2017-2018 Mainstage Season

Season Sponsors: Fluor Idaho and Mountain View Hospital

One Night in Memphis

September 29, 2017
$30 • $40 • $45

Relive the night that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins played together while recording music at Sun Records that would shape generations to come. 

Sponsored by: The Hartwell Corporation, Idaho National Laboratory on behalf of Batelle Energy Alliance, Park and Sharon Price, Mike and Kathy Simpson

Jon McLaughlin

November 2, 2017
$20 • $30 • $35

A talented singer-songwriter, Jon McLaughlin’s piano-driven songs evoke powerful, heartfelt emotion. McLaughlin’s music is featured regularly in television and movies, including his performance of the Oscar nominated song “So Close” from the movie “Enchanted”.

Sponsored by: Steve and Cindy Carr, Thompson Smith Woolf Anderson Wilkinson and Birch, PLLC.

Close to You:

The Music of the Carpenters

November 30, 2017
$20 • $30 • $35

A tribute to one of the best-selling music artists of all time, Close to You pays homage to the Carpenter’s distinctive songwriting and unparalleled voice. Travel back in time with sing-along worthy songs like “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “Top of the World” and a full band.

Sponsored by: Onyx Financial, Pat Scott, Myrna Taylor, Hawley Troxell Attorneys and Counselors

Steven Page + the Art of Time Ensemble

February 13, 2018
$30 • $40 • $45

Best known as a founding member of the Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page is “playful, witty and engaging” and has a powerful and distinctive voice. His collaboration with the Art of Time Ensemble reimagines groundbreaking songs by Randy Newman, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Barenaked Ladies, Leonard Cohen, and others.

Sponsored by: North Wind Group,  Mary Lynn Hartwell, DL Evans Bank

Irving Berlin's

I Love a Piano

February 17, 2018
$30 • $40 • $45

Take a nostalgic musical journey spanning seven decades through American history as seen through the eyes of Irving Berlin. With over 60 of Berlin’s popular songs, this show is more than just a revue, it is the spirit of American music.

Berlin is known for the musicals Annie Get Your Gun, Holiday Inn, and White Christmas.

Sponsored by: Virginia Willard, Terry Miller, Maria Hill and Lucy Bean, DA Davidson

Sense + Sensibility

March 16, 2018
$30 • $40 • $45

The work of beloved author Jane Austen comes to life on stage as sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, after the death of their father, face a change in their situation, and the seduction, courtship, love, heartbreak, and surprises that come with it. Produced by the Aquila Theatre. 

Sponsored by: Jane Welch, Kelly Alvarez, Kerry Martin, Tracy Gorman

Socks in the Frying Pan

March 23, 2018
$20 • $30 • $35

This multi-award winning trio from County Clare, Ireland, has traditional Irish music in their blood. Their incredible musical talents are matched by their beautiful harmonies and witty stage presence.  

Sponsored by: MarCellar's Vintage Wines and Brews, WESTAF, National Endowment of the Arts


March 29, 2018
$20 • $30 • $35

As seen on America’s Got Talent, Catapult creates stories in the shadows. Witness dance and acrobatics as you never have before—in a larger than life shadow theater—that will capture the imaginations of young and old. 

Sponsored by: Kevin and Lisa King of Edward Jones, Intermountain Emergency Physicians, Dr. Larry and April Evans of Grand Teton Gastroenterology

Whose Live Anyway?

April 14, 2018
$35 • $45 • $50

Everyone’s favorite improv show, Whose Line is it Anyway? makes its way to the stage featuring Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff Davis, and Joel Murray. Be ready to laugh the night away and maybe make your way up onto the stage.

Sponsored by: North Wind Group, Marcom and Friends, Todd and Letitia Williams, Carrie and Christian Shull

The Hot Sardines

May 1, 2018
$30 • $40 • $45

Back by popular demand, The Hot Sardines are as much of a party as they are incredible musicians who are making old jazz new again. They bring joy to hot jazz that appeals to jazz lovers and those who are maybe less devoted to the genre.

Sponsored by: Teton Auto Group, Carol Ormond and Steve and Jackie Larsen, Miles Willard Techonologies