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  • Hamilton

    May 14 - Jun 2, 2019

  • Steve Martin & Martin Short

    Nov 4, 2018

  • Harry Connick Jr.

    Nov 30, 2018

  • Fiddler on the Roof

    Dec 4 - 9, 2018

  • Mannheim Steamroller

    Dec 21, 2018

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Cobb Great Hall

May 14 - June 2, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musical. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious B.I.G., this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures.

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Steve Martin & Martin Short

Cobb Great Hall

November 4, 2018

Martin meets Martin in this extraordinary meeting of two of modern comedy's greatest entertainers. Steve Martin and Martin Short present 'A Very Stupid Conversation', a Q&A style conversation between the two comedians and the audience with a musical twist. Featuring special guests 'The Steep Canyon Rangers', expect an evening of banjo-tinged interludes and singing punctuated by the side-splitting humor and charisma of these comedy greats.

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Harry Connick Jr.

Cobb Great Hall

November 30, 2018

Hailing from New Orleans, modern day legend of music, theatre and film Harry Connick Jr. has delighted audiences across the globe over a 30-year career, and his iconic New Orleans jazz style has earned him multiple Grammy wins and record sales of over 16 million.

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Fiddler on the Roof

Cobb Great Hall

December 4 - 9, 2018

The jubilant classic set on the eve of the Russian Revolution heads out on tour after its hugely successful Broadway revival. Featuring the songs 'If I Were a Rich Man' and 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker', Bartlett Sher's latest production of this musical classic is a show not to be missed!

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Mannheim Steamroller

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Cobb Great Hall

December 21, 2018

With the release of Mannheim Steamroller's first holiday album 1984 came the kind of fame that made the act a veritable Christmas time tradition. With founder and composer Chip Taylor at the helm, the all-American music troupe continues to tour extensively, bringing Yuletide cheer to audiences throughout the US with a unique Neo-Classical take on popular carols and songs. It's no wonder that Mannheim Steamroller is the top-selling Holiday Act of all time!

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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