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Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Belk Theater


address  130 N. Tryon St.
 Charlotte, NC  28202
cross street Trade St.
phone (704) 333-4686
hours Mon.-Sat. 10am-6pm
www.blumenthalcenter.org

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Charlotte Symphony: Stravinsky Firebird

Classical, Orchestral
An enchanted tale that has delighted generations, Stravinsky's Firebird follows a prince and princess caught in a struggle with an ogre. The groundbreaking score glitters with bold and exotic orchestral color as the Firebird works to save them. Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain is one of the most recognized pieces of classical music, partially thanks to its appearance in Disney's Fantasia. Resident Conductor Christopher James Lees leads this performance on the Classical main stage.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org/events/add0c45b-9491-443f-962c-8dbdd5f3f85a
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 • Fri 10/18/19 - Sat 10/19/19 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert

Orchestral, Film
What's this, what's this?! It's the wildly inventive world of Tim Burton's macabre classic The Nightmare Before Christmas™ shown in its entirety on a huge screen at Belk Theater. Danny Elfman's rambunctious, colorful score will roar to life in the hands of your Charlotte Symphony as you follow Jack the Pumpkin King's quest to seize Christmas on a large screen above the orchestra.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: https://secure.charlottesymphony.org/events/98780bab-3276-4ae0-ad2f-be01c472a1d2
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 • Fri 10/25/19 at 7:30pm 

Charlotte Symphony: The Machine Plays Pink Floyd

Rock, Orchestral
The Machine, America's most popular Pink Floyd tribute band, has been touring for 30 years. Experience the wonder of Pink Floyd as The Machine performs 1973's masterpiece Dark Side of the Moon and other greatest hits.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org/events/e837d3dd-7383-4e55-bf90-a9c1e548ce81
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 • Sat 10/26/19 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

The Temptations

R&B/Soul
For more than forty years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, and sold-out performances throughout the world.
My Girl; Ear Resistible; Otis Williams; The Supremes; Motown
http://thetemptations.com/
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 • Sun 10/27/19 at 7pm 

Opera Carolina: Macbeth

Shakespeare, Classical, Opera
Verdi adapted one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies into an equally tragic opera. A cautionary tale about what can happen when someone with political ambitions pursues power for its own sake, the story feels both current and timeless.
Opera;family;history;theater;performance;music;educational;Shakespeare
Event Info: (704) 332-7177
Ages: All ages
Price: $56-$194
Event Website: operacarolina.org/opera/macbeth
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 • Thu 11/7/19 at 7:30pm-10:30pm 

Macbeth

Play, Shakespeare, Drama
The Shakespeare tragedy of the over-reaching Scottish nobleman and his ambitious wife.
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 • Thu 11/7/19 at 7:30pm 

Opera Carolina: Macbeth

Shakespeare, Classical, Opera
Verdi adapted one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies into an equally tragic opera. A cautionary tale about what can happen when someone with political ambitions pursues power for its own sake, the story feels both current and timeless.
Opera;family;history;theater;performance;music;educational;Shakespeare
Event Info: (704) 332-7177
Ages: All ages
Price: $56-$194
Event Website: operacarolina.org/opera/macbeth
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 • Sat 11/9/19 at 8pm-11pm 

Macbeth

Play, Shakespeare, Drama
The Shakespeare tragedy of the over-reaching Scottish nobleman and his ambitious wife.
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 • Sat 11/9/19 at 8pm 
 • Sun 11/10/19 at 2pm 

Opera Carolina: Macbeth

Shakespeare, Classical, Opera
Verdi adapted one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies into an equally tragic opera. A cautionary tale about what can happen when someone with political ambitions pursues power for its own sake, the story feels both current and timeless.
Opera;family;history;theater;performance;music;educational;Shakespeare
Event Info: (704) 332-7177
Ages: All ages
Price: $56-$194
Event Website: operacarolina.org/opera/macbeth
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 • Sun 11/10/19 at 2pm-5pm 

Once On This Island

Musical
Ti Moune falls in love with a rich boy from the other side of the island after she saves him from certain death. Can their love survive their cultural divide? The island’s arrogant gods place bets on the romance. This Caribbean-style adaptation of “The Little Mermaid” tells the legend of a capacity to love that transcends human life and social constructs.
Musical;Theater;
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 • Tue 11/12/19 at 7:30pm 
 • Wed 11/13/19 at 7:30pm 
 • Thu 11/14/19 at 7:30pm 
 • Fri 11/15/19 at 8pm 
 • Sat 11/16/19 at 2pm 
 • Sat 11/16/19 at 8pm 
 • Sun 11/17/19 at 1:30pm 
 • Sun 11/17/19 at 7pm 

Disney Junior Holiday Party

Children's Theatre, Holiday
It’s the most wonderful time of the year because Disney Junior is back on tour, this time with a special Holiday Party. Join us before or after the show for a character greeting with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and other very special guests, a photo with Santa Claus, and to enjoy holiday games, music and snacks!
www.cidentertainment.com/events/disney-junior-holiday-tour
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 • Mon 11/18/19 at 6pm 

Charlotte Symphony: Dvorák's New World Symphony

Classical, Orchestral
Dvorak's fiery masterpiece, Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," blends the music of his Bohemian roots with tuneful impressions of a fascinating new world full of new sounds. Schumann's stormy Overture to Manfred was inspired by a work by Lord Byron. Venezuelan-American conductor Ilyich Rivas makes his Charlotte debut.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org/events/154949b3-16c8-4286-98f3-2268555fece8
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 • Fri 11/22/19 - Sat 11/23/19 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

Home Alone in Concert

Orchestral
Hilarious and heartwarming, Home Alone is a quintessential holiday favorite. Your whole family will delight in John Williams' beloved score performed live, while the full-length film is projected on a big screen above the orchestra. © 1990 Twentieth Century Fox. David Glover, conductor
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: https://secure.charlottesymphony.org/events/1b373634-aac0-4c77-8f8b-368aec391888
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 • Fri 11/29/19 at 7:30pm 

Charlotte Symphony: Home Alone in Concert

Holiday Music, Orchestral, Film
Hilarious and heartwarming, Home Alone is a quintessential holiday favorite. Your whole family will delight in John Williams' beloved score performed live, while the full-length film is projected on a big screen above the orchestra. © 1990 Twentieth Century Fox
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org/events/1B373634-AAC0-4C77-8F8B-368AEC391888
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 • Fri 11/29/19 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

Cirque de Noel

Circus, Holiday
The circus meets the symphony this holiday season at Cirque de Noel! Stunning aerial feats, mind-boggling contortions, and jaw-dropping juggling acts will take your breath away--and with these awe-inspiring acrobatics accompanied by musical holiday favorites, this event is sure to fill you and your family with the wonder of the season.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $19+
Event Website: https://secure.charlottesymphony.org/events/b9846451-9b52-4f37-94fa-bfbd089e8a22
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 • Sat 12/28/19 at 7:30pm 

Charlotte Symphony: New Year's Eve Celebration

Classical, Jazz, Orchestral
Ring in the New Year with your Charlotte Symphony! Includes after-party, with desserts, champagne, and dancing.
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Event Info: (704) 972-2000
Ages: 6+
Price: $50+
Event Website: https://secure.charlottesymphony.org/events/58c8a209-350f-46eb-801a-c11ef2d3def1
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 • Tue 12/31/19 at 9pm-12am 

Come From Away

Musical
The remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships
comefromaway.com/tickets.php?content=tixtour
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 • Tue 1/7/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Wed 1/8/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Thu 1/9/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Fri 1/10/20 at 8pm 
 • Sat 1/11/20 at 2pm 
 • Sat 1/11/20 at 8pm 
 • Sun 1/12/20 at 1:30pm 
 • Sun 1/12/20 at 7pm 

Opera Carolina: La Bohème

Drama, music, classical, Opera
Before the Broadway blockbuster Rent, Puccini brought the starving artist trope to exquisite life in La Bohème. Jonathan Larson’s musical about artists, squatting in squalor, was inspired by his love for Puccini’s opera. The characters in Rent are dying from AIDS. In La Bohème, It’s tuberculosis, the scourge of the 19th century.
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Event Info: (704) 332-7177
Ages: All ages
Price: $56-$194
Event Website: operacarolina.org/opera/la-boheme/
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 • Sat 1/18/20 at 8pm-11pm 
 • Sun 1/19/20 at 2pm-5pm 
 • Thu 1/23/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm 

Shen Yun

Classical Dance, Ethnic
This epic production immerses American audiences in stories reaching back to the most distant Chinese past, with acrobatic dancing colorful costuming, high-tech backdrops, and live orchestra. The company, based on Long Island, features a large cast performing intricate, synchronised routines to the pop-eastern sounds of a live orchestra. Shen Yun is affiliated with the Chinese spiritual movement known as Falun Gong, which the Chinese government considers dangerously religious and tries to suppress both within its borders and in the wider world.
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 • Thu 2/6/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Fri 2/7/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Sat 2/8/20 at 2pm 
 • Sat 2/8/20 at 7:30pm 
 • Sun 2/9/20 at 2pm 

Joe Bonamassa

Blues, Rock
A guitar virtuoso, a singer and a songwriter, Joe Bonamassa is a former lead guitarist for Bloodline. B.B. King discovered him and had him play onstage with him at the tender age of 12. He has a following among both rock and blues fans.
guitar;Handy;slide;bottleneck;bloodline;
www.jbonamassa.com/
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 • Mon 3/2/20 

Opera Carolina: I Dream

blues, r&b, opera, Experimental/Perf. Art
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the course of American history and remains one of the country’s most revered and iconic leaders. Set over the final 36 hours of Dr. King’s life, I Dream celebrates the man, his struggles and the movement he championed.
History;American history;African American history;Martin Luther King;Opera;Musical;Blues;
Event Info: (704) 332-7177
Ages: All ages
Price: $56-$194
Event Website: operacarolina.org/opera/i-dream-2/
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 • Sun 4/19/20 at 2pm-5pm 
 • Thu 4/23/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm 
 • Sat 4/25/20 at 8pm-11pm