Live at Rose Lehrman 2013-14 Season Booklet
Live at Rose Lehrman - the performing artist series located on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College - presents professional dance, theatre and music from all around the world!
LIVE AT ROSE LEHRMAN Located on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College LIVE AT ROSE LEHRMAN SEASON 2013-14 13 14 SEASON A uenos ny of B ozzi ompa zo di N Fire C Tango © Loren ires 13 14 • Wailin’ Jennys • Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music • Tango Fire - “Flames of Desire” • The Hot Club of San Francisco • Aquila Theatre - “Twelfth Night” • Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway • Rhythm of the Dance • Hubbard Street 2 • Rennie Harris RHAW “Queen” • The Fantasticks The Live at Rose Lehrman Season 2013-2014 proudly offers you a wide variety of exceptional shows, with our focus on dance events that will delight and entertain. Our shows have an international flair this year with the Wailin’ Jennys from Canada, Tango Fire from Argentina and Rhythm of the Dance from Ireland. We welcome back two strong theatre events, Aquila Theatre with Twelfth Night and a return with a “twist” of one of last year’s favorites: 101 Years of Broadway. And if you love Broadway, don’t miss the longest running show in history, The Fantasticks, now brought to you with a fresh “steam punk” style. Dance offerings also feature Hubbard Street 2 from Chicago and Philly hip-hop greats Rennie Harris RHAW. We are always happy to bring several unique offerings to the region, including The Hot Club of San Francisco, and an event for all ages, Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music. We are so pleased to announce that the Rose Lehrman Arts Center was selected as a 2013 Harrisburg Magazine Readers’ Choice “Performance Hall.” Ticket buyers will be pleased that we continue to include all service fees in your total ticket price. We again offer a great discount with our “Create Your Own” package for 3 or more shows. As always, if you want to get the best seats first, join us as a “Friend” of the Live at Rose Lehrman series. Thanks for your on-going support…see you at the show! Teri Guerrisi Director, Live at Rose Lehrman Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC SEASON FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, 2013 | 8 P.M. Three extraordinary voices, two founding singer-songwriters and one singular vision, the Canadian-based Wailin’ Jennys are touring once again after a nearly year-long hiatus. Their heart-stopping harmonies, engaging stage presence and uplifting repertoire have made them scores of fans in the US, the UK and continental Europe. Ruth Moody, Nicky Mehta and Heather Masse have appeared many times on NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion” and at the prestigious Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, Scotland. Reserved Seating Tickets Available Online www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Box Office: 717-231-ROSE “If you’ve always wanted to be a part of a musical, this is your chance!”- ABC World News Tonight Warm up your vocal chords, cut up those chintz curtains and let’s all sing “The Hills are Alive,” because YOU are the star in Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music. This fun-filled show for all ages is a screening of the beloved Julie Andrews film complete with subtitles and a free “magic moments goody bag,” containing props to be used at special points in the movie. Come dressed up as your favorite character, song lyric or be inventive. Our wonderful afternoon is complete with a professional host and an intermission costume contest. SUNDAY, OCT. 6, 2013 | 2 P.M. Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013 | 7:30 P.M. Free Tango demonstration by PA DanceSport – 6:30pm Tango Fire C ompany © Loren of zo di N Buenos Aires ozzi “Flames of Desire” “Sexy and breathless daring” - Sydney Morning Herald Direct from Buenos Aires, Tango Fire brings the passion and fire of Tango to the stage. Twelve spectacular dancers and a quartet of brilliant musicians trace the art form from its origins in the streets to the elegance of the ballroom. This company has toured the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia and South Africa to high acclaim! Reserved Seating Tickets Available Online www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Box Office: 717-231-ROSE “Cinema Vivant” The Hot Club of San Francisco presents an evening of vintage silent films with live gypsy-swing music. Celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, the ensemble borrows the all-string instrumentation of violin, bass and guitars, breathing new life into the music with classic tunes and original compositions from the group’s superb lead guitarist, Paul Mehling. The three silent films to be featured are: “The Cameraman’s Revenge,” “ The Mascot” and “There It Is.” Free pre-show lobby entertainment featuring the DeAngelo Trio from Carlisle – 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013 | 7:30 P.M. Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013 | 7:30 P.M. Free pre-show chat with members of the Aquila Theatre Company 6:30 p.m. “…classically trained, modernly hip…” -The New York Times TWELFTH NIGHT Aquila Theatre © Lois Greenfield Presents The acclaimed Aquila Theatre returns again and brings us one of Shakespeare’s funniest and most charming comedies, “Twelfth Night.” Written in 1600 and set against a background of romance and mystery, this hilarious story of identical twins and mistaken identity explores the universal themes of love. Featuring a remarkable original musical score, innovative design and unique physical staging, Aquila’s fine cast will make it an experience not to be missed! Tickets Available Online www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Box Office: 717-231-ROSE Reserved Seating It’s back…but with a new twist. Last year’s “100 Years of Broadway” was one of our most popular shows and audience members begged to have it back. Well, here it is, direct from the Big Apple, and with a brand new version…“101 Years of Broadway” features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars! Don’t miss it this year. FRIDAY, JAN. 31, 2014 | 8 P.M. Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014 | 7:30 P.M. Direct from Ireland, The National Dance Company of Ireland brings us “Rhythm of the Dance.” This lavish show celebrates the rich history of Ireland, as well as the art of Irish dance. The show features a large company of dancers, a live full Irish band and the soaring sounds of the handsome Young Irish Tenors. Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration early as we welcome this amazing tour for one night only in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center. Reserved Seating Tickets Available Online www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Box Office: 717-231-ROSE “…one of the most sensory delights in recent memory.” - The Billings Gazette compelling HUBBARD STREET 2 Hu bb ard © T Stree odd t D Ro ance sen C ber hica g go Hubbard Street Dance Chicago brings us the best in contemporary dance today, with its smaller – yet powerful – ensemble Hubbard Street 2 (HS2). A company that is known for athleticism and fearless dancing, HS2 has toured nationally and internationally, performing to over 60,000 annually. Our program will feature “Strides” and “By the skin of my teeth” two new works by 2012 National Choreographic Competition award-winning choreographers. FRIDAY, FEB. 21, 2014 | 8 P.M. Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014 | 7:30 P.M. Post-show talk back with members of Rennie Harris RHAW “Love American Style” – A hip-hop short story featuring the iconic music of Queen. Rennie Harris founded his younger company RHAW in 2007, after the overwhelming interest from young adults to join his renowned company. RHAW now travels throughout the US and brings us a brand new work called “Love American Style.” Downplaying the abstract, while pushing the dramatic aesthetic, RHAW is forging new paths for hip hop dance. Reserved Seating Tickets Available Online www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Box Office: 717-231-ROSE presents The longest running musical in history – now presented in a fresh new Steam Punk style! A timeless romantic comedy about a boy, a girl and their meddling fathers. This captivating show features the memorable classic tunes “Try To Remember,” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” Whether you are revisiting it or seeing it for the first time ever, it will ignite your imagination. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014 | 7:30 P.M. Located in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC FRIENDS PRE-SALE: PURCHASE FIRST and GET THE BEST SEATS! AUG 6 - SEPT. 2 An extra benefit, and way to say “Thank You” to our Live at Rose Lehrman Friends! As a Friend of the Rose Lehrman Artist Series, you have the satisfaction of knowing you are helping to sustain our excellent artistic programming. We offer our Friends perks designed to bring you closer to the magic that happens on the stage of our intimate theatre. Ticket sales are important and vital, yet they only partially support the fantastic performances and educational programs we offer. Your contribution helps keep our programs alive and vibrant. We value all levels of support, and most importantly, we value your loyalty. We look forward to seeing you at our Live at Rose Lehrman performances and thank all of you for supporting the arts in our community. If you have questions about our Friends memberships or are interested in our Business Sponsorship Benefits, please contact our Live at Rose Lehrman Office at 717-780-2545. ALL membership levels include the following benefits: • Friends first ticket pre-sale advantage • Listing as donor in RL lobby and event programs Please mark your desired membership: ☐ LAVENDER ROSE ☐ YELLOW ROSE ☐ WHITE ROSE 1 half-priced ticket to Live at RL performance** ☐ PEACH ROSE 1 FREE ticket to Live at RL performance** Lost-ticket insurance ☐ PINK ROSE 1 FREE ticket to Live at RL performance** Lost-ticket insurance Second Priority on waiting list for sold out shows ☐ RED ROSE 2 FREE tickets to Live at RL performance** Lost-ticket insurance First Priority on waiting list for sold out shows Lunch/dinner with Live at Rose Lehrman director $35 $50 $100 $250 Membership Matters $500 $1000+ ☐ I give permission for my name to be acknowledged in the Live at Rose Lehrman performance programs and lobby display as indicated: _______________________________________________(PLEASE PRINT) ☐ I wish to remain anonymous FRIENDS PRE-SALE: PURCHASE FIRST and GET THE BEST SEATS! AUG 6. - SEPT. 2 Ticket prices are “All Inclusive!” The event prices listed include both the ticket price and the service fee. What you see is what you pay. No surprises! All ticket orders will be mailed up to five days before the event. Afterward, tickets will be available at “will-call.” Ticket Order Form 1. Wailin’ Jennys 2. Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music 3. Tango Fire 4. Hot Club of San Francisco 5. Aquila Theatre 6. 101 Years of Broadway 7. Rhythm of the Dance 8. Hubbard Street 2 9. Rennie Harris “RHAW” 10. The Fantasticks Subtotal ADULT _____ @ $38= $_____ _____ @ $15= $_____ _____ @ $42= $_____ _____ @ $38= $_____ _____ @ $38= $_____ _____ @ $42= $_____ _____ @ $42= $_____ _____ @ $40= $_____ _____ @ $40= $_____ _____ @ $38= $_____ $_____ STUDENT _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $10= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ _____ @ $19= $_____ + $_____ = $_____ – $_____ = $_____ + $_____ Name (Please Print): ___________________________ Mailing Address: ______________________________ City:________________________________________ State: ____ Zip: _________ Phone: ______________________________________ Email: ______________________________________ Payment Method: ☐ Check (Payable to HACC) ☐ Visa ☐MasterCard ☐ Discover ☐American Express Name on Card: ___________________________ Signature: _______________________________ Card #: _________________________________ Exp Date: _______________________________ Seating Preference: (Subject to Availability) 1st Choice: ______ 2nd Choice: _____ Best Available: ________ 10% Discount* (Create your own package - applicable if choosing three or more shows) = *Excludes “Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music” New Subtotal Friends Membership (Pre-sale benefit for Friends begins Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013) **Mark FREE tickets with an “F” and HALF-PRICED tickets with an “H,” per Patron Perks TOTAL AMOUNT DUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . = $_____ General ticket sales available at 717-231-ROSE or www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Ordering Tickets 1. ONLINE www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org General sales: Sept. 3 2. MAIL HACC Attn: Susan Kirchdoerfer One HACC Drive, A120 Harrisburg, PA 17110 3. PHONE (Starting Sept. 3) Call the Box Office 11a.m. – 1p.m. T/W/TH/F when HACC is open 717-231-7673 4. PERSON (Starting Sept. 3) Box Office Hours 11a.m. – 1p.m. T/W/TH/F when HACC is open SEATING INFORMATION Please call the Box Office at 717-231-ROSE (7673) to reserve wheelchair seating. Large print program and hearing-assistance devices are available with advance notice. Persons with mobility issues that require early entrance should also notify the Box Office for accommodations. Parking The Rose Lehrman Arts Center is located on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC off Interstate 81 at exit 67A (Cameron St.) At the FIRST LIGHT after the exit ramp, turn RIGHT. Then turn RIGHT at the NEXT LIGHT at GATE 1 onto HACC DRIVE. Turn LEFT onto ALUMNI DRIVE and park in the parking lot on your left. Parking is FREE, accessible and patrolled. The Rose Lehrman Arts Center is the second (2nd) building on the left of the campus’ main walkway - directly across from the South Parking Lot. FARM SHOW BLDG GATE 4 INDUSTRIAL ROAD Rose Lehrman Arts Center ALUMNI DRIVE STABLER SHOW PARKING ROSE LEHRMAN ARTS CTR COOPER STUDENT CENTER HACC BOOK STORE TED LICK ADMINISTRATION BUILDING HACC DRIVE ENTRANCE GATE 1 g WHITAKER PSECU C CAMERON STREET RT. 8 3S 1 .8 RT RT. 322 W /8 1 S E AM RO I T EX NS T N Additional Information FOR THE BEST SEATING ORDER EARLY... All seats are reserved. Our members benefit from “pre-sale” opportunities and perks. IMPORTANT DATES Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 Friends pre-sale ordering begins Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 All tickets for sale to the general public and available for online purchase. please call the box office before the event to determine ticket availability. Cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Checks (made payable to HACC) must be received at least FIVE BUSINESS DAYS prior to performance. Once ticket order is placed it will be mailed up to five days before each event. Afterward, tickets will be available at will call. All area students, HACC students, faculty, staff and alumni with current ID are eligible for discounts. Please note there are some events with no discount. (One ticket per staff/student please.) Everyone in attendance must have a ticket regardless of age. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Out of respect to all patrons, we discourage bringing infants to any performance. No refunds are issued, but unused tickets can be donated to Live at Rose Lehrman. TICKETING/ATTENDANCE Group discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Contact Susan Kirchdoerfer at 717-780-2604 for information. All events take place in the Auditorium Theatre of the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. All events are RESERVED SEATING. Same seats cannot be guaranteed for every show. Advance ticket purchase is HIGHLY recommended - many performances sell-out in advance. If you do not prefer to buy in advance, Late-comers seated at house manager’s discretion. Programs and artists subject to change without notice. Food, beverage, cameras and recording devices of any kind are prohibited at performances. Bottled water is permitted. All beepers and cellular phones must be turned off or to vibrate during performances. No texting during performances. In the event of inclement weather, please call the Box Office to check on performance status. Tickets available online at www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Gift certificates are always available. SPECIAL NEEDS Our theatre is handicapped accessible with designated handicapped seating. Please call in advance to arrange seating. Assistance for hearing-impaired (infrared listening system) is available for most performances. Please call the Box Office with sufficient advance notice. Large print programs are available if requested in advance. BOX OFFICE Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 11a.m. – 1p.m. (Sept. 3 – early May). The Box Office is closed during HACC holidays and breaks. Doors open to the theatre 30 minutes prior to the advertised start time. Call 717-231-ROSE (7673) for personal attention, information, or reservations during box office hours. Leave a message for reservations or other needs at any time. HACC recognizes its responsibility to promote the principles of inclusion and equal opportunity in employment and education. Therefore, it is the policy of HACC, in full accordance with the law, not to discriminate in recruitment, employment, student admissions, and student services on the basis of race, color, religion, age, political affiliation or belief, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability (physical or intellectual based challenges), place of birth, General Education Development Certification (GED), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic history/information, or any other legally protected classification. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the President, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110, telephone 717-736-4104. Rose Lehrman Art Gallery 2013-14 Wednesday, Sept. 4 – Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 Rock Flour Denise Suska Green Ceramics Reception: Oct. 2 from 4:30-5:30 Monday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 Photographs Paul Chaplin • Gary Dwight Miller Sean Simmers • John Whitehead Thursday, Oct. 31: Lecture at 5:30 p.m., Rose Lehrman Auditorium Theatre; Reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 – Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 Student Honors Photography Show Wednesday, Jan. 15 – Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 Kesennuma, Japan’s Altered Landscape Amer Kobaslija Paintings Monday, Feb. 24 – Friday, April 25, 2014 Heads of State Graphic Design Posters Monday, April 7 – Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Student Honors Shows Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. Contact Kim Banister at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or visit the gallery website at www.hacc.edu/ RoseLehrmanArtsCenter Visit our Midtown Gallery 1500 N. Third St., Second Floor www.facebook.com/fenetregallery Friday, July 19 – Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013: Erika Stearly Paintings Friday, Sept. 20 – Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013: Geoffrey Scott Photographs Friday, Oct. 18 – Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013: Cynthia Nixon Painting Friday, Nov. 15 – Friday, Dec. 20, 2013: Cynthia Brantley Drawings Friday, Jan. 17 – Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014: Katie Grove Painting Fenêtre receptions are every 3rd Friday, 6-8 p.m. Detail of Lake Louise © Denise Suska Photo © Sean Simmers HACC Theatre 2013-14 presents FRANKENSTEIN – a radio play by Philip Grecian, based on the novel by Mary Shelley “A Season of Moral Ambiguity” Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 | 2 p.m. Remember the good old days of radio - when people had to use their imaginations—when the mind was a stage. Those days are back - only better! Victor Frankenstein and his friend Henry Clerval set out to create life using corpses stolen from graveyards. With the aid of live Foley Artists, and talented voice actors, you can SEE as well as HEAR Mary Shelley’s classic tale brought to life! ANTIGONE – freely adapted by Emily Mann from the play by Sophocles Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9 | 2 p.m. A modern re-telling of the classic Greek play in which Antigone battles her uncle Creon, for the right to bury her dead brother, despite his decree that to do so would mean her public execution. The path taken here - vengeance will breed vengeance - is a shattering lesson for our times. Theatre for Young People JUNGALBOOK—by Edward Mast and adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Books” Saturday, April 26 | 2 p.m. In this innovative and contemporary retelling of Kipling’s story, the jungle of India is transformed into a playground on which Jungal Law forces teens, who embody the original Jungle Book characters, to choose sides in life or death conflict. Jungalbook won a Distinguished Play Award from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education in 1991. **Appropriate for ages 10 and older. “I had the pleasure of enjoying 100 Years of Broadway ... I still cannot believe the amount of talent that graced the Rose Lehrman stage tonight. The warmth of every one of the performers came through in their genuine interaction with the audience...Never did I think that in my lifetime I would see performers of this caliber on one stage in Harrisburg, PA. Bravo to you for getting them here...a wonderful venue for a tremendous show!” - Essie Petrovich, Patron “For anyone that knows the Lehrman Center, they know that there isn’t one bad seat in the house. It is a small venue that packs a good punch.” - Genevieve Zettlemoyer, HACC Student Season Sponsors Red Rose $10,000+ Lois Lehrman Grass Foundation Sponsors Peach Rose $2,000-$4,999 The Foundation for Enhancing Communities - Rose Lehrman Fund Sponsors White Rose $500-$1,999 Sponsors Pink Rose $5,000-$9,999 The Franklin H. and Ruth L. Wells Foundation Educational Sponsors Service Sponsor Sponsors Season 12/13 Sponsor McCormick Family Foundation Richmond Foundation Season Grant Support Media Sponsors Rose Lehrman Arts Center HACC, Central Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Community College One HACC Drive, A120 Harrisburg, PA 17110