Book: Images of America: Thalian Hall by D. Anthony Rivenbark
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Nov. 3 - 5, 2014 -- Main Stage @ 7:00pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, November 22, 2014 @ 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 @ 4:00 pm and 7:0pm
A fabulous fundraiser to benefit Opera House Theatre Company!
STRATA is a coming together of three extraordinary musical talents: Audrey Andrist, piano; Nathan Williams, clarinet; and James Stern, violin and viola. All holders of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Juilliard School, they have appeared as a featured ensemble at the annual conventions of the Music Teachers' Association of California and the International Clarinet Association. Their combined credits encompass numerous international prizes and performances across four continents including such places as Carnegie Hall, the Marlboro Festival and the Kennedy Center.
Q&A with filmmaker Ira Sachs to follow the film on MONDAY ONLY. 94 min Drama After 39 years together, Ben and George take advantage of the new marriage laws and tie the knot in a City Hall wedding in lower Manhattan. On the return from their honeymoon, however, and on account of their vows, Ben gets fired from his longtime job as a choir director for a co-ed Catholic school. Suddenly, with no real savings to count on, the couple finds that they can’t afford the rent on their small Chelsea apartment. Only days after they have gathered to celebrate the nuptials, this tight-knit community of family and friends now has to come together again to help figure out how to help their two friends.
Wilmington's Got Talent is a talent competition that will consist of up to 12 amateur performers from New Hanover and surrounding counties. Performers will compete for the Audience Favorite vote and Judge's Choice vote. Proceeds will benefit She Rocks to help supply an Ovarian Cancer Research Room at NHRMC with wigs, scarves, journals and research materials. We hope you will participate!
An evening of old time music, storytelling, live radio show and film, this show is for history buffs, string music fans and lovers of Blue Ridge Mountain culture. BROADCAST: A MAN AND HIS DREAM - The Live Radio Show is a delightful trip through the very beginnings of the Blue Ridge tradition of music and the dream of one man that helped keep that tradition alive. $32/$26/$18
The Junior National Champion Cripple Creek Cloggers from Burgaw will be putting on a concert at Historic Thalian Hall. This is a chance for the team to show off the talents through more than a local festival or with the one or two routines done from their annual recital. This is sure to be a great show that entertains and educates about the American folk dance of clogging. The show includes not only the traditional heritage of clogging but also the contemporary side as well. These dancers are excited to show off everything their team has to offer!
Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship. 93 min. Drama Stars: Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson
Chilean singer-songwriter Nano Stern has a true and honest universal message, delivered with energy and outstanding musicality dwelling deeply in tradition while having the passion of youth. Nano Stern rides the crest of the new wave of Chilean song, with a devoted following that stretches from Chile to Latin America, Europe, Australia, and now Wilmington. $32/$26/$18
An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident. 107 min. Comedy Stars: Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith
Jeremy Webb returns to the Thalian Hall stage, this time not as the characters of Shakespeare, but in his one man portrayal of all the characters of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Take a break from the holiday rush and settle in for the dramatic, often hilarious, and sometimes spooky holiday classic. Every Christmas this is the story that warms our hearts and reminds us with laughter and tears that the true Christmas spirit comes from giving....
This enchanting adaptation of the iconic fairy tale tells the story of a young mermaid named Ariel who dreams of a life beyond the sea. This kid (and husband) friendly abbreviated version of the classic tale features talented dancers, exquisite scenery, and beautiful costumes. $20/$15
New York’s Ballet for Young Audiences This 60 minute narrated version of the classic Christmas tale tells the story of a young girl named Clara. With the help of her godfather, a mysterious clockmaker, she is transported to a magical realm where she journeys through the land of sweets, witnesses a daring battle, and meets the sugar plum fairy. $20/$15
A theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens; classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption, magic and hope. Join Thalian Association to celebrate the spirit of Christmas!
Frank Capra’s iconic holiday film has become a Wilmington holiday tradition and shown as it was meant to be seen: on the big screen. This timeless tale brings back old memories and creates new ones for children and grandchildren alike when viewed in majestic Thalian Hall. $10.00
The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the 1960s.Hair tells the story of the "tribe", a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the "Age of Aquarius" living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War.
(Special Event) Special benefit for Thalian Hall Co-presented with Citystage Spend your New Year’s Eve at the best party in town! The gala includes dinner, drinks, dessert, and the sensational production of "Hair" the musical by City Stage, one of Wilmington’s most respected community theatre ensembles. After the show, ring in 2015 with a live DJ, dancing, and a champagne toast to start of...
This is a night of brass, class, rhythm, and swing. There are “Big Bands,” and then there is John Brown’s Big Band. John Brown is a sought-after bassist who, as the front man, delivers absolute and joyous spontaneity, palpable warmth, infectious showmanship, and most of all -- musical mastery. You will marvel at the cavalcade of Big Band hits, kicked up a notch under the guidance and indisputable finesse of a Jazz Master. $36/$29/$20
The James Gregory Show is "clean" and great for ages 12-112 “For over two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt un-tucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. It's storytelling at its best. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory's comedy: rib-tickling reflections on life from the front porch.”
Pied Piper Theatre: BOSSY ON BROADWAY Co-presented as part of Pied Piper Theatre with the Junior League of Wilmington, Inc. Everyone’s favorite tap-dancing cow (played by our own Tony Rivenbark) returns in the next installment of her grand adventure. Follow Bossy on the road to Broadway stardom as she deals with competing cows, mad medicine women, and the love of her life. Spoiler Alert: Bossy wins a Tony. Book and music by Steve Coop...
The music of Johnny Cash-Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., conceived by William Mead. From the heart of the songs of Johnny Cash comes a show about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption. A company of fourteen multitalented performers takes you into the world Johnny Cash created in his songs. Ring of Fire features 38 of music legend Johnny Cash's songs.
Natalie Douglas brings to Wilmington her one woman tribute to Nina Simone. In her own words, “Nina Simone was one of the extraordinary story tellers of our time. Her passion, fire, humor, anger, love, and profound musical mastery echo in my heart and mind.” An exceptional jazz singer in her own right, Natalie is a seven time Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Award Winner, with appearances at Birdland Jazz Club, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center. $32/$26/$18
A member of the renowned musical trio Peter, Paul and Mary, Peter Yarrow’s talent is legendary. As an artist and activist, his song writing produced some of the most moving songs the trio ever recorded, including “Puff the Magic Dragon,” “Day is Done,” “The Great Mandala,” and “Light One Candle.” His lifelong path is now in its most vital phase, as he is reaching a whole new generation with his music and advocacy. $36/$29/$20
Written by Bruce Norris-Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award, Clybourne Park explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family, Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.
Natalie MacMaster and husband Donnell Leahy aren’t mere masters of the fiddle; they are immortal wizards whose bows become magic wands as they conjure up jigs and reels that leave their audiences reeling and shouting for more. Thalian Hall is honored to welcome back to its stage these gracious icons of fiddling royalty for a night of extraordinary Celtic music and dance. $36/$20/$18