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Special Events

Asolo Rep’s Special Events are a way to have fun while supporting the theatre. Our events offer unique opportunities to interact with directors, artists, and other arts supporters.

Whether you attend the Annual Gala, our largest fundraiser with dining, auctions, live music and dancing -- or one of our more intimate events like the Starry Night Dinner Series or the Director’s Take Luncheon, we hope you will be engaged and will establish memorable, lifetime connections. So come celebrate with us!

Annual Gala

Asolo Rep’s biggest fundraiser of the year featuring a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a seated dinner, paddle raise, live music, and dancing.

Starry Night Dinners

Three dinners at exclusive Sarasota locations, each themed to one of Asolo Rep’s productions. Enjoy exquisite dining, fine wines and entertainment by Asolo Rep performers.

Season Celebration on Stage

A dramatic and interactive dinner on Asolo Rep’s Mertz Theatre stage in celebration of the theatre’s entire season, hosted by Managing Director Linda DiGabriele.

Men Who Cook & Brew

A dinner prepared by Sarasota and Bradenton’s most well-respected men, a craft beer tasting garden, live music, contests and more!

Director's Take Luncheon

A lunch and stimulating conversation with Asolo Rep’s directors, exploring the themes of the season.

Designer Brunches

A gourmet brunch, followed by a panel discussion providing an inside look into what inspires acclaimed designers to create the costumes you see on stage.

Asolo Rep Adventures

Unique trips featuring specially designed custom tours with a primary focus on theatre. Participants attend award-winning Broadway shows and get exclusive access to private homes, galleries, backstage tours and much more.