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Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

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2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
270-821-2787 glemacenter.org

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.

February 2019

An Evening with the Ariel Quartet

February 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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“…A BLAZING, LARGER-THAN-LIFE PERFORMANCE…”– The Washington Post Distinguished by its virtuosic playing and impassioned interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has earned its glowing international reputation. Formed in Israel nearly twenty years ago when its members were middle-school students, the Quartet was recently awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award. The Ariel serves as the Faculty Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, where they direct the rigorous chamber music program and perform their own annual series of concerts in addition to…

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Arsenic and Old Lace–Community Dinner Theatre

February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until February 16, 2019

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Playwright Joseph Kesselring's dark, farcical comedy presents two charming spinsters, Abby and Martha Brewster, who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide. A Broadway hit in 1941, the famous story also was a success on the silver screen in 1944, directed by Frank Capra and starring Cary Grant and Boris Karloff. Ticket price includes dinner and the show.  Auditions: Thursday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m. & Saturday,…

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Arsenic and Old Lace–Community Dinner Theatre

February 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until February 16, 2019

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Playwright Joseph Kesselring's dark, farcical comedy presents two charming spinsters, Abby and Martha Brewster, who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide. A Broadway hit in 1941, the famous story also was a success on the silver screen in 1944, directed by Frank Capra and starring Cary Grant and Boris Karloff. Ticket price includes dinner and the show.  Auditions: Thursday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m. & Saturday,…

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Arsenic and Old Lace–Community Dinner Theatre

February 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until February 16, 2019

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Playwright Joseph Kesselring's dark, farcical comedy presents two charming spinsters, Abby and Martha Brewster, who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and "just a pinch" of cyanide. A Broadway hit in 1941, the famous story also was a success on the silver screen in 1944, directed by Frank Capra and starring Cary Grant and Boris Karloff. Ticket price includes dinner and the show.  Auditions: Thursday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m. & Saturday,…

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An Evening with Ronnie Milsap

February 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Singer and pianist, Ronnie Lee Milsap is an American country music legend. He became one of the most successful and versatile country crossover singers of the 70’s and 80’s, appealing to both country and pop music markets with hit songs that incorporated pop, R&B, and rock and roll elements. His biggest crossover hits include "It Was Almost Like a Song", "Smoky Mountain Rain", "There's No Gettin' Over Me", "I Wouldn't Have Missed It for the World", "Any Day Now", and…

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Lara St. John – violin with Matt Herkowitz – piano

February 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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"A high-powered soloist"-THE NEW YORK TIMESCanadian-born Lara St. John is a violin soloist and musical maverick. She has owned her own label, Ancalagon, since 1999, on which she has released albums that range from classical to new commissions to folk music and more.Tickets: $20 (general admission)For more information, please call 270-821-2787

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Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Frank Vignola Hot Jazz Guitar Trio featuring Vinny Raniolo and Gary Mazzaroppi are some of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. Hear a wide repertoire of unique fresh arrangements as this astounding trio covers works from Beethoven, Bach to Paul Simon and Frank Zappa as only they can!Tickets: $20 (general admission)For more information, please call 270-821-2787.

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March 2019

Zoe Speaks

March 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Zoe Speaks is not your ordinary folk band. They are rooted deep in family, in the music making, storytelling lineages of their rural Eastern Kentucky origins, where music is a part of daily life, and where singing goes hand in hand with working. Their music is rooted in the Appalachian sounds they grew up playing, but freely draws on a variety of rhythms and styles from smooth folk-pop to blues and calypso.Tickets: $20 (general admission)For more information, please call 270-821-2787

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Mayumana

March 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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“An explosive outburst of vitality, energy and delightful acting” Mayumana, a multicultural company, born in Tel Aviv in 1996, has developed "a unique artistic language based on rhythm, technique, visual effects and, above all, where creativity and humor," Mayumana’s playfulness extends beyond the stage, reaching out to engage in direct interactions with its audiences of all ages and cultures. "Currents" is a spectacular show that was inspired by the historical Battle of Currents between Thomas Edison andNikola Tesla in their quest for…

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April 2019

Mary Poppins

April 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical, presented by Madisonville-North Hopkins High School students. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tickets are $12, all students are half-price.

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Mary Poppins

April 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical, presented by Madisonville-North Hopkins High School students. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tickets are $12, all students are half-price.

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Mary Poppins

April 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical, presented by Madisonville-North Hopkins High School students. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tickets are $12, all students are half-price.

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

April 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience…

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MCC Singers: Sing, Sing, Sing!

April 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Join us for the MCC Singers’ annual spring celebration!Tickets: $7 (All Students & Children: half-price)For more information, please call 270-821-2787.

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May 2019

Postmodern Jukebox

May 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Postmodern Jukebox brings their trademark vintage twist on modern pop hits to the Glema! This multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime to Motown. Imagine marrying the 21st century party vibe of Miley Cyrus or the minimalist angst of Radiohead with the crackly warmth of a vintage 78 or the plunger-muted barrelhouse howl of a forgotten Kansas City jazzman. Their sound, described as “pop music in a…

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July 2019

Oliver!

July 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

One event on July 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

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Oliver!

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

One event on July 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

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Oliver!

July 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

One event on July 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY United States
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Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

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28 Sugg Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

270.821.4171
877.243.5280