Performing Arts

Irish Singer: Trudy Callaghan

When: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Black Earth Public Library

Trudy Callaghan is originally from Co. Meath in Ireland. She and her husband recently moved to Madison from Portland, Maine, to be closer to their son and his wife. Trudy sings traditional Irish & Scottish songs and accompanies herself on acoustic guitar. She also sings a capella songs in the Gaelic language. She will be discussing the history of October Bank Holiday that occurs on October 28, 2019 this year, in addition to her musical performance.

Hamilton Sing-Along

When: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: 
Verona Public Library

Join Hamilton Fans of all ages and sing along to the soundrack of the Hamilton musical. Snack provided; Hamilton-themed costumes encouraged.

The sing-along is open to all ages, but because of profanity used in the musical, anyone under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

 

Nutcracker Program

When: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:45pm
Where: 
Cambridge Community Library

This free program will include dancing, Nutcracker information, and a question and answer session.

If you would like to purchase a $4 noon lunch with CAP Actively Aging, please contact Jordan at 608-423-8045 or Nancy at 608-423-8142.

Upstage Stigma

When: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Where: 
Black Earth Public Library

UpStage Stigma is a medley of song, dance, theater, and other performances that link the challenges of mental illness to our universal experience and break the barriers of stigma through art, empathy, and advocacy. Now in its third year of annual productions featuring a wide range of performances, Upstage Stigma proudly brings a selection of these performances to the Sun Prairie Library! Please note: this program is intended for mature audiences. This program is part of the series, "What We Are Going Through: Listening to Mental Illness."

WI Dells Singers: A Ho-Chunk Nation Dance & Drum Group

When: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: 
Marshall Community Library

Learn about and celebrate a piece of Native American culture.

Members of the Ho-Chunk Nation Dance and Drum Group sing in the Ho-Chunk language to the steady beat of a large dance drum.

Elliott Funmaker Sr. will talk about the songs, drum, and traditional clothing that are part of their performance.

Questions encouraged afterwards.

Old Befana - A Magical Holiday Musical!

When: 
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
Where: 
DeForest Public Library (Community Room)

Celebrate the season with Ken Lonnquist and company's adaptation of the ancient Yuletide tale. It delights audiences with an uplifting and inclusive message of hope for peace.

Hearing that a special child is coming to make the world a better place, Old Befana begins a search which continues to this day during the holiday season. She doesn’t know whether the child she seeks is rich or poor, black or white, a boy or a girl.

Upstage Stigma

When: 
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 1:00pm
Where: 
Madison Public Library-- Central branch

UpStage Stigma is a medley of song, dance, theater, and other performances that link the challenges of mental illness to our universal experience and break the barriers of stigma through art, empathy, and advocacy. Now in its third year of annual productions featuring a wide range of performances, Upstage Stigma proudly brings a selection of these performances to the Sun Prairie Library! Please note: this program is intended for mature audiences. This program is part of the series, "What We Are Going Through: Listening to Mental Illness."