2012-2013 Davis Theatre Season

Click below to see a list of of shows from this season.

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.

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).

Footlights

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Four-piece group plays smooth and contemporary jazz and jazz standards on sax, flute, keyboard, drums and bass.

Brand New Opry

Thursday, November 8, 2012
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington.

Jim Avett

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Singer-songwriter and guitarist tells stories through song, back by popular demand.

Malpass Brothers

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Brothers play traditional country music and tour as Merle Haggard's opening act.

Brand New Opry

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington.

Thistledown Tinkers

Thursday, March 28, 2013
The beauty and tradition of Celtic music with Southern swagger.

Shableek

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Band led by Charlotte’s saxophone sensation Shableek plays contemporary jazz, soul and rhythm and blues.

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