Schauer Arts Center Announces its 2018-19 Performing Arts Season
May 21, 2018 - Hartford, WI
The Schauer Arts Center is excited to announce its 2018-19 Performing Arts Series, a new and diverse season of entertainment from a wide variety of global artists. The Schauer’s 18th season, featuring the theme of “Art, Soul & Rock and Roll” includes performances from the Milwaukee Ballet, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the Church Basement Ladies, Jimmy Osmond and more.
The season kicks off on Sept. 14 with Grammy-nominated Country icons, the Bellamy Brothers. Other performance highlights include performances from Madison’s Harmonious Wail, Isthmus Brass and the Mark Croft Band as well as tributes to the Bee Gees, Frank Sinatra, The Highwaymen and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
“We wanted to bring something for everyone,” says Joe Konrad, executive director of the Schauer Arts Center. “No matter your age or interests, we really tried to bring a wide variety of performances this season. From classical artists to musical theater, country to rock n’ roll, ballet to soul and R&B -- it’s going to be fun!”
Subscription orders are now being accepted (6 events or more), Friends of the Schauer tickets go on sale June 6, 2018, and individual tickets go on sale June 18, 2018. The first 25 patrons in line on June 18 will receive a voucher for a free beverage as well as entry into a drawing for $50 off their order. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 262-670-0560, ext. 3 or by visiting SchauerCenter.org.
The 2018-19 Season features the following events:
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Fri, September 14 – The Bellamy Brothers
Sat, September 29 – Bee Gees Gold: A Tribute
Sat, October 6 – Marleyn & Bertoli: The Four Elements
Fri, October 12 – Simply Sinatra starring Steve Lippia
Fri-Sat, October 19-20 – Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets
Fri, November 30 – Next Generation Leahy
Fri, December 7 – Christmas with the Nelsons starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson
Fri, December 14 – Harmonious Wail Christmas
Sat, December 15 – Isthmus Brass Christmas
Sun, January 27, 2019 – The Highwaymen Live: A Tribute
Fri-Sat, February 22-23, 2019 – Rise Up, O’ Men: The Church Basement Ladies
Sat, March 23, 2019 – Jim Witter: It’s Still Rock n’ Roll to Me
Sat, April 13, 2019– Creedence Revived
Fri, May 31, 2019 – Moon River & Me starring Jimmy Osmond
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Fri, September 21 – The Soul Inspirations
Fri, November 9 – The Mark Croft Band
Fri-Sat, January 25-26 & February 1-2, 2019 – Comicality 2019
Fri, February 15, 2019 – A Fireside Chat with Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Fri, May 10, 2019 – David Gerald
Sat, June 29, 2019 – New (Fiscal) Year’s Eve Fundraiser feat. California Guitar Trio
Neil E. Park Family Foundation - Family Series
Sat, December 1 – The Dinosaur Show from Mesner Puppets
Fri-Sat, March 15-16, 2019 – Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.
Thu, March 21, 2019 – Milwaukee Ballet II: Momentum
Fri, April 5, 2019 – Stuart Little
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Sun, September 16 – Super Stolie
Sun, October 28 – Mark Hayward
Sun, February 10, 2019 – Glen Gerard
Sun, March 31, 2019 – Stuart Stotts
For event descriptions and ticket prices, visit SchauerCenter.org or call 262-670-0560, ext. 3 to request a season brochure. Orders for season subscriptions of seven (7) or more events are being accepted through the Schauer Center Box Office. Group reservations of 20 or more can be made by calling 262-670-0560, ext. 201.
About the Schauer Arts Center
Filled with culture and history, the Schauer Arts Center was transformed from a canning factory built in 1919 into a non-profit, regional center for the arts that inspires creativity and connects people. Since opening in 2001, the Schauer Arts Center presents professional touring performances in the Ruth A. Knoll Theater and regional artwork in the Suckow Family Art Gallery, and also serves as a home to the Hartford City Band, Hartford Community Chorus, The Hartford Players, and the Kettle Moraine Fine Arts Guild.
The Schauer Arts Center strives to be a vital resource that fosters, supports, and enriches the cultural, educational, and social well-being of the community by serving as a gathering place where people from all walks of life enjoy and participate in the arts. The year-round Schauer School of the Arts offers music, theater, dance, and visual arts education for all ages, levels, and visions. In addition, the Schauer Arts Center is the perfect backdrop for special occasions and business functions that can be hosted throughout the facility.