Family Entertainment

The Family Entertainment Series features free performances in Smith-Wilkes Hall and select performances in the Amphitheater (see individual events for pricing). Kids 12 and under are always free. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. 

Events

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  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 05:00pm

    Ball in the House

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | This R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group debuts at Chautauqua to start our Family Entertainment Series off with smiles and song. Ball in the House performs about 200 shows a year and has opened for acts such as Jessica Simpson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson...



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 07:00pm

    Ball in the House

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | This R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group debuts at Chautauqua to start our Family Entertainment Series off with smiles and song. Ball in the House performs about 200 shows a year and has opened for acts such as Jessica Simpson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson...



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Saturday, July 06, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

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    Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™  in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, the thrilling tale is accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. 



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 09, 2019 | 05:00pm

    Dan Zanes + Claudia Eliaza

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Eliaza perform Dan’s greatest hits as well as folk and blues classics from their popular new songbook entitled Dan Zanes’ House Party!: A Family Roots Music Treasury



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 09, 2019 | 07:00pm

    Dan Zanes + Claudia Eliaza

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Eliaza perform Dan’s greatest hits as well as folk and blues classics from their popular new songbook entitled Dan Zanes’ House Party!: A Family Roots Music Treasury



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 05:00pm

    Chautauqua Opera: The Barber of Seville in California

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | 

    Performed in English and Spanish, Rossini’s beloved opera “The Barber of Seville” is given a new twist in Kristine McIntyre’s bilingual adaptation. Lindoro and Rosina must overcome their language barriers and outwit Rosina’s conspiring aunt in order to be together. Can the ever-present Figaro help love win the day?


    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 07:00pm

    Chautauqua Opera: The Barber of Seville in California

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | 

    Performed in English and Spanish, Rossini’s beloved opera “The Barber of Seville” is given a new twist in Kristine McIntyre’s bilingual adaptation. Lindoro and Rosina must overcome their language barriers and outwit Rosina’s conspiring aunt in order to be together. Can the ever-present Figaro help love win the day?


    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

     

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 07:30pm

    Jabali African Acrobats

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    Acrobatics, tumbling, a flaming limbo far, skip rope footwork and African drumming and dancing are just some of the electrifying feats that await you with Jabali African Acrobats. 



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 05:00pm

    Havana Hop: A Children’s Tale of Culture and Confidence

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice from her mother and mentors, Yeila begins her journey to find her roots in Cuba, get confidence along the journey, and be amazing.



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 07:00pm

    Havana Hop: A Children’s Tale of Culture and Confidence

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice from her mother and mentors, Yeila begins her journey to find her roots in Cuba, get confidence along the journey, and be amazing.



    Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, August 06, 2019 | 07:30pm

    Taikoza

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    Discover the wonderful world that Taikoza creates for audiences of all ages. Named for “taiko,” the ancient Japanese form of percussion involving large drums, this ensemble features rhythmic drumming, dramatic choreographed movements and a powerful connection between body and mind.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 07:30pm

    The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!

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    You've seen him on NBC, CBS and FOX and now is your chance to see him live! Illusionist Bill Blagg has been hailed by critics across the country for his unique style of magic and illusion.



    Location: Amphitheater