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UPDATES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19

 

UPDATE (3/27/20)

  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall regrets to announce that the performances of An American in Paris scheduled for March 16, 2020 have been canceled in light of the situation surrounding COVID-19.

The Van Wezel’s Box Office will be following up with patrons directly affected by this cancellation.


UPDATE (3/23/20)

  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall regrets to announce that both performances of A Bronx Tale, scheduled for April 21 & 22, 2020, have been canceled in light of the situation surrounding COVID-19.
  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall regrets to announce that our Brian Culbertson performance, scheduled for April 23, 2020, has been canceled in light of the situation surrounding COVID-19.

Please fill out and submit the form HERE to let us know how you want to proceed with your tickets. Disregard the option to keep your tickets as there is no plan to reschedule in the near future.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


UPDATE (3/20/20)

  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall regrets to announce that The Pointer Sisters’ performance scheduled for April 2, 2020 has been canceled in light of the situation surrounding COVID-19. The theater hopes to reschedule their performance at a later date.
  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall regrets to announce that Jackie Evancho’s performance scheduled for April 3, 2020 has been canceled in light of the situation surrounding COVID-19. The theater hopes to reschedule her performance at a later date.
  • The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall's performance of Reza: Edge of Illusion originally scheduled for April 11, 2020 has been moved to January 25, 2021.

The Van Wezel’s Box Office will be following up with patrons directly affected by this cancellation.


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UPDATE (3/19/20)

  • The Van Wezel’s performance of The Choir of Man on March 17, 2020 has been rescheduled for January 28, 2021.
  • The Bachelor Live On Stage scheduled for May 7, 2020 at the Van Wezel has been canceled. The Van Wezel’s Box Office will be following up with patrons directly affected by this change.
  • An Evening with Chris Botti scheduled for April 19, 2020 at the Van Wezel has been rescheduled for March 14, 2021. 
  • Terry Fator’s performance scheduled for April 10, 2020 at the Van Wezel has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2021.
  • In light of the situation surrounding COVID-19, the Harry Connick Jr. - True Love: An Intimate Performance scheduled for March 20, 2020 has been canceled. 

UPDATE (3/18/20)

The following shows have been rescheduled:

  • Johnny Mathis: The Voice of Romance Tour on April 16, 2020 at the Van Wezel has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
  • One Night of Queen scheduled for May 6, 2020 at the Van Wezel has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021.
  • An Evening with Bruce Hornsby on March 29, 2020 has been rescheduled for November 17, 2020.

Patrons who wish to attend the rescheduled performance should keep their tickets, which will be honored for the new performance date. The Van Wezel’s Box Office will be following up with patrons directly affected by this cancellation.


ORIGINAL POST (3/13/20)

In light of the City of Sarasota’s recent declaration of a public health emergency, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has suspended events through March 31, 2020, effective immediately.

Shows impacted at the Van Wezel include:

  • An American in Paris (March 16 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
  • The Choir of Man (March 17 at 8 p.m.)
  • John Pizzarelli & Catherine Russell: A Tribute to Nat King Cole and the Ladies of Song (March 18 at 8 p.m.)
  • America (March 19 at 8 p.m.)
  • Harry Connick, Jr. True Love: An Intimate Performance (March 20 at 8 p.m.)
  • Ringling Town Hall: Lisa Genova (March 23 at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.)*
  • Up, Up and Away starring Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. (March 24 at 8 p.m.)
  • Sarasota Ballet: Romeo & Juliet (March 27-28)*
  • An Evening with Bruce Hornsby (March 29 at 7 p.m.)

The Van Wezel’s Box Office will be following up with patrons directly affected by these cancellations. Patrons who pre-paid for pre-show dining reservations will also be contacted regarding their reservations.Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks (March 13-15)*

*For questions regarding events held by the Sarasota Orchestra, Ringling Town Hall and the Sarasota Ballet, patrons should contact the organizations directly at the following numbers:

Sarasota Orchestra: 941-953-3434
Sarasota Ballet: 941-359-0099
Ringling Town Hall: 941-309-5100


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The hall plans on rescheduling as many events as possible. Patrons who wish to attend the rescheduled performances should keep their tickets, which will be honored for the new performance dates.

Previously rescheduled shows in this timeframe include An Intimate Evening with David Foster: HITMAN Tour Featuring Special Guest Katharine McPhee (originally March 22, 2020, rescheduled for January 31, 2021) and Itzhak Perlman in Recital (originally March 21, 2020, rescheduled for March 8, 2021).

The hall views the health and safety of the audiences, visiting artists and staff as the highest priority, and has greatly increased the frequency and thoroughness of cleaning measures throughout the theater.

Future updates can be obtained from the Van Wezel’s website and social media accounts:

https://www.VanWezel.org
https://www.facebook.com/VANWEZELPAH/
https://twitter.com/vanwezel
https://www.instagram.com/vanwezelpah/


Again, to submit your preferences regarding ticket credits or refunds, please CLICK HERE to fill out an online form. This will save lots of time waiting to speak to someone on the phone.

We thank you for being a valued patron. Stay safe and healthy!

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