A Light in the Dark, Thodos Dance Theater Chicago - October 20, 2015
Choreographed by Melissa Thodos and Broadway dance legend Ann Reinking, Light in the Dark is a moving tribute to Alabama’s own Helen Keller and her remarkable and inspirational triumph over tragedy.
Ragtime the Musical - November 12, 2015
Based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel, Ragtime sets the turn-of-the-last-century New York stories of an affluent wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician to an electrifying and Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.
Christmas with Canadian Brass - December 3, 2015
With their hallmark of creativity, good humor, and genuine love of performing, Canadian Brass has performed in virtually all the world’s major concert halls, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, and sold over two million recordings, all while being the first brass ensemble to tour China and perform on the mainstage at Carnegie Hall.
Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra with Midori - January 30, 2016
Hangzhou Philharmonic, China’s young maverick orchestra with a growing fan base at home and throughout Europe, is embarking on its first tour of the United States featuring the legendary violinist, educator, and humanitarian, Midori.
Together On Stage
Patti Griffin with Sarah Watkins and Anais Mitchell - February 17, 2016
In a highly anticipated national tour, Grammy Award-winner Patty Griffin joins forces with Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek, Prairie Home Companion), and Anaïs Mitchell in a singer-in-the-round style show, celebrating American songwriting.
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, March 5, 2016
Celebrating its 80th anniversary as one of the cultural touchstones of the State of Israel, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra returns to the United States joined by Conductor Dmitry Yablonsky and 13-year-old Israeli cello prodigy, Danielle Akta.
John Pizzarelli - March 31, 2016
Dear Mr. Cole…and more
Called “hip with a wink” and “madly creative”, renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli celebrates his longtime musical hero, Nat “King” Cole, bringing to life this Montgomery, Alabama native’s extraordinary contribution to the American Songbook and the history of jazz.
Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk - April 19, 2016
Las Vegas’ inventive Cirque Mechanics wheels across the country in its new steam punk-inspired show, Pedal Punk, an acrobatic whirlwind with thrilling artistry and exciting storytelling, as wondrous machines come to life on stage.
Join us for a performance in the the Opelika Center for the Performing Arts, an 1100 seat hall that has been host to none other than twenty-two international orchestras including The National Symphony Orchestra and the Alabama Symphony, fifty nationally touring Broadway productions including “Annie,” “In the Heights,” and “South Pacific“, nine performances of the New York City Opera National Company, twenty-one major ballet and dance companies including Paul Taylor Dance Company and David Parsons Dance, and twenty-one jazz celebrities and popular entertainers including Shirley Horn, John Pizarelli, Roseanne Cash, and The 5 Browns.
Celebrate Veterans Day with The Jazz Ambassadors who will be playing a blend of Big Band Swing, Popular Tunes, Dixieland, and more. Free Concert, but reservations requested. Order tickets online here. Paper tickets also available, call 334-749-8105.