Upfront, Inc. presents

Tape Face

“If you see one comedian…this is the one!”
-Adelaide Sunday Mail

Every so often, something magical reminds us that we all have an inner child yearning to be entertained. Through wry, charming humor and hilarious mime, this “America’s Got Talent” finalist has created an international phenomenon that must be seen up close and personal. You’ll laugh, you’ll scream, you’ll ultimately end up like Tape Face himself: lost for words.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Comedy, LIVE Series
October 15, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

RIP Productions LLC presents

Champions of Magic

“Theirs is a pulse-racing performance like no other… slick, clever, funny, and amazing.” -Hereford Times

“Quite simply, mind blowing.” -The Sussex Newspaper

Direct from a hit season in London’s West End, five world-class illusionists take the stage for a spectacular night of mystery sure to keep you guessing. From incredible mind-reading and stunning close-up magic to daring large-scale illusions, they’ve amazed audiences worldwide, with appearances on shows like “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “A Quest For Magic,” and “Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon.” Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation, and more in a jaw-dropping performance for the whole family.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, FAMILY Series, Family-Friendly, Magic
October 17, 2017 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

Flip FabriQue: Catch Me!

“This may be the only circus you’ll ever see that includes a Popsicle-eating contest and an act performed entirely in sleeping bags… Flip FabriQue projects an irrepressible spirit of fun and, yes, it’s catching.” -The New York Times

Hailed by The New York Times for its “irrepressible spirit of fun,” award-winning circus troupe Flip FabriQue showcases acrobatic antics and thrills in a stunning, gravity-defying performance. This unique theatrical event combines spectacular stunts, a one-of-a-kind “trampowall,” and side-splitting humor for an evening of family fun you won’t want to miss!

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2017-2018 SEASON, Acrobats, All Performances, FAMILY Series, Family-Friendly
October 18, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

Classic Albums Live: Hotel California

“Thrilling!” –The Toronto Sun

Arguably one of the greatest American albums ever made, performed note for note, cut for cut… live on stage. With hit tracks like the GRAMMY®-winning “New Kid in Town,” as well as deep cuts like “Wasted Time,” it’s the classic album exactly as you remember, followed by other Eagles favorites. Don’t miss a nostalgic rock ’n roll recital from the group the Toronto Sun calls “thrilling!”

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Classic Rock, LIVE Series, Music, Tribute Act, Tribute Band
October 20, 2017 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Martin Sexton Trio

“The real thing, people, a star with potential to permanently affect the musical landscape and keep us entertained for years to come.” –Billboard

“Call him a soul shouter, a road poet, a folkie, or a rocker and you wouldn’t be wrong” (The LA Times). Known for hit albums like “Black Sheep” and “Seeds,” singer-songwriter Martin Sexton brings his incendiary live show, honest lyrics, and vocal prowess to Frederick in celebration of his latest release, “Mixtape of the Open Road,” a cross-country trip through diverse musical landscapes.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Americana, Folk, LIVE Series, Music
October 21, 2017 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

99.9 WFRE Free Country Rewind presents

Tracy Lawrence

“Two decades into a career is not when you usually hear about an artist recording ‘The album of a career,” but that indeed is what Lawrence fans can look forward to.” –Billboard

With hits including “Paint Me a Birmingham,” “Time Marches On,” and “Alibis,” Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in country music today. The multi-platinum award winner has shaped the genre’s sound for over two decades, enjoying eighteen #1 singles and selling thirteen million albums along the way. Don’t miss country’s finest entertainer as he ignites the stage with old favorites and new songs alike.

Save! Receive a $15 discount when you purchase balcony tickets to Tracy Lawrence, Joe Nichols, and Phil Vassar & Kellie Pickler. Please contact the Box Office for more information.

Sponsored by
WFRE

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Music
October 22, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

Flying Dog Film Series

“A Few Good Men” (1992)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee is a young Navy lawyer who has never seen the inside of the courtroom. For his first case, he must defend two Marines stationed at Guantanamo Bay who have been accused of murdering a colleague. Tensions arise between the inexperienced and lazy Kaffee — who wants to arrange a plea bargain — and another lawyer, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway — who believes the case should go to court. Kaffee eventually agrees to go to trial when evidence arises that the accused Marines were given a mandatory “code red” command from their superiors to violently haze the victim.

Directors: Rob Reiner
Writers: Aaron Sorkin
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore
Duration: 138 min
Genre: Drama, thriller
MPAA: Rated R for language

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, FLYING DOG MOVIE Series
October 25, 2017 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

Somi

“Somi’s songs gracefully fuse African-tinged grooves, supple jazz singing and compassionate social consciousness; they’re both serious and seductive.” –The New York Times

Born in Illinois to immigrants from Rwanda and Uganda, this groundbreaking performer combines distinct musical legacies for a sound all her own. Described by NPR as “the quintessential artist citizen of the world,” international songstress Somi pays homage to her roots, blending African, jazz, and soul music for an evening of melodic storytelling.

This engagement of Somi is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

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Photo by Robert Allen Mayer.
2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Jazz, LIVE Series, Music, Vocalist
October 26, 2017 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

Super Scientific Circus

Recommended for grades 2-5 in connection with the FCPS elementary science curriculum.

Amazing feats for children and adults alike! Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime present seemingly impossible circus tricks using boomerangs, bubbles, and beach balls to uncover the science behind the magic: friction, inertia, centripetal force, and more!

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, smARTS Series
October 27, 2017 10:00 am Buy Tickets
October 27, 2017 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – LIVE!

Following in the footsteps of the beloved “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” join Daniel Tiger and all of his friends in this interactive musical tour through the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Sharing stories of friendship, helping others, and celebrating new experiences, this live theatrical adventure is filled with singing, dancing, and “grr-ific” surprises that will warm the hearts of all generations!

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, FAMILY Series, Family-Friendly
October 28, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets
October 28, 2017 5:30 pm Buy Tickets