Upcoming Events

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center 2017-2018 Schedule

The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 26th season with a stellar 2017-2018 lineup of professional, world-class entertainment from all genres, including Broadway, music, comedy, theatre, and dance. The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center—Where the Arts Come Alive!—presents another exciting year of the very best entertainment in the Laurel Highlands.

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus - Kick off our 26th season with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. Since 1995 the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus has traveled the world, bringing its unique hybrid of Vaudeville, Circus, Burlesque, and Sideshow to theaters, clubs, colleges, and festivals. Bindlestiff adds a contemporary twist to the grand traditions of American Circus.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $26; Regular: $22

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band - “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. CONCERT IS FREE (Tickets are free but required). Ticket request form will be available after September 4 at upjarts.org

Blockbusters- River City Brass Band - River City Brass Band performs music from Hollywood's biggest hits such as: Ben Hur, Indiana Jones, Saving Private Ryan, Titanic, Independence Day, Slumdog Millionaire, and more.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 3:00 p.m. Premium: $26; Regular: $24 -2-

Michael Facciani with Jeff Stice- Songs and Legends of the Ghost Riders –

“Songs & Legends of The Ghost Riders” is a musical production that will visit the “Death Valley Days” of music! Ride into the past and experience some of the greatest songs of all time! Johnstown native, Michael Facciani, whose voice has been compared to Robert Goulet, returns for his fourth performance along with special guest and Gospel Music Hall of Fame pianist, Jeff Stice.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 – 3:00 p.m. Premium: $22; Regular: $22

Shades of Bublé - This world-class three-man tribute to Michael Bublé honors-but doesn’t imitate- the sophistication, retro style, swinging standards, pop hits and high-energy fun that Bublé brings to his performances in an unforgettable concert.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $37; Regular: $33

Danú: A Christmas Gathering: ‘Féile Na Nollag’ –

A taste of the wonder that is Christmas in Ireland! A Christmas Gathering takes audiences on a winter wonderland trip to the Emerald Isle in this glorious celebration of the season featuring uilleann pipes, accordion, flute, fiddle, and both Irish and English vocals.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $37; Regular: $33

Christmas Brasstacular- River City Brass Band - Celebrate the magic of Christmas with your River City Brass Band. The holiday show is fun for the whole family with classic carols, favorite film music, and special surprises.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 3:00 p.m. Premium: $26; Regular: $24

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia- Sleeping Beauty - The State Ballet Theatre of Russia performs the enchanting story of wishes that really do come true. Sleeping Beauty is one of the most magical and hopeful of the storybook ballets. Follow the beloved story of Princess Aurora from her ill-fated curse to sleep until the kiss of Prince Charming awakes her to happily ever after.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018- 7:30 p.m. Premium: $29; Regular: $29

A Chorus Line - From the pen of legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch comes the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation, A Chorus Line! Casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete, and for 17 dancers, the audition is the chance of a lifetime and what they’ve worked their whole lives for.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $48; Regular: $44

Rhythm of the Dance - This Irish dance and music extravaganza is an inspiring journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Internationally rated as one of the most popular and best Irish step dance shows in the world.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $37; Regular: $33 -3-

Live from Nashville: Country Legends - Live From Nashville is an incredible production direct from Music City that stars singers and dancers, a bona fide band of Nashville musicians, and dazzling staging and costumes; all designed to celebrate a century of celebrities like Patsy & Hank, Cash, Parton, Swift…and many more!

Sunday, April 15, 2018 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $37; Regular: $33

Walt Churchey & Jackie Kopco present “Legends” - 2017 Simply the Best Entertainer and local singer/songwriters Walt Churchey and Jackie Kopco return with a performance of songs by legendary artists from the past 50 years. Artists including Carole King, Cyndi Lauper, Sarah McLachlan, Jewel, Counting Crows, Adele, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joel, Johnny Cash, and the Beatles, along with some of their own original songs.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $18; Regular: $18

The Lords of 52nd Street-Legends of the Billy Joel Band - Billy Joel’s original band - the band that recorded and toured Billy Joel’s classic albums The Stranger, 52nd Street, Turnstiles, and many others. These are the guys you saw in the stadiums in the 70s and 80s together. Arguably- the most authentic renditions of Billy Joel songs you can hear today!

Friday, May 4, 2018 – 7:30 p.m. Premium: $37; Regular: $33

Pennsylvania 6-5000 – River City Brass Band - River City Brass performs the music of Glenn Miller and friends. Join us for a concert that will have you dancing in your seat to favorite tunes like In the Mood, Little Brown Jug, and, of course, Pennsylvania 6-5000.

Sunday, May 6, 2018- 3:00 p.m. Premium: $26; Regular: $24

Showcase of the Stars - The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center will present an eclectic mix of music, song and dance at a feverish pace, as the Showcase of the Stars, featuring excerpts from the area’s best high school musicals.

Saturday, May 19, 2018- 7:00 p.m. Premium: $10; Regular: $10

Ticketing Information

Purchase more and save—to receive flex pricing purchase tickets to four (4) or more performances and receive discounts off the premium price. Flex advanced ticket sales are not available online and must be purchased by calling the Arts Center at 814-269-7200 or 1-800-846-2787 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Single and online ticket sales begin Tuesday , August 15, 2017. Tickets can be purchased by calling 814-269-7200 or 1-800-847-2787, or visit us online at www.upjarts.org. All ticket orders are subject to a $4 handling fee. Online orders are subject to additional fees. Print tickets in the convenience of your home and download tickets on your smartphone using the free app Walletini.

For additional information and photos, please contact Michael Bodolosky at 814-269-7994 or bodolosky@pitt.edu


Please note:

  • All orders are subject to a $4 handling fee
  • Online orders are subject to additional fees
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL