Event Listings



Farewell Angelina
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 9/8/2018 8PM - The Capitol Theatre


Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group with powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and mind-blowing multi-instrumentalists. Their stellar blend of heart-stopping harmonies over blazing double violins and guitars, has earned soaring praise across the board. Roughstock calls them a “Superstar Act…with Killer Songs.” Rolling Stone says, “Wickedly smart songwriting delivered with a healthy dash of sass…deft playing…into one sonic knockout punch.”

Select your seat coming soon for all Capitol Theatre shows. If you would like to select specific seats for this performance please call the ticket center at 810-237-7333, visit the ticket center at The Whiting, or stop by our booth in the Flint Farmers Market.


The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 9/22/18 8:00 PM - The Whiting


The Greatest Love – The Whitney Houston Show features the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids accompanied by a fabulous 6-piece live band and dancers, this is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the world’s most revered singers.


I Found My Voice
2018-19 Capitol Theatre
Fri 9/28/18 7:00 PM

Experience the journey and celebration of life tributing artists like Mary J. Blige, Tina Turner and many others. “I Found My Voice” is a perfect example of what happens when passion meets purpose.

Select your seat coming soon for all Capitol Theatre shows. If you would like to select specific seats for this performance please call the ticket center at 810-237-7333, visit the ticket center at The Whiting, or stop by our booth in the Flint Farmers Market.


Siro-A
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 9/29/18 7:30 PM - The Whiting


A sensational fusion of high-tech and human SIRO-A is a revolution in live entertainment, fusing mime, groundbreaking visual effects, and a techno soundtrack to bring their crazy imagination into reality. They offer an ultimate collaboration of human and technology that people have never seen before.


FSO October Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 10/6/2018 7:30 PM - The Whiting

Impressionistic Debussy

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor
Guest Artist:
Natasha Paremski - Piano
Debussy, Rachmaninoff



Arts Midwest World Fest–SOFI & THE BALADIS (Israel)
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 10/11/2018 7PM - The Capitol Theatre


Experience one family’s remarkable story through the heartfelt melodies of Sofi & the Baladis. Journey through time to explore ancient Samaritan songs and a timeless search for balance, understanding, and belonging. With a unique blend of cultures and styles, this soulful ensemble will connect you to the heart of Israel.


Peter Pan 3D Spectacular
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 10/12/18 8pm and Sat 10/13/18 at 2pm - The Whiting


Never Never Land has never been so real! Peter Pan: A 3d Stage Spectacular tells the story of the boy who never grew up through jaw-dropping acts with actors, singers, dancers, and acrobats. Based on the story by James M. Barrie, and brought to you by creator Hanoch Rosen.




Late Night Tailgate
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 10/19/2018 8:00 PM - The Capitol Theatre

Late Night Tailgate is a topical and unpredictable live comedy and spirited sports discussion show coming to a city near you in 2018!

Headlined by an ALL-PRO roster of hilarious (and opinionated) comedians, athletes and pop culture experts, Late Night Tailgate will tackle the biggest topics in professional and college sports as well as touch upon current events, entertainment, pop culture – and all things incendiary and debatable.


Tim Hawkins Live
2018-19 The Capitol Theatre
Sat 11/03/18 7:00 PM - The Capitol Theatre

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Tim’s gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine. His act is 1 part gifted + 2 parts twisted - the only certainty being his on-the-nose observations that expose the ridiculousness of daily life while marveling in its hilarity. The perils of marriage, homeschooling, and growing up in the Midwest may not exemplify the rock star life, but they make for really good punchlines.

Uber Fan Package: Less than 70 will be sold and each ticket includes:
Reserved seat in front 3 rows
$10 voucher for Tim merchandise at the show
Limited edition concert laminate
Exclusive access Meet and Greet with Tim after the show for Über Fans only!


FSO November Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 11/10/2018 7:30 PM - The Whiting

Dramatic Bizet

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor
Guest Artists:
Augusto Diemecke - Violin
Pablo Diemecke - Violin
Bizet, Vivaldi, Sarasate, Enrique Diemecke



Peter Gros - Wild Kingdom
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 11/16/18 7:30 PM - The Whiting


Peter shares his exciting animal world, travel experiences and timeless tales. He highlights his many adventures with a mix of video clips and bloopers while introducing friendly exotic animals to audience members, and telling inspirational stories dealing with issues of conservation, travel, and wildlife filming. Peter’s fascinating stories have been thrilling and educating audiences across the country for years.


Nutcracker
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 12/1/18 7:30 PM - Sun 12/2/18 3:00 PM
The Whiting


The Flint School of Performing Arts and guest artists from Collage Dance Collective present the most magical Nutcracker in Michigan. Tchaikovsky's memorable score is brought to life by the Flint Symphony Orchestra.
Karen Mills Jennings Artistic Director
David Mairs FSO Guest Conductor


DRUMLINE Live Holiday Spectacular
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 12/6/18 7:30 PM - The Whiting


The DRUMLine Live Holiday Spectacular takes you on an unforgettable musical journey through the most beloved chart-topping holiday classics.


Classy Brassy
2018-19 The Capitol Theatre
Sat 12/8/2018 7PM - The Capitol Theatre


Celebrate the season in musical holiday cheer!

NBC25 & FOX66 present the 7th annual “A Classy Brassy Christmas & More” – a free concert featuring traditional holiday favorites, performed at The Capitol Theatre and broadcast on NBC25, FOX66 and CW46.”


Holiday Pops with the FSO
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 12/15/18 7:00 PM - Sun 12/16/18 3:00 PM
The Whiting


Catch the holiday spirit with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Symphony Chorus and community singers, and hosts Angie Hendershot and Matt Franklin of ABC 12 as they come together to bring you festive favorites.



Russian National Ballet-Sleeping Beauty
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 1/10/19 7:30 PM - The Whiting


Sleeping Beauty tells the magical story of a beautiful, sleeping princess who awaits the kiss of her prince. Brought to life by the Russian National Ballet, this production’s luminous costumes and elaborate sets complement the graceful movements of those gifted dancers, resulting in a sublime performance.


Classic Albums Live-The Eagles Hotel California
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 1/18/2019 7:30PM - The Capitol Theatre


Back by popular demand, Classic Albums Live returns for a third year in a row! This year they will be performing The Eagles “Hotel California” album, note for note, cut for cut. Featuring the massive hits "New Kid in Town," "Life in the Fast Lane" “Heartache Tonight” and the title song “Hotel California” this was one of the best-selling albums of the 1970s, and the most popular Eagles album.


FSO January Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 01/19/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor

Rachmaninoff, Ginastera



Rent
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 1/25/2019 8:00PM & Sat 1/26/19 2PM & 8PM
The Whiting


In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.


Cirque Mechanics' 42 FT
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 1/31/19 7:30PM - The Whiting


At the center of every circus we find a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. In 42ft – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring to experience the endurance of this evolving art form.


Arts Midwest World Fest–ONDEKOZA (Japan)
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 2/7/19 7:00 PM - The Whiting


Hear the thundering sounds of taiko drums with the world-famous ensemble Ondekoza from Japan. Fusing incredible athleticism, pounding rhythms, and peaceful melodies, their performances will leave you inspired and energized. Experience an unforgettable creative force that has captivated audiences across the globe.


A Midsummer Night's Dream
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 2/15/2019 7:30 PM - The Capitol Theatre

A Midsummer Night’s Dream– one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and witty comedies, is brought to vivid life in an innovative new production by the Aquila Theatre.

Full of memorable characters- Puck, Oberon, Hermia, and Nick Bottom- and the famous “play within a play” A Midsummer Night’s Dream deals with the universal theme of love, and its attendant complications: passion, lust, frustration, depression, confusion, and marriage. Aquila Theatre weaves a web of theatrical magic that takes audiences to the heart of an enchanted forest while witnessing the injustice of the Athenian court and the political strife of the fairy kingdom.


We Shall Overcome
2018-19 The Whiting
Sun 2/17/2019 3:00PM - The Whiting


Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “We Shall Overcome” showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches.


FSO February Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 02/23/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 5 DESTINY

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor
Guest Artists:
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Cheyanne Coss - Voice
Beethoven, Barber, Bloch

Cheyanne Coss appears courtesy of St. Cecilia Society, host of the William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition


Freedom Bound
2018-19 The Whiting
Tue 2/26/2019 7:00 PM - The Whiting


There is a story connected with the Underground Railroad in countless communities throughout the north. Old houses have secret tunnels leading into the woods, attics with hidden stairways. The “Railroad” was a network of friends who helped slaves escape to freedom in the north and on to Canada before the Civil War.


Diavolo / Architecture in Motion
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/1/2019 8:00 PM - The Whiting


Diavolo/Architecture in Motion, fresh from its recent success as a top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Diavolo explores the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment, pushing the limits of performance by incorporating architectural structures, gymnastics and acrobatics into its work. Led by Artistic Director Jacques Heim, this audacious and innovative company, goes where no other company dares.


Natalie MacMaster
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/8/2019 8:00 PM - The Capitol Theatre

One of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia’s most important exports and a superstar in the celtic music world (though she’s far too humble to admit it), fiddler and step-dancer Natalie MacMaster has built a sterling, multi-decade career on electrifying playing and must-see live performances.

Her extensive discography showcases MacMaster as both soloist and marquee collaborator, notably with husband and fellow fiddler, Donnell Leahy. An order of Canada is among many accolades the Ontario-based mother of six has received in recognition of her peerless artistic status.


Finding Neverland
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 3/9/2019 2PM & 8PM & Sun 3/10/19 2PM
The Whiting


Based on the Academy Award®-winning film of the same name, this breathtaking show follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer – and the man – he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he’s been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter.


Mayumana Currents
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/15/19 8:00 PM - The Whiting


'Currents' is a spectacular show that was inspired by the historical Battle of Currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world.


FSO March Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 03/23/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

RAVEL'S BOLERO

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor
Guest Artists:
Baron Fenwick - Piano
Ravel, Ginastera, Berlioz,
Saint-Saëns, Gershwin



Monty Python's Spamalot
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/29/2019 8PM & Sat 3/30/19 2PM & 8PM
The Whiting


Find your grail and give your audiences and performers the chance of a lifetime to experience one of the greatest musicals of the modern age. The Tony® Award Winning Best Musical, Spamalot!


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 4/25/19 7:30PM - The Whiting


An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London’s longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre!


Black Violin
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 4/26/2019 8PM Sat 4/27/2019 2PM
The Capitol Theatre

BACK in Flint by an overwhelming demand! In an age where music is coming to be more and more defined by the labels given to it, Black Violin shows that music does not exist within a box, but rather exists in another space – one as open and unrestrained as the minds that produce it.


FSO April Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 05/11/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

MAHLER'S RESURRECTION

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor

Flint Symphony Chorus
Mahler



Jersey Boys
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Tue 5/14/19 7:30PM - The Whiting


They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.