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COMING SOON TO THE Z!

Zeiterion 2019/2020 Season

Napoleon Dynamite at Zeiterion

CANCELED

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE: SEE THE MOVIE, SEE THE MOVIE’S STARS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 8pm

Due to John Heder’s filming schedule, this show has been canceled.

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Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue at Zeiterion

TAJ EXPRESS: THE MUSICAL
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 7pm

Exploding with the sounds of India, this musical theater extravaganza is a high-energy celebration of Bollywood culture, featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

50 States in 60 Minutes


SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Call of the Wild


SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Layer the Walls


New Bedford Festival Theatre presents The Best of Times

NBFT presents THE BEST OF TIMES
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 7pm

Celebrating 30 years with an evening filled with laughter, love, and surprises, all to honor George, Armand, and Festival Theatre.
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A Resident Company.


Downtown New Bedford Holiday Stroll at Zeiterion

HOLIDAY STROLL
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 12-3pm

Make sure to stop by The Z during Downtown New Bedford’s Holiday Stroll! Join us in The Z Lounge for free festive performances, hot cocoa and cookies. The box office will be open for your holiday shopping needs, from tickets to gift cards to Z Memberships.


SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Math Maniac


The Ten Tenors at Zeiterion

TEN TENORS: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 7:30pm

With a generous mix of festive favorites, The TEN Tenors create a musical winter wonderland that truly captures the essence of the holidays.
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A Christmas Carol at Zeiterion

LOW TICKET ALERT!
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2pm & 7pm

The beloved holiday classic from Nebraska Theatre Caravan returns!
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The Chipper Experience at Zeiterion

THE CHIPPER EXPERIENCE – WHERE COMEDY & MAGIC COLLIDE!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2pm

Chipper Lowell’s unusual blend of stand-up comedy, improvisation, and twisted visual magic will have you roaring with laughter!
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Movie Mondays at Zeiterion: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!

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POPA CHUBBY AT ZEITERION

POPA CHUBBY AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 7:30pm

The Stooges meets Buddy Guy, Motörhead meets Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix meets Robert Johnson!
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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO presents HOLIDAY POPS FAMILY CONCERT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 3:30pm & 7:00pm

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A Resident Company


Cultural Road Trip to Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker

CULTURAL ROAD TRIP TO BOSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1:30pm

Come aboard a motor coach to the Boston Opera House where we’ll see the world-class Boston Ballet perform this holiday classic.
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

A Christmas Carol


Waiting to Exhale at Zeiterion

WAITING TO EXHALE
MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!

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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO presents ALL JOHN WILLIAMS
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 7:30pm

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A Resident Company


The Second City at the Zeiterion

THE SECOND CITY
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 8pm

The Second City brings “She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves,” a high-octane show that proudly roasts the patriarchy in a mashup of sketches and songs that reclaims comedy for everyone!
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We Shall Overcome featuring Damien Sneed at Zeiterion

WE SHALL OVERCOME
A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring Damien Sneed
MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 7:30pm

Multi-genre artist, producer, and music director Damien Sneed brings a soul-stirring tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through classical, gospel, and jazz!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr


Dance Barre: Black Traditions in Dance at Zeiterion

FREE!
DANCE BARRE: BLACK TRADITIONS IN DANCE
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 7pm

Gather on The Z stage in a café setting to enjoy the world of dance! Guest Speaker: Adrienne Hawkins.
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Get the Led Out at the Zeiterion

GET THE LED OUT
THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 8pm

A high energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity!
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IAN BERG AT ZEITERION'S STAGE DOOR LIVE SERIES

SUBJECT:MATTER AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 7:30pm

A night of live music and cutting-edge tap dance work!
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Groundhog Day at Zeiterion

GROUNDHOG DAY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!

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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Pete the Cat


Philadanco at Zeiterion

PHILADANCO
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 8pm

Known for its artistic integrity, superb dancers, and electrifying performances, The Philadelphia Dance Company is celebrated worldwide for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of African American traditions in dance!
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ArcAttack at Zeiterion

ArcAttack
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2pm

Explore science with “singing” Tesla coils, music, and more for an entertaining and engaging experience from start to finish!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

ArcAttack: Engineering Rules!


Dance Barre: Are All Dances Folk Dances? at Zeiterion

FREE!
DANCE BARRE: ARE ALL DANCES FOLK DANCES?
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 7pm

Gather on The Z stage in a café setting to enjoy the world of dance! Guest Speaker: Peter DiMuro.
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Eric Wyatt at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live series

ERIC WYATT QUINTET AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7:30pm

A saxophonist from a line of talented musicians!
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Drum Tao 2020 at Zeiterion

DRUM TAO 2020
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 4PM

Athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks


Colby James Band at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live

COLBY JAMES AND THE RAMBLERS AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 7:30pm

An electrifying night of live music!
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County of Kings at Zeiterion

COUNTY OF KINGS
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 7:30pm

This riveting on-stage memoir will resonate with young audiences – touching on young love, the birth of hip hop, slinging crack, ballet, stealing car parts, prison, and poetry – for an astonishing journey of self-discovery.
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MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 8pm

Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his final tour and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made.
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

County of Kings


Folclórico Nacional de México at Zeiterion

FOLCLÓRICO NACIONAL DE MÉXICO
SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 8pm

A joyous company that comes direct from Mexico to share its rich cultural gifts of dance, music, and folklore!
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Moonstruck at Zeiterion

MOONSTRUCK
MONDAY, MARCH 9, 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Rosie Revere, Engineer


"On a Winter's Night" at Zeiterion

ON A WINTER’S NIGHT
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 8pm

The brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement – Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt – in the past three decades unite for the 25th Anniversary of On A Winter’s Night!

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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO presents BREAKING BOUNDARIES
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 7:30pm

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A Resident Company


Natalia Zukerman at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live series

NATALIA ZUKERMAN AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 7:30pm

Zukerman’s The Women Who Rode Away seamlessly melds her talents as a songwriter, painter, and storyteller!
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RAIN Tribute to the Beatles at Zeiterion

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 7pm

RAIN returns in celebration of the anniversary of Abbey Road! Go back in time with the legendary foursome for a note-for-note theatrical event that is “the next best thing to seeing the Beatles.”
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Hear My Voice: Win the Vote


SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Number the Stars


Boston Comedy Jam at Zeiterion

BOSTON COMEDY JAM
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 8pm

Laugh the night away with Lenny Clarke and his friends Joe Yannetty, Mike McCarthy, Mitch Stinson, and Ken Rogerson!
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The Peking Acrobats at Zeiterion

THE PEKING ACROBATS
FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 7:30pm

Their high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats create an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival!
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Doo Wop at Zeiterion

DOO WOP XVIII: THE HITMAKERS
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 7:30pm

Todd Baptista’s annual extravaganza spotlights the stars and golden hits of rock and roll’s first generation!
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Buster Keaton Double Feature at the Zeiterion

BUSTER KEATON DOUBLE FEATURE
SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2pm

With live soundtrack from The Z’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, two Buster Keaton classics come alive on screen: One Week and Sherlock, Jr.
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Macbeth


Seven, a documentary play, at Zeiterion

SEVEN
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 7:30pm

Seven noted playwrights, including Anna Deavere Smith, create a tapestry of stories that weave together the words of seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles to bring heroic changes to their home countries.
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Llama Llama Live at Zeiterion

LLAMA LLAMA LIVE!
SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2pm

Based on the bestselling book series by Anna Dewdney, this production from Bay Area Children’s Theatre is a fantastic introduction to live theater for the youngest theatergoers.
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Llama Llama


A League of the Own at Zeiterion

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
MONDAY, APRIL 6, 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!

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Grace Morrison at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live series

GRACE MORRISON AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 7:30pm

If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center!
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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO presents HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LUDWIG!
SATURDAY, APRIL 18 & SUNDAY, APRIL 19

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A Resident Company


IPMA 2020 at Zeiterion

8th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PORTUGUESE MUSIC AWARDS
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 6:30pm

An awards show recognizing outstanding achievement in the music industry by artists of Portuguese ancestry.
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This production is a rental of The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. If you are interested in renting the theater, lobby or Member Lounge for a performance, event, meeting or conference, please contact Justin LaCroix at jtlacroix@zeiterion.org.


The Edwards Twins at Zeiterion

THE EDWARDS TWINS
SATURDAY, MAY 2, 8pm

The country’s premiere celebrity illusionists, as seen on The Tonight Show, Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show, Ellen and Netflix’s The Kominsky Method.
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Howie Mandel at The Z May 6

JUST ADDED!
HOWIE MANDEL LIVE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 8pm

Comedian and America’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel comes to The Z for an off-the-cuff, anything-goes evening of laughs.

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EmiSunshine at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live series

EMISUNSHINE AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 7:30PM

The East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, bluegrass, gospel, blues and jazz.
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One Funny Mother at Zeiterion

ONE FUNNY MOTHER
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 8pm

The Off-Broadway sensation is back by popular demand! Comedian Dena Blizzard, also known as the “Target Mom” from her viral Back to School Rant, has extended the tour of her one-woman show.
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Mariza at Zeiterion

MARIZA
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 8pm

Join Mariza when she returns to New Bedford to celebrate her 20th anniversary as a recording artist, with an inspired repertoire firmly rooted in classical and contemporary fado!
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Selena

SELENA
MONDAY, MAY 11, 7PM

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Dr KaBoom & the Wheel of Science


New Bedford Lyceum presents Monica Lewinsky at Zeiterion

NEW BEDFORD LYCEUM presents MONICA LEWINSKY
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 8pm

A social activist in the battle against online harassment, Ms. Lewinsky will offer her unique perspective on topics that include cyber bullying, the #MeToo Movement, resiliency, equality, and more.
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The Color Purple at Zeiterion

THE COLOR PURPLE
SATURDAY, MAY 16, 8pm

The Tony Award-Winning Broadway revival is now on tour!
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SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day


New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO presents THE FINNISH LINE
SATURDAY, MAY 23, 7:30pm

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A Resident Company


Max Hatt / Edda Glass at Zeiterion's Stage Door Live series

MAX HATT / EDDA GLASS AT STAGE DOOR LIVE!
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 7:30pm

Award-winning original music and unique interpretations of American and Brazilian standards!
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Colin & Brad at Zeiterion

COLIN & BRAD: SCARED SCRIPTLESS
SUNDAY, MAY 31, 7:30pm

Armed with only their wits, Whose Line is it Anyway? stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are taking to the live stage and they’re…Scared Scriptless!
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Zeiterion

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 3pm & 7pm

Join us for Movie Mondays at The Z!

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New Bedford Folk Festival 25th Annual at Zeiterion

25TH ANNUAL NEW BEDFORD FOLK FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, JULY 11, and SUNDAY, JULY 12, 11am to 9pm

Celebrate the silver anniversary of New Bedford Folk Festival with many festival favorites who have performed throughout the years!
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New Bedford Festival Theatre presents Annie

NEW BEDFORD FESTIVAL THEATRE presents ANNIE
JULY 24 – AUGUST 2

New Bedford Festival Theatre is proud to present Annie, everyone’s favorite musical, in honor of the 30th anniversary season.
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A Resident Company.


New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

NBSO 2019-2020 SEASON
Discounted Subscriptions Now Available

Music Director Yaniv Dinur has put together another spectacular season! Subscribe to 3 or more concerts now to receive a 10-15% discount. Individual concert tickets go on sale August 23.
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