EACC Fine Arts Center

2013 - 2014 Performance Season

Spotlight Series

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

Sanctus Real & Francesca Battistelli | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band | Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra | Broadway Rox!| Bill Cosby


GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award winning Sanctus Real has received critical acclaim as a Christian rock and alternative CCM band over their 16-year career. GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award winning Francesca Battistelli’s sophomore album, Hundred More Years, debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Album Chart and No. 16 on Billboard’s Top 200. To date, Battistelli has earned a GRAMMY nomination, six Dove Awards, and 18 Dove Award nominations.

Fiddler on the Roof

The iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in County Rock and American Roots Music, continues to add to their legendary status. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles”, multiple GRAMMY®, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band’s accolades continue to accumulate.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy big band tradition with the legendary Pied Pipers backed by the world-famous Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. The 15-piece orchestra and singers will delight the young and the “young at heart” with an era of great music in a memorable holiday performance.

George Jones

BROADWAY ROX! is a new, upbeat live concert that celebrates the contemporary musicals of Broadway from the pop and rock genres. This theatrical experience bridges the gap between a traditional Broadway musical and a full-blown Rock Show, and includes songs from: Rent, Tommy, American Idiot, Mamma Mia, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Wicked, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar, and many more! Tickets on Sale December 16, 2013

Herman's Hermits

Over the past century, few performers have achieved the legendary status of William H. Cosby, Jr. His successes span five decades and virtually all media. In the 1960s, his stand-up act was a coast-to-coast sensation, spawning a string of hilarious, best-selling comedy albums, which went on to garner eight Gold records, five Platinum records, and five Grammy Awards. Tickets on Sale February 24, 2014


Family Series

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

Fancy Nancy The Musical | Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

Jason Bishop Show

Get fancy and join us for a posh pre-performance party followed by Fancy Nancy The Musical! When it comes to being fancy, Nancy believes more is better. From her tiara to her sparkly shoes, she’s out to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy. Full of warmth and heart, Fancy Nancy the Musical is based on the popular book series by Jane O’Connor.

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live takes you on a tour through pre-historic Australia, bringing an eye-popping array of ancient creatures to life on stage.  You will observe and interact with extraordinarily life-like creatures, just like those that inhabited the Southern Hemisphere millions of years ago. From the sweetly curious baby Dryosaur, to the peaceful hulk Titanosaur, and even the teeth-gnashing T-rex -- Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live is a unique interactive theater performance that stimulates the imagination in a way that connects children to their world.


Special Events

Healthy Woman Anniversary Party featuring Elizabeth Smart | Hypnotic Brass Ensemble | Jeff Bowling Quartet

Healthy Woman Etta May

The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Through her traumatic experience Smart has become an advocate for change related to child abduction, recovery programs and national legislation. You will be inspired by her powerful story of recovery – a tale of faith, family and love. Click here for more information.

Tickets: $35 SOLD OUT

Rodney Block Jazz Project

A Chicago-based brass ensemble consisting of 8 sons of legendary jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran, Hypnotic is renowned for their ability to capture an audience with only horns and a drum set. Their musical style is a combination of many different musical genres, ranging from hip-hop to jazz to funk and rock. Tickets on Sale December 23, 2013

Tickets: $15

Navy Band

The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters" chorus is the official chorus of the United States Navy. The ensemble performs a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music, including the sea chantey, to Broadway musicals. Under the leadership of Senior Chief Musician Georgina L. Todd, the Sea Chanters appear throughout the United States and often perform at the White House. General admission tickets are FREE to the public. Please contact Niki Jones at 870-633-4480, ext. 352 to reserve your tickets in advance.

Air Force Concert band

The Jeff Bowling Quartet boasts a wide range of influences and performance histories, appearing with Dizzy Gillespie, Herb Ellis, Pete Fountain, Terry Holmes, Louie Bellson, Pat Metheney, Steve Reid and Bamboo Forest, and Bobby Vann and the Rockets of Rhythm. The group specializes in modern hard-driving swing and performs original compositions, model expressions and the avant-garde drawing from Ellington, Coltrane and Lennon/McCartney. EACC Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater Tickets for this event may be purchased via telephone at 870-633-4480, ext 352 or in person at the EACC Fine Arts Center Ticket Office.

General Admission: $10


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.

The Berenstain Bears LIVE! | Are You My Mother? | Three Billy Goats Gruff
Ugly Duckling If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Rock the Presidents


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