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This event page lists performances that are produced by BPAC and our designated Partner arts organizations. It is not a complete, exhaustive list of every event in BPAC's venues.

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BPAC  2023 Family Fun Series
Ticket Packages

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SAVE WHEN YOU BUY ALL 3 SHOWS!

BPAC presents our 22-23 Family Fun Series!

BPAC is the place to bring the family!

Three shows at Owens Auditorium that are fun for everyone.

Packages for 2023 include:

Confessions of a Former Bully - Jan. 29, 2023

A Sick Day for Amos McGee - Mar. 4, 2023

Puppy Pals Live - May 15, 2023

 Carolina Philharmonic
The Storytellers

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

Owens Auditorium    7:30 pm

 

The Philharmonic presents Movie Music, with behind the scenes interviews!

Standup comedian Joe DeVito

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Owens Auditorium    7:00 pm

 

BPAC presents live standup comedy with the performer, panelist, and writer from FOX News Channel's GUTFELD!

Whether taking on relationships, his Italian-American family, or current events, Joe DeVito's dead-on timing, unexpected twists, and sheer flights of lunacy make him a favorite at venues across the USA, and at the top clubs in New York City.

 

Joe has performed on The Late Late Show, Comics Unleashed, Comedy Central, AXS-tv’s Gotham Comedy Live, and more, including a semi-finalist turn on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He also writes for the top-rated Gutfeld! show, where he appears as a panelist and performer. 

 

Joe’s comedy albums are in regular rotation on Sirius/XM Radio, and his “clean comedy” special for Dry Bar Comedy has over 8 million views online.

Confessions of a Former Bully
Family Fun Series

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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Owens Auditorium   3:00 pm

 

BPAC presents Children's Theatre of Charlotte's stage adaptation of the bestselling

children's book.

Recommended for Grades 3 and up. 

 

A tough subject takes center stage and explores how to heal after the hurt. When Katie, who never considered herself a bully, repeatedly teases classmate Monica, it pushes their friendship to a tipping point. Katie’s hurtful words and behavior lead her to the principal’s office to deal with the consequence of her actions with a counselor. Will she be able to salvage a friendship and regain the trust of her peers? Told from the perspective of the bully and the bullied, this story makes everyone consider how they treat others and want to be treated themselves.

La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet
Fiesta in Sound

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Friday, February 3, 2023

McPherson Theater   7:00 pm

 

BPAC will be jumping with the sounds of Latin Jazz and LA FIESTA LATIN JAZZ QUINTET: FIESTA IN SOUND. Experience their delightful sound in the beautiful and intimate McPherson Theater!

La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet’s repertoire of consists of authentic Latin Jazz made famous by such famous Latin jazz musicians as Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, and Dizzy Gillespie, plus original tunes. The group has produced two CD’s entitled “La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet” and “the Latin Jazz Pandemic Suite.”

 Carolina Philharmonic
Broadway Serenade

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Saturday, February 18, 2023

Owens Auditorium    7:30 pm

 

Featuring two Broadway stars with the Philharmonic!

The Four Freshmen
in concert at BPAC

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Friday, March 3, 2023

Owens Auditorium   7:00 pm

 

BPAC presents the legendary Four Freshmen, America's most enduring vocal group!

Singing with a harmony uniquely their own, The Four Freshmen have enamored listeners world-wide for years, while gaining recognition as one of the most influential vocal groups of all time. Their tight-knit sound inspired The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, The Mamas & The Papas, Frankie Valli and the Manhattan Transfer.

The Freshmen have recorded over 75 albums, 70 top selling singles, and received 6 Grammy Nominations. The four have toured constantly since their inception,continuing to perform to sold out audiences around the globe. The integrity of the sound created by the original guys has been meticulously maintained.

 

While paying tribute to such classic Freshmen favorites as “Day By Day” and “Blue World,” the current group also continues to bring new arrangements to their live shows and recordings. Their youth, vitality, and talent adds a modern twist of elegance to a time-honored sound. The Four Freshmen are Great Gentlemen of Song and True Masters of Harmony.

 Carolina Philharmonic
A Night at the Opera

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

Owens Auditorium    7:30 pm

 

Featuring four opera vocalists with the Philharmonic!

A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Family Fun Series

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

Owens Auditorium   5:00 pm

 

BPAC presents the stage version of the award winning book!

Recommended for Grades K-2.

Friendship can be the best medicine when you’re feeling blue. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

 

In this heart-warming story about the joys of friendship, zookeeper Amos McGee knows friends can come in all sorts of species, too. Every day, Amos visits his animal friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, caring for a particularly shy penguin, and reading stories to an owl. One day, Amos is too sick to visit his zoo friends, but, fortunately, the animals know just what to do.

Kelli O'Hara
in concert at BPAC

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

Owens Auditorium   7:00 pm

 

BPAC presents the Tony Award winning star of HBO's The Gilded Age live on stage!

DATE CHANGE: March 18 is the new date for this event. If you had tickets for the previous date--your tickets and seats have been ported over to the new date. You do not have to do anything. If you are no longer able to attend due to the date change, please contact us via email at bpac@sandhills.edu for a refund, before Dec. 15.

 

Stage and screen star Kelli O’Hara has established herself as one of Broadway’s greatest leading ladies. Her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in The King and I garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy, Drama League, Outer Critics and Olivier Nominations.

 

Currently starring in HBO's The Gilded Age, Kelli also received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Katie Bonner in the hit web series The Accidental Wolf. Other Broadway credits include Kiss Me Kate, The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work if You Can Get It, South Pacific, The Pajama Game, The Light in the Piazza, and more.

 

In 2015, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Lehar’s The Merry Widow opposite Renee Fleming and returned as Despina in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte. Her concerts have gained international acclaim, spanning from Carnegie Hall to Tokyo. She is a frequent performer on PBS’s live telecasts, The Kennedy Center Honors and performs often alongside The New York Philharmonic. Along with her two Grammy nominations, her solo albums, Always and Wonder in the World, are available on Ghostlight Records.

Puppy Pals Live
Family Fun Series

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Monday, May 15, 2023

Owens Auditorium   7:00 pm

 

BPAC presents the sensational act seen on America's Got Talent!

It's a howling good time! Puppy Pals is a family fun action-packed show where adopted and rescued dogs perform spectacular stunts and breathtaking feats. Watch as we lead the puppies and audience through challenging and comical tricks as the pooches show everyone who is really boss! Full of surprises and laugh-out-loud canine comedy this performance appeals to children and adults.

 Carolina Philharmonic
Blue Notes

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Saturday, May 20, 2023

Owens Auditorium    7:30 pm

 

Jazz headliners with orchestra. Opening night of Pinehurst Jazz Festival!