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The Carson Center

Performances

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  • Show Date 
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

Randall Atcheson is the epitome of a musical Renaissance man.  His gift of communicating the beauty of music in various forms has led to a decidedly versatile career as a much-sought-after artist in the classics as well as in pop and the sacred repertoire.  This versatility was evidenced early in life when he was recognized as a prodigy on both piano and organ.  He entered Samford University at age 12 and later was accepted at The Juilliard School where he became the only student in the...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s Single and Song of the Year awards as well as a Grammy.  Gill has won 18 CMA Awards, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most-awarded artist in that...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, May 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Make your reservations for this spring dinner party for the arts— on stage at the Carson Center.  

Your evening starts with a reception with live music, appetizers, and the first wine of the evening.  Visit with other friends of the Carson Center.  Talk with special guest Larry Soble, managing partner for the Sean Minor Family of Wines. Then enjoy a 5-course seated dinner in the good company of others who appreciate wine, food, and the arts as you do.   Live music by the...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

BOSTON burst onto the music scene with their eponymous best-selling debut album in 1976. With over 17 million copies sold, Boston generated hits such as “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” and “Smokin’,” rock staples still in heavy rotation today. Their second effort, Don’t Look Back was another platinum chart- topper that confirmed their place in rock history, followed by Third Stage, which hit #1 on the charts, with the top single of 1986, “Amanda.” With over 31 million albums sold to...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

On a mission to rescue Mayor Goodway and win the race, Ryder and his canine super-hero friends use their unique skills and teamwork to make several heroic rescues as they race to the finish line. First-ever Paw Patrol Live tour! 

VIP Package includes ticket on the Main Floor Rows AA-DD, Meet'n'Greet with Characters, and Souvenir.

  • Show Date 
    Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:30pm

Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing.

After the shows' performances at 10:30, they would play pizza parlors, coffee bars and night clubs with just one guitar and two voices. They quickly gained a reputation for great harmonies and for original songs that Graham was constantly writing. They made...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill.  Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, November 13, 2017 - 7:30pm

ELF The Musical is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, December 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Sound of Music is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to Paducah. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – LA Times. Get the best seats today and memories for a lifetime...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 7:15pm

Cabaret is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET comes to Paducah.

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:15pm

Dirty Dancing is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing.

Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:15pm

Jersey Boys is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

“TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 6:00pm

Amazing Grace is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

This new original musical is based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion, and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton,...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Wizard of Oz is part of the 17-18 Broadway Series.  Tickets are only available as part of a Broadway Series Subscription at this time.  Subscriptions will be available online Friday, April 7th. 

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Paducah! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly...