Patti LuPone Brings Broadway’s Star Power to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Patti LuPone Brings Broadway’s Star Power to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In “Don’t Monkey with Broadway,” two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin how her life-long love affair with Broadway began and her concern for…

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

For their Presenting Series concert at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Seraphic Fire will perform “Selva Morale et Spirituale,” described by The Guardian as Monteverdi’s “most significant anthology of liturgical works.” Hear these Grammy-nominated choral artists in an exhilarating exhibition of the Italian Baroque style on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Leighton…

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion’s Presenting Series spring season performance on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m., is based on the classic children’s book and Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea. In a dynamic multimedia experience, the audience follows the story of a Native Canadian boy who carves a wooden figure called Paddle-to-the-Sea and sets him on…

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

The New York-based choreographer Jessica Lang awes audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. A prolific choreographer, she creates dazzling works for her own dancers as well as the world’s most celebrated companies including American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and National Opera. The company’s South Bend debut includes Lang’s masterpiece, Thousand Yard Stare, which the Chicago Tribune called “a remarkable evocation, minimal yet profound, of soldiers in formation and at war. Moving and masterful.” read more

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

America and the world mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., even as the struggle to resolve racial tension remains a challenge for communities everywhere. L.A. Theatre Works commemorates the anniversary with a touring production of the internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall, directed by multiple award-winner Shirley Jo Finney and starring Gilbert Glenn Brown and Karen Malina White. read more

Dreams of Spring. Delivered.

Dreams of Spring. Delivered.

Come and See What’s Next on the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Presenting Series January through April. The season features a new interpretation of Romeo & Juliet from Grand Rapids Ballet, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, and the return of violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Here at the center, we believe that the arts are part of everyday life. Whether for fun, beauty, entertainment or learning, they're needed to transform our lives for the better. After a successful fall season of vocal performance recitals, dance, and bandleaders singing from the depths of their souls, fans dreaming of more should now look to the Presenting Series spring season for even more. read more