"The Bodyguard is a show with a gripping story, big characters, great humour, and superb scenery and special effects." – West Sussex County Times
Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox!
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible classics including "Queen of the Night," "So Emotional," "One Moment in Time," "Saving All My Love," "Run to You," "I Have Nothing," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and one of the biggest selling songs of all time – "I Will Always Love You."
Rumer began singing at the age of three, performing for her family in their living room. She joined a music conservatory in Idaho at the age of 12 studying opera and then continued her classical training at Interlochen Arts Academy. Lending her talents to various musical theatre productions in high school as well as joining the Jazz Band, her love of music only continued to grow.
In 2014 she started a weekly residency at the famed Sayers Club in Hollywood, where she honed her stage presence and sultry vocals. After releasing her cover of Britney Spears' "Toxic" on iTunes last year, she took the stage for her Broadway Debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago. Most recently she starred in the film adaptation of the musical Hello Again and made her solo cabaret debut and the famed Café Carlyle, receiving rave reviews from the NY Times and other publications across the board. She is currently working on her debut album with legendary writer and producer Linda Perry.
"Sparkling, fresh and lively." – Los Angeles Times
The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to Charlotte. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "Edelweiss" and the title song.
The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp.
The Sound of Music enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when "The Sound of Music Live!" aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.
Peppa Pig, the #1 Family show of 2016, is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig's Surprise! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises!
McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide with high-octane performances since 2010. Acclaimed as "having what it takes" (Boston Philharmonic) and "highly imaginative and well played" (Maine Today), Simply Three continues to receive praise for their ability to impress listeners with a multitude of genres that span from Puccini and Gershwin to artists such as Adele, Coldplay, and Michael Jackson. By reshaping convention through this style of genre hopping, the trio continues to seek the true essence of classical crossover with original works as well as innovative arrangements that showcase their technical virtuosity and heartfelt musicality.
RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular in addition to all your early favorites!
This mind blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles. Experience the worlds' most iconic band and come celebrate 50 years of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.
"Direct from sell out seasons in London, Hong Kong and Edinburgh comes the mind-blowing vocal show GOBSMACKED! the latest sensation from the UK.
This next-generation a cappella show redefines the limits of the human voice.
Featuring the reigning world champion beatboxer Ball-Zee and an international cast of world-class vocalists, GOBSMACKED! weaves stories through all forms of a cappella from traditional street corner harmonies to cutting edge, multi-track live looping.
Heart stopping singing and jaw dropping beatboxing guarantees the audience will leave with a song in their heart and a smile on their face.
GOBSMACKED! is the latest break-out show that everyone is talking about –it's funny, joyful and uplifts the spirits of all ages!"
Direct from its success in London's West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including 'Mrs. Robinson,' 'Cecilia,' 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'Homeward Bound' and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!
The Bumper Jacksons are hot and sweet, painting America's story from the streets of New Orleans to the hollers of the Appalachian mountains, to their vibrant, beloved cities of Baltimore and Washington, DC. Unafraid to scrap together new sounds from forgotten 78's, the Bumper Jacksons boldly and elegantly balance paying homage to the traditions while fashioning their own unique, DIY style.
Honored as the region's 2015 "Artist of the Year" and "Best Folk Band" from 2013 - 2015 at the Washington Area Music Awards, the Bumper Jacksons are playfully creative with their originals and re-imagining roots music with both power and tenderness.
Mnozil Brass has established itself as one of the world's premiere brass ensembles. With over 130 performances a year, the group has sold out houses from the farthest reaches of the European continent to Russia, Israel, China, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United States, and has captivated audiences with their blend of immense virtuosity and theatrical wit. No wonder their videos have garnered millions of YouTube views and their fans have travelled countless miles to hear them play.
In their time away from touring, Mnozil Brass has recorded 8 albums and 6 DVDs. They've collaborated on three operetta and opera productions, and composed and recorded the music for the 2006 film ""Freundschaft."" The group has been nominated for the Amadeus Austrian Music Award and won the prestigious Salzburger Stier Cabaret Prize in 2006.
Scrap Arts Music [skrap-artz-myoo'zik] – noun. 1. An internationally renowned, athletic next-generation percussion ensemble. 2. An earth-friendly, Vancouver-based company that creates unforgettable performances using mobile instruments artfully crafted from industrial scraps. 3. Five extraordinary, virtuosic and innovative drummers. 4. The group that transforms "scrap" into "art," and "arts" into "music".
SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC delivers intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and the hottest –most inventive– reuse of materials on stage today.
Transcending language, culture and age, Scrap Arts Music offers a highly physical, wildly theatrical and thoroughly entertaining taste of the musical vanguard. Suitable for all ages.
Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity. Engage your emotions when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns with contemporary works that touch on timely topics and the beloved classic Revelations, Alvin Ailey's masterpiece that fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.
Robert Earl Keen has blazed a peer, critic, and fan-lauded trail that's earned him living-legend and keeper of the flame status in Americana music. With 19 albums under his belt, Keen's latest recording, Live Dinner Reunion, recorded at Floore's Country Store celebrating the 20th anniversary of the quintessential No. 2 Live Dinner is the stuff of honky-tonk legend. A night that reminded us why we love live music!
While all of Robert Earl Keen's shows are high-energy and full of great music and personal anecdotes that always incite hardy laughter from the crowd, his Christmas shows are magical. Keen's holiday fan-favorite, "Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee," has become the calling card for the season – and 2017 marks the sixth year that Keen has made this tour even more spectacular by adding a playful set straight out of the smash hit's holiday story!
Featuring the finest musicians in New York, The Birdland All-Stars have been thrilling audiences at "The Jazz Corner of the World" for the last 10 years. Returning to the road for the first time in 5 years, the Birdland All-Stars have created new arrangements featuring the music of David Bowie, The Police and Steely Dan, as well as fresh treatments of iconic compositions by Charlie Parker, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock. The Birdland All-Stars will hit the road with their new show in Winter of 2018.