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Consider sponsoring either our Season, Educational Series or an individual show during the 2022-2023 season. Scheduled performances are listed below and can be found here: WYO 2022-2023 Season Descriptions V2
Lynda Kay for Celebrate the Arts – August 26 – In collaboration with Sheridan Public Arts Council, Whitney Center for the Arts, SAGE Community Arts, Ucross, and Frackleton’s, the WYO Theater is celebrating the arts in Sheridan. She is know for her classic songwriting and diverse contralto voice and has been compared to such exceptional talents as Patsy Cline, Karen Carpenter, Roy Orbison, and Dusty Springfield. https://www.lyndakay.com/home
Lysander Trio – September 15 -The Lysander Piano Trio has spent over a decade performing around the world with appearances at notable venues such as the Kennedy Center, the Copenhagen Summer Festival, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. They have also engaged with the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra. http://www.lysandertrio.com/
National Theatre Live – September 2022 thru May 2023 – National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre to cinema screens all over the world. With state-of-the-art filming techniques, from close-ups that capture every flicker of emotion, to sweeping wide shots of the stage, you’ll have the best seats in the house. Titles this year include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Follies, No Man’s Land, Skylight and A View from the Bridge. This program gives Sheridan residents the opportunity to see world-class theatre up close. https://www.ntlive.com/
Wood Belly & The Two Tracks – September 23 – Sheridan’s own band, The Two Tracks, is back and this time with Wood Belly, a band based out of Colorado’s front range. Specializing in acoustic music such as a hard driving bluegrass song, a multi-layered instrumental, a poporiented hook-laden tune, or a poetic waltz, Wood Belly ensures that each song has something to say. Wood Belly is also the winner of the 2018 Telluride Bluegrass Band Competition and the title of the 2018 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year. https://www.thetwotracks.com/ https://www.woodbellymusic.com/
Met Live in HD – October 2022 thru June 2023 -Met Live in HD brings the extraordinary performances of the Metropolitan Opera around the world for audiences to enjoy. Now in its 16th season, the Met will feature titles such as Medea, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, and a special encore performance of The Magic Flute. https://www.metopera.org/
WYO Gala: Something Rotten – October 15; Encore Performances October 20-23 – Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, the brothers set out to write the world’s very first musical. But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self, and all that jazz.
Trident Theatre & The WYO: Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 29 – One rainy night, newly-engaged couple Brad Majors and Janet Weiss find themselves by chance at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. They discover that him, along with his bizarre entourage, are having a party. But this is no ordinary party and no ordinary night. This cult-classic musical will play at the WYO Theater for its third year.
Paddington Gets in a Jam – November 2 – In this original slapstick comedy, Paddington goes next door to borrow a cup of sugar from his neighbor who is in a panic because he’s expecting a visit from his Great Aunt Matilda. And so, Paddington volunteers to help by repairing the pipes in the bathroom, vacuuming the floors, installing new wallpaper, and baking a cake…. But in typical Paddington fashion, nothing goes to plan. Will Paddington be able to fix everything before Great Aunt Matilda arrives? https://paddingtongetsinajam.com/
Classic Western Film Series – January 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 – Four Sundays in January take a stroll to the WYO and experience classic Westerns on the big screen. Every film will feature a guest host who will provide a bit of entertainment and insight into a popular Western that became a classic. You might even remember seeing these films on the WYO screen when they were first released all those years ago. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon; with your favorite movie stars at your favorite theater and don’t forget the free popcorn!
Bush/Marshall/Meyer/Meyer – January 28 – American musicians Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, and Edgar Meyer are joined by George Meyer for this special collaboration which is normally only heard at summer bluegrass festivals. The beautiful blending of bluegrass and mandolin sounds with classical music elements will make for an evening of acoustic music that’s in a class of its own. https://www.sambush.com/ https://mikemarshall.net/ https://edgarmeyer.com/ https://www.georgemeyermusic.com/
In The Year of the Boar & Jackie Robinson – February 1 & 2 – This live theatrical retelling of the story In the Year of the Boar & Jackie Robison by Bette Bao Lord follows a young girl named Shirley Temple Wong as she leaves her home in China following World War II. She faces challenges in America as her family settles into their new home, but one special gift helps get her through it: a baseball. https://www.holdenarts.org/yearoftheboarandjackierobinson
TAKE3 – February 10 – With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-defying trio, TAKE3, brings the refinement of a rigorous classical music background and infuses it with rock-star charisma. Known for their infectious and down to earth onstage personalities, this threesome leaves their indelible mark on captivated crowds around the country performing their arrangements of top pop hits, Americana, and classical favorites. TAKE3 makes it their mission to impart their love, passion and joy in music making to all who hear them, using their artistic ability as conduit for storytelling. https://www.jeanschreibermanagement.com/take3
The Everly Brothers Experience – February 17 – Since 2016, brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed have celebrated the pivotal music and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds across the US and overseas in prestigious venues. The Everly brothers had over 30 billboard top -100 singles, which still to this day is the record for most billboard charting hits of any sibling rock duo ever and influenced countless legendary artists including The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones…and the list goes on. THE ZMED BROTHERS are absolutely thrilled to be able to contribute to a cause that supports the recognition and preservation of the intimate and singular origins of America’s greatest Rock n’ Roll singing sibling duo. http://theeverlybrothersexperience.com/
Kathy Mattea & Suzy Bogguss – February 19 – This special show features both Kathy Mattea and Suzy Boggus together, swapping songs, harmonies, and stories from their careers. The pair will perform each other’s biggest hits alongside new material. They have a long history of guesting on each other’s recordings as well as collaborating with other musicians such as Alison Krauss and Graham Nash. https://www.mattea.com/ https://www.suzybogguss.com/
The Acting Company: The Three Musketeers – February 26 & 27 – Public performance February 26; Sheridan College Workshop February 27
This world premiere adaptation commissioned by The Acting Company will draw inspiration from an astonishing secret—that Dumas’ father, General Alex Dumas, was the highest-ranking person of Color in a Western military until our own time. The Three Musketeers will tour nationally in 2022, this adaptation will shed new light on this swashbuckling adventure and give a favorite story new importance. An inspiring tale filled with laughter and adventure, The Three Musketeers is a reminder to all that courage, honesty, and valour can change the world. https://theactingcompany.org/
Spotlight on Sheridan: Eli Moseley Band – March 3 – Featuring local musician, Nick Gale on bass, listen once to the Eli Mosely Band or see one of Eli Mosley’s shows and you’ll immediately understand that they are a group to watch. Eli Mosely has opened for Joe Nichols, Tyler Farr, Jana Kramer, Parmalee, Jake Owen, Maren Morris and more and performed for the second year at the prestigious BMI Island Hopper Songwriters Festival.
Hiplet Ballet – March 9 & 10 – The Hiplet Ballerinas are a performance group based out of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center in the USA. Hiplet™ was created by Artistic Director Homer Hans Bryant & evolved from the “Rap Ballet” of the 1990’s. Specifically designed to make Ballet accessible to all people, Hiplet™ is a fusion between classical pointe technique, Hip-Hop, and a variety of other dance styles. https://www.hipletballerinas.com/
Danny Carmo’s Mathematical Mysteries – March 16 – Danny Carmo’s ‘Mathematical Mysteries’ is at the forefront of Northern Irish theatre and the leading professional theatre company producing work for children. The audience will be amazed, dazzled and bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theatre and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! https://www.holdenarts.org/danny-carmos-mathematical-mysteries
San Jose Taiko – March 21 – Unknown to most, “taiko” is the Japanese word for drums of any origin. In North America, the term has evolved to refer to the young art form of kumidaiko (ensemble drumming featuring the Japanese drum). This art form began in Japan in the late 1950s and came to the US in the late 1960s. San Jose Taiko is only the third group to form outside of Japan and is recognized as a pioneer in contemporary taiko. https://taiko.org/
Banff Mountain Film Fest – April 18 – The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe. A selection of the best films goes on tour across Canada, the United States, and internationally from Scotland to South Africa to China, Lebanon, Chile, New Zealand, Antarctica, and points in between. This incredible film festival will make its stop in Sheridan to showcase some of the world’s best film.
Rhonda Vincent & The Rage presented with Big Brothers/Big Sisters – April 21 – Rhonda Vincent is a vocal powerhouse who leads one of the hottest bands in music today. She’s a multi-award winner including the 2017 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, Entertainer of the Year in 2001, and seven consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year titles from the International Bluegrass Music Association. Her musical collaborations include Dolly Parton, Alan Jackson, and most recently, Cody Johnson. https://rhondavincent.com/home
WYO/CTG Co-Production – May 11 thru May 21 – Each year the WYO Theater and Civic Theatre Guild join efforts to present a “co-production” at the WYO Theater. Teaming with local talent, the annual co-production is a highly anticipated, well-loved event. The ’22-’23 season coproduction show is yet to be determined, but it’s sure to be a hit!