- Saturday February 16, 2013 - Sunday February 17, 2013
- Historic Asolo Theater
- Group Hosting:
- Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota
- Contact Phone:
- (941) 306-1202
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- Ticket Price:
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota brings Tony Award Winning singer and actress Faith Prince to the Historic Asolo Theater. Performances will be held on Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Prince will be accompanied by pianist, Alex Rybeck. Faith Prince made her Broadway debut as the Gypsy character Tessie Tura in Jerome Robbins' Broadway, and later established herself as a Broadway star with her portrayal of Adelaide in the 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls, for which she won both the Tony and Drama Desk Award as Best Actress in a Musical. Prince was once again nominated for Tony and Drama Desk Awards for her portrayal of Ella Peterson in the 2001 revival of Bells Are Ringing. She was featured in the 2008 Broadway musical A Catered Affair, for which she received Tony and Drama Desk nominations. In 2009, she took over the role of Ursula in the Broadway musical of The Little Mermaid. In 2010 Faith Prince joined the second United States national tour of Billy Elliot the Musical. Her television credits include recurring roles on Spin City and Huff, in addition to guest appearances on Remington Steele, Law & Order, Monk, House, Grey's Anatomy, Drop Dead Diva, and Ugly Betty. To purchase tickets call the Historic Asolo Theater at (941) 360-7399 or visit the box office from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Tickets are also available online 24/7 at www.artistseriesconcerts.org. Reserved seat tickets are $35-45. The Historic Asolo Theater is located in the Visitors Center of the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
PHOTO GALLERY : Booker High School Prom
Booker High School students attended the prom Saturday, May 19 at Michael’s On East to complete a memorable milestone. Students chose a Lucky Hearts Ball theme, which was very much like Las Vegas. Approximately 220 students attended the prom.
PHOTO GALLERY : Pine View Cobalt Dance
Pine View students packed the dance floor Saturday, May 18 at the Municipal Auditorium for the traditional Cobalt Dance. The dance that was started as a potluck dinner in a chemistry classroom has grown tremendously since the 1970’s. Students still uphold the tradition of the Pine Cone Awards and hand them out to classmates with quirky talents. Juniors put on the dance for the seniors and chose an Italian theme for Cobalt 2013.
PHOTO GALLERY: Lakewood Ranch Relay for Life
East County residents rallied in the fight against cancer, as they participated in the Lakewood Ranch Relay for Life May 18 and May 19, at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA.
PHOTO GALLERY: Nolan Nights
Nolan Middle School hosted its annual Nolan Nights fundraiser Saturday, May 18, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.