Weinberg Center for the Arts Announces 2019-2020 Season

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FREDERICK, Md. - Aug. 2, 2019 - PRLog -- The Weinberg Center for the Arts has announced the line-up for its 41st season of live comedy, music, dance, family programming, and film, continuing its commitment to presenting diverse, affordable entertainment to the Frederick community.

Tickets go on sale to Weinberg Center members starting Thursday, August 8 at 10:00 AM and to the public Thursday, August 15 at 10:00 AM. Tickets and memberships can be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 W. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD.

This season's Live! Series presents a diverse line-up of nationally and internationally know performers such as comedian Craig Ferguson, country music legend Ronnie Milsap, the late Bob Marley's band The Wailers, folk duo Mandolin Orange, Ireland's award winning We Banjo 3 and returning favorites Classic Albums Live performing 3 new classic albums this season. This represents just a taste of the season's over 30 Live Series performances.

The Weinberg Center will once again host the Frederick Speaker Series, now in its 8th season of bringing world-class leaders into the community. As previously announced, the 2020 line-up features Doris Kearns Goodwin, Dr. Mae Jemison, P.J. O'Rourke, and Michael Pollan.

The 2019-2020 Family Series will feature familiar and new characters alike in performances appropriate for all ages. Shows will include, Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Adventure, Lightwire Theatre: A Very Electric Christmas (returning for the 3rd year in a row due to popular demand), Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure, Theaterworks USA brand new production of Dogman the Musical, and annual holiday favorites, The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol.

The Weinberg Center will continue to showcase emerging artists in its pay-what-you-want Tivoli Discovery Series. The 2019-2020 line-up includes Roanoke, Kittel & Co, Emily Wolfe, Huntertones, Arielle and Wylder.

Honoring its roots as the former Tivoli movie palace, the Weinberg Center will continue to present its Silent Film Series, featuring live accompaniment on its Wurlitzer organ as well as the Flying Dog Film Series with craft beers and cult classic films.

A cornerstone of the Frederick arts community, the Weinberg Center has offered high-quality live entertainment in a landmark venue since 1978. "The 2019-20 Season brings a few changes to the Weinberg Center for the Arts as we expand our movie offerings and young artists programs," said John Healey, Executive Theater Manager. "There are still familiar names this season, but quite a few new folks that will broaden our horizons."

A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2019-2020 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org (http://www.weinbergcenter.org/).

Photos for all acts available upon request.

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