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November 2017

Black Friday Sale: Buy One, Get One Free

November 24 @ 10:00 am
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Buy one, get one free on Flynn-presented performances at the Flynn Box Office on Black Friday. Box office doors open at 10 am; stop by a one-day sale on heavily discounted tickets for you and your friends and family. Flynn tickets make great holiday gifts! **Here's the fine print*** Tickets sold only if available; available in person only at the FlynnTix Regional Box Office window at 153 Main Street, Burlington; for new purchases only; offer excludes Kinky Boots (both shows…

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Gallery: Phish in the North Country

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 30, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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Giving Tuesday

November 28 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Giving Tuesday is a day founded in the spirit of the Flynn Center’s staff mantra, “Everybody Belongs.” To keep the arts available to all, the Flynn works with 75 human and social service agencies to provide discounted tickets for their clients; area college students can buy a ticket for $10; of the 38,000 students who attend student matinees, 7,300 attend for free; and the Flynn provides $30,000 in scholarships for everyone to participate in ongoing classes and camps. Everyone has…

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December 2017

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Amazingly accomplished and exciting string work.” —Pure M Award-winning fiddle virtuosos Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy continue to develop and expand the Cape Breton fiddling tradition. In town for the holiday season, the husband and wife duo present a concert accompanied by an…

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Gallery: Phish in the North Country

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 30, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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Brian McCarthy Quartet: Codex Release

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “McCarthy takes a progressive approach to straight-ahead jazz.” —Jazz World Brian McCarthy’s new album, Codex, sums up what he calls an “insight” concept: exploring his past to create new works based around musicians and events that have influenced his artistic life. Back in…

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Kinky Boots

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Sweetly, vivaciously, irresistibly good.” —Washington Post Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business. Lola is a fabulous drag queen with a promising idea. Together, the unexpected pair embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike the…

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Kinky Boots

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Sweetly, vivaciously, irresistibly good.” —Washington Post Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business. Lola is a fabulous drag queen with a promising idea. Together, the unexpected pair embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike the…

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A Christmas Carol

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Entertaining, lively and as powerful as ever.” —Broadway World The Nebraska Theatre Caravan returns with Charles Jones’ delightful adaptation of Dickens’ “ghostly little tale.” Weaving traditional Christmas carols into the narrative, this classic, which has played the Flynn every year for 35 years,…

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Gallery: Phish in the North Country

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 30, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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Engaging Active Learners Conference

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

This annual full-day conference highlighting best practices in arts integration reveals the transformative power of weaving the arts into a core curriculum. At this year’s conference—now in its eighth year—we clarify the essentials of arts integration and how inquiry can be used as a framework for cross-curricular projects. This day offers Vermont educators an exciting opportunity to work closely with teacher leaders and guest artist Paige Hernandez in arts integration. In her work, Baltimore-native Hernandez blends dance, monologue, and poetry…

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Flynn Show Choirs

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

The Flynn’s Show Choirs are powerhouse performing troupes made up of 85+ of Vermont’s best young singers, actors, and dancers, aged 9-18. Each semester they stage terrifically high-energy, fully-choreographed performances of Broadway favorites and pop hits, accompanied by a professional live band. Get your Gleek on!

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Flynn Show Choirs

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

The Flynn’s Show Choirs are powerhouse performing troupes made up of 85+ of Vermont’s best young singers, actors, and dancers, aged 9-18. Each semester they stage terrifically high-energy, fully-choreographed performances of Broadway favorites and pop hits, accompanied by a professional live band. Get your Gleek on!

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Gallery: Phish in the North Country

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 30, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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Robinson Morse’s Sound of Mind (CD Release Show)

December 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Sound of Mind is raw audio bliss and contrast in motion, by turns a lush instrumental tapestry of lyrical melody and intense interlocking parts and improvisation. A collective of some of the Northeast’s finest players from groups as far ranging as Vorcza Trio, the Barr Brothers, the Dave Holland big band and Anais Mitchell's Hadestown Orchestra, S.O.M features the writing of bassist Robinson Morse and the playing of Taylor Haskins (trumpet, e.v.i., and effects), Jake Whitesell (baritone sax), Bryan McNamara…

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Gallery: Phish in The North Country

December 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 31, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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Gallery: Phish in The North Country

December 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

October 7 through December 31, 2017 The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view exhibits prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission. Phish and the Flynn Center celebrate the 20th anniversary of the WaterWheel Foundation, the charitable partnership between Phish and their fan community, with a display of posters and show flyers in a special exhibit at the Flynn’s Amy E. Tarrant Gallery. Phish in…

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January 2018

Sandglass Theater: Babylon

January 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “The magic is born of gesture, from the movement of these dolls, as if they were animated, with the real breath of life.” —Le Courrier Using puppetry to relate the ongoing global refugee crisis, Babylon tells seven refugees’ stories through songs that blend…

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Sandglass Theater: Babylon

January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “The magic is born of gesture, from the movement of these dolls, as if they were animated, with the real breath of life.” —Le Courrier Using puppetry to relate the ongoing global refugee crisis, Babylon tells seven refugees’ stories through songs that blend…

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DBR and Marc Bamuthi Joseph: Blackbird, Fly

January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “As much an amalgam of musical styles as they are a blend of culture and history.” —Washington Post Composer and violinist DBR (Daniel Bernard Roumain) teams up with spoken-word artist and arts activist Marc Bamuthi Joseph in Blackbird, Fly, a concert for voice,…

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February 2018

Claire Cunningham & Jess Curtis—The Way You Look (at me) Tonight

February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Eclectic, provocative, and often fascinating.”—San Francisco Chronicle How do we look at each other? How do we allow ourselves to see us? The Way You Look (at me) Tonight is a sensory journey through dancing, singing, and stories. Claire Cunningham, one of the…

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Claire Cunningham & Jess Curtis—The Way You Look (at me) Tonight

February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Eclectic, provocative, and often fascinating.”—San Francisco Chronicle How do we look at each other? How do we allow ourselves to see us? The Way You Look (at me) Tonight is a sensory journey through dancing, singing, and stories. Claire Cunningham, one of the…

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Cinderella

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “This Cinderella could hardly be more delightful.”—Madison Magazine With equal parts fantasy, romance, and humor, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella brings the quintessential rags-to-riches story to life on the MainStage. Complete with pumpkin carriages, glass slippers, masked balls, and more, this production enchants with…

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Pilobolus: Shadowland

February 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A triumph of ingenuity.”—Huffington Post Shadowland tells a young girl’s coming-of-age story through a multimedia mashup of shadow play, front-of-screen choreography, and colorful explosions of dance. Created by the always-innovative Pilobolus in collaboration with the lead writer of SpongeBob SquarePants, the dancers draw…

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Dianne Reeves

February 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “One of the most powerful, purposeful, and accurate voices of this or any time.”—Wynton Marsalis Five-time Grammy-winner Dianne Reeves is legendary for leaving audiences with a renewed sense of music’s power to inspirit and stun. On the MainStage, her top-notch trio— Peter Martins…

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The Sweet Remains

February 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “It's been a long time since three-part harmonies this lush were yoked to songs this melodically gorgeous.”—Boston Herald The Sweet Remains is headed by three gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and dulcet harmonies that define the band’s…

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The Sweet Remains – Encore Performance

February 16, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

***Due to popular demand, a second performance by The Sweet Remains has been added at 10 pm.*** “It's been a long time since three-part harmonies this lush were yoked to songs this melodically gorgeous.”—Boston Herald The Sweet Remains is headed by three gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and dulcet harmonies that define the band’s sound. Driven by lyrical timbre, their songs appeal to fans of modern folk-rockers like Wilco and John Mayer, though their…

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TURNmusic

February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A real musical adventure, beautifully and effectively performed.” —Times Argus The Vermont-based musicians of TURNmusic keep their classical fare on the wild side. Founded and directed by Anne Decker, the orchestra sets chamber music in a more contemporarily comfortable concert experience. The results…

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TURNmusic

February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A real musical adventure, beautifully and effectively performed.”—Times Argus The Vermont-based musicians of TURNmusic keep their classical fare on the wild side. Founded and directed by Anne Decker, the orchestra sets chamber music in a more contemporarily comfortable concert experience. The results show…

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Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Theatrical magic…astounding.”— New Yorker Intricate shadow puppetry, a sophisticated narrative, and an emotional live score tell the tale of twin sisters Ada and Ava. Ava, mourning the loss of Ada, marks her solitary time in the patterns of a life built for two.…

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Lida Winfield: Imaginary

February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Lida is the dance-whisperer.”— Gary Shore, Roger Williams University Mixing dance, theater, storytelling, video, and an original score, Lida Winfield’s Imaginary explores perception, the imagination, and the factors that shape our potential, our reality, and our world. Does what we imagine affect our…

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Second City

February 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A temple of satire.”—Time The Best of Second City premieres the next generation of sketch and improvisational comedy’s luminaries. Bringing the wild spontaneity of improv to the Flynn’s MainStage, the cast runs through the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from Second City’s renowned…

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Lida Winfield: Imaginary

February 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Lida is the dance-whisperer.”— Gary Shore, Roger Williams University Mixing dance, theater, storytelling, video, and an original score, Lida Winfield’s Imaginary explores perception, the imagination, and the factors that shape our potential, our reality, and our world. Does what we imagine affect our…

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Bedlam Theater: Hamlet

February 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Acted with sublime ferocity…An experience so intense and concentrated that you’ll feel as though you were part of the action.”—Wall Street Journal Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. New York’s Bedlam Theater frames Shakespeare’s famously untamable tragedy with fresh verve and…

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March 2018

Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

March 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Urban Bush Women have interpreted the black experience with passion and focus for thirty years.” —Village Voice Hair and Other Stories uses the visceral and intellectual power of UBW’s unblinking approach to elicit conversations between and among the performers and audience in this…

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Teacher Workshop: Scott Kettner & Carnival Caravan

March 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Conducted by master drummer/percussionist Scott Kettner, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn the rhythms of New Orleans’ and Brazil’s music traditions. Participants engage with the Brazilian folk music tradition of Maracatu de Baque Virado and its relationship to the New Orleans second line and Mardi Gras Indian rhythms. Links to world music, cultural traditions, celebrating differences, geography, Mardi Gras. CC ELA: RL 1-7, SL 1-4, RH 1, WHST 7-9; C3: D2.Geo.2, 3, 6, 7. Register Here: https://flynncenter.wufoo.com/forms/z177i9p1kq4dma/

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Altan

March 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Altan's special strength is the clarity and coordination of its textures”—New York Times For 30 years, County Donegal’s Altan has been the gold standard of Irish bands. Led by the spectacular two-fiddle frontline of MairĂ©ad NĂ­ Mhaonaigh and Ciaran Tourish, Altan performs a…

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Zakir Hussain and Rakesh Chaurasia

March 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Fleet-fingered percussion in an almost otherworldly dialogue.”—Los Angeles Times Two of Indian classical music’s most formidable players converge at the Flynn for an evening of intricately melodious music for tabla and flute. Zakir Hussain is India’s most celebrated living musician: an innovative percussionist…

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Souleymane Badolo

March 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A compelling physical presence, with exquisite control and a wounded gaze that gets under your skin.”—New Yorker In YimbĂ©gré—”beginning” in MoorĂ© Language—Burkina Faso-born and Brooklyn-based dancer and choreographer Souleymane “Solo” Badolo explores the balance between maintaining roots while beginning again. He and fellow…

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Souleymane Badolo

March 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A compelling physical presence, with exquisite control and a wounded gaze that gets under your skin.”—New Yorker In YimbĂ©gré—”beginning” in MoorĂ© Language—Burkina Faso-born and Brooklyn-based dancer and choreographer Souleymane “Solo” Badolo explores the balance between maintaining roots while beginning again. He and fellow…

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April 2018

Dayme Arocena

April 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Ms. Arocena unites cosmopolitan musicianship with deep roots.”—New York Times Investing the entirety of her soul into each note, singer Dayme Arocena sets her Afro-Cuban harmonies in neo soul and jazz, her songs the sound of these genres expanding. Exploratory and audacious, Arocena’s…

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Bajofondo

April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Their musical accents show the range—and potential—of new music from the Spanish- speaking Americas.”—Washington Post Bajofondo is an eight-member collaborative of Argentinian and Uruguayan musicians contemporizing the traditional styles of their RĂ­o de la Plata region. Bandleader Gustavo Santaolalla is a consecutive two-time…

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Jessica Lang Dance: Thousand Yard Stare

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Plainly a masterpiece...a study in tight camaraderie and repeated loss.”—Seattle Times Conceptually and visually astounding, Thousand Yard Stare is an homage to the aftershocks of war imbued with a spectrum of emotion and physicality. To develop her dancers’ movements, choreographer Jessica Lang draws…

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May 2018

Machine de Cirque

May 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “A serial astonishment.”—Boston Globe The jugglers, acrobats, and musicians of Machine de Cirque take audiences on a tour of a spare-parts world. Armed with athletic ingenuity, the troupe tells a story in fluid flips and bounds that blends comedy with the physically surreal.…

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Teacher Workshop: National Players

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

This engaging masterclass illuminates the journey an actor takes to bring Shakespeare’s words to life. Through verse work and scene analysis, learn how to engage your students in seeing Shakespeare through new eyes as you tackle language, characters, and situation. Links to literature. CC ELA: RL 1-10, SL 1-4, L 3-6, RH 1-3. Register Here: https://flynncenter.wufoo.com/forms/z177i9p1kq4dma/

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Shh We Have a Plan

May 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Was absolutely spellbound.”—Chris Haughton, Author/Illustrator of Shh! We Have a Plan Shhh…We Have a Plan is a nonverbal tale featuring live performers, state-of-the-art puppetry, and delightfully offbeat music, based on the 2016 Red Clover Award-winning book of the same name. The performance follows…

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Kaori Seki

May 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “I could have kept on watching forever.”—Theater Guide Co-commissioned by the Flynn, Japanese dance artist Kaori Seki performs a new process-based work as part of an international exchange between Japanese and US-based arts organizations. Seki’s methods are deeply informed by Butoh and explore…

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Kaori Seki

May 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “I could have kept on watching forever.”—Theater Guide Co-commissioned by the Flynn, Japanese dance artist Kaori Seki performs a new process-based work as part of an international exchange between Japanese and US-based arts organizations. Seki’s methods are deeply informed by Butoh and explore…

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Gaelynn Lea

May 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “The way her voice resonates is so unusual and beautiful, like nothing I’ve ever heard before.”—Lucius Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea rose to widespread acclaim after winning NPR’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest. Touring nationally since then, Lea bewitches with haunting takes…

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Sara Juli: Tense Vagina

May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Like a standup routine performed in a supine position while doing Kegel exercises.”—The New Yorker Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis is about motherhood—its beauty, challenges, isolation, comedy, and overall influence on the human experience. Juli’s one-woman-show uses a multimedia smorgasbord of movement, songs,…

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Sara Juli: Tense Vagina

May 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Like a standup routine performed in a supine position while doing Kegel exercises.”—The New Yorker Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis is about motherhood—its beauty, challenges, isolation, comedy, and overall influence on the human experience. Juli’s one-woman-show uses a multimedia smorgasbord of movement, songs,…

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Cabaret

May 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Divinely, dangerously decadent.”—New York Times In here, “Life is beautiful.” Directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Spectre), Cabaret features a brilliant story and score colliding at the macabre intersection of tragedy and humor. In 1931 Berlin, under the threat of Nazism, American cabaret…

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Backstage in Biscuit Land

May 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Unpredictable, joyous, must-watch theater.”—Guardian Jess Thom has Tourette syndrome, a condition that makes her say “biscuit” 16,000 times a day. Backstage in Biscuit Land is a two-woman show that weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity, disability, and things…

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Backstage in Biscuit Land

May 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Unpredictable, joyous, must-watch theater.”—Guardian Jess Thom has Tourette syndrome, a condition that makes her say “biscuit” 16,000 times a day. Backstage in Biscuit Land is a two-woman show that weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity, disability, and things…

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Backstage in Biscuit Land

May 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Unpredictable, joyous, must-watch theater.”—Guardian Jess Thom has Tourette syndrome, a condition that makes her say “biscuit” 16,000 times a day. Backstage in Biscuit Land is a two-woman show that weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity, disability, and things…

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Soovin Kim & Gloria Chien

May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Chien … appears to excel in everything.”—Boston Globe Having finished a three-year exploration of Beethoven’s immortal quintets, Violinist Soovin Kim sets his sights on America, essaying the violin concertos of Charles Ives with pianist Gloria Chien in a two-part series. Chien made her…

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Soovin Kim & Gloria Chien

May 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Tickets go on sale to Flynn members on Tuesday, July 18 and to the general public on Wednesday, August 2. Flynn membership starts at $50 and is available at any time. To become a member visit http://www.flynncenter.org/support-us/membership.html. “Chien … appears to excel in everything.”—Boston Globe Having finished a three-year exploration of Beethoven’s immortal quintets, Violinist Soovin Kim sets his sights on America, essaying the violin concertos of Charles Ives with pianist Gloria Chien in a two-part series. Chien made her…

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