We are an independent show guide. Resale ticket prices may be above face value.

Best Shows This Winter

in Sarasota

Funny Girl at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Funny Girl

Classic musical theatre lovers will be overjoyed to hear that Jules Stein and Bob Merill's iconic show, Funny Girl, is heading out on tour! Telling the autobiographical tale of comedian Fanny Brice, who found fame in the early 20th century. Funny Girl is a humorous and heartful ride through Brice's life, showing that despite her problems, her wit, and smarts kept her own parade going!

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Following its electrifying US premiere on Broadway, Tina Turner's spectacular bio-musical is heading on tour! Garnering rave reviews from critics and the public alike, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is an exhilarating rollercoaster ride that eclipses all other musical biopics. Yes, it's really that good, you won't want to miss it!

Come From Away at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Come From Away

Following well-received engagements on Broadway, London's West End and its premiere city Toronto, this hit musical based on true events comes to you on their North American tour! Nominated for 8 Tony Awards and 9 Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion, and bravery under dreadful circumstances.

Clue at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Clue

Based on the board game and the cult movie classic, Clue is a fiendishly funny murder mystery, where everyone is a suspect, and the next potential victim! Featuring all the colorful characters from the game, from Colonel Mustard to Mrs. White, Clue leads us from room to room in a whirlwind of slapstick comedy and real theatrical verve.

Menopause The Musical 2 at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Menopause The Musical 2

The girls are back as they set sail on the high seas with Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through The Menopause! In the hotly anticipated sequel to the ever-popular Menopause The Musical, we rejoin the four original characters five years on as they tell the tale of their lives, loves and losses on an all-expense-paid cruise! Menopause The Musical 2 is sure to leave you laughing, singing and dancing all night long.

The Addams Family at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

The Addams Family

The Addams Family are back, taking their mysterious and spooky lives on tour across the United States to share their story with the nation. After the Tony-nominated musical's premiere in Chicago in 2009, it moved on to Broadway and then the international stage. The Addams Family features a brand new story, with a book written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Maybe after you'll join Morticia and Gomez in their avowed thrice weekly tangos!

Salute To Vienna at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Salute To Vienna

Waltz into the golden era of Viennese music with Salute to Vienna, a celebrated classical concert tour that began with Attila and Marion Glatz's iconic 2013 Wiener Konzerthaus performance. Inspired by the Viennese tradition of the Neujahrzkonzert, the sonic New Year's Eve celebration welcomes in the new year in the most spectacular fashion, bringing together talented singers, orchestra members, and ballroom and ballet dancers.

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed dancers, the Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the richness of classical dance, dazzling costumes, soaring birds, giant puppets and a grand stage design to make this particular Nutcracker a unique holiday treat not to be missed!

Lewis Black at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Lewis Black

The twice Grammy-winning Lewis Black is heading on his final stand-up comedy show, 'Goodbye Yeller Brick Road: The Final Tour.' Black is the perfect demonstration of that rare comic who can make you laugh while making compelling points about the absurdity of the world around you. Famed for his angry persona on both stage and cable, don't miss your chance to see the comedic legend live for his final tour!

Anthony Rodia at McCurdys Comedy Theatre

Anthony Rodia

Be prepared to laugh all night, when the hilarious Anthony Rodia comes to you! The Italian-American stand-up comedian is embarking on his The Road Rage tour this year. His comedy is inspired by his real-life experiences with parenthood, marriage and road rage. You can expect an unforgettable night of laughter and entertainment, so make sure to catch him in a city near you!

Dave Koz Christmas Tour at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Dave Koz Christmas Tour

Celebrate Christmas in style with smooth jazz aficionado Dave Koz! Although he's Jewish, Koz loves the festive season and all the trimmings that come with it, so much so that he released a Yuletide album entitled "The 25th Of December" in 2014. The classy compilation features contemporary covers of classics and carols like The First Noel and Let It, Snow!

Burton Cummings at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Burton Cummings

With a resume bursting with achievement, Burton Cummings is one of Canada's most beloved sons. His long and illustrious career saw heady rock-stardom with The Guess Who, who became the first Canadian band to reach the Billboard #1 and sold millions across the nation. As a solo artist, he's continued to evolve and create his rock and bluesy tunes, including 'Stand Tall' and 'My Own Way to Race'.

Loading spinnerLoading more results