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Feb
7
Tue
Ken Lavigne to perform at the WYO @ WYO Theater
Feb 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Singer Ken Lavigne will perform at the WYO Theater Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 

Joined by a two-piece ensemble, Lavigne takes his audience on a journey, retelling his personal campaign to sing at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops. Told with songs and stories, Lavigne embodies the spirit of the underdog. 

Tickets to attend the show are $21 for adults, $18.50 for seniors and military and $16 for students. 

For more information about Lavigne, see www.kenlavigne.com. 

For more information about the Sheridan performance and to get tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 307-672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com. 

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Feb
10
Fri
Local AARP chapter to gather Friday @ Heritage Towers
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — AARP Chapter 676 will meet in the Heritage Towers dining room Friday beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner.

Trip’n for Biscuits, a folk, bluegrass and good-times band from Sheridan will perform.

Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St. For additional information, contact Helen Mitchell at 672-5904.

Feb
11
Sat
SC to host auditions for music scholarships Feb. 11 @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Music Department will hold music scholarship auditions on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College.

SC offers scholarships for students studying music at three levels: Presto (full tuition plus room and board); Vivace (full tuition); and Allegro (partial tuition). The scholarship awards cover two full years at SC. Additionally, students from non-music disciplines may apply for the Allegro scholarship.

To sign up for auditions, students should see www.tinyurl.com/SCMusicDay2017. Auditions may be done in person at the WCA or online via Skype.

Students wishing to pursue priority admission must audition on Feb. 11. Students may also audition after Feb. 11 by appointment only.

For more information or to set up an audition after Feb. 11, please contact Bergman at 307-674-6446, ext. 3015, or rbergman@sheridan.edu.

Feb
14
Tue
American Idol winner to perform at WYO @ WYO Theater
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The winner of the 2006 season of American Idol, Taylor Hicks, will perform at the WYO Theater on Tuesday.

The show is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for adults cost $32. The cost is $29.50 for seniors and military members and $26.50 for students.

For additional information, see wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Feb
15
Wed
Dwight Yoakam VIP tickets available @ WYO Theater
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Dwight Yoakam, American singer-songwriter, will perform at the WYO Theater on Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

While main floor and balcony tickets are sold out, VIP tickets are still available.

The VIP package includes one ticket to the show, one signed item to be provided by the artist, a meet and greet photo and two Yoakam signature guitar picks.

The VIP package costs $226 per person.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Feb
17
Fri
SC to host Gresl in concert Friday @ Sheridan College
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host Jason Gresl at the Whitney Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Gresl, a clarinetist, has performed in a variety of orchestral and chamber music settings. By day, he stays busy as the clarinet instructor and guest lecturer at Andrews University, Lake Michigan College and Sheridan College. By night, he can be found performing contemporary classical concerts with his duo Claricello (www.claricello.com), freelancing in various Michiana orchestras, acting on the community theatre stage and exploring multidisciplinary arts in his ensemble.

Tickets for his Sheridan performance are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com. 

For more information about the Whitney Center for the Arts, see whitneyarts.org. For more information about this performance, call Dr. Erin Hanke at 674-6446, ext 3014.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

 
Feb
18
Sat
WYO Theater to host ‘Artrageous’ show @ WYO Theater
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — While a high-energy, fast-paced, color-enhanced performance sounds like something geared toward children, both WYO Theater executive director Erin Butler and the show’s performers are quick to correct that misconception.

Artrageous — an interactive art and music experience — includes music, dancing and a form of quick-drawing.

“It’s geared toward kids in the sense that we want to expose students and children to multiple forms of art happening at the same time and (show them) that art doesn’t have to be one thing or the other,” Butler said. “But the show really appeals to a wider audience.”

Butler explained that the music included in the shows will be familiar to adults and noted that the art is very professional.

“So kids will like it because it’s fun, loud and high-energy,” Butler said, “but adults will like it because of the artistry.”

John deWolf said Artrageous is comprised of a team of friends that have been performing together in one form or another since the 1980s. 

“One of the ways this all makes sense is that, for instance, we might do a song from the 1950s and combine that with a live action painting of an icon from the 1950s — singing, dancing and a 6-by-6 painting of Elvis appears in a matter of minutes,” deWolf said.

He said the show is “gently” engaging and the group works to ease folks into the interactive parts of the show. They do a meet and greet as attendees come into the lobby and engage the audience throughout the show in a safe, fun way. 

“They love the opportunity to hop up on stage with us,” deWolf said. 

Both Butler and deWolf said the show is different from what most people have seen.

“I’ve never seen anything like it — ever; it’s really unique,” Butler said.

deWolf said the group has performed in Wyoming in other forms, but this is the first time Artrageous will come to Sheridan County.

The show will take place at the WYO Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets are $32 for adults, $29.50 for seniors and military, $26.50 for students. For more information about Artrageous, visit www.artrageousexperience.com. Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office.

Feb
28
Tue
Luminous Brewhouse to host Martin Sexton @ Luminous Brewhouse
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Luminous Brewhouse will host musician Martin Sexton for a one-night addition to his national tour at 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

Sexton will extend his 2017 tour in support of his ninth studio release, “Mixtape of the Open Road.” 

“We have a great space, and fill a niche in Sheridan,” Luminous owner Seth Orr said.

“We are excited to host Martin Sexton,” he continued. “Sharing music like this with the Sheridan community is our way of saying thank you to our patrons — and to the whole town.”

Syracuse native Sexton got his start singing in the streets and subways of Boston in the early ‘90s. He has headlined venues from The Fillmore to Carnegie Hall and his songs have appeared in television series such as “Scrubs,” “Parenthood” and “Masters of Sex” as well as numerous films.

Tickets for the show can be purchased on Brown Paper Tickets, at: http://martinsexton-luminous.bpt.me/.

Luminous Brewhouse is located at 504 Broadway St.

 
Mar
7
Tue
WYO Theater to host St. Patrick’s Day celebration @ WYO Theater
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Danú on March 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Hailing from Ireland, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. The band formed in 1995 as part of Ireland’s delegation to Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival in Brittany, France.

Danú takes its audiences on a musical journey to their native Ireland, offering a moving and memorable concert experience.

Tickets cost $28.50 for adults, $26 for seniors and military, $23.50 for students.

For more information about the group, see www.danu.net.

For more information about the Sheridan performance and to purchase tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Mar
8
Wed
Muir Quartet to perform at SC @ Sheridan College
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will host the award-winning string quartet, The Muir String Quartet, on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. The program includes works by Mozart, Dvoák and Schulhoff.

Now in its 38th season, the Muir String Quartet has long been acknowledged as one of the world’s most powerful and insightful ensembles, distinguishing itself among audiences and critics.

The Muir Quartet will be joined by flutist, Carol Wincenc. Wincenc is the recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Flute Association and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Arts and Letters. She recently celebrated her 25th anniversary as a faculty member at The Juilliard School.

The Muir Quartet with Wincenc will also present a masterclass at 1 p.m. The masterclass is free and open to the public.

Tickets for the concert cost $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. They are available through the WYO Theater box office at wyotheater.com or 672-9084.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
9
Thu
Young at Heart Players to perform next week @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Young at Heart Players, under the direction of Pat Tomsovic, will present three performances next week. 

The group will perform “Who’s Herbert” and “Any Body for Tea.”

“Who’s Herbert” takes place in a retirement home as two women try to remember exactly who Herbert was married to and whether the man on stage is, in fact, Herbert.

“Any Body for Tea” concerns Detective Dennis O’Finn, who is investigating the death of an elderly lady.

Both plays will be performed at 1:30 p.m. March 9-11 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The suggested contribution is $2 at the door.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

St. John’s University men’s chorus to perform at Holy Name @ Holy Name Catholic Church
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The St. John’s University men’s chorus will perform at Holy Name Catholic Church on Thursday beginning at 7 p.m.

The Holy Name School Children’s Choir will open the show, which will feature both secular and sacred music.

The concert is open to the public.

Holy Name Catholic Church is located at 260 E. Loucks St.

 
Mar
10
Fri
Young at Heart Players to perform next week @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Young at Heart Players, under the direction of Pat Tomsovic, will present three performances next week. 

The group will perform “Who’s Herbert” and “Any Body for Tea.”

“Who’s Herbert” takes place in a retirement home as two women try to remember exactly who Herbert was married to and whether the man on stage is, in fact, Herbert.

“Any Body for Tea” concerns Detective Dennis O’Finn, who is investigating the death of an elderly lady.

Both plays will be performed at 1:30 p.m. March 9-11 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The suggested contribution is $2 at the door.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Mar
11
Sat
WYO to host ‘The Met: Live in HD’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 11 @ 10:55 am – 11:55 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the next edition of “The Met: Live in HD” on Saturday at 10:55 a.m.

The simulcast will feature a performance of Verdi’s “La Traviata.” 

“La Traviata” means “the fallen woman” or “the one who goes astray,” and refers to the main character, Violetta Valéry, a courtesan. 

Tickets for the show are $21 per person or $11 for students. Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, wyotheater.com or 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Young at Heart Players to perform next week @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Young at Heart Players, under the direction of Pat Tomsovic, will present three performances next week. 

The group will perform “Who’s Herbert” and “Any Body for Tea.”

“Who’s Herbert” takes place in a retirement home as two women try to remember exactly who Herbert was married to and whether the man on stage is, in fact, Herbert.

“Any Body for Tea” concerns Detective Dennis O’Finn, who is investigating the death of an elderly lady.

Both plays will be performed at 1:30 p.m. March 9-11 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The suggested contribution is $2 at the door.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Mar
14
Tue
WYO to host auditions for joint production @ WYO Theater
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater and Civic Theatre Guild will host auditions for the two groups’ 2017 co-production “The Musical of Musicals (the Musical)” on Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. each night.

In the satire of musical theater, one story becomes five musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form.

The comic valentine to musical theater was the longest running show in the York Theatre Company’s 35-year history before moving off-Broadway.

Those planning to audition should be prepared with a short piece that showcases their range.

Musical numbers are available for review at wyotheater.com. Those planning to audition should also be ready to dance.

Performance dates for the show will be May 12-14, May 19-21, and May 26-28 in the Mars Theater.

For additional information, contact Erin Butler at ebutler@wyotheater.com or 307-399-4411.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Mar
15
Wed
WYO to host auditions for joint production @ WYO Theater
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater and Civic Theatre Guild will host auditions for the two groups’ 2017 co-production “The Musical of Musicals (the Musical)” on Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. each night.

In the satire of musical theater, one story becomes five musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form.

The comic valentine to musical theater was the longest running show in the York Theatre Company’s 35-year history before moving off-Broadway.

Those planning to audition should be prepared with a short piece that showcases their range.

Musical numbers are available for review at wyotheater.com. Those planning to audition should also be ready to dance.

Performance dates for the show will be May 12-14, May 19-21, and May 26-28 in the Mars Theater.

For additional information, contact Erin Butler at ebutler@wyotheater.com or 307-399-4411.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Mar
16
Thu
SJHS, SHS to host concerts this week @ SJHS
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan schools will host two performances this week to highlight students’ musical talents.

On Thursday at 6:30 p.m., the Sheridan Junior High School orchestra will perform in the school’s Early Auditorium. SJHS is located at 500 Lewis St.

On the same day, at 7 p.m., the Sheridan High School Jazz Band will perform in the school’s auditorium. SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

SJHS, SHS to host concerts this week @ SHS
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan schools will host two performances this week to highlight students’ musical talents.

On Thursday at 6:30 p.m., the Sheridan Junior High School orchestra will perform in the school’s Early Auditorium. SJHS is located at 500 Lewis St.

On the same day, at 7 p.m., the Sheridan High School Jazz Band will perform in the school’s auditorium. SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
17
Fri
Civic Theatre Guild to offer ‘Crimes of the Heart’ starting Friday @ Carriage House Theater
Mar 17 @ 5:53 pm – 6:53 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will perform “Crimes of the Heart” beginning Friday at the Carriage House Theater.

The play is set in Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow, hilarious, are highlighted by their priggish cousin and an awkward young lawyer. 

In the end, the play is the story of how its characters escape the past to seize the future.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, at wyotheater.com, by phone at 672-9084 or 90 minutes before each show at the Carriage House Theater.

Performance dates include March 17-19, March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2. 

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Mar
22
Wed
Buzz Cason, friends to perform at WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Buzz Cason, the producer of Buddy Holly’s band The Crickets and the founder of Nashville’s first rock and roll band, will perform at the WYO Theater to benefit Project Schoolhouse on Wednesday.

The show will begin at 6 p.m. 

Cason has had hit songs with U2, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffet and The Beatles. He will be joined by Robert Cline Jr., Sean Devine, Tab Barker and Jon and Cody Quarterman to celebrate and raise funds for the nonprofit Project Schoolhouse, which is an international organization that focuses on education, clean water and sanitation in rural Nicaraguan communities.

Tickets for the event cost $18.50 per person. Tickets are general admission.

For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, see wyotheater.com, call 672-9084 or stop by the WYO Theater box office.

For more information about Project Schoolhouse see projectschoolhouse.org.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

SHS orchestra to perform in concert @ SHS — Sue Henry Auditorium
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School symphony and Baroque orchestras will perform in concert Wednesday.

The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the school in the Sue Henry Auditorium.

For additional information, contact the school at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
23
Thu
HNCS to present ‘Rip!’ March 23-24 @ Holy Name parish hall
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School will present “Rip!” by Bruce Scigliano and George Krawczyk on March 23-24.

The fast-paced, one-act musical will be performed at 7 p.m. March 23 and 9:30 a.m. March 24.

Both performances will take place in the Holy Name parish hall.

Adapted from the story of Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, the show will be presented in the style of an old-time radio broadcast.

Admission to the event is free, although donations will be accepted at the door. Holy Name parish hall is located at 260 E. Loucks St.

Mar
24
Fri
HNCS to present ‘Rip!’ March 23-24 @ Holy Name parish hall
Mar 24 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School will present “Rip!” by Bruce Scigliano and George Krawczyk on March 23-24.

The fast-paced, one-act musical will be performed at 7 p.m. March 23 and 9:30 a.m. March 24.

Both performances will take place in the Holy Name parish hall.

Adapted from the story of Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, the show will be presented in the style of an old-time radio broadcast.

Admission to the event is free, although donations will be accepted at the door. Holy Name parish hall is located at 260 E. Loucks St.

Mar
25
Sat
WYO Theater to simulcast ‘Idomeneo’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 25 @ 10:55 am – 11:55 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the next edition of “The Met: Live in HD” on Saturday at 10:55 a.m.

The simulcast will feature a performance of Mozart’s “Idomeneo.”

“Idomeneo” explores the motivations and emotions of humans whose fates seem beyond their own control. 

Tickets for the show are $21 per person and $11 for students. Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, wyotheater.com or 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

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Mar 25 @ 10:55 am – 11:55 am
SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the next edition of “The Met: Live in HD” on Saturday at 10:55 a.m. The simulcast will feature a performance of Mozart’s “Idomeneo.” “Idomeneo” explores the motivations and emotions[...]

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