New Season Announced Jun04

New Season Announced

Greenwood Performing Arts (GPA) has finalized its 2015-16 season with a line-up of shows that includes an improvised musical comedy, a holiday symphony pops concert, a ’60s rock ’n roll review and a song and dance production. GPA executive director Cecily Ferguson said, “We are delighted to be able to stage all of our season performances at Lander University’s Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. It’s an outstanding venue.” The season opens on Thursday, Oct. 8, with “Broadway’s Next H!t Musical,” an improvised musical comedy featuring memorable characters, witty dialogue and plenty of plot twists. The production has played to rave reviews with TheaterWeek Magazine describing it as “brilliant” and the New York Times calling it “hilarious.” The promoters say master improvisers will gather hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music and laughter. On Monday, December 7, The Atlanta Pops Orchestra will appear on stage to present a holiday concert, “There’s Christmas in the Air”. Ferguson said, “The orchestra is celebrating its 70th anniversary and we are fortunate to have the opportunity to bring this talented group of musicians to Greenwood.” On Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, Lander’s Cultural Center Auditorium will reverberate with the sounds of rock ’n roll music, featuring “The Atlantic City Boys.” The four- member group bills itself as a Jersey Boys tribute band, performing the hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, The Drifters and other artists of the 1960s. GPA’s season concludes on Thursday, March 17, with “Two on Tap,” a song and dance collaboration of Broadway veterans Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano. Reviewers describe their show as reminiscent of the chemistry and tap choreography of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Giattino and...

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical Oct08

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical...

ADULT: $37.50, CHILD: $32.50
October 8 @ 7:30 PM in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.

Atlanta Pops Orchestra “There’s Christmas in the Air” Dec07

Atlanta Pops Orchestra “There’s Christmas in the Air”...

ADULT: $37.50, CHILD: $32.50
December 7 @ 7:30 PM in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.

Atlantic City Boys Jan22

Atlantic City Boys

ADULT: $37.50, CHILD: $32.50
January 22 @ 7:30 PM in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.

Two on Tap Mar17

Two on Tap

ADULT: $37.50, CHILD: $32.50
March 17 @ 7:30 PM in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.