Woodbine Productions 2023-2024 Season

Woodbine Productions 2023-2024 Season

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In its 18th season at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center, Woodbine Productions is a project of the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Foundation and an anonymous benefactor who underwrites all expenses related to the performance. Featuring four shows and one special add-on for subscribers, it is a concert series you do not want to miss! Tickets go on sale for individual shows August 22, 2023 and can be purchased online or by visiting the box office at The Oscar.

Puccini’s “La Boheme” Teatro Lirico D’Europa – Friday, September 22, 2023

La Boheme” is an opera wrote in four parts by Italian composer Giacamo Puccini. The Opera first premiered in Turin, Italy in 1896, and is a story about a tragic romance. It has been a success for decades and it is one of the most performed operas. It is sung in Italian, but has super titles in English.

Brian Stokes Mitchell Bringing Broadway to Brookings – Monday, October 16. 2023

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tony Award Winner, has more than a 40-year career in Broadway, concerts appearances, film, television, and recordings. Starring both on and off of Broadway in shows such as Kiss Me, Kate, Man of La Mancha, Jelly’s Last Jam and Sweeney Todd, you are guaranteed to enjoy his show, Bringing Broadway to Brookings!

By Special Request: “Metropolis”, Silent Film & Pipe Organ Featuring Ben Model, Silent Film Historian and Organist

Not officially a part of the Woodbine Productions, although the SDSU School of Performing Arts is welcoming back Ben Model! He will be accompanying the silent film “Metropolis” on the Founders Recital Hall organ. “Metropolis” is the first full-length silent film in the science fiction genre showcasing what life might be like 100 years from its release in 1927. This special feature is offered for two nights Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 2023.

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra – Friday, February 23, 2024

Delfeayo Marsalis, an acclaimed trombonist, composer and producer, got his start at an early age which lead him to producing over 120 recordings, earning one Grammy Award and multiple nominations, and touring internationally with jazz legends! Enjoy this entertaining ensemble that focuses on jazz traditions, New Orleans polyphony and spontaneous arrangements of their choice!

Chanticleer – Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer has gained attention from audiences all around the world! With roots in renaissance, the group has expanded to include classical, gospel, jazz, popular music and commissioning of new compositions and arrangements, there will be something for everyone. A fun fact about the group is that they are named for the rooster in Canterbury Tales!

For more information about Woodbine Productions or individual performances visit WoodbineProductions.com. All performances take place at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center located at 1601 University Blvd.

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