It is quite a busy season for our wonderful performing arts in Canton/Stark County! There are numerous performances on stage that you don’t want to miss, and they are a great respite from the cold winter nights!
The Speedbumps with CSO on February 7th
The Canton Symphony Orchestra teams up with The Speedbumps, an award winning indie-folk band for a night of intimate music making! This is sure to be a fabulous event!
The Cat in the Hat through February 8th
This classic children’s book is live on stage! Take the kiddos for a fun night of entertainment for the whole family!
Spring Awakening from February 20 – March 1 (Mature Audiences)
This Tony Award-winning rock musical tells the story of desire and confusion as teenagers’ hormones collide during the journey from youth to adulthood at Kent State University at Stark.
Gilda Presents! Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party on February 20 – 28
Politics! Scandal! Outrage! And a whole top hat full of laughs!! Menard County, Illinois is the scene when a grade school teacher is fired over Abraham Lincoln’s questionable sexuality. It’s a theatre experience like no other!
Menopause the Musical on February 27 & 28
This hilarious off broadway sensation comes to Canton to entertain you with the hilarious celebration of of women and… “The Change!”
The Addams Family: A New Musical on February 27 – March 8
The bizarre and beloved characters are back in a macabre musical comedy that shakes the foundation on which the Addams Family has lived for generations during this live performance at the Firehouse Theatre!
The Giver at the Players Guild on February 27 – March 8
Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his utopian world through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny.
Latshaw Productions presents: Rhythm of the Dance: National Dance Company of Ireland on March 2nd. Amazing, breathtaking, gorgeous, and inspiring! Not since Riverdance has there been an incredible live show celebrating both the rich history of Ireland as well as the art of Irish Dance.
Canton Ballet presents: The Little Mermaid on March 14 & 15
Hans Christian Andersen’s poignant tale of a beautiful mermaid who dreams of becoming human performed live by Canton Ballet!
Miss Nelson is Missing on April 10 – 26
The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again! Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school! You’ll love this wonderful lesson of “be careful what you wish for ‘cause you just might get it”!
Les Miserables on May 15 – 31
Winner of over 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES sweeps its audience through an epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption!