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Majestic Theater Announces Its 2022-2023 Celebrity Season | arts and entertainment

Experience the magic of live entertainment with Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater during the 2022-2023 Celebrity Season beginning in August. Seasonal programming includes performances by world-renowned musicians, dance shows, a magician, live theater and the first-ever film festival dedicated to the films of Ken Burns.

The heart of the 2022-2023 season is “Who are we? A Festival Celebrating the Films of Ken Burns, taking place February 10-12. Representing the first film festival ever dedicated to and sanctioned by the documentary filmmaker, the weekend will feature 25 hours of screenings from Burns’ 40th Anniversary Catalogue, three presentations featuring Burns and Opportunities, from Burns’ peers about the music, scripts and to hear cinematography that characterize his work. Tickets for the three events featuring Burns are $29 each. A festival pass with entry to all paid events and early seating at festival events will also be available. Many festival events are free to attend, but ticket reservations are required. Advance ticket reservations are strongly recommended and are only available by phone or at the box office.

The celebrity season 2022-2023 will open in early August with two popular concerts that always get the audience singing along. Rock legend and founding member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, Graham Nash returns to The Majestic on August 7th at 7:30pm. Later this week, The Doo Wop Project, starring stars from the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys,” will bring the classic 1950s sound and tight harmonies of five boys singing on a street corner with a performance on August 12 at 7 p.m :30 bring it into the 21st century.

Bestselling author and NPR contributor David Sedaris will make his Gettysburg debut on October 15 at 8 p.m. following the release of his latest books, The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. This intimate evening will feature a selection of new readings, an audience question-and-answer session, and a book signing with books available for purchase.

Master illusionist David Caserta will summon spooky ghouls and goblins on the family-friendly show Haunted Illusions on October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will rock the Majestic on November 21 at 7:30 p.m. as part of their 2022 North American tour. The choir consists of 20 South African artists who share the inspirational power of African gospel music. The company’s Gettysburg concert, which has performed for world leaders, is part of WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital’s Healing HeARTs Healthy Family Series.

Totem Pole Playhouse’s popular ‘A Christmas Carol’ will take the stage from December 9th to 18th with a cast of local and professional actors, singers and dancers.

The Adams County Arts Council will pair local celebrities with professional choreographers in “Dancing with the Local Stars” for a January 13 show.

“Mountainfilm on Tour” brings the best documentaries to the big screen for the third time on January 20th.

“The Aluminum Show” at the Majestic on January 28th at 17:00 is a magical, mysterious, multi-sensory experience set on a futuristic planet made entirely of aluminium. The show is suitable for ages 5 and up.

Two theatrical performances postponed from last season will grace the stage in early 2023. The Reduced Shakespeare Company will present “The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)” on February 18 at 7:30 p.m., satirizing the subject it was born to reduce – from high-profile to low-brow – comedy through the ages. LA Theater Works presents Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom on March 3 at 7:30 p.m., the hilarious true story behind one of America’s favorite television comedies.

Fusing Ireland’s vibrant and traditional dance form with American innovation, Trinity Irish Dance Company will bring their hard, percussive and agile performance to the stage on March 23rd at 7:30pm.

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will be in town on May 9th at 7:30pm with their critically acclaimed, not-too-serious but always-so-silly interpretations of a catalog that ranges from rock and pop to to jazz and classical music.

Tickets are available online at gettysburgmajestic.org, by phone at 717-337-8200, or at the box office at 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, which is open Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m :30pm is open Saturday and 1pm to 5:30pm Sunday.

Free parking and a round-trip shuttle service is available for most live shows from Gettysburg College’s Constitution Parking Lot. Shuttle rides begin one hour prior to each performance and are ADA accessible. Paid parking is available at the Gettysburg Borough Parking Garage on Race Horse Alley and along Carlisle Street.

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