Old School Square Announces the 2017-18 Season

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Old School Square Announces the 2017-18 Season


Delray Beach, FL – June 7, 2017 – Old School Square announces the 2017-18 Season of performances, lectures, exhibits, classes and workshops.

OLD SCHOOL SQUARE VENUES
Crest Theatre – Presents a diverse selection of Broadway shows, cabaret, comedy, concerts, family shows and lectures.
Cornell Art Museum – Presents contemporary art exhibits with innovative and provocative works by nationally and internationally recognized artists. The Museum also presents Art on the Square, an outdoor juried fine art show and monthly Art Walk events with month-long exhibits by local artists in the Art Walk gallery.
Fieldhouse — Formerly known as the Vintage Gymnasium; hosts a variety of community events and rental activity such as wedding receptions, private parties and fundraisers.
Pavilion — A state-of-the-art performance venue located on the center grounds. Presents Free Friday Concerts ticketed concerts and the Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest.
Creative Arts School – Located on the second floor of the Crest Theatre building, the School offers beginner through master level classes in art, photography, digital imaging and writing, for adults and youth, during fall/winter and spring/summer sessions.
Old School Square Park – The great lawn area east of Old School Square’s center grounds.

IMPORTANT DATES
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – Individual ticket sales open to Old School Square members. Call 561-243-7922, ext. 1.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 – Group sales open; available only through the Box Office, 561-243-7922, ext. 1.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – Public and internet sales open. Tickets available at OldSchoolSquare.org.

October 6, 2017 – January 26, 2018 – Free Friday Concerts
Old School Square Pavilion
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Friday, 7:30 p.m.; free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food and beverages available for purchase.
10/6/2017 Turnstiles – Billy Joel Tribute and Food Truck Expo
10/13/2017 Vertigo – 80’s Dance/Pop/Rock Covers
10/20/2017 G and the Funky Stuff – Funk/Soul/Jazz
10/27/2017 On the Roxx – 80’s Covers
11/3/2017 N2 Nation – Motown Covers
11/10/2017 Classic Rock Therapy – Classic Rock Covers
11/17/2017 Orange Sunshine – 60’s Hits
11/24/2017 The Long Run – Eagles Tribute
12/1/17 Higher Ground – Top 40
12/8/17 Simply Tina – Tina Turner Tribute
12/15/17 TK Blue and the UNCOOL – Jazz/R&B/Blues
12/22/17 The Clique – Pop/Rock
12/29/17 Big City Dogs – Classic Rock and Blues
1/5/18 Tony Succar & The Mixtura Band – Latin
1/12/18 The Kinected – Pop/Electro/Indie Rock
1/19/18 Artikal Sound System – Reggae/R&B
1/26/18 B Street Band – Bruce Springsteen Tribute

October 14, 2017 – Queen Machine
Old School Square Pavilion
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $75 (VIP); $25 (general admission)
The best Queen cover band in Denmark and one of Europe’s fastest growing shows, QUEEN MACHINE features the charismatic and extremely talented front-man Bjarke Baisner, who embodies Freddy Mercury with every note. Queen Machine is a spectacular live-performance that will deliver a magical experience for all Queen fans!

October 19 – February 18 – Looking Glass
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.
This group exhibition marks the first show in the Museum’s renovated galleries and features artwork that incorporates reflection, be it the reflection of the viewer or the space around the art piece. The exhibition welcomes viewers to experience a sense of belonging and see themselves in the museum. Art selfies are encouraged!

October 21, 2017 – How I Became a Pirate
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 2 & 6:30 p.m.; tickets $25 (adult); $15 (student)
Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. This show is a joyful family musical that is sure to leave young mateys singing and dancing in the aisles!

November 11, 2017 – Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Old School Square Pavilion
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday,8 p.m.; tickets $75 (VIP); $25 (general admission)
Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac is recognized, globally, as the “Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Concert Experience” and is endorsed by Fleetwood Mac founding member, Mick Fleetwood.

November 24, 2017 – January 1, 2018 – Holiday Carousel
Old School Square Park
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Monday-Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 1-9 p.m.; school holiday break, 1-9 p.m.
Rides are $3
The Holiday Carousel is fun for all ages and anchors a holiday wonderland of activities in the Old School Square Park.

December 1, 2017 – Tango Buenos Aires: The Spirit of Argentina
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Friday, 8 p.m.; tickets $60/$50
Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango.

Through February 18 – Looking Glass
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.
This group exhibition marks the first show in the Museum’s renovated galleries and features artwork that incorporates reflection, be it the reflection of the viewer or the space around the art piece. The exhibition welcomes viewers to experience a sense of belonging and see themselves in the museum. Art selfies are encouraged!

December 2, 2017 – Carols by Candlelight
Old School Square Pavilion
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 7 p.m.; tickets $15 (general); $5 (student); $100 (VIP – includes reserved seating area, complimentary snacks and exclusive cash bar).
Get into the holiday spirit with this new community tradition! Young, local performers will open the festivities, followed by national act headliners performing songs of the season mixed with some of their hits. The event culminates with the lighting of candles throughout the audience. It’s a magical evening for the entire family! Proceeds will benefit Old School Square educational programming.

December 6, 2017 – Will & Anthony – Broadway Holiday
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $40/$30
Carnegie Hall Headliners and acclaimed singer-songwriters, Will & Anthony Nunziata showcase their soaring tenor voices and exquisite harmonies in Broadway Holiday. This joyous, high-energy concert event includes a host of holiday favorites as well as the original song and soon-to-be classic, “The Gift Is You,” which the brothers premiered at Carnegie Hall, backed by the 90-piece New York Pops Orchestra.

December 7-10, 2017– Peter and the Starcatcher
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Thursday, 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 & 7 p.m.; tickets $75/$65
Winner of five Tony Awards, Peter and the Starcatcher is the wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels. It upends the century-old story of how a sad orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). Produced by Slow Burn Theatre Co.

Through February 18 – Looking Glass
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.
This group exhibition marks the first show in the Museum’s renovated galleries and features artwork that incorporates reflection, be it the reflection of the viewer or the space around the art piece. The exhibition welcomes viewers to experience a sense of belonging and see themselves in the museum. Art selfies are encouraged!

January 3-4, 2018 – Capitol Steps
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday and Thursday, 8 pm; tickets $75/$65; premium table seating, $450 (available through Box Office only).
This Washington-based troupe of Congressional staffers turned songwriter presents a hilarious night of music and political satire. No matter who or what is in the headlines, you can bet the Capitol Steps will tackle both sides of the political spectrum and all things equally foolish. What more would you expect from the group that puts the “MOCK” in Democracy?!

January 6-7, 2018 – Jason Bishop, Illusionist
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; tickets $45/$35
Hailed as “America’s hottest illusionist,” Bishop combines modern music, fast-paced magic, sleight of hand and audience participation in every show. Prepare to be amazed and mesmerized!

January 8-9, 2018 – Santino Fontana with Guest Star Jessica Fontana
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; tickets $72/$57
The Crest Theatre Cabaret Series presents two of Broadway’s brightest! With his rich voice, dynamic versatility and charisma, Santino Fontana is one of Broadway’s favorite leading men and a Tony Award nominee for his role as Prince Topher in CINDERELLA. Jessica Fontana starred on Broadway in the title role in CINDERELLA and has starred in THE MOST HAPPY FELLA and 110 IN THE SHADE at Palm Beach Drama Works.

January 12-14, 2018 – Menopause the Musical
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 & 7 p.m.; tickets $70/$60
This hilarious musical parody, staged to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years!

January 24, 2018 – Jimmy Webb
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $92/$77/$57; premium table seating, $408 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents Jimmy Webb, American songwriter, composer and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade. Webb is also the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics and orchestration. Hits include “The Worst That Could Happen,” “Up, Up and Away,” “Galveston,” “MacArthur Park,” and others.

January 25, 2018 – Dr. James Delgado, Undersea Adventurer
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Thursday, 2 p.m.; tickets $67/$47/$32
The Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series presents an afternoon with James Delgado, the Director of Maritime Heritage, in the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Dr. Delgado oversees heritage programs and active research in the nation’s waters, as well as outreach and education on America’s underwater and marine heritage. His undersea explorations have taken him around the world, and one of his most notable was a deep-sea submersible dive two and half miles down to RMS Titanic.

January 31, 2018 – Martin Sexton
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57/$47; premium table seating, $328 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents an evening with American singer-songwriter and music producer, Martin Sexton. He has performed at concerts ranging from pop (collaborating with John Mayer), to the jam scene, to classic rock where he collaborated with Peter Frampton.

Through February 18 – Looking Glass
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.
This group exhibition marks the first show in the Museum’s renovated galleries and features artwork that incorporates reflection, be it the reflection of the viewer or the space around the art piece. The exhibition welcomes viewers to experience a sense of belonging and see themselves in the museum. Art selfies are encouraged!

February 2, 2018 – Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Friday, 8 p.m.; tickets $70/$60
This talented trio includes highly trained tenors, Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever.
Pioneering a signature sound that can only be described as “Cinematic Pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all composed by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson. Critics have called GENTRI’s sound “strong, brave, and inspiring.”

February 3, 2018 – Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 2 & 6:30 p.m.; tickets $25 (adult); $15 (student)
This hit family show is a high-tech, cosmic adventure about Marvin the Mouse, who wants to be popular but is bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats. He retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy, where he becomes a hero! Produced by Lightwire Theater, it’s a story about celebrating differences.

February 7, 2018 – California Guitar Trio
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $67/$57/$42; premium table seating, $308 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya and Paul Richards, who are known as The California Guitar Trio. Since 1991, they have enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres – from rock and jazz, to classical and world music.

February 9, 2018 – Ballets with a Twist: Cocktail Hour, The Show
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Friday, 8 p.m.; tickets $65/$55
This New York-based company presents a pop-infused production that brings timeless American spirits to life — launching the Mai Tai, Martini, Manhattan and more off the menu and onto the stage. Cocktails have never looked like this!

February 9-10, 2018 – Art on the Square
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Cornell Art Museum presents the second annual outdoor, juried fine art show featuring works in all media by artists from around the country.

February 12-13, 2018 – Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $60/$45
The Crest Theatre Cabaret Series presents Broadway and concert stars, Debbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst and Jason Graae, with musical director John Boswell, in a celebration of the songs and stories of legendary composer/lyricist, Jerry Herman. They will perform hit songs from some of Herman’s most iconic shows – HELLO DOLLY, MAME, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and others.

February 14, 2018 – Jonathan Edwards
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57/$47; premium table seating, $328 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents American singer-songwriter and musician, Jonathan Edwards, whose highly respected repertoire includes such classics as the anthemic, “Sunshine (Go Away Today),” “Sometimes,” “One Day Closer,” and many others.

February 15, 2018 – Annie Griffiths, Photojournalist
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series – Thursday, 2 p.m.; tickets $67/$47/$32 – reserved seating
National Geographic Live Series – Thursday, 7 p.m.; tickets $25 (adult); $15 (student) – general admission seating
The Crest Theatre offers two opportunities to experience the world of one of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic. Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries and is the Founder and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document the programs that are empowering women and girls in the developing world.

February 26-27, 2018 – An Evening with Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57
The Crest Theatre Cabaret Series presents a concert event featuring two of Broadway’s most beloved stars in a celebration of iconic composers, Marvin Hamlisch and Steven Sondheim. McArdle and McKechnie perform the composers’ biggest hits from their Tony Award winning Broadway shows and Oscar winning movies.

February 28, 2018 – Broken Arrow – The Music of Neil Young
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57/$47; premium table seating, $328 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents Broken Arrow, celebrating the music of the legendary Neil Young — from the rockin’ electric Crazy Horse tunes, to the more acoustic, pedal steel driven, country rock hits. Joe Mass nails the Neil Young vocals perfectly and the harmonies are spot on.

March 2, 2018 – Catch A Rising Star Comedy
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $67/$47; premium club seating, $400 (available through Box Office only)
The Crest Theatre at Old School Square and Catch A Rising Star presents some of the best stand-up comedians in the country. Show details will be available at OldSchoolSquare.org.

March 7, 2018 – Peter Yarrow
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $92/$77/$57; premium table seating, $408 (available through Box Office only)
MusicWorks presents an evening with famed singer/songwriter, Peter Yarrow. As a founding member of Peter, Paul and Mary, Yarrow has entertained, challenged and inspired four generations of music lovers.

March 8 – July 29, 2018 – Flora
Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
561-243-7922; OldSchoolSquare.org
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.
This group exhibition features contemporary art inspired by nature’s flowers and plant life – from the blossom to the decay. The displays include installations by nationally and internationally recognized artists.

March 8, 2018 – Chad Pregracke, Environmentalist
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.

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