Siesta Key Drum Circle

The community drum circle at Siesta Key Beach plays every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just south of the main pavilion between lifeguard stands 3 and 4 on Siesta Public Beach. Just follow your ears. This is not a commercial event but local phenomenon that began spontaneously and now has a life… Read More

Shadowland by Pilobolus

8:00 PM Created by famed dance company Pilobolus, Shadowland By Pilobolus tells the story of a teenage girl, longing for independence, who sleeps, only to wake to something incredible lurking behind her bedroom wall – her shadow. And, she’s off on a journey into Shadowland. Legendary modern dance is combined with high-energy, fast-paced multimedia, merging… Read More


Sat. Mar. 25, 8:00 PM Sun. Mar. 26, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history… Read More

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

8:00 PM Celebrating their Golden (50th) Anniversary together, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music, continues to add to their legendary status. With multi-­-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The… Read More

Momix – Opus Cactus

8:00 PM Internationally celebrated for presenting work of superior inventiveness and physical beauty for over 35 years, MOMIX combines athletic dance, riveting music, outrageous costumes, props and pure talent. Under the direction of Moses Pendleton, the breath-taking dance company returns to the Van Wezel with Opus Cactus. Back and better than ever after a ten-year… Read More

Sarasota Orchestra – Magnificent Seven

Fri. March 31, 8:00 PM Sat. April 1, 8:00 PM Sun. April 2, 2:30 PM Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 is best known for its touching second movement that slowly builds into an intoxicating climax. It is also a work of surprising levity and dance-like rhythms. Audacious and bold, Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No.1 is loved for… Read More

Menopause the Musical

8:00 PM Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles!… Read More

Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Experience

8:00 PM Rhapsody & Rhythm is musical celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams in history is a one of a kind entertaining concert experience that is not to be missed. This multimedia musical celebration, with host and pianist Richard Glazier, offers a unique experience that celebrates the collaborative genius of George and Ira… Read More

Rich Girl

Apr 5 – May 26 Various Dates and Times Rich Girl is a clever and contemporary comedy about women and their relationship to men, mothers, and money – in that order. Can they ever really coexist? REGIONAL PREMIERE! “Clever detail” – Talkin Broadway Location: Florida Studio Theatre, 1241 N. Palm Avenue Information: or 941.366.9000

Sarasota Orchestra – The People’s Choice

Wed. April 5, 5:30 PM Thurs. April 6, 7:30 PM Fri. April 7, 5:30 PM Sat. April 8, 8:00 PM Orchestra subscribers vote for works to be performed in this series finale. The pieces will include pieces performed within the last five years that have the support of audiences for an encore performance. Works will… Read More