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OPERA HOUSE Don't miss a performance in the restored Opera House with dinner
theaters and a variety of musical entertainments.
Irish Stories and Glories
Saturday, March 16 • 6 p.m.
Presented by Laurel Arts & Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House
A traditional Irish dinner, catered by Chuckwagon, will be followed by the film "Irish Stories & Glories" with narration by filmmaker Sandy Mortimer.
Tickets are $25/person. Guest are invited to BYOB. Space is limited. To reserve a seat, call the Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House at 814-926-4546 or Laurel Arts at 814-443-2433
Doc Dixon - MagiComedian
Saturday, April 13 • 6 p.m.
Amazing Mind-Reading & Magic Delivered with Hilarious Comedy
From comedy clubs and resorts to prestigious corporate events, Doc thrills his audience with this hilarious and baffling mind-reading magic. You'll laugh 'til it hurts at this "over-caffeinated dad-next-door clean comedy. You'll want to jump out of your chair when he actually makes his head GROW to twice its normal size.
Why settle for Hilarious OR Amazing when you can get hilarious AND amazing? Doc Dixon will knock your socks off -- and if you're wearing pantyhose, he loves a challenge?
National Train Day Activities
At Rockwood Mill Shoppes
Saturday, May 11
12 - 5 p.m. Car Cruise in parking lot.
1 p.m. "The Little Engine That Could"
Performance by Stage Right! from Greensburg.
Stage Right! produces a series of kids theater called Books Come Alive. These are produced in local libraries and schools in the Westmoreland County area. The Opera House is pleased to offer this production to our local children in honor of Amtrak's National Train Day.
6 p.m. DooWop Show
featuring "The Streetlights"
"The Streetlights" are a fun-loving group of four vocalists (2 guys, 2 gals) who 'keep the music alive' by taking you back to the good old days with their harmonies in a pleasant blend of a capella doo wop and favored oldies for your dancing and listening pleasure. The singers are Cathi Rhodes (soprano) and Diane Paul (alto), both of Greensburg, Dom Palmieri (baritone) of Irwin, and Joe DiFalco (bass) of North Versailles.
A Tribute to the Good Ole USA
featuring Danny Conner and Pamela Hottle
Three Performances: May 22, 23 & 30 • Noon
A tribute show featuring songs from across the U.S.A. and patriotic music that will inspire all. Sing along with songs that we all treasure and also honor those who throughout the years have sacrificed their lives for our freedom.
Written by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears
Performed by the Rockwood Players
Directed by Cory Sigler
Saturday, June 22 • 6 p.m.
Why go to New York City to see a Broadway show when you can go to Rockwood?
What do Arles Struvie, Thurston Wheelis, Aunt Pearl, Petey Fish, Phineas Bly and Rev. Spikes have in common? In this hilarious send-up of small town morals and mores, they are all among the upstanding citizens of Tuna, Texas' third smallest town. The long-running Off Broadway hit features two actors creating the entire population of Tuna in a tour de farce of quick change artistry, changing costumes and characterizations faster than a jack rabbit runs from a coyote. Two actors, twenty characters and a barrel of laughs, y'all.
Cher and Friends!
starring Suzanne Laughlin
Saturday, July 13 • 6 p.m.
Liven up your evening with this thoroughly entertaining and utterly unique variety show from this elegant entertainer! Suzanne Laughlin is a singer/impersonator/ impressionist who has been entertaining audiences all over the U.S. for years. She opens the show with singing impressions of some of her very favorite female artists like Anne Murray, Karen Carpenter and Nancy Sinatra to name a few of them and then 'ends with a bang' as the one and only Cher! Experience a truly wonderful & fun performance you won't soon forget!
Take Two Variety Band
featuring Russ and Donna Miller
Tuesday, July 16 • Noon
Blues, ballads, country, rock and roll, patriotic and Big Band standards are on the play list for Russ and Donna. The talented due are both the instrumentalists and vocalists. You'll be sure to enjoy their upbeat entertainment and wide variety of instruments.
One Night With You
featuring Walt Sanders
Saturday, August 10 • 6 p.m.
Walt has been an Elvis fan since he can remember. In 1992, he went to a karaoke bar for the first time which set his lifelong dream into motion. In 1993, he began performing as an Elvis Tribute Artist. One year later he formed a band and began doing festivals, car shows, etc. Today, Walt has refined his show into a genuine tribute to Elvis. Just look through his guest book and see what people are saying. Come to a show and see for yourself what all the hype is about.
Absolute Elton John
starring Lee Alverson
Saturday, August 24 • Noon
Lee Alverson's Tribute to Elton John is one of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas with regular performances at The Venetian, Paris and Treasure Island Casinos. By showcasing decades of Elton's music with exact replicas of his costumes, Lee is able to entertain an audience in a way that captures the true excitement of a "real" Elton performance.
"His tone is surprisingly Eltonish ... he's very, very good. The man is a consumate player, his fingers traipsing along the keyboard as effortlessly as Elton's, producing a startlingly ornate sound. It's an impressive display and for those who love Elton John's best-known hits, an entertaining show." --Tiffany Yates, Naples Daily News
Bumper Jacksons: Bicycle-Powered Tour
featuring Jess Eliot Myhre and Chris Ousley
Thursday, September 12 • 6:30 p.m.
This Wammie-nominated DC duo is boldly taking to the trails of Maryland and Pennsylvania by pedaling their instruments from DC to Pittsburgh and performing in trail towns along the way. Their music straddles the breadth of old-time American folk music. From country blues to New Orleans jazz, their music is unassuming, energetic, soulful, and deeply rooted in our American consciousness.
Don't miss them!
Two Nuts And A Bolt
featuring Russ and Dody Clever
Wednesday, September 18 • Noon
"Two Nuts and a Bolt" have been performing over an eight-state area at banquets, parties, state and national conventions for many years, winning applause and appreciation from audiences everywhere. This unique floorshow revives the stand-up comedy routines of Vaudeville, combining songs and jokes with a mixture of audience participation, good-natured fun and old-fashioned patriotism.
Las Vegas Then and Now
starring Lee Alverson
Saturday, September 28 • 6 p.m.
He's shared the stage with Barry Manilow and is a regular at Las Vegas' top casinos! Join Lee Alverson as he takes you on a musical journey to the "strip" as he performs songs from current Las Vegas shows as well as a salute to Vegas of Yesteryear with Sinatra and Elvis hits. Show includes a special tribute to The Venetian Casino's Phantom show with Lee in costume as "THE PHANTOM" and his internationally renowned Elton John impersonation!
featuring The Rockwood Players
Directed by Cory Sigler
Saturday, October 26 • 6 p.m.
It wouldn't be Halloween without having a murder mystery performed in the Opera House. You will be mystified with suspense that will bring out the real 'sleuth' in you as you attempt to solve the mystery. Grab your friends and come out for a night of scary fun!
Saturday, November 30 • 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
There's no reason to wait in long lines at the mall or pay for overpriced photos when your little one can have a special memory with Santa at Mill Shoppes. Bring your camera and catch a moment that won't soon be forgotten. All the little ones receive a free cookie and the chance to visit with Santa as long as they like!
featuring the Westmoreland Community College Choir
Saturday, November 30 • 6 p.m.
This 84-member ensemble is comprised of students and community members from a variety of occupations and backgrounds who love to sing. Many choir members have stated that "Being in this choir brings back the days of singing in high school." Come see them at their holiday best as they perform a variety of your favorite Christmas classics. The show is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
Christmas With Cash
featuring Bill Venet and The Johnny Cash
& June Carter Cash Tribute Band
Wednesday, December 4 • Noon
Yes, we all need a little "CASH" for Christmas. With his striking resemblance and voice similarities to that of legend Johnny Cash, Bill has become one of the region's most popular Johnny Cash tribute artists. He and the Tribute Band will be performing a variety of music including Johnny Cash hits and your favorite Christmas songs.
All events include a buffet meal catered by local restaurants. Did you know that we can plan a special custom event for your group, complete with food and entertainment? Call us to see how we can make your next event a great success.
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