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October 2014

Date/Time Event
October 25, 2014
7:00 PM


The Magic of David Caserta

As seen on NBC’s, America’s Got Talent! You’ll be stunned and amazed as master illusionist David Caserta has people levitating, disappearing, and reappearing right before your eyes. You will witness never before seen illusions that have been created just for this show. Families will thrill, laugh and possibly vanish from sight at a magic spectacular like no other. What better way to celebrate Halloween than with an incredible night of magic! Special appearance by 999 The Hawk’s Rick Michaels!

November 2014

Date/Time Event
November 5, 2014 - November 6, 2014
7:30 PM


Mamma Mia! on Tour

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 more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!

November 15, 2014
9:00 AM

2014 Behind the Curtain


with Frank T. Smith

Back by popular demand! This is a rare opportunity to photograph the many intricacies of the beautiful historic State Theatre. Participants will be afforded uninterrupted access to the many unique and ornate components of this historic site including rarely seen artifacts and “Behind the Curtain” architecture.

The day’s schedule on November 15, 2014 will begin at 9:00 AM at the State Theatre with a presentation by Frank T. Smith, Olympus Trailblazer Visionary and local photographer. Frank will provide instruction and guided recommendations together with a glimpse of photographic prospects and expectations. At approximately 10:00 the shoot will begin in the theatre.

Following the shoot, all participants will be offered the option to exhibit a photograph at the State Theatre in 2015. Each participant can submit up to three images that will be juried and selected by Frank & a team from the State Theatre (cost of printing and mounting will be the responsibility of the participants). You can see images from the 2013 workshop in the Gallery Annex at the time of this workshop.

Participants will also receive a voucher good for 2 tickets to select State Theatre performance.

Limited to 24 participants
Enter through the main doors of the State Theatre

November 21, 2014
7:30 PM


The incomparable Randy Newman: singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist…and, of course, that distinctive voice. Newman’s unforgettable work includes “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today,” “You Can Leave Your Hat On,” “Short People,” “I Love L.A.” and the scores to Ragtime and The Natural. An Academy Award winner, EMMY Winner, six-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the Recording Academy’s prestigious Governors’ Award, Randy Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

November 22, 2014
5:00 PM -and- 8:00 PM


Part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy franchise, Bill Engvall is one of the top comedians today. His first album, HERE’S YOUR SIGN has been certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks.

November 30, 2014
4:00 PM

Outside Promoter: Stonefield Productions Presents


The signature voice you love from the Gaither Vocal Band, David Phelps comes to you live in concert!

Nicknamed “The Voice” for his otherworldly tenor-range pipes, David Phelps performs Christmas songs like no other. Backed by a full band, experience the joy of the holidays in this exclusive Lehigh Valley concert. Join us for an evening you will always remember as David takes you through his classic renditions of holiday favorites, past and present.

December 2014

Date/Time Event
December 2, 2014
7:00 PM


With Special Guests The Record Company

The Brian Setzer Orchestra, fronted by three-time Grammy Award-winner Brian Setzer, returns with their Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! Tour. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His December concert will include Setzer’s legendary guitar magic on hits such as “Rock This Town,” “(She’s) Sexy +17,” “Stray Cat Strut,” and “Jump, Jive and Wail” and lots more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed Holiday classics.

December 4, 2014
7:30 PM


By the Hollywood Concert Orchestra & Soloists

The Hollywood Concert Orchestra & Soloists, an ensemble of America’s finest musicians, has become one of the premier ensembles in the world. Conducted by Steve Charpie, the orchestra celebrates the spirit of the season with such traditional Christmas songs and waltzes as “Musical Sleigh Ride,” “Oh Holy Night, “ Have Yourself A Merry Christmas,” “Vienna,” and “Silver Bells.”

December 7, 2014
3:00 PM

Outside Promoter: UPA Productions Presents


On Sale: July 1st at 10 AM
With Special Guests: The Four Lads

Eighteen time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra return to the State Theatre with the 2013 Jimmy Sturr Christmas Show – with special guest The Four Lads.

December 11, 2014
7:30 PM


The Musical

Nebraska Theatre Caravan presents its delightful stage production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol. This fully staged musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale has become a Yuletide Tradition, with a full array of traditional Christmas carols such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Away In a Manger” and “Here We Come A-Wassailing” interwoven within the classic story of a tight-fisted, middleclass merchant Ebenezer Scrooge and all the beloved characters from Dickens’ 1843 novel. With a set evoking Currier and Ives prints and featuring special effects such as a spinning bed, this is a glorious holiday evening the whole family can enjoy!

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