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Central Ohio Youth Ballet's The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Central Ohio Youth Ballet brings back their holiday tradition to The Midland Theatre with their production of the classic, The Nutcracker. Click here to read more.

A Very Merry Holiday Pops!

William Boggs

Conductor, William Boggs
Conductor and two-time Grammy Award winner, William Boggs is back! Treat the entire family to an evening of your favorite Holiday Classics. Joined on stage by the Newark and Granville High School Choirs, the NGSO is sure to put you in the Holiday spirit. And, if you're on the nice list, Santa is sure to make a visit!

ThePolar Express

Sponsored by Hopewell Federal Credit Union

Please note this is an assigned seat performance

Polar Express

Tom Hanks plays the train conductor of a magical train heading for the North Pole, in addition to five other parts. Based on a storybook written by Chris Van Allsburg, the Christmas story tells of a boy who has reached an age when he begins to have doubts believing in Santa. Click here to read more.

Lisa Rock in A Carpenters' Christmas

Lisa Rock in A Carpenter's Christmas

Singer and playwright Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band are keeping The Carpenters' holiday traditions alive with spot-on renditions of their unforgettable Christmas tunes. While The Carpenters are known for over a dozen chart topping hits, they also won over their fans with their Christmas celebrations. Based on the music of The Carpenters' two holiday albums and Christmas variety shows, A Carpenters Christmas and featuring "Merry Christmas Darling" and the jazzy "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town," it's a holiday concert that spreads joy and cheer to all. Click here to read more.

From the Heart

Luis Gabriel Biava and Jesús Daniel Hernandez

Conductor, Luis Gabriel Biava
Tenor, Jesús Daniel Hernandez

What better way to spend a romantic evening than with the NGSO featuring esteemed conductor, Luis Gabriel Biava and Tenor, Jesús Daniel Hernandez. You will fall in love all over again as he sings some of the world's most romantic music. Be sure to bring your sweetheart!

Shaun Hopper

Stage Door Cabaret Series sponsored by Huntington Bank

Shaun Hopper

Acoustic "fingerstyle" guitar wizard Shaun Hopper is at first glance an unassuming presence, a true southern gentleman whose humility stands in stark contrast to the prodigious talents he unveils on stage. Click here to read more.

Kristine Jackson and Austin "Walkin" Cane

Stage Door Cabaret Series sponsored by Huntington Bank

Jackson and Cane

Kristine and Austin have been friends for nearly 15 years, and join together on stage to share their friendship through an awesome combination of creativity, genuine felt blues, songwriting and a good ol' time. Click here to read more.

A New World

William Boggs

Conductor, William Boggs The NGSO opens the season finale with a musical gem, The Barber of Seville Overture – and yes, you'll remember it from Bugs Bunny's, The Rabbit of Seville! Also on the program is Dvorak's much loved New World Symphony, one of the most famous and inspiring symphonic works ever written. This promises to be a joyful and thrilling finale for the NGSO's 11th season.

  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville Overture
  • Barber: Madeas Meditation and Dance of Vengance
  • Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 (From The New World Symphony)

The Babbas

Stage Door Cabaret Series sponsored by Huntington Bank

The Babbas

Jazz vocalist phenom Annie Sellick teams up with her master guitarist and harmonica playing husband Pat Bergeson to perform as a duo called The Babbas. Combining exceptional musicianship, body percussion, guitar, harmonica and exquisite vocal abilities, this pair brings it all to the stage. Sellick has performed around the globe in clubs, festivals and theaters and received praise in Downbeat magazine, Jazz Times and the L.A. Times. Click here to read more.