Van Wezel announces 2006-07 season shows
By JOHN FLEMING
Published July 2, 2006
Van Wezel Hall has announced its 2006-07 Broadway and Las Vegas Nights series, as well as its Traveling Stage series at the nearby Players Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at the hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; (941) 953-3368 or toll-free 1-800-826-9303; vanwezel.org. Here are the schedules.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1: The Producers; Oct. 24-25: Annie; Nov. 17-19: Hairspray; Nov. 25-26: Jesus Christ Superstar; Dec. 1-3: Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy; Dec. 13-14: Wonderful Town; Dec. 15-16: Altar Boyz; Dec. 29-31: Man of La Mancha; Jan. 8-9: Aida; Jan. 13-14: Broadway on Ice; Jan. 17: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Jan. 26: I Can't Stop Loving You; Jan. 31: Drum!; Feb. 20-21: Riverdance; Feb. 27: Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight; March 6: Bowfire; March 26: Pirates of Penzance; April 3-8: Mamma Mia!
Las Vegas Nights
Nov. 15: Temptations, Four Tops; Nov. 24: Smothers Brothers, Judy Collins; Dec. 8: George Carlin; Jan. 10: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; Jan. 29: Neil Sedaka; Feb. 22: Liza Minnelli; March 12: Paul Anka; March 18: Jackie Mason; March 30: Les Folies Russes; April 14: Tom Jones.
Dec. 19-24: Plaid Tidings; April 17-22: My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy; April 24-29: Pluck in The Specialists.