Jeremy Allen brings tigers to Hamilton Fine Arts Center

 

The 2014-2015 performing arts season wraps up with an exciting event never seen before at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC).

Jeremy Allen’s Grand Illusions – April 18 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Jeremy Allen and his Royal White Tigers have astonished people around the world. Join Jeremy as he performs spellbinding illusions with LIVE tigers on the Hamilton Fine Arts Center stage.Death-defying escapes and awesome illusions will keep you on the edge of your seat. You might even be chosen to assist in the show! VIP seating is offered within the first six rows, a meet-and-greet with Jeremy Allen and a photo onstage with the tiger following the show. Reserved seating tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for students (13-18 years), and free for children under 12 years with each paying adult. Add $5 for all tickets obtained at the door.

 

Don’t miss other exciting school performances:

Synergy Show Choir Pop Show: Bound for Stardom – April 1 at 7 p.m.

Hamilton High School’s Synergy Show Choir has just completed its third competitive season. The theme of this year’s show is “Bound for Stardom,” and follows developing performers through the many experiences and emotions of following your dreams and finding success. The show choir’s competitive set includes “Let Me Be Your Star” from SMASH, “You May Be Right” by BillyJoel, “Anyway” by Martina McBride, “Loser Like Me,” and a medley of “A Star is Born/Let Me Be Your Star.” The Pop Show will also feature the Hamilton A Cappella Choir and many talented students in solo and small group acts, performing rock, indie, Broadway show tunes, and other pop music. The Pop Show performance will showcase over 50 of the high school’s best singers. General seating tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Children 5 years and younger are free.

Templeton Middle School presents, “The Music Man, Jr.”– April 16 at 7 p.m.

“The Music Man, Jr.” is a youth adaptation of the American classic musical that follows a fast talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. Featuring favorite songs such as “76 Trombones,” “The Wells Fargo Wagon” and “Goodnight, My Someone,” this show is sure to be a treat for the entire family. The cast of more than 100 eighth grade students is under the direction of music teacher Jaye Mier. General seating tickets are $5. Children 5 years and younger are free.

Hamilton High School presents, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” – April 30-March 2 at 7 p.m., March 3 at 2 p.m.

Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory is opening at last but only five lucky children will be allowed inside. The winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol- toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, our hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true  and good and ready for the wildest time of his life.General seating tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (60 years and older) and students (18 years and younger).

 

Tickets may be purchased online at  www.HamiltonFineArtsCenter.com, by phone at (800) 838-3006 or by visiting the HFAC box office on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The HamiltonFine Arts Center is located at W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex.