SaraSolo ‘Betwixt’ Week Activities The SaraSolo Festival’s Community and Performer Outreach January 31, February 1, 2, & 3

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Gotta Van Productions, Inc.                                                 Board of Directors:

Sarasolo Festival                                                                              Jan Docking, President; Carole Kleinberg, Secretary

USPS Box 3102, Sarasota FL 34230                                          Alan Brasington, Edward Scully,

Carol Wolf; Ken Kwiatkowski, Treasurer Designate

Ann Morrison, Co-Founder, Artistic Director                         Natalie Gundrum, Board Member Emeritus

Blake Walton, Co-Founder, Associate Artistic Director         Advisory Group:

Carole Goff, Operations Manager/Development Director    Rod Rawlings, Interim Chair

Joan Lowery, Dr. Louis Rowitz

Harmon Greenblatt, Gary Kauffman





SaraSolo ‘Betwixt’ Week Activities

The SaraSolo Festival’s Community and Performer Outreach

January 31, February 1, 2, & 3


SaraSolo Festival Artistic Directors Ann Morrison and Blake Walton change hats and share their craft of cabaret singing; solo performance/play writing; story telling; stage presence and more in a series of workshops and performances during the week between the SaraSolo Festival Performance Weekends. Workshops and performances are held upstairs at The Starlite Room, 1001 Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota, at 7:00 pm on Tuesday through Friday, January 31-February 3. The finale is when their three “developing” ‘Flying Solo’ artists each perform a 20 minute version of their plays on Friday, February 3, at 7pm. Reservations are requested for workshops and performances email at [email protected]. Tickets are $15 for Flying Solo performance at or at the door.


Enjoy dinner, snacks and drinks before the workshops and performances at The Starlite Room. Please call for dinner reservations downstairs at The Starlite Room, 1001 Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota at 941-702-5613. Show tickets for the ‘Flying Solos’ performance on Friday, February 3 are available online or at the door.




–Tuesday, January 31—Actress/Singer Ann Morrison’s Ann Morrison’s Cabaret Performance Master Class – Participants will work with Ann on a song with Theresa O’Connell. $10 donation at the door.


–Wednesday, February 1—SaraSolo Beyond! Sara-Duo, Introducing New Ideas, the two character play. Written and Performed by Ann Morrison and Blake Walton, a Play Reading of “Heard There Was A Party…Came” (a Beatrice Lillie play). Free to public. Reserve at: [email protected].


–Thursday, February 2—Actor/writer Blake Walton’s “That’s My Story And I’m Sticking To It” solo playwriting workshop. $10 donation at the door.


–Friday, February 3—Flying Solo Performances: Steve McAllister with ‘The Cowboy Cabaret’,

Anne Foley Alper with ‘Mother Load and More’, Gabrielle Lennon with ‘Touch Me Real’. Tickets $15 at or at the door.



SaraSolo Festival 2017 is one of Sarasota’s most exciting new arts festivals. It provides a unique theatre experience, which celebrates the solo artist, showcasing an eclectic mix of 45-90 minute solo performances by 22 national and international artists – featuring music, dance, cabaret, comedy, performance art, stand-up, and storytelling, as well as historical, biographical and poetic plays. Festival plays at Crocker Memorial Church and The Starlite Room, January 28-February 5, 2017, tickets and information at


SaraSolo Festival 2017   Jan. 28- Feb.5   @SaraSoloFest

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