UPDATE: At a glance - 2014/2015 performing art seasons

 

UPDATE: At a glance - 2014/2015 performing art seasons

 

Date: May 1, 2014
by: Mallory Gnaegy | A&E Editor

 
 

Most performing art seasons have been announced. But in case you missed it here’s a little what the upcoming season will look like. Stay tuned to YourObserver.com for future season announcements.

 

Sarasota Orchestra
709 N. Tamiami Trail
953-3434
sarasotaorchestra.org

Masterworks 1: Framed
November 7, 8, 9
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 2: American Dream
December 5, 6, 7
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 3: In Love
January 9, 10, 11
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 4: Enigma
January 29, 30, 31, February 1
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 5: Fantastique
February 20, 21, 22
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 6: Six
March 5, 6, 7, 8
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center 

Masterworks 7: Grande Finale
March 27, 28, 29
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Neel Performing Arts Center

Pops Series: Voices of the Movies
January 16, 17
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Pops Series: The Music of Billy Joel & More
March 19, 20
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Pops Series: On Broadway
April 10, 11
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Great Escapes Series: Twilight Zone
October 15 through October 18
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Great Escapes Series: Jingle All the Way
December 10 through December 13
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Great Escapes Series: Here, There & Everywhere
January 21 through January 24
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Great Escapes Series: Be Mine
February 11 through February 14
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Great Escapes Series: Rock Around the Clock
March 11 through March 14
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Great Escapes Series: Downton Abbey
April 15 through April 18
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Flute
September 18
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Clarinet
October 12
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: String Quartet
November 16
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Trumpet
January 25
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Oboe
February 5
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Cello
March 22
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Chamber Series: Violin
April 23
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

Special Event: Music Director Anu Tali conducts, “Songs of Wars I Have Seen,” November 20 and November 21, at Holley Hall, located in the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center.
 

Sarasota Ballet
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
359-0099
sarasotaballet.org

Program One:
The Secret Garden (Will Tuckett/Jeremy Holland-Smith)
FSU Center for Performing Arts
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Program Two:
Apollo (George Balanchine)
Lux Aeterna (Will Tuckett/Morten Lauridsen) presented with live music by Sarasota’s Key Chorale
Sergeant Early’s Dream (Christopher Bruce/English, Irish & American folksongs)

Sarasota Opera House
Friday, November 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Program Three:
La Fille mal Gardée – The Wayward Daughter (Sir Frederick Ashton/Ferdinand Hérold) presented with live music by Sarasota Orchestra
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Program Four:
The Sarasota Ballet presents Dance Theatre of Harlem
FSU Center for Performing Arts
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Program Five:
TBA (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Raymonda Act III (Rudolf Nureyev/Alexander Glazunov) presented with live music by Sarasota Orchestra

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Friday, February 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Program Six:
World Premiere (Ricardo Graziano)
Company B (Paul Taylor/the Andrews Sisters)

FSU Center for Performing Arts
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Program Seven:
Les Sylphides (Michel Fokine/Frédéric Chopin-Alexander Glazunov)
Afternoon of a Faun (Vaslav Nijinsky/Claude Debussy)
Petrushka (Michel Fokine/Igor Stravinsky) presented with live music by Sarasota Orchestra

Sarasota Opera House
Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

 

Announced in update on April 1, 2014 ...

Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
351-8000
asolorep.org

“South Pacific”
      Runs Nov. 11 through Dec. 28
“The Matchmaker”
      Runs Jan. 6, 2015 through April 11, 2015
“Good People”
      Runs Jan. 14, 2015 through Feb. 26, 2015
“Both Your Houses”
      Runs Jan. 21, 2015 through April 12, 2015
“Our Betters”
      Runs March 11, 2015 through April 18, 2015
New work TBA
      Runs March 31, 2015 through April 26, 2015
“It Only Takes a Moment”
      Runs April 28, 2015 through May 24, 2015
Summer musical TBA
      Runs May 29, 2015 through June 21, 2015

*Single Tickets on sale now to donors and subscribers. Single Tickets on sale to public beginning September at the box office.

FSU/Asolo Conservatory
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
351-8000
asolorep.org

“The Water Engine”
      Runs Nov. 5 through Nov. 23
“As You Like It”
      Runs Dec. 31 through Jan. 18, 2015
“Title of Show”
      Runs Feb. 18, 2015 through March 8, 2015
“The Cherry Orchard”
      Runs April 8 through April 26, 2015

*Single Tickets on sale now to donors and subscribers. Single Tickets on sale to public beginning September at the box office.

Banyan Theater Company
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
358-5330
Banyantheatrecompany.com

“The Price” by Arthur Miller
      Runs from June 26 through July 13
“The Sty of the Blind Pig” by Phillip Hayes Dean
      Runs from July 17 through Aug. 3
“Collected Stories” by Donald Margulies
      Runs from Aug. 7 through Aug. 24

*Subscriptions and individual tickets on sale now

Island Players
10009 Gulf Dr.
778-5755
theislandplayers.org

“Tribute” by Bernard Slade
      Runs from Oct. 9 through 19
“Regrets Only”
      Runs from Dec. 4 through Dec. 14
“Dearly Departed”
      Runs from Jan. 22 through Feb. 8
“Becky’s New Car”
      Runs from March 26 through April 12
“The Murder Room”
      Runs from May 21 through May 31

*Ticket sales information TBA.

Manatee Players at Manatee Performing Arts Center
502 3rd Ave. W
748-5875
Manateeplayers.com

“Disney’s Tarzan”
      Runs from Aug. 7 through 24
“Dames at Sea”
      Runs from Sept. 11 through Sept. 28
“Morning’s At Seven”
      Runs from Sept. 18 through Oct. 5
“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”
      Runs Oct. 23 through Nov. 9
“Godspell”
      Runs Oct. 30 through Nov. 16
“Meet Me in St. Louis”
      Runs Dec. 4, 2015 through Dec. 21, 2015
“Amahl and the Night Visitors”
      Runs Dec. 4, 2015 through Dec. 21, 2015
“Brigadoon”
      Runs from Jan. 8, 2015 through Jan. 25, 2015
“The Foursome”
      Runs from Jan. 15, 2015 through Feb. 1, 2015
“Into the Woods”
      Runs from Feb. 12, 2015 through March 1, 2015
“Agnes of God”
      Runs from Feb. 19, 2015 through March 8, 2015
“Jesus Christ Superstar”
      Runs from March 19, 2015 through April 5, 2015
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”
      Runs from April 9, 2015 through April 26, 2015
“Monty Python’s Spamalot”
      Runs April 30, 2015 through May 17, 2015

*Season subscriptions available now. Individual tickets go on sale July 2.

The Players Theatre
838 N. Tamiami Trail
365-2494
ThePlayers.org

“Lend me a Tenor”
      Runs from Sept. 11 through Sept. 21
“The Addams Family”
      Runs from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9
“A Christmas Story, The Musical”
      Runs from Dec. 4 through Dec. 14
“Cabaret”
      Runs from Jan. 8, 2015 through Jan. 18, 2015
“Violet”
      Runs from Feb. 12, 2015 through Feb. 22, 2015
“Love! Valour! Compassion!”
      Runs from April 23, 2015 through May 3, 2015

*Subscriptions on sale now.

Sarasota Opera
61. N. Pineapple Ave
328-1300
www.sarasotaopera.org

“Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo
      Runs Oct. 31 through Nov. 15
“The Hobbit” by Dean Burry
      Runs Nov. 15 and Nov. 16 (Sarasota Youth Opera)
“Tosca” by Giacomo Puccini
      Runs Feb. 7, 2015 through March 28, 2015
“The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Runs Feb. 14 through March 27
“The Golden Cockerel” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
      Runs Feb. 21 through March 19
“Don Carlos” by Giuseppe Verdi
      Runs March 7 through 24

*Ticket subscriptions on sale now. Single tickets on sale online Aug. 1, at the Sarasota Opera Box Office Sept. 1.

Venice Theatre
140 W. Tampa Ave.
488-1115
Venicestage.com

2nd annual Summer Cabaret Festival
      Runs July 18 through Aug. 24
“Cabaret”
      Runs from July 31 through Aug. 10
“Alice in Wonderland”
      Runs from Sept. 11 through Sept. 21
“Don’t Dress For Dinner”
      Runs from Sept. 30 through Oct. 19
“The Rocky Horror Show”
      Runs Oct. 10 through Nov. 1
“The Full Monty”
      Runs from Nov. 4 through Nov. 30
“God of Carnage”
      Runs from Nov. 13 through Nov. 30
“The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical”
      Runs from Dec. 5 through Dec. 21
“A Christmas Carol”
      Runs from Dec. 18 through Dec. 21
“Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story”
      Runs from Jan. 6, 2015 through Jan. 25, 2015
“By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”
      Runs from Jan. 8, 2015 through Jan. 25, 2015
“Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash”
      Runs from Feb. 6, 2015 through March 1, 2015
“Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘Mary Poppins’”
      Runs from Feb. 17, 2015 through March 15, 2015
“Road to Nirvana”
      Runs from March 12, 2015 through March 29, 2015
“The Fox on the Fairway”
      Runs from March 31, 2015 through April 19, 2015
“Next to Normal”
      Runs from April 9, 2015 through April 26, 2015
“The Miracle Worker”
      Runs from May 5, 2015 through May 24, 2015
“Children’s Letters to God”
      Runs from May 14, 2015 through May 24, 2015

*Subscriptions on sale now.
 

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