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Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Carrollton, Georgia
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 7:00 PM
“Knockout…Brimful with feeling…Expansive… the Russian style is elegantly generous, and so the experience is never meager. Kids…were wide-eyed with delight.” ~ New York Times

See the one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker in the top 20 largest US cities and 100+ more cities from coast to coast this this 25th Anniversary Season! All ages are invited to celebrate the Magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Concept Designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50 ft tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score.

More Information at: www.nutcracker.com

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Artist: Moscow Ballet (Dancer)
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 7:30 PM
Following champion groomers and their gorgeous, vibrant dogs through a year in the life on the Technicolor competition circuit, Well Groomed explores an America not often portrayed in cinema. From South Carolina to California, New York to Arkansas, the film follows dog groomers from their homes to large-scale dog grooming competitions and showrooms where their communities meet, discuss, and compete with Technicolor exuberance. Well Groomed is a revealing look at pets, families, friendships, and the glory of creativity through a bright prism of color.

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Friday, 15 November 2019 - 7:30 PM

Katie Deal in: Crazy for Patsy Cline

Having sold out two national tours of “A Closer Walk with
Patsy Cline,” Katie Deal takes the stage with her own story of
how the music and style of Patsy Cline have changed her life
forever. With a new take on nostalgia, Katie’s one-woman
show, “Katie Deal in: Crazy for Patsy Cline” features a live
band, tight harmonies and a powerhouse singer. In this
evening of “pure Patsy” you will learn a little bit about Katie, a
little bit about Ms. Patsy, and a lot about why Patsy’s music is
loved by so many.

More Information at: www.KatieDeal.com

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 7:30 PM
It's ten years after The Crucible, can Abigail Williams atone for and rise above the sins she committed in Salem that resulted in so much death and destruction?
Presenter: UWG Theatre Company
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Monday, 28 October 2019 - 7:30 PM
The City That Sold America explores how Chicago introduced groundbreaking, behavior-changing ideas like fast food chains, orange juice, soap operas, African-American beauty products, late night talk shows, toothpaste, and Kleenex. The City That Sold America uncovers the origins of beloved icons like Tony the Tiger, the Jolly Green Giant, Charlie Tuna, the Budweiser’s Clydesdales, and the Pillsbury Dough Boy—all of whom have made lasting impressions upon generations of Americans.

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 7:30 PM
Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo is a virtuoso with an infectious, joyful feeling that will leave you amazed and happy. Don't miss this opportunity to discover this incredible artist. Diego is among the world's greatest jazz guitarists. His superb technique, timing and imagination have made him one of the hottest international names. From the Classical to the Jazz is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa Nova, and Classical music. Diego has a unique interpretation, with a lot of technique, much emotion, and a great success with all audiences.


Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Artist: Diego Figueiredo (Guitar)
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Monday, 14 October 2019 - 7:30 PM
In Dusty Groove: The Sound of Transition, vinyl buyer Rick Wojcik walks us into the homes – and stories – of strangers, digging through their jazz, soul and hip hop records, purchasing their once-prized possessions. Each seller shares a common reason: they face a major life transition. The documentary is a collection of intimate narratives, akin to a record album of songs. About love, loss, and our deep connection to music.

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Tuesday, 8 October 2019 - 7:30 PM
This is a gospel musical about transformation. Oedipus rises above the fates to become a figure with the power of extending divine blessing. Adapted from Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus. This show will make you jump, clap, and sing in your seats.
Presenter: UWG Theatre Company
Program TBA
Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center: Concert Hall
Carrollton, Georgia
Thursday, 19 September 2019 - 7:30 PM
The 2019 Power of the Purse Annual Fundraiser will be held at the Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center.

Award-winning speaker Jeanne Robertson is an expert in humor, whether regaling audiences with her experiences as a 6'2" Miss Congeniality winner in the Miss America Pageant or outlining the steps to developing a sense of humor. Jeanne is past president of the National Speakers Association and was the first woman to win NSA's top honor, the Cavett Award. A member of the Speakers Hall of Fame, Jeanne was also honored by Toastmasters International when it named her the recipient of its Golden Gavel Award, presented annually to one individual who has demonstrated outstanding skills in communication and leadership.

Author of three books on humor, Jeanne has produced six DVD/CD humor programs in the last eleven years and can be heard daily on Sirius XM Radio's Laugh USA, the Family Comedy Channel. This lets millions nationwide know she speaks two languages fluently: English . . . and Southern.
Sponsor: Community Foundation of West Georgia
Presenter: Community Foundation of West Ga-Power of the Purse
Program TBA
Artist: Jeanne Robertson
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 7:30 PM
For 38 years, two- time GRAMMY award winning artist Terrance Simien, 8th generation Louisiana Creole has been shattering the myths about what his indigenous Zydeco roots music is – and is not. Leading his Zydeco Experience bandmates – long time members Danny Williams and Stan Chambers, and horn players, Lance Ellis & Curtis Watson and Ian Molinaro - Thompson on drums– Simien has become one of the most respected and accomplished artists in American roots music today. He and his band mates have performed over 9000 concerts and toured millions of miles to over 45 countries during their eventful career.
Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Artist: Terrance Simien
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 7:30 PM
As young boys, Christopher and Taylor Malpass soaked up the music of their granddad’s phonograph records. Christopher earned his first talent show trophy at age 7, and Taylor was playing mandolin by the time he was 10. Today, they promote the work and music of classic country artists they treasure while creating new music and making their own mark in the lineage of a rich American cultural heritage.

If you like cornbread & hush puppies, you’re gonna love the Malpass Brothers. If you like sweet tea, barbecue & collards, you’re gonna love the Malpass Brothers. This is the real deal, folks. There is no pretense. This is music steeped in the legacy of the Louvin Brothers, Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Hank Williams, Sr. & others. Count on classic, real country.

More Information at: www.themalpassbrothers.com

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Artist: The Malpass Brothers
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Sunday, 2 June 2019 - 4:00 PM
Carrollton Academy of Dance
Spring Recital 2019
Both Shows on Saturday are Spring Recital.
Sunday Show is Parker Dance Company only.
Contact Studio for more details.
Presenter: Carrollton Academy of Dance
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Saturday, 1 June 2019 - 6:00 PM
Carrollton Academy of Dance
Spring Recital 2019
Both Shows on Saturday are Spring Recital.
Sunday Show is Parker Dance Company only.
Contact Studio for more details.
Presenter: Carrollton Academy of Dance
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Saturday, 1 June 2019 - 1:00 PM
Carrollton Academy of Dance
Spring Recital 2019
Both Shows on Saturday are Spring Recital.
Sunday Show is Parker Dance Company only.
Contact Studio for more details.
Presenter: Carrollton Academy of Dance
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Sunday, 19 May 2019 - 6:00 PM
Dance Academy West
2019 Spring Recital
Presenter: Dance Academy West
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Sunday, 19 May 2019 - 2:00 PM
Dance Academy West
2019 Spring Recital
Presenter: Dance Academy West
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 6:00 PM
Dance Academy West
2019 Spring Recital
Presenter: Dance Academy West
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 2:00 PM
Dance Academy West
2019 Spring Recital
Presenter: Dance Academy West
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Friday, 10 May 2019 - 7:30 PM
Hailed by the original Beatles promoter as ‘THE BEST ON THE SCENE’, The McCartney Years is a period-true, technically stunning and explosive live concert show that performs the music of Paul McCartney spanning two decades from The Beatles to Wings.

Songs include hits like Hey Jude, Jet, Let It Be, Band On The Run, The Long And Winding Road, Live And Let Die, Lady Madonna and many, many more, plus some of the deep cuts that McCartney wrote during the 1960’s and 1970’s; all performed to their original arrangements by a band that has entertained audiences worldwide and even has a personal accolade from former Wings Guitarist Denny Laine.

Guaranteed that you will jump out of your seat to clap, sing and dance to the music by one of the most prolific artists of all time in this authentic, timeless live concert experience!

Presenter: Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
Program TBA
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts: Main Stage
Carrollton, Georgia
Sunday, 5 May 2019 - 2:30 PM
Villa Rica High School
Spring Musical
Presenter: Villa Rica High School
Program TBA
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