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ASUMH Announces 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) will present its 4th Performing Arts Series this fall. The season includes lectures, concerts, piano, Broadway, theater, and more!  All shows will be presented in the Vada Sheid Community Development Center's Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center on the campus of ASUMH.  The Vada Sheid Community Development Center is known locally as "The Sheid."

Season Ticket Packages, which go on sale August 21, include 5 Shows for $100, plus fees.  That is a savings of $40 on tickets, if purchased separately. Season Ticket Packages are half price for ASUMH students and ages 18 and younger. All iTickets / processing fees apply. Individual ticket sales begin September 1.

A season ticket includes the following shows:

Tatiana Mann - Oct 21

Annie Moses Band - Dec 1

To Kill a Mockingbird - Feb 13

 Million Dollar Quartet - April 30

101 Years of Broadway - May 17

Ordering Tickets is as Easy as 1-2-3!

1. Online - - Available 24/7 through the secure,online ordering system, iTickets.

2. Phone - (870) 508-6280 or toll-free 800-965-9324

3. In Person - Box Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., one hour prior to performances, and during intermission. Holiday hours vary according to the ASUMH schedule.

Tatiana Roitman Mann

October 21, 2014, 7:00p.m.

Individual $10 plus fees, Students $5 plus fees
Free to Season Ticket Holders

Pianist Tatiana Roitman Mann has appeared as a soloist and recitalist across North America and Europe. The BBC hailed her performance as “formidable...both accurate and with rarely seen joy.” Currently, Mann is an artist-in-residence at UALR.

Christmas with the Annie Moses Band

December 1, 2014, 7:00p.m.

Individual $30 plus fees, Student $15 plus fees

The Annie Moses Band’s innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. Members of the band are also mostly members of the same family and are no strangers to musical innovations. Veteran composer, Bill Wolaver, weaves musical styles together into cinematic arrangements while the virtuosic siblings bring Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making. The colorful and moving songwriting reflects each member’s diversity.

To Kill a Mockingbird

February 13, 2015, 7:00p.m.

Individual $30 plus fees, Student $15 plus fees

The National Players touring company presents To Kill a Mockingbird. A sleepy, southern town confronts difference and justice through the eyes of six-year old Scout. In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a boogeyman, Scout lives through the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up. Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, National Players is proud to stage this tale for the first time in its 65-year history.

Million Dollar Quartet

April 30, 2015, 7:00p.m.

Individual $40 plus fees, Student $20 plus fees

Broadway’s MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.

101 Years of Broadway

May 17, 2015, 4:00p.m. Matinee

Individual $30 plus fees, Student $15 plus fees

Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway, featuring five of Broadway’s finest singers, is a sprawling revue of American musical treasures from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Webber -- including dazzling tributes to Rodgers and Hart, Kander and Ebb, Lerner and Lowe, George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, and Oscar Hammerstein. These amazing performers light up the stage with songs from the hit shows in which they starred. Neil Berg presents brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics as well as fantastic numbers from Broadway’s newest hit shows.

2014-2015 Gaston Lecture Series - Free, No tickets required:

Derek Evans: Theodore Roosevelt Living History

September 23, 2014, 7:00p.m.

Derek Evans travels through Teddy Roosevelt’s days as a soldier, conservationist, athlete, philosopher, adventurer, Nobel Prize winner, scholar, teacher, visionary, father and 26th president of the United States. The exciting personal and public life of Teddy Roosevelt comes to life with amazing clarity and surprising present-day similarities. Derek has appeared at the White House, the Body Politic in Chicago and the Court Theater, where he was nominated for the Joseph Jefferson Citation for two separate performances.

Ruth Hawkins

February 24, 2015, 7:00p.m.

Dr. Ruth Hawkins, executive director of Arkansas State University’s Arkansas Heritage Sites program and the author of the book titled “Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow,” paints a full picture of the essential role in Ernest Hemingway’s career played by the Pfeiffer family of Piggott, Arkansas, especially Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest’s second wife.

2014-2015 Arvest Concert Series - Free, no tickets required:

Casey Abrams: 2010 American Idol Finalist

October 2, 2014, 7:00p.m.

Arvest Bank is hosting a contest where 20 winners and their guests will attend a private meet and greet on October 2 with American Idol star, Casey Abrams at the new Arvest branch at 1627 Hwy 62 W. at ASUMH. Contest winners will mingle with the singer/songwriter, take photos and be treated to special VIP seating at the concert. Register for the contest at the Arvest branch by ASUMH from September 22nd through October 1st. The free concert follows at The Sheid at 7:00pm.

Celtic Breeze Band - St. Patrick’s Day Concert

March 17, 2015, 7:00p.m.

Celtic Breeze Band was formed in 2005 in Mountain View, Arkansas. Since then they have performed at venues as varied as the Scottish Festival at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, and “Celtic in the Caverns” in the Great Cathedral Room of Blanchard Springs Caverns near Mountain View, as well as various other traditional concert venues.

For more information on the Performing Arts Series at ASUMH, contact Christy Case Keirn at (870) 508-6019.


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