The Hit Men
Saturday, August 8, 8 p.m.

You loved Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Tommy James and the Shondells. Carly Simon. Cat Stevens. Elton John. Jim Croce. Come see THE HIT MEN!More…

 

iLuminate
Saturday, September 19, 8 p.m.

iLUMINATE takes you on an exhilarating ride during an explosive night of extraordinary lighting effects choreographed with phenomenal dance moves. More…

 

Tomáš Kubínek – Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible
Saturday, October 3, 7 p.m.

Billed as a “Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible,” the one and only Dr. Professor Tomáš Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian, and all-round charmer who will deliver an utterly joyous experience. More…

 

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!
Saturday, October 17, 8 p.m.

Home-grown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene, RHYTHMIC CIRCUS hits the stage with FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW!, a dynamic tap and music performance that mixes hard-hitting percussive dance and a live rock band. More…

 

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group
Saturday, November 7, 8 p.m.

Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians COLIN MOCHRIE and BRAD SHERWOOD take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Known by TV audiences for their work on Whose Line is it Anyway?, Colin and Brad improvise new material every night from audience suggestions and participation. More…

 

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Wednesday, December 16, 7:30 p.m.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. More…

 

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!
Friday, January 15, 8 p.m.

MEN ARE FROM MARS – WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE!, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story and based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by John Gray, moves swiftly through everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. More…

 

Saturday Night Fever
Friday, February 5, 7 p.m.

One of the most beloved dance stories of all time in a spectacular new musical stage production, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is the coming of age tale of young Tony Manero who learns the value of life in 1970’s Brooklyn.  More…

 

The Mendel Center Goes Country
February 2016

A night of country music is in the works for the Mendel Center Mainstage! We are finalizing the details to bring a national country music
performer right here to southwestern Michigan. More…

 

STOMP
Sunday, February 28, 4 p.m.

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique, and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. More…

 

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!
Saturday, March 12, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The legacy of the beloved Mister Rogers lives on with the hit television series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard the trolley to delight your family with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! More…

 

Rossini’s THE BARBER OF SEVILLE in a new English performing version
Saturday, March 19, 8 p.m.

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, one of the most famous operas ever written, follows the attempts by the young Count Almaviva to win the hand of the beautiful Rosina, ward of the stuffy Doctor Bartolo, who wants to marry her himself. More…

 

Theatreworks USA production of Charlotte’s Web
Saturday, April 16, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

THEATREWORKS USA PRODUCTION OF CHARLOTTE’S WEB, a play by Joseph Robinette with incidental music by Jeffrey Lunden, is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. More…