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Eisenhower Auditorium

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102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
814-863-0255 cpa.psu.edu

October 2019

Harlem 100: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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Harlem 100: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance featuring Mwenso and The Shakes with special guests Brianna Thomas, Michela Marino Lerman, and Vuyo Sotashe 7:30 pm Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium A century after one of the most culturally significant periods in human history, Harlem is in the midst of a resurging creative movement sparked by the centenarian embers left by the wildfire that was the Harlem Renaissance. That era has since proven to be an unrivaled period of brilliance in both intelligent…

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“A Bronx Tale”

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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A BRONX TALE 7:30 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Three years ago, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, and Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical based on Palminteri’s true-life story. A BRONX TALE, Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d…

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November 2019

Showtime with Shakespeare: A New Hip Hop Musical

November 3 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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Showtime with Shakespeare A New Hip Hop Musical 4:00 pm Sunday, November 3, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Showtime with Shakespeare is a new theatrical production based on the Magic Tree House adventure Stage Fright on a Summer Night. No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There,​ the daring sibling duo​ meet​s​ William Shakespeare—one of the greatest writers of all time. Based on the critically acclaimed book series…

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Showtime with Shakespeare: A New Hip Hop Musical

November 3 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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Showtime with Shakespeare A New Hip Hop Musical 4:00 pm Sunday, November 3, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Showtime with Shakespeare is a new theatrical production based on the Magic Tree House adventure Stage Fright on a Summer Night. No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There,​ the daring sibling duo​ meet​s​ William Shakespeare—one of the greatest writers of all time. Based on the critically acclaimed book series…

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Silkroad Ensemble

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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Silkroad Ensemble 7:30 pm Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium The Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world. Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the group has been called “vibrant and virtuosic” by the Wall Street Journal, “one of the twenty-first century’s great ensembles” by the Vancouver Sun, and a “roving musical laboratory without walls” by the Boston Globe. Silkroad musicians appear in many configurations and settings. At Penn State, the ensemble will include thirteen…

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Dance Theatre of Harlem 50th Anniversary Tour

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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Dance Theatre of Harlem 50th Anniversary Tour 7:30 pm Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium For fifty years, Dance Theatre of Harlem has provided access to ballet for all. Comprised of an international touring company, a training school, and a celebrated arts education and community engagement program, Dance Theatre of Harlem demonstrates the power of art to transform lives. The program will include Return (1999), the signature work of the company’s longtime resident choreographer Robert Garland, which is set to funk and…

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An Evening with Itzhak Perlman

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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An Evening with Itzhak Perlman Rohan De Silva, pianist 7:30 pm Thursday, November 14, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Itzhak Perlman, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, will return to Penn State for a special evening of live music (announced from the stage), stories, and projected film and photos celebrating a storied career launched with his televised United States debut more than sixty years ago. Perlman’s warm personality and the rich, burnished tone of his violin have made him a favorite performer…

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RENT

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd
University Park, 16802 United States
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RENT 7:30 pm Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENTcontinues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant twentieth-anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to…

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