EACC Fine Arts Center

2014 - 2015 Performance Season

Season packages available now click here. Single tickets go on sale to the general public 6 weeks prior to each performance date.

5th Anniversary Event
Martina McBride

Subscribers may purchase tickets for this anniversary event as an add on to season ticket packages. For more information call 870-633-4480, ext. 352.

Martina McBride

A three-time Academy of Country Music “Top Female Vocalist” award winner, four-time Country Music Association “Female Vocalist of the Year” and GRAMMY®-winning recording artist, Martina McBride has sold more than 18 million albums and garnered numerous hits throughout her career including “Independence Day,” “Wild Angels,” “A Broken Wing,” “When God Fearing Women Get the Blues,” and many more.  

Spotlight Series
1964 The Tribute | Arkansas Symphony Orchestra | 7 Brides for 7 Brothers | Midtown Men | The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill

“1964” …The Tribute takes audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, “1964” astonishingly recreates an early 60’s live Beatles concert with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter.

Experience the magic of the holiday season with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. No matter the weather, this annual holiday favorite concert will bring back some of the most-loved, and coziest melodies ever created.

“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Set in Oregon in 1850, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Milly, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness. Her plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage backfires when the brothers, in their enthusiasm, kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides.

Featuring 4 Stars from The Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, these talented entertainers shared the Broadway stage for over a thousand performances in the mega-hit musical. Now, as The Midtown Men, they have thrilled crowds on concert stages and symphony halls across the continent. Don’t miss this electrifying and soulful new production with its top-shelf choreography, incredible vocal performances and legendary onstage chemistry.

The Time Jumpers featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and “Ranger Doug” Green combine 11 of country’s best musicians. This supergroup has received four Grammy nominations including two nominations on their 2012 self–titled album for Best Country Album and Best Country Vocal Performance by a Group.

Family Series
Big Nate | Cirque Zuma Zuma | Rapunzel

Big Nate

Nate Wright, a detention-riddled sixth grader hopes to woo beautiful Jenny away from her boyfriend Arthur by winning first prize in his school’s Battle of the Bands. When Arthur and Jenny team up with Nate’s arch-rival Gina to form the sap-pop band, Rainbows and Ponies, he’s gotta take his game to an all-star level. What will he do?

Cirque Zuma Zuma has been described as an African-style Cirque du Soliel, combining the mysticism and magic of the African continent with the out-of-this-world excitement of a theatrical cirque performance. The non-stop, action-packed show will feature the fantastic Zuma Zuma Acrobats from America’s Got Talent, along with a colorfully costumed cornucopia of talented artists.
Rapunzel

The evil enchantress Lady Za Za has banished Princess Rapunzel to the deep, dark forest in an effort to rule the kingdom herself. It is up to handsome Sir Roderick and his hairdressing side-kick Edgar to restore the kingdom as they also search for true love and a perfect head of hair. With a dragon who’s lost his poof, a neurotic gypsy woman, and a magical cast of characters, this hilarious twist on the classic fairy tale will delight princes and princesses of all ages.

Special Events
Healthy Woman Anniversary Party | Rodney Block | UAPB Vesper Choir


Healthy Woman Etta May

Best remembered for her nine-year role as the preppy and wealthy Blair Warner on NBC’s “The Facts of Life”, Lisa Welchel’s professional career has spanned more than three-and-a-half decades. Welchel is also a singer, songwriter, book author, and an inspirational speaker.

Tickets: $35 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Girlfriend Time Shopping, Health Fair, Hors d’oeuvres 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm – Keynote Lisa Welchel

Rodney Block Jazz Project

Block, a trumpeter who has been featured and performed in various venues across the globe, has built a niche in the genres of jazz and hip hop. Notable artists he has shared the stage with include Earth, Wind, and Fire, Joe, Whoodini, Johnny Gill, Dwele, Jonathan Butler, Dave Hollister, Wynton Marsalis, and Eric Roberson.

Tickets for this event are $10 and may be purchased at the ticket office or by calling 870-633-4480, ext. 352.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music, is nationally recognized among historically Black colleges and universities for its diverse repertoire and excellent performances. Free to the public.

School Series
Open a Door to the World of Theater –
Make EACC a Destination for Your Students!
Contact Niki Jones at 870-633-4480, ext 352 for more information.

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