This Season


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Sept 17

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy first burst onto the national scene in 1996 via the hit indie film “Swingers,” featuring Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau. {more}

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Sept 22

ACA All Access

All Access Night is an evening of food, wine and entertainment that gives you unrestricted backstage access to the inner workings of what it takes to bring a show to the stage – you’ll be a true ACA insider. {more}

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Sept 23

Jamison Ross

Jamison Ross is an award-winning jazz drummer, and much more. His musical résumé also includes composer, arranger, and vocalist. {more}

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Sept 30-Oct 16

Peter and the Starcatcher

13-year-old Molly Aster adventures with pirates, a giant crocodile, and lots of angry Mollusks as she and three orphan boys attempt to return a trunk of precious star-stuff to her father. {more}

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Oct 1

An Evening with Bruce Hornsby (Solo)

Many people know pianist and singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby from his iconic '80s hit “The Way It Is.” Since that time, he’s pursued a more personal and eclectic musical path. {more}

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Oct 6-8

Reduced Shakespeare Company

Who will be our next President – A Democrat? A Republican? A Kardashian? “The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition” will provide the historical context that is guaranteed to confuse any American voter. {more}

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Oct 14

Women of the World

Women of the World will take you on a musical journey through Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe through storytelling, dance, and improvisation. {more}

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Oct 17-23

Grease

GREASE is most definitely the word. It’s the world’s #1 high school musical! Watch Danny, Sandy, the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies, and the whole Rydell High gang as they sing, dance, and take you back to a time when fast cars and rock and roll ruled. {more}

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Nov 4

Aoife O'Donovan

Aoife O’Donovan is best known as the captivating singer of progressive bluegrass/string band Crooked Still. Since embarking on her own, she has continued to impress audiences and critics alike. {more}

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Nov 5

The Second City

The Second City is returning to Anchorage with “The Second City Hits Home” show featuring sketches, songs, and improvisation about Anchorage! {more}

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Nov 11

HAPA

HAPA is “Hawaii’s hottest group” according to Billboard. They’re a musical duo from the Aloha State: one, a member of South Pacific Ancestry, the other, a guy from Jersey. Together, their sound evokes the unique flavor of the Pacific. {more}

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Nov 11-20

Not Medea

A tired mother finally gets one night to herself. She escapes to the theatre but becomes part of the performance and reveals the secret of her past. She is not Medea, but a contemporary riff on the Greek classic. {more}

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Nov 25-27

The Nutcracker

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without The Nutcracker. This extravaganza is a timeless tradition for the whole family. Clara’s dreams will transport you to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy. {more}

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Dec 2 & 3

David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown

Over 50 years ago, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” debuted on TV and started a tradition that’s been an annual favorite for generations of fans. {more}

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Dec 9

Cherish the Ladies

Irish music super group Cherish the Ladies returns to Anchorage – this time, bringing their Celtic Christmas show to town. Hear the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come, All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night." {more}

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Dec 16-29

A Christmas Carol

Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s miraculous Christmas Eve transformation in our own adaptation of Dickens famous book. {more}

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Jan 6-15

Hold These Truths

Gordon Hirabayashi always knew he was different. When he was a young man in 1943, and Japanese-Americans were being moved into camps, Gordon chose to fight US Government action rather than obey an order he felt was unlawful. {more}

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Jan 13-14

Intergalactic Nemesis

An Intergalactic Nemesis show is hard to categorize. It’s like a radio play meets a comic book, in a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience. {more}

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Jan 20 & 21

Simply Three

Simply Three is an electrifying trio who have captivated audiences worldwide with their high-octane performances. Armed with violin, cello, and bass, the threesome takes “crossover” to a whole new level with a repertoire of pop music A-listers. {more}

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Jan 21

Hot Sardines

The Hot Sardines’ sound can be described as “wartime Paris via New Orleans.” Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and vocalist Miz Elizabeth combine with an ensemble of powerhouse musicians – and their very own tap dancer. {more}

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Jan 27 & 28

Versa-Style

The dancers of Versa-Style are more than just fun to watch. They’re artists on a mission: to bring people together through dance. They’ve been described as "a group of life-affirming party starters." {more}

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Feb 8

The Moth

Dedicated to the art of storytelling, “The Moth” celebrates the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who’s lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it. {more}

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Feb 14-19

Billy Elliot

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Superstar Elton John composed the music and lyrics were written by Lee Hall, who penned the screenplay for the critically acclaimed film. {more}

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Feb 24

WindSync

The classical wind quintet WindSync blends charismatic stage presence with youthful, pop-rock sensibility. The five virtuoso players bring a spirited energy to the flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon, and perform exclusively from memory. {more}

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Mar 3-12

They Don't Talk Back

When 17 year-old Nick takes a floatplane from Juneau to live with his grandparents in their village, his arrival means changes for his fisherman grandfather, his cousin Edward, and his Desert Storm-veteran father. {more}

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Mar 4

Puddles Pity Party

The terms “unique” and “one-of-a-kind” are often overused, but when describing a Puddles Pity Party show, they’re an understatement. Puddles is a 7-foot tall clown who sings with a beautiful baritone. {more}

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Mar 11

Portland Cello Project

The Portland Cello Project is no stranger to Alaska. In fact, this trip will mark the innovative string masters’ third visit to the Last Frontier, but this show will be unlike any you’ve experienced before. {more}

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Mar 16

John Cleese

And now for something completely different. John Cleese made his mark as a founding member of the legendary Monty Python troupe in the 1960s, and has gone on to write, produce, direct, and star in a plethora of comedic hits. {more}

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Mar 18

Kahulanui

In Hawaiian, Kahulanui means “the big dance.” These “Kings of Swing” have earned their crown by generating a danceable blend of traditional Hawaiian music and the Big Band Swing that was imported to the Aloha State during World War II. {more}

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Mar 25

Rhythm Future Quartet

Rhythm Future Quartet is on a mission: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and growing in the new millennium. Imagine the sound of fast-paced strings spilling out the window of a Parisian bistro. {more}

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April 7-8

Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk

Circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders, and a bit of clowning around – enter the world of “Pedal Punk,” a Steampunk-inspired place where cycling is the way to escape the technology-obsessed society. {more}

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April 12

Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor is one of America’s greatest storytellers. For over 40 years, he’s been captivating audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma, and wisdom. {more}

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April 25-30

Beauty and the Beast

DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the classic story of Belle, a beautiful young woman in a provincial town, and her unlikely encounter with the Beast, who is in reality a young prince trapped in a spell. {more}

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April 28-May 7

To Kill a Mockingbird

Young Scout watches her father, the lawyer Atticus Finch, defend a black man accused of a horrible crime. Can Atticus secure justice for his client in this racially charged case, or does his influence have limits? {more}

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May 13

David Sedaris

David Sedaris is one of America’s preeminent humor writers. Wielding sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with great skill. {more}