Sarasota Ballet: John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker
John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker is a gift to the City and State. Sarasota’s Own Nutcracker has become a holiday favorite. As the Sarasota Orchestra plays Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score, join Clara’s dream as she runs away to Sarasota with the circus. John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker is a true magical family experience.
Tickets: 941-359-0099x101 | SarasotaBallet.org
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The Van Wezel Seating Chart
Student Rush Tickets
For this performance, can be obtained through the Box Office by the following:
- Students (LIMIT 1 EACH WITH ID at the Box Office)
- Teachers (LIMIT 1 EACH WITH ID at the Box Office)
- City Employees (LIMIT 2 EACH WITH ID at the Box Office)
- Ushers (LIMIT 1 EACH)
- Active Military Service Personnel (LIMIT 1 EACH WITH VALID ID AT BOX OFFICE ONLY)
*Based on seating availability*
Curtain Calls are your opportunity to learn more about the creative process with our visiting artists. These informal pre- or post-performance discussions, all held at the Van Wezel, are FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. Please join us!
Sorry, group tickets are not available for this event.
For the Hearing Impaired
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is the first theater in Sarasota to install the revolutionary Hearing Loop System for those who suffer from hearing loss, thanks to financial support from Sertoma Sarasota. The hearing loop is the only system that transmits performers' voices from a microphone directly into a hearing aids or cochlear implants equipped with telecoils, allowing wearers to use hearing aids as wireless loudspeakers. This system complements the existing Sennheiser Infrared Listening System. Wireless headsets can be used at any seat in the auditorium and are available in both the Main and Bayside Lobbies. Sign language interpreters are available upon request through the box office.
Patrons in Wheelchairs or with Mobility Issues
Patrons in wheelchairs may enter through automatic doors in both Main and Bayside lobbies on ground level (no stairs). Accessible parking is available on the circle in front of the building and in the main parking lot. Cars must have necessary identification to qualify for these special arrangements. Patrons with mobility issues can be accommodated in restrooms off both lobbies. There is a wheelchair on the premises for emergency use, thanks to the generosity of Easter Seals.