2011-2012 Davis Theatre Season

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

Emile Pandolfi in Concert

Saturday, October 1, 2011
Opening night at the Davis Theatre! Classically trained pianist Emile Pandolfi is the embodiment of a full eight octaves of impeccable, premium entertainment. With a remarkable repertoire and well-tuned humor, he blends familiar Broadway and romantic standards with classical favorites as he surprises the audience with unexpected tales and laugh-inducing anecdotes between songs. Audiences all over the United States savor his performances and then line up to buy his almost 30 albums.

A Christmas Carol

Saturday, November 5, 2011
British-born actor Jeremy Webb's warm and funny version of this Dickens' classic will put you in the holiday spirit! Webb plays - and owns - all 30 roles in this fresh retelling of the familiar story, from the Ghost of Christmas Past to Tiny Tim to the miserly and ultimately transformed Ebenezer Scrooge.

Ain't Misbehavin'

Friday, February 3, 2012
Ain't Misbehavin' encompasses 30 show-stopping musical numbers that take you on a journey through the Fats Waller songbook and Harlem in its heyday. In snazzy period costumes the dynamic five-member cast accompanied by a hot band turn the theatre into a rollicking rent party. To enjoy, you just have to love a good time.


Saturday, March 17, 2012
With its contagious joie de vivre and vibrant music, this Canadian band of six musicians has created an original sound that defies simple categorization. Featuring guitar, double bass, accordion, percussion, banjo, glockenspiel, violin, clarinet and piano, Sagapool combines elements of jazz, gypsy, fanfare and klezmer with a lot of fun.

Adam Growe Comedy and Quiz Showe

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Win real money right out of Adam Growe's pocket in this unique and uproarious stand-up comedy quiz show, where the audience can participate as contestants for cash prizes live on stage! Host of Discovery Channel Canada's Cash Cab, Growe is one of Canada's most accomplished and well-known comedians.


Thursday, September 22, 2011
A local favorite band plays covers of rock and roll classics from the 1960s to today with a few originals thrown in.

Jim Avett

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Avett plays folk, country and gospel as he tells stories through song.

Clyde Derberry

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Influenced by rock and roll, rhythm and blues and gospel, Mooresville musician sings songs that reflect the world we live in and his hope to make sense of it.

Jeff Whittington's Brand New Opry

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - Thursday, December 8, 2011 - Thursday, December 15, 2011 - Thursday, January 12, 2012 - Thursday, February 16, 2012
Bluegrass variety show hosted and organized by Jeff Whittington, a local bluegrass virtuoso who has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry.  Each concert features Whittington, the Brand New Bluegrass Boys house band and outstanding guest stars.

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