Posted: July 31, 2013
SUBSCRIPTION TICKETS FOR LCCC STOCKER ARTS CENTER’S 2013-2014 PERFORMING ARTISTS SERIES NOW ON SALE
Subscription tickets are now on sale for the 2013-2014 Stocker Arts Center Performing Artists Series season. This “groovy” set of six shows are once-in-a-lifetime experiences for the audience because they are live on stage. Stocker Arts Center provides the best of the arts at affordable ticket prices close to home.
For ticket information on any of the performances or to receive a season brochure, call the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040. The box office hours are Monday-Friday, 12-6 p.m. and one and a half hours prior to curtain time.
Subscriptions may be purchased at the Stocker box office from 12-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.stockerartscenter.com/.
Current six-show subscribers have until Friday, August 16 to renew their current seats, after which time any that are not renewed will be available for other subscribers to purchase.
Single tickets for all Performing Artists Series shows go on sale Monday, August 19. Tickets for most non-Performing Artists Series including Random Acts, Student Matinee, Stocker Cabaret shows and Fall Films are on sale now.
The 2013-2014 Performing Artists Series includes these great performances:
Saturday, September 14, 2013 – 7:30pm
THE RAVE-ONS! A Musical Tribute to Buddy Holly
New York City-based Todd Meredith and The Rave-Ons! have delighted audiences across the country with this high-energy musical tribute to the popular hits of Buddy Holly and the Crickets, including “Peggy Sue,” “That'll Be the Day” and “Rave On.” For the past four years, Todd Meredith has appeared nationally as Buddy Holly in tribute concerts and in “Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story.” As The Rave-Ons! he is joined by fellow “Buddy” cast members Bill Morey on upright bass, Joe Cosmo Cogen on drums and Jeremy Renner on guitar. This energetic tribute band has played to standing ovations from BB Kings in New York City to Reno, Nevada. For more info visit www.showtuneproductions.com
Saturday, October 12, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.
Masters of Motown
In the early 1960s some of the most iconic names in the history of popular music were discovered in the Motor City, better known as Motown. Masters of Motown is a celebration of these artists, their music and their style. The show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band. Masters of Motown will take you on a stroll down memory lane as they perform the incredible harmonies and smooth moves made famous by some of the greatest recording acts of all-time – The Temptations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Four Tops, Diana Ross & The Supremes and more. Come and sing along with some of the great hits we all remember and love.
Monday, October 28, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.
Sandy Hackett in My Buddy
Legendary comedian Buddy Hackett is brought to life in this one-man show told by the person closest to him ... his son, Sandy Hackett. As he explores the personal side of the deep bond between father and son, Sandy will share a collection of hysterical and charming anecdotes. In this funny, witty and entertaining show, Sandy tells some surprising stories about the comic genius who changed comedy forever. Through original, distinctive, humorous and poignant Hackett storytelling, Sandy takes the audience on a journey of comedy and life – as he shares songs, video, and never-before-seen photos from the personal Hackett archives and recreates some of his father’s legendary comedy moments. Many may remember Sandy Hackett from his hilarious performance in Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show, which was part of the 2011-2012 Performing Artists Series. To see a video and for more info, visit www.mybuddyhackett.com
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.
Abba Mania is now accepted as the world’s number one touring Abba production. Featuring a special concert presentation celebrating the music of Abba in a respectful and enjoyable way, reviving special memories of when Abba ruled the airwaves, Abba Mania brings Abba fans old and new a night not to be missed. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then Abba Mania is for you! Join in and enjoy all of your favorites including: Mamma Mia, Voulez Vous, Dancing Queen, Winner Takes It All, and many more. If you loved the live show or movie version of Mamma Mia, you’re going to love this show. So dig out those platforms, dust down those flares and thank ABBA for the music. http://www.abbamania.com/; see clips at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqRFoRmRq8s
Sunday, March 23, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.
Montana Repertory Theatre
The Miracle Worker
Few stories are as timeless or reveal the courage and resilience of the human spirit as well as “The Miracle Worker.” Helen Keller, deaf and blind since infancy, finds her way to knowledge and understanding with the help of Anne Sullivan, her gifted tutor. This stirring dramatization has been mesmerizing audiences for decades. In some of the most emotion-packed scenes ever presented on stage, Helen overcomes rage and confusion to triumph over her physical disabilities. Join us as we explore through theatre the heart of character and the mystery of courage. “The Miracle Worker” is a story of victory over unbelievable odds accomplished through perseverance and love, and is being performed by Montana Repertory Theatre, the same company whose previous performances at Stocker have included “Bus Stop” (2010-2011 season) and “Lost in Yonkers” (2006-2007 season). www.montanarep.org/miracle_worker.html To see amazing rare footage from 1930 of Helen Keller speaking with the help of Anne Sullivan, click here www.wimp.com/helenkeller
Saturday, April 12, 2014 – 7:30pm
Let your hair down and “Let the Sun Shine in” as Hair, the original Broadway rock-musical that defined an era, comes to Stocker Arts Center. Hair is a joyous celebration of youth and a poignant journey through the tumultuous 1960s America. This exuberant musical about searching for truth, peace and love in Vietnam War-era America continues to strike a resonant chord with audiences of all ages. The themes and struggles in Hair seem as vital and relevant today. The long list of chart-topping hit songs include “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine in,” “Good Morning Starshine” and “Easy to be Hard,” became anthems of counter-culture and the sexual revolution and continue to have a profound impact on audiences. For more info, visit www.obbnyc.com/#hair.