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The Endicott Performing Arts Center: 2018
EPAC is Celebrating its' 20th Anniversary
with a jam packed 2018 Season!
The Endicott Performing Arts Center is proud
to announce its' 20th Anniversary Season, 2018.
EPAC was incorporated in 1998 when it began restoration of the 1917 Lyric Theater, and now continues to operate out of the oldest theater in the Greater Binghamton area. This year EPAC will be producing full scale Broadway Musicals, Kids Theater Workshops, dramas, variety shows, Rock Projects, dance projects, Shakespeare in the Park, and much much more. The EPAC venue will also host many local performing arts groups and theater companies in 2018.
Check us out at: www.EndicottArts.com
January: EPAC is starting off the year with open auditions on January 16th for "Whistle Down the Wind", an Andrew Lloyd Weber musical scheduled for March. EPAC will be producing the second annual EPACs Got Talent competition January 26th and 27th, with auditions on the Jan. 20th. Following many successful years of EPAC Idol, EPACs Got Talent allows all types of talent to showcase their abilities and have a chance at competing for EPAC prizes. The EPAC Kids Theater (Winter/Spring) Workshop will start Monday, January 29th, registration is still open.
February: The EPAC Rock Project has been part of the EPAC program for most of it's 20 years. You may have seen projects like Ziggy Star Dust, The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, or The Beatles in 2016. This year EPAC is bringing back The Beatles Rock Project February 9th, 10th & 11th because they just have so many hit songs and cover such a diverse audience. Then the Darkhorse Dramatists will be renting EPACs Robert Eckert Theater for the second year in a row for their own production "Write to the Heart" February 16th and 17th. EPAC will hold it's annual Devin Spears Scholarship Showcase Fundraiser on February 24th, featuring EPAC alumni who have received the award themselves, as well as local performance arts groups and school groups.
March: There will be a CD Release Concert on the 10th presented by 81 North Production Company. EPAC will be hosting a bus trip to New York City to see "Wicked" on Broadway, Saturday March 11th, which there's still available reservations for. The EPAC Repertory Company will then present Andrew Lloyd Weber's, "Whistle Down the Wind" March 22nd through the 25th.
April: The EPAC Kid's Theater Workshop will present "The Wizard of Oz" April 19th through the 22nd and the 26th through the 29th. EPAC is proud to say that it has the biggest and longest running children's theater workshop in the Greater Binghamton area with many students going on to work professionally in the performance arts industry.
May/June: Things start to heat up in May with Burlesque 7,"Taboo" May 17th - 19th, followed by the EPAC Classic Fairy Tales series production of "Pinocchio" June 22nd - 24th.
July: The EPAC Repertory Company presentation of "Guys & Dolls", July 12th - 15th.
The summer continues with the EPAC Kids Summer Theater Workshop (TBA) August 9th - 12th, then the annual Shakespeare in the Park, EPAC Youth Group production of "Romeo and Juliet" August 16th - 19th with a Shakespearean Festival.
EPAC will commemorate its 20th anniversary by producing "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit"by Ray Bradbury September 14th - 16th, and a Fundraising Dinner Celebration September 20th.
The EPAC Repertory Company will produce "Annie" the beloved classic American musical, for two weekends, November 9th - 11th, and, 16th - 18th.
EPAC will finish its 20th season with the EPAC Holiday Series productions of "Elf the Musical" & "The Nutcracker" in December of 2018.
Check the EPAC website for all of this
and much, much more...
Endicott Performing Arts Center - Robert Eckert Theater
102 Washington Ave. Endicott, NY 13760
EPAC Box Office (Mon. - Fri. / 9am - 5pm)
The mission of EPAC is to promote the arts to the public through various artistic mediums such as musicals, plays, children and adult theater workshops, concerts, and performing arts instruction. EPAC's vision is the continued restoration of the Historical "Lyric" theater which was built in 1917 through the offering of artistic mediums to local community, schools, groups, and associations for theatrical performances, educational purposes, special events and training programs. EPAC also strives to continually provide the highest quality musical theater, comedy, dance, and dramatic theater experiences, by promoting an ethnically diverse array of local artists and talent in order to expand the artistic horizons and experiences of the local community. EPAC will continue to be guided by its principles and commitments to inclusiveness, respecting people, valuing diversity, and equality.