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Inspired by American Girl’s most iconic characters and their stories, American Girl Live is a premiere stage production produced by Mills Entertainment, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences, stops by Mayo Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Come along for a fun-filled adventure, where exciting tales of bravery and friendship come to life, LIVE and in-person! Join your favorite American Girl characters, and some brand-new friends, as they follow their hearts and share their dreams, in a journey across time. ©2018 American Girl. All American Girl marks are trademarks of American Girl.  Copyright Mills Entertainment 2018. All rights reserved. Tickets: $29 – $79

By Tony Award winner Michael Frayn Directed by Sarna Lapine JOAN AND ROBERT RECHNITZ THEATER Tony Award winner Michael Frayn’s Noises Off belongs on any list of the funniest plays ever written. Screwball antics, sight gags, pratfalls, misplaced props, slamming doors and flying sardines all combine in this celebrated, flawless farce-within-a-farce. Sarna Lapine, whose credits include the acclaimed recent Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George with Jake Gyllenhaal, directs. More info

‘American Girl Live‘ at Count Basie Jan. 20 at 1 and 5 p.m. From Count Basie: A limited number of VIP Packages are available. See below for details. Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical, coming to a city near you!  American Girl Live is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences.  Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home.  As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song.  Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship.

Adapted and Directed by Sara Holdren MARION HUBER THEATER For Everyone Ages 9+ Celebrating its 6th season as one of Two River’s most popular education programs, A Little Shakespeare engages young artists and audiences with the work of the Bard in a 75-minute adaptation performed by local high school students who work with professional theater artists. Sara Holdren, director of last season’s A Little Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors, adapts and directs the haunted tale of Macbeth, a soldier whose encounter with three mysterious witches begins a violent quest for power and the crown. More info

A fable of young love set against the backdrop of the exploding 1960s music scene – when England launched the little dust-up that became known as The British Invasion.  Based on the experiences of Peter Noone, who was just a teenager willing to sacrifice international stardom for the sake of girl he loves, and featuring more than two dozen chart-topping hits from all the best British bands of the era.  Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell choreographs and directs. More info

Patti Stanger, star and executive producer of “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” stops by Mayo Performing Arts Center Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. From MPAC: Patti Stanger relates stories from her days on Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, and what is was like to match the good, the bad, and the celebrity. Patti also offers advice about navigating the new world of dating and how to find love in the palm of your hand (Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, etc.). She’ll share her secrets about being a successful dater and how women can take back the upper hand in the modern dating world. Patti will pick lucky audience members searching for “the one” and show them how to make your handheld dating profile so good, you’ll never get a swipe left. $99 ticket includes Pre-Show Meet and Greet. An experienced third- generation matchmaker, Stanger founded her company, the Millionaire’s Club, in January 2000.  From the initial meeting through the marriage proposal, the Millionaire’s Club works with clients on an individual basis and coaches the particular member through each stage of the dating process by providing them with highly tailored feedback every step of the way.  Stanger and her highly trained staff personally match every member according […]

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical that puts a contemporary take on the classic tale. Don’t miss it Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. From Mayo PAC: This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes. Tickets start at $59.


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