The lights go down, a hush falls over the audience and the curtain rises on Sarasota's most storied theater. U-shaped, with three tiers of boxes, this architectural gem provides a rare sense of intimacy between audience and performer that adds so much to the theater going experience. Created in Asolo, Italy in 1798, brought to Sarasota in the early 1950s and painstakingly restored in 2006, the Historic Asolo Theater is one of the most beloved objects in The Ringling collection.
Historic Asolo Theater
Laura Weinstein will discuss how the material out of which objects in Ink, Silk and Gold were made offers a window into what it meant to make or use them; bringing to light their most potent features and exploring what they can teach us about Islamic societies.
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.
Here's your opportunity to meet Corki Cristiani Bowes. Collecting Recollections features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell about their lives. Get your tickets in advance for this intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions.
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).
This performance by Akropolis Reed Quintet is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.