Majestic Theater Announces 2022-2023 Celebrity Season

Experience the magic of live entertainment with the Majestic Theater at Gettysburg College during the 2022-2023 celebrity season, which kicks off in August. The season’s monumental lineup includes legendary performances by world-renowned musicians, awe-inspiring dance performances, a magician, live theater and the first-ever film festival dedicated to films from ken burns. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 17 to the general public. Majestic members will be able to access ticket presales starting Monday, June 13.

The centerpiece of the 2022-2023 season is Who are we? : a festival celebrating the films of ken burns, scheduled for February 10-12, 2023. The weekend, representing the first-ever dedicated and sanctioned documentary film festival, will include 25 hours of film screenings across Burns’ 40-year catalog, three presentations featuring featured Burns and opportunities to hear Burns’ colleagues talk about the music, scripts and cinematography that have come to characterize his work. Tickets for all three events featuring Burns are $29 each. A festival pass that includes entry to all ticketed events and advance seating at festival events will also be available. Many festival events are free, but ticket reservations are required. Advance ticket reservation is strongly recommended and is only available by calling or visiting the box office.

The 2022-2023 celebrity season opener in early August features two popular concerts that are sure to have audiences singing along. Rock legend and founding member of the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, Graham Nash returns to the Majestic on Sunday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. Later that same week, The Doo Wop Project, featuring stars from Broadway hit Jersey Boys, brings the classic 1950s sound and close harmonies of five guys singing in a street. step into the 21st century with a performance on Friday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m. The show is sponsored by the J. William Warehime Fund of the Majestic Theater Centennial Endowment.

October 15 at 8 p.m., best-selling author and NPR contributor David Sedaris made her Gettysburg debut following the release of her latest books The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. This intimate evening will include a selection of new readings, a Q&A session with the audience, and a book signing, with books available for purchase through the Gettysburg College Bookstore.

Be mesmerized by spooky ghouls and goblins conjured by a master illusionist David Caserta in Haunted Illusions, appearing on stage Friday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. This family-friendly show is made possible by the Sites Family Endowment Fund for Children’s Programming, part of The Majestic’s Centennial Endowment. The two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir Raise the roof at the Majestic Theater on Monday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. as part of their 2022 North American tour. The choir is made up of 20 South African artists who share the inspirational power of African gospel music. The Gettysburg concert by the ensemble that has performed for world leaders is part of WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital’s Healing HeARTs Healthy Family Series.

Totem Pole Playhouse’s beloved A Christmas Carol will take to the stage from December 9-18 with a cast of local and professional actors, singers and dancers. Dancing with the Local Stars, benefiting the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County and the Adams County Arts Council, will pair local celebrities with professional choreographers on Friday. January 13, 2023 and Mountainfilm on Tour will bring the best of documentary shorts to the big screen on Friday January 20, 2023 for the third year. On Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 5 p.m., The Aluminum Show presents a magical, mysterious and multi-sensory experience on a futuristic planet made entirely of aluminum. The show is suitable for patrons ages 5 and up and is sponsored by the Jean S. LeGros and Jeffrey Gabel Endowment Fund for Family Programming.

Two theatrical performances postponed from last season due to the pandemic will grace the stage in early 2023. The Reduced Shakespeare Company presents The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 7:30 p.m., mocking the subject. was born to scale down – from the intellectual to the infamous – comedy through the ages. On Friday, March 3, 2023 at 7:30 p.m., LA Theater Works presents Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom, the hilarious true-to-life story of one of America’s most beloved television comedies. The show, supported by the Majestic Theater Centennial Endowment, sold out when it premiered in Los Angeles in 2018.

The Trinity Irish Dance Company, fusing Ireland’s vibrant, traditional dance form with American innovation, will dazzle Majestic audiences with their energetic, impactful and agile performance on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. courtesy of the Majestic Theater Centennial Fund endowment Lydia Zeigler Clare. And George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain invades Gettysburg on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. with their critically acclaimed, not-too-serious, but still silly renditions of a catalog ranging from rock and pop to jazz and classical music. The show is supported by the Majestic Theater Centennial Endowment.

Tickets for several shows are already on sale. Tickets for the remainder of the 2022-2023 season will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 17. Majestic members will be able to begin accessing the ticket presale on Monday, June 13, depending on membership level. Tickets are available online at www.gettysburgmajestic.org, by calling (717) 337-8200, or stopping by the Box Office at 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. The ticket office is open Monday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. most shows are available at Gettysburg College’s Constitution parking lot. Plot. The shuttle leaves one hour before each performance and is ADA accessible. Metered parking is available at the Gettysburg Borough Parking Garage in Race Horse Alley as well as along Carlisle Street.

The Majestic Theater at the Jennifer and David LeVan Performing Arts Center is owned and operated by Gettysburg College as a gathering place for its campus and community to celebrate the arts together.

Pictured: ALUMINUM SHOW: Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 5 p.m., The Aluminum Show presents a magical, mysterious, multi-sensory experience on a futuristic, all-aluminum planet at the Majestic Theatre, 25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg. Tickets are available from Friday, June 17.

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