The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazzell

The Wonder Bread Years
Coalition of Care Fundraiser -11.6.16

In these days of healthy fanaticism, saying you eat Wonder Bread is sort of like admitting to watching three or four hours of game shows and soap operas every day. In fact, the phrase "white bread" has become a fashionable put-down, meaning that someone or something is bland or uninteresting.
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The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazzell

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band -11.11.16

With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as "Fishin' In The Dark" and "Mr. Bojangles", multiple Grammy, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band's accolades continue to accumulate.
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The Currys

The Currys
Stage Door Cabaret Series
Sponsored by Huntington Bank

Brought together by family ties and a shared appreciation for folk, pop-rock, and roots music, The Currys are an Americana trio featuring Jimmy, Tommy, and Galen Curry. They're relatives — two brothers and one cousin, to be exact — and like many family groups, their songs are anchored by the sort of elastic, entwined harmonies that only seem to exist among kin.
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with special guests
Artie Fletcher and Bob Nelson

Sure, he's the famous watermelon smasher. Yes, he literally INVENTED the television stand-up comedy special. Absolutely, 14 Showtime specials is a big deal. And certainly 3,500 live shows to capacity crowds is worth mentioning. Or that he was the #1 comedian (in ticket sales and ratings) for almost 15 years? Gallagher has led an extraordinary life, with an even more spectacular career.
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The Nutcracker
Presented by
The Central Ohio Youth Ballet
-11.25.16 - 11.27.16

The magic starts with a little wooden doll. When the young Clara falls asleep, suddenly visions of sugarplums are no longer dreams. Dancing snowflakes dazzle her eyes. Toy soldiers come to life and battle the evil, Mouse Queen!
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A Very Merry Holiday Pops

Two-time Grammy winning conductor, William Boggs leads the NGSO performing Holiday music for your whole family. Choirs from Newark and Granville High School will join in for this annual NGSO tradition, a great start for everyone's Holiday season. And, if you're on the nice list, Santa is sure to make a visit!
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Parking Downtown

Downtown Parking
and Construction

It is a very exciting time to be a part of Downtown Newark. You may have concerns about parking downtown and access to dining before and after shows. Let us put you at ease, while the traffic pattern change and street closings may cause a few extra turns, there are still hundreds of available parking spots and access to great restaurants. For a current map of road closings, construction areas and parking options, visit!

Darius Rucker

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