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Bravo! Auburn announces full entertainment lineup

Performing Arts Center Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante portrays the young Groucho of stage and film. An Evening With Groucho is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. Tickets are $17, $15. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.  - Courtesy photo
Performing Arts Center Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante portrays the young Groucho of stage and film. An Evening With Groucho is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. Tickets are $17, $15. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.
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Auburn's 2011-2012 Bravo Series features a lineup of nearly 70 performances – from music and dance to comedy and films – at the Auburn Avenue Theater and the Auburn Performing Arts Center.

The lineup includes a Marx Brothers film series, culminating in a live performance of An Evening with Groucho, tap sensations Rhythmic Circus, the amazing magic of Steffan Soule, and the country music of the Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band.

The series also includes monthly comedy shows coordinated with the Seattle Comedy Underground, as well as the Seattle International Comedy Festival; Ave Kids, a series of Saturday matinees for kids; Halloween, holiday and Oscar movies; jazz; hip-hop dance; tributes to Elvis, Buddy Holly, Sinatra, and John Denver; and local Auburn Community Players presenting "The Wizard of Oz" in October 2011 and "Footloose" in June 2012.

Performances are presented at the Auburn Avenue Theater, a 250-seat intimate performance space, as well as at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, a 1,100-seat auditorium.

Tickets can be purchased on-line through www.auburnwa.gov/arts, in person at 910 Ninth St. SE, or on the phone at 253-931-3043.

Tickets discounts are offered on purchases to 5 or more different shows and group rates are offered on 10 or more tickets purchased to the same performance.

View the entire BRAVO brochure.

2011-2012 Performing Arts Season

Performing Arts Season Showcase – Sept. 16

An Evening With Groucho – Oct. 1

Wizard of Oz – Oct. 14-16, 21-22

Seattle International Comedy Competition – Nov. 4, 10

Ted Vigil, A John Denver Tribute – Nov. 19

Red, White and Blue Holiday Concert – Dec. 4

An Inspiration Christmas with Elvis – Dec. 9

Holiday Music, Motion & Magic – Dec. 10

Men of Worth A Winter's Carol – Dec. 11

Rhythmic Circus Feet Don't Fail Me Now – Jan. 21

Peter Pan with Live Harp Accompaniment – Jan. 22

Deadwood Revival – Jan. 28

Swingin' at the Sands: A Sinatra Tribute – Feb. 12

Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band – Feb. 25

Global Heat – March 3

Buddy Holly Tour of Stars – March 9-10

St. Patrick's Day with Tillers Folley – March 17

Jet City Improv – April 6

Savani World Quartet – April 7

Magician Steffan Soule – April 21

The Diamond Experience – April 28

Bold Grace: The Voyages of the Pirate O'Malley – May 4-5

Twisted Flicks – May 11

Kelly Eisenhower – May 12

 

Auburn Ave Film Series

Marx Brothers Film Fest:

• Duck Soup – Sept. 22

• Animal Crackers – Sept. 24

• Copacabana – Sept. 29

Night of the Living Dead & Costume Contest – Oct. 31

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation – Dec. 3

Five decades of Oscar winners:

• Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Jan. 26

• The Godfather (1972) Feb. 2

• Gandhi (1982) Feb. 9

• Unforgiven (1992) Feb. 16

• Chicago (2002) Feb. 23

 

Avenue Kids

The Ugliest Duckling – Sept. 24

Wizard of Oz – Oct. 22

Recess Monkey – Nov. 19

Holiday Music, Motion & Magic – Dec. 10

Gollyology – Jan. 28

The Frog Prince – Feb. 25

Alex Zerbe Professional Zaniac – March 24

Seussical Jr. – April 13, 14-15

The Lorax & Sneetches & Other Stories – May 12

Into the Woods Jr. – July 20, 21-22

 

Comedy At The Ave

Oct. 7, Jan. 13, Feb. 17, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 16

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