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The Weinberg Center for the Arts announced the complete lineup for its 39th season of live comedy, music, dance, family programming, and film, reflecting its commitment to presenting diverse, affordable entertainment for the Frederick community.
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Weinberg’s 2017-2018 Season to Feature Darlene Love, Kellie Pickler, “Mystery Science Theater 3000” Stars, and More
FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, August 3, 2017 — The Weinberg Center for the Arts announced the complete lineup for its 39th season of live comedy, music, dance, family programming, and film, reflecting its commitment to presenting diverse, affordable entertainment for the Frederick community. The season will open on September 29 with powerhouse singer Storm Large, known for her work with the band Pink Martini.
Tickets to all shows will become available to Weinberg Center members on Thursday, August 10 at 10am. Tickets will become available to the general public on Thursday, August 17 at 10am. Tickets and memberships can be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the Box Office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 W. Patrick Street.
Tickets for those performances previously announced, including Craig Morgan, Red Green, Tape Face, and Steven Curtis Chapman, are already on sale to the public.
2017-2018 Live! Series performances include:
The Weinberg Center will once again host the Frederick Speaker Series, which is celebrating six seasons of bringing world-class leaders into the community. As previously announced, the lineup features Dr. Temple Grandin, Ted Koppel, Mitch Albom, and Rita Moreno.
The 2017-2018 Family Series will feature familiar and new characters alike in performances appropriate for all ages. Shows will include Champions of Magic, Flip FabriQue: Catch Me!, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – LIVE!, Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas, and Catapult.
The Weinberg Center will continue to showcase emerging artists in its pay-what-you-want Tivoli Discovery Series. The 2017-2018 lineup includes Bailen, The Commonheart, Cyrille Aimée, New Breed Brass Band, and Dead Horses.
Honoring its roots as the former Tivoli movie palace, the Weinberg Center will continue to present its Silent Film Series, featuring live accompaniment on its Wurlitzer organ. The series begins November 4 with a screening of 1925’s stop motion spectacle “The Lost World.” The popular Flying Dog Film Series returns September 27 with “Tombstone,” and will feature films such as “The Princess Bride,” “Dirty Dancing,”“Wayne’s World,” and “The Terminator.”
A cornerstone of the Frederick arts community, the Weinberg Center has offered high-quality live entertainment in a landmark venue since 1978. “Putting together a season is always an adventure, as our goal is to present a diverse list of events,” said John Healey, Executive Theater Manager. “The upcoming season presents some old favorites, but quite a few newcomers that help us fulfill our mission.”
A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.
ABOUT THE WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region’s premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick, Md., the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors.
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