Kovalchick Complex Announces 2017–18 Season “LIVE on Pratt”

Posted on 8/21/2017 10:17:52 AM

Laugh, dance, sing along, and more with the 2017–18 events coming to the Toretti Auditorium in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex this season for LIVE on Pratt, presented by Indiana First Bank. The season will bring a wide genre of shows in an intimate small theater setting.  The nine-show series—featuring legendary musical acts, comedy, and the only magician in history to win a live magic show competition—is sure to attract local, regional, and national attention. 

The Best of Second City

  • Friday, September 15

The Second City, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy, will perform “The Best of Second City” on Friday, September 15, 2017. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from the Second City’s 55-year history, made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, and more—as well as their trademark improvisation. (Mature themes )

Rumours, the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute 

  • Friday, September 29

Rumours, the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, has meticulously put together a show that spares no detail. From period-accurate equipment and costume to spot-on characterizations and musical performances, Rumours takes you back to a time when music was still an unbridled cultural experience and bands weren’t afraid to put on a show. Relive the rock and roll magic on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Jim Brickman’s Pure Piano

  • Friday, October 27

Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 number one albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in Billboard Magazine. Jim Brickman’s Pure Piano plays the Torretti Auditorium Friday, October 27, 2017.

Strictly Sinatra Tribute

  • Saturday, November 4

Frank Sinatra’s finest interpreter, Michael Dutra, will bring his Strictly Sinatra Tribute to the Toretti Auditorium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Since 2002 he has been performing his tribute show all over the United States. Wearing Sinatra’s signature fedora, bathed in expressive stage lighting, and singing his heart out at a vintage microphone, Dutra brings a luxurious, supper-club elegance to Indiana for one night.

Judy Collins

  • Wednesday, January 31

The award-winning singer/songwriter Judy Collins has inspired audiences with her sublime vocals and boldly vulnerable personal life triumphs for decades. Collins is known for her imaginative interpretation of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions. Her stunning rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” from her landmark 1967 album Wildflowers has been entered into the Grammy Hall of fame. Judy Collins will surely dazzle and inspire the community when she plays the auditorium on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Dublin Irish Dance

  • Monday, February 5

Dublin Irish Dance is a dance troupe of world champion Irish step dancers together with a sensational, eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. Dublin Irish Dance is an exhilarating company whose members have performed throughout the world with Riverdance, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, and Celtic Woman. Experience the all-star cast on Monday, February 5, 2018.

100 Years of Broadway

  • Saturday, February 10

Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed 100 Years of Broadway, a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows, features a dazzling cast of Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band. 100 Years of Broadways recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century, featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Jekyll & Hyde. The Broadway classics will come to life on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Menopause, the Musical

  • Saturday, March 10

Menopause, the Musical is a hilarious musical parody staged to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. This musical has kept millions of women worldwide laughing for 14 years! Set in a department store, four women with seemingly nothing in common but a black lace bra on sale come to find they have more to share than they ever imagined. The cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats, and chocolate binges. Join the sisterhood on Saturday, March 10, 2018, with two show times at 2:30 and 8:00 pm.

Mike Super

  • Saturday, March 24

Mike Super is the only magician in history to win a live magic show competition on primetime US network television. He has astonished millions of people with his craft, including the Hollywood elite. Mike has earned many prestigious awards, including Entertainer of the Year, Best Performing Artist of the Year, and voted America’s Favorite Mystifier and the winner of NBC’s hit TV show, Phenomenon. His show is sure to appeal to both young and old. Mike will fascinate the crowd on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

Season Subscriptions

Season subscription packages are now available! 3-Pak subscriptions begin at $60, and purchasers will receive special perks, including reserved parking and pre-sale and discounted ticket offers to other events at the Kovalchick Complex. Single show tickets will go on sale in the coming weeks. Purchase a 3-Pak subscription today online at IUPtix.com, by phone at 1-800-514-3849, or at the KCAC Box Office.