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Schrader Youth Ballet Brings ‘Clara’s Dream’ to Peoples Bank Theatre Dec. 17

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The Nutcracker is perhaps the most recognized ballet of all time. Based on the 1816 story by German author E.T.A. Hoffman The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and interpreted through French playwright and novelist Alexandre Dumas’ adapted story The Nutcracker, the ballet premiered at the Mariinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg on Sunday, December 18, 1892. Some… Read More

December 1 Marks Second Annual Hometown Holiday Spectacular in Marietta

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Most everyone has memories of middle school and high school holiday band and choir performances tucked away somewhere in their spongy cerebral cortex. The black pants that don’t quite fit right, the attempts to wear a properly tied tie, the painstakingly practiced holiday numbers, and, more than anything, a distinct feeling of community with the… Read More

Manhu Comes to Marietta Through Arts Midwest Partnership


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Manhu, a musical ensemble from China, will visit Peoples Bank Theatre, in Marietta, as part of Arts Midwest World Fest. Hailing from the Stone Forest of Yunnan Province in southwestern China, Manhu brings to life the traditions of the Yi people, an ethnic minority group with a rich musical history. Playing the hulusheng, a mouth organ made from dried gourds,… Read More

September Brings Music, Comedy, and Film to Peoples Bank Theatre


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This September, the historic Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta celebrates the end of summer with songs from Broadway, welcomes Marietta College families with comedian and magician Michael Kent, and screens the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. On September 16 at 8 p.m., Peoples Bank Theatre presents “Broadway Songs of a Summer Night.” Mid-Ohio Valley singers Su Voycik-Meredith,… Read More

Steve Earle to Perform at the Peoples Bank Theatre Saturday, July 22

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Known as one of the founding fathers of country music that exists outside of the constraints of traditional Nashville songwriting, Steve Earle is headed to the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta on Friday, July 22 with his longtime backing band, the Dukes. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Earle about his latest release, So You Wannabe an Outlaw (Warner… Read More

From Berkeley to Marietta: Speaking with Cracker’s David Lowery

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David Lowery has served as the frontman for both indie rock legend Camper Van Beethoven and alt-rock heroes Cracker over the course of the past 30 years. He’s currently on tour with Cracker, performing tracks off of the band’s 2014 album Berkeley to Bakersfield (SAVOY). Although the record was released about three years ago, the politically… Read More