My Sanford Magazine presents The Best of Sanford Awards
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 5:30 pm
The 5th Annual Best of Sanford Readers’ Choice Awards Ceremony, hosted by My Sanford Magazine, will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 to honor businesses, individuals, and volunteers chosen by our readers for giving their best to make Sanford the best city in which to live, work, play, and do business. Tickets are $15 through The Ritz Theater at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center for the Red Carpet Event beginning at 5:30 pm and Awards at 6:30 pm. There will be an additional cost for the separate After-Party at 8:00 pm at The Basin located in Henry’s Depot in Sanford following the ceremony. A share of profits from the evening will go to support Latinos In Action at Seminole High School.
The Inaugural Miss Seminole County Scholarship Competition
Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm
The competition will be held at the historical and beautiful, Ritz Theater at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in downtown Sanford, Florida.
Four titles will be awarded:
• Miss Seminole County
• Miss Wekiva Springs
• Miss Seminole County’s Outstanding Teen
• Miss Wekiva Springs’ Outstanding Teen
Each titleholder recipient will receive a college scholarship. Our titleholders will represent our community with one complete year of service to Seminole County.
Russian Ballet Orlando presents The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm
Join the talented dancers of Russian Ballet as they present the classic story of The Nutcracker in collaboration with Orlando Children’s Choir. Clara, Drosselmeyer, and the Mouse King come to life in this holiday favorite. Spectacular dancing, singing and beautiful costumes will transport you to the Land of the Sweets and bring this holiday classic to life. Set to the rich, melodic score by Pyotr Tchaikowsky, this traditional ballet will bring life and warmth to your holiday season.
21st Century Variety Entertainment Presents The Amazing World of Illusions
Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm
The Amazing World of Illusions is officially coming to the Ritz Theater January 15, 2022, for a one time performance. This is a Las Vegas style Magic & Illusion show featuring Illusions by Kendrix and the Award Winning Magic and Comedy of Comedy Magician Glen Foster, who performs for many Cruise Lines. It is a fun show for the entire family. We look forward to entertaining all of you. Some of you might even be helpers on stage. Let's sell-out this Show. Get your tickets before they DISAPPEAR...PURCHASE NOW.
Puttin' on the RITZ American Bandstand
Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 5:30 pm
You have never attended a Puttin’ On The Ritz annual fundraiser like this one. The Ritz Theater at Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center street party will highlight the best musical moments of the American Bandstand era, complete with wonderful food from local partners, street performers from our superb theatrical shows, costumes and outfits celebrating the pop culture and music of the 50s – 80s, and a full-length live concert. It all supports the Ritz Theater’s mission and vision to be a true community theater.
Stage Door Bookings presents Kick the Bucket List Comedy Show
Friday, February 04, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Also known as The World According to AARP, this is the perfect show for baby boomers. Kick The Bucket List pokes fun at growing older with an uproarious mix of stand-up comedy and trips down memory lane. Veteran comedians and entertainers John Carfi, Scott Novotny, and Bob Burr are seasoned professionals who know how to tickle the funny bone. Their sharp, non-offensive humor, magic, and hilarious audience participation are guaranteed to have you laughing until your cheeks hurt.
The Edwards Twins Master Impersonators
Friday, February 18, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Remember the wonderful variety shows we grew up watching in the 70s and 80s? This is your chance to see them magically re-created by #1 Las Vegas impersonators: twins, Anthony and Eddie Edwards. The Edwards brothers use state-of-the-art 3-D make-up artistry to look like the music superstars of today and yesterday. More than that, you will find it hard to believe you are not actually hearing a live performance by such greats as Elton John, Tom Jones, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Sonny & Cher, and many more.
Andy Gross Live 2022
Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Back by popular demand! Andy Gross is a comedian, magician, ventriloquist, and internet sensation. You may recognize him from numerous television appearances including The Ellen Show, or from over 500 million online views of his viral videos (check out his YouTube channel). Andy Gross is one of the most popular touring entertainers working today and is bringing his show to Sanford for one night only. Suitable for families yet sophisticated enough for adult date night. Don't miss this unforgettable night of fun.
Stage Door Bookings presents Two Guys Walk Into A Bar Comedy Tour
Saturday, April 09, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Who are these 2 guys?
Those 2 Guys are top comedians Mark Riccadonna & Tom Briscoe. Their quick wit, timing, and rapport drawn from decades of comedy, show business and friendship make every show hilariously fresh. The gap between their ages and stages in life makes for great comedic fodder. For example, Tom and his wife are happily married with two grown up daughters out of the house. Mark and his wife are happily married with two little boys destroying the house. The Two Guys Walk Into A Bar Comedy Tour will hit the funny bone for adults of all ages.
Flamenco Dance Showcase
Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Experience a story of love, passion, and emotions through rhythmic flamenco dancing and music presented by Flamenco Alborea Orlando.
Top 40 Songs of the Past 40 Years
Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Join us for a wonderful night of music. The Sanford Jazz Ensemble, Central Florida’s longest running jazz band with a superb cast of vocalists, will feature a playlist of Top 40 songs from the past 40 years.
Be entertained by the best of jazz. The songs of Chicago, Tower of Power, Blood Sweat & Tears, The Beatles, Elton John, Ray Charles, The Ventures, Herb Alpert are among the many favorites that will make this fundraiser #1 on your hit parade of entertainment and fun.