Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Advancement

Sara Robinson will be responsible for creating and implementing innovative development programs for the campaign to build a new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Director of Education and Community Programs

Justin Gomlak was previously dance/theater specialist and arts department chair at The Dalton School.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Art Therapy

Van Wezel Foundation Underwrites Program for Therapeutic Arts

It's part of an ongoing collaboration with Resilient Retreat.

04/21/2022 By Staff

time capsules

These Historic Local Buildings Were Nominated as Landmarks Worth Saving

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation nominated these sites for their third annual "Six to Save" initiative.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Breaking News

Van Wezel Foundation, City of Sarasota Execute Partnership Agreement for Sarasota Performing Arts Center

The foundation has assembled a team of theater experts for the new performing arts center

04/04/2022 By Staff

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Anastasia Thrills at Van Wezel

The touring production successfully brings together romance, spectacle and a bit of mystery.

03/19/2022 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Press, Public Relations Director

Muffy Lavens was previously media relations manager at Southeastern Guide Dogs.

03/16/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Gershwin Musical An American in Paris Gets an Update for the Stage

Music, dance, love and art combine in a retelling of the classic film story.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Romance Reigns

Seven Valentine's Day Date Night Ideas

Looking for something to do with your sweetie besides dine this Valentine’s Day? Check out these entertainment offerings.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch this month.

02/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Fundraising

Van Wezel Foundation Gala Raises $1.7 Million

It was also announced that the first $20 million in private funding for the future Sarasota Performing Arts Center was committed by the foundation board.

01/28/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Harry Connick Jr. entertains at the Van Wezel, The Sarasota Ballet performs, Emanuel Ax plays Chopin, and more.

01/27/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

PINCfest takes over the Rosemary District, Asolo Rep opens a new show, tango at the Van Wezel and more.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Jay Leno at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Embracing Our Differences and more.

01/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Security

Van Wezel Now Using Touch-Free Security Scanners

The walk-through scanners have been installed in both the main lobby and bayside entrances to the hall.

12/31/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New Year's celebrations, Renee Fleming and Jefferson Starship at the Van Wezel, and more.

12/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Van Wezel Announces Star-Studded Performances to Kick Off 2022

Celebrate the new year with friends and family by taking in a Broadway show, comedy, or award-winning singers at the beloved Sarasota venue.

12/21/2021