When Frog and Toad come out of hibernation, it’s a sign that spring is springing. The amphibious odd couple will bring their pondside adventures in the Tony Award-nominated musical “A Year with Frog and Toad” to Penn State with a production for all ages at 2 p.m. March 19 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
En Garde Arts returns to Penn State with the documentary-style theater production “Wilderness,” which reveals the communication breakdowns of six families due to addiction and mental health issues, at 7:30 p.m. March 15 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
An emotionally captivating score performed by a live orchestra sets the tone for “Once,” the award-winning screen-to-stage romance about not giving up on your dreams and celebrating the power of music. The touring Broadway production will make its Penn State debut at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
The new generation of Irish rock and dance began in September 2016 when “Rockin’ Road to Dublin” inaugurated its 65-plus-city tour in Henderson, North Carolina. The show will be performed at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. March 23. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Jan. 12.
The legendary Mister Rogers’ messages about living a neighborly life get a new look with a Center for the Performing Arts-presented production of “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!” Daniel and his friends will sing and dance their way through an afternoon of “grr-ific” lessons at 2 p.m. Jan. 15, 2017, in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Actors from the nationally renowned American Shakespeare Center will be joined on the Penn State Eisenhower Auditorium stage this weekend by a special canine guest on loan from PAWS, a local animal rescue shelter, for a performance of William Shakespeare’s "Two Gentlemen of Verona." The production, which will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 16, is free and open to the public.
The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, led by music and artistic director Jacek Kaspszyk and featuring guest pianist Seong-Jin Cho, will perform works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Johannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Attention “Odd Squad” fans! Things are about to get very odd in State College, and Ms. O needs your help to solve the case. “Odd Squad Live!” will spring into action on stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
American dance-theater troupe Pilobolus will step into the spotlight with “Shadowland,” the company’s first Penn State performance since 2012, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Prolific, powerhouse jazz artists Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli will celebrate the music of Nat King Cole — “the best friend a song ever had” — with their tribute concert “Straighten Up and Fly Right” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Contemporary circus troupe Cirque Éloize will return to Penn State for the first time in three years with its new Wild West-themed adventure, “Saloon.” The production opens at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
The Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Dallas Children’s Theater in a presentation of “The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)” at 7:30 p.m. April 8 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
The Russian National Orchestra, led by conductor Kirill Karabits and featuring violin soloist Stefan Jackiw, will make a stop at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. March 3 as part of its 25th anniversary world tour.
"Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning hit Broadway musical, will return to the Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
The Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania will present “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and 3 p.m. Dec. 13 in Eisenhower Auditorium.