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FREE ‘Tidings of Comfort and Joy’ Community Concert Coming to McGregor Hall

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-Information courtesy the Vance County Arts Council Facebook page

The Vance County Arts Council presents “Tidings of Comfort and Joy” with Christmas music and dance for the soul on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in downtown Henderson.

Performances begin at 4 p.m.; doors open at 3:30 p.m.

Admission is free; donations are welcome.

Performers include The Holden Brothers of Washington, DC, Brenda Branch & Chosen, Saxophonist Nick Tucker, Tyrone Burwell, Andrew Chien, Miguel Vitug, Brotherhood, Work in Progress, the Ballet Arts Allstars and more!

Sponsored by The North Carolina Arts Council, Maria Parham Health and Vance Family Medicine.

Raleigh Ringers to Bring Holiday Cheer to McGregor Hall

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center will be filled with the sounds of the holidays on Friday, December 6, 2019, with a special one-night performance by The Raleigh Ringers. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

As seen annually on UNC-TV!

The Raleigh Ringers’ holiday handbell concert runs the gamut of song selections from old yuletide favorites to Vince Guaraldi’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” score and other sounds of the season.

Tickets may be purchased by:

DROP-IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HERE: www.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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Reminder: ‘Beyond Amazing Gospel Tour’ to Perform at McGregor Hall

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

The “Beyond Amazing Tour: A Gospel Music All-Star Event” will perform at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson on Friday, November 8, 2019, at 7 p.m.

This tour is already being described as one of the biggest and most powerful tours in the history of Gospel music!

The McGregor Hall stage will feature a parade of Gospel music stars on one spectacular evening, including Brian Free and Assurance, Karen Peck and New River, Joseph Habedank, Emily Ann Roberts, and a McGregor Hall favorite, Victoria Huggins.

Tickets may be purchased by:

DROP-IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HERE: www.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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‘Beyond Amazing’ Gospel Tour to Perform Nov. 8 at McGregor Hall

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

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The “Beyond Amazing Tour: A Gospel Music All-Star Event” will perform at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson on Friday, November 8, 2019, at 7 p.m.

This tour is already being described as one of the biggest and most powerful tours in the history of Gospel music!

The McGregor Hall stage will feature a parade of Gospel music stars on one spectacular evening, including Brian Free and Assurance, Karen Peck and New River, Joseph Habedank, Emily Ann Roberts, and a McGregor Hall favorite, Victoria Huggins.

Tickets may be purchased by:

DROP-IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HERE: www.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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Calling All Thespians! McGregor Hall to Hold ‘Into the Woods’ Auditions

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall

Stephen Sondheim’s Masterpiece “Into the Woods” is coming to McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in early 2020 and will be directed by Mark Hopper.

Here is your chance to be a part of every musical theatre thespian’s dream show in a state-of-the-art theater with a live professional orchestra!

Auditions will be held onstage at McGregor Hall, 201 Breckenridge Street in Henderson. You may choose to audition on either Saturday, November 9 at 10 a.m. or Sunday, November 10 at 7 p.m. You may be asked to attend an additional callback audition on Tuesday, November 12, at 7 p.m.

A list of characters and vocal ranges is available by CLICKING HERE.

Rehearsals will begin in late December. Performances will be held on January 31 (daytime school field trip show) and February 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 2020.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND FOR AN AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM

Reminder: ‘Shrek the Musical’ Coming to McGregor Hall This Weekend!

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

Everyone’s favorite movie is coming to McGregor Hall’s stage! DreamWorks Classic’s SHREK THE MUSICAL is the story of dreams becoming reality for a group of misunderstood fairy tale creatures who learn that our differences are what make us strong.

This Broadway-styled musical will feature glamorous costumes, a magical set, and a LIVE, professional orchestra.

The six performance dates include:

  • October 25-26, November 1-2, 2019, at 8 p.m
  • October 27, November 3, 2019, at 2 p.m.

“Soiree in the Swamp”

In addition to the performance, kids can join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and all of their friends for a “Soiree in the Swamp.”

Children of all ages will enjoy yummy delicacies, entertainment by Shrek and his friends and pictures with their favorite characters.

Activities will be held on McGregor Hall’s stage in the swamp set on Saturday, October 26 and Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 2 p.m.

All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Tickets for both “Soiree in the Swamp” and McGregor Hall’s October 25 – November 3 production of Dreamwork’s “Shrek The Musical” are available by:

DROP-IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HERE: www.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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McGregor Hall is Going ‘Shrek’ Green With Children’s ‘Soiree in the Swamp’

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

Join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and all of their friends for a “Soiree in the Swamp” at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson.

Children of all ages will enjoy yummy delicacies, entertainment by Shrek and his friends and pictures with their favorite characters.

Activities will be held on McGregor Hall’s stage in the swamp set on Saturday, October 26 and Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 2 p.m.

All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

If you or your children enjoyed last year’s “Tea With Belle” event, then you’ll love Shrek and Fiona’s “Soiree in the Swamp!”

Tickets for both “Soiree in the Swamp” and McGregor Hall’s October 25 – November 3 production of Dreamwork’s “Shrek The Musical” are available by:

DROP-IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HEREwww.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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Reminder: McGregor Hall to Present ‘KING MICHAEL’ This Sat.

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

“KING MICHAEL: A Spectacular Tribute to the King of Pop” will be performed at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center, 201 Breckenridge Street in Henderson, this Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

From early moments with his brothers to his stratospheric rise to become “the greatest entertainer of all time,” this sensational tribute will include all Michael Jackson’s most popular songs.

Performed by a LIVE band, dancers, and backup singers, this stunning spectacle will bring to life the energy and charisma for which KING MICHAEL was so famous.

Tickets may be purchased by:

DROP IN: 201 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, N.C. Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m

CALL: (252) 598-0662 (M-F 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

CLICK HERE: www.McGregorHall.org  (Use the eTix official site, online fees apply)

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Area Churches to Hold ACTS Benefit Concert at McGregor Hall

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

Several local churches will participate in the “Joyful Noise” concert at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the concert are $8 and will be available at the door. Proceeds from the concert benefit ACTS of Vance County.

Featured groups and performers include First Baptist Church, Clearview Baptist Church, Harriet Baptist Church, Shiloh Baptist Church, South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, Work in Progress with Roy Burroughs and Lynn Cooper.

McGregor Hall Announces Audition Dates for ‘Black Nativity’

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-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

Be a part of the retelling of Christ’s birth through gospel song and movement! “Black Nativity” incorporates the poetry of Langston Hughes with drama, dance, and both contemporary and traditional gospel song.

ALL actors of ALL appearances are welcome.

You may choose to audition on either Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m. or Sunday, September 15 at 3 p.m. You may subsequently be asked to attend a callback audition on Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.

Auditions will be held at McGregor Hall, 201 Breckenridge Street in Henderson. Please enter through the backstage door facing Winder Street at the top of the handicap ramp.

There will be a movement component for the auditions, so please wear appropriate shoes and clothing.

The production opens on Thursday, December 12 with two daytime school field trip performances. There will also be evening performances at 8 p.m. on December 13-14 and a 2 p.m. matinee performance on December 15.

Rehearsals will begin Monday, October 7. Onstage chorus members may be asked to purchase or rent costumes at their own expense.

For more information or to sign up for auditions visit www.mcgregorhall.org/auditions or email [email protected].

Break a leg!

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