22/23 MC PRESENTS

 

SUGAR SKULL

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2022

Sugar Skull! is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, this colorful stage production is the perfect Fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.

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DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2022

Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who, with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. Experience this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of beloved characters from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Recommended for ages 6-10.

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SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022

Hailing from the town of Soweto, the birthplace of South Africa's democratic movement's struggle for freedom, Soweto Gospel Choir inspires audiences around the world with their powerful blend of African gospel, freedom songs, U.S. Civil Rights songs, and international classics. Don't miss the spectacular Soweto Gospel Choir!

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HIP HOP NUTCRACKER

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 

The Hip Hop Nutcracker is directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, this contemporary dance spectacle is a re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, smashing hip hop dance and Tchaikovksy’s timeless music together into a heart-stirring and inspirational holiday event.

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PEKING ACROBATS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2023 

For the last thirty-two years, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess while pushing the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control.

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STEP AFRIKA!

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2023 

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, traditional West and Southern African dances, and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation.

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BLACK VIOLIN

TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2023 

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus(violin). The band uses its unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as the "classical boom," to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.

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SPEAKER SERIES: NATURE ROARS BACK

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2023

A childhood in East Africa gave Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Bob Poole a fierce curiosity about the natural world as well as an adventurous spirit. Join the acclaimed cinematographer and filmmaker for unforgettable images and stories of Gorongosa's majestic animals—and learn how the wild places we've broken can be put back together.

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SPEAKER SERIES: IMPROBABLE ASCENT

TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2023

Paraclimber Maureen Beck learned how to rock climb one-handed through trial and error—one of her early adaptive climbing innovations involved taping a metal ladle to her arm. It wasn’t long before she tackled some of the most challenging climbs by a one-handed athlete, securing two world championships.

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