GREENEVILLE—Now entering its fourteenth season, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) invites new and returning guests to “Experience the Arts” with another star-studded lineup of entertainment featuring 32 performances for the 2018-2019 Season.
From classic rock to theatrical productions, country and contemporary Christian, NPAC will once again bring some of the premier names in entertainment to Greeneville. The season kicks off on August 12th with Motown royalty as Smokey Robinson comes to town with a performance presented by Ballad Health Foundation in conjunction with the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic. The 18-19 Season continues with performances from Clay Walker, Bret Michaels, Crowder, America, and many more, then closes with a full weekend of entertainment as comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from “Whose Line Is It Anyway” fame take the NPAC stage with their Scared Scriptless Tour followed by country music superstar, Trace Adkins.
Among many others, NPAC is pleased to welcome for the very first time, classic rock icons, TOTO, country music legend Tanya Tucker, Grammy®-winning bluegrass super group The Earls of Leicester, “America’s Got Talent” and PBS stars, The Texas Tenors, and the famed “Twister” himself, Chubby Checker. The Beach Boys, who played for a capacity crowd at their last visit to NPAC, return for an unforgettable night of your favorite hits.
The Christmas season brings a return of a Capella sensations and Season 4 winners of “The Sing-Off,” Home Free, Christian artist David Phelps and his “It Must Be Christmas Tour,” and a phenomenal Broadway-style stage production of the holiday classic, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.”
Additional theatrical and cultural performances this season include the Broadway show, STOMP, the return of the Russian National Ballet with “Cinderella,” and a brand new Celtic stage production, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy featuring 19 dancers and a full band!
Vegas comes to Greeneville with MJ LIVE, the #1 Michael Jackson tribute show in the world featuring all his biggest hits including “Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “Dangerous,” and many others. The dynamic, highly acclaimed show, Hotel California: A Salute To The Eagles, faithfully and accurately reproduces the Grammy® award-winning sounds of the Eagles and presents an exciting showcase of Eagles megahits such as “Take It Easy,” “Heartache Tonight” and of course, “Hotel California.” TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience is the #1 tribute to Fleetwood Mac in the world, bar none, recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions.
Families can experience American Girl® like never before in an all-new premier stage production, American Girl® Live, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. We are excited to bring the hit interactive stage show The Price Is Right LiveTM to Greeneville. It’s the show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win!
“Regardless of the kind of performances you enjoy, you can once again “Experience the Arts” this season at NPAC,” said Vicki Hudson, executive director of NPAC. “Our 2018-2019 Season is filled with star-studded entertainment and features something for everyone. We are grateful for the continuing support of our patrons and for the financial support from our individual and corporate partners and grantors who assist us in achieving our goal of providing exceptional programming and performing arts education within our region,” said Hudson. “The generosity and financial support from our donors for the programming at NPAC, a 501©(3) non-profit, is invaluable to our success.”
Tickets for the entire 2018-2019 Season go on sale Friday, July 6th at 10:00 AM. NPAC offers a variety of ticketing options including individual tickets, season ticket packages, a pick 5 or more bundle which includes a 10% discount, and a group discount for groups of 20 or more.
The Niswonger Performing Arts Center is an 1150 seat regional performing arts center located in historic downtown Greeneville, TN, adjacent to Greeneville High School. Tickets may be purchased online at www.npacgreeneville.com, in person at the NPAC box office, or by calling 423-638-1679. A $1.50 ticketing fee will be added for the purchase of each ticket, however, NPAC will continue to offer no processing or delivery fees.
Box office hours are Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For additional venue information, visit http://www.npacgreeneville.com.