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[NEWS] "Irma Mostly Spared Florida Stages, But Not Their Bottom Line" - Bill Hirschman, American Theatre

[NEWS] "World’s rowers welcomed with a bang" - Doug Fernandes, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "World Rowing Championships bring a festival of music and arts to Sarasota" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[NEWS] "Opening ceremony kicks off 2017 World Rowing Championships" - Sara Nealeigh, Bradenton Herald

[NEWS] "Event is food, live music and performances, too" - Maggie Menderski, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[SEASON PREVIEW] "Live Theater: Critic's Picks for 2017-2018" - Marty Fugate, The Observer

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe opens season with 'In the Heights' - Tempo News

[NEWS] "WRC Opening Ceremony" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Tarra Conner Jones: 'I've got to be tremendous'" - Jake Newby, Time Out Shanghai

[NEWS] "Sixties music, live theater, rowers from around the world highlight free event" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[EVENTS] "Suncoast Scene - The fun things coming up for the weekend" - Linda Carson, WWSB ABC 7

[TV] "Suncoast View - 9.1.2017" - Suncoast View, WWSB ABC 7
Nate co-hosts, Michael Mendez performs number from "In the Heights"

[YEAR IN REVIEW] "Remembering the 2016-2017 Season" - Bill Oser, Talkin' Broadway
Bill Oser writes about last season's theater highlights

[TV] "Suncoast FYI - 7.14.2017" - Nancy O'Neil, SNN Local News
Segment on WBTT begins at 7:28

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