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Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 17/18 Season

Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 17/18 Season

September 3rd, 2017 - May 15th, 2018

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017/18 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.

Individual concert ticket: $20.00-$60.00

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Willie Nelson & Family

Willie Nelson & Family

October 18th, 2017

Show Time: 7pm

$50.00 - $200.00

SOLD OUT
Broadway’s Next H!T Musical

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical

October 24th, 2017

The Tony Awards meets Whose Line Is It Anyway? Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.”

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15.00 - $35.00

Flip Fabrique: Catch Me!

Flip Fabrique: Catch Me!

November 1st, 2017

Flip FabriQue is a young troupe founded by a group of friends who are professional circus artists. Their shared dream is to create circus shows that reflect their unique image, draw from their personal experiences and unleash each member's full potential.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$25.00 - $70.00

Sinbad

Sinbad

November 2nd, 2017

Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the "100 Greatest Standups of all Time," actor and comedian Sinbad has had audiences laughing for over three decades. His storytelling style of comedy is profound without being profane. Sinbad has recently appeared on Disney's "Planes," "Comedy Bang Bang," "The Eric Andre Show," FX Television series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice". Sinbad produced and starred in his own WE TV's reality show, SINBAD: It's Just family." He has done 6 one hour comedy specials in his long comedy career, 4 on HBO and the last 2 on Comedy Central... and he's not stopping anytime soon!

These performances benefit Cornerstone Hospice and are sponsored by Fross & Fross Wealth Management.

Show Times: 5pm & 8pm

$25.00 - $65.00

The Studio Theatre - Bad Jews

The Studio Theatre - Bad Jews

November 3rd - December 3rd, 2017

At The Studio Theatre™ Tierra del Sol

Family and faith are not always kosher.

Set against the backdrop of 21st century Manhattan, Joshua Harmon's critically acclaimed comedy asks questions about what you choose to believe, when you're chosen.

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$35.00

Ailey II

Ailey II

November 9th, 2017

The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.

"The future is theirs." -The New York Times

"Off-the-charts energy." -The New Yorker

"The dancers proved indefatigable, virtuosic and relentlessly sexy." -Los Angeles Times

"Second to none." -Dance Magazine

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $56.00

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

November 11th - 12th, 2017

"DELIGHTFUL, HIGH-ENERGY FUN!" – The New York Post Winner of Six Tonys in 2013 for: For Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Sound Design of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Winner of the 2014 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album

Show Time: Nov 11, 2017 at 7:30pm, and Nov. 12, 2017 at 2pm & 7:30pm

$50.00 - $99.00

Tommy James and the Shondells

Tommy James and the Shondells

November 14th, 2017

Crystal Blue Persuasion, I Think We're Alone Now, Hanky Panky, Crimson & Clover, Draggin' The Line, Mony, Mony and Sweet Cherry Wine are just a few of the many hits from Tommy James with 23 gold records, 9 platinum albums, and over 100 million records sold worldwide!

Show Time: 7pm

$65.00 - $125.00

The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

November 20th, 2017

Preservation Hall is the jazz heartbeat of New Orleans. Take a group of long-time performers from the venerable concert hall, combine them with the Crescent City's "Soul Queen" Irma Thomas, throw in the spiritual authority of The Blind Boys of Alabama, and you get a very special evening of music that showcases "The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans."

Show Time: 7pm

$20.00 - $65.00

Don't Tell Nonnie - Open Mic & Cabaret Night

Don't Tell Nonnie - Open Mic & Cabaret Night

November 27th, 2017

Hosted by Whitney Morse

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)

Tango Buenos Aires

Tango Buenos Aires

November 28th, 2017

Direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina,
Tango Buenos Aires

Performing a journey through dance and music of the "Spirit of Argentina"

Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $50.00

LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes

December 8th, 2017

LeAnn Rimes is an internationally multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million units, won two Grammy® Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; one Country Music Association Award and one Dove Award.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$35.00 - $113.00

Kansas

Kansas

December 9th, 2017

With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$55.00 - $125.00

Petula Clark

Petula Clark

December 11th, 2017

Petula Clark was born in Epsom, England, but her love of music began at a very early age in her mother's land of Wales. She was already a star in the U.K. by the age of 9, singing for the troops stationed in England during World War II.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $75.00

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    Oct 18, 2017

Dance to the Holidays

Dance to the Holidays

December 19th, 2017

Ho, Ho, Ho... the hit dance show is here with Dance To The Holidays! It's the Holiday dance sensation sweeping the country and now Dance To The Holidays! has a special gift for its many fans. Dance To The Holidays is the Holiday spectacular for the whole family, featuring stars from Dancing With The Stars, American Idol, and So You Think You Can Dance. Here are all the live talent-based reality TV shows up close and personal in an unforgettable Spectacular for all Seasons! Directed and choreographed by Jaymz Tuaileva from Dancing With The Stars, Donny and Marie's Las Vegas Christmas Show and So You Think You Can Dance, Dance To The Holidays will be a new tradition for your family – It's lots of holiday dance cheer in one big beautifully wrapped gift. Heart-stopping dancers are joined by several of your favorite American Idol finalists with their powerhouse hit songs.

Show Times: 5:00 PM & 8:00 PM

$30.00 - $86.00

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    Oct 25, 2017

The Studio Theatre - Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

The Studio Theatre - Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

December 22nd, 2017 - January 11th, 2018

At The Studio Theatre™ Tierra del Sol

Order Up! Moonlight, music, and meatloaf with a side of desire.

Four time Tony Award Winner, Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune tells the story of Frankie, a waitress, and Johnny, a short-order cook, who work together in the same restaurant. Lights up on Frankie and Johnny in the bed of a grimy 1987 New York studio apartment. Frankie is hopeful that Johnny will now put on his clothes and depart, but Johnny, the romantic, has other ideas. Through sometimes touching and sometimes hilarious banter shared over sandwiches and a song, the promise of a relationship beyond a "one-night stand" begins to emerge for these two lonely hearts.

Show Times: 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

$35.00

A Night with Janis Joplin

A Night with Janis Joplin

January 9th, 2018

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. Now, The Villages is invited to share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the hit musical A Night With Janis Joplin.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$40.00 - $85.00

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    Nov 8, 2017

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

January 12th - 13th, 2018

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit features the hit songs Hungry Eyes,Hey Baby,Do You Love Me? and the heart-stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life. London’s Sunday Express says, “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!”

$50.00 - $100.00

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    Nov 22, 2017

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

January 15th, 2018

The most sought after Big Band in the world!

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$25.00 - $60.00

SOLD OUT
Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel

January 16th, 2018

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. He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry and released 12 solo albums, the most recent being Some Enchanted Evening in 2007.

Show Time: 7pm

$50.00 - $100.00

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    Nov 15, 2017

Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna

January 22nd, 2018

Through the jungles of Rwanda to the savanna's of Australia, Jungle Jack Hanna has explored the corners of the globe as one of the most visible and respected animal ambassadors. This Emmy-Award winning TV host and lifelong animal advocate loves sharing his knowledge and passion for animals, and is honored to speak with you today.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$25.00 - $100.00

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    Nov 29, 2017

Helsingborg Orchestra

Helsingborg Orchestra

January 24th, 2018

The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (HSO) was founded in 1912 and is one of Sweden’s oldest orchestras. Its principal conductors have included Sten Frykberg, John Frandsen, Okko Kamu, and Andrew Manze, with whom it has recorded symphonies by Beethoven and Brahms. The HSO is undoubtedly one of the region’s key international leaders and is much sought-after for both concert tours and recording projects.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $80.00

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    Dec 6, 2017

Chanticleer

Chanticleer

January 29th, 2018

“Chanticleer fascinates and enthralls for much the same reason a fine chocolate or a Rolls Royce does: through luxurious perfection.” Los Angeles Times

“The singing of Chanticleer is breathtaking in its accuracy of intonation, purity of blend, variety of color and swagger of style.” The Boston Globe

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $40.00

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    Nov 29, 2017

The Studio Theatre - Company

The Studio Theatre - Company

February 2nd - March 4th, 2018

At The Studio Theatre™ Tierra del Sol

Here is the church,
Here is the steeple.
Open the doors
And see all the crazy married people.

On the night of his 35th birthday, Robert struggles to think of a wish to make as he blows out his birthday candles. The lone bachelor, surrounded by "those good and crazy people" -- his married friends -- Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his lot or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends, and begins to make sense of his own persistent bachelorhood. Stephen Sondheim's seven time Tony Award winning musical, Company is a mature, intelligent, and wildly funny look at relationships, vulnerability, and "being alive."

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$40.00

Rain - a Tribute to The Beatles

Rain - a Tribute to The Beatles

February 9th, 2018

See the 2011 Broadway hit, Rain- A Tribute to The Beatles as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, Rain will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular!

Show Time: 5:00pm and 8:00pm

$40.00 - $79.00

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    Dec 13, 2017

Cabaret

Cabaret

February 12th - 13th, 2018

Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET comes to the The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center on February 12 and 13, 2018.

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$35.00 - $100.00

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    Dec 20, 2017

Rhythm of the DanceProduced by the National Dance Company of Ireland

Rhythm of the Dance
Produced by the National Dance Company of Ireland

February 16th, 2018

Two hours of dance, music and song, richly costumed, representing a whole new concept in Irish entertainment, using the genuine spirit of Ireland’s national dances, songs and storytelling.

Show Time: 7pm

$20.00 - $60.00

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    Dec 27, 2017

Romeo and Juliet and Carmen performed by The Moscow Festival Ballet

Romeo and Juliet and Carmen performed by The Moscow Festival Ballet

February 20th - 23rd, 2018

The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$20.00 - $80.00

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    Dec 13, 2017

L.A. Theatre Works, The Mountaintop By Katori Hall

L.A. Theatre Works, The Mountaintop By Katori Hall

February 26th, 2018

On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of The Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 the night before the killing is a mystery. In her internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, playwright Katori Hall fantasizes what may have transpired in the overnight hours between the legendary civil rights leader and a seemingly inconsequential hotel maid.

Show Time: 7pm

$25.00 - $45.00

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    Jan 3, 2018

BODYTRAFFIC

BODYTRAFFIC

March 2nd, 2018

BODYTRAFFIC returns to The Sharon with a new repertoire Spring 2018. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC has surged to the forefront of the concert dance world. Named “the company of the future” by The Joyce Theater Foundation, Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch in 2013 and Best of Culture by the Los Angeles Times, the young company is already internationally recognized for their high quality of work.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$15.00 - $40.00

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    Jan 10, 2018

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba

March 6th, 2018

Since its inception in 1960, the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba has been instrumental in developing and introducing Cuban and Latin American music to the international classical music community, in addition to covering a vast symphonic and chamber repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary music. International tours have taken the orchestra to The United States of America, Russia, Poland, Yugoslavia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Peru and Argentina.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$30.00 - $65.00

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    Jan 3, 2018

David Feherty

David Feherty

March 7th, 2018

How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.” With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. Of Feherty’s live one-man show, Golf Digest said: “Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission. It really was stupendous.” The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette raves, “David Feherty was uproariously funny. It was two hours of zaniness and madcap storytelling. People were coming out of their seats with laughter.”

Show Time: 7:30 PM - Doors: 6:00 PM

$50.00 - $79.00, VIP $179.00

$179 VIP seats include:

  • A 30 minute pre-show reception with Feherty (6:15-6:45pm in the auditorium)
  • Guaranteed Seat within the first 15 rows in the Auditorium
  • A signed copy of David’s newest book
  • A Meet & Greet photo taken with David

Catapult

Catapult

March 15th, 2018

Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture. Founded in 2009, by Adam Battlestein (choreographer, Creative Director and Master Teaching Artist for Pilobolus Dance Theatre for 19 years), Catapult catapulted to fame on Season 8 of America’s Got Talent, earning their way to the finals of the NBC-TV hit show.

Catapult Entertainment, Americas Got Talent

Show Time: 7pm

$25.00 - $55.00

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    Jan 24, 2018

The Studio Theatre - Red

The Studio Theatre - Red

March 23rd - April 22nd, 2018

At The Studio Theatre™ Tierra del Sol

Bleed for your art.

Famed abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko asks his recently hired young assistant, Ken, the loaded question, "What do you see?" John Logan's visceral two-hander, Red, features artist Mark Rothko at the height of his career. Set in 1950s lower Manhattan, this biographical play illustrates Rothko struggle as he lands the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York's famed Four Seasons Restaurant. When Ken begins to challenge Rothko, he faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. This six time Tony Award winning play takes a compelling look at the ever-changing relationship between an artist and his creations.

Show Times: 7:00 PM

$35.00

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

April 13th - 14th, 2018

JERSEY BOYS is the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the the behind-the-scenes true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30. The musical features such Four Seasons’ hits as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Oh, What A Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You."

$45.00 - $100.00

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    Feb 21, 2018

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

April 18th - 19th, 2018

A CHORUS LINE is musical theatre in its most pure form! Its celebration and true-to-life depiction of performers and their struggle to achieve greatness on the Broadway stage has earned the show unanimous praise as one of the true masterpieces of live theater.

Show Time: 7:00 PM

$45.00 - $90.00

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    Feb 14, 2018