Movie series, unique performances, Broadway shows highlight 2018-19 season

August 02, 2018

Tickets are on sale now for the Pullo Family Performing Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York’s 2018-19 season of events, featuring a family movie series, an array of unique performances, Broadway shows, and concerts..

Tickets can be purchased at The Pullo Center Box Office, charge by phone at 717-505-8900 or online.  Penn State York students receive a special discount on tickets, check with the box office for that pricing. 

This year, The Pullo Center welcomes the following performances to the stage:

Jesse McCartney at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31

Jesse McCartney’s new single “Better With You” is the singer's first new music since his well-received 2014 album “In Technicolor.”   It’s worth noting that the New York-born singer, songwriter, producer and actor has had the kind of career that most young artists aspire to.

iLuminate at The Pullo Center

Music, art and technological magic come together whe iLuminate takes to the stage on Sept. 19 at The Pullo Center.

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iLuminate at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19

Music, art, and the technological magic of iLuminate brings you a story of adventure and romance told through dance styles ranging from contemporary, hip-hop, Latin and breaking, all using the power of light.

Whitney Show 2018

Mark your calendar now for The Greatest Love of All:  the Whitney Houston Show on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m., at The Pullo Center at Penn State York,  The show features the breath taking vocals of Belinda Davis.

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The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed stage show described as “mind-blowingly spot on.” Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids.

Josh Gates Live! at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Adventurer, television personality and author, Josh Gates is the host and executive producer of the Travel Channel series, Expedition Unknown. For five years, Gates also helmed and co-executive produced the hit Syfy Channel series, Destination Truth.

Country Legend Tanya Tucker at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26

A defining voice of country music and a modern-day legend, Tanya Tucker inspired many female artists who still top the charts today. For four decades, her sultry voice and vivacious stage presence has helped to make her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in the Country Music genre.

The Choir of Man at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28

The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour. Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” The Choir of Man provides 90 minutes of indisputable joy.  It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled-good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live Percussion with foot-stomping choreography.

Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" The Musical at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov.11

Dr. Seuss' “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!” The Musical is the record-setting Broadway holiday sensation which features the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated special.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.

Vienna Boys Choir- Christmas in Vienna at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6

The illustrious group of child musicians has been delighting music lovers across the globe for six centuries with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and popular repertoire.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical from the creators of “The Sound of Music” and “South Pacific” that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

Jim Brickman – Share the Love at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music.

Murphy’s Celtic Legacy at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 

Don’t blink, for this is no ordinary Irish Dance performance; it is a battle of styles and a clash of colors. The cast, featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular.

The Doo Wop Project at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019

The Doo Wop  Project is street corner singing for a whole new generation, from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today.  The Doo Wop Project features current and former stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical.

Family Movie Series featuring “Coco,” “The Polar Express,” “Back to the Future,” “Moana,” and “Angels in the Outfield”

The Pullo Center has created a series of film screenings this season, offering family fun days for all!  Enjoy a classic film screening, snack and picture time for the kids at one low price!  Check the website for showings times.

For more information, and for a full listing of upcoming events, visit The Pullo Center website.

















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  • Grinch at The Pullo Center

    The music and antics  of the scheming Grinch, in all his green glory,  is sure to delight audiences on Nov. 11 when Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" takes to The Pullo Center stage.  All those Whos down in Whoville will share their Christmas cheer while the dastardly Grinch tries to steal Christmas.

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Last Updated August 06, 2018