2018 - 19 Performing Arts Season

The Fairfield Community Arts Center gratefully acknowledges the generous donations
and kind support of our 2018 - 19 Performing Arts Season is sponsored by:

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Upcoming Performances: Tickets on sale starting Sep 1!

jedi_calendarJedi Academy
Friday, Oct 5, 7 PM
Part of the EnterAct series: $10 Adults,  $7 Children 12 and under
Learn the ways of the Jedi with Panniken Moonjumper (David Engle), a true Master of Intergalactic fun and adventure. During this engaging program your little Jedi Warriors, Princesses, and Darth Vaders will feel empowered to discover the great Force within their hearts. Family audiences will be wowed by comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem, light saber lessons and a visit from our space hero’s furry alien sidekick. For all ages.
debbie_calendar1The Debbie Davis Duo
Friday, Oct 12, 8 PM
Part of the Wine, Women & Song series: $20 Cafe, $15 Stadium, hors d'oeuvres included
Debbie Davis and Josh Paxton (a Fairfield native) have spent the better part of 20 years exploring their shared musical interests ranging from Duke Ellington and Jellyroll Morton to Stevie Wonder and Randy Newman. Together, Debbie and Josh have performed in Switzerland, Italy, and France, as well as domestic performances across the country.
gameshow_calendarGame Show Nite
Saturday, Oct 27, 8 PM
Part of the One Stage series: $18 Adults, $16 Seniors and Students
This is your chance to show off your Fairfield knowledge and live the dream of being on a real game show, winning prizes and outsmarting your opponents. Game Show Nite is a full-service comedy game show experience complete with game show set, podiums, buzzers, video, and hilariously unforgettable game show content like trivia, word puzzles, password-guessing, and yes, wheel-spinning! It’s a funny, wholly unique, unforgettable affair!
rumpelstiltskin_calendarRumpelstiltskin
Presented by TCT on Tour, a division on the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Friday, Nov 3, 7 PM
Part of the EnterAct series: $10 Adults, $7 Children 12 and under
Is your name Harry? Or Sam? Or could it be Rumpelstiltskin? This musical retells this classic tale of the miller’s daughter, her boastful father, a handsome prince and the ability to spin straw into gold. Discover the magic and wonder of one of the world’s best loved fairytales. For all ages.
mcgovern_calendarMaureen McGovern: A Long and Winding Road
Saturday, Nov 3, 8 PM
Part of the Fairfield Signature Sessions series: $30 Orchestra, $25 Stadium
This multi-Grammy nominee, Broadway, and Recording artist continues to thrill audiences with a voice that defies categorization. Known as “The Stradivarius Voice,” McGovern’s hits include The Morning After, Different Worlds, Can You Read my Mind, We May Never Love Like This Again, and many more, spanning more than 45 years of recordings,  concerts, theater, film, television, radio and songwriting.
klaber_calendarFranz Klaber Orchestra
Saturday, Jan 26, 8 PM
Part of the One Stage series: $18 Adults, $16 Seniors and Students
The Franz Klaber Orchestra (also known as the Klaberheads) deliver an evening of Big Band Era favorites like In the Mood, It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got that Swing), and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, as well as ballads, such as Moonlight Serenade, tangos, foxtrots, waltzes, and much more.
nizer_calendarMark Nizer: 3D
Friday, Feb 1, 7 PM
Part of the EnterAct series: $10 Adults, $7 Children 12 and under
Whether juggling laser beams at 1000 rpms, or five ping pong balls being thrown 20 feet in the air using only his mouth; or even juggling a burning propane tank, a running electric carving knife and a 16-pound bowling ball, you’ll discover that Mark Nizer is truly “the juggler your mother warned you about.” Or if she didn’t, she should have. For all ages.
harpeth_calendarHarpeth Rising
Friday, Feb 8, 8 PM
Part of the Wine, Women & Song series: $20 Cafe, $15 Stadium, hors d'oeuvres included
Back by popular demand, these unapologetic genre-benders fuse Folk, Newgrass, Rock, and Classical into something organically unique. Playing original music as intricately arranged as a string quartet, lyrically rooted in the singer/songwriter tradition, and wrapped in three-part vocal harmonies reminiscent of both Appalachia and Medieval Europe, they create a sound at once familiar and impossible to categorize.
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Everything Fitz
Saturday, Mar 2, 8 PM
Part of the One Stage series: $18 Adults, $16 Seniors and Students
Featuring three-time Canadian Grandmaster Fiddle Champions and Ontario Open Step Dance Champions, this unique family act features high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing. It is the rare combination of exceptional musicianship, incomparable step dancing, audience interaction, evident love of performing, and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages.
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Doktor Kaboom! The Wheel of Science
Friday, Mar 8, 7 PM
Part of the EnterAct series: $10 Adults, $7 Children 12 and under
So much science, so little time… Doktor Kaboom is having trouble picking his favorite science demonstrations, so he’s bringing them all! Unfortunately, there are way too many to do them all in one show. The solution: The Wheel of Science! Doktor Kaboom has built a great big spinning wheel and labeled it with everything from optical illusions to chemical reactions to a homemade hovercraft, and more! Wherever the wheel stops, that’s what’s next! Will we turn a water bottle into a rocket or catapult bananas across the stage? Electrocute a pickle or create artificial gravity? Who knows?So, step right up, and let’s spin that wheel! Great for all ages, though recommended for kids 6–16.
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Gary Lewis & The Playboys
Friday, Mar 29, 8 PM
Part of the Fairfield Signature Sessions series: $30 Orchestra, $25 Stadium
With eight Gold Singles, 17 Top 40 Hits, four Gold Albums, and 45 Million records sold worldwide, Gary Lewis & The Playboys are still one of the hottest acts around! Their
first single, This Diamond Ring went straight to number one. Their second hit, Count Me In, went to number two. They followed with more Top 10 songs such as Save Your Heart for Me, Everybody Loves a Clown, She’s Just My Style, Sure Gonna Miss Her, and many more.
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Gina Chavez
Saturday, May 4, 8 PM
Part of the One Stage series: $18 Adults, $16 Seniors and Students
Gina Chavez blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted. Chavez’s passionate collection of bilingual songs will take you on a journey through the Americas.