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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register here for the West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts Summer Camps!
CLASSIC MOVIE MONDAY
Monday, July 9, 2018 | 7:00pm | Ticket Information
Join Uptown! for the classics the way they were meant to be seen - on the big screen! July 9: Best in Show; July 16: Harold & Maude; July 23: Ratatouille; July 30: The Great Escape; August 6: Thelma & Louise; August 13: Iron Giant; August 20: Easy Rider.
WC STUDIO for the PERFORMING ARTS presents "HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD"
Thursday, July 12, 2018 | 1pm | Ticket Information
Friday, July 13, 2018 | 10am & 1pm
A hilarious musical romp through the joys and sorrows of being a child including lessons on "how to beg for a dog," "how to torture your sister," and more!
BETTER THAN BACON: INTERACTIVE IMPROV COMEDY
Friday, July 13, 2018 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
Friday, September 28, 2018 | 7:30pm
Saturday, November 24, 2018 | 7:30pm
Enjoy completely unscripted inprovisational games, all driven by the audience's suggestions & interactions! Every word is made up on the spot, so you'll never see the same show twice!
AN EVENING WITH MYKAL KILLGORE
Saturday, July 14, 2018 | 8:00pm | Ticket Information
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime performance with Mykal's virtuosic vocal range and beautiful tone.
SPEAKER SERIES: VAL VIGODA
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 6:30pm | Ticket Information
Experience "Peak Aliveness: Transforming Fear Into Flow" a musical keynote and concert by transformational entertainer Val Vigoda.
Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
Friday, August 24, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Enjoy an interactive experience at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center with dueling pianos! Grab the whole family and join in on the fun.
DOO WOP to SOUL CONCERT
Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 7:00pm | Ticket Information
Enjoy a celebration of Doo Wop and Soul Vocal Harmony featuring the recent stars of America's Got Talent, "THE MASQUERADERS", aswell as "Quiet Storm", "Brooklyn Connection", and "Re-Memberthen".
THE WORLD FAMOUS GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | 7:30pm | Ticket Information
With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live performances each year!
TONY DEYO COMEDY
Saturday, September 8, 2018 | Ticket Information
Tony Deyo is a stand-up comedian known most notably for his sharp, quick material and near-perfect comedic timing almost certainly gained from his years as a professional symphony musician.
OPERA TUTTI CABARET
Sunday, September 16, 2018 | 3:00pm | Ticket Information
Sunday, November 25, 2018 | "Americana 2 - Celebrating Home & Family"
Opera Tutti Cabaret brings a different theme to Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center each month!
RTC presents EVITA
October 12-28, 2018 | Ticket Information
Set in Buenos Aires between 1934-1952, this world-renowned musical features a soaring score by Andrew Lloyd Webber as you follow the journey of ambitious 16-year-old Eva Peron. Recommended for ages 12+.
RTC presents LEND ME A TENOR
December 14-30, 2018 | Ticket Information
With the class and charm of a Kaufman and Hart comedy, and the door-slamming hilarity of a Marx Brothers' classic like Room Service, this high-energy comedy about love and mistaken identity will have you laughing all night long! Recommended for ages 5+.
RTC presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
March 29-April 21, 2018 | Ticket Information
Sophisticated and suave with a good dash of mischief, this hysterical comedy features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and was nominated for eleven Tony Awards! Recommended for ages 10+.
Visit UptownWestChester.org for a complete listing of events and information.
PARKING TIP --> Your best option for parking in downtown West Chester are the centrally located municipal parking garages. Park as long as you want and have no fear of getting an overtime parking ticket. Go to the Parking Tab for details. Download the updated downtown parking map. The Justice Center Garage is free after 5pm and on weekends.