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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

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2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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When it comes to the performing arts, Madisonville has its act together. Whatever your taste, the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts offers programming to please everyone. Take in a main stage show in the 1,000+ seat theatre or peruse exhibits in the Anne P. Baker Gallery, housed within the arts center.

October 2021

Glema Center Juried Photography Exhibit and Juried Art Exhibit

October 29 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 4:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Come take a look at the Anne P. Baker Gallery's exhibition of beautiful photographs and artworks!Opening Reception on October 30th, 2021 from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

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January 2022

Boston Brass in Concert

January 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Tickets: $20 (main floor front) / $15 (main floor rear) / $10 (balcony) All students & children: half-price Group rate: $5 for single payment for groups of 10 or more

JOSE SIBAJA – trumpet,  JEFF CONNER – trumpet, CHRIS CASTELLANOS –French horn, DOMINGO PAGLIUCA – trombone, WILLIAM RUSSELL – tuba. For 31 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Performing exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment captivating all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. The…

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Dali String Quartet in Concert

January 31, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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The Dalí Quartet brings its signature mix of Latin American, Classical and Romantic repertoire to stages and audiences of all kinds. The quartet’s passionate energy is poured into everything they do, generating critical and audience acclaim for their Classical Roots, Latin Soul. Its tours include appearances for distinguished chamber music and cultural center series in the U.S., Canada, and South America. Recent engagements include concerts in New York and Philadelphia, on to Portland, Puerto Rico, San Jose, and from Tulsa…

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February 2022

Dinner Theatre: The Play That Goes Wrong

February 10, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$28

Welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Nevertheless, the accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Part Monty Python, part…

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Dinner Theatre: The Play That Goes Wrong

February 11, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$28

Welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Nevertheless, the accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Part Monty Python, part…

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Dinner Theatre: The Play That Goes Wrong

February 12, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$28

Welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Nevertheless, the accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Part Monty Python, part…

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Jason Catron & His Little Big Band

February 18, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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 Imagine your favorite classic country songs being re-birthed with a fresh and new big band swing.   This is the Nashville Songbook, a labor of love by veteran musician Jason Catron. Catron is comfortable in any genre, from the “Hour of Power” to touring the world with Tenore – an all tenor ensemble, and from running a vocal coaching enterprise to his current project of putting a jazzy touch to country favorites.Click here for tickets!

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BodyTraffic Dance Company

February 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Tickets: $25 (main floor front) / $20 (main floor rear) / $15 (balcony) All students & children: half-price, Group rate: $7.50 for single payment for groups of 10 or more

BODYTRAFFIC is a world-class contemporary dance company, known internationally for its Los Angeles-grown, contagious vivacity. BODYTRAFFIC brings the timeless music of Peggy Lee, James Brown, and great American jazz standards to life through an “absolutely joyous and oh-so-entertaining” evening of dance. Bursting with cutting-edge “vivid theatricality”, BODYTRAFFIC is surging to the forefront of the dance world and continues to make waves from coast to coast with its universal appeal to new audience members and dance lovers alike.  Click here for…

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Inversion Ensemble

February 27, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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“EMMY-nominated INVERSION VOCAL ENSEMBLE sings a dazzling array of music including jazz, classical, gospel, and musical theater. INVERSION has performed with Brandi Carlile, John Prine, Rivers Rutherford, Ruby Amanfu and GRAMMY-winner Marcus Hummon. Previous engagements include the “Nick Cave FEAT. Nashville” (EMMY nomination), Nashville Symphony, The Ryman Auditorium, the National Civil Rights Museum, National Museum of African American Music, the Opera Club of Nashville Opera, and Nashville Ballet. INVERSION can be found online at www.inversionsings.com”Click here for tickets! 

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March 2022

Madisonville North Hopkins High School’s Production of Roald Dahl’s James & the Giant Peach

March 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $12 (All Students Half-Price)

Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach… and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Book by Timothy Allen McDonald, Music  & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.Click here for tickets!

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Madisonville North Hopkins High School’s Production of Roald Dahl’s James & the Giant Peach

March 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $12 (All Students Half-Price)

Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach… and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Book by Timothy Allen McDonald, Music  & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.Click here for tickets!

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Madisonville North Hopkins High School’s Production of Roald Dahl’s James & the Giant Peach

March 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $12 (All Students Half-Price)

Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach… and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Book by Timothy Allen McDonald, Music  & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.Click here for tickets!

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Vision Duet

March 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Vision Duet presents “Genre-fication,” an exploration of musical genres and sonic possibilities for Violin and Percussion. This exciting program features works by classical and contemporary composers and introduces multidisciplinary elements of modern performance. Ariel Horowitz and Britton-René Collins are recipients of the 2020 Concert Artist Guild’s Competition’s Ambassador Prize, awarded to musicians who show an exceptional level of virtuosity and humanity in their interest in community engagement and bringing the voices of new composers to the forefront.Click here for tickets! 

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Glema Center Middle School & High School Student Art Exhibit

March 31, 2022 @ 9:00 am - April 30, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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View specular artwork created by local students!Student Recognition & Awards: March 31, 2022 – 6:30 p.m.

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April 2022

Wilson Fairchild – Country: Songs our Dads Wrote

April 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Wilson Fairchild is a country music duo made up of Wil and Langdon Reid from the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. These two men, referred to as “the Reid boys,” have been writing, performing and playing music together their whole lives. They get their “entertainment chops” honestly. Wil’s dad is Harold Reid and Langdon’s dad is Don Reid of the legendary Statler Brothers.Click here for tickets!

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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

April 19, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Tickets: $25 (main floor front) / $20 (main floor rear) / $15 (balcony) All students & children: half-price.

The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is entertainment for the whole family, featuring the unique blend of comedy and juggling skills of former Moscow Circus veteran Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. His entourage consists of world-class jugglers, Diamond the Shetland Pony and over 30 performing pets including house cats and dogs (all rescued from animal shelters!), geese, white doves and parrots.Click here for tickets!

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The MCC Singers with Very Special Guests Shaun Johnson’s Big Band Experience & Tonic Sol-Fa

April 23, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$10

MCC Singers are joined by two distinct acts making one incredibly memorable night. Shaun Johnson’s Big Band Experience is a rare newcomer to traditional pop, fusing big band spirit with an inventive edge. Tonic Sol-Fa has established itself not only as the most in-demand vocal group in the Midwest, but also as one of the most successful independent acts in America.

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May 2022

The Imaginable Becomes Tangible – Ceramics and Paintings by Mark S. White

May 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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View the artwork of the very talented, Mark S. White at the Anne P. Baker Gallery! Opening reception: TBA

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June 2022

Martina McBride in Concert

June 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$60 / $55 / $50

Multiple Grammy nominee Martina McBride has sold over 18 million albums to date, which includes 20 Top 10 singles and 6 #1 hits.  She has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year and three Academy of Country Music for Top Female Vocalist.  We are pleased that she will grace the stage at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts on Friday, June 3, 2022.  Tickets are available by calling 270-821-2787.

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July 2022

The SpongeBob Musical

July 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $16 (All students: Half-price)

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world! The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow,…

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The SpongeBob Musical

July 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $16 (All students: Half-price)

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world! The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow,…

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The SpongeBob Musical

July 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2022 at 2:00 pm

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One event on July 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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$Tickets: $16 (All students: Half-price)

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world! The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow,…

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Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

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