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Johnston Community College Performing Arts announces 25th Anniversary Concert Series

The Performing Arts at Johnston Community College is proud to announce the 25th Anniversary Concert Series line-up.  Season tickets are currently on sale and individual tickets will go on sale August 5th.  Tickets may be purchased by calling the JCC Box Office at (919) 209-2099 or by visiting<>.  Patrons wishing to purchase 3 or more shows may do so as season ticket holders.  Discounts are offered for 3+ shows, military personnel, students, and senior citizens and must be redeemed through the JCC Box Office.

Special Presentation:
45th Anniversary Celebration
September 13th, 2014 7pm

It's time to celebrate 45 years of excellence at Johnston Community College!  The Nu-Tones, Dr. David Johnson, Sandy Millard, Scott Johnson, The Hall Sisters and other special guests will perform a variety of hits from the late 60's and early 70's.    With a minimum $50 donation to the Performing Arts and the purchase of 3 different series shows you will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the 45th Anniversary Celebration Concert.  As a special 'thank you' for your support, you will also receive 2 tickets for The Foundation Donor Appreciation Dinner scheduled immediately prior to the show!  Just indicate your donation amount and 3 separate concert series shows on the ticket order form and your complimentary dinner and show tickets will be reserved for you.

An Evening with Molly Ringwald
September 19, 2014 7pm

Adult:  $25.00; Senior/Student/Military:$22.50; ALL at-door:$27.50

Molly Ringwald acts, writes books, and sings jazz. She tours a crowd pleasing concert act "An Evening with Molly Ringwald" to venues Worldwide. Since her debut Jazz album on Concord Records dropped in April 2013. Ringwald and her band have performed over 140 concerts in four countries since its release.

An actress of stage and screen, Ringwald earned a Golden Globe nomination at age thirteen, and went on to star in numerous films, including the iconic films Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. On stage, Ringwald starred in Broadway productions of the Pulitzer Prize winning How I Learned to Drive; the revival of Cabaret; Tony-nominated Enchanted April and the West End production of When Harry Met Sally. Ms. Ringwald is now celebrating her first jazz album called "Except Sometimes".
Annie Moses Band with The Hall Sisters
October 11, 2014 7pm

Adult: $22.50; Senior/Student/Military: $20.00; ALL at-door: $25.00

The Annie Moses Band has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the nation and around the world with a captivating indie ensemble of six instrumentalists and vocalists.  Their cutting edge sound fuses Americana roots, folk rock, and jazz in stunning performances that feature strings, keyboards, guitar, and rhythm  combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.

The Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS (1200+ hours) and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry.  The members of the Band are also family.  Veteran composer, Bill Wolaver, weaves musical styles together into cinematic arrangements while the virtuosic siblings bring Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making.

The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs.  This is outstanding music.
Emile Pandolfi in Concert with Special Guest Vocalist Dana Russell
Friday, January 23, 2015 7pm

Adult:  $22.50; Senior/Student/Military: $20.00; ALL at-door: $25.00
Concerts by pianist Emile Pandolfi feature lush arrangements of time-honored popular standards and Broadway hits, seasoned with a dash of well-known classical favorites and fresh, just-discovered gems. Whether it's his year-round concert evening or his expertly crafted holiday show, the night is far from a straight-laced piano "recital." Count on his trademark quips of humor & comedy to find their way into the musical mix, and lovely guest vocalist Dana Russell adds a delicious and impressive bonus to a truly magical recipe. It's a perfect platter of musical entertainment and has made Pandolfi a favorite from coast to coast.
With a discography of 30+ recordings and album sales in the millions, the popular concert artist has a loyal and well-networked fan base who travel miles to enjoy his live performances. Sales of Pandolfi's recording By Request alone have surpassed 600,000 copies. Satisfied, applauding patrons and invitations to return have become a standard accompaniment. An Evening with Emile Pandolfi- is a guaranteed 88 keys of total joy.
Charlotte's Web
Saturday, March 7, 2015 1pm

Adult: $12.50; Senior/Student/Military: $10.00; ALL at-door:$15.00

Theatreworks' production of Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle." Spinning the words "Some Pig" in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig, but ensures his place on the farm forever. This treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship.