2023-24 Mainstage Series

It's all happening at Hatfield Hall!

Scene from Phantom of the Opera at Rose-Hulman's Hatfield Hall.

We have another great season in store for you!

!Whose live anyways cast

Whose Live Anyway?

Sunday, September 17, 2023
7: 30 pm

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well as some exciting new ones, featuring musical direction by Bob Derkach. All ages are welcome, but please note that some “PG-13” language will be used during the performance.

!VOCES8 lineup


Thursday, October 26, 2023
7:30 PM

The 2023 Grammy-nominated British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is proud to inspire people through music and share the joy of singing. Touring globally, the group performs an extensive repertory both in its a cappella concerts and in collaborations with leading musicians, orchestras, conductors and soloists. Versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression are central to the ensemble’s performance and education ethos which is shared both online and in person. VOCES8 is passionate about music education and is the flagship ensemble of the VOCES8 Foundation which actively promotes ‘Music Education For All’, reaching up to 40,000 people a year.

!The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: The Nutcracker

The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: The Nutcracker

Thursday, November 16, 2023
7:30 PM

‘Tis the season for making special memories with your family! Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, The Nutcracker will fill you with the holiday spirit. Starring the acclaimed State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, this treasured fairytale follows a young girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, and an army of mice. Tchaikovsky’s beloved score is full of instantly recognizable holiday music, including “Waltz of the Flowers,”  “Waltz of the Snowflakes,” and more.

With a company of over 55 dancers, the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine have drawn critical acclaim in performances throughout Europe, India, and Africa. The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine’s The Nutcracker is sure to make some magical memories this holiday season!

!Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Friday, December 22, 2023
7:30 PM

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 35 years!  Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. The program celebrates the group’s recent anniversary of 35 years since the first Christmas album and over 40 years since the first Fresh Aire album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

!Napoleon Dynamite Live!

Napoleon Dynamite Live!

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
7:30 PM

The beloved indie classic "Napoleon Dynamite" was released 20 years ago. Since then, much has changed; but the characters, as enduring as they are endearing, stay in our hearts. Appealing to the   inner teenager in each of us, the story, and more importantly, the dialogue, makes “Napoleon Dynamite” one of the most quoted movies of our time. Napoleon Dynamite makes us laugh - and laugh hard - over and over again.

This unique evening includes a full screening of "Napoleon Dynamite" followed by a lively, freewheeling discussion with fan-favorite cast members; Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), and Efren Ramirez (Pedro). The live show – perfect for the whole family -- is a wild and hysterical blend of Q&A, comedy improv, game show, and party, with plenty of audience participation. Come join the fun and help celebrate this wonderful movie classic!

!The Peking Acrobats

The Peking Acrobats

Saturday, April 13, 2024 (RESCHEDULED from 2/10/2024)
7:30 PM

For the last thirty-two years, THE PEKING ACROBATS have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. THE PEKING ACROBATS are often accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments; the time-honored Chinese music coalesces with high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, creating an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.

!Drum Tao

Drum Tao

Friday, March 15, 2024
7:30 PM

DRUM TAO’s pulse-pounding performances blend highly physical, large-scale drumming with precision choreography, dazzling costumes, and dramatic, innovative stage design. DRUM TAO’s modern, high-energy performances, showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming, have transfixed audiences across the globe. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of DRUM TAO create an energetic and unforgettable production filled with spectacular modern effects that keep audiences of the edge of their seats.

!Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Saturday, April 20, 2024
7:30 PM

As soon as The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain walk on stage you are in safe hands. Witty, quirky and irreverant -praised by Bowie and Eno, promoted by the BBC and raved about by the New York Times,        you can expect “an evening of sheer entertainment” from this eccentric group of seasoned performers.   Playful, virtuosic and wickedly amusing, both fun and actually funny, these genre-bending rebels have    lasted longer than Led Zeppelin, played more gigs than the Rolling Stones, and rocked harder than     Dwayne Johnson.

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