CristoFouri

August 26, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

It was Bartolomeo CristoFouri from Italy who created what was first known as the pianoforte. Honoring this legacy of the piano, this show features the sounds of FOUR grand pianos on stage, performed by FOUR accomplished pianists playing a variety of music genres. The four musicians; Dr. Ed Barr, Dr. Michael Braz, Jerry Gowen and Jerry Roberson are all Georgia based musicians and educators. The show will even feature a special guests the night of the performance. This fun performance is a perfect way for our community to celebrate 15 years at the Cultural Arts Center.

Tickets: $18 adult; $10 youth

 

 


A Christmas Carol Ballet

November 17* & 18, 2017 | 7 p.m.
November 19, 2017 | 2pm

See the beloved Charles Dickens novel come alive on stage as a full length ballet. Set in Victorian London on Christmas Eve, we meet Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man who transforms his miserly ways after having four ghostly visits one Christmas Eve. This original production will feature several professional dancers, as well as, dancers from the community. This is a must see production for this coming holiday season. Directed by Jurijs Safonovs.

Tickets: $15 adult; $10 youth

*Season Ticket Holders will come on opening night, November 17. 

 


Morehouse College Glee Club

January 27, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

The Morehouse College Glee Club, founded in 1911, is the official singing organization of the College. The Glee Club has a long tradition of significant public appearances, having performed at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral, President Jimmy Carter’s inauguration, Super Bowl XXVIII, and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The Glee Club’s international performances include tours in Africa, Russia, Poland and the Caribbean. Annually, the Glee Club performs with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. This is a musical performance that you will not forget.

Tickets: $18 adult; $10 youth

 


The Great Gatsby

February 9, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

The National Players theater company has been bringing classical literature to stage for sixty-nine years. This classic takes place in a time where success is expected and excess celebrated; Jay Gatsby is a god among men, yet without the love of Mrs. Daisy Buchanan, he is unfulfilled. This fast-paced adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel brings the Jazz Age of New York to life as Daisy’s cousin Nick guides us through a world where love, opportunity, deception, and tragedy are always just around the corner. The play is adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Directed by Amber McGinnis.

Tickets: $20 adult; $10 youth

 


Neos Dance Theatre

April 28, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Neos is Greek for ‘starting something new’ – and that’s exactly what this company is doing. Performing modern and contemporary dance, Neos Dance Theatre is one of the most up-and-coming troupes in the country. Firmly centered in classical ballet technique, the Neos dancers are young and energetic, pulling the audience into their performance with bright personalities, warm rapport and a palpable love of dance. The company will present a four-part mixed repertory program that will take the audience from humor and romance to the Golden Age of Film. Local dancers will have the opportunity to participate in a master class and have the opportunity to perform during the production.

Tickets: $20 adult; $10 youth