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Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center  Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

Located in the heart of Downtown West Chester, PA, the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center serves as a local venue for live performance, film, education, life, and culture. With eight resident companies, three seperate performance spaces, and over 50 performing arts organizations within a 10-mile radius, Uptown! has quickly become a thriving part of the downtown community. Visit Uptown's about page for more information. See a video tour here!

The Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is located at 226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380. Call 610-356-ARTS(2787) or e-mail info@uptownwestchester.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

2019

CLASSIC MOVIE MONDAYS
Monday, June 17, 2019 - A Few Good Men  | Ticket Information
Enjoy classic movies the way they were meant to be seen - on the big screen & in the company of others! Additional dates include June 24 (Snow White), July 1 (Big Fish), July 8 (Funny Girl), July 15 (Grease Sing-A-Long), July 22 (Apollo 11), July 29 (Blazing Saddles), August 5 (The Color Purple), August 12 (True Grit), & August 19 (A Star is Born w/ Judy Garland).

DOO WOP EXPLOSION 4
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 7pm | Ticket Information
See doo wop as it originated on the streets - pure vocal harmony with no instruments needed! This show features 5 of the area's finest groups including Quiet Storm, Joel Katz & the Dynamics, Nostalgia 5, Re-MemberThen, and the Quin-Tones Quartet.

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD of MAGICIANS - RING 6
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
Enjoy this family-friendly magic show featuring award winning magic acts by "The Core" group of International Brotherhood of Magicians - Ring 6.

DUELING PIANOS
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Ticket Information
Enjoy a new duo of talented and entertaining pianists each month! Additional dates include the following Thursday performances: July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 14, December 12.


SWINGING THROUGH THE AGES presented by THE PHILADELPHIA PHILHARMONIC
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
Celebrate the best of the Swing era with all-time favorites from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Bobby Darin, Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, and more!

WC STUDIO at UPTOWN! presents JUNIE B. JONES JR. THE MUSICAL
Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 1pm | Ticket Information
Friday, July 12, 2019 | 10am & 1pm
It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade - and a lot of things have changed for her! Don't miss it.

MAGIC BUS - A TRIBUTE TO THE WHO
Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
This performance captures the sound and feel of 'The Who' by taking you on a tour of some of their greatest songs such as "My Generation" to "Who Are You".

BETTER THAN BACON: IMPROV COMEDY
Friday, July 19, 2019| Ticket Information
Friday, September 13, 2019
Friday, November 29, 2019
Better Than Bacon performs in completely unscripted improvisational games, which are all driven by your suggestions and interactions. Every word and action is completely made up on-the-spot, so you'll never see the same show twice!


THE WORLD FAMOUS GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time, formed in 1956 and playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world!

COMEDIAN JIM MCCUE featuring JOEY CARROLL
Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 8pm | Ticket Information
Jim blends thought-provoking material and uncanny improv skills with a style that encourages audience participation - so no two shows are ever the same!

WINDISH MUSIC & PRODUCTIONS presents THAT 60s SHOW: TRIBUTE to WOODSTOCK
Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
Experience the music of the bands that played 50 years ago (Aug 15-18) at the original Woodstock festival, in Bethel, New York.

MICHAEL CLEVELAND & FLAMEKEEPER with COLEBROKE ROAD
Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8pm | Ticket Information
Together, Michael and the Flamekeepers (Josh Richards, Nathan Livers, Jasiah Shrode, and Tyler Griffith) make their way around the country performing festivals, clubs, & performing arts centers delighting audiences and leaving them in amazement

33 1/3 LIVE - KILLER QUEEN
Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 8pm | Ticket Information
This experience re-creates Queen's studio recorfings live on stage including all the vocal harmonies that made the records so amazing!

BEGINNINGS: CLASSIC CELEBRATION to the MUSIC of CHICAGO
Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 8pm | Ticket Information
Enjoy this family-friendly melodic adventure - pleaing to music lovers of all ages!

 

 

THE RESIDENT THEATRE COMPANY presents CABARET 
October 4 - 20, 2019 | Ticket Information
"Come hear the music play" in this Tony Award-winning musical feauring a classic score. Recommended for ages 16 and up due to content and adult themes.

BETTER THAN BACON GIVES BACK BENEFIT
Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
For the 3rd year in a row, Better than Bacon Improv is proud to team up with Uptown and Act in Faith for their post-Thanksgiving fundraiser.

HEARING HANDEL'S MESSIAH with EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY EARS
Monday, December 3, 10 & 17 | 10am-12pm | Ticket Information
While frequently heard in performance today, the rich musical and texted references of Handel's oratorio often edcape modern day listeners. This presentation is designed to occur on successive Mondays in December. Each session will last two hours.

THE RESIDENT THEATRE COMPANY presents INTO THE WOODS 
December 13 - 29, 2019 | Ticket Information
This award winning musical is equally enjoyable for children and adults as it features a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Prince Charming.

THE RESIDENT THEATRE COMPANY presents YANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE 
March 27 - April 12, 2020 | Ticket Information
 

 

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