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Brodhead Cultural Center announces summer schedule of events

6/1/2010 —

The Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center’s 34th summer season of programming will begin June 15 at the J. P. Giusti Amphitheater on Brodhead Road in Monaca, Pa. Shows are open to the public and are free, except the musical, "Cabaret." All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Cavashawn rock concert, which begins at 8 p.m. In the event of rain or inclement weather, shows will be held in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. There are no rain dates for any shows.

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, June 15 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Vanessa Campagna

Tuesday, June 22 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Pittsburgh Banjo Club
Penn State Creamery Ice Cream Sale from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 29 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Mark & Donna Groom of the Pittsburgh Skyliners

Tuesday, July 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Tiger Maple String Band
Penn State Creamery Ice Cream Sale from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 13 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Monaca Cornet Band

Tuesday, July 20 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Metropolitan Symphonic Band

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, July 29, 20, 31 - 7:30 p.m. - $14 - 'Cabaret'
Directed by Sandy Reigel and presented by the Center Theatre Players (for mature audiences)
Auditorium, Student Union Building, Penn State Beaver

Tuesday, Aug. 3 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Beaver County Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Penn State Creamery Ice Cream Sale from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 10 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Swingin’ Beaver Bopcats

Tuesday, Aug. 17 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Joe Grkman Polka Band
Penn State Creamery Ice Cream Sale from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 26 - 8 p.m. - Free - Cavashawn Rock Concert

Tuesday, Aug. 31 - 7:30 p.m. - Free - Beaver County United Gospel Choir

Seating for "Cabaret" is limited. Advance ticket information is available by calling the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610. Tickets are $14. All seating is general. If available, tickets will be sold at the door beginning at 6 p.m. prior to each performance. Auditorium doors open for audience seating at 6:45 p.m.

This summer’s Brodhead Cultural Center corporate partner is Clearview Federal Credit Union. Cosponsors of the series are The Times, ARA Corporation, The Idea Works, and the Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545.

The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell Penn State Creamery ice cream prior to some shows and will sell concessions before and during every show at the amphitheater. Sale proceeds benefit the Alumni Chapter’s scholarships for Beaver campus students.

The Mill Creek Valley Historical Association will staff and host free tours of the Baker-Dungan Museum located on the hill overlooking the J. P. Giusti Amphitheater. The museum, which is free and open for one hour prior to all shows held in the amphitheater, contains a variety of local historical artifacts, tools, furniture, clothing, art, and other displays.

To obtain free email or hard copies of the summer schedule or for more information, call the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, send an e-mail to rxm70@psu.edu, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead online.

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