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McCain Performance Series

The Charlie Daniels Band m-pactJay LenoThe Robert Cray Band Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatAn Evening with Kristin ChenowethAn Evening with Shirley MacLaine

Tickets

The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.

 

In person
At the McCain box office in McCain Auditorium.

 

By phone 
785-532-6428

 

By mail
Order form (pdf) 

 

Order online

 

McCain Auditorium is the only authorized outlet for purchasing tickets to events in the McCain Performance Series.

McCain Performance Series
Kansas State University
211 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Circle
Manhattan, KS 66506-4711

785-532-6428
mccain@k-state.edu

Free student matinees

Free school matinee performances provide pre-college students live arts education experiences free of charge at McCain Auditorium. These performances are designed to nurture a lifelong appreciation of the performing arts. Teachers receive in-depth study guides that provide a curriculum context enhancing the experience.

For information on how your class can experience a free student matinee performance, please call 785-532-6425.

Moon Mouse A Space Odyssey

Lightwire Theater
9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. April 7 (Ages 5-10)

Moon Mouse A Space Odyssey

Free school matinee performances provide pre-college students live arts education experiences free of charge at McCain Auditorium. These performances are designed to nurture a lifelong appreciation of the performing arts. Teachers receive in-depth study guides that provide a curriculum context enhancing the experience.

Join Marvin on the space adventure of a lifetime; a trip to the surface of the moon on his homemade rocket, where he meets a strange cast of misfit creatures, learns of infinite peril and awesome beauty. Will Marvin make his dreams come true and bring him the glory and acceptance he craves?

Full of innovative crayon-like creatures that light up the stage and glow in the dark, Lightwire Theater is proud to present "Moon Mouse," a cosmic adventure about celebrating differences.

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks

Mad River Theatre Works
9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. January 26 (3rd grade and up)

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks

The tremors of an earthquake were rumbling across America. A new kind of music was making its first appearance on the radio and parents were outraged. While the rhythms of rock and roll were shaking the social fabric of the country, deep down an even more important transformation was about to take place. In Montgomery, Alabama, a determined activist named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a city bus. The resulting uproar launched the Civil Rights movement and changed our country forever. "Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks" weaves together music and drama to tell the story of Rosa Parks from her childhood in rural Alabama to her famous decision to "sit down and be counted." The play dispels myths about Parks and her protest as it paints a portrait of complex woman who had to find reconciliation within herself in order to become an effective Civil Rights leader. Exciting and inspirational, "Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks" shows how the determination of one individual made all the difference in the struggle for freedom and equality in the United States.

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