Are you wondering what's happening at the Yavapai Community College Performance Hall in April? Well, look no further, because here's what's on the schedule:
“The Mikado” (with live orchestra):
Friday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsor: The Daily Courier and PACE.
Carl Rosa Opera’s new production of “The Mikado, ” which includes a live orchestra, is a faithful re-creation of the original authorized Savoy production of 1885. This amusing, entertaining opera tells the tale of two young lovers, Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum, who face many obstacles in their quest to be together. Gilbert’s authenticated prompt book has been the source for the direction, staging, and choreography of this production.
The Lowe Family:
Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Co-Sponsors: City of Prescott/Acker Trust, KDDL 94.3 FM, KKLD 95.9 FM/KQST 102.9 FM, and PACE.
Tickets: $30/$25 students/$25 for four or more.
The Lowe Family has entertained hundreds of thousands in Branson, Mo., and around the world for the past 25-plus years. Versatile on many instruments, the Lowes offer an amazing blend of show-stopping classical, Broadway, Irish, jazz, bluegrass, old-time favorites, spectacular dance, 6-part harmony, gospel, and a stirring patriotic tribute. This high-energy, fast-paced variety show will leave you breathless.
“Swinging with the Big Band” starring Patti Page:
Saturday, April 26, 3 p.m.
Co-Sponsors: The Daily Courier, KKLD 95.9 FM, Residence Inn by Marriott and PACE.
Take a swing down memory lane with such legendary performers as Patti Page , String of Pearls singers, Mary Lou Metzger (best known as a cast member on The Lawrence Welk Show), and the Tex Beneke Orchestra in a tribute to the music of Glenn Miller.