Ruthie Foster / Photo by Riccardo Piccirillo
University of Arkansas officials this week unveiled the 2018-19 season lineup for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the school campus in Fayetteville.
Season tickets go on sale to the public May 14. Full season tickets and various ticket packages are available ranging in price from $40 to $200.
To purchase season tickets, visit faulkner.uark.edu, call the box office at 479-575-5387 or stop by weekdays from 1:30-5 p.m. through May 26.
Faulkner Performing Arts Center 2018-19 season
Sept. 7 – Sarah Mesko – A University of Arkansas alumna and rising opera star, will perform a musical selection titled “Through the Years.”
Sept. 9 – 8 Decades of Smiles with Peter Funt – A stage comedy that combines quips, clips and notable moments from decades of the popular television show Candid Camera.
Oct. 5 – The Hillbenders – The band will perform “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry” based on rock legends The Who’s seminal classic album, “Tommy.” The show will open with rising stars Maybe April.
Nov. 13 – Gina Chavez – The Latin pop singer will perform with production by The MP3 Club, a university student-led organization.
Nov. 15 – Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra – The group will perform syncopated classics of Scott Joplin, the “King of Ragtime” whose instrumental favorites include the American songbook classic “The Sting.”
Jan. 29 – Ruthie Foster – The folk and blues singer-songwriter will be accompanied by the U of A Inspirational Chorale.
Feb. 14 – Victor & Penny and the The Loose Change Orchestra – The performance will feature Prohibition Era music and will include a Valentine’s Day dinner package with a “hoppin’ speakeasy” theme.
March 7 – Sylvia Milo – Milo will perform her award-winning, one-woman show “The Other Mozart, the story of Wolfang Amadeus Mozart’s sister, Nannerl. The story is told while Milo wears an 18-foot dress spread across the stage.
March 29 – Trout Steak Revival – The bluegrass performance will also include Smokey & the Mirror and the Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
April 19 – Salma El Assal – The Sudanese vocalist fuses a traditional African sound with reggae and other musical styles.
April 26 – Ilya Yakushev – A performance from the international award-winning Russian pianist.