Beginning this weekend, October 24-26, Bram Stoker’s famous DRACULA is set to be performed by the Brandywine Ballet Company. It’s the story of a forbidden Victorian romance between beautiful Mina and the beguiling Count Dracula set amidst eerily lit castles and sun-drenched terraces. The tragic story unfolds with impeccable soloing, sensual pas de deux, and exhilarating ensemble dancing. Tantalizing costumes, sword battles, artful makeup and an emotionally moving musical score make Dracula ghoulish fun for all. Performances will take place at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. See performance times and ticket information by clicking here.
The Brandywine Ballet presents the popular fairy tale Beauty and The Beast as a full-length contemporary ballet with upbeat music, inventive costumes, and plenty of energetic dancing. The performance will take place from May 2-4, 2014 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Choreography by Nancy Page who has masterfully adapted Beauty and The Beast with magic, romance, talking animals, and happy-ever-aftering. See times and ticket reservations by clicking here.
This Saturday, November 9, 2013, WCU Live! presents the entire Motor City experience with Masters of Motown, one of the great experiences in musical history. The 10-member cast includes three female vocalists and three male vocalists supported by a live back-up band. Together they reproduce an authentic style and sound that made Motown what it is. The show begins at 7:30pm with reserved seating at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building. For ticket information visit http://www.wcupa.edu or simply click here.
This weekend, Jack and the Beanstalk and other Orchestra Favorites are performed at the Annual Children’s Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo presented by the Kennett Symphony. The Performance will take place at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Tickets: $5. See details at KennettSymphony.org.
Also happening this weekend, the five songwriters selected from a plythora of local talent perform for a chance at the $500 grand prize at The Note, 142 E Market Street. Doors open at 7:00pm. $5, 18 and over. For more information visit www.thenotewc.com. For more events happening this weekend visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com
March is right around the corner, do you know what that means? We’re that much closer to the warm weather Spring and Summer has to over! Also, this March Downtown West Chester has a ton of exciting events in store for everyone!
BRIAN CONWAY, BILLY McCOMISKEY & BRENDAN DOLAN | March 8, 2013 | 7:30pm
Brian Conway, 1986 senior all-Ireland champion on fiddle; Billy McComiskey, winner of seven all-Ireland button accordion championships; and keyboardist Brendan Dolan will present an evening of traditional Irish music at the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre. Ticket information at theDepartment of Cultural & Community Affairs.
CHILDREN’S CONCERT by KENNETT SYMPHONY | March 10 | 2:00pm
Jack and the Beanstalk and other Orchestra Favorites are performed at the Annual Children’s Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo presented by the Kennett Symphony. Performance at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Tickets: $5. See details atKennettSymphony.org.
POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATRE | March 15, 2013 | 7:30pm
The world famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre offers a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich with the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. Each of the show’s 15 cats and 10 dogs were rescued from animal shelters, given loving care, and taught to show-off onstage. Performance at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. Ticket information at the Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.
- See the upcoming events at The Note, West Chester’s premier music venue.
BROADWAY’S NEXT HIT MUSICAL | March 22, 2013 | 7:30pm
Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised musical comedy — and it’s all funny! The New York Timescalls Broadway’s Next Hit Musical “Hilarious.” But don’t take their word for it. Come see theater’s best improvisers use song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The next great American musical will be written in West Chester at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. Ticket information at the Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.
This weekend, WCU Live! presents The Unbelievables, an evening of laughter, amazement and wonder. You’ll see amazing magic, have some hearty laughs, and be mystified by things you never imagined possible presented by a quartet entertainers. Performance begins at 7:30pm at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall at West Chester University. Adults $20; Seniors/Students $15. Details at WCU Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.
Also happening this weekend, University Dance Company’s annual fall concert, Coalescence will be taking place. The concert includes work by current WCU dance faculty, and guest artists from the Philadelphia metro area and beyond. For details and ticket information, go to the WCU Department of Theatre & Dance page.