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Past Shows

Lyrica Baroque - Handel, Bach and More

If you love great, live music, you'll love Lyrica Baroque, a unique collective of artists who perform as a special kind of classical chamber ensemble. The concert, in the beautiful, overlooked Auditorium at Lafayette Middle, is set for 7:30 p.m. on September 26. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Lafayette Middle School is located at 1301 W University Ave., at the intersection of W. University and Versailles.The performance is offered by UpStage.

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:30 pm

The Auditorium at Lafayette Middle.

Ailey II

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7:30 pm

Heymann Performing Arts Center

Take Down the Letters

A BOX OF LETTERS FROM THE PAST BECOMES A PLAY - 
TAKE DOWN THE LETTERS BY SUE SCHLEIFER DIRECTED BY CHRISTY LEICHTY
Wednesday, November 7-Lyle Comeaux Residence-103 Glynnwood Ave., Lafayette, LA

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7:00 pm

Lyle-Comeaux Residence

Sasha Sings Jazz

Join UpStage on Friday, May 12 when Sasha Massey—one of our community’s finest vocalists--sings jazz! She’ll be joined by Jake Spanella on piano and bassist Robert Nash for this intimate concert in a comfy environment. Doors open at 7 P.M. and show starts at 8 P.M. Grab a chair or a spot on a sofa and hear these three talents swing it out.

Friday, May 12, 2017, 7:00 pm

Aluminum

After over a decade of touring worldwide, Aluminum Group is thrilled to present the world premiere of the spectacular, new Aluminum Show. This new and unique show brings the material, the music and the artists together on stage in a magical, mystery-filled creation combining visual theater, dance, and humor into an exciting, multi-sensory experience, the likes of which audiences have never before seen. This is the story of one man’s incredible journey to a parallel universe – a futuristic planet made entirely of aluminum. Aluminum pipes come to life right before the audience’s very eyes, transforming into imaginary, mysterious, and playful characters.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

Heymann Performing Arts Center

Jambalaya, the Musical

Jambalaya, the Musical, by acclaimed writer, director and choreographer Nancy Gregory, is a rollicking new musical that celebrates south Louisiana’s culture, music and dance. A stellar artistic team— Jeff Barry, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Songwriter (Leader of the Pack, Chapel of Love); and Production Designer and Emmy Award winner Joe Stewart (Friends, Two and a Half Men)—set the stage to tell the story of T, a young songwriter, raised by his grandparents and who is yearning for success in the music industry.

Thursday, September 8, 2016, 7:30 pm

Heymann Performing Arts Center

Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

Violinist Regina Carter, awarded a MacArthur Fellowship (genius award) is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation – a designation which doesn’t quite paint the picture. Her curiosity, passion, and quest for beauty is apparent, whether she is on the most important stages in the world are at home in an intimate jazz club.

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:30 pm

Heymann Performing Arts Center
1373 S. College Rd.
Parking also available in the LGMC Tower