Magician Joshua Lozoff
With his deep love for the art of magic, contagious humor and fascination with human psychology, Joshua Lozoff brings “Life is Magic” to the Kirby Stage. Celebrated for creating an atmosphere of joy and wonder, Lozoff travels the world combining amazing illusions and mental feats that explore the possibilities of the human mind. “Life is Magic” makes for a mind-bending and captivating evening!
Show Date: January 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Stranger - Billy Joel Tribute
Introducing America’s most authentic tribute to the legendary Billy Joel, formed by Mike Santoro.
The Stranger is a musical powerhouse that is recognized as one of the best and most entertaining live bands in the business.
Show Date: February 2, 2019 at 7:30pm
Directed by Ray Pearce. Come see this hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery, the rest of the sisterhood having succumbed to botulism after eating cream soup prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God. The sisters parade their talents at a variety show staged to raise funds so that the last four of the dearly departed can be buried. The score pulses with merriment and an unabashed desire to make you laugh, with songs and spontaneous comic interludes.
Audition Dates: December 17 & 18, 2018 at 7pm
Show Dates: February 15 & 16, 2019 at 7:30pm and February 17, 2019 at 6:30pm.
*Dinner is an additional $15 to ticket price and orders must be placed by Feb. 1st.
*Dinner times are February 15 & 16 at 6:15pm and February 17 at 5:15pm
North Carolina Central University Big Band
Under the direction of Jazz Studies Program Director Ira Wiggins, Ph.D., the NCCU Big Band Jazz Ensemble has earned high accolades at numerous American and international festivals. The ensemble also has performed at the White House on multiple occasions. Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo have been artists-in-residence since 2005.
Show Date: April 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
Heehaw - A County Faith Community
Directed by Eddy Daniel. Back by popular demand! This year’s HEE HAW is full of the same zany characters and corny country jokes as the first two, with an added focus on the strong community of faith here in Person County. Come join the fun with the whole HEE HAW gang as they romp through Person County’s country life with lots of gospel songs and church jokes thrown in. And don’t be surprised if the Kirby just plain busts out in revival during the show!
Audition Date: March 18, 2019 at 6pm
Show Dates: April 26 & 27, 2019 at 7:30pm and April 28, 2019 at 3pm
This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org.