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Park City Institute announces Eccles Center 2014-15 schedule

by on September 7, 2014
Neil Gaiman appears April 18

Neil Gaiman appears April 18

Jane Lynch for New Year’s Eve? Cool. Marcia Ball and Elvin Bishop for Valentine’s Day? Pretty sweet. Sam Bush any day you can book him? You betcha.

The Park City Institute announced its lineup for this fall and winter, and it’s easy to see why PCI’s executive director Teri Orr called it the “most ambitious” slate in PCI’s history. The mix of music, dance and spoken word has a little something for all tastes, with shows running from November through April at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale to PCI members Monday, and to the general public Sept. 22.  There’s more information on how to get tickets, prices, etc., below, but first, this season’s stellar lineup:

Nov. 1–Witness Uganda, an award-winning musical headed to Broadway in 2015

Dec. 6–Disney’s Choo Choo Soul “with Genevieve!” is a music-based performance geared toward four- and five-year-olds, who will learn while they are entertained. 

Dec. 20–Parsons Dance Company is one of the hottest tickets in contemporary dance, with remarkable athleticism and fluid movements sure to thrill.

Dec. 30–Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk is basically an on-stage circus, completely on wheels. 

Dec. 31–Jane Lynch You know her for her comedic acting roles in Glee or The 40-Year-Old Virgin, but she can sing, too, making this night of comedy and cabaret a sure bet for New Year’s Eve.


Jan. 3–Keb’ Mo’ brings his smooth blues to town. 

Jan. 10–Green River Ordinance is a Texas-based quintet playing with classic pop-rock sounds.

Jan. 17–Aoife O’Donovan is the leader of bluegrass band Crooked Still, and she’s performed with the likes of Nickel Creek’s Chris Thile and Yo-Yo Ma. 

Feb. 7–MOMIX “Dreamcatcher” is the latest effort to combine dance and illusion from the noted dance troupe.

Feb. 14–Marcia Ball and Elvin Bishop will bring a dash of sultry blues for a romantic night out.

Feb. 21–Lucia Micarelli is a remarkable violinist capable of tackling any genre of music over the course of a show.

Feb. 28–Sam Bush is simply a musical tour de force, a mandolin player who is hard to top whether he’s playing traditional bluegrass or delving into rock.


March 8–L.A. Theatre Works “In the Heat of the Night” brings a classic American story to the Eccles stage. 

March 21–Suzanne Vega brings her blend of urbane edge and folk sounds to town for the first time in years.

April 4–Mummenschanz has brought its unique blend of mime and dance to audiences for 40 years.

April 11–Hot Sardines bring the jazz sounds of 1920s Paris to life. 

April 18–An Evening with Neil Gaiman features the noteworthy author telling tells and inspiring artists in the audience.

April 25–Alonzo King LINES Ballet brings a mixed repertory of performances to town to cap off the season.

Tickets and Season Punch Cards go on sales to Park City Institute members on September 8 and to the general public on September 22. Tickets may be purchased by calling 435-655-3114, online at or at the box office, which is located within The Eccles Center (1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City). Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; the Box Office is open from noon through show time on the day of a performance.


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