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Orlando Philharmonic: Mahler Symphony No. 1

Showing September 20

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Alondra de la Parra, conductor & Music Director finalist

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s exciting 2014-15 season opener is led by Mexican-born Alondra de la Parra, one of the fastest rising young conductors of our time. The “Paris” Symphony captures the genius of a 22-year-old Mozart searching for work, and parallels the young Mahler’s first symphony, in which he discovers his own musical voice. Between, comes an energetic and spicy danzón by Mexican composer Arturo Márquez. Maestro De la Parra is one of five international finalists in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s international music director search.

  • MOZART  Symphony No. 31, “Paris”
  • MÁRQUEZ  Danzón No. 2
  • MAHLER  Symphony No. 1, “Titan”

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 
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Orlando Ballet: Uncorked

Showing September 30 - March 24

Uncorked is a non-ticketed event. Once you receive your confirmation, your name will be placed on the guest list at the door of the event. You will not receive any other tickets.

A little dance, some wine... Uncorked! returns with your inside scoop on Robert Hill's artistic process and motivations behind some of his greatest choreographic works. Followed by a Q&A session with Robert and the dancers. Limited seating. Advance purchase is recommended.

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Nick Swardson

Showing October 1

Every so often, a comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat:  comedian, actor and writer/producer. Nick Swardson is one of the most exciting artists to have taken on this role. Most recently in 2013, Nick performed in “Grown Ups 2,” the sequel to the hit film “Grown Ups” in which Nick also performed, and “Back in the Day” in 2014.
 
The road to success has been a steady climb for Swardson, who started his career in St. Paul/  Minneapolis, then on to New York and  Los Angeles, where he first struck feature success in writing "Malibu's Most Wanted" for Warner Brother Studios, which starred Jamie Kennedy. After catching the attention of Happy Madison Productions, he quickly became a fixture in the company, writing or co-writing and producing such projects as Grandma's BoyBenchwarmers, and co-producing I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry with Adam Sandler and Kevin James. More recently Nick has performed in movies such as That’s My BoyBlades of Glory30 Minutes or Less, and Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, which he wrote, acted, and produced. His first CD/DVD, Party, on Comedy Central Records (produced by Happy Madison) went Platinum, which he followed up in 2010 with his first one-hour stand-up special on Comedy Central.
 
In addition to his career in film and in the world of Stand Up Comedy, Nick continues to have a prolific career in television. His Comedy Central sketch show, "Pretend Time with Nick Swardson” ran from 2010 to 2012, and this past year he voiced the role of TROY on FXX’s animated show, CHOZEN. Nick is currently shooting the feature film, Pixels, from Columbia Films, starring Adam Sandler and Josh Gad.
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Kevin James

Showing October 5

Kevin James will perform one night only as part of his national stand-up comedy tour.

Kevin James is producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011) and Here Comes The Boom (2012). James starred with Adam Sandler in Columbia Pictures’ blockbuster Grown Ups (2010) and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007), and Grown Ups 2 (2014). He broke into the film world in 2005 in Columbia Pictures’ Hitch starring opposite Will Smith. 

The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and it garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The show concluded its run in 2007, but continues to air daily in syndication across the country and around the world. In 2001, James brought his stand-up act to TV with Sweat the Small Stuff, a one-hour special for Comedy Central. For more on Kevin visit www.KevinJames.com.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Cirque de la Symphonie

Showing October 11

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Lane, guest conductor
featuring cirque performers

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s top-selling show is back! Cirque meets symphony in this all-new show featuring classical music brought to life by world-class cirque performers. Acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and strongmen perform amazing feats, and aerialists soar overhead as the orchestra below provides plenty of musical suspense. Selections include works by Strauss, Rimsky-Korsakov and Kabalevsky as well as Leonard Bernstein and John Williams.

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

 

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Orlando Ballet: Vampires Ball

Showing October 17 - October 19

Audiences will thrill at the return of this original fan favorite, as it opens another season for Orlando Ballet. Rife with familiar Halloween themes and elements, it features choreography by Artistic Director Robert Hill and a vast cast of zombies and vamps that will guide you through this spooky and camp journey in dance.

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Orlando Ballet Family: Peter & the Wolf

Showing October 18

This classic story of a young boy on his quest to trap a wolf with the help of other animals is brought to life in this one-hour production.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Midori & Berlioz

Showing November 8

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Steven Jarvi, conductor & Music Director finalist
Midori, violin

 
This concert of Romantic favorites, led by Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director finalist Steven Jarvi, opens with heroic sounds from the brass, and features internationally renowned violinist Midori conquering Schumann’s beautiful and rarely performed Violin Concerto. Jarvi brings out every color of the orchestra with Berlioz’s epic and imaginative Symphonie fantastique. Maestro Jarvi is one of five international finalists in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s international music director search.

  • WAGNER  Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
  • SCHUMANN  Violin Concerto 
  • BERLIOZ  Symphonie fantastique
Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 
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JAZZ ROOTS: Georgia On My Mind

Showing November 20

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Featuring Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Jovan Jackson, Dave Loeb, UM Frost School of Music Big Band and an Orlando Based Gospel Choir 

The 2014-2015 JAZZ ROOTS season kicks off with a spectacular concert celebrating the musical genius RAY CHARLES, an American treasure who transcended racism, cultural upheavals, and spread his gospel, blues, jazz and country sound around the world. From the Georgia State Hall of Fame to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, RAY CHARLES won every major award including the Kennedy Center Honors, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Celebrating his music is an all-star cast of award-winning performers including ten-time Grammy Award-winning vocal sensation and recent inductees into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame, a capella group TAKE 6, whose collaborations included one with the late great Charles; Emmy Award winner CLINT HOLMES, whose soulful stylings have been selling out concert halls around the world; six-time Grammy Award nominee and Downbeat vocalist of the year NNENNA FREELON; and award-winning saxophonist JAVON JACKSON. Joining in the celebration are the University of Miami’s FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC BIG BAND and an ORLANDO-BASED GOSPEL CHOIR, to bring the local community to this debut show.

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JAZZ ROOTS - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series

Showing November 20 - April 17

"JAZZ ROOTS is the most important new jazz and education series in America... it is simply imperative!" - Quincy Jones

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts brings the highly acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS – A Larry Rosen Jazz Series to play in the Walt Disney Theater for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. The concert and educational Jazz series includes:

JAZZ ROOTS is a concert performance series that includes educational and community outreach programs that are designed to focus on the musical DNA that connects various communities and peoples, while examining the African based roots of popular music in the Americas.

 

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Orlando Philharmonic: Home for the Holidays

Showing November 29

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Albert George Schram, guest conductor
featuring The Holiday Singers and Florida Opera Theatre Youth Program Singers

Join the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for a holiday tradition with Maestro Albert George Schram and special guests! Bring the whole family for this program of traditional carols and holiday pops favorites, featuring The Holiday Singers and children of the Florida Opera Theatre Youth Program.

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater.

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The Phantom of the Opera

Showing December 3 - December 14

Click here to buy your FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando series package right now. Secure your seats before they go on sale to the public.

Single tickets on sale right now for Dr. Phillips Center Members. Click here to become a Member today*.

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, will come to a city near you as part of a brand new North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour.

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*Please allow time for your new Membership to be processed. If Membership is purchased Sunday-Thursday, it will be processed the next standard, non-holiday business day. If Membership is purchased Friday-Saturday or on a holiday, it will be processed the next standard business day. Once your Membership has been processed, you will have access to all pre-sales when you log into your account at www.drphillipscenter.org. 

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FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Series 2014-2015

Showing December 3 - June 28

This will be the season that starts it all. In November 2014, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will open its doors…and then proceed to blow them off! Subscribing today is the only way to guarantee your seats in the new home for the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando 2014-2015 Season.

 
Only Season Subscribers receive benefits like:
  • The best seats in the house at locked-in prices*
  • Ticket exchange privileges**
  • Lost ticket replacement service
  • Bon Appétit restaurant coupons
  • and more! 
 

The 2014-2015 Dr. Phillips Center FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Season:

The Phantom of the Opera December 3 – 14, 2014
Disney's Newsies January 27 – February 1, 2015
Motown the Musical March 10 – 15, 2015
Pippin April 21 – 26, 2015
Anything Goes May 26 – 31, 2015
I Love Lucy® Live On Stage June 23 – 28, 2015

2014-2015 Season Specials:

The Book Of Mormon December 26, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast May 12 – 17, 2015

This is the season that makes history. This is the one that people will talk about. The very first. The very best.
 
 
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Yo Gabba Gabba

Showing December 6

Yo Gabba Gabba! will take the stage this Fall with Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! The new live stage show marks the 5th anniversary of the live tour. Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! will be directed by Yo Gabba Gabba! creators Christian Jacobs (The Aquabats) and Scott Schultz (Majestic). DJ Lance Rock, (Lance Robertson, St. Louis native and founding member of psychedelic electronic pop band The Ray Makers), the colorful cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! characters, fan favorite Leslie Hall and beat boxing legend Biz Markie will return to the road together to perform for more than 200,000 enthusiastic fans on a 30-city tour. 

The state-of-the-art live show production features music, singing, dancing and animation. Fan favorite Leslie Hall will join the cast on stage along with hip-hop legend Biz Markie who will teach kids how to beat box with “Biz’s Beat of the Day.” Special guests are invited to join the party on stage in each city for the “Dancey Dance” and “Super Music Friends Show” segments. All new performances of show favorites including the veggie friendly “Party in My Tummy,” along with collaborations and medleys that will instantly remind us to jump and dance but “Don’t Bite Your Friends!” will be a fun family experience for all.  

The Gabba Party Package ($126) is a WEB ONLY purchase and includes:

  • One (1) AWESOME Ticket in the first 15 rows. 
  • One (1) pass to "Get the Sillies Out" in the private party room along with your friends Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee, and Plex. The Gabba Party includes music, dancing, and healthy snacks. After all, listening and dancing to music is awesome. 
  • Hassle-Free Merchandise Shopping conveniently located in the party room (selection may be limited). 
  • Meet & Greet/Photo Opportunity
  • Dedicated concierge and Party Patrol to make sure your experience is awesome.
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Joe Bonamassa

Showing December 16

The show will offer two entirely new and exciting band line-ups, with Bonamassa essentially opening for himself. The first set will feature Bonamassa alongside the acoustic band from his #1 Billboard acoustic CD/DVD An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House, playing an assortment of rare, vintage, organic and “oddball” instruments alongside performers Gerry O’Connor, Mats Wester, and Lenny Castro. Together they will run through an hour of the signature acoustic performance from Bonamassa’s Vienna show, treating the audience to a gorgeously textured unplugged experience. Bonamassa will then shift into electric mode for the second half of the show featuring his regular touring band: Carmine Rojas (bass), Tal Bergman (drums), and new touring keyboardist (and fellow Black Country Communion member) Derek Sherinian.

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Orlando Ballet: Nutcracker

Showing December 19 - December 21

When Clara receives a toy nutcracker from her godfather on Christmas Eve she is transported on a magical journey complete with the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Mother Ginger. This perennial holiday favorite is the full-length production and is accompanied by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Orlando Ballet Family: Nutcracker

Showing December 20 - December 21

Perfect for young audiences, this is a one hour performance of the holiday classic.

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The Book of Mormon

Showing December 26 - January 4

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The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Contains explicit language. For more information, please visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com

*2014-2015 Season subscription packages do not include The Book of Mormon. Additional purchase is required.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Scheherazade

Showing January 10

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen, conductor & Music Director finalist
Wu Man, pipa (traditional Chinese lute)

 
East meets West in this colorful Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra program of storytelling music led by interpretive dynamo and Orlando Philharmonic Music Director finalist Eric Jacobsen. Join the orchestra for the exotic sounds of Debussy’s The Afternoon of a Faun, contemporary Chinese composer Zhao Jiping’s folk-inspired concerto for pipa, and  Rimsky-Korsakov’s musical setting of 1001 Nights. Maestro Jacobsen is one of five international finalists in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s international music director search.

  • DEBUSSY  Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
  • JIPING  Concerto for Pipa
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Scheherazade

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

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JAZZ ROOTS: Pink Panther at 50

Showing January 16

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Featuring Monica Mancini, Tony DeSare, Nicole Henry, Cyrille Aimee, Tom Scott, Shelly Berg, Henry Mancini 

The Dr. Phillips Center and JAZZ ROOTS will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic film The Pink Panther with the music of the 20-time Grammy Award-winning composer Henry Mancini. PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini features amazing music and film projections from Mancini’s many hit films and TV shows, including Moon River, The Pink Panther, The Days of Wine and Roses, Charade, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and many more. The concert will feature performances by Grammy nominee Monica Mancini – daughter of the late Henry Mancini; national sensation Tony DeSare; one of the jazz world’s most praised vocalists, Nicole Henry; multi-Grammy Award winning composer, arranger, producer, musical director and saxophonist Tom Scott; Cyrille Aimee, French vocalist who has recently won the Sarah Vaughn International Vocal Competition and the Montreux Jazz Festival’s International Vocal Competition; multi-Grammy nominee Shelly Berg, and the UM/Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra.

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Orlando Ballet: Swan Lake

Showing January 23 - January 25

Orlando Ballet launches its first season at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with this classical favorite. Set to Tchaikovsky's powerful Swan Lake score, and based on the Russian folk tale of a young princess transformed into a swan by a vengeful sorcerer, this production promises an enchanting look at the classic romance.

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Orlando Ballet Family: Swan Princess

Showing January 24

The story of Princess Odette, who has been magically transformed into a swan and her everlasting love for Prince Derek, finds its happy ending as good prevails against evil.

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Disney's Newsies

Showing January 27 - February 1

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They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines… Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss. Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.

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Arturo Sandoval with the Orlando Philharmonic

Showing February 7

This show is not part of the JAZZ ROOTS series


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Albert George Schram, guest conductor
featuring 10-time Grammy Award-winner Arturo Sandoval & his band

A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer Arturo Sandoval has won 10 Grammy Awards, and been nominated 19 times. He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer. Don’t miss this exciting evening of jazz and more as Sandoval and his band team up with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

 

This show is not part of the JAZZ ROOTS series

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Alton Brown Live!

Showing February 7

With his upcoming tour, Alton Brown brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage. The two-hour show is a unique blend of standup comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time...live music. Audience interaction is strictly enforced throughout the evening, though if you’re called upon as a culinary assistant you’ll definitely want to take the lab coat Brown offers, as things tend to get messy. Brown has worked his weird magic on live audiences across the nation for over a decade but this is the first time he’s actually hit the road with a live tour. The entire family will have a blast, especially as you sing along with Brown’s soon to be hits “Airport Shrimp Blues” and “TV Cookin Ain’t Like No Other Cookin”.

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JAZZ ROOTS: An Evening with Chris Botti

Showing February 13

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Featuring Chris Botti with special guest stars 

The Dr. Phillips Center and JAZZ ROOTS will feature an evening with the Grammy Award-winning, top-selling instrumental artist in the world, CHRIS BOTTI. The platinum-selling jazz trumpeter began his rise to fame during his global tour with Sting and has since established himself as one of the most innovative figures in the contemporary jazz genre. Boston Globe said "Chris Botti's tones are beautifully formed, the man's high notes can charm a crowd." Botti has performed with legendary musicians, including Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, YoYo Ma, Herbie Hancock and Josh Groban. Botti, who earned the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album, will present an evening to be remembered with performances from his Billboard-topping albums When I Fall In Love, Italia, Chris Botti in Boston, and Impressions.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Tao Plays Mozart

Showing February 21 - February 22

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Dirk Meyer, conductor & Music Director finalist
Conrad Tao, piano

 
German-born Dirk Meyer, conducts the Orlando Philharmonic in a program of Mozart and Strauss, featuring rising star Conrad Tao performing the “Elvira Madigan” concerto. Strauss’s rousing tone poem, Don Juan, is forceful and brutal, yet tender and seductive. The concert concludes with Strauss’s energetic variations on the Viennese waltz. Maestro Meyer is one of five international finalists in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s international music director search.

  • MOZART  Overture to Abduction from the Seraglio
  • MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 21
  • R. STRAUSS  Don Juan
  • R. STRAUSS  Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

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Orlando Ballet: A Choreographer's Showcase

Showing February 23

Cirque du Soleil and the Orlando Ballet will present the fourth installment of this one-of-a-kind choreographic project designed to stimulate and encourage artistic growth. This critically acclaimed partnership features new works created and performed by artists from both organizations.

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Orlando Ballet: Battle of the Sexes

Showing March 6 - March 8

In this new installation of Robert Hill's master trilogy, classical ballet movements are integrated with classic as well as popular rock anthems, seducing audiences in a dynamic conflict between the sexes that has been an ongoing paradox.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Rodgers & Hammerstein at the Movies

Showing March 7

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Lane, guest conductor

Experience the magic and nostalgia of scenes from cinematic favorites like Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, State Fair, and more, in this special treat for the senses. Restored film clips are projected on the big screen in HD as the Orlando Philharmonic performs the unforgettable scores live. Original vocals of Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones and Deborah Kerr remain through celebrated hits like "Shall We Dance?", "If I Loved You", and "Some Enchanted Evening."

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

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Motown the Musical

Showing March 10 - March 15

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It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit Motown the Musical!

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Orlando Philharmonic: Rimma Plays Sibelius

Showing March 21

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Leslie B. Dunner, conductor & Music Director finalist
Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, violin

 
Former Joffrey Ballet music director, and Orlando Philharmonic Music Director finalist Leslie B. Dunner leads the orchestra in a program of music from the World Wars. Written in 1942, Barber’s Essay brings out the conflict of war, but also the overwhelming beauty of life. Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois performs music of the chilly Scandinavian landscape, followed by Nielsen’s combative masterpiece featuring dueling timpani. Maestro Dunner is one of five international finalists in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s international music director search.

  • BARBER  2nd Essay for Orchestra
  • SIBELIUS  Violin Concerto
  • NIELSEN  Symphony No. 4, “The Inextinguishable”

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

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John Mellencamp

Showing March 22

Pre-Sale tickets for Dr. Phillips Center Members: Sept. 18, 2014

Public On-Sale: Sept. 19, 2014

“The Voice of the Heartland” will play 80 shows including multiple dates in the artist’s hometown of Bloomington, Indiana; Nashville, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, and more. The special guest is Carlene Carter. On September 23rd, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp will release one of the most distinguished records of his career, Plain Spoken on Republic Records. Plain Spoken includes ten stunningly elegant and soul-searching Americana gems. Concert goers will receive a digital download of the Plain Spoken record with purchase of tickets to the tour (One download code per ticket for online and phone purchases only; does not apply to box office or outlet ticket purchases.).

Grammy-winning musician John Mellencamp has touched the heart and souls of music listeners and influenced American Culture with enduring songs, he is also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world. A man with a conscience, he used his visibility and influence to advocate an issue that hit close to home and became one of the founding members of Farm Aid, an organization that began in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms. The Farm Aid concerts have raised over $45 million to promote a resilient family farm system of agriculture.

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Pilobolous

Showing April 4

It’s as if we're being given a fleeting glimpse of the inner workings of the universe.” -The New York Times Founded in 1971, Pilobolus has built its fervent and expanding international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal, and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over. The results of these collaborations has proven amazing feats can be achieved, and Pilobolus has been recognized for its developments in dance and multimedia art. Based in Washington Depot, Connecticut, in recent years Pilobolus has transformed from avant-garde dance company into an international entertainment brand featured on the likes of Oprah, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the Academy Awards. The company has explored worlds as disparate as advertising, publishing, film, and music videos (Pilobolus was nominated for a 2012 Grammy® Award for the video for OK Go’s “All Is Not Lost”). Pilobolus achieves all this without ever losing sight of their core mission: to make art that builds community.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings The Barbra Streisand Songbook

Showing April 11

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Albert George Schram, guest conductor
Ann Hampton Callaway, vocals & piano

Join the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for a musical portrait of one of the most celebrated singers of our time. Platinum Award Winning singer-songwriter and composer Ann Hampton Callaway’s songs are featured on seven of Barbra Streisand’s recent CDs. This program features her gorgeous voice and beautiful orchestrations with iconic hits like “The Way We Were,” “Don’t Rain on My Parade” and “Cry Me a River.” 

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater. 

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JAZZ ROOTS: A Night In Rio with Sergio Mendes

Showing April 17

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The Dr. Phillips Center and JAZZ ROOTS will turn Orlando into Rio on April 17, 2015, with A NIGHT IN RIO, as top Brazilian jazz musicians honor the indigenous Indian, African and European roots that define the genre. The new Brazilian sound, refined in the 1950s by composers Joao Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Dori Caymmi, combines samba and jazz to form a romantic mixture called Bassa Nova. Grammy award-winner and undisputed master of Brazilian jazz pop, Sergio Mendes, brings his unique musical blend to the Dr. Phillips Center. Mendes’s fusion of Brazilian roots with American jazz and R&B combine to create an all new sound that has led to collaborations with the famous hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas. Mendes will be joined by Grammy-nominated pianist, singer and composer Eliane Elias. Elias is known for her distinctive musical style, which blends her Brazilian roots and her sultry vocals with her impressive instrumental piano jazz. 

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Pippin

Showing April 21 - April 26

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Pippin is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago… the show the New York Times declared “Astonishing. A Pippin for the 21st century.” It won the Tony Award for Best Musical Revival! With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked), Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory. This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess). It features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts De La Main, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces.

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Orlando Ballet: Coppelia

Showing May 1 - May 3

Robert Hill's adaptation of ballet's light-hearted comedy will capture one's imagination as the lines between real and fantasy become blurred in this delightful love story.

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Orlando Philharmonic: Puccini's Tosca

Showing May 1 - May 3

A fully-staged performance presented by Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Joel Revzen, guest conductor
Henry Akida, stage director 
starring Keri Alkema as “Tosca,” Adam Diegel as “Cavaradossi,” and Todd Thomas as “Scarpia”

Sometimes even love can’t break the grip of evil. In Puccini’s beloved opera, the fiery prima donna,Tosca, is forced to play a role she never imagined when she becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief, who will stop at nothing in his unquenchable lust for her. The explosive triangle comes to a hair-raising conclusion in one of opera’s bloodiest, most intense dramas. The Orlando Philharmonic presents this fully-staged production, Central Florida’s biggest opera event of the season. 

Presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Bob Carr Theater.

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Orlando Ballet Family: Magical Princess Doll

Showing May 2

This abbreviated version of the Mainstage production of Coppelia, has been adapted into a one-hour performance in which a magical doll takes life in dance and whimsy.

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Showing May 12 - May 17

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Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to you! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Beauty and the Beast is appropriate for children of all ages.

*2014-2015 Season subscription packages do not include Beauty and the Beast. Additional purchase is required.

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Anything Goes

Showing May 26 - May 31

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All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of Anything Goes, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s first-class musical comedy is sailing into your city. Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s production, The New York Times hails it a “musical-comedy joy” and USA Today calls it “glorious and exuberant!” When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention get tossed out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love…proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Peppering this timeless classic are some of musical theatre’s most memorable standards, including “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “You’re the Top,” and of course, “Anything Goes.” Don’t miss what the AP exclaims as, “so delightful, so delicious, so de-lovely!"

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I Love Lucy® Live On Stage

Showing June 23 - June 28

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I Love Lucy® Live on Stage is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! It’s 1952 and you are a member of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience awaiting the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar I Love Lucy episodes. A charming host entertains and enlightens you to the behind-the-scenes filming process of this brand new thing called “television,” the Crystaltone Singers perform advertising jingles in perfect 50s style harmony and the sidesplitting antics of America’s favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel – are presented live on stage and in color for the very first time! It’s a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience TV Guide’s William Keck calls “the most entertaining stage production I’ve seen in years – including Broadway!” The truth is in the title – whether young or old, everybody really does love Lucy!

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