Friends of Art of Our Time share an interest in modern and contemporary art. They enjoy unique opportunities to engage with the artists, performers and the contemporary and modern works found in The Ringling's permanent collection.
Simon Godwin directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash. The Beaux – two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London – flee to provincial Lichfield where their ‘stratagem’ is to marry for money.
The Fred Moyer Jazz Trio pays tribute to jazz pianists Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, and Marian McPartland. This performance is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.
Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge features an award-winning performance from Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role, directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director, Josie Rourke.
This performance by Les Amies is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.
Writer, educator, and arts patron Charlotte Perret shares the fascinating stories behind the creation of her book, "At Their Doorstep" – an historic and pictorial account of the itinerant street fairs that brought mass entertainment to the neighborhoods of early 20th-century Paris.
Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. Under the direction of Sally Cookson, this bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.
For her third New Stages engagement, Weare delves deeper into her exploration of spontaneous movement with UNSTRUCK – a work created in collaboration with composer Curtis Macdonald.
The artists of Kate Weare Company share insights into Weare’s choreographic style as it has developed and evolved since the company’s first New Stages engagement in 2011. This is a free program.
An “Encore” screening by popular demand! Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s "Skylight," directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience).