Event Calendar Previous Next Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Comedy Steve Martin and Martin Short: “The Funniest Show in Town at the Moment.” $200-$257 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall The comedy superstars return to the Van Wezel with their newest show. Readings & Lectures New College Lecture Series: "From Downton to Gatsby: Jewelry and Fashion from 1890-1929” $15 Mildred Sainer Pavilion The New College of Florida lecture series presents a talk by Downton Abbey jewelry designer Andrew Prince. Special Events The Great Mr. Swindle's Traveling Peculiarium and Drink-Ory Garden 7:00 PM Start at $30 Sarasota Fairgrounds Mr. B.S. Swindler AKA Mr. Swindle hosts a 90-minute extravaganza under a Boutique Big Top where eccentric characters from the past invite you into their screw-loose atmosphere. Theater "Caroline, or Change" 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $20-$45 Westcoast Black Theatre Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents Tony Kushner's compelling drama. "American Son" 8:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre Florida Studio Theatre presents a gripping new drama about family, love, loss and identity. "The Lifespan of a Fact" 8:00 PM FSU Center for the Performing Arts The Asolo Rep presents the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway hit filled with blistering comedy and contemporary relevance. "The Nether" 7:00 PM $25-$39 Florida Studio Theatre Florida Studio Theatre opens its Stage III season with this provocative play. "Lil & Louis" 1:30 PM and 7:00 PM $38 First Presbyterian Church The premiere of Jo Morello's new play with music about jazz pioneers Lil Hardin Armstrong and Louis Armstrong. Urbanite Theatre presents "Sender" 8:00 PM Urbanite Theatre A wry, darkly comedic dissection of the millennial transition to adulthood. Visual Art Word Play: Daredevils, Dead Feminists from Springtide Press 10:00 AM Ringling College of Art and Design A Ringling College of Art and Design exhibition.