PERFORMING ARTS

Center Stage 2014-2015 Season

Thank you to our Season Sponsors:

Art & Lorraine Gonzales

Ballet Jazz Montreal | Motown Revue | Gilbert & Sullivan | Forbidden Hollywood | Chanticleer

Season tickets: $140 | Members: $125 | Individual : $27 Members/ $30 Non-Members

 

BALLET JAZZ MONTREAL
Tues., Oct 28, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Known as the “feel-good company,” Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal consistently delivers sophisticated, technically-stunning works by the world’s most renowned choreographers. “Runway-sleek with polished moves” meeting “the energy of a tsunami with stamina to spare” (Los Angeles Times), the company is among the dance world’s elite—coolly stylized, athletic and refined.

Performance Sponsors:

Art & Lorraine Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Jeff & Paula Chostner

 

 


 

Salute to Swing

MOTOWN REVUE
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The Tunisia Band brings R&B to life with their charming enthusiasm, professional choreography, and high energy performances, guaranteed to make you want to dance! The ten-piece band features front line vocals of Orlando Poole, Yvonne Brown, and Stephen Wilburn, three horns, and a four piece rhythm section. They are a powerhouse full of talent and energy that is second to none. Get ready to lose yourself in the legendary music of Motown.

Performance Sponsors: Art & Lorraine Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Hurtig, Gardner, & Froelich, Bill & Carolyn Jackson-Hilton

 


Salute to Swing

 

I'VE GOT A LITTLE TWIST (New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players)
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm

It’s where The Mikado meets The Music Man. Where the HMS Pinafore sets sail forBrigadoon. Where The Pirates of Penzance take shore leave On the Town. It’s I’ve Got a Little Twist—a one-of-a-kind show that proves the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire is as fun, fresh, and full-of-life as, well, three little maids from school! See for yourself as New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players celebrates the legacy of Gilbert & Sullivan in American musical theater, featuring favorites from Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bernstein, Sondheim, Lerner & Loewe, Meredith Willson, and Jerry Herman. Life is a cabaret and so is this show—and as we all know, it’s always more entertaining when you add a little twist.

Performance Sponsors: Art & Lorraine Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, University Park Care Center, Jean & Gloria Maddux, Bev Moore

 


Salute to Swing

FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Hot on the heels of its wicked predecessor Forbidden Broadway,Forbidden Hollywood has come to town, guns blazing and smokin’ with attitude. Forbidden Hollywood cuts through tinseltown’s bombast and star power with surgical precision. Blockbusters like Star Wars, Titanic, Harry Potter, Shrek, Lord of the Rings, Austin Powers and Moulin Rougereceive the comic once-over. No film, brand-new or venerable, is safe when creator Gerard Alessandrini wields his nasty pen!

Alessandrini keeps the show topical by constantly updating the material. Other actors who are satirized include Keanu Reeves, Melanie Griffith, Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise and long famous stars like Katharine Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Marlon Brando, Barbara Streisand, Audrey Hepburn, Louis Armstrong, Ann-Margaret and Liza Minelli.

“Hilarious! Get a ticket immediately!”- Los Angeles Times

Performance Sponsors: Art & Lorraine Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Greg & Sally Berryman, Life Care Centers, Kathy Farley & Fran McClave, DQ Dairy Queen,

 

 


 

Salute to Swing

 

CHANTICLEER: An Orchestra of Voices
Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 pm

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, and named Ensemble of the Year by Musical America, the San Francisco-based, GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer embarks upon its 36th season in 2013-14, performing in 23 of the United States. A winter international tour of 9 European countries will see debuts in Dublin, Moscow, and St. Petersburg; and returns to Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Antwerp, Rotterdam, and Bruges. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

 

Performance Sponsors: Art & Lorraine Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Ted & Sylvia Clair, Dorothy O’Dowd


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