Special Event: It's A Wonderful Life (movie)
Monday, December 22, 2014 @ 7:00pm
Monday, December 22, 2014 @ 7:00pm
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Thalian Hall Main Stage/Ballroom - December 31st @ 7:00pm
January 5-7, 2015 at 7:00pm
Thalian Hall Main Stage/Ballroom - Friday, January 23, 2015 @ 7:30pm
Makes Wonderful Holiday Presents & Memories
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. NOTE: This show contains Adult content.
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.
Follow the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, Stephen Hawking, an astrophysicist with an astronomic love affair to match. Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) meets Cambridge beauty Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones) in college and they quickly become inseparable. At age 21, Hawking received an earth shattering diagnosis, rendering him physically inept for most of his life. However, together Hawking and Wilde were able to surmount impossible odds, break medical and scientific ground, and create one of the century's greatest love stories. Don't miss the film critics are calling a sure thing for Oscar nominations. (PG-13, 2 hr 3 min)
This is a night of brass, class, rhythm, and swing. There are “Big Bands,” and then there is John Brown’s Little 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...
A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jacob Appelbaum 114 minutes Documentary
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
Main Stage Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded 8 TONY's, one of them for Best Musical, for its Broadway premiere. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler (A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures) crafted a tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat with Sweeney Todd that has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. - See more at: http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000075#sthash.yZhB QJLm.dpuf...
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
The renegade traditionalists of Mipso are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. These three North Carolina songwriters have wandered off the path blazed by Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson to find a near clearing for their Southern string band sound. This evening of strings is sure to get toes tapping and leave you smiling. $32/$26/$18
This will be the second annual Easter week special screening of the beloved classic, starring the iconic Judy Garland. Presented on the Main Stage, seeing this digitally mastered film on the big screen, as it was intended, is like seeing it for the very first time. Bring along the kids and grandkids for a truly magical experience. $10; $5 Kids under 12
Singer Ken Lavigne has charmed his way into the hearts of concert goers across North America with his exciting blend of classical tenor sound and modern style. Joined by a four-piece band, Lavigne takes his audience on a riveting and enchanting journey, retelling his personal campaign to sing at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops. Told with spectacular songs, and entertaining and hilarious stories, Lavigne embodies the spirit of the underdog: audacity, tenacity, and ultimately… triumph.
Take a blustery brass lineup, layer it over a rhythm section led by a stride-piano virtuoso in the Fats Wahler vein, and tie the whole thing together with a one-of-the-boys front woman with a voice from another era, and you have The Hot Sardines (and we haven’t even told you about the tap dancer yet). The Sardines sound - wartime Paris via New Orleans, or vice-versa - is steeped in hot jazz and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Wahler used to make -- straight-up foot-stomping jazz. $36/$29/$20