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December 2020

An Olde English Christmas with Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Heavy on hits and led by Peter Noone, the iconic English 60s beat band Herman’s Hermits comes to The Grand this holiday season, featuring a playlist that will transport audiences back in time! Known on both sides of the pond and once just as big as the Beatles, Herman’s Hermits has sold over 60 million records and had 20 Top 40 hits. It will be a night of classic hits and holiday favorites, and a must-see concert experience! With hits…

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The John Altenburgh Christmas Extravaganza

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

With over two decades of sold-out shows, the John Altenburgh Christmas Extravaganza returns once again to The Grand Theater! A true Wisconsin Christmas tradition, this has long been the hottest ticket in town. With an all-star lineup, it’s a night of the best of jazz, blues, and the holiday songs you know and love. The most talked-about show of the year, nothing says Christmas in Wausau like The John Altenburgh Christmas Extravaganza! Tickets start at $44.

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January 2021

The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John Starring Michael Cavanaugh

January 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

THE NEW VOICE OF THE AMERICAN ROCK & ROLL SONGBOOK! Named “the new voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook” by Billboard, Michael Cavanaugh brings a night of hits from the two greatest rock piano legends to The Grand. Tony and Grammy-nominated Cavanaugh was made famous for his piano and vocal skills in Movin’ Out, the 2002 hit Broadway musical featuring the music of Billy Joel. Hand-picked by Joel himself to star in the show showcasing his life’s work,…

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Bill Blagg’s Magic in Motion · Hosted by Grand Theater Wausau

January 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Aspirus Arts In Education SeriesJanuary 2210:00 AM & 1:00 PMRecommended for Grades 3 - 7Magician extraordinaire Bill Blagg returns with a brand-new show! Bill Blagg’s Magic in Motion melds the spectacle of magic with the real- life wonders of physical science to create an unbelievable educational experience.In this highly visual, interactive show, students will be on the edge of their seats as they explore how science creates magic right before their very eyes! Students will learn first-hand…

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Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake

January 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Selling out The Grand season after season, world-class ballet returns to the stage with the Russian National Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake. Some of Russia’s finest dancers will treat audiences to the beloved story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. One of the most famous ballets of all time, Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece continues to thrill audiences with its romance, drama, tragedy, and exquisite score, making it the perfect ballet for enthusiasts and newcomers alike.…

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February 2021

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

February 5, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

A FUN-FILLED TRIP BACK TO THE '50s! John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” is a fun-filled trip back to the ‘50s! This evening of nostalgic hits is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper’s final tour, and the only tribute endorsed by the Holly, Valens, and Richardson estates.Each live concert performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high-voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the ‘50s era: “That’ll Be the Day,” “Peggy…

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World of Musicals

February 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

ALL THE HITS YOU KNOW AND LOVE ALL IN ONE SHOW! The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theater to life! This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave audiences spellbound. With beautiful and emotional ballads from Evita, Les Misérables, and The Phantom of the Opera as well as exciting and upbeat favorites from Dirty Dancing, Rock of Ages, and Mamma Mia!, this show has something for everyone! It’s…

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Schoolhouse Rock Live! · Hosted by Grand Theater Wausau

February 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Aspirus Arts In Education SeriesFebruary 17th10:00 AM & 1:00 PMRecommended for Grades 2 - 5The classic Saturday morning cartoon "Schoolhouse Rock" explodes onto the stage with a new production updated for a new generation! The live performance centers around Tom, a nervous young man on his first day of being a schoolteacher, who turns on the television to calm himself down and is visited by three aspects of his personality who remind him how learning can be…

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Portland Cello Project

February 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The nation’s premiere alt-classical ensemble turns The Grand purple, blending their skilled virtuosity with the artistic power of Prince! Joined by musicians who have worked closely with Prince, Portland Cello Project delivers a lively evening of diversely-curated music that influenced or was influenced by The Purple One. Crafted through the wildly innovative arrangements that have made Portland Cello Project a perennial favorite all over the world, you won’t want to miss this incredible and unique experience as PCP performs classic…

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March 2021

A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul

March 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

With a legendary career spanning several generations and a multitude of genres, Aretha Franklin truly earned her title, “The Queen of Soul.” A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul pairs the legendary music of an icon with some of the artists who knew her best. Musician, vocalist, and composer Damien Sneed toured along with her for many years and created this brand-new multi-media production to pay tribute to one of the legends of music history. Four-time Grammy winner…

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Pete’s Big Hollywood Adventure · Hosted by Grand Theater Wausau

March 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Aspirus Arts In Education SeriesMarch 17th10:00 AM & 1:00 PMRecommended for Grades Pre-K - 2Lights! Camera! Action! Everyone’s favorite cool blue cat returns to The Grand with a brand-new production! Brought to life by the same team that produced TheaterWorksUSA’s original Pete the Cat musical, Pete’s Big Hollywood Adventure follows Pete the Cat and his buddy Callie as they sneak into the Hollywood Studios and get lost in the world of the movies.Join Pete, Callie, Grumpy Toad,…

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

March 25, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

A BLAZING ROCK BAND AND SHOW SO HOT, IT COMES WITH ITS OWN HEALTH WARNING. Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and a show so hot, it carries its own health warning!Back by popular demand, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers return to The Grand! Audiences love this 9-piece ensemble - consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers - and their unique fusion of rocked-up bagpipes and clever covers of popular songs from all genres.…

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April 2021

Young@Heart Chorus

April 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

“DEEPLY MOVING, SOMETIMES HILARIOUS, AND ALWAYS WONDERFUL.” – DAVID BYRNE What started out in 1982 at a Western Massachusetts elderly housing project to joyfully pass the time has developed into the stereotype-defying, generation-crossing, musical extravaganza known as the Young@Heart Chorus.From The New York Times to TIME, The Ellen Show to The Daily Show, this fun-loving ensemble are the stars of the hit documentary Young@Heart and were featured in E*Trade’s acclaimed Super Bowl ad This Is Getting Old in 2018. This…

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Laura Ingalls Wilder · Hosted by Grand Theater Wausau

April 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Aspirus Arts In Education SeriesApril 14th10:00 AM & 1:00 PMRecommended for Grades 2 - 5Laura Ingalls Wilder chronicles the exciting adventures of the Ingalls family as they travel across the prairie in search of a little house to call home.Based on Laura’s own childhood experiences, this original musical follows tomboyish Laura, her older sister Mary, her Ma, and her Pa as they travel across the unsettled frontier of the late-1800s American Midwest. Numerous obstacles test their unwavering…

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Mark O’Connor Band

April 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

“THE MARK O’CONNOR BAND IS THE REAL DEAL.” - ZAC BROWN The Grammy Award-winning Mark O’Connor Band has quickly become a favorite of country and bluegrass fans across the world. Their debut album Coming Home won the group a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2017, and the band is known for their engaging, dynamic live shows showcasing compelling arrangements, virtuosic solos, and tight vocal harmonies. The band is led by one of the most iconic fiddlers in American…

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Anne Frank: Voices from the Attic · Hosted by Grand Theater Wausau

April 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Aspirus Arts In Education SeriesApril 19th10:00 AM & 1:00 PMRecommended for Grades 5 & UpYou have never heard "The Diary of a Young Girl" told quite like this. Anne Frank’s historical account of her time in hiding in Nazi Germany is presented in her own voice, but with the supporting characters in her story played by a multi-ethnic ensemble that includes survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide, the Bosnian civil war of the 1990s, and the ethnic…

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RAIN – Tribute to the Beatles

April 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Going further than before, this new RAIN show adds even more hits that you know and love from the vast anthology of Beatles classics, such as “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Hard Day’s Night,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Let It Be,” “Come Together,” and “Hey Jude.” This…

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June 2021

Blue Man Group

June 27, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm

THE GRAND WELCOMES GLOBAL SENSATION BLUE MAN GROUP WITH A BRAND-NEW SHOW!  35 million people of all ages, languages, and cultures have experienced the unexpected with the smash hit phenomenon that is Blue Man Group. Now it’s your turn to see what all the hype is about! It’s everything you know and love about Blue Man Group – signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity, and quirky comedy – the men are still blue but the rest is all new! Featuring pulsing,…

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March 2022

The Four Phantoms

March 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

FOUR BROADWAY STARS JOIN TOGETHER FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE PERFORMANCE! An extravagant celebration of the iconic music of Broadway and more, The Four Phantoms brings together four former Phantoms from the Tony Award-winning The Phantom of the Opera for an unforgettable night of entertainment.Between them, Brent Barrett, John Cudia, Franc D’Ambrosio, and Ciarán Sheehan have performed as the Phantom over 6,000 times, and now they’ll take the stage of The Grand together! Backed by incredible musicians and produced by a Grammy…

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