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COMING SOON TO THE Z!

2017-18 SEASON!


Brian Wilson EVENT

BRIAN WILSON PRESENTS PET SOUNDS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 8pm

The music legend extends the performance run of his critically-acclaimed Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour to celebrate the iconic Pet Sounds album for a final time.
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The Zeiterion's 35th Birthday Party!

FREE!
ZEITERION’S 35TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1:30pm

Join us for a street party at 1:30PM, followed by the 1982 classic E.T. at 3PM!
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Tape Face at Zeiterion

TAPE FACE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 7pm

The America’s Got Talent finalist has become a global phenomenon with his uniquely hilarious and moving comedy in an award-winning spectacle that needs to be seen to be believed.
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STAGE DOOR ANA VINAGRE EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
ANA VINAGRE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 7:30pm

An evening of traditional Portuguese fado from a true fadista!
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LIVE ON FOREVER TOUR featuring
THE AFTERS, JASON GRAY & DAVID DUNN
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 7pm

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ROBERTO PLANO EVENT

FREE!
NBSO & THE Z present
ROBERTO PLANO IN CONCERT
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 8pm

The internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso performs classics of the solo piano repertoire by Liszt, Villa Lobos, Ginastera, and Gershwin, including Rhapsody in Blue.
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David Sedaris Event

AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 8pm

A master of satire, Sedaris slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness, becoming one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers.
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BERNADETTE PETERS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 8pm
THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Bernadette Peters has just been cast in the title role of Broadway’s of “Hello, Dolly!” and as a result, has cancelled her appearance at The Z.

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Gentlemans Guide EVENT

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 8pm

Winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical! The national tour arrives for a show The Hollywood Reporter raves, “Gentleman’s Guide restores our faith in the musical comedy.”
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SPOOK EVENT

A HALLOWEEN MOVIE SPOOK-A-THON
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 11am

It’s double the trouble when The Z presents a pair of spooky movies back-to-back to honor the frightful holiday. Two movies for one great price!
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HUNCHBACK EVENT

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 4pm

Victor Hugo’s novel comes alive in the 1923 silent movie, with a live soundtrack from organist Bernie Anderson and our Mighty Wurlitzer Organ!
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ROCKY HORROR EVENT

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 8pm

The cult classic with a twist returns! RKO Army performs the must-see flick of the season, while the movie rolls on screen.
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STAGE DOOR ADAM EZRA EVENT

Stage Door Live!
ADAM EZRA GROUP

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 7:30pm

This Boston-based, strings-driven group has emerged as one of the most entertaining live-music experiences in the country!
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Tuesdays with Morrie, The Z

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 8pm

A captivating stage production marking the 20th anniversary of the bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie.
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STAGE DOOR ZERUI DEPINA EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
ZERUI DEPINA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7:30pm

The Cape Verdean performer brings his illustrious and diverse styles and rhythms to Stage Door Live!
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TEDx NEW BEDFORD: BEGIN!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1-8pm

Renown homegrown and international speakers share the stage to – in the spirit of TED Talks – showcase ideas worth spreading. A must for all professionals, intellectuals and the casually curious.
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FROZEN EVENT

FROZEN MOVIE SING-A-LONG
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2pm

Sing along to the Academy Award®-winning musical event of a generation! Pure enchantment and full of fun for the entire family!
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NBSO The Sibelius Connection at The Z

NBSO presents
THE SIBELIUS CONNECTION
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 3pm

Composer and bassist Lauri Porra, great-grandson of composer Jean Sibelius, joins the NBSO for the US premiere of his concerto for electric bass guitar and orchestra, Entropia.
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STAGE DOOR KENNY WHITE VENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
KENNY WHITE & FRIENDS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 7:30pm

Hailed for his “thrilling” and “unique” piano playing, this talented singer/songwriter has worked with stars like Mick Jagger, David Crosby, and more.
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A Very Electric Christmas

Family Holiday Theater!
A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2pm

Brighten your holiday with this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.
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CHRISTMAS CAROL EVENT

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2 & 7pm

This celebrated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic is an ensemble musical that thrills Zeiterion patrons year after year.
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NBSO Family Pops at The Z

NBSO presents FAMILY HOLIDAY POPS
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 3:30 & 7pm

Join the NBSO for a family holiday treat! Our wonderful orchestra will perform a fun children’s matinee and a festive evening concert, with appearances by our Youth Orchestra and the Showstoppers.
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CELTIC SOJOURN CHRISTMAS EVENT

WGBH & Brian O’Donovan present
A CHRISTMAS CELTIC SOJOURN
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 7:30pm

From WGBH and Brian O’Donovan, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn celebrates the Emerald Isle and the music of the season.
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Tower of Power at The Z

TOWER OF POWER
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 8pm

This group has delivered their unique brand of “Oakland style” music since 1968, maintaining a class of its own in sold-out shows all over the world!
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NBSO Kiss of the Earth at The Z

NBSO presents KISS OF THE EARTH
FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 7:30pm

Even those who have never attended a classical music concert will delight in Rachmaninoff’s music, especially this impressive piano concerto featuring Inon Barnatan.
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GET THE LED OUT
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 8pm

GTLO returns with a two-hour rock homage that offers a “whole lotta love” to the legendary British super group.
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STAGE DOOR SUSAN WERNER VENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
SUSAN WERNER
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 7:30pm

Celebrated as a charismatic performer, Werner is known for conquering new styles, from folk/rock to Tin Pan Alley to gospel, country to chamber music.
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Yamato Drummers at The Z

YAMATO DRUMMERS
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 4pm

The Yamato Drummers travel all over the world with Japan’s traditional Wadaiko drums, putting their very souls into the unusual instruments.
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MOTH EVENT

THE MOTH MAINSTAGE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 7:30pm

The wildly popular stage show returns with stories that honor the diversity and commonality of human experience that each unfold in unexpected ways.
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GLOBAL FEST EVENT

GLOBALFEST – THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF LATIN MUSIC
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 8pm

Two of today’s most exciting bands, Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras, whose merging styles reflect the new Golden Age of Latin Music being shaped right here in North America.
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JESSICA LANG EVENT

JESSICA LANG DANCE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 8pm

Rapidly gaining recognition, the company has performed at world-renowned venues and festivals demonstrating the beauty of movement and music as only Jessica Lang Dance can deliver.
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MASTERS OF ILLUSION EVENT

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 8pm

Believe the impossible! The number-one touring magic show in the world brings an unforgettable evening for the whole family.
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STAGE DOOR JUDY GOLD EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
COMEDIAN JUDY GOLD
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 7:30pm

A night of stellar stand-up from a comedienne who has been on some of the funniest television and the star of stand-up specials on HBO and Comedy Central.
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STAGE DOOR CANDACE DALTON EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
MEDIUM CANDACE DALTON
THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 7:30pm

The 26-year-old medium, whose precise validations have comforted thousands, will communicate with deceased loved ones attempting to reach audience members live on the Zeiterion stage.
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LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO EVENT

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO
SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 7pm

This four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning ensemble has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide for more than 50 years!
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CELTIC SOJOURN ST PATTY EVENT

WGBH & Brian O’Donovan present
A ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELTIC SOJOURN
FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 7:30pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in true Irish style! WGBH and Brian O’Donovan bring the sounds and colorful history of Ireland to quicken the heart and imagination of all.
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AMERICAN BAND EVENT

Free!
AMERICAN BAND
SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2pm

In the spirit of late 19th/early 20th century concert bands, this Southern New England band delights audiences that span generations!
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MOSCOW EVENT PAGE

MOSCOW FESTIVAL BALLET
“Sleeping Beauty”
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 8pm

The whole family will be entranced by the grandiose presentation of the timeless tale in a lavish theatrical stage set to Tchaikovsky’s beautiful musical score.
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CHARLOTTE’S WEB
SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 11am

Theatreworks USA brings E.B. White’s classic to life on stage for an enchanting musical for audiences of all ages.
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BIRDMAN EVENT

BiRDMAN LiVE with ANTONIO SANCHEZ
SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 8pm

Renowned drummer Antonio Sanchez performs his GRAMMY® Award-winning score live as the stunning 2015 Oscar® winner for Best Picture unfolds on screen.
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NBSO MOVIE NIGHT POPS CONCERT AT THE Z

NBSO presents MOVIE NIGHT POPS CONCERT
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 7:30pm

NBSO conductor Yaniv Dinur brings your favorite movies to life in a performance by the spectacular New Bedford Symphony.
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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET EVENT

The Tony® Award-winning smash hit
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 7:30pm

Relive the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one incredible night of music history.
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BOSTON COMEDY JAM EVENT

BOSTON COMEDY JAM
with LENNY CLARKE, STEVE SWEENEY, CHRISTINE HURLEY & SAL VOTANO
THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 8pm

Four Boston-based comedians, one epic night of comedy!
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BLACK VIOLIN EVENT

BLACK VIOLIN
FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 8pm

Hip hop meets strings in a groundbreaking collaboration that has struck a chord with audiences around the world.
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ANA MOURA EVENT

ANA MOURA
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 8pm

A beautiful evening of fado from an exquisite vocalist who embodies the spirit of the iconic fadista.
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ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN EVENT PAGE

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN
SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 7:30pm

A tribute to the legendary rock group, helmed by Gary Mullen who exhibits the sound, look and showmanship of Freddie Mercury.
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THE THINGS THEY CARRIED EVENT

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 7:30pm

American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life® stage presentation brings the ground-breaking meditation on war, memory and imagination to life.
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GOLDEN ACROBATS EVENT

THE GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS present CIRQUE ZIVA
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 7:30pm

Award-winning acrobatics and theatrical techniques for a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.
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DOO WOP EVENT

DOO WOP AND THE SOUNDS OF THE CITY
SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 7:30pm

From New York, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia comes the gritty soul, classic harmonies and good time rock ’n’ roll hits that helped define a generation.
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STAGE DOOR ABATE EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
GREG ABATE QUARTET

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 7:30pm

The international jazz saxophonist, flutist and composer has dazzled audiences around the world for nearly 50 years.
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HERE AND NOW EVENT

ALWAYS & FOREVER: AN EVENING OF LUTHER VANDROSS STARRING RUBEN STUDDARD
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 8pm

A special concert event that pays tribute to an extraordinary talent – it’s the closest you can get to an actual Luther Vandross show!
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PINKALICIOUS EVENT

Family Theater!
PINKALICIOUS

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2pm

Based on the beloved best-selling books, this musical is a sweet treat for all!
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VIVA PORTUGAL! 2018
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1-8pm

A free downtown festa that’s fun for the whole family!
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STAGE DOOR DORI EVENT

STAGE DOOR LIVE!
DORI RUBBICCO

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 7:30pm

The jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter returns to dazzle us once again.
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GARRISON KEILLOR EVENT

GARRISON KEILLOR: JUST PASSING THROUGH
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 7:30pm

The acclaimed former host of the radio show “A Prairie Home Companion” captivates audiences using his unique blend of dry humor, wisdom and song.
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GLORIA STEINEM EVENT

NEW BEDFORD LYCEUM presents
GLORIA STEINEM

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 8pm

The lauded writer, editor, and activist addresses the issues of which she’s most passionate for an evening of stimulating conversation.
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CURIOUS GEORGE EVENT

Family Theater!
CURIOUS GEORGE

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2pm

Theatreworks USA presents a delightful musical that follows the beloved children’s star as he travels to Rome for a fun-filled adventure.
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NBSO PRESENTS PARDON MY FRENCH AT THE Z

NBSO presents PARDON MY FRENCH
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 7:30pm

Roberto Plano returns to close out the season in an unforgettable performance featuring two Ravel piano concertos. Don’t miss Roberto in concert with the full orchestra!
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THROUGH A PORTAGEE GATE EVENT

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THROUGH A PORTAGEE GATE

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 7:30pm

A play alive with humor, wit and sincerity drawn from the human experience and heritage that is undeniably part of the Southcoast’s fabric.
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NB FOLK FESTIVAL 2018 event

The 23rd Annual
NEW BEDFORD FOLK FESTIVAL

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JULY 7 & 8, 11am-9pm

A weekend of fun for everyone, featuring an impressive line-up of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional, blues and Celtic folk music.
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Tickets on sale this fall!


WEST SIDE STORY EVENT

New Bedford Festival Theatre presents
WEST SIDE STORY
JULY 20-29

One of the best-loved musicals of the American stage!
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