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  • Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

    Feb 14, 2021

  • Pretty Woman

    Feb 16 - 21, 2021

  • Itzhak Perlman

    May 4, 2021

  • Cats

    May 11 - 16, 2021

  • Blue Man Group

    Jun 22 - 23, 2021

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles Poster

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

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Cobb Great Hall

February 14, 2021

Together longer than The Beatles themselves, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary group, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that's as infectious as it is transporting. Includes the early hits to later classics that The Beatles never got the chance to play live - including the most complex and challenging songs.

Pretty Woman Poster

Pretty Woman

Cobb Great Hall

February 16 - 21, 2021

After delighting audiences on Broadway Vivian and Edward are bringing their whirlwind romance on their first national tour! Overseen by the movie's director, the late Garry Marshall, this show boasts music from Bryan Adams and direction and choreography from two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots).

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Itzhak Perlman

Cobb Great Hall

May 4, 2021

The Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning Israeli-American is renowned as the pre-eminent violinist of the 20th century after coming to prominence at the tender age of 13 on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1958. Despite losing the use of his legs due to polio, he has overcome the odds to become one of the most successful violin virtuosos in the world and his haunting music work has featured in movies including Schindler's List and Memoirs of a Geisha.

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Cats

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Cobb Great Hall

May 11 - 16, 2021

After an exciting revival on Broadway in 2016 - the first since its marathon 18-year run - Cats is heading out on tour, bringing the feline frolics to a town near you! Full of musical theatre classics, instantly recognizable costumes, and choreography and bursting with cat-itude, this iconic show is purrfect for newcomers and old-timers.

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Blue Man Group

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Cobb Great Hall

June 22 - 23, 2021

Now a true phenomenon in the world of entertainment, the Blue Man Group have come a long way since their inception in the late 80s. The drums and bright paint remain but the rest of the show has had several injections of technological trickery, current cultural references and refreshed humor. Oh no, this isn't the show you saw all those years ago - the Blue Man Group is back with their newest show, Speechless!

Wharton Center for the Performing Arts

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750 East West Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

Located on the Michigan State University Campus, and named for former president Clifton R. Wharton Jr.. & his wife Dolores. The Wharton Center for the Performing Arts has been enriching the lives of the community since 1982. Alongside hosting Broadway tours, concerts and comedy, it is also the permanent residence of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. Dedicated to providing a home for world-class entertainment and theatrical arts, The Wharton is a leading cultural and creative hub in the state, focusing a great deal of their resources on education and strengthening the value of the arts.

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