Wheeler announces return of ‘On the Rise’ series, Kathleen Madigan and magic show

Justin Willman

The Wheeler Opera Residence has declared two tumble live shows restarting its pre-pandemic “On the Rise” sequence together with December functions that includes comedian Kathleen Madigan and magician Justin Willman.

Nashville-centered indie-people band Birdtalker will headline an “On the Rise” show on the Wheeler’s key stage Friday, Oct. 22, adopted by singer-songwriter Susan Werner in the Vault lobby on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Tickets are $18 ($15 for Wheeler Wins customers).

Kathleen Madigan

Stand-up comic Madigan returns to the Wheeler on Dec. 18 ($35-$65). And Willman will perform his “Magic for People In Person” clearly show on Dec. 28 ($30-$40).

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 24 at 10 a.m. at the Wheeler Opera Household Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). Pre-sale for local Wheeler Wins customers started Tuesday.

“When I joined the Wheeler this earlier spring, I realized I experienced identified a special location with a focused staff that shares my enthusiasm for the arts,” mentioned Wheeler Govt Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson.

Peterson, who joined the theater in the spring, reported in the announcement that “many more” Wheeler-made exhibits are in the works for the upcoming nine months.

“We’ve all professional adjustments outdoors of our manage, but one factor has remained regular: our motivation to make remarkable and memorable encounters in this wonderful historic opera house,” Peterson stated in the announcement. “These 4 reveals, featuring music, magic, and comedy were being portion of prior seasons’ planning, and we know several of you have appeared ahead to these performances.”

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