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Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

777 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, USA
Seats (approximate)
1707
Come From Away
Nov 23, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021
Musical Original
Les Misérables
Feb 26, 2020 - Mar 01, 2020
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Comedy
The Illusionists
Apr 30, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
The Lion King - Rafiki
Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
Dec 26, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018
Featuring Music Produced and Recorded by Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Miami Sound Machine; Book by Alexander Dinelaris
Musical Original
Jersey Boys
Apr 10, 2018 - Apr 12, 2018
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
A Night with Janis Joplin
Jan 08, 2018 - Jan 08, 2018
Book by Randy Johnson
Musical Original
Kinky Boots
Apr 25, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Chicago
Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Dirty Dancing
Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 11, 2017
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Jersey Boys
Mar 11, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Million Dollar Quartet
Apr 08, 2014 - Apr 09, 2014
Musical Original
Chicago
Mar 07, 2014 - Mar 09, 2014
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Hello, Dolly!
Dec 03, 2013 - Dec 04, 2013
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Mar 05, 2013 - Mar 10, 2013
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Musical Revival Drama
Xanadu
Apr 20, 2010 - Apr 22, 2010
Musical Original Fantasy
Musical Original Comedy
Ain't Misbehavin'
Jan 03, 2009 - Jan 04, 2009
Musical Revival Revue
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Dec 25, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007
Music by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Lyrics by William Finn
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Feb 06, 2007 - Feb 11, 2007
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Jeffrey Lane; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original Comedy
Altar Boyz
Dec 15, 2006 - Dec 17, 2006
Musical Original Farce
Annie
Oct 24, 2006 - Oct 25, 2006
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Revival Comedy
Movin Out
Feb 07, 2006 - Feb 12, 2006
Music by Billy Joel; Lyrics by Billy Joel
Musical Original Dance
Musical Original Drama
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Jan 25, 2005 - Jan 27, 2005
New Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Dick Scanlan, Richard Morris; New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Musical Original Comedy
Evita - 2004
Dec 30, 2004 - Jan 02, 2005
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Chicago
Apr 27, 2004 - Apr 29, 2004
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
42nd Street
Mar 02, 2004 - Mar 05, 2004
Music by Harry Warren; Book by Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Al Dubin
Musical Revival Comedy
Jesus Christ Superstar
Nov 25, 2003 - Nov 30, 2003
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Some Like It Hot
Feb 24, 2003 - Mar 02, 2003
Music by Jule Styne; Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Musical Original Comedy
Annie Get Your Gun
Apr 10, 2001 - Apr 15, 2001
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields; Revised book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Musical Revival Comedy
Chicago
Oct 17, 2000 - Oct 22, 2000
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Revival Comedy
Grease
Apr 05, 1996 - Apr 07, 1996
Musical Revival Comedy
Hello, Dolly!
Dec 13, 1995 - Dec 15, 1996
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Dec 08, 1995 - Dec 10, 1995
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
State Fair
Nov 24, 1995 - Nov 26, 1995
Musical Original Comedy
Angels in America
Apr 25, 1995 - Apr 26, 1995
Written by Tony Kushner
Play Original
The Sisters Rosensweig
Apr 07, 1995 - Apr 09, 1995
Written by Wendy Wasserstein
Play Original
Crazy For You
Feb 21, 1995 - Feb 26, 1995
Musical Original Comedy
Fiddler on the Roof
Oct 11, 1994 - Oct 13, 1994
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Annie Get Your Gun
Nov 02, 1993 - Nov 04, 1993
Musical Revival Comedy
Lost in Yonkers
Apr 13, 1993 - Apr 15, 1993
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Evita - 1992
Feb 09, 1993 - Feb 11, 1993
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Breaking Legs
Jan 08, 1993 - Jan 10, 1993
Written by Tom Dulack
Play Original Comedy
Aspects of Love
Nov 03, 1992 - Nov 05, 1992
Musical Original
Grand Hotel
Apr 15, 1992 - Apr 16, 1992
Musical Original Drama
A Chorus Line
Apr 09, 1992 - Apr 11, 1992
Musical Revival Drama
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Mar 10, 1992 - Mar 13, 1992
Music by Buddy Holly; Book by Alan Janes; Lyrics by Buddy Holly
Musical Original
Lost in Yonkers
Feb 25, 1992 - Feb 26, 1992
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
M. Butterfly
Oct 31, 1991 - Oct 31, 1991
Written by David Henry Hwang
Play Original Drama
A Chorus Line
Mar 05, 1991 - Mar 07, 1991
Musical Revival Drama
Lend Me a Tenor
Jan 04, 1991 - Jan 08, 1991
Written by Ken Ludwig
Play Original Comedy Farce
La Cage aux Folles
Dec 14, 1987 - Dec 19, 1987
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Comedy
Children of a Lesser God
Jan 05, 1982 - Jan 07, 1982
Written by Mark Medoff
Play Original DramaSign Language
Deathtrap
Mar 26, 1980 - Mar 26, 1980
Written by Ira Levin
Play Original Mystery Thriller Comedy
Aint Misbehavin
Jan 28, 1980 - Jan 29, 1980
Musical Original Revue
Bubbling Brown Sugar
Feb 28, 1978 - Feb 28, 1978
Book by Loften Mitchell
Musical Original Revue
Same Time, Next Year
Jan 23, 1978 - Jan 23, 1978
Written by Bernard Slade
Play Original Comedy
Pippin
Mar 08, 1975 - Mar 08, 1975
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original Comedy
The Sunshine Boys
Jan 08, 1975 - Jan 08, 1975
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Prisoner of Second Avenue
Feb 02, 1974 - Feb 02, 1974
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy Drama
No, No, Nanette
Jan 29, 1974 - Jan 30, 1974
Musical Revival Comedy
Zorba
Nov 16, 1970 - Nov 17, 1970
Music by John Kander; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original