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PETER RABBIT TALES

“Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were- Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter…”  These famous opening lines of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” have enchanted young audiences for over one hundred years with the exploits of a charming hero, who, going against his mother’s wishes, has adventures (and misadventures) in Mr. McGregor’s garden.  Beatrix Potter created an instant classic with the little blue-coated rabbit whom we recognize as both boy an rabbit, wild and civilized, and who has become an icon of...

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:00pm Buy Now
$12.00All Seats

TIM HAWKINS

Special Guest Kenn Kington

"Clean comedy is easy. Funny comedy is hard."

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals: A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. Is it realistic? Hawkins believes so. With over 100 million views on YouTube, 120+ sold out shows every year, and a motley crew of loyal supporters, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational proportions. But what's so special...

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$90.00VIP - Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center
$65.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE Left & Right; Rows A-C Center
$42.00Remainder of Main Floor
$30.001st Balcony
$26.002nd Balcony

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

One of the most beloved dance stories of all time comes to our stage in a spectacular new production.  SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is the coming-of-age tale of young Tony Manero, who learns the value of life in 1970s Brooklyn.  Based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees, including "Stayin’ Alive," "Night Fever," "Jive Talking," "You Should Be Dancing," and "How Deep is Your Love," in addition to several new songs written especially for this production.

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Sun, 02/14/2016 - 7:00pm Buy Now
$63.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$52.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$41.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

PSO CONCERT - Sibelius' Violin Concerto

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) continues to serve as the premier musical organization in Western Kentucky and surrounding region, strengthening the area’s cultural reputation with a mission to bring the rewards of great music to a growing and diverse regional audience. Under the direction of Maestro Raffaele Ponti, the PSO enters it's 37th season with a musical lineup of BIG symphonic works.

Raffaele Ponti, conductor
Also featuring Gary Levinson, violin

The Carson Center Box Office does NOT sell the PSO tickets...

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$46.00Price Level 1
$36.00Price Level 2
$19.00Price Level 3

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the high voltage Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the phenomenal true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night. This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio for a monumental night of rock and roll that explodes off the stage, featuring 21 timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I...

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$63.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$52.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$41.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an evil enchantress.  If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But, time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

 

 

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:00pm Buy Now
$68.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$57.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$46.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

CELTIC WOMAN - DESTINY

Global music sensation Celtic Woman presents DESTINY, an enchanting new show and world concert tour. The 2016 Destiny Tour features music from their brand new album and DVD, Destiny, including timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards wrapped in the group’s celebrated style. Four sublimely gifted Irish women- three glorious vocalists and a brilliant Celtic violinist –are accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skills and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and...

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$100.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$70.00Remainder of Main Floor; 1st Balcony; 2nd Balcony Boxes and Rows A-F
$40.002nd Balcony Rows G-L

PSO CONCERT - Pictures at an Exhibition

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) continues to serve as the premier musical organization in Western Kentucky and surrounding region, strengthening the area’s cultural reputation with a mission to bring the rewards of great music to a growing and diverse regional audience. Under the direction of Maestro Raffaele Ponti, the PSO enters it's 37th season with a musical lineup of BIG symphonic works.

Raffaele Ponti, conductor

The Carson Center Box Office does NOT sell the PSO tickets.  To purchase tickets online, click the...

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$46.00Price Level 1
$36.00Price Level 2
$19.00Price Level 3

THE MOODY BLUES - Fly Me High Tour 2016

In an endless sea of rock and pop formats, The Moody Blues have distinguished themselves through four decades as that shimmering jewel vindicating rock music as a substantial artistic contribution to Western culture.  Since the 60’s, as a part of the historic original British invasion of Supergroups, The Moody Blues have lit up the hearts and minds of millions of rock fans with inspiring anthems like “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon” and “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band),” which express universal themes of love,...

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$150.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$125.00Main Floor Rows A-E
$69.00Remainder of Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes and Rows A-F
$59.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes and Rows A-E
$45.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

DWIGHT YOAKAM

Dwight Yoakam- an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering Country Music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty one albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent...

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$245.00VIP Package - Select Seats in Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center.
$145.00Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center
$95.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE House Left & Right; A-C Center
$65.00Remainder of Main Floor
$45.001st Balcony
$35.002nd Balcony

PARTY FOR A PURPOSE

PARTY FOR A PURPOSE

Plan now to “party for a purpose” at the Carson Center’s big annual fundraising event on Thursday, April 14!    Known for years as the Wine Tasting & Auction, the event is now called the Party for a Purpose.  This party offers wine tastings, silent auction, live auction, food from a dozen caterers, gourmet coffee and tea, and soft drinks.  These activities will take place throughout the Carson Center in a festive atmosphere created by 400 guests (including you, we hope!). The purpose is to raise money for the Carson...

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 6:00pm Buy Now
$1,000.00Table of 10 (price before March 24)
$100.00Individual Ticket (price before March 24)
$60.00General Admission (price before March 24)

PSO CONCERT - Beethoven's 9th Symphony

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) continues to serve as the premier musical organization in Western Kentucky and surrounding region, strengthening the area’s cultural reputation with a mission to bring the rewards of great music to a growing and diverse regional audience. Under the direction of Maestro Raffaele Ponti, the PSO closes the 2015-2016 season with the one of the most celebrated works in modern symphonic history.

Raffaele Ponti, conductor
Featuring PSO, MSU & SIU Choruses
 
The...
Sat, 04/16/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$46.00Price Level 1
$36.00Price Level 2
$19.00Price Level 3

AMERICAN SPIRITUAL ENSEMBLE

The mission of the American Spiritual Ensemble is to keep the American Negro spiritual alive. The repertoire includes spirituals, jazz, classical, Broadway, opera, and dance. The Ensemble members are distinguished soloists in their own right. Tenor Dr. Everett McCorvey founded the group in 1995.  Its members have performed in such venues as the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera, San Francisco Opera, Boston Opera, and the Atlanta Civic Opera. They have performed abroad in England, Germany, Italy, Japan,...

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 3:00pm Buy Now
$17.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$15.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$13.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD

Tickets go on sale to Carson Center Members on Wednesday, March 16th at 10am.  Click to Become a Member.

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from the Fred Rogers Company and PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard the trolley to delight live audiences with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Donning his familiar red sweater, Daniel...

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 6:00pm Buy Now
$40.00VIP: Main Floor Rows AA-DD
$25.00Remainder of Main Floor
$20.001st Balcony
$15.002nd Balcony

ONCE

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2013 Grammy Award® for "Best Musical Theater Album," ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience.  ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. ONCE draws you in from...

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$63.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$52.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$41.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD LIVE!

Tickets go on sale to Carson Center Members on Wednesday, March 16th at 10am.  Click to Become a Member.

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild takes the audience on excursions around the world through the eyes of America’s most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet’s most precious and endangered species. The show takes you on a raucous ride...

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$15.00All Seats

CIRQUE ZUMA ZUMA

Tickets go on sale to Carson Center Members on Wednesday, April 6th at 10am.  Click to Become a Member.

African Acrobats International, Inc, has established the ultimate African Circus. Africa is the cradle of cultures; and a source for all music and dance. Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score.
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Fri, 05/13/2016 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$15.00All Seats

VINTNER'S DINNER

Get your tickets for this year's Vintner's Dinner featuring Revelry Wines.

Prices before / after April 28
Table of 8: $1,200 / $1,400
Individual Ticket: $160 / $175 

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$1,200.00Table of 8 (price before April 28)
$160.00Individual Ticket (price before April 28)

JEANNE ROBERTSON

This former Miss North Carolina specializes in positive and hilarious humor based on her life experiences – including her beloved husband, “Left Brain.”  Her 2013 performance at the Carson Center nearly sold out.  Her humorous storytelling still keeps audiences laughing after her 50 years as a comedian in theatres and on radio.  Miss Robertson’s prestigious public speaking awards include the Cavett Award and Toastmasters International's Golden Gavel Award.  “Jeanne Robertson is like the aunt you can’t wait to talk to at...

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 3:00pm Buy Now
$17.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$15.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$13.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

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