Richard O’Brien’s, The Rocky Horror Show, comes to The Gesa Power House Theatre in a live theatrical production by New York City Director/Producer, and Walla Walla native, Tyson Kaup.
Dress up! Call out! Bring props! This live version of the popular movie (featuring local actors) will have you dancing and singing along to Rocky Horror Picture Show classics: “Science Fiction Double Feature”, “Damn it Janet”, “Time Warp”, “Sweet Transvestite”, “Hot Patootie”, and more.
Four shows over two days.Read more »
Seattle Rock Orchestra pays symphonic tribute to psychedelic rock and roll through a retrospective that spans from Pink Floyd’s debut album “The Piper At the Gates of Dawn” to their bestselling double-album “The Wall”, including a complete performance of “The Dark Side of the Moon” and several of their orchestral and instrumental suites.Read more »
With a “voice that could stop traffic” (Hamilton Spectator), musical comedienne Sharron Matthews serves up her signature irreverent wit with solid gold mash-ups by artists such as Lady Gaga, Guns ‘N Roses, Radiohead, Beyonce, Queen and more in a comedic tour-de-force concert.Read more »
Entertainer Adam Trent will bring his modern brand of “magic show” to Gesa Power House Theatre on Friday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Trent began performing for friends, families, and birthday parties at young age, was performing on the streets of L.A. by age 14, and while still a teenager became the youngest and only magician to ever win back to back medals in the P.C.A.M. Pro Magic Challenge – one of the most prestigious magic competitions in the world. Trent has performed all over the world as a professional magician, and was recently one of seven magicians to perform in the Broadway show “The Illusionists” where he was billed as “The Futurist”.Read more »
Walla Walla celebrities take to the stage at Gesa Power House Theatre on October 8 at 7:00 p.m. for the first ever “Dancing with the W2 Stars” – a fundraising event for Valley Residential Services. Local participants will be paired with professional dancers and have a week of rehearsals to learn a ballroom dance routine before the live performance and a judging panel.
Valley Residential Services has enlisted participation from a fantastic lineup of local “celebrities”.
W2 Stars Dancers: Katie Christianson, Dean of Students – Willow Public School; Amy Figgins, Leonetti Cellar; Terra Luthi, General Manager of Courtyard Marriott Walla Walla; Andrae Bopp, Owner of Andrae’s Kitchen; Lawson Knight, Co-founder of Intermountain Impact Investments; Nabiel Shawa, Walla Walla City Manager
W2 Stars Judges:
Janet Byerley, Jazzercise; Zachary Frasier, President of Walla Walla Sweets Baseball; Damien Sinnott, Washington State University
Aaron Nigel Smith will perform a reggae concert for families at Gesa Power House Theatre on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. Smith‘s simple mission is to connect and empower children, families and communities through music. In 2002, he founded FUNdamentals of Music and Movement, an arts program which is now the program of choice to over 100 early education centers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Boston. His fun, inspired, and lively show is guaranteed to get the audience off their feet.Read more »
Shakespeare Walla Walla presents the Fourth Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival at Gesa Power House Theatre Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23. This free, family-friendly event is a collaboration between many local businesses and community partners, and is inspired by the Hispanic “Day of the Dead” holiday where people throughout Latin America gather to celebrate the lives of departed friends and family.
The street in front of Gesa Power House Theatre will be closed to accommodate the festival on both days (6th Avenue from Rose to Sumach). Admission to the Fourth Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival and all activities are free and open to the public. Food vendors will be setup nearby.Read more »
Collision of Rhythm is what you get when you combine a tap dancing percussion virtuoso with a beatbox juggling motivational speaker. Think Blue Man Group meets Stomp! Bronkar and Aaron are multiple world-record holders, have worked with companies like GoPro, Coca Cola, and Google, and have been featured on television programs such as The Tonight Show and America’s Got Talent.
It’s not just a performance; it’s an inspirational experience full of music, laughter and excitement. Bring the whole family!Read more »
Canadian ensemble Quartetto Gelato will perform a concert at Gesa Power House Theatre on Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Virtuosic showpieces, romantic tenor arias, pyrotechnical solos, blazing gypsy show pieces, multi-instrument mastery and a World Accordion Champion – this is Quartetto Gelato.
For 25 years, this dazzling ensemble has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with their exotic blend of musical virtuosity, artistic passion and humor. Classical in training – eclectic by design – Quartetto Gelato not only thrills its audiences with its multi-instrument mastery, but also offers the bonus of a brilliant operatic tenor. With a performance repertoire that spans the globe including classical masterworks, operatic arias, the sizzling energy of tangos, gypsy and folk songs, the group’s theatrical stage presence and relaxed humor establishes an intimate rapport with audiences worldwide.Read more »
The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue captures all the magic, mystery, and mayhem of the season with original songs, brand-new sketches, and some classic favorites, Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue will have you and yours laughing all the way through the festive season.Read more »