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OSHKOSH ON BROADWAY 2014

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

8:00 PM

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You've seen them around the community-- but you may not have seen them like this! Don't miss the fun as Oshkosh "celebrities" and friends take to the stage in an evening of song and dance to benefit The Grand Opera House student and free community programs.

Oshkosh on Broadway 2014 will continue to be the most talked about fundraiser in Oshkosh as just under 100 community members sing and dance their way into your hearts - all to raise fund for The Grand's educational and free community programs. Last year's Oshkosh Show proved that you’ll never know what you are going to see happen! So make sure you don’t miss Oshkosh on Broadway 2014!

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Steve March-Tormé - "SNAP! SIZZLE! POP!"

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Steve March Torme

 

MAY 17, 2014

7:30 P.M.

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 Finger snapping jazz standards and enduring pop tunes presented in a charismatic and captivating style by a singer whose extraordinary voice both smolders and electrifies. Backed by a sizzling quartet, Steve's brand of pop-jazz is served up with wit, charm and warmth that will leave your heart singing.

Singer-songwriter Steve March-Tormé (son of Legend Mel Tormé) performs classic standards, original songs and shares personal stories from his never boring life. From Broadway to The Beatles, from Mercer to Mel, Steve always entertains. He has wooed audiences in every venue from intimate jazz clubs to Performing Arts Centers to festivals worldwide (Australia, England, Japan, Canada to name a few).

Joshua Kane The Arts: The Other Basic Human Need

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21 Joshua Kane Robe t700Who knows where actor and storyteller Joshua Kane may wind up? In past years, artists have visited the Boys & Girls Club, Oshkosh Community Pantry, Oshkosh Public Library, Christine Ann Center and both area hospitals, among other locations throughout our community. Watch for Josh as we use the arts (the other basic human need) to celebrate the institutions that do so much to fill the basic human needs in our community. We are so pleased to bring back this community collaborative project after a year away, and pleased to welcome New York-based Joshua Kane back to Oshkosh for this year's residency. 

Joshua Kane's appearance is part of THE ARTS: THE OTHER BASIC HUMAN NEED, an outreach program of the Grand Opera House in Downtown Oshkosh. The program is sponsored by Ministry Health Care, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, and the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, with additional support from BMO Harris Bank. More information on Joshua Kane's appearances on November 18-21 is available at www.grandoperahouse.org

 

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DISNEY'S TARZAN® THE MUSICAL!

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tarzanMarch 27-29, 2014

Based on Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes and the smash-hit 1999 Disney  animated film,Tarzan, tells the story of an infant boy orphaned on the shores of West Africa. Taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas, the young boy strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness. When a human expedition enters their territory, Tarzan - now a man - encounters strangers like himself for the first time. TARZAN features music and lyrics by Phil Collins, including the Grammy and Oscar winning song, "You'll Be in My Heart", and book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. Bring your family to meet Tarzan, Jane and all of their friends and family as Lourdes Academy High School in agreement with Music Theater International proudly presents Disney’s Tarzan®.

 

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Elvis and Orbison!

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John Van Thiel, Danny J, and The Legendaires Show Band

 “Elvis and Orbison: The Voices of Rock”

 

Saturday, January 18, 2014Elvis and Orbison The Voices of Rock LR

7:30 PM

$28 / $32

Elvis and Orbison: The Voices of Rock is an unforgettable tribute to two of music’s greatest legends. Elvis Presley was undeniably the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll, a transformer of popular music and culture, and the original American idol. He touched countless millions with his performances. Yet even he acknowledged that Roy Orbison was “quite simply the greatest singer in the world.” With his haunting operatic voice and mysterious persona, Orbison could move audiences while standing still. Tribute artists John Van Thiel and Danny J, together with the fabulous Legendaires Show Band, will take you on a mesmerizing musical journey through the careers of both stars as they reverently recreate the magic that made Elvis and Orbison so beloved.

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Oshkosh Opera House Foundation Administrative Office  |  222 Pearl Avenue  |  Phone: 920.424.2355  |  Fax: 920.424.2357  |  Email: grandinfo@grandoperahouse.org
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