Program Notes

Ragtime Audition Notice!

November 2015

AUDITION NOTICE Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Young Coalhouse” in the National Tour of Ragtime at the Norton Center on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. REQUIREMENTS: Young Coalhouse is a young African American boy, ideally around 4 years old […]

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Get to know MEMPHIS

March 2015

On Friday, March 27 the critically acclaimed production “Memphis” will perform in Newlin Hall. This musical tells the story of DJ Huey Calhoun, a good ole’ local boy with a passion for R&B music and Felicia Farrell, an up-and-coming black singer that’s ready for her big break. Learn more about this Tony Award winning show before you go […]

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Brush up on your Brontë: A Summary of Wuthering Heights

January 2015

On Friday, March 6 Aquila Theatre will take the stage for its performance of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. Published in 1847 the novel is set on the Yorkshire Moors and tells a captivating story of passion and revenge. Learn more about this incredible performance before you go with the plot summary below: ACT I Scene 1: Nelly […]

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America’s Greatest Dance Company Returns to the Norton Center with Four Incredible Pieces

January 2014

Hailed by Dance Magazine as “the most daring artistic director,” Robert Battle proves through four mixed repertory programs that Ailey dancers really can do anything. Come discover what tens of millions of fans already know—you don’t just see an Ailey performance, you feel it. In exciting new works and traditional favorites, the company showcases its originality and athleticism. Staying true to its beloved history, the company performs Revelations at […]

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Concert Connections: A Closer Look at the Collaboration Between Simone Dinnerstein + Tift Merritt

January 2014

On Saturday, February 22 classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and singer/songwriter Tift Merritt will share the Club Weisiger stage for a unique collaboration uniting folk, rock and classical worlds, exploring common terrain and uncovering new musical landscapes. Though Simone (a Juilliard-trained classical pianist from Brooklyn) and Tift (a singer-songwriter from North Carolina whose father taught her to play […]

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