Employing the traditional Kuruma Ningyo puppetry of Japan, with video and live music, Shank’s Mare explores the questions of life and death in a story of two wandering travelers whose paths intersect in time and space. – This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.
Frequently characterized as “rowdy,” the musicians of Orkes Sinten Remen, led by the charismatic Djaduk Ferjanto, transform traditional folk music into a mélange of musical sounds that illustrate the reality of Indonesian life in a humorous way. – This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.
Helen Mirren reprises her award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II in this encore screening of the original West End production. For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting known as The Audience.
This engaging program will enhance your understanding and appreciation of the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China. Reception to follow. Presented by David Robinson and Robert H.N. Ho Professor of Asian Studies and History, Colgate University, NY
Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano This performance is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.
A classically trained dancer, Margie was performing with the corps de ballet at Radio city Music Hall while the Ringling show was hiring dancers. Margie was selected and found herself rehearsing at Winter Quarters in Sarasota. She went on to have a career as an aerialist with the Wallenda Family.
"Deep South" by Alex Ketley a vivid realization of dance as the communicative vehicle by which we discover what unites us. Alex Ketley seeks and locates authentic expressions of movement in a seemingly unlikely cultural landscape.
Alex Ketley, founding Artistic Director of The Foundry in San Francisco, talks about his travels through-out the American South and how this research gave shape to his latest work, Deep South. This is a free program.
Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Directed by Lyndsey Turner ("Posh," "Chimerica") and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.
Carole J. Bufford, cabaret artist performs Classic popular music standards including Cry Me A River, Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man of Mine, Goody Goody, I Wanna Be Around, Body & Soul, and much more.This performance is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.