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Acrobats and Opera and Disney, Oh My! Here's What's Coming Up at the RiverCenter...

Columbus, Georgia's RiverCenter for the Performing Arts is headed into one of the most active segments of their 2023-24 season.

Here's a quick list of everything you can see in the next month– complete with individual links for tickets to each event!

360 ALLSTARS as photographed by Matt Loncar. Image courtesy of RiverCenter.

Friday, March 22, 2024

10:30AM & 7:30 PM

This exciting show features a multi-faceted program of performance elements including BMX, basketball, breakdancing, acrobatics, drumming and more. 360 ALLSTARS: Urban Circus has been sold out on Broadway, sold out in Edinburgh, sold out at the Sydney Opera House, and seen by more than 1 million people worldwide.

This phenomenal physical performance explores all forms of rotation, 360 ALLSTARS connects the street with the elite to deliver a supercharged urban circus. Boasting a stellar cast of World Champion and World Record holding artists and athletes, 360 ALLSTARS is a spectacular fusion of the extraordinary artistry that emerges from street culture that will leave you dizzy with excitement.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Legacy Hall

7:30 PM

 Join the CSO for an evening celebrating the bustling creative world of London in the 1700s! George Frederic Handel spent most of his creative life in the city of London, which was the creative center of the musical world at the time. In addition to Handel, the presence of composers like Purcell, Geminiani, and Eccles made the city a musical Mecca. This concert champions their music, and includes an English Intermission with Sherry & Chocolate.

Concert repertoire:

George Frederick Handel: Concerto Grosso in A Minor, Op. 6, No. 4, HWV 322

Henry Purcell: Chacony in G Minor, Z. 730

Pieter Hellendaal: Grand Concerto, Op. 3

Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E Minor, Op. 3, No. 3

John Eccles: Chaconne (Aire) in F Minor from “The Mad Lover”

George Frederick Handel: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6, HWV 324

Student, Senior, Military, and Educator discounts are available in person at the RiverCenter Box Office.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

7:00 PM

Swan Lake, the ballet of all ballets, will be performed one night only as a part of the World Ballet Series. See the iconic Dance of the Little Swans, count the 32 fouettés performed by Odile and immerse yourself in magical Tchaikovsky's music. 

The production will feature richly detailed, hand-painted sets as well as over 150 radiant costumes that bring fresh representation to this timeless classic.

World Ballet Series is a unique project that attracts many international artists and is composed of renowned professional dancers representing over ten countries who are united by a passion for entertaining audiences and enriching classical ballet traditions through brilliant, critically-acclaimed new productions of timeless ballet classics.

Friday, March 29, 2024

7:30 PM

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!” 

ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!

Thursday, April 4, 2024

7:30 PM

Home Free, all-vocal country entertainers, have made a mark on the music scene, amassing 700+ million views on YouTube and 20 Billboard Top 10 Hits. This 2024 they embark on their Crazy(er) Life Tour, celebrating 10 years since the release of their breakout album, Crazy Life.

With praise from Billboard, Rolling Stone, and American Songwriter, don't miss a night of the group's upbeat, Nashville-dipped pop hits, country and western standards, incredible harmony, and quick-witted humor.

This show uses lighting effects that may not be safe for those with epilepsy or light sensitivity.

Music and Mind Panel Discussion

Friday, April 5, 2024

5:30 PM

In her Music and Mind presentation, soprano and Arts/Health advocate Renée Fleming joins leading local researchers and practitioners to discuss recent discoveries about the powerful connections between the arts and health. Free. No Tickets required.

In Concert

Saturday, April 6, 2024

7:30 PM

Renée Fleming is one of the most highly acclaimed singers of our time, performing on the stages of the world’s great opera houses and concert halls. Honored with five Grammy® awards and the US National Medal of Arts, she has sung for momentous occasions from the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2014 she brought her voice to a vast new audience when she became the first classical artist ever to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

7:30 PM

For generations, the music of Disney’s princesses has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, these beloved songs come alive on stage with a host of Broadway and television stars in Disney Princess - The Concert! Be our guest as Broadway favorite Alyssa Fox (‘Elsa’ in Frozen, Wicked), BroadwayWorld® Award-winner Syndee Winters ('Nala’ in The Lion King, Hamilton), and West End star Hiba Elchikhe (‘Jasmine’ in Aladdin, Time Traveler’s Wife), combine forces in this concert of a lifetime, joined by their magical Music Director, Benjamin Rauhala (Fiddler on the Roof, The Secret Life of Bees) and enchanting Prince, Adam J. Levy (Moulin Rouge, Waitress).

Your every dream will come true as larger than life animation and theatrical effects immerse the audience in pure Disney magic, while these powerhouse stars sing your favorite princess, hero and (yes!) villain songs, and share behind-the-scenes stories from their time on the stage and screen. We invite you to relive your VHS glory days, dress up in your favorite royal attire, and share the joy of Disney with your loved ones at this internationally acclaimed concert experience. Be part of our world at Disney Princess - The Concert!

Songs to include “How Far I’ll Go,” “A Whole New World,” “Just Around the Riverbend,” “Part of Your World,” “Almost There,” “Let It Go” and more!

*This production features Broadway performers appearing as themselves. Costumed Disney characters do not appear at this event. Cast subject to change.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

7:30 PM

Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Grant has been strumming her way through a thirty-plus year adventure as a singer-songwriter, author, television host, and speaker. 

Early on, Grant’s iconic voice became instantly recognizable in both the Christian and pop worlds. Over the years, she has sold more than 30 million albums world-wide, including three multi-platinum, six platinum, and four gold. Her chart performance has also been consistent throughout her career, boasting six No. 1 hits, 10 "Top 40" Pop singles, 17 “Top 40” Adult Contemporary tracks and multiple Contemporary Christian chart-toppers. In recognition of such success, Grant has received 6 GRAMMY Awards and 26 Dove Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and a star on the Music City Walk of Fame. Additionally, she was most recently inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. 

Looking to make plans beyond mid-April? Head to the Community Calendar for a look at everything happening in Columbus, Georgia this year!


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