TheatreworksUSA "Seussical!"
Sept. 3, 2009
Harrisburg, PA — The Live at Rose Lehrman Series at the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, announces its 2009-10 season featuring a collection of exceptional shows.
         The season features four professional major dance events including “Thank You, Gregory – A Tribute to the Legends of Tap;” dynamic Argentine tango music and dance of Cuartetango; Streb – Extreme Action Dance Company; and the modern, masterful Koresh Dance Company. Additionally, the Live at Rose Lehrman season features the iconic Woodstock folk legend Richie Havens; the exciting Celtic mix of the Tartan Terrors and the “fiddles on fire”of Barrage. Two family events include a return visit of Theatreworks USA for “Seussical” and the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s puppetry in “Goodnight Moon”and “The Runaway Bunny.”
The Live at Rose Lehrman 2009-2010 season includes:
Seussical (TheatreworksUSA)
The Cat in the Hat emcees this romp through Dr. Seuss classics adapted from the Broadway version. Familiar characters of The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Horton and the Grinch.
2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18
Sponsors: American Literacy Corporation; PNC Bank; Cookie by Design
Media Sponsors: abc27; Central Penn Parent
Thank You, Gregory: A Tribute to the Legends of Tap
Four years ago we lost tap great Gregory Hines. This production pays tribute to him and other legends of tap, including Jason Samuels Smith.
2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8
Sponsor: HACC Foundation
Media Sponsors: abc27;
Grant Support: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program
Aquile Theatre - "As You Like It"Aquila Theatre “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare
Aquila infuses “As You Like It” with the unique blend of fun and entertaining theatricality.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17
Media Sponsors: abc27; Central PA Magazine
Tartan TerrorsTartan Terrors
Celtic music, singing, dance and witty repartee mixed with blisteringly fast rock and roll beats with incredible bag piping. Free Pre-Show Brew and Food Tasting with Holiday Shopping at 6:30 p.m.
8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4
Sponsors: Lutzy’s Lather; Oxford Hall; Coakley’s; Troegs; Lancaster Brewing Company
Media Sponsor: abc27
Richie HavensRichie Havens
Legendary Woodstock opener Richie Havens is one of the most recognizable voices in popular music. His fiery, poignant, always soulful singing style has remained unique and ageless. Opening Act: Harry Manx, known for his personal spin on the blues.
8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22
Sponsor: HACC Alumni Association
Media Sponsors: abc27; WITF-FM
This performance combines sweltering, high voltage Argentine tango dancing with equally dramatic live music and song.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28
Sponsors: Hershey Trust Company; Arthur Murray Dance Studios
Media Sponsors: abc27; Susquehanna Style Magazine.
Streb - Extreme Action Dance CompanyStreb – Extreme Action Dance Company – RAW!
Streb blends slam dancing, extreme sports, circus and Hollywood stunt work into a performance that will delight dance lovers and thrill-seekers.
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27
Sponsor: HACC SGA (Student Government Association)
Media Sponsors: abc27;
Grant Support: Mid Atlantic Arts Association
Mermain Theatre - "Goodnight Moon" and "The Runaway Bunny"“Goodnight Moon” by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Mermaid Theatre brings to life two beloved ‘rabbit tales,’ “Goodnight Moon” and “The Runaway Bunny,” through playful glow-in-the-dark segments, whimsical puppetry and evocative music.
2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 14
Media Sponsors: abc27; WITF-TV
Fiddles on fire! Barrage brings stunning theatrical spectacle…a visual and aural fusion of music, dance, theatre and song centered around an ageless and powerful instrument – the violin.
8 p.m. Friday, March 19
Sponsor: Eastern PCM, LLC
Media Sponsors: abc27; The Patriot News
Koresh Dance CompnyKoresh Dance Company
An exciting and emotional blend of ballet, modern and jazz, molded into a style of choreography that is both eloquent and explosive.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 27
Sponsor: Lois Lehrman Grass Foundation
Media Sponsor: abc27
Grant Support: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Penn Pat - Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour
            Patrons are encouraged to join The Circle of  Friends and receive a number of benefits including pre-sale ticketing and seat selection, the Friends newsletter, and invitations to special events. A new $35 member level is available as part of the Live at Rose Lehrman 35th anniversary season. 
            Live at Rose Lehrman is supported by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour Program. The series also receives support from the Franklin H. and Ruth L. Wells Foundation.
            Ticket sales for the season begin on Sept. 8. Patrons can buy tickets to events and preview the season online. For more information or a copy of the season brochure, call 231-ROSE (7673). The season preview is also on YouTube.
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