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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


The headlining attraction in the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State’s 2018–19 season is the tale of a shy Brooklynite who, beginning in her teens, shares with the world her gift for writing chart-topping pop songs.

Tickets are on sale for the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State return engagement of the multiple award-winning jukebox musical “Jersey Boys.” The nationally touring Broadway production, a behind-the-scenes story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will be at Eisenhower Auditorium for

Straight No Chaser, the a cappella answer to pop-music mashups, will return to Penn State with its “Speakeasy Tour” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Mummenschanz, Switzerland’s famous silent minimalist prop-theater troupe, will perform “You & Me” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Four musician friends who call themselves the Danish String Quartet will make their Penn State premiere in a program featuring classical music from Hungary and Germany, plus folk songs from the Nordic countries. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, in Schwab Auditorium.