Posted by brodgers on 1st October 2010

It Takes A Village


Most not-for-profits like the Hermitage are supported by heros, both “sung” and “unsung.” Often those of the “unsung” hue are merchants and service providers who give and do not receive enough credit for their gifts. I’m reminded of this as we wrap up the major annual maintenance work and upgrades on our facility. Let us begin with Sarasota County, through the Parks and Recreation Department, who are major unsung heros for underwriting the costs of this work. You see, we had wood rot, dry rot, and wool rot. Such is life under the Florida sun and humidity on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. And the County stepped up and helped us with the costly repair and we are so grateful for their help. READ MORE

Posted by brodgers on 30th September 2010

Catherine Filloux Beach Reading

Catherine Filloux Reading Flyer

Don’t miss playwright Catherine Filloux in the first beach reading of the year at the Hermitage. READ MORE

Posted by brodgers on 17th September 2010

Greenfield Prize Process Begins

Greenfield Prize Logo

Today was an exciting day for the Hermitage. We had the first meeting of the Greenfield Prize jury, the group of national industry (theatre) experts, setting off on a journey to select a playwright to receive the 2011 Greenfield Prize at the Hermitage Artist Retreat READ MORE

Posted by brodgers on 16th September 2010

A Call from our Past

Ann and Pat Graham

We got a chance to talk to some new friends the other day. First, we received a comment on our Facebook page from Bess Graham-Hodge. Who is Bess? (Hang with me, we’re going to go back in time….) Bess is the great granddaughter of the family that built the Hermitage House. Her father was Pat Graham, the son of Ruth Johanson Graham and Frank Graham. READ MORE

Posted by brodgers on 9th September 2010

Hermitage Choreographer at Baryshnikov Center

Hilary Easton

Hermitage choreographer Hilary Easton’s new piece will have its New York premiere at the Baryshnikov Center in October. READ MORE

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