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Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Tonic Sol-fa

Heritage Center brings to the stage Emmy award-winning a cappella group Tonic Sol-fa. The talented quartet has been named one of the top five “must see” groups in America; been awarded numerous original song and album awards in pop, gospel and holiday genres; and has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and in the pages of Newsweek magazine. Tonic Sol-fa will be joined by UD's Adrian Festival Choir on this concert.



  Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

The Great Gatsby performed by Montana Repertory Theatre

One of the great cautionary tales about the American Dream, The Great Gatsby is now brought to the stage by Montana Repertory Theatre (MRT). Known for its compelling productions of great American stories that penetrate to the core of human experience, the Rep’s Gatsby delivers it all: elusive magic, beautiful people, decadence, idealism--and the darkest fate.

A free pre-show lecture will take place in Babka Theatre at 6:30 p.m.


  Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas Brass presents American Musical Journey

This exciting concert incorporates a full complement of brass and percussion for a musical travelogue through American history.  From the time of George Washington to the present day – music will be selected from the masters – Copland, Bernstein, Gershwin, Berlin, John Williams, Sousa; from bands like the Tijuana Brass and Chicago; and styles from Dixieland, swing, Broadway, folk, patriotic, pop, and even hip-hop! The UD Wind Ensemble is a special guest.


  Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

The Lightning Thief performed by New York’s Theatreworks USA

From Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Book One and based on the popular book series by Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles since he has discovered he’s the descendent of the Greek God, Poseidon. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. With help from his friends, Percy has ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus.


  Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Ensemble Español presents Flamenco Passion!

Chicago’s Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater beguiles crowds with quicksilver choreography steeped in an atmosphere of romance. Highlighted by Ravel’s Bolero, “Flamenco Passion” is a lavish production of original Spanish Classical ballets, folkloric suites, and fiery Flamenco dramas.

A free pre-show lecture will take place in Babka Theatre at 6:30 p.m.


  Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Annie Moses Band, gospel & bluegrass

The Annie Moses Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - on PBS and on stages like Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. The band weaves musical styles together into cinematic arrangements while virtuosic siblings bring Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making. The Annie Moses band combines many genres of music into a style that unifies audiences, young and old, progressive and conservative.

A free pre-show lecture will take place in Babka Theatre at 6:30 p.m.


  Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters the musical

Adapted from Stan and Jan Berenstain’s classic children’s book series, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! demonstrates Bear Country is not without its complications: Brother Bear's grades are slipping, Sister Bear still has a few things to learn about making new friends, and Papa Bear just can't stop eating junk food. Alas, Mama Bear comes to the rescue! Using iconic stories and imagery with a healthy dose of song and dance, this new off-Broadway musical teaches the importance of honesty, health, and safety.


  Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!

From ANNIE to PHANTOM to WICKED, this fall-down funny, satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits closes our 2014-2015 season and features outrageous costumes, silly spoofs, and madcap impressions by a stellar quartet of Broadway’s best! A New York sensation for 30 years, it's never been more fun poking fun at your favorite musicals and stars at a dizzying pace.


    **RESCHEDULED** Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

The McCartney Years

There is only one show that celebrates the genius of Paul McCartney at the height of his career in the mid-1970s. The McCartney Years is a note-for-note faithful recreation of a “Wings over America” concert. Led by perfectionist Yuri Pool as Sir Paul, the band has a commitment to 100% live and accurate reproductions of McCartney’s concert experience.