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The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center

1015 Main St.
The Villages, FL 32159 United States
https://thesharon.com/
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Left Mezzanine
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May 2019

May 21 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$35 - $70 | Obstructed View $25

Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album and soon established a vital niche as America's most popular and acclaimed new interpreter of Pop, Standard and Theatrical genres. She has performed for sold-out crowds in venues across the country and throughout Europe. She has performed at many prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, The Palace Theatre, Radio City Music Hall, Wolftrap, New York City's Town Hall, Davies Hall, among many others. Always touring in great company, her collaborators have included the late Oscar-winning composer and pianist Marvin Hamlisch, Emmy and Grammy winner Michael Feinstein, and conductor of the Boston Pops Keith Lockhart. Eder is happiest on stage singing for her audiences and spreading the joy she exudes.

Pop

Linda Eder's Master Class is geared toward professional singers/actors, those who aspire to be professional singers/actors, and toward those who just love to sing.

Master ClassVocal

Linda Eder's Master Class is geared toward professional singers/actors, those who aspire to be professional singers/actors, and toward those who just love to sing. Accompaniment by Gary Powell on piano. Guidelines for the Participants in the class: Wear neat, comfortable clothes. Bring your own sheet music. Prepare one piece of music to perform for Linda and have a second one in case she would like to hear something different.

Master ClassVocal

Come to the Cabaret! Third in the Cabaret Series in The Sharon's Lobby Lounge is Angie Rose in her one-woman cabaret Life in the Pits. Angie Rose will take you back through some of the highlights of her career as a Musical Director and keyboard player in orchestra pits across the country. She will tell hilarious true-stories of her theatre experiences and sing some of the favorite songs from the Broadway shows she has played and conducted. Songs from Cats, Grease, West Side Story, Evita, Beauty and the Beast, My Fair Lady and many more! Piano by Sean Pollock.

CabaretLobby Lounge Series

Learn from Judith Farris, professional singer, vocal teacher, and vocal therapist in her upcoming vocal master classes. Accompaniment by Gary Powell. If you are a participant, please bring your own sheet music to work on with Ms. Farris in your correct key. Observers will not be singing, but observing the lessons of the participants. Limited availability for Participants.

Master ClassVocal

Thanks to advancements in medicine, health care, technology, genetic research, and improved personal lifestyle choices, there now exists a new and unprecedented life stage-two, three, and even four decades beyond what has been considered normal retirement age. This presents an opportunity to reinvent ourselves, pursue our passions, go back to school, start a new business, repair old relationships, build new relationships, give back to our community, and much more. This fact both excites and concerns men and women of all ages. We all wonder, "What's next and how do I create it?"

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June 2019

The Villages Charter School Presents The Performing Arts Academy featuring Band, Chorus, Dance, Sounds & Lighting, and Drama.

CampCharter School

Camp | June 17 - 21 | 9am-3pm
Extended Camp | June 17 - 21 | 3-5pm
Performance | June 21 & 22 | 5pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
Camp $90 | Extended Camp $120 | Performance $10

The trumpets blare, and with them come swashbuckling jesters, dancing peas, a pompous royal entourage, and a zany collection of other delightful kingdom characters! Everyone's at odds when the time comes for the comic-book-loving prince to find the right girl amongst a gaggle of silly princesses. Peas & Harmony is a quirky retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Princess & The Pea, in which showing respect might just pave the road to happily ever after!

CampMusical

Camp | June 24 - 29 | 9am-3pm
Extended Day Camp | 3-5pm
Performance | June 28 & 29 | 5pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
Camp $90 | Extended Camp $120 | Performance $10

When the local superhero league announces it's looking for new members. Cinderella is eager to try out so she can make the world a better place. The only problem is (unlike her lazy stepsisters) she wasn't born with a superpower! But a group of friendly scientists have a few tricks up their sleeves, and with their assistance (plus the help of some curious kittens and a very mysterious group of elderly folk) Cinderella just might find a way to save the world!

CampMusical

September 2019

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: June 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

May 20, 2019 - Subscription renewals with no changes not available to renew online. In person at a Villages Box Office or phone only. June 4, 2019 - Subscription renewals with changes not available to renew online. In person at a Villages Box Office or phone only. June 18, 2019 - New Subscriptions and Individual Tickets on sale.

ClassicalHolidayOperaPopsVPO

October 2019

October 2 | 3 & 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$35-68 | Obstructed View $20
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: August 7, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

America’s favorite touring dance show is back with all of your favorite, classic numbers along with dazzling new choreography from a super-sized, all-star cast of six celebrity pros from Dancing with the Stars.

BallroomDance

Choose 5 shows from the list, get 20% off your order and a free regional beverage of the night or non-alcoholic beverage.  Julie Fowlis Cirque Mei National Dance Company of Siberia Siberian State Symphony Orchestra TAO Flamenco Vivo Ballet Folkloric George Hindcliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Bollywood Boulevard

InternationalJust Announced

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: August 21, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Julie Fowlis is a multi-award winning Gaelic singer who is deeply influenced by her early upbringing in the Outer Hebridean island of North Uist. With a career spanning ten years and four studio albums, her ‘crystalline’ and ‘intoxicating’ vocals have enchanted audiences around the world. An artist with a genuine curiosity to explore other traditions and natural ability to cross genres, Julie has collaborated, recorded and performed with artists such as violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti, and acclaimed singers Aled Jones, Grammy-Award winning James Taylor and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

InternationalVocal

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: August 28, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues. Originally dedicated to recording traditional jazz and small group swing, from 1947 the label began to switch its attention to modern jazz including Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey, Fats Navarro and Bud Powell.

Jazz

Dates vary by performance
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
Discounted price per show: $34-$42.50 | Obstructed View $17

National Geographic Live is a highly acclaimed speaker series, bringing the world’s best scientists, explorers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers to the stage, creating long-lasting emotional connections with local communities. Growing rapidly through popular demand, the series is currently touring through 60 cities in North America at world class venues from Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall to Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. Furthering the knowledge and understanding of our world is the core purpose of National Geographic. Premium storytelling and visually stunning photography inspires people to act, enlightens their perspective, and provokes conversation.

Just AnnouncedNational GeographicSpeaker

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 4, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Host of Nat Geo WILD series Wild Nights with Mireya Mayor, Mayor has been hailed as a “female Indiana Jones,” and an inspiration to young women interested in science and exploration. She’ll share stories, images, and film clips of her adventures, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the hardships and danger of life in the field, along with the moments of discovery that make it all worthwhile.

National GeographicSpeaker

November 2019

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

From People's Republic of China, Hebei Province, Cirque Mei will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese circus acts in a colorful and lively celebration of the internationally renowned Chinese circus arts. The performance, featuring a company of 40 elite circus artists and acrobats, will include many of the most popular Chinese circus routines including Hoops Diving, Lion Dance, Collective Bicycle Skills, Flying Meteors, Foot Juggling with Umbrellas, Female Contortion, and Ladder Balancing Act. The troupe was founded in 1976 and supports a community of over 130 circus performers who tour throughout China and the world.

AcrobaticsInternational

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 11, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

For the past ten years America’s Got Talent winner, world famous singer, comedian, impressionist and ventriloquist Terry Fator has sold out night after night with a show featuring his cast of characters that includes Winston the Impersonating Turtle; the World’s Greatest Elvis Impersonator; Elton John; Vicki the Cougar; and annoying neighbor Duggie.

Comedy

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 25, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

From the foot hills of Sayan Mountains to the icy Kara Sea proudly rolls its waters the mighty and majestic Yenisey River. On its banks live many peoples of Siberia, which have their own culture, literature and art. This vast and beautiful Land has become a source of inspiration for the Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia, which by choreographic means reveals the spiritual wealth of the Siberians, glorifying their labour feats and telling of the wonderful nature of the land.

November 18 & 19 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$40-65 | Obstructed View $20
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 25, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has a vivacious personality, heart and sense of humor.

Comedy

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: October 9, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls - Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. "Kids wide-eyed with delight!" says the New York Times. Experience the Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America. Get seats now for the whole family and make memories for a lifetime at Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker!

BalletHoliday

December 2019

December 6 | 7:30pm
December 7 | 2 & 7:30pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$65-100 | Obstructed View $45
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

BroadwayMusical

Dates vary by performance
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
Buy all 3 Performances get 15% off

Beautiful, The Carol King Musical, The Play that Goes Wrong and Bandstand

BroadwayJust Announced

December 10 | 2 & 7:30pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$45-65 | Obstructed View $40
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: October 2, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

This incredible show creates a new era in Irish entertainment, like a sheet of lightening and pulsating rhythms, pure energy and melodic music, Rhythm of the Dance show has entertained over 7 million fans in 57 countries around the world with this globe tapping success. Apart from having World and Irish champion dancers; this show also has some of the finest Traditional musicians with many multi instrumentalist performers and singers who are a big hit everywhere. Perhaps it’s the combination of having the crème de la crème of live performers, intertwined with the latest technology and eye catching lighting and costumes, that takes the audiences on an exhilarating and exciting, energy packed trip through the ages and makes it so successful.

DanceHoliday

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: September 25, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “A GUT-BUSTING HIT” (The New York Times) and “THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN” (HuffPost), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY” (Daily Beast) that is “TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES” (HuffPost)!

Broadway

December 20 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$45-65 | Obstructed View $30
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: October 23, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

With a generous mix of festive favorites and modern holidays hits, The TEN Tenors will walk you through a musical winter wonderland that truly captures the essence of the Holidays for the whole family, as well as many of the rock and classical songs that have made this group world famous.

HolidayVocal

January 2020

January 9 & 10 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$85-125 | Obstructed View $65
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: November 20, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

The Bill Medley/Bucky Heard pairing came as something of a happy accident. Medley says it just seemed right... I'd been friends with Bucky for years, but when I caught his show he just killed me! The next day it hit me - that's the guy, someone I could sing hard with, laugh hard with, love and respect - on and off stage. He fits The Righteous Brothers live performance show perfectly. And, we've even recorded some new material together, I'm really excited!

Pop

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 4, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Founded in 1977, the orchestra quickly won a reputation as one of the best orchestras from Russia. The orchestra plays with the finest Russian soloists and plays the great Russian classics throughout Russia and the world. In 2015 Maestro Lande became its Artistic Director. The orchestra has numerous recordings with Naxos. Its regional mission is to act as educators in the Region of Siberia.

Internationalorchestra

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: November 27, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

The Tap Pack is an elegant and entertaining nod to the Rat Pack era featuring high energy performances of mind-blowing tap dancing, smooth vocals, a swinging live jazz band and witty on-stage banter. The five-member cast wins the audience from the first downbeat and the pace of their amazing performances never slows. They joke, they compete, they croon and they cajole while performing cool classics with a fresh twist.

Dance

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 4, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater, often in extreme conditions beneath Arctic ice and in predator-infested waters. Journey with him from the North Atlantic, where harp seals face off with commercial hunters, to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in search of Atlantic blue fin tuna, and to research facilities studying dolphin intelligence. The images he captures while on assignment offer a mesmerizing glimpse of the “soul of the sea.”

National GeographicSpeaker

January 30 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$50-76 | Obstructed View $30
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 11, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

DRUM TAO 2020 is the latest production from TAO, internationally-acclaimed percussion artists. TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of DRUM TAO 2020 create an energetic and unforgettable production.

DrumsInternational

January 31 | 5 & 8pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$45-65 | Obstructed View $40
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 11, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Three-time Emmy Award winner, and iconic comedian Louie Anderson, is one of the country’s most adored comics. Named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time,” his career has spanned more than 30 years. The rest is history. Carson, Leno, Letterman, “Comic Relief,” Showtime, HBO, and CMT specials, including host of the legendary game show, Family Feud, all making Louie a household name.

Comedy

February 2020

February 3 & 4 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$85-135 | Obstructed View $75

With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.

Just Announcedrock & roll

February 7 | 7:30pm
February 8 | 2 & 7:30pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$60-95 | Obstructed View $45
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: November 20, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. Six soldiers return from war and, through the power of music, finally find a place to call home. “The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York).

Broadway

February 10 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$37-65 | Obstructed VIew $20
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Reflejos Flamencos (Flamenco Reflections), the newest production by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, celebrates the fundamental emotions that connect us while honoring the individual human spirit inherent in flamenco. A new work by Jose Maldonado, heralded by The New York Times for his "bursts of brilliance and uncommon invention," explores the notion of personal limits and connections across borders - both literal and figurative. Reflejos Flamencos includes traditional solos highlighting the dancer's virtuosic technique and nuanced improvisation, offering a transformative experience of dance and live music.

DanceInternational

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Masters of Illusion has performed live in front of tens of thousands of people around the US for the past seven years and been seen by over 100 million viewers on the CW network as well as in 126 countries around the world. Starring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians, this 21st century magic show is unlike anything you have seen before - filled with modern illusions and arts of deception, performed live on stage.

MagicVariety

March 2020

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: January 8, 2020 8:30 AM Learn More

Spinosaurus was nearly lost to science before Nizar Ibrahim, a remarkable young paleontologist, discovered this prehistoric giant. With amazing video and photography, Nizar will tell the story of the Spinosaurus' discovery, loss, and rediscovery, explaining what makes this ancient monster so unique.

National GeographicSpeaker

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: January 29, 2020 8:30 AM Learn More

On an ongoing “hand-luggage only” world tour, the Ukes provide pure entertainment, dead-pan British humour and irresistible foot-tapping music. They are the masters of the unexpected, whether re-imaging folk songs, twisting classical music favourites, uncovering quirky versions of rock covers, or playing the performers’ own all-original compositions, they always deliver a virtuosic, twanging, awesome obituary of rock-n-roll and melodious light entertainment featuring only the “bonsai guitar’ and a menagerie of voices in a collision of post-punk performance and toe tapping oldies.

International

March 28 | 7pm
The Sharon L Morse Performing Arts Center
$43-65 | Obstructed View $25
Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: December 18, 2019 8:30 AM Learn More

Founded in 1952 by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández, Ballet Folklórico brings together the music, dance and costume of Mexican folklore from pre-Colombian civilizations through the modern era. With its permanent home at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, one of Mexico City’s most historic venues, the company has developed choreography for 40 ballets, composed of 76 folk dancers who have performed extensively across Mexico and abroad.

DanceInternational

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: February 5, 2020 8:30 AM Learn More

Pilobolus is an internationally renowned movement company. For 45 years they have tested the limit of human physicality, exploring the power of connected bodies. In 2009, Pilobolus created Shadowland, the first show of it’s kind, which has since performed in 32 countries, for over a million people. Now Pilobolus is proud to present an all-new Shadow adventure.

TheaterVariety

April 2020

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: February 12, 2020 8:30 AM Learn More

Through hallmark songs, dance, and moments, the show captures the artistry, spirit, and impact of an cultural phenomenon that has captured the hearts of billions across the world over the generations. Inspired by the music of R.D. Burman, Lata Mangeshkar, and A.R. Rahman, the dance moves of superstars like Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra, and romance as captured by Raj Kapoor and Yash Raj Chopra, experience Bollywood as never before. Bollywood Boulevard will thrill fans, new and old.

DanceInternational

May 2020

Get Tickets Tickets on Sale: March 18, 2020 8:30 AM Learn More

The Hit Men credentials, showmanship and sheer talent are unmatched by any other group in modern music. They deliver sizzling shows that combine hit after hit after hit with eye-popping videos and reminiscences born from their witnessing and making musical history.

Rockrock & roll