Thalian Hall Wilmington North Carolina has an illustrious legacy carries the names of noted artists who have made their entrance onto this glorious stage for more than 150 years. Since Thalian Hall opened in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1868, national and international artists from every genre of the performing arts have been welcomed to Wilmington’s distinctive Thalian Hall. As one of America’s most celebrated historic theaters, it is, indeed, "where Art Comes to Life" ….
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Thalian Hall's upcoming 2017 season spans the gamut from popular music to outlandish comedy, searing drama to jaw-dropping banjo and guitar. Journey back to the Motown of the 60’s or to the squeals of delight when Beatlemania hit our shores. Enjoy a Celtic Christmas and marvel at what an artist can create with a bicycle.
Thalian Hall is one of the most significant theatres in the United States featuring events that range from music to ballet and theatre, from pop, jazz, folk and country music to the finest in domestic independent and foreign films. This historic theatre promises a season full of incredible performances that will entertain people of all ages.
Stay in tune with WilmingtonNC-Events.com to learn more about the unique performances scheduled for the 72016 season. As these events get closer, we will include additional show details and links for ticket information! You can also find additional information at www.thalianhall.org.
2017 Thalian Hall Main New Features
Jesus Christ Superstar
June 7 - 25, 2017
Presented by Opera House Theatre Company. The greatest rock opera ever created sets the greatest story ever told to music. This timeless work tells the story of the last seven days of Jesus Christ, beginning with his arrival in Jerusalem and ending with his crucifixion. Jesus is revealed as a complicated man with an all-too-human soul, his doubts and his troubles illuminated. As Judas begins to question the motivations and methods of Jesus, he tries valiantly to save his friend and, ultimately, betrays both Jesus and himself. With its parallel to contemporary celebrity worship and iconic award-winning score, Jesus Christ Superstar illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. Click here for additional information.
July 5 - 23, 2017
Presented by Opera House Theatre Company.Fall in love all over again with Broadway’s sweeping tale of passion, chivalry, and betrayal. Insisting that might FOR right will be the law of his land, King Arthur and his new queen, Guinevere, create a realm where idealism can flourish even in the Dark Ages. Their glorious kingdom attracts the bravest and most gallant knights to court, including the dashing Lancelot du Lac – launching the most fabled love triangle of all time. Featuring beautiful Lerner and Loewe songs - “If Ever I Would Leave You”, “The Lusty Month of May”, “How to Handle a Woman”, “The Simple Joys of Maidenhood”, and “I Loved You Once in Silence” - the magical and mystical story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table comes to life in Camelot. Click here for additional information.
August 2 - 20, 2017
Presented by Opera House Theatre Company. Based on the stories of a real-life Navy commander, South Pacific brings island life during World War II to the stage through deeply felt drama, unconventional love affairs, and some of the most recognizable songs in Broadway history. “Bali Ha’i”, “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair”, “There is Nothing Like a Dame”, “Younger Than Springtime”, “I’m in Love with a Wonderful Guy”, and “Some Enchanted Evening” are just the beginning. The heart of this musical is two parallel love stories, each tested by the dangers of war and the perils of discrimination. Hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking, South Pacific’s portrayal of prejudice and war is as relevant today as when it first thrilled audiences and won both the Tony for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Click here for additional information.
The Sunshine Boys
August 24 - September 11, 2017
Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre August 24 thru Sept 11., directed by Judy Greenhut and sets by Gary Ralph Smith. With Jon Stafford and Tony Rivenbark as the 2 cantankerous vaudeville comedians in Neil Simon's classic comedy. Despite their comedic chemistry onstage, the one-time famous duo "Lewis and Clark" can't stand each other offstage. The shenanigans that ensue when these seasoned stage partners are coerced to reunite for a CBS television comedy special promises to be the most hilarious – in town. Click here for additional information.
Give'Em Hell Harry
October 12 - 22, 2017
Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre October 12- 27 Give'Em Hell Harry!, with Clifton Truman Daniel as President Harry Truman, is directed by Tony Rivenbark with sets by Gary Ralph Smith. The title for this one man biographical play comes from an incident that took place during the 1948 Presidential election campaign, Truman delivered a speech attacking the Republicans. During the speech a supporter yelled out "Give'em Hell, Harry!". Truman replied, "I don't give them Hell. I just tell the truth about them and they think it's Hell." Subsequently, "Give 'em Hell, Harry!" became a lifetime slogan for Truman supporters. Click here for additional information.
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