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From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you "The King & I" and "South Pacific," comes "a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time" (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner and Loewe's "My Fair Lady." Director Bartlett Sher's glowing production is "thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was" (New York Times).
Hailing from Tanzania, the ZUZU African Acrobats celebrate the 2,000-year-old Bantu culture of East Africa in every performance. Performing ancient traditions passed on by elders, this troupe delivers incredible acrobatics, energizing African drumming, singing and dancing, and gravity defying stunts while simultaneously displaying the grace, beauty and strength of the Tanzanian culture of East Africa.
Led by Bob Weir alongside Don Was, Jay Lane and Jeff Chimenti--The band will once again be joined by The Wolfpack, a string and brass quintet which features Alex Kelly, Brian Switzer, Adam Theis, Mads Tolling and Sheldon Brown, along with Barry Sless on pedal steel performing the expansive catalogue of Grateful Dead, Bobby's solo albums and more.
The program will feature Brahms - Tragic Overture; Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op 15 and Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 (New World) in E Minor Op 95 with soloist Oksana Rapita. Rapita, one of the most prominent Ukrainian pianists of the present day, tours extensively abroad and has performed in more than 20 premieres of Ukrainian and foreign composers.
"R.E.S.P.E.C.T." is the ultimate tribute to the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Rejoice while you are taken on an intimate musical odyssey guaranteed to get you up and out of your seat and dancing. The production journeys through Aretha Franklin's courageous life of love, tragedy and triumph starring a live band, supreme vocalists and a night full of music by one of the greatest artists of all time.
"Ireland With Michael LIVE" is a multimedia experience that combines the music, dance and stories of Ireland and features the ethereal voice of leading Irish tenor Michael Londra. Emmy Award-nominated singer and the Voice of Riverdance on Broadway, Michael Londra - an Ames resident - interlaces songs and stories of Ireland to a backdrop of spectacular footage filmed for his PBS travel series in his new show "Ireland With Michael LIVE."