Givens Performing Arts Center
Givens Performing Arts Center

Broadway and More Series

2014-15 Broadway and More Series

All dates and artists subject to change due to availability.

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Broadway Rox!

Friday, September 20, 2014
8:00 pm.
Tickets: $36/$31/$21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff/ $26 Alumni

BROADWAY ROX is a new live concert experience that celebrates your favorite hits from over 20 of the most iconic Broadway musicals! Supported by exciting video projections, the cast of 6 Broadway stars and recording artists will have you dancing in the aisles (sharing the stage with a thrilling 5-piece band). Those familiar with GLEE and SMASH will love the awesome mash-ups of their favorite Broadway songs as ROX celebrates the BEST music from the Great White Way!

The BROADWAY ROX Creative Team includes Broadway veterans Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Jason Howland (Jekyll & Hyde, Handel’s Messiah Rocks, composer of Broadway’s Little Women), Rich Affannato (Tony® Award-nominated producer, Peter and the Starcatcher, Silence! The Musical, ANN at Lincoln Center) and Thom Schilling (Les Miserables, Fosse, The American Dance Machine).

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The National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China

Monday, October 13
7:30 pm                            
Tickets: $36/$31/$21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff/ $26 Alumni

The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China 2014 was founded in 1951 and has been one of the most acclaimed acrobatic troupes in China. Over several generations, the Company has developed many unique acrobatic acts like“Global Motorcycling”, “Kicking Bowls to Heads on High Unicycles”, “Russian Bars In Chinese Traditional Style”, “Chinese Poles In Shaolin Style”, “Diving Through Moving Hoops”,

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Jekyll & Hyde

Monday, October 20, 2014
7:30 pm 
Tickets: $41/$36/$21 / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff/ $31 Alumni

Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story about a brilliant but obsessive scientist whose alter ego wreaks havoc across Victorian London. An evocative tale of two men – one a doctor, passionate and romantic - the other, a terrifying madman; and two women - one, beautiful and trusting - the other, beautiful and trusting only herself. Both in love with the same man and both unaware of his dark secret.

Featuring a thrilling pop rock score including the unforgettable hit, "This Is The Moment" from multi Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn & double Oscar and Grammy winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.

"Lush, appealing and genuinely moving" proclaims The Daily News, Jekyll & Hyde is back. Don't miss it!

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American Big Band: Home for the Holidays

Friday, November 21, 2014
8 pm 
Tickets: $36/$31/$21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff/ $26 Alumni

An amazing 11-piece big band along with outstanding singers and dancers fill the stage with majestic and lush arrangements of Christmas favorites. Glorious, colorful costumes in a grand Christmas setting enhance the exciting choreographic routines as the joy of Christmas comes to you and yours.

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Million Dollar Quartet

Thursday, January 15, 2015
7:30 pm
Tickets: $36/$31/$21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff/ $26 Alumni

Ready to rock out like it’s 1956 all over again? A nationwide touring hit, Tony® Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet takes audiences back to December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins together in what became one of the most memorable nights in music. Based around that historical event, the musical recounts how the legends ended up in the same room at Sun Records in Memphis for one of the greatest impromptu rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions in history.

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North Carolina Symphony

Saturday, March 21, 2015
8 pm
Tickets: $31, $26, $21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff / $26 Alumni

North Carolina's own! Featuring a classical program conducted by Grant Lwelellyn.

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Natalie MacMaster & Connell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
7:30 pm
Tickets: $31, $26, $21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff / $26 Alumni

This extraordinary Canadian couple joins forces for their brand new show, representing the next step in their musical and personal journey. For the first time, their children will join them, making this a true family affair and demonstrating that this next generation has undoubtedly inherited many great talents. Celtic dancers and singers from their hometowns of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Lakefield, Ontario round out the roster, and together they burn up the stage with some ferocious fiddling and spectacular step-dancing.

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The Great Gatsby

Saturday, April 25, 2015
8 pm
Tickets: $31, $26, $21* / $16 child or student
$5 UNCP Student / $16 Faculty or Staff / $26 Alumni

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic literary work, is now brought to the stage with this compelling production by Montana Repertory Theatre. With themes from the Roaring Twenties that resonate with the current times, this show brings the beauty and poetry of the original masterpiece to life.

 

OTHER TOURING EVENTS MAY BE FOUND UNDER SPECIAL EVENTS.

*$20 seats for each show may be limited visibility (obstructed view), depending on the set up of the stage for each individual show and this is not determined until the stage is set day of show. These seats are in sections 1, 5, 6 & 14.