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Women in Dance

Explore the many accomplishments of women in the art of dance during the twentieth century.  Who are the women who will be at the forefront of dance in the twenty-first century?  Learn about prominent female choreographers, dancers and supporters of this expressive and dramatic art form.  Conducted by choreographer and Boston University professor Judith Chaffee. Free to members of the Women’s Initiative.

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 17:30

Joan Rivers- My Life in Show Business: 135 Years & Counting

Comedian, TV host and CEO Joan Rivers is an icon of American culture. She is a bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, Tony-nominated actress, Celebrity Apprentice winner, writer, director, and savvy businesswoman who has overcome great odds to reinvent herself and her career time and time again.  As a speaker, Rivers gives audiences a frank, touching and hilarious look at her life and the challenges she has met during almost 50 years in show business. Don't miss this TV icon when she comes to Worcester this Spring.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 19:00

Boyz II Men

End of the Road, On Bended Knee, I'll Make Love To You, the group's cleancut "retro nouveau" image, synchronized dance routines, and polished stage act were key to their rapid rise to stardom. Between 1992 and 1997, Boyz II Men recorded five #1 Pop hits and twelve Top Ten R&B singles, sold over 60 million records worldwide, and earned a host of awards including four Grammy Awards.

Relive the best of pop & R&B music when Boyz II Men take center stage in Worcester for one night only!

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 20:00

A Dance Tribute to The Wiz

The Wiz delivers a wonderful message, said with spirit and integrity.  The show reveals a multicultural collage in which the theme speaks to the broadest possible audience.  “Believe in Yourself” and “Ease on Down the Road” deliver meaningful messages for all ages.  

The Burncoat Dance Magnet plays an integral role in arts education within this multi-cultural, multi-diversified school setting.  This comprehensive program allows students to train intensively over a six-year period.

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/16/2012 - 19:00

South Pacific

This breathtaking new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC is based on the 2008 Tony Award® winning Lincoln Center Theater production, directed by Bartlett Sher. Based on James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Tales of the South Pacific, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 05/13/2012 - 13:00

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Paul Taylor is the last living member of the pantheon that created America's indigenous art of modern dance. Mr. Taylor continues to win acclaim for the vibrancy, relevance and power of his recent dances as well as his classics. He may propel his dancers through space for the sheer beauty of it, or use them to wordlessly illuminate war, spirituality, sexuality, morality and mortality. While much of his work has been iconoclastic, since the very start of his career Mr.

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012 - 19:30

Mid-Morning Jazz w/Brian Barlow

Join Brian Barlow every Friday morning from 9 AM until 12 PM for an eclectic mix of jazz classics side by side with "new standards" and the American Songbook as interpreted by jazz artists past and present.

Hours: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 09:00 to 12:00

An Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou

Hailed as one of the greatest speakers of our times, Maya Angelou’s words have been a source of inspiration, comfort, encouragement and strength for millions of people around the world.  A poet, playwright, producer, director, conductor, actor, best selling author, social activist, and 3 time Grammy Winner. She claims no single profession and excels at all those she undertakes.

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/09/2012 - 19:30

Jewtopia Live

JEWTOPIA holds the record as the longest running comedy in Off-Broadway history.  After record-breaking runs in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida, and Toronto, co-creator Bryan Fogel and co-star Jeremy Rishe make a one-night-only appearance in Worcester.  Comedy, multimedia and audience participation combine to create a hilarious and irreverent comedic extravaganza hailed by critics as “Unstoppable!” (NY Times), “Outrageously Funny!” (LA Times) and “Irresistible” (NY Post).

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 20:00

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