The Ugly Duckling
The Tortoise and the Hare
presented by Lightwire Theater
In an age where television, computers and video games reign, Lightwire Theater delivers these classic tales in a visually remarkable way using full-bodied electroluminescent puppetry that the whole family will enjoy! For everyone ages 5 and up.
Superb technique. Emotionally compelling. With stunning athleticism, this company’s 10 dancers seamlessly shift from an explosive and passionate repertoire to moments of intimacy and restraint, delivering an artistic experience that you won’t soon forget!
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.
Please note: performances include strobe lights and fog.
These four talented entertainers shared the Broadway stage for hundreds of performances of the Tony® Award-winning mega-hit
Jersey Boys before reuniting as The Midtown Men to bring their magic to audiences everywhere, singing all the hits from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Jackson Five, The Four Seasons and more!
Cyrus Chestnut Quartet:
Get ready for a musical experience like never before when jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut and his trio take the stage to deliver their own brand of earthy, freewheeling entertainment. Leveraging his affinity for gospel, Chestnut also enjoys mixing styles and resists being typecast in any one niche and has a reputation for skillful versatility and an ability for blending sounds that are not to be missed.
With decades as a professional speaker and humorist, this former Miss Congeniality in the Miss America Pageant embodies the classic sophisticated Southern woman and, now in her 70s, shows no sign of slowing down. Robertson's sharp, witty humor will leave you laughing so hard your sides will hurt!
Deke Sharon and The House Jacks will host the proceedings of the VoiceJam competition as audiences of all ages enjoy the high octane performances and the field is narrowed. A panel of celebrity judges (names to be announced in early 2015) will select a winner.
VoiceJam Red Carpet Showcase
This red-carpet celebration will highlight the winner from the previous night’s competition and will feature full performances by professional ensembles The House Jacks and Voco Novo. Plus, a big surprise awaits the audience at the close of the evening!
Joe Locke Quartet with vocalist Kenny Washington
As a soloist, jazzman Joe Locke is capable of stunning power and broad emotional range. Joining Locke onstage is his piano-bass-drums trio, along with award-winning vocalist Kenny Washington – a jazz virtuoso who thrills audiences with his soulful interpretations and seemingly limitless range. From Locke’s seamless arrangements to his musical storytelling, you’ll love every last number!
presented by Theater Terra
Theater Terra presents this charming stage adaption of Eric Hill’s beloved children’s book, "Spot." Together with that lovable dog, preschoolers and their parents will embark on an entertaining and educational adventure. Can everybody recognize the sounds of the animals to help Spot bring them home? For everyone ages 2 and up.
Praised by the
New Yorker for its “exhilarating blend of precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam,” So Percussion’s adventurous spirit has redefined the modern percussion ensemble, as they explore unusual instruments like the amplified cactus, bowed marimba, aluminum pipes and the German glockenspiel.
Wendy Whelan’s elegant movement and intelligent approach to performing is legendary and this has never been more vivid than in her new project,
Restless Creature. Whelan collaborates with four young and prodigious choreographers, their unique styles stretching Whelan’s artistry in unexpected ways as she adapts to each distinct vision while maintaining her own glowing individuality.
An Evening with David Sedaris
Join us for an evening of conversation and masterful satire as NPR humorist and
The New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris shares top-of-mind reflections from his collection of oft-snarky and sarcastic personal essays that slice through cultural euphemisms and political correctness. Sedaris is one of the most observant writers of the human condition today – and bar none, the funniest.
Winner of the “Best New Artist” Grammy Award in 1991 for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,”
folk-rock singer/songwriter Marc Cohn has the unique ability to combine the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Cohn's distinctive voice and nuanced delivery will resonate with you long after the show is over.
Winner of eight 2012 Tony® Awards including Best Musical,
ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience, featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.
presented by Cirque Alfonse
Taking inspiration from the woods surrounding their own real-life family farm, Cirque Alfonse’s talented tumblers and musicians take the audience on a wild ride of gravity-defying acrobatics and thrilling tricks with metal saws and axes, set in the world of loggers and traditional Canadian farm life.
The Gruffalo's Child
presented by Tall Stories
The Gruffalo’s Child begins with a warning: no Gruffalo should ever set foot alone in the deep, dark woods. But one wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s daughter tiptoes out into the snow – after all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist. Or, does he? For everyone ages 4 and up.
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25-year career, she’s gone from one-nighters to theater gigs to headlining Vegas and once even packing in 300 nights on the road in a single year. Here for one night only, the award-winning Madigan will deliver hilarious highlights from her 2013 stand-up special,
CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure
CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure the trainees are on their first day
of Advanced Training, and are eager to impress their mentors by mastering new roles
that test their courage, speed, and determination. When Koko finds herself in trouble at
Rocky Ridge Mine, it's up to her friends to help her. Do the trainees have what it takes
to put their newly learnt skills into practice? Can Wilson come to Koko's rescue and fulfill
his dream of becoming a hero in Chug Patrol?
Great for ages 3+!
Art of Wine: Winemaker's Dinner
Dine and mingle on the same stage where Broadway stars and entertainment legends have performed. Enjoy an exclusive evening with a five-course meal with an array of outstanding wines.
This evening also features on of the most unique silent auctions in the region. Bid on art, wine and special items.
Part of the 15th Annual Art of Wine Festival, June 11-13, 2015.
Friday night at Art of Wine is the party of the summer!
Part of the 15th Annual Art of Wine Festival
Art of Wine: Premier Tasting
Part of the 15th Annual Art of Wine Festival, The Premier Tasting is a grand opportunity for discerning wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs.
Artosphere Festival Orchestra 10X10 Concert
Led by internationally acclaimed Maestro Corrado Rovaris, the 2015 Artosphere Festival Orchestra features premier musicians from major symphonies, prestigious ensembles and distinguished music programs around the world. Now in its fifth year, the orchestra returns to create beautiful music in beautiful settings all around Northwest Arkansas! The 10x10 concert has become a staple of this project with each year’s performance becoming more outstanding and unforgettable.