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Schedule

The Studio Theatre - PRIVATE LIVES

The Studio Theatre - PRIVATE LIVES

January 20th - February 12th, 2017

Preview: JAN 16th-19th
Opening: JAN 20th
Closing: FEB 12th


3 matinee performances added!
Friday 1/27 2pm
Friday 2/3 2pm
Friday 2/10 2pm

We have a Wait List for every show at The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol. Even if a show is sold out, you may still be able to see it. Just arrive at 6pm for the show you want (1 hour before curtain) and add your name to the list. You are then free to wait in the bar until 5 minutes to curtain. If we have open seats, you will have an opportunity to purchase them.

Noel Coward’s 1931 masterpiece is one of the most revered comedies in the canon of theatre. Set against the backdrop of glitzy and glamourous 1920s Paris, this hysterical and heartwarming love story examines the comedy and calamity of love and marriage. See the play praised by The New York Times as, “Gorgeous, dazzling and fantastically funny.”

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15 for Preview Performances, $30 for Performances

SOLD OUT
Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers

January 20th, 2017

GRAMMY Award-winning superstar and Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers has enjoyed great success during his storied career of nearly six decades, which will be celebrated during his Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$35.00 - $200.00

Cocktail Hour: The Show

Cocktail Hour: The Show

January 22nd, 2017

Cocktail Hour reinvents the glamour and excitement of classic entertainment with an original mix of charismatic choreography, intoxicating music and exquisite costume design. This pop-infused production combines the magnetism of Hollywood's Golden Age with a sleek 21st-century sensibility, capturing the timeless American spirit in a series of sparkling vignettes. It’s high-style fun for all ages to enjoy. “Witty and fantastic.” (The New York Times)

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $42.00

Well-Strung

Well-Strung

January 23rd, 2017

The New York Times recently called Well-Strung "A talented quartet of men who sing and play instruments brilliantly fuses pop and classical music from Madonna to Beethoven." Well-Strung, featuring Edmund Bagnell (first violin), Christopher Marchant (second violin), Daniel Shevlin (cello) and Trevor Wadleigh (viola), is a string quartet with a modern twist. The group plays universally recognized classical pieces while singing pop music hits from the likes of Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, and other pop stars for a uniquely engaging experience.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$15.00 - $40.00

Ukraine Orchestra

Ukraine Orchestra

January 25th, 2017

Conductor and Artistic Director: Volodymyr Sirenko
Program:

  • Yevhen Stankovych’s Suite from the Ballet The Night Before Christmas
  • Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 with Piano Soloist Alexei Grynyuk
  • Antonín Dvořáck’s From the New World Symphony No.9 in E Minor, Op. 95
Volodymyr Sirenko, Artistic Director & Chief Conductor Theodore Kuchar, Principal Guest Conductor Formed by the Council of Ministers of Ukraine in November of 1918, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$35.00 - $70.00

Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows hosted by Bob Eubanks

Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows hosted by Bob Eubanks

January 29th, 2017

Anyone who's ever dreamed of being part of a game show will have a chance to be a contestant this January, when every participant will win and one person might take home $100,000. At each of the performances, $5,000 in prizes will be given away and one lucky contestant will drive away with a brand new golf cart!

Show Times:5:00pm & 8:00pm

$20.00 - $65.00

Pump Boys & Dinettes

Pump Boys & Dinettes

February 1st - 2nd, 2017

Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated musical, Pump Boys and Dinettes comes to The Sharon this February.

Set in a gas station and diner, the “Double Cupp Diner”, on Highway 57 somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, NC, the musical stars four gas station attendants (L.M., Jackson, Jim, and Eddie) and two waitresses (Prudie and Rhetta Cupp) who sing and play all manner of instruments including kitchen utensils. The music is a quirky, highly imaginative blend of country, rock-a-billy, swing, rock and roll and jazz.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20.00 - $45.00

Styx

Styx

February 3rd, 2017

The six men comprising Styx have committed to rocking the Paradise together with audiences far and wide by entering their second decade of averaging over 100 shows a year, and each one of them is committed to making the next show better than the last. Styx draws from over four decades of barnburning chart hits, joyous singalongs, and hard-driving deep cuts. Like a symphony that builds to a satisfying crescendo, a Styx set covers a wide range of stylistic cornerstones.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$55.00 - $125.00

The Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project

February 6th, 2017

3 parts Jersey Boys, 2 parts Motown: The Musical and "not your grandma's doo wop", these charismatic, handsome, triple threat talents tear it up, with musicality and dancing not found with any other group in the world! From the 50's up to Jason Mraz and Amy Winehouse, they "doo-wop-ify" every song and people ages 10 to 100 love them!

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15.00 - $45.00

SOLD OUT
Duke Ellington Orchestra

Duke Ellington Orchestra

February 8th, 2017

Composer and bandleader Duke Ellington led one of the most remarkable and self-defined orchestras in jazz for 50 years. Brilliant musician are well known for bold thinking and expressing themselves through their compositions and writings. Duke Ellington was no exception and this compilation of quotes pays tribute to some of the philosophical and ideological quotes from one of the twentieth centuries greatest composers.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$25.00 - $60.00

Three Tenors Plus One

Three Tenors Plus One

February 11th, 2017

Please come enjoy a classical evening of "Three Tenors Plus One": Tenors Bill Doherty, Fanyong Du and Devin Eatmon with Soprano, Corinne Bach. All proceeds go to support The Harold S. Schwartz Music Scholarship Program. For more information on the musical scholarship program please visit: www.operaclubofthevillages.com/Scholarship.html. This event is presented by The Villages Opera Club.

Show Times: 3:00pm & 7:00pm

$20.00 - $40.00

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - American Music

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - American Music

February 14th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Time: 2:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - American Music

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - American Music

February 14th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Time: 7:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

Don Quixote Russian National Ballet Theatre

Don Quixote Russian National Ballet Theatre

February 21st - 23rd, 2017

The Russian National Ballet Theatre, Directed by Elena Radchenko, is a cut above many of its rivals. The "Swan Lake" danced at Montgomery College's Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night was the real thing.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $75.00

Cinderella Russian National Ballet Theatre

Cinderella Russian National Ballet Theatre

February 24th - 25th, 2017

The Russian National Ballet Theatre, Directed by Elena Radchenko, is a cut above many of its rivals. The "Swan Lake" danced at Montgomery College's Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night was the real thing.

Show Time: Feb. 24th - 7:00 PM
Feb. 25th - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $75.00

The Studio Theatre - THE LAST FIVE YEARS

The Studio Theatre - THE LAST FIVE YEARS

February 24th - March 19th, 2017

Preview: FEB 20th-23rd
Opening: FEB 24th
Closing: MAR 19th


With music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown, The Last 5 Years follows the characters of Jamie (an upcoming novelist) and his girlfriend/fiancé/wife, Cathy (a struggling actress). This powerful and intimate musical explores the journey of a New York couple in their twenties who succeed, struggle and succumb to the challenges and charms of married life.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15 for Preview Performances, $30 for Performances

Don't Tell Nonnie - Open Mic & Cabaret Night

Don't Tell Nonnie - Open Mic & Cabaret Night

February 27th, 2017

Bring sheet music or peruse our collection, sing a song and cheer for your friends, and in between Whitney Morse and Gary Powell will perform some of their favorite cabaret numbers.

Show Time: 7:30pm to 10:30pm (arrive and exit at any time)
Doors Open at 7:00pm

$15.00 (includes one free beverage)

Taj Express, the Bollywood Musical

Taj Express, the Bollywood Musical

March 2nd, 2017

Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations.

Show Time:7:00pm

$25.00 - $85.00

The Hit Men <em><small>Legendary Performers with Frankie Valli, Carole King, Cat Stevens & more</small></em>

The Hit Men Legendary Performers with Frankie Valli, Carole King, Cat Stevens & more

March 5th, 2017

THE HIT MEN – a supergroup consisting of Lee Shapiro, Jimmy Ryan, Larry Gates, Russ Velazquez and Steve Murphy – either played, sang or did both on some of the most memorable hits of the era, including “Who Loves You”, “Oh What a Night”, “The Loco-motion”, “Peace Train”, “Mony Mony”, “Joy to the World” and other songs in which they used their talents to spin wax into gold and platinum ...

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20.00 - $50.00

Irish Comedy Tour

Irish Comedy Tour

March 7th, 2017

The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans.

The clover -- make that clever -- comedians, whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle, include Detroit native Derek Richards; Boston-born Mike McCarthy; Nova Scotia's Damon Leibert; and from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland Derrick Keane.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$17.00 - $35.00

Annie

Annie

March 10th - 11th, 2017

The world's best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.

Show Time: March 10 at 7:30pm
March 11 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm

$35.00 - $85.00

Paul Anka

Paul Anka

March 13th, 2017

PAUL ANKA BIOGRAPHYBorn July 30, 1941, in Ottawa into a tight-knit Canadian family, Paul Anka didnt waste much time getting his life in music started. He sang in the choir at Church and studied piano. He honed his writing skills with journalism courses, even working for a spell at the Ottawa Citizen. By 13, he had his own vocal group, the Bobbysoxers. He performed at every amateur night he could get to in his mothers car, unbeknownst to her of course.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$75.00 - $250.00

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    Jan 25, 2017

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Concert

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Concert

March 14th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Times: 7:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Concert

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Concert

March 15th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Times: 7:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

March 18th - 19th, 2017

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER – THE MUSICAL, the iconic story of Tony — the kid from Brooklyn USA — who wants to dance his way to a better life is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony’s love for dancing in spectacular new ways. Fueled by the vintage Bee Gee hits, this contemporary retelling of the classic story captures the energy, passion and life-changing moments that have thrilled movie audiences since 1977. Now, a new generation of dancers meets a new generation of playgoers to explore the soaring sounds and pulsating rhythms of this coming-of-age Disco fantasy.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$30.00 - $80.00

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    Feb 1, 2017

Illusionist Rick Thomas

Illusionist Rick Thomas

March 30th, 2017

Without doubt, Rick Thomas is one of the greatest and most successful illusionists in the world today. He has completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. from sold out performances at Caesars Colosseum to headlining the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Rick Thomas continues to entertain millions of people across the world with his breathtaking magic both on stage and television today!

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20.00 - $60.00

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    Feb 8, 2017

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Opera Celebration

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Opera Celebration

April 4th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Times: 7:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Opera Celebration

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Opera Celebration

April 5th, 2017

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2016/17 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to nourish the hearts, minds and souls of families with the glorious gift of music while inspiring the next generation to pursue this same noble tradition.

Show Times: 7:00pm

Individual concert ticket prices are $39-$21. Series tickets on sale at all Box Office locations or by calling 352-750-5411.

The Studio Theatre - PROOF

The Studio Theatre - PROOF

April 7th - 30th, 2017

Preview: APRIL 3rd-6th
Opening: APRIL 7th
Closing: APRIL 30th


Catherine is the daughter of a brilliant, but mentally disturbed mathematician, trying to come to grips with her possible inheritance: both his brilliance and his insanity. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards’ Playwright, David Auburn’s Proof currently holds the record for the longest running Broadway play of the 21st century.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15 for Preview Performances, $30 for Performances

Billy Gilman <em><small>from The Voice 2016</small></em>

Billy Gilman from The Voice 2016

April 7th, 2017

Unlike other winners and finalists on the VOICE who were "unknown" to the public prior to appearing on the show, Billy Gilman has been touring for the last 16 years and has garnered "double" Platinum and Gold Albums and is the youngest singer to ever reach # 1 on the Billboard Top Country Album charts.

Show Time: 7:30pm

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    Feb 8, 2017

The Frontmen of Country Music

The Frontmen of Country Music

April 19th, 2017

Country music icons Tim Rushlow (formerly of Little Texas), Larry Stewart (of Restless Heart), and Richie McDonald (of Lonestar) take the stage together for an evening of acoustic music. The front men for three of the biggest Country music bands share the stories behind some of their biggest hits, including "What Might Have Been," "I’ll Still Be Loving You," "Meet in the Middle," "Beautiful Mess," "How Your Love Makes Me Feel," and "One More Day."

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20.00 - $65.00

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    Feb 15, 2017

Greater Tuna

Greater Tuna

April 26th, 2017

GREATER TUNA is a hilarious and irreverent comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of Tuna citizens – men, women, children, and animals alike – are portrayed by ONLY 2 performers, making this satire on life in rural America both crazy and delightful.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20.00 - $55.00

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    Mar 1, 2017