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Press Materials Library

Additional materials are available for most events. Contact Erik Baxter, multimedia specialist, for further requests or problems with these materials. Contact Laura Sullivan, marketing and communications director, for all other media inquiries.

Rogers smiles in front of a snow covered Penn State Old Main building.

Magic City Productions presents
KENNY ROGERS
The Gambler’s Last Deal
Christmas & Hits Tour

With special guest Linda Davis


7:30 pm Saturday, December 17, 2016


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Daniel Tiger, dressed in a zippered cardigan and wearing a watch on his right paw, waves hello in an illustration for "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood."

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!


2:00 pm Sunday, January 15, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A showbiz-inspired light display spells out 42nd Street while a cityscape behind the words depict New York City.

42nd STREET


7:30 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Classical musician Alisa Weilerstein, with her eyes closed and facing upward, performs a piece on her cello.

Inon Barnatan, piano
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Alisa Weilerstein, cello


7:30 pm Monday, January 23, 2017


Schwab Auditorium

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"Once" written in a script font and an illustration of the head and fretboard of a guitar promote the Broadway musical.

ONCE


7:30 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A member of the Circus Oz troupe juggles pins.

Circus Oz
Straight Up


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A shirtless male dancer and a female dancer dressed in traditional dress perform with Balé Folclórico da Bahia.

Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Bahia of All Colors


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Philip Setzer performs a piece of classical music on his violin.

Wu Han, piano
Philip Setzer, violin
David Finckel, cello


7:30 pm Thursday, February 23, 2017


Schwab Auditorium

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A musician from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society wears early twentieth-century period dress and plays a tuba in a performance of "Brooklyn Babylon."

Brooklyn Babylon
Darcy James Argue, composer
Danijel Zezelj, story, animation, and live painting
Featuring Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Jim Findlay, scenic and projection design
Paloma Young, costume design
Scott Bolman, lighting design
Isaac Butler, directorial consultant
Produced by Beth Morrison Projects
Brooklyn Babylon was commissioned by BAM for the 2011 Next Wave Festival.


7:30 pm Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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John Abberger, principal oboist with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, performs with the ensemble.

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
J. S. Bach: The Circle of Creation


7:30 pm Thursday, March 2, 2017


Schwab Auditorium

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En Garde Arts presents
WILDERNESS 


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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Toad and Frog together carry a kite and its string in an illustration depicting "A Year With Frog and Toad."

A Year with Frog and Toad
Music by Robert Reale
Book and lyrics by Willie Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel


2:00 pm Sunday, March 19, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A logo for "Pippin" features the word illuminated by glitter and streams of light.

PIPPIN


7:30 pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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School of Music Feature
Penn State Opera Theatre
George Frideric Handel’s Alcina


7:30 pm Saturday, March 25, 2017


Esber Recital Hall

Mosaic is a presentation of Penn State's School of Music. Contact arts manager Russell Bloom for requests.

School of Music Feature
Penn State Opera Theatre
George Frideric Handel’s Alcina


2:00 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017


Esber Recital Hall

Mosaic is a presentation of Penn State's School of Music. Contact arts manager Russell Bloom for requests.

Jazz bandleader and musician Fred Hersch, standing against a distressed brick wall, looks directly at the camera in a portrait shot.

Fred Hersch Trio
with Special Guest Anat Cohen


7:30 pm Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Schwab Auditorium

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A coal miner dusted with coal soot and wearing a hardhat with lamp looks blankly at the camera in a historic photo.

Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields
Bang on a Can All-Stars
with Penn State Concert Choir
Christopher Kiver, conductor


7:30 pm Thursday, March 30, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The members of DakhaBrakha, dressed in traditional-style Ukraine folk costumes and tall lamb's wool headgear, stand for a photo.

DakhaBrakha


7:30 pm Tuesday, April 4, 2017


Schwab Auditorium

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A stencil-style logo illustrates the 20th anniversary of the hit Broadway musical "Rent."

RENT


7:30 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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A male dancer holds a female dancer on his shoulders while she extends her legs to the left.

Jessica Lang Dance


7:30 pm Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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The logo for "Annie" illustrates the Tony Award-winning Broadway production.

ANNIE


7:30 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Eisenhower Auditorium

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