The Weinberg Center is a showcase for performing arts in Frederick that enhances our area’s cultural life. Frederick’s historic 1926 movie palace is home to year-round quality entertainment: professional music, dance, and theater; classic movies, and family entertainment. The season begins in September each year and concludes the following May. For a complete listing of events, please visit WeinbergCenter.org. Free backstage tours are offered on a regular basis; more information can be found at WeinbergCenter.org/Tours.
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Facebook Pre-sale Code: PEPPALIVE Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Ticket + VIP info here: http://bit.ly/Peppa19 Facebook Pre-Sale: 4/10 @ 10 AM Public Onsale: 4/12 @ 10 AM
Peppa Pig’s Adventure!
Peppa Pig Live! is here with the all new action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises!
PEPPA PIG LIVE! – Peppa Pig’s Adventure!
JAMIE-LYNN SIGLER, star of HBO’s The Sopranos, leads a powerful cast in a thrilling, one-night only performance! Directed by critically-acclaimed actress, Ashlie Atkinson (BLACKkKLANSMAN), MANHATTANonPATRICK opens a new corridor for the performing arts between Frederick (on Patrick Street, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts) and the theatre capital of the world, with the script-in-hand, staged reading of “Second Derivative” — the volcanic new play by Jeffery Keilholtz. Starring Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Jeffery Keilholtz, Bru Ajueitsyi and Amanda Shafer, this is one night at the theatre you don’t want to miss. The evening will feature a red carpet entrance, performance and post-show Q&A. Admission to the after party with cast members and the director is also available to a limited number of ticket buyers at an additional cost. TICKETS ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC BEGINNING AUGUST 15 online at www.weinbergcenter.org or via box office hotline 301-600-2828. For more information about Phenomenology or MANHATTANonPATRICK visit www.phenoart.org or check out their Facebook event here. ABOUT THE PLAY “Second Derivative”: The bullets fly on the streets of inner-city Baltimore: some directly at crusading, would-be State’s Attorney General, Alexander Tyson, who is now on the verge of winning a major election — as […]
MANHATTANonPATRICK: Jamie-Lynn Sigler
“Sopranos” star Jamie-Lynn Sigler leads a powerful cast in a one-night performance! MANHATTANonPATRICK opens a new corridor for the performing arts between Frederick and the theatre capital of the world, with the red-carpet, staged reading of “Second Derivative” — the volcanic new play by Jeffery Keilholtz. Featuring acclaimed Broadway talent and high-potential regional actors, this is one night at the theatre you don’t want to miss. Includes performance + post-show Q&A. Attention: play contains strong language. $75 tickets include limited admission After Party with cast, sponsored by Frederick Lifestyle Produced by Phenomenology: phenoart.org
MANHATTAN on PATRICK
The 2019 Maryland Folk Festival will showcase some of the best local and regional touring talent in the area. Headlining this year’s festival is Livingston Taylor, brother of James Taylor. One of the greatest story tellers and folk singers of our time, Livingston has been performing for more than 50 years. His stage presence is so impressive that he’s been teaching a class on stage performance at the prestigious Berklee College of Music for 30 years. Additional performers include; Dry Town, The Hazards, Lea and Keith Koan.
2019 Maryland Folk Festival
Since Bob Marley’s untimely death in 1981, Aston “Familyman” Barret vowed to hold the band together and maintain the music’s quality. The message is still Burnin’, the Exodus of Jah people continues, Uprising and Survival remain the call to fans. The incomparable Wailers are coming to Babylon by Bus, to rock the stage, to bring the magic and message of Roots Rasta Reggae. It’s a Rastaman Vibration: a slice of music history you must not miss.
Make it a hot night of music and laughs with this anniversary show that celebrates the best of Babes, Boys, and Botox. This ‘Fabulous Female Folkestra’ has chosen to celebrate their wildly successful touring escapades with a special Retro show that shines the spotlight back over 30 years of their most requested songs. It’s this “in demand” repertoire of hysterical and endearing songs that has made The Babes the venerable “original girls’ night out” theatre hit they are today!
Four Bitchin’ Babes present Hormonal Imbalance v 2.5
The love and kindness that breathes life into The Steel Wheels’ music flows freely from the stage, into the audience, and is taken from there into the world as a medicine; a much-needed pick-me-up for today’s trying times. The Virginia-based acoustic roots music collective recently released their 7th full-length album, “Over The Trees,” drawing attention to the impeccable harmonies of the four original members. Opening Act: The Unconditional Lovers Weaving together the cutting truths of folk lyrics and the pulse rhythms of Americana, The Unconditional Lovers are led by Frederick songwriter Katie Powderly, The Unconditional Lovers document a journey of reconciliation with hurt and the redemptive transcendence of forgiveness. Powderly has performed on NPR and PBS with a sound compared to Gillian Welch and Gram Parsons.
The Steel Wheels
Emmy Award-winning actor, writer and comedian Craig Ferguson has a diverse career encompassing film, television and the stage. The former host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, most recently reprised his character, Gobber, in the highly anticipated third installment of the animated feature “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” He also released his third book, “Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations.” Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Ferguson got his start in music and acting before discovering his knack for comedy.
Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous Tour
Meeting at a junction of Americana, indie rock, and folk, Roanoke uses rich harmonies, heartfelt lyrics and roots music to create a captivating and unique sound. Having earned a reputation for spirited live performances, Roanoke has spent as much time as they can muster on tour. They began their journey in 2014, taking on Nashville’s music scene and quickly growing into a close-knit musical collective after endless hours of rehearsal and miles on the road.
The annual 72 FILM FEST returns for Year 14! Filmmakers make a movie one weekend, and the following weekend all of the entries show during a two day event at the historic Weinberg Center for the Arts! This year we will be hitting an amazing milestone: 500 films made for the Fest, with many being crafted by screen artists local to Frederick Maryland. Registration Opens: Mid April Launch Party: Oct 3 Filmmakers make a movie: Oct 3-6 72 Film Fest @ Weinberg: Oct 11-12 Like many of the previous years, the theme will be revealed through clues throughout Spring/Summer. Tickets will be available as we get closer to the event.
72 Film Fest 2019
Known for their lively renditions of Renaissance tunes, the Baltimore Consort presents a brand new program featuring their core repertory – music of the Elizabethan era, with songs and music from the Shakespeare plays. Ethereal soprano Danielle Svonavec performs some of the greatest hits from the Bard’s songbook and the Consort instrumentalists play sparkling arrangements of dances and consort music related to the plays on lute, cittern, viols and flute. The Food of Love: Songs, Dances and Fancies for Shakespeare, has been recorded and will be released in August as the newest Baltimore Consort CD, their first in 10 years!
The Baltimore Consort The Food of Love: Songs, Dances and Fancies for Shakespeare
It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. “The Office! A Musical Parody,” is the unauthorized parody of the hit television show, “The Office.” Don’t miss the hilarious musical that pokes fun at everyone’s favorite coworkers, featuring songs like “That’s What She Said,” “Marry Me Beesly,” and “We Have Fun Here.” See all the best moments from all nine seasons mashed up into one typical day with Michael, Jim, Pam, Dwight and others.
The Office! A Musical Parody
Join members of the cast and crew for a red carpet screening of a horror classic. There will also be an opportunity to purchase tickets to a VIP reception. Although not the first Found Footage film, “The Blair Witch Project” is often credited with creating the Found Footage sub-genre of Horror Films and paving the way for Found Footage films to come. The film is set in Burkittsville, Maryland in western Frederick County. Come out and celebrate the 20th anniversary with a screening and Q & A close to where the film is set and to where much of the film was made.
20th Anniversary of The Blair Witch Project
Kathy’s concerts present her new and most recent material alongside her Top 20 radio hits: from the signature ballad “Where’ve You Been?” to the bluesy “455 Rocket” to the iconic “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses”. Long known as an impeccable song catcher, her 17 albums are woven through with bluegrass, gospel, and Celtic influences and have garnered multiple CMA, ACM, and Grammy Awards.
An Evening with Kathy Mattea
Ever wondered what modern hits would sound like if they came out during the Doo Wop era? The Doo Wop Project starts at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today.
The Doo Wop Project
The Grammy Award-winning sextet known as Steep Canyon Rangers are one of the most versatile bands in contemporary American music. They’ve spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic, wedding it to elements of pop, country and folk rock to create something original. As they approach their second decade, they are still moving forward, searching for new horizons and musical vistas.
Steep Canyon Rangers
Fronted by acclaimed violinist Jeremy Kittel, Kittel & Co. captures a sonic landscape that is equally as unpredictable as it is captivating. According to Bluegrass Situation, they have “accomplished a feat of new acoustic, string band-rooted chamber music.” Their most recent album, “Whorls,” is a dazzling original work, referring to patterns of spirals, an apt metaphor for the undulation between the outsize skills and free-spirited instincts that drive the album.
Kittel & Co.
Those faithful to the tradition of Swan Lake, must see Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Lirico, Omsk State Music Theatre) lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet and adds her vision and something more that undoubtedly will leave audiences flushed with emotion. RBT’s dancers bring her choreography to life along with the new exquisite hand painted sets and 150 new hand sewn costumes. Designed by the young, accomplished Sergei Novikov (Mariinsky Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, St. Petersburg State Music Hall), these are in the century old tradition of the great theatrical masters. SFX makeup by Award-winning Irina Strukova (Crazy Rich Asians, Netflix, HBO) completes the already perfect glittering fantasy that is Swan Lake! Click here for more information on Russian Ballet Theatre.
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