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Girls of the Hit Parade CHRISTMAS SHOW

Friday December 19, 2014 7:00 PM

Christmas is a time we all want to hear those cherished songs that bring a wave of nostalgia. Most of the popular Christmas songs were made famous in the 1950s and this show brings them all back. The Lennon Sisters, Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters and the King Family were a part of every family’s Holiday and still are in many cases. “The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade” encompass this warm family feeling with their Christmas Show. The ticket price of this show will go to $20 at 5:30 PM day of show.

Nutcracker

Dec. 21 – 5pm

Run time: 3 hr 45 min

Music Piotr Tchaikovsky
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s godfather, Drosselmeyer, gives her a strange toy: a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. At midnight, when the celebrations are over, all the toys magically come to life. The nutcracker grows to human size and takes charge of the tin soldiers, flying to the rescue of Marie, who is threatened by the Mouse King and his mouse army. Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil. This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker.

This year ACT will offer National Theatre Live in addition to the wonderful performances of The Met!

JOHN -(ADULTS ONLY)

Jan. 09 & 10 – 7pm

For ages 18+

JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.

The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John.

What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most.

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated new production, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Tickets are $20-Adult and $12-Student.

Half of every ticket sold goes to support your local theatre!

Go to our online tickets or visit our Live in HD tab for more information about line-up.

The Met: Live in HD! is selling tickets for its third year at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center. 

The Merry Widow

 January 17 – 11:55 AM

Approximate running time 3:00

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers,Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Sir Andrew Davis conducts.

The Met: Live in HD!  ACT and Civic Music have partnered to bring The Met:  Live in HD to Marion Ross Performing Arts Center to give people in the area an opportunity to see The New York Metropolitan Opera live in Albert Lea.  Check out our Live in HD tab for more information.

As always tickets for this and all other Operas are at our Wiztix order page.

See our ACT’s full 50th season show list under our season tab.

If you are ordering for a wheelchair seat, please e-mail, stop by or call the box office.  We will be holding these seats in reserve for wheelchairs in the theater for a first come, first serve basis.  For more information, please go to our Tickets tab.

Have a question or problem about tickets, please e-mail:act@actonbroadway.com

Please allow for two business days if changing or ordering tickets. We may not see an e-mail in time if it is for a same day showing.  If you need to make an emergency change, please try calling the box office directly. Thank you for your understanding.

We hope to see you all at the theatre!

-ACT

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