Season Schedule

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Thursday, 09.24.2015 – 7:30PM  

“GO DADDY-O!” The kings of swing made famous with their notable singles, “Go Daddy-O”, “You & Me & the Bottle Makes 3 Tonight”, and “Mr. Pinstripe Suit” are known for their swinging styles of the 40s and 50s complete with Rat Pack lingo and zoot suits. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s fusion of classic American sounds from the jazz, swing, Dixieland and big-band traditions makes for an irresistible celebration.

Lee Anne Womack
Lee Ann Womack
with special guest Jim Lauderdale

Thursday, 10.22.2015 – 7:30PM  

2015 Grammy nominee for country album of the year, Lee Ann Womack wants something far more radical: to be real. Strip it all away, get to the core of life, love and raw emotion – and you find songs that distill it all to the stopping power of a hollow point bullet.

Nelson Illusions
Nelson Illusions

Saturday, 10.24.2015 – 3:00PM and 7:30PM  

The largest touring illusion show in the United States, carrying over 30,000 pounds of equipment, and is 3 times larger than any other touring illusion show. Nelson Illusions features the largest illusion ever seen: the 21-foot-long Drill of Death which goes through a woman and lifts her 18 feet in the air. Nelson Illusions is a one-of-a-kind theatrical spectacle that combines rare & original illusions from around the world with award-winning, jaw-dropping magic. The show features four Master Magicians, each >

Much ado about nothing
Much Ado About Nothing

Friday, 10.30.2015 – 7:30PM  Saturday, 10.31.2015 – 7:30PM  Sunday, 11.01.2015 – 2:30PM  Friday, 11.06.2015 – 7:30PM  Saturday, 11.07.2015 – 7:30PM 

Considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies contrasting two pairs of lovers in a witty and suspenseful battle of the sexes.

Pirate School
Pirate School

Wednesday, 11.11.2015 – 11:00AM and 2:00PM 

During the show, the bumbling pirate professor Billy Bones teaches youngsters how to be good pirates with zany lessons on how to stand, talk, sing and laugh like jaunty Buccaneers. Audiences engage in boisterous competitions and learn the finer points of light-hearted mischief while cannons boom, skulls talk, cutlasses drop, bubbles pop and pets run amok.

Grascals
Grascals

Friday, 11.13.2015 – 7:30PM  

This Grammy nominated six-piece bluegrass band hails from Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 2004, the band has since gained a level of notability by playing on the Grand Ole Opry and in bluegrass festivals around the country. In 2005, the band won the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artist of the Year Award, as well as the Song of the Year award for “Me and John and Paul”.  In 2006 and 2007, they won the IBMA Entertainer of the Year.

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Christmas Show
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Christmas Show

Friday, 12.04.2015 – 7:30PM  

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.

Rook
Rook

Friday, 01.08.2016 – 7:30PM  

Rook is a mixed instrument ensemble dedicated to the music of the 16th and 17th centuries. Rook explores this music with an unusual combination of brass and string instruments that, while popular 400 years ago, creates colors that are missing from modern music making.

Sandi Patty Broadway Stories
Sandi Patty- Broadway Stories

Saturday, 01.23.2016 – 7:30PM  

As one of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and eleven million units sold, Sandi Patty is simply known as The Voice.

Dancing at Lughnasa
Dancing at Lughnasa

Friday, 01.29.2016 – 7:30PM  Saturday, 01.30.2016 – 7:30PM  Sunday, 01.31.2016 – 2:30PM  Friday, 02.05.2016 – 7:30PM  Saturday, 02.06.2016 – 7:30PM 

It is 1936 and harvest time in County Donegal. In a house just outside the village of Ballybeg live the five Mundy sisters, barely making ends meet, their ages ranging from twenty-six up to forty. The two male members of the household are brother Jack, a missionary priest, repatriated from Africa by his superiors after twenty-five years, and the seven-year-old child of the youngest sister. In depicting two days in the life of this menage, Brian Friel evokes not simply >

VoicePlay
VoicePlay

Saturday, 02.20.2016 – 7:30PM and 10PM 

Since appearing on NBC’s The Sing Off, VoicePlay has taken the timeless sound of vocal music and turned it completely on its head. Re-imagined as a full stage show, amazing, humorous, and vertigo-inducing harmonies pepper VoicePlay’s music-without-music sound as it ping-pongs between eras and styles, channeling the breadth of the musical landscape and lacing it with inventive and often hilarious on-stage theatrics.

Greg Hahn
Comedian Greg Hahn

Friday, 03.11.2016 – 7:30PM & 10:00PM 

This favorite of the Bob and Tom Radio Show and regular of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 has appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, ABC, CBS, and FOX. This master comedian has a unique style where jokes are clean, ridiculous and designed to do nothing other than make people LAUGH!

The Moscow Festival Ballet presents: Carmen
The Moscow Festival Ballet presents: Romeo & Juliet and Carmen

Tuesday, 03.22.2016 – 7:30PM  

Direct from Russia, the Moscow Festival Ballet once again brings its world-class talent to Hatfield Hall, this time with a double dose of classical dance. First, Bizet’s emotional score is paired with Toni Pimble’s choreography in Carmen. Then, Shakespeare’s iconic Romeo and Juliet comes to life in dance. Ballet buffs won’t want to miss this special performance. This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the >

Bing Bang Boom Science Show
Bing Bang Boom Science Show

Saturday, 04.16.2016 – 11:00AM and 2:00PM  

People of all ages, watch Mr. Molecule’s “Bing, Bang, Boom!” science show. He unleashes an explosion of fun and learning in this fast-paced, interactive show that’s filled with wild and wacky science experiments.

West Side Story
West Side Story

Friday, 04.22.2016 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 04.23.2016 – 7:30PM   Sunday, 04.24.2016 – 2:30PM   Friday, 04.29.2016 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 04.30.2016 – 7:30PM  

A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it’s more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues, and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale.

Cirque Zuma
Cirque Zuma Zuma

Thursday, 05.12.2016 – 7:30PM  

This show is unlike anything you’ve ever seen – an African-style Cirque du Soleil combining the mysticism and magic of the African continent with the excitement of theatrical cirque. Uniquely talented artists from across 16 African nations are accompanied by live musicians. This colorfully costumed troupe is a visual spectacle of non-stop action including South African vocalists, gumboot dancers and contortionists, Zimbabwean percussionists, Egyptian limbo dancers, Gabonese tumblers, and amazing pole acts.