Camelot, the Musical
Jun
25
2:00 pm14:00

Camelot, the Musical

  • Schwab Auditorium

Fuse Productions presents Lerner and Loewe's lovely musical, Camelot. Young King Arthur hopes to create an idyllic kingdom guided by honor and righteousness, embodied by his Knights of the Round Table. But Arthur’s perfect world is an illusion; his wife Guinevere secretly loves the handsome and noble knight, Lancelot. With enchantment, pageantry, and glorious melodies, Lerner and Loewe’s classic won’t “Let it be forgot / That once there was a spot / For one brief shining moment that was know as Camelot.”

Please reserve the AD service by June 11. Tickets are required (ask for the discounted price) and are obtained online or by calling (814) 380-8672.  Please arrive at Schwab Auditorium by 1:30 pm to receive equipment and listen to informative pre-show notes.

Man of La Mancha
Jul
17
7:30 pm19:30

Man of La Mancha

  • NIttany Theatre at the Barn

Come dream the impossible dream with the Nittany Theatre at the Boal Barn as they present La Man of La Mancha. Recount the legend of wannabe knight Don Quixote and his trusty sidekick Sancho as they embark on a journey full of laughter, love and unruly windmills. The Nittany Theatre is graciously allowing us to AD their final dress rehearsal, so no ticket is necessary. You must contact the SLSG office by July 3, however, to reserve your seat and the AD service. Please arrive at the Boal Barn by 7 pm to receive equipment and to listen to important and informative pre-show notes.

Looking
Aug
25
7:30 pm19:30

Looking

  • Nittany Theatre at the Boal Barn

The Nittany Theatre at the Boal Barn presents Norm Foster's romantic comedy about four lovable losers looking for love in all the wrong places. No ticket is necessary, however, you must contact the SLSG office by July 31 to reserve your seat and the AD service. Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and to listen to important  pre-show notes. 


Spikes Baseball Opening Night
Jun
19
7:05 pm19:05

Spikes Baseball Opening Night

  • Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

Join us for the State College Spikes Opening Night! We are getting a block of tickets in the accessible seating section where you'll get a better view! Tickets are $10. Join us as we root for the home team, sample the stadium food, and enjoy the fireworks after the game. Please call the office immediately  (814-238-0132) or email so we can add you to the block of tickets. Click the photo for more info. Note: The first pitch is thrown at 7:05 pm, but you will want to arrive earlier to join in the fun! Ending time of 11 pm is an approximation!

Arboretum Tour
Jun
1
10:00 am10:00

Arboretum Tour

  • H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens at the PSU Arboretum

The ever-popular exuberant Master Gardeners will be joining our audio describers, leading us through the colorful gardens of the PSU Arboretum. In addition to the early summer blooms, there is much to be explored along the wide, paved paths of the Kathryn Bower Smith Strolling Garden, the Pollinators' Garden, and in the limestone cave, kaleidoscopes, and more at the Childhood's Gate Children's Garden . We will be leaving from the main parking area entrance promptly at 10 am. The tour is free and open to all, but please notify the SLSG office by email at office@slsg.org or by phoning 814-238-0132 if you plan on attending.

Rent
Apr
6
7:30 pm19:30

Rent

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

It's the 25th anniversary national tour of Rent, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical. A re-imaginigng of Puccini's La Boheme, Rent follows a year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. Note: the show contains adult language and situations.

Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and pre-show info. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Reservations are required to use the AD service; contact the SLSG office (814-238-0132 or office@slsg.org) by Mar. 24, 2017.

AD CANCELLED!!!!!! How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Apr
2
2:00 pm14:00

AD CANCELLED!!!!!! How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

  • State College Area High School Auditorium

AUDIO DESCRIPTION CANCELLED DUE TO NO RESERVATIONS REQUESTS. The State High Thespians present a tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize. How to Succeed in Business... boasts an exhilarating score by Frank Loesser, including "I Believe in You," "Brotherhood of Man" and "The Company Way." A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, the musical follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a handbook to clim the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive. 

Pippin
Mar
21
7:30 pm19:30

Pippin

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Center for the Performing Arts, PSU, Eisenhower Auditorium brings us the unforgettable new production of Pippin, winner of four 2013 Tony Awards. Pippin is a musical full of extraordinary acrobatics, magical feats and soaring songs that uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe and the young prince, Pippin, on his search for meaning and significance. Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and pre-show info. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Reservations are required to use the AD service; contact the SLSG office (814-238-0132 or office@slsg.org) by Mar. 7, 2017.

 

CABARET by FUSE Productions
Feb
18
7:30 pm19:30

CABARET by FUSE Productions

  • Schwab Auditorium

FUSE Productions presents Cabaret, the tony-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way, with music by John Knader and lyrics by Fred Ebb. Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly. Hear some of the most memorable songs in theater history, including "Cabaret," "Willkommen" and "Maybe This Time." Leave your troubles outside - life is beautiful at Cabaret. Please reserve the AD service by Feb 4. 

Vision Loss and Hearing Loss 101: Feb. 13, Foxdale Village
Feb
13
7:00 pm19:00

Vision Loss and Hearing Loss 101: Feb. 13, Foxdale Village

  • Foxdale Village

Hearing loss and sight loss, two sensory losses that impact so many lives. There is lots of hope and help available and this meeting will connect you to that help. For our February meeting we join forces with the Hearing Loss Association of America, Central PA Chapter, to present an overview of services provided by the PA office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Join us on this navigation of a new life with vision loss and hearing loss. Click for more info.

AD CANCELLED!!!    Once
Jan
31
7:30 pm19:30

AD CANCELLED!!! Once

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Centre for the Performing Arts at Penn State, Eisenhower Auditorium, presents the smash-hit, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards musical, Once. A struggling Dublin street musician's creativity soars when he finds romance with a woman who connects with his haunting love songs. Described as "emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking", the cast also serves as the orchestra.  Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and pre-show info. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Reservations are required to use the AD service; contact the SLSG office (814-238-0132 or office@slsg.org) by Jan. 17, 2017.

42nd Street
Jan
17
7:30 pm19:30

42nd Street

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Centre for the Performing Arts at PSU, Eisenhower Auditorium, presents the ultimate show-biz musical, 42nd Street, a celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater. When the leading lady of a glitzy Broadway show breaks her ankle, a chorus girl from Allentown, PA steps into the starring role and saves the show.  Please arrive by 7 pm to receive equipment and listen to pre-show info. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Reservations are required to use the Audio-Description service by contacting the SLSG office (814-238-0132 or office@slsg.org) by Jan. 3, 2017.

AD CANCELLED!!!: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Golden Age
Oct
23
3:00 pm15:00

AD CANCELLED!!!: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Golden Age

  • The State Theatre

DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST, AUDIO DESCRIPTION OF THE BOLSHOI BALLET HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!! The State Theatre will use it's cinematic magic to transport us to the Bolshoi ballet via their movie screen. With its jazzy score, The Golden Age, with music by Dmitri Shostakovitch and performed by the Boshoi Ballet, is a refreshing, colorful and dazzling satire of Europe in the Roaring 20's. Tickets must be purchased for this screening, and may be purchased online or by phoning the State Theatre box office at 814-272-0606.

Music: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak Glikman
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Assassins
Sep
28
7:30 pm19:30

Assassins

  • The Penn State Theater

Fuse Productions presents Assassins, a musical with "intelligently stunning music and beautiful lyrics" by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-style portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or not) to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The music varies to reflect the popular music of the eras depicted. Tickets for the Saturday matinee must be purchased by contacting Fuse productions online or by phoning 814-380-8672. Please arrive by 1:45 pm to obtain equipment and to listen to informative pre-show notes.

Play Murder!
Sep
19
7:30 pm19:30

Play Murder!

  • Boal Barn Theatre

A new original comedy by "Sterling Sax", Play Murder! promises to be "delightfully new and very funny." Directed by David Saxe and produced for the first time anywhere, this mystery, which takes place in a barn, has found its home at the Boal Barn. 

The Nittany Theatre is generously allowing audio-description at their final dress rehearsal of the show for those with sight-loss and a driver. No ticket is necessary, but please contact the SLSG by emailing office@slsg.org or by phoning 814-238-0132 for reservations, and to verify the 7:30 pm curtain time.  Please arrive by 7:15 pm to receive equipment and listen to helpful pre-show production notes.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
Aug
29
7:30 pm19:30

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)

  • Nittany Theatre at the Barn

The Nittany Theatre at the Barn presents the original production Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridge) (Revised) - All of William Shakespeare’s works in 97 zany minutes! The Nittany Theatre is generously allowing audio-description at their final dress rehearsal of the show for those with sight-loss and a driver. No ticket is necessary, but please contact the SLSG by emailing office@slsg.org or by phoning 814-238-0132 for reservations and to verify the 7:30 pm curtain time.

Calendar Girls, Nittany Theatre
Aug
2
7:30 pm19:30

Calendar Girls, Nittany Theatre

  • Nittany Theatre at the Barn

Based on the true story of eleven WWI members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls became the fastest selling play in British theatre history. A very British comedy, this show promises "it makes you laugh, it makes you cry, and it leaves you feeling better about life than you did when you entered the theatre." The Nittany Theatre is generously allowing audio-description at the final dress rehearsal of Calendar Girls for those with sight-loss and a driver at no cost. With adult themes and some partial nudity, this show is not appropriate for children. No ticket is necessary, but please contact the Sight-Loss Support Group by emailing at office@slsg.org, or by phoning 814-238-0132 for reservations, and to verify the 7:30 pm curtain time.

The Heidi Chronicles, SCCT
Jul
29
8:00 pm20:00

The Heidi Chronicles, SCCT

  • The Penn State Downtown Theatre Center

Comprised of a series of interrelated scenes, the SCCT's production of Wendy Wasserstein's The Heid Chronicles is comprised of a series of interrelated scenes, tracing the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a successful art historian, as she tries to cope with feminism, men, politics and motherhood. Please arrive by 7:30 pm for equipment and pre-show notes. Tickets are available online or by phoning 814-234-SCCT.

My Fair Lady (FUSE)
Jun
18
2:00 pm14:00

My Fair Lady (FUSE)

  • The Penn State Downtown Theater

FUSE Productions brings us Lerner and Loewe's MY FAIR LADY! Wouldn't it be 'loverly' to spend a Sunday afternoon with Eliza Doolittle and Professor 'enry 'iggins? Please arrive by 1:30 pm for equipment and pre-show notes. A few tickets are available at the discounted student price for AD patrons; all tickets are available online or by calling 814-380-8672. 

PSU June Arboretum Tour
Jun
14
10:00 am10:00

PSU June Arboretum Tour

  • H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens at the PSU Arboretum

The ever-popular Master Gardeners will again be leading us through the colorful gardens of the PSU Arboretum, this time for the early summer blooms of June, and to tour some of the new installations. There is much to be explored in the limestone cave, kaleidoscopes, mushroom hollow, and more at the newly opened Childhood Gates Children's Garden. We will be leaving from the main parking area entrance at 10 am. The tour is free and open to all, but please notify the SLSG office by email at office@slsg.org or by phoning 814-238-0132 if you plan on attending.  

Company (Nittany Theater)
May
9
7:30 pm19:30

Company (Nittany Theater)

  • Boal Barn Theater

A single man is unable to commit in this 1970 concept musical comedy. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this show deals with adult themes and relationships. The Nittany Theatre is generously allowing audio-description of their final dress rehearsal. Please contact Eileen Rivoir at 814-238-5763 for reservations and to verify the curtain time if you plan to attend.

Connect the Dots...Integrating Vision, Hearing and the Brain
May
9
7:00 pm19:00

Connect the Dots...Integrating Vision, Hearing and the Brain

  • Foxdale Village

Our May meeting is a special, joint meeting of the SLSG with the Hearing Loss Association of America Central PA. Dr.Elise Uhring, an audiologist, and Dr. Tracy Sepich, an optometrist, will present their work on this multidisciplinary program that helps people with challenges rooted in sensory processing.

La Verita: Compagnita Finzi Pasca
Apr
21
7:30 pm19:30

La Verita: Compagnita Finzi Pasca

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Center for the Performing Arts brings us La Verita, a theatrical homage to Dali, which juxtaposes acrobatics, theatre, dance and music. A succession of images leading us through surrealism, a love story, and a reflection about the truth are the colors of this new creation by Finzi Pasca. Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and pre-show notes. Tickets online or 1-800-ARTS-TIX.

 

Fiddler on the Roof, State High Thespians
Apr
17
2:00 pm14:00

Fiddler on the Roof, State High Thespians

  • State College Area High School

The State High Thespians bring us the Tony Award winning musical, Fiddler on the Roof, a heart-warming tale of Tevye the milkman and his daughters as they struggle with war, love, and tradition. Please arrive by 1:30 pm to receive equipment and hear pre-show notes. To reserve tickets, call the SCAHS box office, 814-231-4188. A few complimentary tickets have been generously donated by the Thespians for SLSG members. Contact the SLSG office (814-238-0132) to reserve these "first-come, first-served" tickets.

Chicago
Apr
12
7:30 pm19:30

Chicago

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Center for the Performing Arts presents, Chicago, the musical that has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz. Please arrive by 7 pm for equipment and to hear pre-show notes. Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by phoning 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Note: Audio-description available at the Tuesday performance only.

Moscow Festival Ballet the Sleeping Beauty
Mar
31
7:30 pm19:30

Moscow Festival Ballet the Sleeping Beauty

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Center for the Performing Arts presents the Moscow Festival Ballet's "The Sleeping Beauty." The three act ballet, set to Tchaikovsky's score, is based on Perrault's fairy tale. An evil fairy condemns a baby princess to prick her finger and die on her 16th birthday, but all live happily-ever-after when she is awakened by a prince's kiss. Please plan to arrive by 7 pm to receive equipment and to listen to pre-show information. Ticket are required for this performance and may be purchased online or by phoning 1-800-ARTS-TIX.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Feb
13
7:30 pm19:30

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Eisenhower Auditorium

The Center for the Performing Arts brings us the irresistible family musical based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has been called  the wittiest of their endeavors. Please arrive by 7 pm in order to receive your equipment and to listen to background information. Tickets are required for this performance and may be purchased online or by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX.

 

Santaland Diaries
Dec
19
2:00 pm14:00

Santaland Diaries

  • Penn State Downtown Theater

Fuse Productions presents David Sedaris' SantaLand. Directed by Richard Biever, SantaLand is a humorous account of Sedaris' stint working as a Christmas elf in Macy's Department Store. Please arrive at 1:30 pm for equipment and to listen to pre-show notes. Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 1-814-360-8672. A limited number of tickets are available at a discount price...inquire by phone. Note: This show is intended for a mature audience.

Charlie Brown Christmas
Dec
12
1:00 pm13:00

Charlie Brown Christmas

  • The State Theatre

The classic animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, comes to life in this faithful stage adaption presented by FUSE Productions. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Tickets ($8) are required for this performance, and may be purchased online, by calling 1-814-360-8672, or in the lobby at the performance.