GREENEVILLE—Now entering its thirteenth season, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) invites new and returning guests to “Experience the Arts” with another lineup of great entertainment featuring 32 performances for the 2017-2018 Season.
From classic rock to theatrical productions, country and contemporary Christian, NPAC will once again bring some of the top names in entertainment to Greeneville, TN. The season kicks off on August 26th with “Roll With It” country music star Easton Corbin, continues with performances from Air Supply, Ronnie Milsap and Greeneville’s own, The Band Perry, then closes on May 19th with the gut-busting comedy of Tim Hawkins.
Among many others, NPAC is pleased to welcome for the very first time, Grammy® winner Michael Bolton, Classic Rock icons Grand Funk Railroad, Motown sensation The Four Tops, Country hit-maker Tracy Lawrence, and the legendary Eddie Money. Four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, The Midtown Men, will also light up the NPAC stage and bring to life their favorite “Sixties Hits” from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, The Four Seasons and more. Dailey & Vincent and Jimmy Fortune, who played for a capacity crowd at their last visit to NPAC, return for an unforgettable night of Country and Bluegrass.
The holidays bring Country superstars The Oak Ridge Boys’ Christmas Celebration Tour, contemporary Christian artist Laura Story, and an all-new stage production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang as the classic animated television special comes to life on stage in a production that is sure to delight fans of all ages.
Straight from the UK and for the first time in the US, “The Simon and Garfunkel Story” is a critically acclaimed concert style theatre show. Using state of the art video production with original film footage, incredible lighting and a full live band performing all the hits, “The Simon and Garfunkel Story” is a moving and powerful concert and covers all the hits such as “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Homeward Bound,” “Sound of Silence,” and more.
The dinosaurs will be roaming at NPAC this season as Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs in this theatrical performance. Families won’t want to miss the stunts, tricks and comic antics of over a dozen rescue dogs in the high-energy show, Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience, and prepare to have your mind blown with 4 internationally acclaimed mentalists with Masters of the Mind.
“Regardless of what kind of performances you enjoy, you can “Experience the Arts” this season at NPAC,” said Vicki Hudson, executive director of NPAC. “Our 2017-2018 Season is filled with headliners 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 2017-2018 Season go on sale 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 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For additional venue information, visit http://www.npacgreeneville.com.