On Stage at the Davis
ON STAGE AT THE DAVIS
Our flagship series brings dazzling professional touring performances from across the United States and Canada to the Davis Theatre stage. Broadway stars, rising stars and amazing performers wow the audiences with first class entertainment.
Tickets for our 2013-2014 will be available for purchase Monday, July 1.
Faye Lane’s Beauty Shop Stories
Friday, October 19, 2012
The glitter-up memories of a Texas Green Bean Queen, this show is a funny, sweet, upbeat and inspiring blend of mostly true, sometimes outrageous, stories and songs. The production stars New York writer and singer Faye Lane, who will always be chubby little Rhonda Faye Gunnels entertaining customers in her mama’s beauty shop in Texas.
The Parchman Hour
Saturday, December 1, 2012
This riveting drama filled with music and dance tells the story of the Freedom Riders of 1961. Created by noted actor and playwright Mike Wiley, it commemorates the struggle, the bravery, the hope and the unwavering strength of the civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated South.
The Jason Bishop Show
Friday, February 1, 2013
Award-winning illusionist Bishop's stunning and original magic has landed him on Broadway and at Atlantic City's Tropicana. He is now touring the most dynamic illusion and magic show in the United States. Audiences are wowed as they see a person passing through his body one moment and a goldfish appear from nowhere the next in an engaging show filled with humor.
Squonk’s Mayhem and Majesty
Friday, March 1, 2013
Mayhem and Majesty combines live music, dance, film and whimsical props in an unforgettable show that pushes the boundaries of musical athleticism and visual wizardry. Described as a “tsunami of sound and light,” this extravaganza explores the poetry of music as it takes you on a musical journey amidst constantly changing vibrant scenery.
This performance is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.
Jeremy Kittel Band
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Composed of the most dynamic young performers in American acoustic music led by renowned fiddler Kittel, this band has the drive of Celtic fiddling, spontaneity of jazz, soul of the blues and intricacies of chamber music. The four-piece band also includes Josh Pinkham (mandolin), Nathaniel Smith (cello) and Simon Chrisman (hammered dulcimer).
Stories Under the Stars:
Saturday, May 18
Kannapolis Branch Library
Free outdoor family performance includes stories and songs.
Living Room Reading Series:
The Dixie Swim Club
Sunday, May 19
Old Courthouse Theatre
Free reading of PG-13 rated comedy.
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