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The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center is an inspirational gathering place in the heart of downtown New Bedford that connects you with the best in live music, theater, dance, comedy, film, education, and festivals. We are a place where people gather, varied perspectives are welcomed, and the performing arts are celebrated.

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Dance Barre
Wednesday
Feb
08
7:00 pm
Wed
7:00 pm
Feb
8
Dance Barre
 presents

DB Exquisitely Redefining Ballet

Exquisitely Redefining Ballet

In connection with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Gather on The Z stage in a café setting to deepen your connection with dance and the upcoming performance by The Trocks - while enjoying a beverage at this complimentary event!

Let’s dive into the legacy of ballet's all-male company. From off-off Broadway beginnings, pioneering activism in dance, and parody of le travesti, we will celebrate their vibrant history. Come ready to laugh, engage, and witness footage of the TROCKS's fabulous journey from 1974 to receiving global recognition today, all while becoming our beloved Ballet Boys.

About the speaker

Peter DiMuro has woven a career as a dancer, actor, choreographer, director, teacher, facilitator of creativity and as an arts engager for more than thirty years.

His current creative umbrella is Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, a company that  develops and performs artistic works in dance and dance/theatre. Additional goals for  the company include cultivating dance/arts literacy, advocacy and engagement. The  company was recently awarded a multi-year Boston Center for the Arts residency, as well  as the Boston Dance Alliance's 2014/15 Rehearsal and Retreat Fellowship, held at the Vermont Performance Lab.  

As Executive Artistic Director of The Dance Complex, he continues to invest in advancing the craft of choreography and  the field of dance, creating an arc of programs for young-to-established dance-makers.

He was Artistic Director of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange 2003-2008, capping a 15-year relationship as performer  and lead-artist with the company founded by MacArthur "Genius" Lerman. His career has taken Peter and his work to over 45 of the US states, Hong Kong, Japan and throughout Europe.

His "Near/Far/In/Out" and the alternative family inspired un-Nutrcacker, “Gumdrops and the Funny Uncle”,  appeared in the Dance Exchange repertory and engaged inter-generational casts including LGTBQ community  members and allies, alongside the professional dancers of Dance Exchange and his current PDM company.  Recent works include: "Dos Hombres", a duet for Columbian born Elver Ariza-Silva, an adult survivor of polio, and  Nino de los Reyes, an internationally renowned flamenco star from Madrid; a commission from The Boston Conservatory allowed the creation of  "Archive & Etchings", made with support from the Alzheimer's Association  of Massachusetts & New Hampshire. Peter was named the 2018 inaugural choreographer-in-residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Thursday
Feb
09
8:00 pm
Thu
8:00 pm
Feb
9
 presents

Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin

In Concert: Being Alive

with Adam Ben-David on piano

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Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. Mandy Patinkin in Concert: BEING ALIVE, presents the acclaimed actor / singer / storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. “Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping,” raves The New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of song. BEING ALIVE is a collection of many of Mandy’s favorite Broadway and classic American tunes. The evening features musical monologues and multiple characters, brought to life with props and Patinkin’s unique flair. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, from Cole Porter to Harry Chapin, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you’ll never forget!

MANDY PATINKIN has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theater, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist.

In his 1980 Broadway debut, Mandy won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, directed by Hal Prince, and was nominated in 1984 for his starring role as George in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George.  Mandy’s other stage credits include: Compulsion, Paradise Found, The Tempest, Enemy of the People, The Wild Party, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, The Winter’s Tale, The Knife, Leave It to Beaver is Dead, Rebel Women, Hamlet, Trelawney of the ‘Wells,’ The Shadow Box, The Split, Savages, and Henry IV, Part I.

In 1989, Mandy began his concert career at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater in New York City.  Since then he has toured (and continues to tour) his various solo concerts across North America, in London’s West End, through Australia and New Zealand, as well as on Broadway and Off-Broadway. His newest solo concert is Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries.

In addition to solo concerts, Mandy has created collaborations with artists including opera star Nathan Gunn in An Evening with Mandy Patinkin & Nathan Gunn, touring the US, Australia and New Zealand; with his dear friend Patti LuPone in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin which has toured since 2007 and played Broadway in 2012; Bridges, a concert with musicians from various countries in the Middle East; and The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, with Taylor Mac, and direction by Susan Stroman.

Mandy’s feature films include Before You Know It, Life Itself, Wonder, Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Queen of Spain, Ali and Nino, Wish I Was Here, The Wind Rises, Everybody’s Hero, The Choking Man, Pinero, The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland, Lulu on the Bridge, Men with Guns, The Princess Bride, Yentl, The Music of Chance, Daniel, Ragtime, Impromptu, The Doctor, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, The House on Carroll Street, True Colors, and Maxie.

In television, Mandy was recently seen as Judge Wackner in the Paramount+ series “The Good Fight.” He won a 1995 Emmy Award for his performance in the CBS series ”Chicago Hope” and starred in the CBS series “Criminal Minds” and in the Showtime Original Series “Dead Like Me” and “Homeland” as CIA Agent Saul Berenson.

As a recording artist on CBS Records, Mandy released two solo albums, Mandy Patinkin and Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual.  Recently on the Nonesuch label, Mandy released Children + Art, and recorded three digital albums with pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett: Diary January 2018, Diary April/May 2018 and Diary December 2018. Also with Nonesuch are Experiment, Oscar & Steve, Kidults and Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim. In 1998 he debuted his most personal project, Mamaloshen, a collection of traditional, classic and contemporary songs sung entirely in Yiddish. The recording of Mamaloshen won the Deutschen Schallplattenpreis (Germany’s equivalent of the Grammy Award).

As diverse as his professional life has been, Mandy’s education in the field of social activism has been even more varied and continues to evolve. He has helped raise funds for organizations dear to his heart including Brady Campaign, PAX, Doctors Without Borders, Association to Benefit Children, American Jewish World Service, Search For Common Ground, National Dance Institute, and ACLU.  Mandy is a board member of the Arava Institute and continues to work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), highlighting the plight of refugees worldwide.

Mandy resides in New York City with his wife, actress and writer Kathryn Grody.

Cinema New Bedford
Tuesday
Feb
14
7:00 pm
Tue
7:00 pm
Feb
14
Cinema New Bedford
 presents

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Jacque Demy, 1964
Starring Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo

Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo star as two young lovers in the French coastal city of Cherbourg. Seventeen-year old beauty, Genevieve (Deneuve), works at her mother’s tiny, struggling umbrella shop. Twenty-year old Guy (Castelnuovo) is a handsome auto mechanic who cares for his grandmother. Though Genevieve’s mother disapproves of their love, the two secretly plan to marry. When Guy is drafted to fight in the Algerian War, their lives take different turns.  

A Cannes Film Festival Palm d’Or winner, THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG features sumptuous production design with Kubrick-esque colors and dense patterning, and rivals Zeffirelli's ROMEO AND JULIET for its gripping depiction of impetuous youth. The perfect Valentine’s Day film (yes, it’s a little sad, but that just means y’all get to hold each other closer). 

UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG was also nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Foreign-Language Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Original Song (“I Will Wait for You”).

Part of the Cinema New Bedford's
SAD & TRAGIC – THE MUSICALS! 
 

Lean into winter with beautiful films using song and dance to express all the seasonal feels! Come and be sad. It’s fun!
FREE HOT CHOCOLATE at every screening from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM to warm and comfort you. 

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE
A Zombie Christmas Musical!
Tuesday, December 13, 7PM

DANCER IN THE DARK
Lars Von Trier film starring Icelandic musical superstar, Björk
Tuesday, January 10, 7PM

THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
Catherine Deneuve in an astounding Jacque Demy film
Tuesday, February 14, 7PM

Sunday
Feb
19
2:00 pm
Sun
2:00 pm
Feb
19
 presents

PS Les Ballets Trockadero

Smashing Boundaries

Free Event Before The Trocks

Coming to The Trocks? Arrive early to join us for Smashing Boundaries: A Brief History of The Trocks!

Learn about the history of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company – from artistic director Tory Dobrin or ballet master Raffaele Morra.

You will get the chance to ask questions about the company, the show, and the history of gender bending in ballet during the Q&A. This event is free and will take place at 2PM in the Zeiterion Lounge.

Please note: this event has changed slightly from a previous description.  

Sunday
Feb
19
3:00 pm
Sun
3:00 pm
Feb
19
 presents

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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Affectionately known as “the Trocks,” Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in New York City in 1974, in the wake of the Stonewall riots. Irreverent and hilarious, the all-male company reimagines modern and classical works by relishing in ballet’s inherent glamour and melodrama. For those brought up in the rigid world of classical dance, the Trocks offer a fresh, joyful perspective. The troupe reclaims ownership of a discipline from which many have historically been excluded based on gender norms and strict physical standards.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo comes with its own tagline: “The World’s Foremost All-Male Comic Ballet Company.” Affectionately known as the Trocks, the company is a small but stalwart corps de ballet that has been “dragging” the classical ballet canon since the mid-1970s, when it got its start performing late-night shows in loft apartments across New York’s Off-Off Broadway circuit. Whether in Harlequinade or Swan Lake, the Trocks use gender-bending performance to place a tight lens on ballet’s inherent theatrics, employing comedy and camp to tease the technical rigor underpinning it all.

As the company commands the stage with pomp and circumstance, it also commands us as audiences — humorously, lovingly — to ponder our assumptions about gender and our collective understanding of who tells the stories we have come to accept as canonical, and how.

Saturday
Feb
25
7:00 pm
Sat
7:00 pm
Feb
25
 presents

Mardi Gras with Southcoast Brass Band

Mardi Gras with Southcoast Brass Band

To benefit Boys & Girls Club of Greater NB

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$35, general admission

The Southcoast Brass Band is bringing their annual Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party to The Z!

Proceeds from the event will benefit the New Bedford Boys & Girls Club. These funds help support the club’s youth programming and help sustain their ability to continue to serve the community for years to come.

The Boys & Girls Club is a critical organization within the community, serving children and young adults from New Bedford and all of its surrounding towns. The club assists youth from all socio-economic backgrounds and helps participants develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship. Each year, the club serves 1,200-1,500 members, with an additional 2,500 non-members served through various events and programs. This event will help support these programs.

This event will take place on the historic Zeiterion stage, which has been transformed into an intimate concert club! It's truly a unique experience, with seating, full bar and the artists all on stage with you. Seating is general admission, limited to approximately 125 seats per show, bistro-style with four at each table.

Southcoast Brass Band has rented the Zeiterion for this event. Interested in renting The Z? Please contact Jason Choquette at JChoquette@zeiterion.org.

Movies Through the Decades
Sunday
Feb
26
2:00 pm
Sun
2:00 pm
Feb
26
Movies Through the Decades
 presents

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

MOVIES THROUGH THE DECADES: The '60s

We’re celebrating The Z’s 100th birthday and long history as a movie house with films throughout the century and matching “vintage” ticket prices!

The 1960s: Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly's past.

Run time: 1 hour and 54 minutes

Rated PG-13 for suggestive sexual references, language and some substance use.

Content advisory: Racism

Friday
Mar
03
5:00 pm
Fri
5:00 pm
Mar
3
 presents

Rodney Marsalis Pre Show

New Bedford’s Role in the Underground Railroad

Free Event Before Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass Band

Coming to Rodney Marsalis? Join us as we explore our New Bedford's role in the Underground Railroad.

Hundreds of Black people escaping bondage made their way to New Bedford in the 19th Century. They raised families, opened businesses, and contributed to the abolition movement, leading New Bedford to become known as the "Fugitive's Gibraltar." Join New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Ranger Rufai to learn about the unique ways that individuals in New Bedford supported and benefited from the Underground Railroad.

Meet at Zeiterion Lounge at 5pm. Free.

Friday
Mar
03
8:00 pm
Fri
8:00 pm
Mar
3
 presents

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Brothers on the Battlefield: The Power of Love

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A narrated multi-media program that's one of Big Brass’ most popular concerts around the United States!

With a core message of love and unity, this concert is an uplifting and joyful celebration of life and our shared humanity. The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences.

Born and raised in New Orleans, Rodney began his musical studies at the age of 6. At 11, he began taking classical trumpet lessons with his cousin, Wynton Marsalis. By 15, Rodney was referred to as a "trumpet prodigy."

On the advice of Ellis Marsalis, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass created a concert format that breaks the usual barriers between genres and strives to create connection between the audience and performers. They’re a group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, mixing classical, big band swing, New Orleans jazz and straight ahead jazz.

Saturday
Mar
04
8:00 pm
Sat
8:00 pm
Mar
4
 presents

Classic Albums Live Pink Floyd

Classic Albums Live performs

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

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The popular concert series Classic Albums Live and their passionate musicians celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon – note for note, cut for cut!

Twenty million people bought the album - first on vinyl, then cassette, then CD. Then, one day it was on our phones. When it came out in 1973, it was everywhere. Classic Albums Live knows how to perform this album. It’s complex and full of soul. Just getting the alarm clocks together was a feat. The musicians care about this album. It was the flagship show for Classic Albums Live in 2003. It’s the album that changed everything, and it’s a masterpiece that will be remembered forever.

All ages welcome.

Saturday
Mar
11
6:00 pm
Sat
6:00 pm
Mar
11
 presents

The Moth Pre Show

Local Students Share Their Stories

Free Event Before The Moth

Coming to The Moth? Join us before the show when 7th and 8th graders from Our Sisters’ School share their own stories! You'll learn why and how their teacher – Marlaina Trepanier – weaves personal narrative into the curriculum through a unit based on NPR’s This I Believe essay series.

Free, 6pm in Zeiterion Lounge.

Saturday
Mar
11
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
Mar
11
 presents

The Moth Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage

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True stories, told live and without notes!

The Month celebrates the ability of true, personal storytelling to illuminate both the diversity and commonality of human experience. It allows people all over the world and from all walks of life – astronauts, students, a dental hygienist, a hotdog eating champion, a mechanic, exonerated prisoners, veterans, Nobel laureates and everyone in between – to share their stories on stage in front of a live audience. The Moth brings the power of personal storytelling to millions of people each year,  creating community and building empathy around the world.

Sunday
Mar
12
3:00 pm
Sun
3:00 pm
Mar
12
 presents

Ireland with Michael Londra

Ireland with Michael Londra

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A stunning new concert from Ireland’s leading tenor!

Ireland With Michael LIVE is a multimedia experience that combines the music, dance & stories of Ireland and features the ethereal voice of leading Irish tenor Michael Londra. Following the overwhelming success of Seasons #1 and #2 of the Ireland With Michael travel and music series on PBS in 2021 and 2022 (over 76% reach of all U.S Households and 6,000 individual airings across 50 states), the LIVE theatrical show based on the PBS program will tour U.S cities in 2023.

Emmy® award-nominated singer and the Voice of Riverdance on Broadway, Michael Londra interlaces songs and stories of Ireland to a backdrop of spectacular footage filmed for his PBS travel series in his new show Ireland With Michael LIVE. In doing so, he creates an immersive journey around the Emerald Isle for his audience. Irish dancers, Fiddles and Pipes add to the feast of Celtic talent onstage, drawing the audience across the Atlantic Ocean to Ireland.

Ireland With Michael – LIVE is a celebration of Irish culture and music for the Irish American Heritage Month of March. Michael shares his own connection to songs and stories of his home county, his love of traditional music backed by his immensely talented band and world champion Irish dancers. The live concert is a perfect addition to St Patrick’s programming.

The stunning set for Ireland With Michael LIVE adds a multimedia dimension to the show. Conceptualized and designed by award winning Broadway Lighting & Projection designer, Patricia Nichols, the backdrop incorporates drone footage and excerpts from Michael’s PBS travel show of the same name. In both the Television show and in Ireland With Michael LIVE, Londra tells the story of Ireland the only way he knows how – through music.

Monday
Mar
13
6:00 pm
Mon
6:00 pm
Mar
13
 presents

Black Boy Pre Show

Wright's Memoir & Me:

Local Residents Share How Wright's Memoir Resonates in Pre-Show Event

Coming to Black Boy? Arrive early for a presentation by local residents who share how Richard Wright’s memoir resonates with their own life stories. 6pm, Zeiterion Lounge.

A diverse group of adult learners who are part of The Clemente Course in the Humanities have read and responded to Richard Wright’s memoir Black Boy by writing about their own experiences in this country. During this pre-show you will hear them share their writing, speak candidly about their experiences as members of historically marginalized groups, reflect on the power of the humanities to effect change in their own lives and community, and respond to your questions through a Q&A moderated by People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE)’s Director of Community Impact, Genesis Galan. At the end of this pre-show, you will have the opportunity to contribute your own voice to PACE’s Community Assessment Report by identifying this community’s most pressing needs. This report will be used to help set the course for the services provided by PACE going forward, as they continue in their mission to reduce poverty in Greater New Bedford.

The Clemente Course in the Humanities provides free, college courses in the Humanities to a diverse group of low-income adults in the greater New Bedford area. Course participants take classes in literature, art history, moral philosophy, American history, writing and public speaking from college professors and can earn up to 6 college credits.

Stage Door Live!
Monday
Mar
13
7:00 pm
Mon
7:00 pm
Mar
13
Stage Door Live!
 presents

SDL Black Boy

Black Boy

A Literature to Life presentation

Black Boy is a powerful account of one young man’s journey from innocence to experience as a black youth living in the Jim Crow South. It is both the unashamed confession of a proud non-conformist and a profound indictment—a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.

Having premiered at the Kennedy Center, this Literature to Life original was one of the first titles on the LTL roster to tour to communities nationally. A tour de force, the actor plays upwards of fifteen characters from Richard Wright’s past.

By Richard Wright. Adaptation and Direction by Wynn Handman. Performed by Tarantino Smith.

Recommended for ages 13+

This is a Stage Door Live-style performance, where the audience is seated on stage with the actor!

Wednesday
Mar
15
8:00 pm
Wed
8:00 pm
Mar
15
 presents

Matt Fraser Second Show

America’s Top Psychic Medium

Matt Fraser

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Matt Fraser is America’s Top Psychic Medium!

The star of the E! TV series Meet The Frasers and best-selling author of When Heaven Calls will make you gasp, laugh and cry as he performs uncanny live readings. You’ve seen him bring healing and hope to A-list celebrities, TV audiences and regular people around the world. Now, prepare for a roller coaster of emotions as Matt reveals unknowable secrets, reconnects members of our audience to their lost loved ones, and turns skeptics into true believers.

His sold-out live events, television appearances, and spiritual teachings have allowed him to bring healing, hope & laughter to a global audience of fans and followers from all around the world. From heartfelt emotional readings to stunning revelations, Matt Fraser has audiences on the edge of their seats with his outrageous personality and unique approach to mediumship.

His readings lead guests through a rollercoaster of emotions from laughing to crying, turning skeptics into believers with stunning details. His dynamic readings frequently include names, dates, and locations he couldn’t possibly know, only adding to his long-established reputation. Matt’s uncanny abilities and extreme accuracy have allowed him to reach millions world-wide from A-list celebrities and influencers, to everyday people looking to get in touch with those they have lost.

The bestselling author of When Heaven Calls and a psychic phenomenon, Matt has caught the attention of major media outlets across the nation including the New York Times, People magazine, and CBS Radio. He has also been a sought-after guest on popular TV shows such as The Real Housewives, Botched, The Doctors, and many more.

Wednesday
Mar
15
8:00 pm
Wed
8:00 pm
Mar
15
 presents

Matt Fraser M&G Second Show

America’s Top Psychic Medium

Matt Fraser Meet & Greet

For March 15 Appearance

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$150 Meet & Greet Only

Coming to Matt Fraser at The Z on March 15? A meet and greet with Matt is available!

It's your chance to meet Matt and take a photo with him.

Quantity is limited to 80; first come, first served.

Please note: the meet and greet opportunity does not include a personal reading from Matt Fraser and you must purchase a ticket to his March 15 show to attend.

Thursday
Mar
16
8:00 pm
Thu
8:00 pm
Mar
16
 presents

Matt Fraser

America’s Top Psychic Medium

Matt Fraser

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$45 | $55 | $65 | $75

Matt Fraser is America’s Top Psychic Medium!

The star of the E! TV series Meet The Frasers and best-selling author of When Heaven Calls will make you gasp, laugh and cry as he performs uncanny live readings. You’ve seen him bring healing and hope to A-list celebrities, TV audiences and regular people around the world. Now, prepare for a roller coaster of emotions as Matt reveals unknowable secrets, reconnects members of our audience to their lost loved ones, and turns skeptics into true believers.

His sold-out live events, television appearances, and spiritual teachings have allowed him to bring healing, hope & laughter to a global audience of fans and followers from all around the world. From heartfelt emotional readings to stunning revelations, Matt Fraser has audiences on the edge of their seats with his outrageous personality and unique approach to mediumship.

His readings lead guests through a rollercoaster of emotions from laughing to crying, turning skeptics into believers with stunning details. His dynamic readings frequently include names, dates, and locations he couldn’t possibly know, only adding to his long-established reputation. Matt’s uncanny abilities and extreme accuracy have allowed him to reach millions world-wide from A-list celebrities and influencers, to everyday people looking to get in touch with those they have lost.

The bestselling author of When Heaven Calls and a psychic phenomenon, Matt has caught the attention of major media outlets across the nation including the New York Times, People magazine, and CBS Radio. He has also been a sought-after guest on popular TV shows such as The Real Housewives, Botched, The Doctors, and many more.

Thursday
Mar
16
8:00 pm
Thu
8:00 pm
Mar
16
 presents

Matt Fraser M&G

America’s Top Psychic Medium

Matt Fraser Meet & Greet

For March 16 Appearance

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$150 Meet & Greet Only

Coming to Matt Fraser on March 16? A meet and greet with Matt is now available!

It's your chance to meet Matt and take a photo with him.

Quantity is limited to 80; first come, first served.

Please note: the meet and greet opportunity does not include a personal reading from Matt Fraser and you must have already purchased a show ticket to attend.

Movies Through the Decades
Sunday
Mar
19
2:00 pm
Sun
2:00 pm
Mar
19
Movies Through the Decades
 presents

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon (1973)

MOVIES THROUGH THE DECADES: The '70s

We’re celebrating The Z’s 100th birthday and long history as a movie house with films throughout the century and matching “vintage” ticket prices!

The 1970s: Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon

Bruce Lee plays a monk who enters a brutal martial arts tournament to which only the best are invited. His athletic prowess lands him there, but he's also serving as a spy who's out to prove that the contest's manager is a player in the drug trade.

Run time: 1 hour and 42 minutes

Rating: R

Content advisory: sexual situations, violence, suicide or self-harm, and nudity.

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Saturday
Mar
25
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
Mar
25
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
 presents

NBSO Gluzman Plays Beethoven

Gluzman Plays Beethoven

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Vadim Gluzman, violin
Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Anna Clyne: Masquerade
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto
William Walton: Symphony No. 1

One of today’s leading violinists, Vadim Gluzman brings his artistry to perform Beethoven’s immortal violin concerto, a piece full of beauty and invention that is born out of four drum strikes. English music rounds out this program: Anna Clyne’s masterful treatment of the orchestra in Masquerade, and William Walton’s First Symphony – arguably the greatest symphony written in the 20th century, full of intoxicating rhythms and virtuosic orchestral playing.

Stage Door Live!
Thursday
Mar
30
7:30 pm
Thu
7:30 pm
Mar
30
Stage Door Live!
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SDL Crys Matthews

Crys Matthews

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A prolific lyricist and composer, Crys Matthews has found inspiration in her surroundings; from driving through the Blue Ridge Mountains to the compelling and heart-breaking love story of Richard and Mildred Loving. Thoughtful, realistic and emotional, Matthews’ songs speak to the voice of our generation and remind us why music indeed soothes the soul.

Saturday
Apr
01
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
Apr
1
 presents

David Sedaris

An Evening with

David Sedaris

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$45 | $49| $59| $65

An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will be live on stage for one night only, following the release of his newest book Happy Go Lucky. Join us when he returns to The Z with his signature acerbic humor, social commentary, and outlandish stories!

Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers, beloved for his personal essays and short stories. In his latest essay collection, Happy-Go-Lucky, Sedaris once again captures what is most unexpected, hilarious, and poignant about recent upheavals, personal and public, and expresses in precise language both the misanthropy and desire for connection that drive us all. If we must live in interesting times, there is no one better to chronicle them than the incomparable David Sedaris.

This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will be offering a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and book signing.

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Saturday
Apr
08
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
Apr
8
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
 presents

NBSO Mahler’s Farewell

Mahler's Farewell

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Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Deconstructing Mahler – an inside look into Mahler’s last symphony
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9

In the first half of this unique concert, Yaniv and the NBSO will take apart Mahler’s last symphony and look at it through the musician's lens, using live demonstrations and explanations from the stage. After intermission, they will perform the entire symphony, Mahler’s swan song, and perhaps his most personal work.

Wednesday
Apr
12
7:30 pm
Wed
7:30 pm
Apr
12
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On Your Feet

On Your Feet!

The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

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$49 | $59 | $69

Her Voice. His Vision. Their Story.

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!”

ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!

Friday
Apr
14
8:00 pm
Fri
8:00 pm
Apr
14
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Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken

Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken:

Twenty Years • One Night Tour

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Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken, reunite on stage once again – for one night only – to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of their sensational run on Idol.

Twenty | The Tour will highlight the music that made Ruben & Clay American Idol favorites and household names. From Clay’s iconic rendition of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” to Ruben’s soulful single “Sorry,” join America's favorite odd couple for an unforgettable evening of music and memories, spanning two decades, delivered as only these true superstars can.

Ruben & Clay are thrilled to reunite twenty years after captivating audiences during their historic run on the second season of Fox's American Idol in 2003. Both plucked from the relative obscurity of their hometowns in the South, the unlikely pair quickly became audience favorites instrumental in helping propel Idol to the top of the ratings, nearly tripling the viewership of the previous season, and securing its place as one of the most consequential TV series in American history.

Over 38 million viewers tuned in to hear the results of more than 124 million votes cast during their finale making it the most watched Idol episode in history and the highest rated regularly scheduled, live, non-sporting television episode of the 21st century. Combined they have recorded twelve albums, sold more than eight million albums worldwide, toured the country 14 times, starred together on Broadway, won four Billboard Music Awards, an American Music Award, and have been nominated for two Grammys.

A-level ticket includes meet and greet with Ruben and Clay.

Saturday
Apr
15
8:00 pm
Sat
8:00 pm
Apr
15
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Tape Face

Tape Face

North American Tour 2023

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Tape Face returns to The Z!

Sometimes actions speak louder than words! TAPE FACE is a totally unique silent comedian who has been on the comedy circuit for years and become a viral sensation thanks to his appearance on America’s Got Talent. His audition video and show performances now have over 47 million views making it one of the most viewed America’s Got Talent videos ever.

As the name suggests, Tape Face performs with duct tape covering his mouth. While he may be silent, this show will leave you roaring with laughter. With his electric-shock hairstyle, striped shirt and strip of black tape across his mouth, the performer known as TAPE FACE can't help but leave an impression on audiences. Yet what makes this modern-day master of mime and comedy truly remarkable is the wonder, whimsy and weirdness that fill his one-of-a-kind performances.

The America's Got Talent sensation does not speak at all in his show and his message of being true to self can be heard clearly through his amusing routines using sounds, music, and laughter.

Movies Through the Decades
Sunday
Apr
16
2:00 pm
Sun
2:00 pm
Apr
16
Movies Through the Decades
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1980s Movie

Vote to Decide!

MOVIES THROUGH THE DECADES: The '80s

We’re celebrating The Z’s 100th birthday and long history as a movie house with films throughout the century and matching “vintage” ticket prices!

The 1980s: ?

We want YOU to decide! Vote for your favorite 1980s top grossing film or write-in your choice.

Click here to cast your vote by February 15.

Thursday
Apr
20
6:00 pm
Thu
6:00 pm
Apr
20
 presents

Nina Ott Pre Show

Tiempo Por Salsa

Free Event Before Nina Ott

Coming to Nina Ott Group? Learn salsa from Creative Classroom instructor, Sue Young, before listening to the Latin Jazz and Salsa pianist live on stage!

Free, 6pm in Zeiterion Lounge.

Stage Door Live!
Thursday
Apr
20
7:30 pm
Thu
7:30 pm
Apr
20
Stage Door Live!
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SDL Nina Ott Group

Nina Ott Group

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The Nina Ott Group is led by pianist, organist and composer, Nina Ott. Although the group has its roots in jazz, it is also heavy influenced in Afro-Caribbean music. Joining Nina on stage is Bertram Lehmann, one of the top experts on Caribbean and South American drum set practice; Edmar Colón, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator; and Chris Lopes, bassist, percussionist and composer. A percussionist, to be named, rounds out the band for a thrilling night of music at Stage Door Live!

New Bedford Festival Theatre
Friday
Apr
28
7:00 pm
Saturday
May
06
2:00 pm
Fri
7:00 pm
Apr
28
Sat
2:00 pm
May
6
New Bedford Festival Theatre
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NBFT 2023 Subscription

2023 Season Subscription

One price for The Wiz and Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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$110 | $98 | $88 | $75

Seating Chart

Two shows, one price!

At check out, select number of tickets, dates and seating level: $110 Preferred | $98 Premium | $88 Standard | $75 Value

Please note: PREVIEW performances (such as The Wiz on April 27) are excluded from all discounts and subscriptions.

The Wiz

A beloved Broadway gem, The Wiz offers a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the land of Oz is a fun, family-friendly modern musical.

Friday, April 28 at 7PM | Saturday, April 29 at 2PM & 7PM | Sunday, April 30 at 2PM | Thursday, May 4 at 7PM | Friday, May 5 at 7PM | Saturday, May 6 at 2PM

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

Friday, July 21 at 7PM | Saturday, July 22 at 7PM | Sunday, July 23 at 2PM | Thursday, July 27 at 7PM | Friday, July 28 at 7PM | Saturday, July 29 at 2PM & 7PM | Sunday, July 30 at 2PM

New Bedford Festival Theatre is a resident company of the Zeiterion.

New Bedford Festival Theatre
Thursday
Apr
27
7:00 pm
Saturday
May
06
2:00 pm
Thu
7:00 pm
Apr
27
Sat
2:00 pm
May
6
New Bedford Festival Theatre
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NBFT The Wiz

The Wiz

Eight Performances!

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$35 | $49 | $59 | $65

A beloved Broadway gem, The Wiz offers a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the land of Oz is a fun, family-friendly modern musical.

Please note: the performance on Thursday, April 27, is a preview performance. All tickets are $35.

Sunday
May
07
3:00 pm
Sun
3:00 pm
May
7
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It's Okay To Be Different

It's Okay To Be Different

Sensory-Friendly Mainstage Performance

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$10 | $15 | $18

With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores important and timely subjects in his books, and now on stage!

It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence in two popular stories. The Earth Book, is a sweet homage to our beautiful planet inspiring readers of all ages to do their part to keep the Earth happy and healthy. This is My Hair is a funny exploration of how silly hair can be and that no matter how your hair looks, always feel good about yourself.

Equally whimsical and heartfelt, it’s a sensory-friendly performance for all to enjoy!

Stage Door Live!
Thursday
May
11
7:30 pm
Thu
7:30 pm
May
11
Stage Door Live!
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SDL Dori Rubbicco

Dori Rubbicco

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$15 GA Theater Seats

General admission theater seats are available. Stage seats are sold out.

Jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter Dori Rubbicco returns to Stage Door Live to dazzle us once again. Blending soulful interpretations from the Great American Songbook and artfully re-imagined contemporary titles, Dori and her group of gifted musicians, featuring pianist/composer/arranger Matt Richard, promise to lift you up and leave you wanting more. Also featured are instrumentalists David Zinno on bass, William Fanning on trumpet, and Chris Poudrier on drums, plus special guests Donn Legge on guitar and Ian Legge on cello.

Dori’s most recent CD, recorded live at her 2018 Stage Door performance, can be found at dorirubbicco.com and streaming on Apple Music, Youtube and Spotify.

Friday
May
12
8:00 pm
Fri
8:00 pm
May
12
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Tavares

Tavares: Coming Home

In partnership with Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee

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Grammy-winning R&B singing group Tavares – best known for their infectious sound and close harmony – return to New Bedford! They’ll perform their greatest hits, including “It Only Takes a Minute Girl,” “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel,” “She’s Gone,” “More Than a Woman” (from the iconic soundtrack ‘Saturday Night Fever), and many more.

At the height of their career, Tavares composed of five Cape Verdean American brothers – Ralph, Chubby, Pooch, Butch and Tiny. They were one of the most heavily covered bands of the Disco era and sold tens of thousands of copies of their sheet music to club bands and budding musicians all over the world. Although most resources refer to Tavares as a New Bedford, Massachusetts band and it is well known that the family lived in southeastern Massachusetts at different times, it is equally well known that they spent a great deal of their early years in the Fox Point and South Providence neighborhoods of Providence.

The story of Tavares is the inspirational tale of a band of young brothers bound not only by blood, prodigious talent, and a rich musical legacy, but by a fierce determination to succeed in the music business. For more than two decades, the Tavares brothers were in the thick of it with the best and biggest of them. Along the way, they managed to place 8 singles on Billboard’s Top 40, 12 singles on the R&B Top 10 chart (including three #1 records), 3 Dance Chart hits (1 at #3 and 2 at #1), 10 hit albums, and won a Grammy for their work on the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever, one of the best-selling albums of all time (recently certified at 15 times Platinum). Tavares toured the world in tandem with their peers and as headliners and performed dozens of times on television guesting on every major variety, talk and music program of the 1970s and 1980s. In 2006, they were inducted into the Cape Verdean Heritage Hall Of Fame.

Chubby, Tiny and Butch carry on the Tavares family tradition, as they continue to perform sold-out concerts around the world with no end in sight!

In partnership with the Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee.

Saturday
May
13
8:00 pm
Sat
8:00 pm
May
13
 presents

One Funny Mother

One Funny Mother

Dena Blizzard Returns!

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One Funny Mother is back, one more time!

Dena Blizzard, the viral video sensation and creator of the “Back to School Rant” (125 million views), “Chardonnay Go” (24 million views) and "Chardonnay Go, The Board Game for Wine Lovers, Moms, and Other Shameless People," returns with her Off-Broadway show! Join this comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and married mother of three on her hilarious journey through the trial and tribulations of motherhood and marriage. Dena wrestles with the eternal question, “Have I gone crazy since having these kids?” The answer is a hysterical, laugh-til-it-hurts comedy you won’t want to miss.

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Saturday
Oct
01
7:30 pm
Saturday
May
20
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
Oct
1
Sat
7:30 pm
May
20
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
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NBSO 2022-23 Season

2022-23 Season

Subscriptions

The NBSO is thrilled to invite you to our 2022-23 season!

There are several discounted subscription options for you to enjoy the 2022-23 season. To purchase a custom subscription, click the TICKETS button above and make your selection for three or more concerts at check-out.

Here's a look at NBSO's 2022-23 Season:

American Dream

Saturday, October 1, 7:30PM

Bella Hristova, violin

Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto 

Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Jazz, blues, habanera, spirituals, and anthems are all part of this whirlwind of a violin concerto by American Jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis, and performed by sensational Bulgarian-American violinist Bella Hristova. Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony is considered the first attempt to write an American symphony. Is it a depiction of the New World, or an expression of longing for the “old” one? That’s up to our audience to decide.

 

Yaniv plays Brahms

Saturday, October 29, 7:30PM

Yaniv Dinur, piano

Oriol Sans, conductor

Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Zhou Tian: Transcend

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1

Featuring guest conductor Oriol Sans, this concert juxtaposes two pieces about places, culture, people ,and sounds. The iconic fountains around Rome with their magnificent sculptures come to life in the gorgeous composition of Respighi. In his exhilarating piece, Chinese-American composer Zhou Tian evokes the story of the people who built the transcontinental railroad that linked the United States from east to west.  In the second half, Yaniv Dinur is the soloist in Brahms’ symphonic First Piano Concerto.

Holiday Pops

Sunday, December 11, 3:30 and 7 PM

Yaniv Dinur, conductor and emcee

Appearances by the Southeastern Massachusetts Youth Orchestra and the Showstoppers

Share the joy of the season with friends and family at the best holiday concert in town! Our magnificent orchestra plays all your seasonal favorites, and the Showstoppers and Southeastern Massachusetts Youth Orchestra members join in for a performance that will make everyone merry!

Our family-friendly atmosphere, the festively decorated theater, and your choice of performance times make this the perfect holiday outing. The children’s matinee at 3:30 features fun surprises for the young at heart, while the 7 PM concert features a bit more music. Both performances are approximately one hour long, with no intermission.

 

The Magic of Disney

Saturday, January 28, 7:30 PM

Yaniv Dinur, conductor and emcee

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company, this season’s “movie night” concert will feature music from The Little Mermaid, Fantasia, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Lion King, Toy Story, Frozen, Coco, and many other unforgettable tunes that have touched the hearts of millions around the world. 

What stage antics will your favorite Maestro come up with this time? You’ll have to attend to find out!

 

Gluzman Plays Beethoven

Saturday, March 25, 7:30PM

Vadim Gluzman, violin

Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Anna Clyne: Masquerade

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto 

William Walton: Symphony No. 1

One of today’s leading violinists, Vadim Gluzman brings his artistry to perform Beethoven’s immortal violin concerto, a piece full of beauty and invention that is born out of four drum strikes. English music rounds out this program: Anna Clyne’s masterful treatment of the orchestra in Masquerade, and William Walton’s First Symphony –arguably the greatest symphony written in the 20th century, full of intoxicating rhythms and virtuosic orchestral playing.

 

Mahler’s Farewell

Saturday, April 8, 7:30PM

Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Deconstructing Mahler –an inside look into Mahler’s last symphony

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9

In the first half of this unique concert, Yaniv and the NBSO will take apart Mahler’s last symphony and look at it through the musician's lens, using live demonstrations and explanations from the stage. After intermission, they will perform the entire symphony, Mahler’s swan song, and perhaps his most personal work.

 

Korsantia Plays the “Emperor”

Saturday, May 20, 7:30 PM

Alexander Korsantia, piano

Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Valerie Coleman: Umoja, Anthem of Unity

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

This program features three composers who, each in their own way, call for unity and peace. American composer Valerie Coleman writes an anthem for kindness and humanity that fights injustice and racism. New Bedford’s favorite Alexander Korsantia performs the majestic Fifth Piano Concerto of Beethoven – perhaps the most famous humanist composer. The NBSO concludes the season with Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony, a piece full of pain, terror, and, finally – immense joy. Using his own initials translated into musical notes, Shostakovich signifies the triumph of the individual over a terrorizing and dehumanizing regime. 

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Saturday
May
20
7:30 pm
Sat
7:30 pm
May
20
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
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NBSO Korsantia Plays the “Emperor”

Korsantia Plays the “Emperor”

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Alexander Korsantia, piano
Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Valerie Coleman: Umoja, Anthem of Unity
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

This program features three composers who, each in their own way, call for unity and peace. American composer Valerie Coleman writes an anthem for kindness and humanity that fights injustice and racism. New Bedford’s favorite Alexander Korsantia performs the majestic Fifth Piano Concerto of Beethoven – perhaps the most famous humanist composer. The NBSO concludes the season with Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony, a piece full of pain, terror, and, finally – immense joy. Using his own initials translated into musical notes, Shostakovich signifies the triumph of the individual over a terrorizing and dehumanizing regime.

Saturday
Jun
03
8:00 pm
Sat
8:00 pm
Jun
3
 presents

A Night of Fado with Hélder Moutinho & Maria Emília

With Love From Portugal

A Night of Fado with Hélder Moutinho & Maria Emília

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$29 | $39 | $49

Hélder Moutinho is first and foremost a fadista of startling depth and invention with a long family lineage devoted to fado (brothers Camané and Pedro Moutinho are remarkable in their own right ). Hélder is a poet whose albums are multi-faceted creations, each built around a unifying concept: they evoke contemporary experiences of love and loss, framed by the ancient alleyways and shadows of Old Lisbon.

Joining Hélder on stage in a duel of fado and its poetry is Maria Emília, a beautiful, burning light of contemporary fado. She moved from Brazil to Portugal at a young age and began singing fado early; she has been performing for 18 years. Throughout this time, she has demonstrated a steadfast devotion not only to the music's deepest traditions but also to its expressive possibilities. Perhaps no other singer of her generation combines raw magnetism, complete freedom, and total commitment to traditional fado to such devastating effect.

A remarkable performance that enthralled a fado festival in Sevilla has led to this U.S. debut of two stunning fadistas reuniting on stage at The Z.

Due to a scheduling conflict on another leg of their tour, A Night of Fado with Hélder Moutinho & Maria Emília has been postponed to Saturday, June 3, 2023. Ticket holders: please check your email for next steps.

New Bedford Festival Theatre
Friday
Jul
21
10:00 pm
Fri
10:00 pm
Jul
21
New Bedford Festival Theatre
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NBFT Block Party

Block Party Bash! A Summer Celebration

Immediately following the July 21st performance of “Joseph…,” join Festival Theatre in taking to the streets for a 70’s inspired extravaganza.

The evening will include: dancing to the sounds of the 70’s, hors d’ oeuvres, silent auction, and more!

This event will take place at CVPA, across the street from The Z.

Cultural Road Trips
Saturday
Jul
29
12:00 pm
Sat
12:00 pm
Jul
29
Cultural Road Trips
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Cultural Road Trip: Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow

Cultural Road Trip, Summer 2023

Join fellow dance lovers on a day-long excursion to the beautiful Berkshires, home of America’s longest running international dance festival. On a date to be decided during Summer 2023.

Let us know you’re interested by signing up via the button, above, so we can let you know when the price and date become available.

New Bedford Festival Theatre
Friday
Jul
21
7:00 pm
Sunday
Jul
30
2:00 pm
Fri
7:00 pm
Jul
21
Sun
2:00 pm
Jul
30
New Bedford Festival Theatre
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NBFT Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Eight Performances!

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$39 | $49 | $59 | $65

“Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One of the most enduring shows of all time!

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

Deals

Free at The Z

The Z is pleased to offer a number of complimentary shows and events each season. You can find these free events by clicking on FREE EVENTS under DEALS section of the EVENTS page.

Dance Barre
Dance Barre
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DB Exquisitely Redefining Ballet

Exquisitely Redefining Ballet

In connection with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Wednesday
7:00 pm
February
8
Wed
7:00 pm
Feb
8
 presents

PS Les Ballets Trockadero

Smashing Boundaries

Free Event Before The Trocks

Sunday
2:00 pm
February
19
Sun
2:00 pm
Feb
19
 presents

Rodney Marsalis Pre Show

New Bedford’s Role in the Underground Railroad

Free Event Before Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass Band

Friday
5:00 pm
March
3
Fri
5:00 pm
Mar
3
 presents

The Moth Pre Show

Local Students Share Their Stories

Free Event Before The Moth

Saturday
6:00 pm
March
11
Sat
6:00 pm
Mar
11
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Build your own package to experience the shows YOU want — at a discount! Choose from shows marked with the Bundle & Save icon, listed below. Then use code BUNDLE at check-out to save 10% with tickets to 3 or more eligible events.

Use the right arrow to scroll through eligible shows. Not sure which shows are eligible for Bundle & Save? The Z box office staff is happy to help!

Please note: discounts are not available on VIP tickets or tickets under $25.

Not sure which shows are eligible? The Z box office staff is happy to help.

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Sunday
3:00 pm
February
19
Sun
3:00 pm
Feb
19
 presents

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Brothers on the Battlefield: The Power of Love

Friday
8:00 pm
March
3
Fri
8:00 pm
Mar
3
 presents

Classic Albums Live Pink Floyd

Classic Albums Live performs

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday
8:00 pm
March
4
Sat
8:00 pm
Mar
4
 presents

Ireland with Michael Londra

Ireland with Michael Londra

Sunday
3:00 pm
March
12
Sun
3:00 pm
Mar
12
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Bring a group of 10 or more to The Z and save! Groups enjoy discounts up to 20% off tickets to most shows and pay no order or processing fees.

10-14  = 10%
15-19  = 15%
20+  = 20%

PLUS! Earn one free ticket for every 20 tickets purchased for most shows. Special group rates for students are available for most shows.

Even if a show isn’t eligible for a group discount, the order and processing fees will be waived.

We’re here to help!

To reserve your seats, give us a call! Group discounts are not available online. Promotional posters and social media graphics are available on request. Recommendations for restaurants, accommodations, and cultural destinations happily offered.

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Director of Patron Experience
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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Sunday
3:00 pm
February
19
Sun
3:00 pm
Feb
19
 presents

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Brothers on the Battlefield: The Power of Love

Friday
8:00 pm
March
3
Fri
8:00 pm
Mar
3
 presents

Classic Albums Live Pink Floyd

Classic Albums Live performs

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday
8:00 pm
March
4
Sat
8:00 pm
Mar
4
 presents

Ireland with Michael Londra

Ireland with Michael Londra

Sunday
3:00 pm
March
12
Sun
3:00 pm
Mar
12
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— AGUSTINHO R.

When the curtain came down on performing arts in the spring of 2020, The Z was faced with an enormous challenge. Thanks to the generosity of our amazing community of supporters, The Z reopens its doors for the 2021/22 season.

That said, the road ahead is still uncertain. But we know we can navigate any challenge with your help.

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A Lifetime of Learning Through the Performing Arts

Performing arts education plays a vital role at The Z.

We believe the arts are an essential component of a well-rounded education.

From performances for grades Pre K-12 to life-long learning in our Creative Classroom, The Z uses the lens of performing arts to expand the hearts and minds of all ages.

As a place for learning at all ages, The Z offers:

• Classes in performing arts disciplines for many skill levels

• Pre K-12 performances

• Internships for teens

• In-school literacy projects

• Pre- and post-show discussions

For a full list and schedule, visit zeiterion.org/learn.

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Over the last 96 years, the Zeiterion Theatre has been a much-beloved place in New Bedford’s history. In 1923, the Zeitz brothers opened the Zeiterion as a grand Vaudeville house, with the vision of creating a “palace for the people.” At the time, the Zeiterion was one of nearly twenty theaters operating in the city of New Bedford. Shortly after opening, it transitioned to a movie house, and was renamed “The State Theatre.” Countless memories were made as the theater hosted opening nights for films such as “Moby Dick” and “Down to the Sea in Ships.” As time passed and people began seeking their entertainment elsewhere, the theatre fell dark and faced an uncertain future. Thanks to some visionary leaders, organizations like WHALE, and the support of this community, the Zeiterion was saved from the wrecking ball. In 1982, the Zeiterion Theatre was restored and reborn as a non-profit performing arts center, fondly called “The Z.” Today, The Z is a thriving home for live music, dance, theater, and film. It is a beacon for some of the best and brightest artists from around the world, exposing audiences of all ages to the power of the performing arts. Once one of many, The Z is now the last operating theater serving the city and a treasured landmark in downtown New Bedford. With the continued support of the community, The Z will remain at the center of cultural activity, entertaining and inspiring audiences for generations to come.

THANK YOU FOR BEING PART OF THE Z’S STORY.

Team

The Zeiteiron Staff

Rosemary

 

Gill

she/her

President/CEO

rgill@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 121

Aymee

 

Baker

she/her

Bar & Concessions Manager

Paula

 

Cardoso

she/her

Associate Director of Sales

pcardoso@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 132

Jason

 

Choquette

Director of Production

jchoquette@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 128

Brad

 

Costa

he/him

Lead Graphic Designer

bcosta@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 145

Luis

 

Demetrio

he/him

Custodian

Jessa

 

Goselin

they/them

Box Office Associate

jgoselin@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 151

Emily

 

Hatstat

she/her

Production Manager

ehatstat@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 117

Gwendolyn

 

Laws

they/them

Graphic Designer

glaws@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 153

Eevee

 

Martin

they/them

Facilities Custodian

Molly

 

McCarthy

she/her

Associate Director of Development

mmccarthy@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 143

Nicole Downing

 

Merusi

she/her

Vice President of Strategic Advancement

nmerusi@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 111

Greg

 

Morton

he/him

Programming Associate

gmorton@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 125

Sarah

 

Mulvey

she/her

Box Office Manager

smulvey@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 116

Penny

 

Pimentel

she/her

Senior Director of Marketing & Communications

ppimentel@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 127

Maria

 

Poulos

she/her

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications

mpoulos@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 146

Clarissa

 

Pungowiyi

she/her

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

cpungowiyi@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 112

S.Matt

 

Read

he/him

Development Coordinator

smread@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 144

Lindsey

 

Roy

she/her

Staff Accountant

lroy@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 120

Dori

 

Rubbicco

she/her

Director of Patron Experience

drubbicco@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 Ext. 123

T. Blair

 

Taylor

she/her

Director of Education and Community

btaylor@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 129

Jill

 

Woodcome

she/her

Director of Human Resources

jwoodcome@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 122

Emma

 

York

she/her

Associate Director of Education & Community

eyork@zeiterion.org

(508) 997-5664 EXT. 154