Tuesday, July 15 tickets will go on sale to the public for the 2014-15 season of entertainment at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. The 2014-15 season is a combination of two great series, the Marquee Series and the Family Series. The Family Series is a collection of three shows that provide family friendly entertainment at a family friendly price. The shows in the Family Series will offer amazing talent on stage at prices that will allow families to bring the entire troupe down to the theatre. Ticket prices and information about each show can be found at CacheArts.org or call the box office at 435.752.0026.
Monday October 20, the first show in the 2014-15 Family Series will be Dallas Brass, the national touring brass ensemble that will perform with local band students at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Dallas Brass has been touring in the United States for over 30 years. The company will come to Cache Valley before it performs at the Ellen Eccles Theatre and work with local band students. The local students will then be afforded the opportunity to perform in part with Dallas Brass on stage. The group has the ability to play almost any style of music including classical masterpieces, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood and patriotic music. The band will be backed by several percussionists, making the evening a special musical event for any family.
Friday, February 20, the second show in the Family Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder: Growing up on the Prairie is an entertaining and insightful look into the life of a pioneer girl and her family as they moved west to find a place to call home. The musical tells the story written by Laura Ingalls Wilder of a family that overcomes the many obstacles of moving west and will leave audiences uplifted as they see how this family sticks together through adversity. The musical is designed for grades 2-6, making it the perfect show to for the entire family.
Monday, April 27, the Family Series will conclude with Little Red Riding Hood and the Not so Bad Wolf. Most people are familiar with the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood, but this rendition of the tale provides the audience with a different take. Sign Stage a professional touring educational theatre group tells the tale of the Not so Bad Wolf, who is misunderstood because he has hearing difficulties. The Wolf has been teased and bullied because of his hearing impairment. The show teaches children and adults to be more accepting and patient and does this all through a humorous an entertaining play. The evening will offer an entertaining and lighthearted approach to help parents address a serious issue with their children.
The Family Series typifies the efforts of the Cache Valley Center for the Arts and its efforts to deliver art to the Cache Valley community. The CVCA is dedicated to enriching the community through these types of opportunities. The Family Series specifically is filled with programs that will “Engage, Inspire and Entertain through the Arts”. All three shows in the series are national touring companies that have tour for years as professional companies. Again tickets are available July 15 and will go on sale simultaneously with the 9 show 2014-15 Marquee Series.