Experience the magic of live performance at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater during the 2022-2023 Celebrity Season starting in August. The program of the season includes performances by world famous musicians, dance shows, a magician, live theater and the first ever film festival dedicated to the films of Ken Burns.
The central theme of the season 2022-2023 – “Who are we? The Ken Burns Film Festival scheduled for February. 10 to 12. The weekend, representing the first film festival ever dedicated to and sanctioned by a documentary filmmaker, will include 25 hours of film screenings from across Burns’ 40-year catalog, three presentations featuring Burns, and a chance to hear from Burns . colleagues about the music, scripts and cinematography that have become characteristic of his work. Tickets for the three events featuring Burns cost $29 each. A festival pass will also be available, including entry to all paid events and early seating at festival events. Many festival events are free to attend, but ticket reservations are required. Advance booking is highly recommended and is only available by phone or at the box office.
Celebrity Season 2022-2023 opens in early August with two popular concerts, which the audience always sings along with. Rock legend and founding member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, Graham Nash returns to Majestic at 7:30 pm on August. 7. Later this week, The Doo Wop Project, featuring the stars of the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys”, will take the classic 1950s sound and close harmonies of five guys singing on a street corner into the 21st century with a 7:30 performance. evenings Aug. 12.
Best-selling author and NPR author David Sedaris will make his Gettysburg debut at 8:00 pm on October 15, following the release of his latest books, The Best of Me and Snack Carnival. This intimate evening will include a selection of new readings, an audience Q&A session, and an autograph session with books available for purchase.
Master illusionist David Caserta will conjure up terrifying ghouls and goblins in the family show Ghost Illusions at 7:30 pm on October 21st.
Two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will raise the roof at Majestic at 7:30 pm on November 21st as part of their 2022 North American tour. The choir is made up of 20 artists from South Africa who share the inspirational power of African gospel music. The Gettysburg Concert of the ensemble, which has performed to world leaders, is part of WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital’s Healing HeARTs Healthy Family series.
Totem Pole Playhouse’s favorite performance, A Christmas Carol, will take the stage from December 9 to 18, featuring local and professional actors, singers and dancers.
The Adams County Arts Council will pair local celebrities with professional choreographers in “Dancing with Local Stars” for the show on January 1st. 13.
Mountainfilm on Tour will bring the best short documentaries to the big screen on January 1st. 20 for the third year.
“Aluminum Show” at Majestic at 17:00 January. 28 is a magical, mystical, multi-sensory experience set on a futuristic planet made entirely of aluminum. The performance is suitable for children from 5 years old.
Two theatrical performances carried over from last season will grace the stage in early 2023. The Reduced Shakespeare Company will present The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) at 7:30 pm on February. 18 that mocks the subject it was born to take comedy from arrogant to low through the ages. On March 3 at 7:30 pm, LA Theater Works will present Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Case on the Road to a Sitcom, a hilarious and true-to-life story of one of America’s most beloved TV comedies.
Combining Ireland’s flamboyant and traditional dance form with American innovation, Irish dance company Trinity will present their energetic, energetic and energetic performance on stage at 7:30 pm on March 23rd.
George Hinchliff’s British Ukulele Orchestra will arrive in town at 7:30 pm on May 9 with his critically acclaimed, not-too-serious but very goofy interpretation of a catalog that ranges from rock and pop to jazz and classical music.
Tickets can be purchased online at gettysburgmajestic.org, by calling 717-337-8200, or at the box office at 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm Monday to Friday, 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Saturday and from 13:00 to 17:30 on Sunday.
Complimentary parking and round trip transportation is available for most live performances at Gettysburg College’s Constitution parking lot. Shuttle rides start one hour before each performance and are available to the ADA. Metered parking is available at the Gettysburg Area Racehorse Alley Garage and Carlisle Street.