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The Lettermen

The Uptown will celebrate its’ 10th Anniversary with the iconic Lettermen. The Lettermen’s trademark is close-harmony pop songs with light arrangements. The group started in 1959. They are the sound track for many of our life’s memories.

Ed Asner: A Man and his Prostate

Lou Grant is coming to the Uptown! Renowned for his work on the Mary Tyler Moore show, his own series as well as the Pixar film “Up” and Santa in “Elf” Mr. Asner is bringing a hillarious Pre- Broadway one man show to Grand Prairie…see it first!

Jay Johnson’s Two and Only

The internationally renowned ventriloquist and actor, best known for his role on the television show Soap will be bringing his Tony Award winning performance of “Two and Only” to the Uptown …not to be missed!

David Hira: The Art of Magic

You’ll laugh, be amazed and completely entertained as internationally acclaimed magician, motivational speaker and “Master of entertainment” for Snowball Express, David Hira brings his full illusion show with Emmy Award-winning David Thomas. You will never forget it!

2018 Season Kick-Off (FREE Event with RSVP)

Get a first glimpse of the 2018 presenting series with Grand Prairie Arts Council and The Uptown Theater joining forces!

Enjoy a FREE performance by Carpenters Once More! Please RSVP to Christian White (cbwhite@gptx.org or 972-237-8272) to reserve your seat!

 

About Carpenters Once More:

Come celebrate one unforgettable voice and one unforgettable duo, with the sounds of Carpenters Once More, featuring vocalists Diana Lynn. From the birth of this dynamic American brother and sister music duo to the last of their public performances, this heartwarming show highlights hits like Yesterday Once More, Close To You, For All We Know; We’ve Only Just Begun, Postman, Ticket To Ride and many more!

Award winning vocalist Diana Lynn has been entertaining audiences since she was just three years old. Singing with her brother at a young age, Diana Lynn and he quickly became known as the Donny and Marie in Christian music, traveling all around the United States. Diana Lynn took a hiatus from entertaining while raising a family, working in sales and marketing, as a magician’s assistant, and nursing until eventually she followed her life’s dream and moved to Branson, Mo. nearly 15 years ago. She has performed regularly as the lead female vocal in the romantic comedy A Neil Diamond Tribute, and co-starred in the award nominated hit show Duets, traveling across the country with her husband, Diamond look and sound alike Keith Allynn. Diana Lynn now stars in Branson Show Awards 2016 Tribute Show of the Year, Carpenters Once More.

If you loved the pure vocal tones of Karen Carpenter, the powerful, Carpenters Once More tribute production is a must-see.

Twist of Lemmon

“Twist” is based on Chris Lemmon’s book “A Twist of Lemmon” which tells the story of his dad, Jack Lemmon. He expresses Jack’s story in his father’s voice and chronicles his life from birth until his death in 2001 at the age of 76. He’ll have you crying and laughing with his stories about Jack’s relationships both on and off the screen.

Olé

Paul Morocco, Guillermo de Endaya and Marcial Heredia perform together in one of the most zany, unpredictable and spectacular shows in the world. It’s a wonderful celebration of music and comedy, full of surreal invention and fun. Olé has all the exhilarating sounds from the rhythms of flamenco to salsa, swing, blues, jazz and pop.

Persuasions

From their humble beginning of singing on the streets of Brooklyn, New York in 1962 the Persuasions earthy gospel infused voices have soared through the echo chambers of New York City Subways to the dizzying heights of the Carnegie Hall stage in Manhattan. They have recorded with the likes of Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, folk great Joni Mitchell to rock’s legendary Jerry Garcia, The Grateful Dead, and now even The Barenaked Ladies; With their latest album “Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions” being released on April 14th, 2017!.

The Phat Pack

If you love Broadway, you will love THE PHAT PACK! Broadway singers Bruce Ewing, Ted Keegan, and Randal Keith all met at “PHANTOM” in LV and created “THE PHAT PACK” — a show filled with great MUSIC — Broadway, American Standards, Las Vegas favorites and original songs — LAUGHTER — in song & story — and DREAMS –as the guys share their personal & career journeys.

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Julie Johnson chronicles the life story of Patsy Cline, whose legacy survives her as all-time legend and pioneer of country music. This musical blends theatre and music into a magical evening that all audiences can enjoy.

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