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Honeywell announces seven new shows

Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

WABASH, Ind. – Seven shows were recently added to the Honeywell Center’s concert bill.    Tickets for Uncle Kracker, B.B. King, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, Purdue Varsity Glee Club, Late Night Catechism, An Afternoon with C.S. Lewis, and the Dinner and Chamber Music Series go on sale Tues., Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.

Mi Tunes 101.9 welcomes Uncle Kracker to the Honeywell Center.  Best known for his hits “Follow Me," "In A Little While," "Drift Away" and most recently “Smile” from his new album Happy Hour, Uncle Kracker will make his way to Wabash, sponsored by Grandstaff Hentgen Funeral Service; on Sun., Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $16, $28 and $50.

Legendary bluesman B.B. King serves up the classic blues sound he’s famous for when he arrives on Tues., Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.  With hits like “Three O’Clock Blues,” “You Don’t Know Me” and “The Thrill is Gone,” B.B. King and Lucille are sure to put on an unforgettable performance.  Tickets are $28, $48, $68 and $100.

Sponsored by Bippus State Bank, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, the internationally admired dance phenomenon, comes to Wabash on Fri., Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.  Based on Irish folklore, this classic tale of Good vs. Evil continues to draw record crowds.  Tickets are $19, $29 and $45.

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club, sponsored by North Central Co-op and CountryMark, arrives at the Honeywell Center on Fri., Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m.  Under the direction of Bill Griffel, the group averages 50-60 appearances each year and continues to share a sound all its own through one-of-a-kind arrangements in tailor-made performances for audiences of all ages.  Tickets are $10, $15 and $25.

Late Night Catechism will perform two shows on Fri., March 18 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Now in its 14th year, the uproariously funny play thoroughly engages the audience and takes them back to their school days where they are met by an irrepressible “Sister” who rewards them for their correct answers, and puts them in the corner when they’re naughty.   Tickets are $12, $18 and $25.

An Afternoon with C.S. Lewis comes to the Ford Theater on Sun., March 27 at 2 p.m.  Actor David Payne captures the essence of the man who created the Narnia Chronicles in an enthralling, laughter-filled and poignant performance that is utterly captivating.  All tickets are $12, groups of 20 or more get a $2 discount per ticket.

The Dinner and Chamber Music Series, sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, features three evenings of wonderful entertainment and a gourmet dinner prepared by Chef Harry.  Beginning on Tues., Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. with the Ball State Musical Arts Quintet, the faculty resident Woodwind Quintet is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished chamber ensembles of its kind.  The second performance features Tim Noble and Friends on Tues., March 8 at 6 p.m., showcasing a program of operatic arias and show tunes.  Dr. James Giles, renowned piano professor at Northwestern University rounds out the series with several of his graduate students on Tues., April 26 at 6 p.m.   Series tickets are $150, single show tickets are $55.

Tickets may be purchased at the box office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, by calling (260) 563-1102 or visiting www.honeywellcenter.org

The Honeywell Center is north central Indiana's premier arts and entertainment facility with more than 3,000 events and 150,000 visitors annually. Concerts, conferences, charity galas, art exhibits, and educational outreach programs are among the diverse events at the Honeywell Center. All programs and activities are supported by gifts from individuals, businesses, the Indiana Arts Commission (a state agency) and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For a complete program listing, visit the Honeywell Center Web site at www.honeywellcenter.org or call (260) 563-1102.