Weis Center for the Performing Arts 2019-2020 Season

Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

August 29, 2019 to April 9, 2020

Weis Center for the Performing Arts

  • 1 Dent Dr, Lewisburg, PA 17837
  • Lewisburg
  • 570-389-9206
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The 2019-20 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University includes 25 professional performances – including world music from Zimbabwe, Ghana, Hawaii, Ireland and Nova Scotia plus classical music, Americana music, modern dance from two acclaimed companies, folk dance, several styles of jazz, and five family-friendly performances. Eight performances are free.

 

Brochure Available
The Weis Center’s 24-page season brochure is now available. To request a hardcopy brochure, contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or e-mail Lisa.Leighton@bucknell.edu and one will be mailed at no cost.

Hardcopies will be available at the Weis Center and throughout the Susquehanna River Valley region, including Visitors Bureaus and public libraries, in early August.


Tickets
The majority of Weis Center tickets range in price from $20 to $35 for adults, with discounts available for subscribers (5 or more events), senior citizens, college students, groups and youth.

Subscribers have priority seating until Monday, August 12 at noon. 

Beginning on Friday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m., non-subscribers may order single tickets for any Weis Center season performance at Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-577-1000.

Tickets will also be available in-person from several locations including the Weis Center lobby weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the CAP Center Box Office, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center, weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, go to Bucknell.edu/WeisCenter or search for the Weis Center on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.

 

2019-20 SEASON SUMMARY BY DATE

 

JAZZ

Thursday, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Ryan Flannery Trio

Weis Center Atrium, FREE!

 

JAZZ VOCALIST

Thursday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Jazzmeia Horn

 

AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ

Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

 

CLASSICAL PIANIST

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m.

Jeremy Denk

 

TRADITIONAL FOLK/BLUEGRASS

Friday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.

Steel Betty

 

FAMILY DISCOVERY – SCHOOLS MATINEE

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.

The Amazing Max

FREE!

 

JAZZ VOCALIST

Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Kat Edmonson

 

CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.

PHILADANCO!

The Philadelphia Dance Company

 

MULTIMEDIA/PUPPETRY/LIVE MUSIC

Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein

 

WORLD MUSIC

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Nobuntu

 

FAMILY DISCOVERY – CELTIC HOLIDAY

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

 

ROCK/BLUES/FOLK/SPIRITUALS

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Toshi Reagon

FREE!

 

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ

Friday, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

 

PACIFIC ROOTS

Friday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole

Weis Center Atrium, FREE!

 

FOLK DANCE AND MUSIC

Friday, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.

The Tamburitzans

 

CLASSICAL

Sunday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m.

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

 

WORLD MUSIC

Thursday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Okaidja Afroso

Weis Center Atrium, FREE!

 

FAMILY DISCOVERY – ROOTS

Monday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.

President’s Day – school holiday

Eric Ian Farmer Trio

FREE!

 

CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Malpaso Dance Company

 

DRAMATIC READING

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.

Theatre of War – ‘Hercules’

FREE!

 

CELTIC MUSIC

Tuesday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.

Danu

 

FAMILY DISCOVERY – CIRQUE

Friday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.

Peking Acrobats

 

CLASSICAL

Thursday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.

Calefax Reed Quintet

 

FAMILY DISCOVERY – MUSICAL ENSEMBLE

Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

 

JAZZ VOCALIST

Thursday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.

Vuyo Sotashe

Weis Center Atrium, FREE!

 

Sponsors
The Weis Center’s 2019-20 season is supported by the following season-level sponsors: Bucknell Sports Properties, The Daily Item, Press Enterprise, Seven Mountains Media, Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation, Standard Journal, Susquehanna Life, ViaMedia and Service Electric, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, WNEP-TV, WPSU, and WVIA.

Event sponsors include Glenn and Raquel Alexander, Backyard Broadcasting, Bloomsburg Children’s Museum, Bold Gold Media, Centre Daily Times, Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate, Doug and Mary Candland, Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau, Julianna and John Cooper, Nancy and Sam Craig, Evangelical Community Hospital, the Exchange/Art Cart, Geisinger, iHeartRadio Williamsport, Lewisburg Children’s Museum, Clayton and David Lightman, Teri MacBride and Steve Guattery, News Item, PPL, Riverwoods, Gary and Sandy Sojka, Stone State Entertainment, Susquehanna Life, Karl Voss and Chanin Wendling family, WITF, and the family of Janet Weis.

Grant funding for the season includes Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

 


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