Schedule

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
2021-2022 Season

September 5th, 2021 - May 16th, 2022

Based in Florida's friendliest hometown, "The Villages Philharmonic" is a professional Orchestra presenting the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance since 2003.

On sale dates:

  • July 7, 2021 - Subscribers can renew their seats with no changes
  • July 21, 2021 - Subscribers can renew their season subscriptions with changes
  • August 4, 2021 - New subscriptions on sale
  • Individual tickets will go on sale approximately two months before each concert. This allows VPO Management to meet with the venue and see if any changes from the outside world affect the seating chart or capacity of the next concert. On sale dates are listed below for each individual concert.
    • If you want four or more performances, you can be a subscriber and get 5% off your total purchase. If you just want individual tickets, please wait until the on-sale date for the specific concert you wish to attend.

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

Jon Lehrer Dance Company

September 23rd, 2021

Jon Lehrer started his company in 2007 in Buffalo, NY, and officially moved the company to NYC in 2019. In their short history, Jon Lehrer Dance has received much critical acclaim nationally and internationally. Under his artistic direction, the company showcases Jon's unique choreography and embodies his definitive style. His extensive background in both the modern and jazz dance idioms fosters choreography that is organic, artistic, accessible, and often humorous, reflecting life experience and the human condition.

Time: 7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $20

Photo credit: by AC DeMarco

Broadbend, Arkansas
Act 1 (Just One Q) book and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh, with music by Ted Shen Act 2 (Ruby) book and lyrics by Harrison David Rivers, with music and additional lyrics by Ted Shen

September 28th - October 30th, 2021

How can I protect them from the whole damn world? This beautiful jazz-infused two-person musical reveals a short insightful history of a family whose stories parallel our current social issues. Benny is a Black orderly at a white nursing home in 1961 raising his twin daughters alone. He befriends his boss Julynne as they bond over missing scrabble tiles and plucking chin hairs. Inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, Benny joins the Freedom Riders in the Deep South.Twenty-seven years later, his daughter Ruby is living through similar racial injustice while struggling to understand an incident of police brutality against her 15-year-old son. This exquisite and stunning musical spans three decades and three generations. In Broadbend, Arkansas, Benny and Ruby ask us to contemplate the cycles of violence in this country, and how we will find hope and create change against the backdrop of systemic racism.

2:00pm & 7:00pm

$20 Previews, $40 Performances

Jeff Allen
The America I Grew Up In Comedy Tour

October 5th, 2021

Jeff Allen combines clean, hilarious humor like no other comedian working today. He regularly appears on television, radio, and venues across the country. With over 140 million video views, Jeff Allen is the world's funniest, most inspiring comedian!

In his new tour, The America I Grew Up In, Jeff's sidesplitting comedy drives home the humor in everyday family life, the ups and downs of marriage, the challenge of raising children, the bliss of the empty nest (followed by the unexpected returns to said nest) and the joys of being a grandparent. Audiences will immensely enjoy taking this journey with Jeff as he nostalgically weaves in how our country has changed since his formative years in the sixties

Time: 7:00pm

$30 and up | Limited View $20

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Italian American Music Concert 2021

October 10th, 2021

Guest Artists

  • Keith Workowski
  • Sean Stork

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

Pilobolus
Modern Dance 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 12th, 2021

For this 50th anniversary celebration, Pilobolus questions its own "givens," turns its traditions sideways, and brings its past into the future. As fresh and vibrant as ever, Pilobolus - that feisty arts organism - puts the "Oh!" in BIG FIVE OH!, and continues to morph its way thrillingly into audiences' hearts and minds. The celebration includes signature works from vintage classics to their trend setting innovative work in shadow.

Time: 7:00pm

$50 and up | Limited View $25

Paula Poundstone
Comedy Hall of Fame

October 23rd, 2021

Appearing on stage with a stool, a microphone, and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula Poundstone has one of comedy's most nimble and disarming comic imaginations. In a review of Poundstone's show for The Boston Globe, Nick Zaino III wrote, "Her talent for creating humor on the spot has become the stuff of legend. She improvises with the crowd like a jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net. You know that she is a great comic the way you know any fine performer when you see one-there's a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she's so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong."

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

Broadway Subscription

October 26th - 28th, 2021 & January 14th - 16th, 28th - 29th, 2022

15% off these Broadway show ticket prices when you buy all 3 productions.

  • Escape to Margaritaville: October 26-28, 2021 (4 performances)
  • Jersey Boys: January 14-16, 2022 (4 performances)
  • Summer: The Donna Summer Musical: January 28 & 29, 2021 (3 performances)

Show times vary on performance

Prices vary depending on the performances you choose and seat selection.

Escape to Margaritaville

October 26th - 28th, 2021

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all-and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia("My Name is Earl," "Raising Hope") and Emmy Award® nominee Mike O'Malley("Survivors Remorse," "Shameless")ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including "Fins," "Volcano," "Cheeseburger in Paradise" and many more. USA Today calls it "A little slice of paradise!" and Entertainment Weekly raves, "It will knock your flip-flops off!" So don't let the party start without you.

October 26 at 7:30pm, October 27 at 7:30pm, October 28 at 2pm & 7:30pm

$67 and up | Limited View $50

National Geographic Subscription

November 2nd, 2021 & February 2nd, 2022 & April 12th, 2022

Carlton Ward Jr., Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades: Photographer Carlton Ward Jr. traveled the world, working to raise awareness of critical conservation issues in places like the Congo and Sahara, before turning his lens on an endangered wildlife corridor hidden in his native Florida.

Alicia Odewale, Greenwood: A Century of Resilience: A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, archaeologist Alicia Odewale is uncovering stories of resilience in the hundred years since the attack on Black Wall Street in the city’s vibrant Greenwood district.

Maureen Beck, Improbable Ascent: With her trademark humor and wit, world champion paraclimber and 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Maureen Beck chronicles her adventures as a one-handed athlete.

Time: 7:00pm

Discounted price per show: $34 and up | Limited View $17

National Geographic Speaker
Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades | Carlton Ward Jr.

November 2nd, 2021

Photographer Carlton Ward Jr. traveled the world, working to raise awareness of critical conservation issues in places like the Congo and Sahara, before turning his lens on an endangered wildlife corridor hidden in his native Florida.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

Kathleen Madigan
Do you have any Ranch? 2021 Comedy Tour

November 4th, 2021

For 30 years, comedian Kathleen Madigan has been touring 250 nights on the road and squeezing in hour-long filmed specials and performances on every late night show ever made. From over 40 appearances on the late night shows to recently riding around with Jerry Seinfeld in his NETFLIX series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," Madigan is still having a blast and selling out theaters across the country. Madigan was recently asked if her career was planned, "Ah, no. It's hard to believe this whole thing started out as a reason to drink and has lasted 30 years. What a great drinking accident."

Her most recent special "Bothering Jesus" is her fifth hour long standup special and will be her third special to be available on NETFLIX. "I love working with them. They're the young people. Network TV will need to adapt quickly to even have a chance to stay in the game. NETFLIX gets it and makes it so easy for us. Instead of it being a battle of content and rules, it's just fun. What it's supposed to be," she says.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

Jackie Evancho

November 6th, 2021

A worldwide sensation when she was only ten years old, Jackie Evancho has moved past the exuberant promise of a child prodigy vocalist, becoming a mature young adult with a clear direction as to where she, as a creative artist, is taking her career as a singer. A careers that began with a little girl's fascination with the film soundtrack of The Phantom of the Opera and has become an evolving and enduring musical phenomenon.

7:00pm

$75 and up | $35 Limited View

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Messiah Concert 2021

November 8th, 2021

Program

  • The Messiah, Part One
  • Torelli Trumpet Concerto
Guest Singers
  • Julie Batman, Soprano
  • Emily Heumann, Alto
  • Daniel Bates, Tenor
  • Stephen Mumbert, Bass
Featured Artists
  • John De Paola, Trumpet
  • Sergei Kossenko, Harpsichord

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

The Cake
by Bekah Brunstetter

November 22nd - December 18th, 2021

Is it ok to stray from the recipe? Jen and Macy are getting married! Macy comes from a Black progressive liberal New England family, while Jen's upbringing is from the white conservative south. When Jen returns home to get married locally she wants to hire her mother's charming best friend and Big American Bake-Off competitor, Della, to make her wedding cake. As a Christian woman, Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to God and her blue-collar husband, Tim. For the first time in her life Della has to think for herself. Her indecision about making a wedding cake for two women leaves Della and Jen at a crossroads covered and smothered in a mess of icing. This funny heartfelt play written by Bekah Brunstetter shows us how we all change when those we love bring us new perspectives.

2:00pm & 7:00pm

$15 Previews, $35 Performances

Bill Engvall

December 2nd, 2021

Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Most recently, Bill was a contestant on season 17 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and as a fan favorite, he made it to the finals. Earlier this year, Bill lent his voice to the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters, which aired on CMT.

Time: 5:00pm & 8:00pm

$58 and up | Limited View $45

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    Sep 29, 2021

Martina McBride: The Joy of Christmas 2021

December 3rd, 2021

Multiple Grammy® nominee Martina McBride has sold over 20 million albums to date, which includes 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits

Time: 7:00pm

$91 and up | Limited View $46

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    Sep 22, 2021

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Holiday Celebration 2021

December 8th - 9th, 2021

Guest Artists

  • Alfreda Gerald
  • Alexandra Molnar
  • Julie Batman
  • Marcella Richardson
  • Anthony Ciaramitaro
  • Norman Lee Schaffer
  • Sean Stork

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

An Intimate Evening with David Foster

December 13th - 15th, 2021

David Foster seems constitutionally incapable of resting on his laurels, and his relentless drive has propelled him throughout his career.

December 13 @7pm
December 14 @ 3pm and 7pm
December 15 @ 7pm

$75 and up | $55 Limited View

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    Sep 22, 2021

Cirque Musica's Holiday Spectacular

December 17th, 2021

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular brings the joy and excitement of the holiday season to The Sharon like never before. This all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica.

Time: 3:00pm & 7:00pm

$35 and up

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    Oct 13, 2021

World of Musicals

January 6th, 2022

The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave the audience spell-bound. With beautiful and emotional ballads from Evita, Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera along with great up-beat favourites from Dirty Dancing, Rock of Ages and Mamma Mia, there is something in this show for everyone. Highlights from the newest musicals such as Sister Act II will also be featured along with the classics from Golden Age of American Musical Theatre by Rogers and Hammerstein, Gilbert and Sullivan, George Gershwin and Stephen Sondheim.

The World of the Musicals is a show for the entire family, so get ready to be enthralled and sing along to all your favourite and beloved Musicals in one unforgettable evening.

Direct from their Australian and European tours, this select cast of highly talented and accomplished West End performers have been featured in worldwide smash hits on London's West End and Off Broadway such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Celtic Nights, The King and I, Spring Awakening Evita, Rent, and Avenue Q among many others. The World of Musicals was created by a powerhouse team in Dublin who are responsible for Celtic Nights, Gaelforce Dance and On Eagles Wings.

Time: 7:00pm

$30 and up | Limited View $20

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    Nov 3, 2021

An Evening With Judy Collins

January 7th, 2022

Judy Collins has long inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 55-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$35 and up

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    Oct 27, 2021

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Classical Concert Series 2022

January 9th, 2022

Program

  • W. A. Mozart Violin Concerto N.5 in A major, K. 219
  • Schubert Symphony N.5 in B flat major, D.485
Guest Artist
  • Fabrizio Falasca, Violin

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

Jay Leno

January 13th, 2022

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, bestselling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist… it's no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as "the hardest working man in show business.

Time: 5:00pm & 8:00pm

$55 and up

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    Nov 3, 2021

Jersey Boys

January 14th - 16th, 2022

"The most exciting musical Broadway has seen in years." ~ Chicago Tribune
"The crowd goes wild!" ~ The New York Times
"Too good to be true!" ~ New York Post

Dates and times:
January 14, 2022 at 7:30pm
January 15, 2022 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm
January 16, 2022 at 2:00pm

$65 and up | Limited View $45

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    Nov 10, 2021

The Righteous Brothers

January 18th - 19th, 2022

With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts in four decades. After Bobby's death in 2003, Bill Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans and friends pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive. Says Medley… No one could ever take Bobby' s place, but when I caught Bucky Heard' s show it all came together - I found the right guy to help me recreate the magic. The concert experience features their biggest hits - Lovin' Feelin', Soul & Inspiration, Unchained Melody, Rock and Roll Heaven, Medley's Grammy-winning Dirty Dancing theme The Time of My Life, and much, much more!

Time: 7:00pm

$85 and up | Limited View $65

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    Nov 10, 2021

Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra
Wagner, Chopin, Brahms

January 23rd, 2022

Wagner, Tannhäuser Overture
Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Intermission
Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

Time: 3:00pm

$50 and up | Limited View $25

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    Nov 17, 2021

International Subscription

January 23rd, 25th, 2022 & February 1st, 7th, 2022 & March 3rd, 2022 & April 7th, 2022

  • 1/23/22 Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland)
  • 1/25/22 Tango Fire (Argentina)
  • 2/1/22 Nobuntu (Zimbabwe)
  • 2/7/22 Vienna Boys Choir (Austria)
  • 3/3/22 Germán López (Spain)
  • 4/7/22 Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (Britain)

Show times vary on performance

Prices vary depending on the performances you choose and seat selection.

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    Oct 6, 2021

Tango Fire

January 25th, 2022

International Tango superstar German Cornejo's dance troupe The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires is a true global phenomenon and the world's leading Tango company.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

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    Nov 17, 2021

Urinetown, The Musical
Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollmann, Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis

January 25th - February 26th, 2022

It's a privilege to pee. Winner of three Tony Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of capitalism, populism, corporate mismanagement, and musical theatre itself. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. So when nature calls the citizens must pay to use the amenities. These public potties are regulated by Urine Good Company, a malevolent megacorporation that profits off of humanity's most basic needs. A hero emerges from the oppressed masses and decides that he's had enough. Our hero plans a revolution, restores Hope, and leads them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, Urinetown's wickedly modern wit sustains its ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.

2:00pm & 7:00pm

$20 Previews, $40 Performances

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

January 28th - 29th, 2022

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn't know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer's classic hits including "Love to Love You Baby," "Bad Girls" and "Hot Stuff," this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.

01/28/2022 at 7:30pm, 01/29/2022 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm

$67 and up | Limited View $50

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    Nov 24, 2021

Nobuntu

February 1st, 2022

Nobuntu, the female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, has drawn international acclaim, for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. The ensemble's concerts are performed with pure voices, augmented by minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano) and organic, authentic dance movements. Nobuntu was nominated for Best Musician of the Year at the Zimbabwe International Women Awards in London in 2015 and are currently a two-time winner for the Best Imbube Group at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2017 and 2019.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

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    Dec 8, 2021

National Geographic Speaker
Greenwood: A Century of Resilience | Alicia Odewale

February 2nd, 2022

A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, archaeologist Alicia Odewale is uncovering stories of resilience in the hundred years since the attack on Black Wall Street in the city’s vibrant Greenwood district.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

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    Nov 24, 2021

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Celebrate American Pops 2022

February 6th, 2022

A selection of songs from Broadway to movie soundtracks.

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

Vienna Boys Choir
A Night at the Theatre

February 7th, 2022

Boys have been singing at the Viennese court since the 14th century, and in 1498 - more than half a millennium ago - Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I moved his court and his court musicians to Vienna. Historians have settled on 1498 as the foundation date of the Vienna Chapel Imperial (Hofmusikkapelle) and thus the Vienna Boys Choir. Until 1918, the choir sang exclusively for the imperial court, at mass, concerts, private functions, and on state occasions.

Time: 7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $20

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    Dec 1, 2021

Three Tenors Plus One

February 12th, 2022

Annual fundraiser hosted by The Villages Opera Club to fund The Harold S. Schwartz Music Scholarship Foundation for young budding musicians in our community. Program to come.

ABOUT THE OPERA CLUB
The Opera Club of the Villages was established in 1997 to present live performances to Villagers and establish a music scholarship program to honor the founder of the Villages, Harold Schwartz. Since it’s inception over $550,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to local students in Marion, Lake and Sumter counties who aspire to pursue a career in Music.

More information is available on the Opera Club Of The Villages website.

3pm & 7pm

Pricing $30 and up | Limited View $15

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    Dec 8, 2021

Julian Bliss Septet
A Tribute to Benny Goodman

February 14th, 2022

Gracing the stages of Ronnie Scott's legendary jazz club to the Wigmore Hall in London, Bermuda Jazz Festival, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Julian Bliss Septet has shared their uplifting, classy, humorous shows and exceptional musicianship around the world since their formation in 2010.

Julian Bliss Septet

  • Julian Bliss: Clarinet
  • Neal Thornton: Piano
  • Martin Shaw: Trumpet
  • Colin Oxley: Guitar
  • Tim Thornton: Bass
  • Ed Richardson: Drums
  • Lewis Wright: Vibraphone

Time: 7:00pm

$30 and up | Limited View $20

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    Dec 1, 2021

Cirque Mechanics
Birdhouse Factory

February 16th, 2022

Enter the most unlikely setting for a circus, a factory. One where the workers are acrobats and the machines are circus props. Welcome to Birdhouse Factory!

See a contortionist perform on a turntable powered by unicyclists. Be captivated by the trapeze artist powered by the spins of an acrobat inside a giant wheel. Be stunned as the trampoline wall artists defy the laws of physics.

Giggle at the antics of the characters, be impressed by the acro-dancing and enchanted by the story of laughter, love, flight and birdhouses.

Time: 7:00pm

$45 and up | Limited View $30

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    Dec 8, 2021

Paul Anka

February 19th, 2022

It is all about the love that Paul Anka has for sharing his music with audiences and the love those audiences have for him. The youngest entertainer to ever perform at the Copacabana is where Paul honed his craft surrounded by the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Frankie Lymon and Chuck Berry. After a few hit songs, Anka confident in his talent as a writer wisely knew that being a songwriter meant the power was in the pen. With well over 500 songs to his credit, the most memorable being, "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "My Way," "Puppy Love," "Having My Baby," "She's A Lady," and the famous theme from "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." Since inception of his career, his songs have been performed well over 100 million times collectively worldwide, and is the only artist to a DC on the Billboard Top 100 Chart for seven consecutive decades.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$55 and up

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    Dec 8, 2021

Engelbert Humperdinck
The Legend Continues…

February 25th, 2022

In a career spanning almost 50 years, Engelbert Humperdinck has generated sales in excess of 140 million records, including 64 gold albums and 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame. He has performed for the Queen four times, several presidents and many heads of state. He has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to movie theme songs, disco, rock, and even gospel. His unique voice has charmed millions of fans around the globe. However, it's not just the voice, but the man himself, with his endearing sense of humor and self-deprecating jokes.

7:00 pm

$45 and up

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    Dec 15, 2021

Germán López
Spanish Canary Island folk music

March 3rd, 2022

Germán López shines on the world stage as one of the most brilliant and prolific young timple players. He touches audiences with original, instrumental music honoring Canary folk music traditions, embracing of Spanish Flamenco, West African rhythms, the flourishing spirit of jazz, and an innovative 21st century approach to performing "island music."

The timple is, without a doubt, the most significant instrument of the Spanish Canary Island folk music. Unlike other diminutive guitars, the timple contains 5 strings, and commonly tuned as GCEAD. More than fifteen years ago, a group of musicians (lead by José Antonio Ramos, Germán's principal timple teacher) began to experiment with alternative sounds for the timple, and treating it as a solo instrument — much like contemporary ukulele players have revolutionized the instrument to be the protagonist in Hawaiin folk music.

Show Time: 7:00pm

$20 and up | Limited View $15

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    Dec 29, 2021

The Ten Tenors
Love is in the Air

March 7th, 2022

The TEN Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia's most successful touring entertainment groups of all time, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power. Following 17 years of sell-out performances across the globe, including more than 2000 of their own headline concerts, The TEN Tenors have cemented their place as one of the worlds most loved classically based contemporary music groups.

Time: 7:00pm

$45 and up | Limited View $30

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    Dec 29, 2021

BODYTRAFFIC
World-class contemporary dance company

March 10th, 2022

BODYTRAFFIC is a world-class contemporary dance company, known internationally for its Los Angeles-grown, contagious vivacity. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC continues to push boundaries and establish Los Angeles as a city known for dance. The company is deeply committed to producing acclaimed works by distinctive choreographic voices, all while surging to the forefront of the contemporary dance world.

Time: 7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $20

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    Jan 5, 2022

Chris Botti

March 16th, 2022

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation's largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. Whether he's performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

7:00pm

$45 and up

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    Jan 12, 2022

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Classical Concert Series 2022

March 21st, 2022

Program

  • L. V. Beethoven's Symphony N. 8 in F major, Op. 93
  • L. V. Beethoven's Concerto N. 5 in Eb major Op. 73 for Pianoforte and Orchestra
Guest Artist
  • Antonio Pompa Baldi, Pianist

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

No. 6
by T.J. Young

March 29th - April 30th, 2022

Can we weather the unknown together? In 2001, the death of an unarmed Black man by the police has put the city of Cincinnati on edge. This incident has incited a five-day riot setting the citizens against the police force. During these violent protests, twins Felicia and Felix hunker down with their mother in their apartment. In lockdown, Felicia fine-tunes her natural history thesis while Felix, protective of his mother and sister, takes care of the family's needs. Returning from a risky grocery run, Felix brings home more than just dinner; he drags an unconscious white man into his family's apartment. The family attempts to find out who this man is and why Felix brought him home, while the riots grow and move closer. As we learn more about the strange man, this play asks us to confront the changes we all must make in order to avoid Felicia's hypothesis of extinction event No. 6.

2:00pm & 7:00pm

$15 Previews, $35 Performances

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Classical Concert Series 2022

April 4th, 2022

Program

  • Ján Joseph Rösler's Concerto in D Major for Pianoforte and Orchestra.
  • Grand Schubert's Symphony N.1 in D major D. 82
Guest Artist
  • Giuseppe Bruno, Pianist

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

April 7th, 2022

The programme will be announced from the stage. There will be a 20 minute intermission The Ukulele Orchestra is a touring musical group which has been delighting audiences, raising the roof, selling out performances, and receiving standing ovations since 1985. This all-singing, all strumming group has been performing for 35 years using only a fistful of ukuleles and maintaining that all genres of music are available for reinterpretation.

Time: 7:00pm

$32 and up

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    Feb 2, 2022

The Opera Locos

April 9th, 2022

A comic opera show for all ages! An ego battle full of opera and humor!

An unusual troupe of five eccentric opera singers are about to perform a repertoire of the greatest composers of their genre. Throughout the show they each reveal to us their hidden passions and desires that will bring unpredictable and hilarious consequences. It will be a night to remember!

The Opera Locos is a comic opera show where five exception lyrical singers perform some of the most well-known opera hits sometimes combined in a clever and original way with rock and pop classics.

The Opera Locos wants to push opera closer to a general audience in a new, fresh, and original way with high standards in technique and overall artistic discipline. The show integrates a variety of opera numbers with Yllana’s physical comedy style to create a truly spectacular experience for audiences of all ages.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

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  • On Sale 10 AM
    Feb 2, 2022

Terry Fator

April 11th, 2022

For the past ten years America's Got Talent winner, world famous singer, comedian, impressionist and ventriloquist Terry Fator has sold out night after night with a show featuring his cast of characters that includes Winston the Impersonating Turtle; the World's Greatest Elvis Impersonator; Elton John; Vicki the Cougar; and annoying neighbor Duggie.

During the 10 years he has been the headliner at the Mirage Hotel, Terry has won the coveted awards of Las Vegas's best show, best impressionist, best all-around performer, best family show and best overall show

Time: 5:00pm & 8:00pm

$55 and up

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  • On Sale 10 AM
    Jan 26, 2022

National Geographic Speaker
Improbable Ascent | Maureen Beck

April 12th, 2022

With her trademark humor and wit, world champion paraclimber and 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Maureen Beck chronicles her adventures as a one-handed athlete.

Time: 7:00pm

$40 and up | Limited View $20

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  • On Sale 10 AM
    Feb 2, 2022

Illusionist Rick Thomas
Mansion of Dreams Magic

April 14th, 2022

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!

High honors include the coveted "Magician of the Year" by the Academy of Magical Arts and Magic's highest recognition "Illusionist of the World" by the World Magic Awards. Thomas has also been featured on numerous national television specials including the NBC series "The World's Greatest Magic", Masters of Illusion on the CW, MTV, FOX, TLC, Animal Planet, the History Channel and his own special on ABC.

Time: 7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $20

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  • On Sale 10 AM
    Feb 9, 2022

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Opera Gala 2022

May 16th, 2022

Program of Magic Moments of Opera Scenes

Guest Singers

  • Rossana Rinaldi, Mezzo Soprano
  • Francesco Malapena, Tenor

7:00pm

$35 and up | Limited View $25

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