Country star visits theater
STATE COLLEGE - Country superstar Dierks Bentley will visit The State Theatre in State College at 8 p.m. May 17. The tour is in support of Bentley's upcoming bluegrass and roots music-inspired acoustic concept album "Up on the Ridge," featuring the supporting band, The Travelin' McCourys. "The Travelin' McCourys" are better known as the latest version of the legendary bluegrass group, The Del McCoury Band.
Opening the show will be Texas-based singer/song-writer Hayes Carll.
Tickets for the show are $33 and go on sale at 11 a.m. today. Tickets are available online at www.thestatetheatre.org, in person at the theater box office and by calling 272-0606.
CLP holding auditions
EBENSBURG - Cresson Lake Playhouse will hold auditions for the musical revue "Nunsensations Las Vegas" from 4 to 6 p.m. April 10 at Ogle Street Rehearsal Hall, 526 West Ogle St. The play will be performed May 27 through June 5.
For more information or to order tickets, call 472-4333.
PSU presents 'Palmer Park'
STATE COLLEGE - The Pennsylvania State School of Theatre's University Resident Theatre Company will present "Palmer Park" April 13 through April 24 at the Citizens Bank Theatre.
Tickets are $10 for preview performances, $14 for evening performances and $8.50 for Penn State students. Tickets are available at the Penn State Downtown Ticket Center, Eisenhower Box Office, Bryce Jordan Center or by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX.
PSU Altoona stages classic
Penn State Altoona's Division of Arts and Humanities will present William Shakespeare's classic tale of power and greed "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through March 27 and 2 p.m. March 27 and 28 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Twenty-one students are acting in the play, including Clay Anthony Hasychak, a senior integrative art major, who is playing Macbeth and designing blood effects. Other students, along with several Penn State Altoona faculty and staff, are working on lighting, design, costuming and stage crew. Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Robin Reese is directing the play with assistance from Associate Professor of Women's Studies and English Meg Powers Livingston.
Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for the general public. Tickets can purchased at the box office of the Misciagna Family Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and before all events. Reservations can be made by calling 949-5452.
State Theatre hosts Banff
STATE COLLEGE - The Seventh Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, sponsored by Sierra Club and Appalachian Outdoors, will be presented at 7 p.m. April 13 and 14 at The State Theatre.
The tour features a collection of the best action, environmental and adventure mountain films. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is produced by Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre and features award-winning films and audience favorites from approximately 300 films entered in the annual festival in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 the night of the show and $20 for both nights. Tickets can be purchased online at www.StateTickets.org, at the theater box office or by calling 272-0606.