Arts & Culture
Must-see Performances this December
The crowning dramatic achievement of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Evita is among the most passionate and memorable productions in musical theater history.
Through December 30 Get tickets here.
The Sarasota Ballet
Featuring Sir Frederick Ashton’s Illuminations, a World Premiere by Marcelo Gomes and the Company Premiere of George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations.
December 1 – 2 Get tickets here.
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story tells the true story of Buddy’s meteoric rise to fame
December 1 & 5 Get tickets here.
Leann Rimes – Today is Christmas Tour
LeAnn Rimes makes her Van Wezel debut with her Today is Christmas Tour 2017.
December 3 Get tickets here.
Sarasota Orchestra: Symphonic Carnival – Masterworks 2
Emotional intensity explodes from the orchestra in Stravinsky’s Firebird. Described as “monstrously talented,” soloist Benjamin Beilman joins guest conductor Larry Rachleff in this program filled with intensity and virtuosity. December 8 – 10 Get tickets here.
Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker
Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. December 29 Get tickets here.
Holiday Revue 2017
The Players Centre for Performing Arts
A one night only event – celebrate the holidays with songs, scenes and dances that will brighten up your holiday season! December 18 Get tickets here.
Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another across generations. Through December 17 Get tickets here.