AcA Performances

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Upcoming Live Performances
29FebruarySaturday
Opera, Performance, Spotlight

Handel, Agrippina

Time: Saturday, February 29, 202012:00 pm - 3:45 pm / James Devin Moncus Theater
About Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly resonate. The […]
06MarchFriday
AllStars, Concert, Performance

Aaron Diehl Trio

Time: Friday, March 6, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devnin Moncus Theatre
About A 32-year-old classically trained pianist and composer, Aaron Diehl has made an indelible mark on the jazz world over the last 15 years. While showing a rare affinity for early jazz and mid-20th century “third-stream” music, his latest evolution comes as he begins to tackle modern classical works. Having performed Gershwin with the New […]
09MarchMonday
Cane Fire Film Series, Film, Performance, Spotlight

Don’t Be a Dick About It

Time: Monday, March 9, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / Acadiana Center for the Arts
Presented by Cane Fire Films A Film By Ben Mullinkosson About Growing up in a loving home with their parents, brothers Peter and Matthew are crazy about each other—but also constantly at each other’s throats. Displaying their individual idiosyncrasies—Peter is obsessed with the TV show Survivor, and reenacts the elimination rounds every day in an […]
10MarchTuesday
AcA NXT, Performance

Scott Mulvahill, ft. The Rayo Brothers

Time: Tuesday, March 10, 20207:30 pm - 10:00 pm / Acadiana Center for the Arts
For the past decade, Scott Mulvahill has left his unique mark on the intersecting worlds of Americana, bluegrass, folk, jazz, rock & roll, and roots music.
14MarchSaturday
Opera, Performance, Spotlight

Wagner, Der Fliegende Holländer

Time: Saturday, March 14, 202012:00 pm - 2:00 pm / James Devin Moncus Theater
About Der Fliegende Holländer is the earliest of Wagner’s operatic creations to remain in the repertory. The two lead roles represent archetypes to which the composer would return, in one form or another, in most of his later works: the “otherworldly stranger” and the woman who sacrifices herself for his salvation. The work’s unearthly ambience is […]
17MarchTuesday
Performance, Special Event

Acting Up in Acadiana presents – COLLAGE

Time: Tuesday, March 17, 20206:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Acadiana Center for the Arts
Actors ages 7-18 perform COLLAGE: Scenes and Monologues. Both humorous and touching, the production challenges the young actors with a broad spectrum of characters and aims to educate them about how they can make a difference through their art. They raise awareness and initiate a supply drive for Camp HOPE Louisiana, an affiliate of Camp […]
18MarchWednesday
Performance, Special Event

Acting Up in Acadiana presents – COLLAGE

Time: Wednesday, March 18, 20206:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Acadiana Center for the Arts
Actors ages 7-18 perform COLLAGE: Scenes and Monologues. Both humorous and touching, the production challenges the young actors with a broad spectrum of characters and aims to educate them about how they can make a difference through their art. They raise awareness and initiate a supply drive for Camp HOPE Louisiana, an affiliate of Camp […]
03AprilFriday
Concert, Louisiana Crossroads, Performance

The Instrumental Legacy of Dr. Tommy Comeaux

Time: Friday, April 3, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devin Moncus Theatre
Sonny Landreth and many of Dr. Comeaux' friends and admirers come together to tell the story of the rare and beautiful instruments that he collected in his lifetime.
07AprilTuesday
AcA NXT, Performance

The Future Is Female: An Evening of Rising Female Musicians Ft. Chapel Hart, Akua Allridge & The Tribe, and Abby Elizabeth

Time: Tuesday, April 7, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devin Moncus Theater
In partnership with South Arts, a non-profit funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, the Acadiana Center for the Arts’ NXT SERIES presents a unique evening of music celebrating rising female musicians.
11AprilSaturday
Opera, Performance, Spotlight

Puccini, Tosca

Time: Saturday, April 11, 202012:00 pm - 3:00 pm / James Devin Moncus Theater
About Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealistic artist has offended and thrilled audiences for more than a century. Critics, for their part, have often had problems with Tosca’s rather grungy subject matter, the directness and intensity of its score, and the crowd-pleasing dramatic opportunities it provides for its lead […]
13AprilMonday
Cane Fire Film Series, Film, Performance

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson & The Band

Time: Monday, April 13, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / Acadiana Center for the Arts
Presented by Cane Fire Film Series Synopsis Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal […]
17AprilFriday
AllStars, Concert, Performance

SYBARITE5

Time: Friday, April 17, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devin Moncus Theatre
About Comprised of Sami Merdinian and Sarah Whitney, violins; Angela Pickett, viola; Laura Metcalf, cello; and Louis Levitt, bass, SYBARITE5 has taken audiences by storm all across the US, forever changing the perception of chamber music performance. From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on […]
09MaySaturday
Opera, Performance, Spotlight

Donizetti, Maria Stuarda

Time: Saturday, May 9, 202012:00 pm - 3:00 pm / James Devin Moncus Theater
About A searingly dramatic setting of Friedrich Schiller’s play about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her political and personal rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I of England, Maria Stuarda had a troubled genesis, despite its musical and theatrical brilliance, and only recently achieved a place in the repertory. These two fearsome rivals embody different perceptions of […]
15MayFriday
AllStars, Concert, Performance

The Allman Betts Band

Time: Friday, May 15, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devin Moncus Theatre
About The sons of Gregg Allman (Devon Allman) and Dickey Betts (Duane Betts) have joined forces to form The Allman Betts Band. They kicked off their World Tour on March 27, 2019 and sold out twelve of their first eighteen shows.  The show features new music, songs from their solo projects and classic Allman Brothers […]
05JuneFriday
Concert, Louisiana Crossroads, Performance

Honoring the Life of Jillian Johnson

Time: Friday, June 5, 20207:30 pm - 9:30 pm / James Devin Moncus Theatre
Johnson's former bandmates from The Figs come together with friends including Steve Riley, members of the Red Stick Ramblers, Woody Pines, and Johnson's family to honor her in this special evening of music and art and to remember what a gift she truly was to all of us.

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