Athens Area Arts
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OU Performing Arts Series Presents: Broadway's Memphis the Musical 7:30 pm, Mar 17 2015 Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, 47 E. Union St., Athens Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical TURN UP THAT DIAL... From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love.
OU Performing Arts presents: Simply Three 7:30 PM, Mar 16 2015 Baker Center Theater Old School Training. New School Sound. Hailed by the Boston Philharmonic, "They've got what it takes" says it all for this new and invigorating string trio. Comprised of violinist Alex Weill, cellist Zack Clark, and bassist Nicholas Villalobos, Simply Three is redefining string music. Each musician has won numerous awards, trained with world-renowned artists, and performed with symphonies across the nation.
OU Performing Arts presents: VOICE 7:30PM, Feb 24 2015 Baker Center Theater, 1 Park Place, Ohio University, Athens Voice are a versatile female a Capella vocal trio, formed in 2006, who feel as at home performing the medieval chant of Hildegard of Bingen as new contemporary compositions, and their own world folk arrangements.
OU Performing Arts Series Presents: It Gets Better 7:30 pm, Feb 12 2015 Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, 47 E. Union St., Athens No matter how difficult things may seem, it gets better… A collaboration between the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, Speak Theater Arts, and the It Gets Better Project.
Athens AM Rotary presents the 5th annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater event featuring your favorite local rotarians! "There'll be a gatherin' of the townsfolk on February 13, 2015 to decide whodunnit and rustle up the criminal for a hangin!" More information is available at http://www.athensamrotary.org/who-shot-the-sheriff-.html
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (main series) Feb 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium Transcending human boundaries through contemporary dance. Rooted in the African-American experience, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is a culturally diverse contemporary dance company committed to reaching the broadest audience through exceptional performance and arts-integrated education. Now in its 45th year, DCDC has won national and international acclaim and is renowned for powerful, artistic performances, a diverse repertoire of works by world class choreographers, and excellence in educational programming.
Stuart's is excited to welcome South African music legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Nelsonville! In 2014, Ladysmith Black Mambazo celebrates over fifty years of joyous and uplifting music. Within their singing are the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions. In those fifty plus years, the a cappella vocal group has created a musical and spiritual message that has touched a worldwide audience. Their singing efforts have garnered praise and accolades from a wide body of people, organizations and countries including Grammy awards and nominations for both Academy and Tony Awards.
ABC Players present Aresenic and Old Lace Thursday, May 14, 2015-Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:00pm and Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00pm ABC Players present Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by James Euto. Meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers. Curtain time is 8 p.m. on May 14, 15, &16, and 2 p.m. on May 17. $10 advance • $12 at the door • $7 student TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 2015
ABC Players present Shrek the Musical March 13-14, 20-21 at 8:00pm and March 22 at 2:00pm Shrek the Musical, in which a loveable ogre wins the heart of Princess Fiona. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture and book by William Steig. Directed by Sylvia Abbott with musical direction by Lynn Sullivan. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. on Mar 13-14 & 20-21, 2015 and 2:00 p.m. on Mar 22. $10 advance • $12 at the door • $7 student TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 2015