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The Ware Center, Millersville University

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42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
717-871-7018 http://www.artsmu.com/

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February 2018
$7

Little Stones

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, "Little Stones" profiles four women artists/social activist, each of whom is contributing a stone to the mosaic of the woman's movement through her art. Filmed in Senegal, Kenya, Brazil, Germany, India, and the USA.

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March 2018
Free

Alonely

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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A one-woman performance piece that explores ideas of isolation, frustration, identity, focus, a sense of belonging, and creation in a world filled with distractions. Poetry. Pings. Coffee. Humor. Be prepared to create something beautiful.

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$10

Shhh! We Have a Plan

March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Returning from Northern Ireland, Cahoots presents a nonverbal tale featuring magic, music, and puppetry. Follow the delightful and surprising journey of a family adventuring through the woods, and their obsession with capturing a beautiful bird they've encountered perched high in a tree.

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$18

The Man in the Arena

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt is energetically brought back to life by award-winning actor Derek Evans. The face of America for three decades, Roosevelt was powerful, opinionated, intensely loyal, and devoted to the ideal of a just, honorable, and muscular America. He stood for high ideals, and never preached anything he didn't practice. A show that offers lessons in patriotism, self-reliance, family values, and the conservation of our great natural resources and everything you ever wanted to know about man once called…

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$20

The Seamus Egan Project

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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St. Patrick's Day at the Ware has never been more authentic! Bandleader of Philadelphia-based Solas, the preeminent Irish-American band of their generation, Egan brings friends and musical guests to share the stage in his latest creative endeavor, fusing hits from the iconic band with new tunes that continue to explore "the farther reaches of the Irish tradition and beyond."

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$7

Big Sonia

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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For years Sonia Warshawski (90) has been an inspirational public speaker at schools and prisons, where her stories of surviving the Holocaust as a teenager have inspired countless people who once felt their own traumas would leave them broken forever. But when Sonia is served an eviction notice for her iconic tailor shop (in a dead mall), she's confronted with an agonizing decision: either open up a new shop, or retire. For a woman who admits she stays busy "to…

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$15

Pasted Together

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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In "Pasted Together," NetCo's founder Jennifer Berlet explores a multitude of themes varying from literary references of Sylvia Path’s “The Bell Jar”, to a physically challenging piece depicting the adventures of Amelia Earhart, a whimsical look at the mythical beautiful world of Mermaids, and concludes with a look into the bedtime routines of children with their toys.

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$25

Mary Stallings with the Mike LeDonne Trio

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Central PA Friends of Jazz presents a legendary staple in the fabric of jazz, San Francisco singer and HighNote recording artist Mary Stallings, whose bio reads like a Who’s Who of jazz greats and prestigious festivals. For nearly half a century, listeners have enjoyed the silky, long-tone stylings of a woman of whom the New York Times says, “…perhaps the best jazz singer singing today…”. Presenting music from her latest CD, "Feelin Good", Mary will highlight the contributions of jazz…

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$10

Chamber Music Concert

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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A delightful evening of elegant chamber music selections for string instruments and pianoforte.

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April 2018
Free

Underwater World of Riverland Streams

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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This presentation will explore the amazing world of our nation’s freshwater rivers and streams from beneath the surface, giving audiences the opportunity to witness incredible ecological feats such as thousand-mile fish migrations, predator-prey interactions, or the vibrant-colors of mating displays, and granting us new perspectives and reasons to care about the importance of clean water. The ways in which rivers, and the creatures that live in them, are woven into our cultural and natural heritage become apparent.

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$15

Van Cliburn 2017 Silver Medalist Kenny Broberg

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Be among the first to hear a performance by Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist Kenny Broberg. In its 55-year history, the quadrennial Cliburn Competition has identified and ushered a host of exceptional artists to international prominence, including Barry Douglas, Olga Kern, Radu Lupu, Vadym Kholodenko, and Beatrice Rana.

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$20

Camille Thurman

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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An appropriate wrap up of our Jazz in the Sky series, celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with saxophone player, singer and composer Camille Thurman, known for amazing her audiences throughout the world with her impeccable sound, remarkable vocal virtuosity and captivating artistry. Many have praised her vocal abilities to the likeness of Ella Fitzgerald and Betty Carter, while her rich and warm sound on the tenor saxophone has alluded others to compare her to tenor greats Joe Henderson and Dexter Gordon.

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$10

PA Ballet’s “Snow White”

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Dr. Ross Ellison (M.U. professor of organ) and Dr. Anita Renfroe (M.U. professor of piano emeritus) join forces to perform duets on the organ and on the harpsichord. This lively program featuring some of the 18th century’s greatest hits by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi.

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$7

“Ghost Town to Havana”

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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“Ghost Town to Havana” is a heartbreaking, funny, and inspirational story that follows the lives of two extraordinary youth baseball coaches: Nicolás Reyes, a 61 year old Afro-Cuban coaching in Havana, and Roscoe Bryant, a 46 year old African-American coaching in the troubled Oakland neighborhood called Ghost Town, and what happens when these men bring their two teams together.

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May 2018
Free

“For We Were Strangers in the Land”

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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This is a staged reading of a play by local playwright Sandy Asher exploring the refugee and immigrant experience in the United States. The evening includes music by Asukulu Resor, a recent immigrant to Lancaster from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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$18

Peter Gros from the Original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Wildlife expert, co-host of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom and environmental conservationist Peter Gros introduces the audience to friendly, exotic animals as he shares inspirational stories dealing with issues of conservation, travel and wildlife filming. Peter’s fascinating stories have been thrilling and educating audiences across the country for years.

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June 2018
Free

Youth Poetry Slam

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Four competing teams from Lancaster county middle and high schools connect across lines of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status, to listen, learn and bond through the written-spoken word.

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