Center rescheduling postponed performances

4/27/2020 12AM

Center rescheduling postponed performances

Many shows now set for 2020-2021 Season

Previously purchased tickets will be honored on new dates

 

CARMEL, IN – The Center for the Performing Arts continues to reschedule Center Presents concerts that were postponed in response to the current public health emergency.

 

The new dates at the Palladium include:

  • Rita Moreno: Oct. 3*
  • Peking Acrobats: Oct. 4
  • Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Dave Brubeck Centennial Celebration: Nov. 1
  • Gaither Vocal Band: Nov. 7
  • An Evening with David Sedaris: Dec. 3
  • An Intimate Evening with David Foster: Hitman Tour featuring Special Guest Katharine McPhee: Jan. 21, 2021
  • The Company Men: Feb. 27, 2021
  • George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain: April 30, 2021

See below for more information on each performance.

 

Previously purchased tickets will be honored on the new dates, and ticket sales have resumed at TheCenterPresents.org. Ticket holders with questions can contact Patron Services at Tickets@TheCenterPresents.org. The rescheduled performances will be part of the 2020-21 Center Presents Season sponsored by Allied Solutions.

 

An Evening with Rita Moreno*

Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $35 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/RitaMoreno

Hoosier Village Songbook Series

Few entertainers compare with this winner of the Oscar, the Tony, two Emmys and a Grammy Award. Debuting on Broadway at age 13, Rita Moreno went on to appear in more than 40 feature films and countless TV shows, most recently the acclaimed reboot of One Day at a Time on Netflix. Expect standards from the American Songbook and stories from Moreno’s stellar career.

 

Peking Acrobats

Sunday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $25 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/PekingAcrobats

Old Town Companies Family Series

For over 30 years, the Peking Acrobats have dazzled live audiences and TV viewers around the world with trick cycling, precision tumbling, juggling and daring maneuvers at precarious heights. The troupe of approximately 20 acrobats is accompanied by colorful lighting effects and several musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments, evoking the festive pageantry of a Chinese carnival.

 

Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Dave Brubeck Centennial Celebration

Sunday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $25 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/BrubeckBrothers

Drewry Simmons Vornehm Jazz Series

Drummer Dan Brubeck and bassist, trombonist and composer Chris Brubeck lead their combo in a salute to their legendary father. Pianist-composer Dave Brubeck, who died in 2012, was a leading exponent of cool jazz and a pioneer in the use of unusual time signatures. His 1959 album Time Out remains one of the most popular and influential jazz records of all time.

 

Gaither Vocal Band

Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $35 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/GaitherVocalBand

Since the early 1990s, the Gaither Vocal Band has served as a standard-bearer in the world of gospel music. Founded by legendary gospel songwriter and producer Bill Gaither, this Grammy-winning vocal quintet has performed in the world’s most prestigious venues, including the Sydney Opera House, the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.

 

An Evening with David Sedaris

Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $45 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/DavidSedaris

Join best-selling author and public radio contributor David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories, an audience Q&A and a book signing. Sedaris’ sardonic wit and incisive social critiques have made him one of America’s preeminent humorists. His latest story collection, Calypso, was a New York Times best-seller and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year.

 

An Intimate Evening with David Foster: Hitman Tour featuring Special Guest Katharine McPhee

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 8 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $35 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/DavidFoster

David Foster is one of the top songwriters and producers in pop history, with a resume that includes the hits “After the Love Has Gone” for Earth, Wind & Fire and “You’re the Inspiration” for Chicago; soundtracks for The Bodyguard, St. Elmo’s Fire and other films; and many star-studded collaborations. Joining the 16-time Grammy Award winner is recording artist and actress Katharine McPhee.

 

The Company Men

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at 8 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $25 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/CompanyMen

Katz, Sapper & Miller Pop/Rock Series

This Motown-influenced vocal quartet mashes up today’s Top 40 hits with reimagined classics of the past six decades, blending songs by artists as diverse as Sam Smith, the Four Tops, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Adele, the Temptations, Sam Cooke, The Weeknd, Billy Joel, Prince, Meghan Trainor, Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé, Nick Jonas, the Eagles and many more.

 

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Friday, April 30, 2021, at 8 p.m.

The Palladium

Tickets: $20 and up

Info and purchase: TheCenterPresents.org/UkuleleOrch

Telamon Passport Series

Formed in 1985, this groundbreaking ensemble – comprising only ukuleles of various sizes, along with the voices of its members – has become an international sensation, selling out such venues as Carnegie Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and Sydney Opera House. The eight-member group blends elements of rock, classical, jazz, folk, film soundtracks and other genres into a truly unique musical experience.

 

* Rita Moreno postponement was unrelated to COVID-19 concerns and preceded government stay-at-home orders.