Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying encounter with someone new — shows Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.
Brought to life by a groundbreaking, all-female creative team, this Tony Award®️-nominated hit features original music and lyrics by 7-time GRAMMY®️ nominee Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award®️ winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).
Drew and Ellie Holcomb February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
Husband and wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcomb are bringing their soul-lifting music to The Classic Center Theatre on February 13, 2020. This exciting collaborative event unites the couple once more on stage for an unforgettable performance.
The beloved indie classic Napoleon Dynamite was made almost 15 years ago. Appealing to the inner-teenager in each of us, the story, and most importantly the dialogue makes Napoleon Dynamite one of the most quoted movies of a generation.
This unique event includes a full screening of the movie, followed by a lively, freewheeling, moderated discussion with fan-favorite cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Efren Ramirez (Pedro). Come laugh, reminisce, and, of course, eat tater tots.
The GRAMMY®-nominated and multiplatinum group Celtic Woman celebrates its 15th anniversary with the Celtic Woman Celebration tour.
The four fantastic Celtic Woman soloists Tara McNeill, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon, and Megan Walsh touch the hearts of a global audience with the centuries-old Irish tradition of telling stories through song: stories of the land, stories of love, and stories of dancing that bring a piece of Ireland to audiences everywhere.
The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire.
This event is free to the public but tickets are required. Ticket giveaway begins this Friday at 10am at The Classic Center Box Office.
Escape to Margaritaville March 18, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected.
With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia (My Name is Earl, Raising Hope) and Emmy Award® nominee Mike O’Malley (Survivors Remorse, Shameless) Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and many more. USA Today calls it "A little slice of paradise!" and Entertainment Weekly raves, "It will knock your flip-flops off!" So don't let the party start without you.
Describing the members of CCM powerhouse Casting Crowns as “heroes of faith” feels like an understatement. The band has produced mega-hits like “Praise You In This Storm,” “East to West,” “Who Am I,” and “Just Be Held,” broken sales records, sold out arenas, won prestigious awards and traveled the world singing songs of redemption. There’s not much within the realm of Christian music the band hasn’t accomplished. The impact of Casting Crowns is incalculable, the fingerprint of their songs forever imprinted onto the hearts of millions of people.
ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE!
In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor. Winner of four Tony Awards®️ and inspired by the Academy Award®️-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “‘S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”
America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to The Classic Center in Athens, GA, to perform his signature stand-up routine. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere.
His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and his Netflix special Jerry Before Seinfeld. Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally.