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“Showtime with Shakespeare,” a new family theatrical production based on Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House adventure “Stage Fright on a Summer Night,” will make its Penn State premiere at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

NETworks Presentations is pleased to announce that the North American Tour of “A Bronx Tale,” the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri; music by Oscar, Grammy and Tony award winner Alan Menken; and lyrics by Grammy winner and Oscar and Tony nominee Glenn Slater w

A century ago, in the aftermath of World War I, a predominantly African-American neighborhood in uptown Manhattan emerged as one of the leading cultural centers of the country.

London’s Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble will perform music by Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn and Sally Beamish in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Schwab Auditorium.

As part of its 2019–20 season, the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has curated eight presentations that will tell the stories of African-American life in the United States throughout the last several centuries.