Your Special Invitation to the 2015-16 Season at The Batte Pick 3, Subscribe & SAVE! San Jose Taiko Mar 18 – 8pm San Jose Taiko (SJT) has been mesmerizing audiences since 1973 with the powerful, spellbinding, and propulsive sounds of the taiko. Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, SJT expresses the beauty and harmony of the human spirit through the voice of taiko as they create new dimensions in Asian American movement and music. Ticket On Sale Dates: To Members & Subscribers…May 27 To the General Public…June 24 Online single ticket sales begin June 20 Mail Form & Payment: Batte Center Box Office 403 N. Camden Road Wingate, NC 28174 Phone:(704)233-8300 FAX:(704)233-8309 [email protected] www.battecenter.org Judy Collins* Chris Thile* Oct 3 – 8pm Nov 20 – 8pm Know for her crystal clear voice and iconic renditions of “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns,” Judy Collins has inspired five decades of audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. Fifty albums later, she remains a vigorous writer and performer of songs that create hope and healing and speak to the heart. A Special Event Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist whose lyrical fusion of traditional bluegrass with other musical styles is giving rise to a new genre of contemporary music. A recent MacArthur “genius grant” recipient, Thile’s broad outlook encompasses progressive bluegrass, classical, rock and jazz and often transcends the borders of traditional musical genres. On this new solo program, he draws from his new Bach recording, while also exploring his own compositions and contemporary music. A Special Event Adam Trent: The Futurist Oct 17 – 8pm Star of the Broadway hit show - The Illusionists - and the #1 selling magic show in the world, Adam blends dancing and singing to his own original pop music with innovative stage illusions and charming wit to create an experience that is part magic show, part concert and part stand-up comedy. 704.233.8300 www.battecenter.org The Jones Family Singers Feb 19 – 8pm “a must see act” —Rolling Stone The Jones Family Singers, consisting, in part, of five sisters, two brothers and their father, have been tearing up churches and festivals alike for over two decades. The Texas-based gospel powerhouse are modern practitioners of a long musical tradition, infusing joyful and reverent songs with vintage soul, funk and R&B. “The three-generation gospel collective’s high-energy performances are the living embodiment of the indelible connection between the black church and its rock and soul offspring” -- Austin Chronicle. Join us for a month-long series of performances, speakers, films and events that explore Love and the Renaissance January19–February18,2016 Aquila Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet Jan 24 — 3pm Set against a backdrop of warring households, Romeo and Juliet are the very archetype of tragic young lovers. It’s a story of romance, murder and tragedy, as famous as any that has graced the stage. The New Yorker called Aquila’s innovative style and dynamic physical approach to Shakespeare’s most famous and heart-breaking play ”Beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.” More Connected Campus events will be announced in the coming months. This series of events is a collaborative project of the Wingate University Departments of International Studies, History & Politics, WiRE Read, English, Shakespeare Recitation Competition, Music, Lyceum, Student Ministries and The Batte. 704.233.8300 www.battecenter.org CANTUS: The Four Loves Jan 29 – 8pm Love has been the inspiration for artistic expression since the dawn of time. It is such a complex idea that the Greeks broke it down into four kinds: romantic, familial, friendly and unconditional love. Including works by Francis Poulenc, Eric Whitacre, Edvard Grieg, Ludwig van Beethoven, Bobby McFerrin, and Ysaye Barnwell, The Four Loves looks at this unquantifiable emotion from all sides. Cantus, called “intellectually, emotionally and musically rich” (Star Tribune), is a nine-member men’s vocal ensemble known worldwide for its trademark warmth and blend and its engaging performances. Subscribe & Save Now! The Pick-3 Subscription option gives you a free hand to pick your favorite shows! Just pick 3 or more shows and save! PICK-3 Subscriber Benefits: · · · · Save 10% off the regular ticket price Maximum flexibility Early access to tickets & great seats Free ticket exchanges Ticket On Sale Dates: To Members & Subscribers…May 27 To the General Public…June 24 Online single ticket sales begin June 20 I Draw Slow Feb 27 – 8pm “one of the most beguiling and singular acts currently on the circuit.” —Irish Independent This Dublin band has created a new sound, rooted in the old time Appalachian style, drawing on Irish traditional music, bluegrass and modern Americana, but with a whole new songbook of stories and well-crafted melodies. A MerleFest favorite! TICKET ORDERS FILLED IN ORDER RECEIVED. TICKETS PRINTED & MAILED IN AUGUST. Subscription orders cannot be processed online. The Batte Box Office window is closed for walkup sales during the summer but will accept phone, mail, fax and email orders. Regular Box Office hours resume when school is in session. Fees apply to non-walkup sales. NC Sales Tax applies to all sales and fees. All ticket sales are final. Dates/Times/Artist subject to change. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter. Performances take place in Hannah Covington McGee Theatre in The Batte Center which is wheelchair accessible. Service animals are welcome. www.battecenter.org 704-233-8300 Won’t you join The Friends of the Batte? Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration Apr 1 – 8pm Celebrate the golden age of Broadway with Oscar 'Andy' Hammerstein III, author of The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family. It will be an entertaining evening of behind the scenes stories of the legendary Rodgers & Hammerstein artfully woven in with their most memorable songs from South Pacific, The Sound of Music, State Fair, The King and I, Carousel and OKLAHOMA!. Featuring Broadway Stars: Teri Dale Hansen Show Boat/Camelot Nathaniel Stampley Lion King/Porgy & Bess You can help us grow our educational programs and present world-class artists by becoming a member of The Friends of the Batte. With memberships starting at just $50, your tax deductible contribution helps make sure that the lively arts have a home in Union County. Member Benefits Can Include: Early access to tickets Priority seating Listing in Playbills & Lobby Signage Waived service fees at the Batte Ticket vouchers Our sincere appreciation! FOR OFFICE USE ONLY 2015-16 Subscription Ticket Order Form Resv’d____________ New?____ Cust#______________________ Order#_____________________ Processed__________________ Deposited__________________ Seats: (3+ shows) Circle Your PRICE TYPE Event Student Venue Date Time Zone A Judy Collins* McGee Theatre Oct 3 - 8pm $42 Adam Trent McGee Theatre Oct 17 - 8pm $25 Chris Thile* McGee Theatre Nov 20 - 8pm $42 Romeo & Juliet McGee Theatre Jan 24 - 3pm $25 Cantus McGee Theatre Jan 29 - 8pm $25 Jones Family McGee Theatre Feb 19 - 8pm $25 $15 I Draw Slow McGee Theatre Feb 27 - 8pm $25 $15 San Jose Taiko McGee Theatre Mar 18 - 8pm $25 $15 Rodgers & Hammerstein McGee Theatre Apr 1 - 8pm $25 $15 TOTAL #Tix 7-17 $15 $15 Select your events in the above table and subtotal: Build-Your-Own Subscription: Pick 3 or more shows & Save 10%: Subtotal: If you selected 3 or more shows, take 10% off the above Subtotal Add Subscription Order Fee: $6.50 PER ORDER Ticket Subtotal: Add 6.75% of TICKET Subtotal for NC Sales Tax: Become a Member of The Batte: Memberships start at $50 Add in your membership Grand Total Enclosed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Payment Method: VISA MC Check – payable to Wingate University Discover AMEX $______ - $______ + $ 6.50 _ $______ $______ + $ _____ $________ -or- Card#_____________________________________ Exp. ______ CVV_____ Name ____________________________________________ Signature______________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone (day)__________________________ Email for Member E-News: ______________________________________ Email address is solely for the Batte Center use and will NOT be traded or sold Seating Request: Center Right Left Wheelchair accessible *=Special Event Other: _______________________________________________________ Ticket On Sale Dates: To Members & Subscribers: May 27 To the General Public: June 22 Send order form & payment to: The Batte Center Box Office 403 N. Camden Road Wingate, NC 28174 Phone: (704) 233-8300 Fax: (704) 233-8309 Email: [email protected] www.battecenter.org TICKET ORDERS FILLED IN ORDER RECEIVED. TICKETS MAILED IN AUG. All ticket sales are final. Fees apply to phone, subscription & web sales. Dates/Times/Artist subject to change. Everyone must have a ticket to enter. Service animals are welcome. No double discounts.
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