My Lord, What a Night

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NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE. In 1937, after performing a sold-out concert in Princeton, NJ, internationally renowned singer Marian Anderson was refused a room at the whites-only Nassau Inn. With nowhere to go, Albert Einstein invited her to stay in his own home, sparking a lifelong friendship. Based on actual events, this insightful new play offers a rare glimpse into real-life struggles faced by two 20th century icons.

My Lord, What a Night by Deborah Brevoort will play July of 2021 in FST's Keating Theatre. Subscribe and see My Lord, What a Night plus two more Mainstage shows for as little as $49!

Run Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes with an intermission

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REVIEWS

Broadway World
“Important”
“Lively”
“Intriguing"
“Provocative”
“Stunning”

NJ Arts
“A night to remember”
“Uplifting”

DC Metro Theater Arts
“Impressive”
“Beautiful”
“Dramatic”
“Polished”

DC Theatre Scene
“High drama”
“Wonderful”
“Chilling”

 


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Playwright Deborah Brevoort was inspired to write this play after reading Marian Anderson’s autobiography. Learn more about the play’s transformation since its first production in 2016.  I READ MORE

Albert Einstein is known as a groundbreaking scientist, but he was also a staunch supporter of the civil rights movement. Here are a few other things you may be surprised to learn about him.  I READ MORE

When Marian Anderson performed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, she made musical and social history. Explore how that performance helped make her a civil rights icon.  I LISTEN HERE

Get a glimpse of Marian Anderson’s legendary performance at The Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939.  I  WATCH HERE

 


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There are plenty of parking options available when you visit Florida Studio Theatre, including two adjacent parking lots and three nearby parking garages, plus on-street parking.

Watch the video below to find a convenient place to park while you enjoy the theatre.


Getting Here:

FST's Keating Theatre is located on the corner of Palm and Cocoanut Avenues. For GPS purposes, use the address of 1241 N. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236. For a map of FST buildings and venues, please see below. For more information, please call the FST Box Office at 941.366.9000.


Handicap Drop Off:

For FST's Keating Theatre: Handicap drop off is along Cocanut Avenue between First Street and Palm Avenue. 

For those who require additional assistance or handicap parking/drop off, please see the map below. For any questions regarding handicap parking please call the FST Box Office at 941.366.9000.


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