Lynn Trefzger
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Lynn Trefzger

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Lynn Trefzger is a ventriloquist/comedienne with a trunk full of zany characters that have accompanied her to stages throughout the country. Lynn (and her many voices) has performed with artists including Jeff Foxworthy, Ray Romano, Drew Carey, and Faith Hill. Her vocal illusion talents have appeared on ABC, TNN, A&E and Lifetime television.

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Pops in the Park
Sep
1
7:00 PM19:00

Pops in the Park

Is it the end of last season, or the beginning of the next? We can't decide, but it's a wonderful moment of sharing great music with the community in a free concert...as the Tuscarawas Philharmonic presents the annual Labor Day program at Tuscora Park, finishing the Summer Showcase series. You'll hear symphonic favorites, popular music, big band swing, movie themes and some humor. This year, we’ll feature favorite music of film composer John Williams in a sonic spectacular.

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Art Garfunkel
Sep
10
7:30 PM19:30

Art Garfunkel

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Blessed with what the New York Times described as a “beautiful countertenor,” singer ART GARFUNKEL has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. The Grammy-winning duo whose greatest hits collection, which includes “Mrs. Robinson,” “Scarborough Fair,” “The Sound Of Silence,” “The Boxer” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” among others, is one of the biggest selling albums ever. Tue., Sep. 10 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $53

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Home Illustration Workshop
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Home Illustration Workshop

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Hosted by artist Hannah Tegan Johnson. Bring a photo of your home and your favorite mug as we illustrate a portrait of your home you can cherish forever while sipping on some good coffee! Professionally instructed by Illustrator/designer Hannah Johnson in her home studio. Please email or Facebook her to secure your spot in the workshop.

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Tim Hawkins
Sep
14
7:30 PM19:30

Tim Hawkins

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Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. Tim’s gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny. With 1 million+ social media followers and 100 sold-out concerts every year, his Jackwagon Crew has grown into a revolution of multi-generational proportions. But don’t take it from us... Sat., Sep. 14 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $31

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Lone Raven
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

Lone Raven

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The Cabaret Series brings outstanding performers and audience members together onstage for a special evening of great food and exceptional entertainment. Share an evening with one hundred fellow audience members as you are seated onstage in an intimate performance setting and enjoy a three-course catered meal as part of your ticket price. Seating for dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Remembering Hee Haw
Sep
25
7:30 PM19:30

Remembering Hee Haw

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HEE HAW is only one of a handful of television programs that have had a profound and lasting influence on American culture with many of its skits today being woven into the American comedic fabric. Lulu Roman, Misty Rowe, Jana Jae, and Buck Trent – all four cast members of the hit country music variety show HEE HAW – bring a touch of ‘Kornfield Kounty’ to fans nationwide! Are you ready to get “Pickin’ and Grinnin’”? Wed., Sep. 25 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $33 [Small PAC 10th Season Logo]

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Solar Dyes Class
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Solar Dyes Class

Hosted by artist Sarah Dugger. Learn the simple principle of negative space printing with sun activated solar dye. Using the iconic triangle doggie-bandana as a canvas, students will explore various negative space techniques for creating print and pattern such as photographs, photograms and hand drawings.

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The Canadian Brass
Oct
5
7:30 PM19:30

The Canadian Brass

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With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group”. The hallmark of any Canadian Brass performance is entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and, most of all, fun – but never at the expense of the music: Whatever the style, the music is central and performed with utmost dedication, skill and excellence. This concert is presented in partnership with the Tuscarawas Philharmonic. Sat., Oct. 5 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $43

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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

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The Carole King Musical – Tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL. Tue., Oct. 8 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $55

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Killer Queen
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Killer Queen

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Based in the UK, Killer Queen formed in 1993 and is the only tribute to have sold out the same arenas as Queen in their heyday. Touring worldwide, they’ve garnered numerous awards and a legion of fans. A real-life Bohemian Rhapsody! Tue., Oct. 15 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40

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Morgan James
Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

Morgan James

One voice is all it takes. The right vocalist can make you fall in love at first listen, elicit tears, or bring you back to a different era altogether. A microphone and a stage remain the only necessities. That holds true for New York-based soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway actress Morgan James. Morgan’s videos on YouTube have accumulated more than 150 million views (and climbing) and she’s toured the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand with viral sensation Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox. Sat., Oct. 19 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32

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Art on the Alley
Oct
20
12:00 PM12:00

Art on the Alley

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Art on the Alley celebrates the public's identity and culture through the local arts, businesses and community. The festival is an invitation to embrace the spirit and pride of their home.

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Helen Welch
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Helen Welch

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The Cabaret Series brings outstanding performers and audience members together onstage for a special evening of great food and exceptional entertainment. Share an evening with one hundred fellow audience members as you are seated onstage in an intimate performance setting and enjoy a three-course catered meal as part of your ticket price. Seating for dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

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The Art Experience
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

The Art Experience

The Art Experience is a fundraising event to celebrate the local arts and raise funds for the 2020 arts funding initiatives. The night will feature a Silent Auction with art from local artists, restaurant stations to enjoy local cuisine, and entertainment.

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The Arty Party
Nov
3
1:00 PM13:00

The Arty Party

The Arty Party is a family friendly fun day event for families across Tuscarawas County to engage with arts activities and entertainment. The donations raised from The Arty Party will go towards grant awards for arts-based projects and programs, Arts Signing Day scholarships, and other funding and support opportunities for efforts in 2020.

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The Huntertones
Nov
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Huntertones

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Huntertones formed in Columbus, Ohio at The Ohio State University and hosted their first shows at a house on Hunter Avenue. They have since relocated to New York City, released three albums, and toured North and South America, Europe and Africa. Their high energy, horn-driven sound fuses inspired improvisation and adventurous composition melding jazz, funk, rock, and soul. Wed., Nov. 6 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets - $30

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The Wonder Bread Years Starring Pat Hazell
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

The Wonder Bread Years Starring Pat Hazell

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A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years Starring Pat Hazell (former Seinfeld writer) is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theater. Audiences across the country are enjoying a show that not only restores a much-needed sense of wonder, but leaves audiences laughing and savoring the past like never before. The Wonder Bread Years is a comic bullseye for Baby Boomers everywhere. Sat., Nov. 9 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32

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The Doo Wop Project
Nov
15
7:30 PM19:30

The Doo Wop Project

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The Doo Wop Project takes audiences on a journey from the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through the vocal artistry of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Seasons all the way to DooWopified versions of modern hits from Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz, Maroon 5, and Sam Smith. Featuring stars from the Broadway hits Jersey Boys, Motown: The Musical, and A Bronx Tale, The Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate—and in some cases entirely reimagine—the greatest music in American pop and rock history. Fri., Nov. 15 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $42

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Nov
26
7:30 PM19:30

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

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The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Tue., Nov. 26 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40

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Messiah
Dec
1
3:00 PM15:00

Messiah

Messiah. We almost don't need to say anything more—it's music that is recognized and loved by millions, and The Tuscarawas Philharmonic and Adult Chorus presents seasonal music drawn from Handel's masterpiece at the Ohio Star Theater in Sugarcreek.

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Holiday Journeys
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

Holiday Journeys

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Holiday journeys—think of trips to grandmother’s house, sleigh rides, the wanderings of the Magi or a magical train ride to the heart of the holidays—travels are a compelling image that we celebrate in the glorious music of the season, featuring music from the movie, “The Polar Express,” with the Tuscarawas

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Dec
18
4:00 PM16:00

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

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Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller, America’s favorite holiday tradition. Wed., Dec. 18 / 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Dec
18
8:00 PM20:00

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

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Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller, America’s favorite holiday tradition. Wed., Dec. 18 / 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49

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Tracy Lawrence
Jan
11
7:30 PM19:30

Tracy Lawrence

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Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in Country music and has enjoyed twenty-two songs on the Billboard top ten charts with eighteen number one singles, selling over thirteen million albums. The Multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist has helped shape the sound of Country music for two decades. Few country artists have ever known the kind of success that Tracy Lawrence has earned and the influence his iconic voice has contributed to the Country music genre. Sat., Jan. 11 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $53

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HYPROV: Improv under Hypnosis
Jan
18
8:30 PM20:30

HYPROV: Improv under Hypnosis

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From the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and Improv -- two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, skeptics and everyone in between for decades worldwide – come together as two masters of their crafts unite for a totally unique comedy experience. Sat., Jan. 18 / 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $34 Subject matter may be for mature audiences.

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STOMP
Jan
21
7:30 PM19:30

STOMP

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The international percussion sensation STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. See what all the noise is about. Jan. 21 – 22, 2020 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45

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STOMP
Jan
22
7:30 PM19:30

STOMP

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The international percussion sensation STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. See what all the noise is about. Jan. 21 – 22, 2020 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45

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Thor Platter
Jan
25
7:30 PM19:30

Thor Platter

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The Cabaret Series brings outstanding performers and audience members together onstage for a special evening of great food and exceptional entertainment. Share an evening with one hundred fellow audience members as you are seated onstage in an intimate performance setting and enjoy a three-course catered meal as part of your ticket price. Seating for dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Rhapsody In Blue
Feb
1
7:30 PM19:30

Rhapsody In Blue

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The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra is one of the great cultural institutions of Northeast Ohio. The Tuscarawas Philharmonic is proud to welcome members of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra in an evening of jazz and jazz-inspired classics, including George Gershwin’s exhilarating concerto, “Rhapsody in Blue.”

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Jenn Bostic
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

Jenn Bostic

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Jenn Bostic is a soulful singer/songwriter with a hint of blues, soul, country, pop and gospel. Her emotive songwriting and powerful vocals have been touching hearts around the world. Named “International Touring Artist of the Year” in both the 2017 and 2018 British Country Music Awards, Bostic has performed sold out tours across the United States and Europe. Sponsored by the six Moravian Churches in the Tuscarawas Valley. Fri., Feb. 14 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets - $30

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The Moxie Strings
Feb
29
7:30 PM19:30

The Moxie Strings

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The Moxie Strings compose the majority of their pieces and arrange melodies from many countries, resulting in a genre-blurring blend of ear-catching, mainstream melodies and foot-stomping, rock-influenced rhythms. Their polished, high-energy show and unique sound are redefining strings' role in contemporary music and offers audience members a diverse, fun, musical experience and have quickly made the band one of the country’s most promising instrumental acts. Sat., Feb. 29 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25

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String Masterpiece
Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

String Masterpiece

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String instruments are what make an orchestra an orchestra, and we’ll celebrate the sounds of the strings with Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor, featuring soloist Kaylee Bontrager. Kaylee is a member of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth orchestra and just happens to be the daughter of our own concertmaster, Mary Bontrager. We’ll also welcome students from the Philharmonic Performing Arts Camp string program.

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Finding Neverland
Mar
10
7:30 PM19:30

Finding Neverland

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FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. Tue., Mar. 10 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $55

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Llama Llama Live!
Mar
14
4:30 PM16:30

Llama Llama Live!

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Bedtime has never been so exciting! It’s the end of the day for the Llama family. After a long day of adventures at the school and the store, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on his red pajamas. He and his friends the toys are ready to sing and dance their way to sleep...except...they need a bedtime story and a kiss goodnight and a drink of water. But, where’s Mama? This hilarious new musical based on the bestselling books by Anna Dewdney will warm every Llama and Llama Mama’s heart. Sat., Mar. 14 / 4:30 p.m. Tickets start at $17

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A Cappella Live!
Mar
18
7:30 PM19:30

A Cappella Live!

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Built on the classic Motown review tour model, A Cappella Live is bringing four of the nation’s greatest a cappella acts to performing arts centers around America: The Filharmonic, Committed, Blake Lewis and Women of the World. Never before have four acts of this caliber been brought together on the same stage on the same night. A Cappella Live is a show that is guaranteed to appeal to all ages, spanning a wide range of music with something new happening at each turn. Wed., Mar. 18 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $38

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Wild Carrot
Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

Wild Carrot

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The Cabaret Series brings outstanding performers and audience members together onstage for a special evening of great food and exceptional entertainment. Share an evening with one hundred fellow audience members as you are seated onstage in an intimate performance setting and enjoy a three-course catered meal as part of your ticket price. Seating for dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

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That Golden Girls Show: A Puppet Parody
Mar
24
7:30 PM19:30

That Golden Girls Show: A Puppet Parody

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Set in that sassy Miami house in 1985, ‘That Golden Girls Show!’ is one of Off Broadway’s biggest smash hits that parodies classic Golden Girls moments with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series. Tue., Mar. 24 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32

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Different Drums
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

Different Drums

The Philharmonic High School Honor Band has become a highly anticipated special feature of the academic music season throughout the area. This year, we’ll also feature the University of Akron ensemble, 4th Floor Percussion, with their director, Larry Snider. And our grand finale will be grand indeed—Paul Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber.

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An American in Paris
Apr
7
7:30 PM19:30

An American in Paris

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In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.” Tue., Apr. 7 / 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $55

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Hey Mavis!
Jun
6
7:30 PM19:30

Hey Mavis!

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Hey Mavis is the celebrated eclectic folk music quartet from Northeast Ohio that has gained a following all over the U. S. They’ll join the Philharmonic as special guests in a concert featuring Silver Ribbon Dreams, their album of songs about the history and legacy of the Ohio and Erie Canal, with orchestrations by our own Eric Benjamin.

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Art on the Alley
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Art on the Alley

Art on the Alley celebrates the public's identity and culture through the local arts, businesses and community. The festival is an invitation to embrace the spirit and pride of Tuscarawas County. All are welcome to enjoy the day's festivities! Rain or shine, Art on the Alley will go on!

We are excited that for the 2019 year, we are expanding Art on the Alley's footprint. Same location as last year, and expanding across West High down to the new Alley Cats Marketplace.

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