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At the Batavia Fine Arts Centre

Nov 01, 2017 08:30AM

Batavia High School Presents: Cats

November 9-11 at 7:30pm

Batavia High School’s annual musical returns to the fall with the production of “CATS.”

This wonderfully imaginative show features some of the most treasured songs in musical theater and is set in a junkyard playground alive with feline characters, including Rum Tum Tugger, Mr. Mistoffelees, Macavity, Old Deuteronomy, Jennyanydots, Grizabella, and Skimbleshanks.

 CATS” is based on T. S. Eliot’s collection of poems, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.” Originally written for his godchildren, T.S. Eliot’s poems have strong parallels to human habits, attitudes, and behaviors, and teach the importance of tolerance and sympathy for others.

Ball in the House: Holiday Magic

December 15, 2017 – 7:30pm

Back by popular demand from our 2012-13 season, “Ball in the House: Holiday Magic” follows in the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men and The Temptations, while incorporating the pop and neo-soul influence of artists like Bruno Mars. The five- member veteran vocal band will make you move to your feet. With an extensive tour schedule (averaging 200 dates a year), Ball in the House reaches millions and is arguably one of the hardest-working, most successful indie bands today. Over the years, the band has performed with several artists including The Beach Boys, Gladys Knight, Kool & the Gang, KC and The Sunshine Band, Jessica Simpson, and Smokey Robinson. Ring in the holiday season with the exciting sounds of a capella spirit!

Masters of the Mind

January 19, 2018 – 7:30pm

Performing for the first time together in this new production, four internationally acclaimed mentalists who have been seen on NBC, FOX, CNN, BRAVO, History Channel, Discovery, and  Univision, demonstrate the phenomenal power of the mind via telekinesis, hypnosis, mind reading, and predictions, leaving audiences mesmerized!

Coming Up at The Centre

November 9-11 - Batavia High School Presents “Cats”

November 13 - Rotolo Middle School Fall Choral Concert

November 15 - GMS 3 and 4 Music Concert

November 16 - HCS 4th and 5th Grade Performance

November 25-26 - The Fox Valley Nutcracker

November 29 - Batavia High School “Kaleidoscope Concert”

December 2-3 - DancEncounter Presents “The Nutcracker”

December 7 - LWS Winter Concert

December 8-10 - Spotlight Youth Theatre Presents “A Christmas Carol”

December 15 - Ball In The House: Holiday Magic

December 18 - Batavia High School AP Art Show

December 18 - 5th Grade Band Winter Concert

December 19 - 5th and 7th Grade Orchestra Concert

December 20 - 6th and 8th Grade Orchestra Concert