Long-Running Off-Broadway Play Opens at Ritz Theater

Long-Running Off-Broadway Play Opens at Ritz Theater

Located in Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida, The Ritz Theater is the region’s entertainment destination. Experience amazing performances, popular theatricals, ballet, Illusionists and magicians, special events, and classic movies. See shows that memorable experiences that engage, inspire, and entertain audiences of all ages.

Vanities – Live Stage Performance

March 8, 9, 15, 16 at 7:30PM | March 10, 17 at 3PM | March 16 at 2 PM

“Vanities,” by Jack Heifer, is a poignant comedy-drama capturing the lives of three Texan girls: Joanne, Kathy, and Mary. From vivacious cheerleaders in 1963 to uncertain young women in college five years later, and finally, to a strained reunion in 1974, their friendship evolves amidst diverging paths and faded camaraderie. As they struggle with their futures, the once seamless bond is tested. Have they outgrown their BFF status? Find out, on opening night Friday, March 8. Tickets: $25-32

Open Auditions for Rodger & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Monday – Wednesday, March 11, 12, 13 at 6:30PM-8PM

Directed by Barb Kellar for the Ritz Theater in Sanford, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella centers on a girl who dreams of a chance to go to the ball. Although there are many obstacles to overcome, she hopes she will get a little help from her godmother who thinks she wishes too much. We encourage actors up to age 20 to audition so that we will have the greatest latitude possible in casting the show. See www.ritztheatersanford.com/theater for details.

Dublin City Ramblers

Monday, March 18 at 7:30PM

The Dublin City Ramblers are Irish music icons, shaping folk music for over five decades with their unique style and unmatched delivery of traditional tunes. Led by Sean McGuinness, they’ve earned 8 gold albums, lifetime achievement awards, and even keys to three cities in the USA. Recognized as Ireland’s premier Folk & Ballad Group, they’ve contributed timeless hits like “Flight of Earls” to the Great Irish Songbook, leaving an indelible mark on music history. Tickets: $28-$35

Family Movie Classics: The Secret Garden & Food Drive

Friday, March 22 at 7PM

The Secret Garden is a story of a young girl named Mary Lennox, who is orphaned in India and sent to live with her uncle in England. She discovers a hidden garden that belonged to her late aunt and befriends her sickly cousin Colin and a local boy Dickon. Together, they restore the garden and heal their own wounds. This is a free movie. Be sure to bring a canned good item for Seminole County Schools’ Foodbank.

Seminole State College Spring Jazz Night

Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30PM

Calling all Jazz enthusiasts. Seminole State College presents the SSC Jazz Ambassadors Big Band, Seminole Sound Choral Group, and Jazz Combo in concert for a night of jazz. Led by band director, James Smisek and choral director, Dianna Campbell, the ensembles will be performing both classic and contemporary compositions for your listening pleasure. This is a free concert. Please save your seat by RSVPing in advance online.

Ritz Charity Bingo

Tuesday, March 26 at 7PM

Have fun and support the Ritz Theater at our monthly Bingo held at Dees Brother’s Brewery across the street from the theater. We have fun prizes, a 50/50, and of course, great food/drinks are available for purchase. We play 4 rounds of regular bingo and one 50/50 game. The price for the regular games is $20 for 24 bingo cards (you can play as many cards as you like in each game). The 50/50 bingo cards are sold separately for $5 each.

Steeln’ Peaches: An Allman Brothers Revue with Kaleigh Baker’s Someday Honey as Janice Joplin

Friday, March 29 at 8PM
Experience a night of musical magic at the Ritz Theater with Steeln’ Peaches, an Allman Brothers Revue, delivering authentic Southern rock vibes that pay homage to the iconic band. Opening the show is Kaleigh Baker’s Someday Honey, captivating the audience with a soulful tribute to Janis Joplin. Set in the intimate ambiance of the Ritz Theater, this one-night-only event promises an unforgettable celebration of legendary music. Don’t miss the chance to witness the enchanting performances that will leave you with cherished memories of a night filled with timeless tunes and electrifying energy. Tickets: $25-$55

Brand New Day: Tribute to Sting & The Police

Saturday, March 30 at 7:30PM

Led by Todd Plant, a seasoned singer/musician with a chameleon-like voice, this tribute band delivers an unforgettable performance honoring both the Police and Sting’s extensive catalog. With Butch Thomas, Sting’s former sax player, they faithfully recreate diverse musical styles, spanning from reggae-tinged new wave to jazz and pop. Plant, known for his mastery of tribute bands, has tackled a wide array of iconic artists, ensuring an engaging experience for audiences. Presented by Allengang Entertainment, this production promises an immersive journey through the legendary sounds of Sting and the Police. Tickets: $28-$35

The Ritz Theater

Tickets and more program details are available on the Theater’s website at www.ritztheatersanford.com/calander or by calling the box office at 407-321-8111. The Theater, a 100-year-old restored performing arts center, is located at 201 S. Magnolia Avenue in historic downtown Sanford, FL. The box office ticket window is open weekday from 9:30 to 5:30 and 2 hours before each performance.