Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


Three students in Penn State’s School of Music will serve as Classical Music Student Ambassador Leaders during the 2015–16 academic year as part of a collaboration between the Center for the Performing Arts and the music school.

Circa’s 14 extreme acrobats and live accompaniment by the Debussy String Quartet breathe life into the music of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich in “Opus” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical “Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, continues with a 7:30 p.m. performance each day through Sunday, Nov. 8, and 2 p.m. performances Saturday, Nov. 7, and Nov. 8.

The THON 5K race takes place Saturday, November 7, which may affect arrival and parking for the 2 p.m. “Jersey Boys” performance.

Some roads on the University Park campus will be closed until 1 p.m., so “Jersey Boys” ticket holders should plan to arrive after that time.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mavis Staples and seven-time Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Joan Osborne will join forces in a “Solid Soul” tour concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Eisenhower Auditorium.