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The Carson Center

Performances

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  • Show Date 
    Friday, June 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Friday, June 30, 2017 - 5:30pm

Performed by our talented local youth who participated in the week long musical theater summer camp.  Conceived and Written by Jim Caron.  Music and Lyrics by Jim Caron and Michael McGill.  

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents BEAUTY LOU AND THE COUNTRY BEAST, an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Beauty Lou is the oldest daughter of the bronc-bustin’ balladeer Buck. At the local county fair, young Beauty Lou is upset by the ungrateful...

  • 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 
    Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join Kari Jobe with special guest Cody Carnes on The Garden Tour on July 30 at The Carson Center! 

“It’s said for everything there is a season. Winter. Spring. Summer. Fall. One by one, we experience these seasons throughout our lives. Our souls grow dark and weary in the thick of winter, and just when we think we can’t endure another cold night, we recognize the first signs of spring. Slow and unexpected, welcome shades of green break through the frozen ground. Sometimes our...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Rick Thomas performs the most intriguing, innovative and mind-blowing grand illusions in the world, with a style unlike any other magical entertainer. He has completed five world tours covering over 50 countries, including sold out performances at Caesars Colosseum, headlining the Sydney Opera House in Australia and performing both in Las Vegas and on Broadway.  He has been honored with the coveted “Magician of the Year” award by the Academy of Magical Arts and Magic’s highest recognition "...

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:15pm

ZZ TOP a/k/a “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” lay undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and, in 2004, the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Of course, there are only three of them – Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard -- but it’s still a remarkable achievement that they’re still very much together after more than 45 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road and in the studio.  “Yeah,” says Billy,...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:15pm
VIP packages:  Information will be available after June 1, 2017 on https://www.thebeachboys.com/tour 

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold.  But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys.  To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions.  But its...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:30pm

The Grammy™ -nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, movie actor, author, and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and American Red Cross. Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits and sold more than 10 million albums. His hit songs include “Jesus and Jones.” “You're Gonna Miss This,” “Ladies Love Country Boys,” “Songs About Me,” “Every Light In The House,” “Hillbilly Bone” (with Blake Shelton), and “Just Fishin’,” and many more.  In his 2007...

  • 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.   

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. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

Tickets go on sale to Carson Center Members on Wednesday, June 21st.  Click to Become a Member or call 270-450-4444 and Buy Early!

Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which have sold more than two million copies … two of which have been...

  • 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.  

“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 Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score,...

  • 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.  

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 ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd –...

  • 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.  

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,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The...

  • 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.  

“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-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music...

  • 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.  

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, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a...

  • 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...