The Acorn Theater | Upcoming Events

SINGER SONGWRITER CONTEST
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Robbie Fulks

Fri, Sep 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $20.00

Robbie FulksThe Elvis Costello of country music - Entertainment Weekly;  the wise-ass bastard son of Roger Miller - Rolling Stone;  America's truly unjustly unsung singer-songwriter - SPIN;  One of the great honky tonk voices of his generations - Washington Post. artist video. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Available Spaces: 175

Girls Like Us; Featuring Music of Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $25.00

laura,marianne, beckieIn their brand new show, Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie & Marianne Murphy Orland celebrate the ground breaking music of Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell.  Inspired by the book, “Girls Like us”, they explore the music that defined a generation of women told in harmony.  Laura, Beckie and Marianne, all who bring celebrated solo shows to the Midwest  reunite for another trio show when they blend their unique performing styles into a delightful evening dedicated to showcasing the music and stories of three singers who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them – female confessors in song, rock superstars, and adventurers of heart and soul.

Laura's website

Beckie's website

Marianne's website

 

Available Spaces: 123

Charles Troy: The Creation of Oklahoma!

Sun, Sep 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm  |  from $15.00

Charles TroySee and hear the dramatic story of how Richard Rodgers (who had lost his longtime lyricist, Larry Hart) and Oscar Hammerstein (who had lost public acceptance) found unimaginable success when they found each other.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Wild Animal Adventure

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm  |  Free Event

Unleash Your Wild in this all-new, interactive stage show that's entertaining and educating families across the nation! Our Give Back Wildly Tour has an important message: It’s our World, Our Responsibility. Spend time with a saltwater crocodile, a baby kangaroo or an 8-foot boa constrictor!  Admission FREE for all ages. www.wildanimaladventure.com

Sponsored by Harbor Arts. Admission free due to the generosity of the Pokagon Fund.

Available Spaces: 195

Charles Troy: The Creation of West Side Story

Sun, Sep 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm  |  from $15.00

Charles TroyThis brave, brilliant musical tragedy, born into a world of musical comedy, took years to crystallize for its creators, then overcame daunting challenges just to get onstage.

Available Spaces: 197

Bicycle Stories

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm  |  from $10.00

Indigan Storyteller, in partnership with the Apple Cider Century, hosts "BICYCLE STORIES" on the Main Stage of the Acorn, Harbor Country's premier live performance venue. Just 10 days before 2014's Apple Cider Century, the focus of the evening will be bicycling stories presented by the participants of the Indigan Storyteller's one-day intensive workshop occurring on Sunday August 24th.  For more information about the workshop: Workshop Registration Information.  For more information about Indigan Storyteller, please visit Indigan Storyteller website

Available Spaces: 200

Janis Siegel: Ella - A Life in Song

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $40.00

Janis SiegelJanis Siegel celebrates 'The First Lady of Song' in this concert featuring arrangements Count Basie and Nelson Riddle made for Fitzgerald now in her collection at the Library of Congress. In the early 1980s, Siegel and her longtime quartet THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER sang with Fitzgerald. Later, describing the rehearsal to NPR's Susan Stamberg, Siegel remembered her awe:

 

Available Spaces: 239

An Evening of Romantic Arias & Duets

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $25.00

Deborah Mayer Tim Tobin

Metropolitan Opera Soprano, Deborah Mayer and International Tenor, Tim Tobin join pianist Natassa Stojanovska for an evening of romantic arias and duets from Puccini’s opera Tosca to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. Theirs is a love story that is the stuff of opera itself. The couple first met when an onstage romance in Puccini’s beloved opera Tosca, kindled the flames of a real-life passion.

Available Spaces: 198

Charles Troy: The Creation of The Sound of Music

Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 2:00 pm  |  from $15.00

Charles TroyRodgers and Hammerstein’s last show -- written in 1959, the year before Hammerstein died -- was a distillation of many elements that were present in their four previous landmark musicals, and became, in the 1965 movie version, bigger than all the rest.

Available Spaces: 200

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The Acorn in Three Oaks Michigan is a live performance venue where audiences experience everything from concerts to traditional theater to children’s series, weekly open mics and community based educational programs. We explore new ways to cater to, delight and entertain our audiences.

The Acorn is also an awesome venue for private rentals such as weddings, fundraisers, parties and performing groups. To learn more about what we offer, you can email sandra@acorntheater.com.

Join our email list and check our facebook page. Our regular full season runs from late May to December.

Acorn Open Mic: for more information email Sandra@acorntheater.com

2014 Singer Songwriter Contest: submissions are being taken. For more info, email Sandra@acorntheater.com

Thank you for your continued interest in and support of The Acorn Theater.