Mon 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.