2019-2020 WYO Theater Season
Domenic Cheli in Concert – Friday, September 20
National Dance Company of Siberia – Tuesday, November 5
ETHEL & Robert Mirabal: The River – Friday, November 22
A Rockapella Holiday – Friday, November 29 (After Christmas Stroll)
The Peking Acrobats – Sunday, February 9
JRH Acoustic Latin Guitar Trio – Thursday, March 5
Aquila Theatre in George Orwell’s 1984 adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan – Tuesday, March 10
Dervish – Friday, March 20
Celebrate the Arts with artist TBD – Saturday, April 18
Spotlight on Sheridan: The Two Tracks Album Release Show – Friday, May 8
Package price is $220 – a 25% savings!
Packages will be available until September 20
Domenic Cheli in Concert
Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30pm
Applauded by MusicWeb International for his “splendid playing…great skill and technical prowess,” pianist Dominic Cheli is First Prize winner of the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Competition. Earlier in 2017, Naxos released his debut CD, and he won the Music Academy of the West Concerto Competition, leading to a critically acclaimed performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Festival Orchestra. His rapidly advancing career includes his concerto debut in Walt Disney Hall under the baton of Valery Gergiev, and his Carnegie Hall recital debut on the 2018-19 CAG Series at Weill Recital Hall.
Adult $19 ♦ Senior/Military $17 ♦ Student $12.50
National Dance Company of Siberia
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:30pm
From the foot hills of Sayan Mountains to the icy Kara Sea proudly rolls its waters the mighty and majestic Yenisey River. On its banks live many peoples of Siberia, which have their own culture, literature and art. This vast and beautiful Land has become a source of inspiration for the Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia, which by choreographic means reveals the spiritual wealth of the Siberians, glorifying their labor feats and telling of the wonderful nature of the land.
Adult $30 ♦ Senior/Military $26.50 ♦ Student $18
ETHEL, The River with special guest Robert Mirabal
Friday, November 22, 2019, 7:30pm
The program is an integral journey in instrumental virtuosity, song and storytelling. From An Kha Na to Peace Calls, through rushing rapids and still, sacred spaces, ETHEL and Robert Mirabal evoke the magic and majesty of The River which connects us all. Influences were drawn in from Hawaii, Arizona, Mexico, Ecuador, Morocco, Nigeria, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Japan, and the country of Georgia. In sum, the sound is dazzling, and the spirit full of generosity, love, and gratitude. Every audience will find their hearts healed and their hope raised.
Adult $27.50 ♦ Senior/Military $22.50 ♦ Student $16
A Rockapella Holiday
Friday, November 29, 2019, 8:15pm
Since the early ’90’s when they first achieved national television fame on PBS’s Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?, they’ve toured the globe and provided a funky powerful soundtrack to several generations of vocal music fans, while keeping it all fresh along the way. With buckets of catchy original pop songs, and complete contemporary revisions of sparkling Motown, pop, and soul classics, this group has always been the one to watch. “Often imitated – never duplicated” applies here. Now they’re better than ever!
Adult $35 ♦ Senior/Military $35 ♦ Student $22.50
The Peking Acrobats
Sunday, February 9, 2020, 7:00pm
For the last thirty-two years, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. The Peking Acrobats are often accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments; the time-honored Chinese music coalesces with high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, creating an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.
Adult $30 ♦ Senior/Military $26.50 ♦ Student $14.50
JRH Acoustic Latin Guitar Trio
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7:30pm
Jose Roberto Hernandez Is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, arranger, producer, musical educator, and is one of the most respected exponents of folkloric music. His devotion, creativity, and professionalism in the genre of traditional music have earned him the recognition of great musicians from Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and Argentina. He has worked and recorded with renowned masters and prestigious institutions like: Rosa los Santos, Greg Landau, Roberto Chiofalo, Gabriela Shiroma, Zenon Barron, Tahmoures Pournazeri, Los Cenzontles, Macon Georgia Symphony’s, Oakland California Symphony’s, San Francisco California Symphony’s, World Art West.
Adult $21 ♦ Senior/Military $18 ♦ Student $11
Aquila Theatre in George Orwell’s 1984
adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:30pm
In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth, and personal expression, Aquila Theatre brings 1984, George Orwell’s cautionary novel, to the stage. Aquila Theatre’s production of 1984 provides a space to appreciate the value of individual thought – an evocative and timely narrative of personal freedom against political repression. Today, Orwell’s prescient story resonates around the globe as individuals, systems, and governments clash. 1984 is a classic by one of literature’s most significant authors and provides the kind of evocative and innovative storytelling that suits Aquila’s bold, ensemble driven, physical style.
Adult $28.50 ♦ Senior/Military $25.50 ♦ Student $20.50
Friday, March 20, 2020, 7:30pm
From the Great Wall of China to packed auditoriums in the Holy Land and more recently being the first Irish band to perform at the greatest music festival in the world, “Rock in Rio” on front of an estimate audience of two hundred and forty thousand people, Dervish have come a long way in seventeen years. Formed in 1989 by a group of five musicians, Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin Mc Ginley, Brian Mc Donagh and Michael Holmes who came together to record an album of local music which was released as The Boys of Sligo. Dervish concert performances are a myriad of tones and moods ranging from high energy tunes, played with fluidity and intuitiveness, to beautifully measured songs, from charming lyrics of life and love, to inspiring melodies that lift audiences from their seats.
Adult $26.50 ♦ Senior/Military $22.50 ♦ Student $18
Celebrate the Arts with artist TBD
Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:30pm
Celebrate the Arts at the WYO in April as part of the six-day festival and celebration!
All seats $58
Spotlight on Sheridan: The Two Tracks Album Release Show
Friday, May 8, 2020, 7:30pm
The WYO is pleased to present a NEW addition to an already exciting season – Spotlight on Sheridan featuring local talent on the WYO stage! The series kicks off with Sheridan favorite, The Two Tracks The band features Julie Szewc on vocals and acoustic guitar, David Huebner on cello and electric guitar, Fred Serna on drums and percussion, and Taylor Phillips on bass. From rock to country, bluegrass to folk, the music helps define the sound of superbly crafted, fully assertive Americana. Their harmony-rich songs often add cello to a solid groove, creating a unique ambiance that’s all their own.
Adult $18 ♦ Senior/Military $18 ♦ Student $11