Catch an “ethnodrama” by Charles Vanover at the Studio@620, directed by venue poobah Bob Devin Jones. They’re Only Going to Steal Your Cars
is a unique one-woman, verbatim play presented via brief dialogue voiced by the play’s narrator, an accomplished African-American teacher in the Chicago public schools. La’Kesha O’Neal (pictured) stars and has been inspiring students herself as a recruiter for St. Petersburg College.
As a motivational speaker for several non-profits, O'Neal has strived to improve the quality of life of the black community and engages audiences with her spirited, empathetic personality. See if she inspires you tonight at the Studio@620. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m., 620 First Ave. S., St. Pete. Admission is $15, $5 for students and seniors. studio620.org.
In Sarasota, FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training presents its second late night series event for the 2013-14 season. Is It Feasible? is based on short stories by Bulgarian humorist Chudomir. and is a satirical look at family life and one man's tribulations during the 1960s communist regime in Bulgaria. Third-year Conservatory student Zlatomir Moldovanski adapted and translated the text. He'll also be performing it too. Benjamin Williamson directs. Tonight at 8 p.m. at Asolo Rep's Cook Theatre, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, free admission, asolorep.org.
Led by an English folk rock pioneer and guitar master, Richard Thompson Electric Trio
reveals a new chapter in artistic evolution at Clearwater's recently revamped Capitol Theater. Thompson (pictured, left) is touring in support of Electric
, produced by Buddy Miller and touted for its new stylistic terrain. With a career that that began around 45 years ago, the singer-songwriter came into prominence as a teen guitarist and songwriter in Fairport Convention. 7:30 p.m. at 405 Cleveland St. Click here for tickets and tour/meet-and-greet packages. For all other inquiries, visit rutheckerdhall.com.