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Releases & Resources

Check out the latest Press Releases from the Harris Center and resources for the season below.

September 03, 2019

Blink and Look Twice: Cirque Mei, Direct From Hebei Province in China

It will be a performance of daring artistry, the kind that makes you blink and look twice. From the People’s Republic of China, Hebei Province, comes Cirque Mei — a colorful and...

September 03, 2019

The Greatest Love of All—A Tribute to Whitney Houston Starring Belinda Davids

The acclaimed celebration of pop’s beloved diva returns to Folsom, recreating the magic of Whitney’s “staggering four-octave range as close as a singer can.” Accompanied by a live...

August 29, 2019

Boleros de Noche Celebrates the Lush, Romantic Music of the Latin American Bolero Tradition

Latin American bolero music is recognized around the world for its romantic lyrics and lush harmonies. Headlining Boleros de Noche is an incarnation of Trio Los Panchos, led by...

August 26, 2019

A Special Encore Presentation: The 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent

Two decades after opening on Broadway — winning both a Pulitzer Prize and four Tony® Awards — Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across...

August 13, 2019

Not the World’s Greatest High School Student, Adam Steltzner Led the NASA Team That Landed the Curiosity on Mars

With a rock star’s presence, a storyteller’s gift and a PhD in physics, award-winning rocket scientist Adam Steltzner is simultaneously recognized as one of NASA’s most brilliant...

August 06, 2019

Cuban Jazz Pianist Nachito Herrera “Can Melt Snow Off the Sidewalk”

Blending jaw-dropping technique and a rich soulfulness for an exceptional display of musical power and emotion, Ignacio “Nachito” Herrera combines Western classical music with...

August 02, 2019

A Concert with Commentary, Jeffrey Siegel to Present Mozart and Haydn

Hailed as “an artist who means every note he plays” (New York Times), internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings power and passion to his celebrated Keyboard...

July 15, 2019

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Returns, Revitalized by a Trip to Cuba and Some New Points of Reference

They have held the torch of New Orleans music aloft for over 50 years, playing music that is nothing less than a vibrant living history. Whether tapping into New Orleans’...

July 02, 2019

Little Black Dress! The Musical Makes Its Sacramento Debut

“What Menopause, The Musical is to menopausal women, Little Black Dress! will be to all women. Period.” (Broadway World) Kicking off the Harris Center’s 2019-20 Season of...

June 27, 2019

The Harris Center Announces the 2019-20 Season of Performing Arts; Single Tickets on Sale Now

Standout performances abound over the 2019-20 Season of Performing Arts. Befitting a state-of-the-art venue, a touring show fresh from Broadway will feel right at home on Harris...

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