Broadway Center for the Performing Arts Category Event Archives

The Velveteen Rabbit, Reborn

January 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

A re-imagining of one of America’s favorite storybooks. In this musical a young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit in this classic tale. Family-friendly! There will be two performances: one at 1:00 PM, and one

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Marc Cohn with Blind Boys of Alabama

January 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Marc Cohn is one of the most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul performer. A Grammy winner for his iconic ballad “Walking in Memphis”. Now, more than 25 years after his platinum-selling debut, he’s joined on tour by

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Tacoma Opera - Carmen

February 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Celebrating 50 Years of Opera, The Tacoma Opera Presents: Carmen by by Georges Bizet

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 7:30pm Friday,
February 9, 2018 at 7:30pm Sunday,
February 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

Carmen, a bewitching gypsy is attracted by Corporal Don Jose’s indifference to her. Soon, she

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Disenchanted!

February 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Forget the princesses you think you know – the original storybook heroines have come back to life to set the record straight. After multiple sold-out runs nationwide, these royal renegades tossed off their tiaras to bring their hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical to you – and

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Thurgood

February 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

George Stevens Jr.’s award winning, one-man play tells the amazing true story of former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Told in the first person, the play revisits flashpoints in Marshall’s life: from his childhood in Baltimore, to law school, his rise to the Supreme Court, and his

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Michael Feinstein

February 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Michael Feinstein has built a dazzling career over the last three decades, bringing the music of the Great American songbook to the world as a singer-pianist. Feinstein has established himself as a peerless vocalist considered one of the greatest crooners New York has ever produced. Feinstein’s

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Tacoma Concert Band Presents “Winter Celebration”

February 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

“Winter Celebration”will feature guest pianist Duane Hulbert performing George Gershwin’s ever-popular
“Rhapsody in Blue.” The February 24 concert
will also present the winner of the Tacoma Concert Band’s 2018 Student Soloist
Competition, and everyone 18 and under
will be admitted

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Paula Poundstone

March 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, THE TOTALLY UNSCIENTIFIC STUDY OF THE SEARCH FOR
HUMAN HAPPINESS, comedian Paula Poundstone is entertaining audiences around the country. Poundstone is known for her casual style, smart, observational humor, and a razor sharp

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Star Chefs on Broadway: The Lalapazaza Speakeasy

March 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Discover the password to get into this speakeasy – where the giggle water flows freely, dames will be dolled up, gents will be hotsy-totsy, and arts education is the bee’s knees. At Star Chefs on Broadway: The Lalapazaza Speakeasy, you’ll enjoy decadent dishes, drinks so tasty they should be

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Twilight Zone UnScripted

March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

From the darkest corners of reality to the land of the unexplained, Impro Theatre’s “Twilight Zone UnScripted” is a completely
improvised show in the style of classic 60’s sci-fi television shows. Enter a dimension of pure imagination as the company starts with audience suggestions and

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Film Focus: Behind the Curtain - Todrick Hall

March 30, 2018 at 7:30 am

Behind the Curtain is an inspiring documentary about Todrick Hall as he launches his most ambitious project yet: the full-scale original musical, Straight Outta Oz. We watch him struggle to write songs about growing up gay and black in small-town Texas, his difficult relationship with his mom,

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Todrick Hall – American: The Forbidden Tour

April 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Todrick Hall is a rising
star and he’ll be returning to Tacoma! Between assisting in the choreography of
Beyoncé’s groundbreaking “Blow” music video, writing musical YouTube parodies
and masterminding world tours like Twerk du Soleil and Straight Outta
Oz, he is a powerhouse in

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Tacoma Wined Up

April 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Spend an evening tasting 20+ Northwest wines, spirits, and ciders. Plus, there will be food vendors, artisan vendors, and a silent auction that will benefit the Broadway Center’s Arts Education programs. Bottles of wine to go may be purchased at The Bottle Shop. Food is available for purchase

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Dennis Miller

April 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm

In
this special night of live comedy, experience sharp wit and outspoken takes on
today’s hottest topics with raucous political discourse from Dennis Miller. His
talk show “Dennis Miller Live” ran on HBO
for nine years, and won five Emmy Awards and three Writer’s Guild of America

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Cabaret

April 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd—and to leave their troubles outside. Leave your troubles outside — life is beautiful at CABARET! Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theater

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