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Season of the Arts 2016-2017

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Ticketed Events In The Katz Performing Arts Center

You Can’t Take It With You –PG (10/15, 10/16)

By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

Theatre Company

October 15, 7:00 p.m.

October 16, 2:00 p.m.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 

The Sycamore family, along with their motley collection of friends, lives life to the fullest in their own eccentric ways.  That is until the youngest daughter Alice brings her fiancé’s straight-laced parents over for dinner – on the wrong evening! Recently revived on Broadway, this classic comedy offers laughs and lessons about what really matters in life. 

That’s Dancin’ (10/29, 10/30)

Dance Company

October 29, 7:30 p.m.

October 30, 2:00 p.m.

That's Dancin' is a celebration of dance form the 20th century through to the present. There is something for everyone, from Broadway to ballet and hip-hop and lyrical.  The program includes choreography by Katrina Hansen, works by guest artists from Revolve Dance Company, and two proudly presented student choreographed pieces.  The finale is Benny Goodman's Sing,Sing,Sing!

Alice in Wonderland Jr. – G (11/11 - 11/13)

Based on the 1951 Disney Film

Book adapted and additional lyrics by David Simpatico

Music adapted and arranged and additional music and lyrics by Bryan Louiselle

Children’s Theatre

November 11, 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

November 12, 2:00 p.m.

November 13, 4:30 p.m.

Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures.  Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland is a fast-paced take on the classic tale.

The Wizard of Oz – G (1/21, 1/22)

By L. Frank Baum with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg

Adapted by John Kane from the motion picture owned by Turner Entertainment

8th Grade School Musical

January 21, 7:00 p.m.

January 22, 2:00 p.m.

Presented by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow, but she never expects a tornado to take her there!  The real adventure begins when she wakes up in the magical land of Oz and tries to find her way home. You’ll be singing along with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and even the Wicked Witch in this stage adaptation of the beloved film.

Into the Woods – PG-13 (2/24 - 2/26)

Book by James Lapine

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Upper School Musical

February 24, 7:00 p.m.

February 25, 7:00 p.m.

February 26, 2:00 p.m.

Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Fates get tangled as everyone's favorite storybook characters collide. Everyone's wish is granted, but their actions bring about unexpected consequences.

One-Act Festival Parts I and II – PG-13 (4/30)

Theatre Company

April 30, 2:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Seniors showcase their own student-directed plays in this smörgåsbord of theatrical delights!

Free Non-Ticketed Events  2016-2017

The Writer and the Actor (9/25)

An AJ Carothers Visiting Artist Series Event

Save the Date! September 25, 2:00 p.m.

Black Theatre

Join us for a performance and post-show discussion featuring two Kinkaid Distinguished Young Alumni, writer Jeff Martin '78 and actor Eric Ladin '97, and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at contemporary work in theatre, television and film.  Moderated by Christopher Carothers.

Middle and Upper School Choirs Concert (11/6)

November 6, 3:00 p.m.

Middle and Upper School Band Concert (11/13)

November 13, 1:00 p.m.

Middle and Upper School Orchestra Concert (11/13)

November 13, 2:30 p.m.

Creative Writing Readings, Part I (11/14)

November 14, 7:00 p.m.

An Evening with Encore (11/17)

November 17, 7:00 p.m.

Margaret Kinkaid Holiday Concert and Visual Arts Exhibit (12/4)

December 4, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Families are invited to spend the afternoon enjoying artwork, a concert, and a festive holiday reception. 

3:00 p.m. – Student Life Center

Upper School Art Exhibit Opening

Middle School Orchestra, Band and Choir Performances

4:00 p.m. – Brown Auditorium in the Katz Performing Arts Center

Holiday Concert featuring the Lower School Treble Choir, Upper School Band,

Orchestra, Concert Choir and Encore.

Upper School Film Screening (1/26)

January 26, 7:00 p.m.

¡Boćon! (Big Mouth) - G (4/1)

By Lisa Loomer

Middle School Play

April 1, 7:00 p.m.

Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company.

This fable tells the story of a boy who flees an oppressive regime in a Central American country.  A talkative loudmouth, Miguel loses his voice on his journey north but finds it again when he discovers the courage to cross the border to a new life.  Woven into the play are the stories, songs, humor, and magical realism of Latino culture. 

5th Grade Concert and Art Show (4/6)

April 6, 10:00 a.m.

Senioritis Photo ’17 Exhibit (4/10 - 4/24)

April 10–24

Opening Reception

April 10, 3:15 p.m.

Creative Writing Readings, Part II (4/19)

April 19, 7:00 p.m.

A Spring Showcase (4/21)

Dance Company

Student Choreographed Performance

April 21, 7:00 p.m.

Upper School Concert Choir and Encore Concert (4/23)

April 23, 2:00 p.m.

Middle and Upper School Band Concert (4/23)

April 23, 3:00 p.m.

Middle and Upper School Orchestra Concert (4/23)

April 23, 4:00 p.m.

Upper School Film Festival (4/24)

Ampitheatre

April 24, 7:00 p.m.

Middle School Choir Concert (4/25)

April 25, 7:00 p.m.

Middle School Dance & Broadway Bound Performance (4/28)

April 28, 7:00 p.m.

Treble Choir Concert (5/4)

May 4, 7:00 p.m.

Senioritis Studio ’17 Exhibit (4/24 - 5/8)

April 24 – May 8

Opening Reception

April 24, 3:15 p.m.

Tweets from Fine Arts:

Arts Events

  • January 2017
    • ThuJan26 Upper School Film Screening 7:00 PM to 8:30 PMAmphitheatre
  • February 2017
    • SatFeb04 US Coffee House 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMUpper School Student Center
    • WedFeb22 Celebration of African American Heritage and Culture 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMAmphitheatre, Brass Recital Hall, The Commons and Student Life Lobby
    • ThuFeb23 US Musical Final Open Dress 7:00 PM to 9:30 PMBrown Auditorium
    • FriFeb24 US Musical Performance 7:00 PM to 9:30 PMBrown Auditorium
    • SatFeb25 US Musical Performance 7:00 PM to 9:30 PMBrown Auditorium
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