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Originally named the Civic Auditorium, The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts was opened in 1962. Three decades later it underwent a major renovation, which divided the old auditorium into the three separate venues it now comprises. It is home to the both the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra, and regularly hosts some of the biggest musical artists in the world.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Disney Live! Mickey's Magic Show

    Mar 7, 2015

  • The Color Purple: Jennifer Holliday

    Mar 8, 2015

  • John Mellencamp

    Mar 15, 2015

  • I Love Lucy - Live Onstage

    Opens Mar 17

  • Itzhak Perlman

    Mar 24, 2015

Disney Live! Mickey's Magic Show

Moran Theater

March 7, 2015

Mickey Mouse is coming to town! Master Magician Mickey Mouse and the always dazzling Minnie Mouse will join forces with professional magicians for a live stage production with Mickey and Minnie and other Disney favorites including Donald Duck, Goofy and Snow White.

The Color Purple: Jennifer Holliday

Moran Theater

March 8, 2015

The Color Purple is a touching story of hope, inspiration and triumph, based on the novel by Alice Walker and the acclaimed film of the same name. Alice Walker's diverse and unforgettable characters come vividly to life on stage in this spellbinding musical, which has just announced a revival on Broadway starring Jennifer Hudson in her stage debut, Blending dance with blues, gospel, jazz, swing, rural roots and African music, this touring production stars Tony-winning singer and actress Jennifer Holliday!

John Mellencamp

Moran Theater

March 15, 2015

John Mellencamp is embarking on a truly massive tour in 2015, in support of his latest record Plain Spoken. Released on September 23rd, the new record is Mellencamp's first in four years and is set to be yet another impressive entry in the catalogue of the man they call "The Voice of the Heartland".

I Love Lucy - Live Onstage

Moran Theater

March 17-22, 2015

This brand-new hit musical stage show is adapted from the longest-running and most beloved television program in history, with Lucille Ball back to life as her sparky, effervescent self. Starring Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel - America's favorite foursome - the show is coming to town again for its second national tour! Take a trip back to 1952 and see for yourself how a staging of the I Love Lucy Show took place, as well as the hilarious antics in between that the funny foursome got up to!

Itzhak Perlman

Moran Theater

March 24, 2015

The Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning Israeli-American is renowned as the pre-eminent violinist of the 20th century after coming to prominence at the tender ages of 13 on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1958. Despite losing the use of his legs due to polio, he has overcome the odds to become one of the most successful violin virtuosos in the world and his haunting music work has featured in movies including Schindler's List and Memoirs of a Geisha.

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