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18-19 Touring Series

Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts provides and experience that is truly unique. Between our professional touring series and our academic season there is something for everyone. The touring series presents legendary recording artists like Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis, comedians like Martin Short and Jay Leno, and Broadway tours that have included CATS, Movin’ Out, and 42nd Street. The academic season presents events produced by Lindenwood’s own Theatre, Dance, Music, Fashion Design, and Studio Art programs.

In addition to exceptional arts and entertainment, an evening out at Lindenwood’s breathtaking J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts includes outstanding views in the incomparable Lindenwood Theater or Emerson Black Box Theater, adjacent and lighted parking just moments after exiting I-70, optional valet parking, and service from a staff committed to exceeding your expectations. To make your experience even better, we also offer the convenience of purchasing tickets in person at the Scheidegger Center Box Office or anytime, online at the Box Office

On behalf of the School of Arts, Media, and Communications and the entire Lindenwood community, thank you for your support. We look forward to welcoming you!

The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute (Sept. 22)

If you want to experience one of the best Beatles tributes ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four, The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude", the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing.

Bill Engvall (Oct. 5)

Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Bill’s first album, Here’s Your Sign, is certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks. His second album, Dorkfish, also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Chart, as did his subsequent comedy albums. Bill has written several books, including his 2007 autobiography Bill Engvall –Just A Guy.

Postmodern Jukebox, Back in Black and White Tour (Oct. 13)

Postmodern Jukebox is back.... Back in Black & White! The band’s non-stop throwback carnival is on the road again with their Back in Black & White Tour, kicking off this fall. PMJ has always been about using modern media to turn back the clock to a time we always imagine in shades of black and white -- simpler, more carefree, without so many mind-boggling devices and distractions, every one streaming in hi-def at any hour of the day! Of course, live entertainment was always live and in vibrant color, so PMJ offers fans the best of both worlds

The Carpenters Tribute (Dec. 15)

The popular singing duo of the 1970’s and early 80’s focused on mid-tempo pop and ballads with Karen Carpenter’s unique and expressive alto voice on lead vocals. Both Karen and Richard Carpenter contributed background voices which were overdubbed to create densely layered harmonies; an integral part of their signature sound.

Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour (Dec. 21)

Celebrate the holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman as they present The Best of Christmas Tour! This performance promises to feature music from the all-female ensemble’s most favorite Yuletide songs performed by them over the years. Prepare for an enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music, performance and holiday cheer.

Rick Springfield (Jan. 26)

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” He’s also become an accomplished actor who has starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film Ricki and the Flash, gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr. Pitlor in HBO’s prestige drama True Detective.

Patti LaBelle (Mar. 22)

Beautiful, simply does not describe the incomparable force known to the world as Patti LaBelle. As time continues to evolve, the soulful songbird’s name has become synonymous with grace, style, elegance and class. Belting out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and spiritual sonnets have created the unique platform of versatility that she is known and revered for.

Patti LuPone (May 11)

Conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, with Musical Director Joseph Thalken, Don’t Monkey with Broadway, stars two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone as she explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, how her life-long love affair with Broadway began and her concern for what the Great White Way is becoming today. This is a show you will NOT want to miss!

Trace Adkins (May 18)

Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts. The three-time Grammy nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author, and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and the American Red Cross, for whom he raised more than $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.

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