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

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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



My Children! My Africa!
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
FRI, SAT, & SUN 1/25/2019 - 2/3/2019 - U of M Flint Theater

By Athol Fugard
Directed by Janet Haley

The search for a means to an end to apartheid inspires Mr "M", a black South African school teacher, to invite a white South African student named Isabel to join his student Thami in an inter-school debate competition. He hopes this will demonstrate that even in Apartheid-era South Africa, people of different races can work together toward a common goal.


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

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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.

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

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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.


Wale Live in Concert
2018-19 The Capitol Theatre
Sat 02/02/19 8:00pm

Beats x Beers Presents: Wale Live in Concert

Wale is originally from Washington D.C., gaining popularity and signing his first major deal with Interscope in 2008. He later went on to sign with Rick Ross’s Warner-supported label ‘Maybach Music Group’, creating Billboard chart toppers “Lotus Flower Bomb” (feat. Miguel) and “Bad” which was later released with a remix featuring Rihanna. Wale is most known for his go-go inspired style and clever word play. Arguably one of the most influential rappers of this generation.

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Arts Midwest World Fest–ONDEKOZA (Japan)
2018-19 The Whiting
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.


The Wolves
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 2/8/2019 - 2/17/2019 Bower Theatre (Black Box Configuration)

This exhilarating new play charts nine American teenage girls on an elite soccer team as they go through a season, hoping to make it to nationals. Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


iLuminate
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thurs 2/14 7:30PM - The Capitol Theatre

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Extraordinary lighting effects combined with remarkable dance moves and high-energy music create an unforgettable performance experience by America’s Got Talent finalists iLuminate.


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

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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.


Cabaret at the Capitol
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Fri 2/22/2019 at 7:30PM, Sat 2/23/2019 at 7:30PM - Capitol Theatre

UM-Flint Students sing a wide range of Broadway hits in an intimate evening of song and performance. Come enjoy a cabaret atmosphere with a variety of pieces and performers!


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.


Riddle of the Trilobites
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - TYA Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 3/1/2019 - 3/10/2019 Elgood Theatre

An epic, puppet-filled musical adventure set underwater 500 million years ago. With humor and songs, this world premiere musical explores family, loss, and our connection to and impact on our planet.


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

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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

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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

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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.


Dramatic Dialogues
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Thu 3/14/19 at 5:30PM - Capitol Theatre

Dramatic Dialogues
Dramatic Dialogues Series was developed to presents challenges and issues facing our world today through the lens of a contemporary play. The series is presented in collaboration with other departments and offices on campus and also is open to the community beyond the campus.


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

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'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



Significant Other
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
FRI, SAT, & SUN 3/29/2019 - 4/7/2019 - U of M Flint Theater

By Joshua Harmon

All of Jordan Berman’s best friends are setting a date… and he can’t even get one! A cutting romantic comedy about sustaining friendships, falling in love, finding your soulmate, and discovering yourself in an increasingly disparate and alienating world.


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

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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 Glass Menagerie
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 4/5/2019 - 4/14/2019 Elgood Theatre

A play of exquisite beauty. Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is one of the greatest American classics of the 20th Century. Reality and illusion collide in this emotional family drama.


Spring Dance Concert
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Fri 4/19/2019 at 7:30PM, Sat 4/20/2019 at 2:00PM, Sat 4/20/2019 at 7:30PM - U of M Flint Theater

Choreography by Beth Freiman and Emma Davis

Faculty Choreographed yearly dance concert featuring a variety of dance styles and suitable for all ages.


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

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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

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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 May 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

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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.


Songs About Stuff: The Music of Wally Pleasant
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 5/31/2019 - 6/9/2019 Elgood Theatre

Welcome to the hilarious world of Mid-Michigan singer/songwriter Wally Pleasant! This intimate world premiere musical revue is an offbeat celebration of his music, humor and quirky way of looking at the world.


Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour
Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour
Wed, Jul 17th 7:30PM
The Whiting

Join Coach D and the Dancing Dolls from the hit Lifetime show, “Bring It!”, as they take the dance battle from your television screen to stages across the nation. This brand-new interactive competition combines jaw-dropping performances from the infamous Dancing Dolls and the high-pressure competitions seen on the television show –with a twist.

You don’t want to miss the dance event of the summer! Buckle yo’ seatbelts –klik klak!