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BRAVO Performing Arts

Tickets & Information: 253-931-3043
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM

Purchase several performances together and you are eligible for a discount; for details and an order form, view ticket and ordering information.

Many of the performances sell out, we recommend pre-purchasing your tickets to a performance. Seating at the Auburn Avenue Theater is on a first come, first served basis. Most shows at the Auburn Performing Arts Center are reserved seating. The venues open one hour prior to the start of a show for box office ticket sales and 30 minutes prior to the start of a show for seating.bravo1617

Rental Information: If you are interested in renting The Ave for your live performance or event, please contact Jim Kleinbeck, Theater Operations Specialist, at 253-833-5678 to schedule an appointment.

Location and Directions:
Auburn Ave Theater | 10 Auburn Avenue, Auburn, WA | Map itExternal link
Auburn Performing Arts Center | 702 4th Street NE | Parking Information & Directionslinks to external site

Upcoming Performances:

Show information

elvis concertFriday, December 2, 2016, 7:30 PM

SHOW IS SOLD OUT! 

Danny Vernon - An Inspirational Christmas with Elvis
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue 

Elvis Presley's voice, soul and presence would always cut through the deepest of scratched RCA records. This is what Danny Vernon found at a very early age when he began singing along with his Father's discarded albums unaware of Presley's vast impact in American culture. With a devout passion, Danny would sing and dance along with the King's music trusting that one day he would be recapturing his own "Illusion of Elvis" show on stage. Join Danny has he presents classic Elvis along with some great traditional Christmas selections as well.

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 6:30 PM

Yule Be Rockin' - A Family Holiday Concert
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue 

"Yule Be Rockin' is a family holiday concert performed by Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies.  

Tickets: $8 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

concertSunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 PM

NO MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE 

Red, White and Blue Holiday Concert
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th ST NE

Sing in the holidays with this annual free community concert performed by the 133rd Army Band of the Washington National Guard. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this festive and rousing concert of patriotic music honoring our troops, together with all of your favorite holiday music and carols.  Tickets are free, but required for admission and will be available for pick-up beginning November 1. Limit 6 per family.   

concertTuesday, December 13, 2016, 7:00 PM

Close To You - Carpenters Christmas
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

While The Carpenters are known for over a dozen chart topping hits, they also won over their fans with their Christmas celebrations. Singer and playwright Lisa Rock and her 6-piece backing band are keeping The Carpenters’ holiday traditions alive and bringing their unforgettable Christmas songs to the stage. Based on the music of The Carpenters’ two holiday albums and Christmas variety shows, A Carpenters Christmas and featuring “Merry Christmas Darling” and the jazzy “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” it’s a holiday concert that spreads joy and cheer to all.  

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

musicalDecember 10, 11, 17, 18, 2016, 2:00 PM
December 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2016, 7:00 PM

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Based on the classic movie, the Auburn Community Players bring this Broadway musical to the stage. Set in the 1940s, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts—an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. All the iconic scenes from the movie are here: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit; the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit; the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others.

Tickets: Pre-sale $15 regular; $13 student/senior. At the Door $20 regular; $18 student/senior.
Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

monthlymarqueeimageFriday, January 20, 2017, 7:30 PM

Comedy at the Ave.
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians will work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

Tickets: $18 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

avekidsSaturday, January 28, 2017, 2:00 PM

JuggleMania
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

JuggleMania is catching. Rhys Thomas has it and uses his condition to make crockery fly and knives dance. Accompanied by STUNTEDDY (his bear-devil buddy) and some audience volunteers, Rhys will amaze and amuse with a unique blend of hilarity and dexterity.

Tickets: $8 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

tributeSaturday, January 28, 2017, 7:30 PM

Ted Vigil - A John Denver Tribute
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Ted Vigil is a singer, songwriter and John Denver tribute artist extraordinaire. He has wowed crowds, sells out theaters nationwide and has played twice for John Denver's own "Windstar Foundation" in Aspen, CO. Joining him on stage are a group of professional musicians and the very talented singer Amanda Bacon. Join us as Ted performs many of the hits of John Denver’s Greatest hits.  

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

apacThursday, February 2, 2017, 7:00 PM

BYU - Living Legends
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th ST NE

Celebrating the native cultural heritage of North and South America and the South Pacific, Living Legends presents a vibrant spectacle of energy, music, costume, and dance. As they take the stage, talented performers of native descent capture the rhythms of Polynesia, portray the fascinating legends of Native American people, and dazzle the senses with the energy of Latin America. Both the lavish costumes and the intricate choreography are authentic representations of the showcase cultures.

Tickets: $23 regular; $20 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets

tributeSaturday, February 4, 2017, 7:30 PM

Kalimba - A Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire is considered by some as being the best Tribute to Earth Wind and Fire in the country. Based out of the Pacific Northwest, Kalimba’s has been together since 2011 spawning from the dream of Lead Vocalist, Thomas "Chazz" Smith. Kalimba has evolved to a 10 piece group with full horn section, performing the hits of Earth Wind and Fire.

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

monthlymarqueeimageFriday, February 10, 2017, 7:30 PM

Comedy at the Ave.
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians will work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

Tickets: $18 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

apacSaturday, February 11, 2017, 7:30 PM

Artrageous!
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th ST NE

Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette that also mixes captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience interaction Artrageous takes you on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity and fun! The Artrageous troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings. The result? A one of a kind crossover experience! The signature of the Artrageous Troupe is interaction and engagement, so be prepared to be a part of the show!

Tickets: $25 regular; $22 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

concertSaturday, February 18, 2017, 7:30 PM

Duetto
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

A beautiful combination of two rich and vibrant voices. The full sound of this duo echoes throughout each hall like a brilliant light expressing love, longing, and friendship.  Both the operatic and popular numbers bring the audience to their feet again and again. Victoria Robertson and Bernardo Bermudez team up with their friend and amazing pianist, Vernon Snyder, to complete this fun filled, elegant, and inspiring act.  

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 2:00 PM

Laughra Cadabra - Magic Meets Comedy
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

A family show that mixes magic, music and lots of audience interaction everyone one will enjoy!

Tickets: $8 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

tributeSaturday, February 25, 2017, 7:30 PM

The Jethro Tull Experience
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Multi-instrumentalist Paul Forrest has entertained audiences in the U.K. and Europe with his Jethro Tull tribute band for years. Now he brings his amazing musical experience to America. Backed by incredible musicians, Paul recreates the sights and sounds of Jethro Tull bringing Ian Anderson to life while thoroughly entertaining the audience.

Tickets: $17 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

monthlymarqueeimageFriday, March 10, 2017, 7:30 PM

Comedy at the Ave.
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians will work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

Tickets: $18 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

wolfSaturday, March 11, 2017, 2:00 PM

The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Storybook Theater brings this truth-telling tale to life on stage. Shepherd-boy Sam is tired of watching sheep all day, and wants some excitement in his life. One day, he decides to shake things up by yelling "Help-a wolf!" just for fun. The villagers come running, only to discover that Sam has pulled the wool over their eyes.

Tickets: $8 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

 

showgirlSaturday, March 11, 2017, 7:30 PM

Suburban Showgirl
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

This inspirational one woman tour de force was written by and stars Palmer Davis. Davis' Wendy Walker, a professional dancer, wife and mother of two, discovers that life hasn't turned out quite the way she had hoped. Twenty interesting characters dance their way into your hearts as Wendy Walker discover unexpected joys and the courage to carry on.

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

celticFriday, March 17, 2017, 7:30 PM

The Gothard Sisters
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Since forming as a Celtic band in 2006, The Gothard Sisters  who are truly sisters  have become internationally recognized as multi-instrumentalist Celtic-influenced folk musicians, songwriters, and performers. Join them to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the theater for a great evening of dancing, singing and incredible entertainment.

Tickets: $23 regular; $20 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

monthlymarqueeimageFriday, April 7, 2017, 7:30 PM

Comedy at the Ave.
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians will work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

Tickets: $18 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

taiko sjSaturday, April 8, 2017, 7:30 PM

San Jose Taiko
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th ST NE

San Jose Taiko has mesmerized audiences and critics alike with the powerful, spellbinding and propulsive sounds of Taiko, the Japanese drum. Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, company performers express the beauty and harmony of the human spirit through the voice of the Taiko as they strive to create new dimensions in music and movement.

Tickets: $25 regular; $22 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

April 22 & 23, 2017, 2:00 PM
April 21 & 22, 2017, 7:00 PM

James and the Giant Peach
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Brought to life on stage by the AveKids Theater camp participants, James & The Giant Peach will delight all ages. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, which rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way. 

Tickets: $10 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:30 PM

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder Tribute
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Los Angeles/Las Vegas-based entertainer Sheldon Craig brings his new salute to the music of Stevie Wonder to the stage. Backed by the 9-piece Purple Phoenix Rock Band and two back-up vocalists, Craig will perform such popular hits as "For Once in My Life ", "Isnt She Lovely ", "You are the Sunshine of My Life ", and the title song "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" among several others. 

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

trashFriday, May 5, 2017, 7:30 PM

Vocal Trash
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Described as, Glee Meets Stomp, Vocal Trash asks you to recycle your imagination as their urban themed Broadway style production delights audiences with a thrilling yet heartwarming experience. The show - world class singing, one of a kind instrumentation, light hearted comedy and award winning break-dancing. Vocal Trash tours globally on a relentless pursuit to bring people together utilizing the universal language of song and dance.

Tickets: $23 regular; $20 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

amanda baconSaturday, May 6 , 2017, 7:30 PM

Patsy Cline Tribute
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Amanda Lynn Bacon has been singing for audiences all over the US and Canada since the age of two. You may recognize Amanda as Ted Vigil's incredibly talented back-up singer. She finally has a show of her own paying tribute to one of the pioneers of the country music industry, Patsy Cline. Join Amanda and her band as they do some of  Patsy's greatest hits, "Walkin' After Midnight," "I Fall to Pieces," "Sweet Dreams," and "Crazy." is is sure to be a great night of music.

Tickets: $20 regular; $18 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

monthlymarqueeimageFriday, May 12, 2017, 7:30 PM

Comedy at the Ave.
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians will work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

Tickets: $18 regular; $15 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.  

avekidsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 PM

A Little Mermaid
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Life underwater isn't easy for Sirena, a little mermaid who dreams of running and dancing. In this StoryBook version of Andersons classic, the audience decides whether Sirena should keep her legs or high-tail it back to sea.

Tickets: $8 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

actpJune 4, 11, 18, 2017, 2:00 PM
June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 2017, 7:00 PM

Hairspray
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire  to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do!

Tickets: $15 regular; $13 student/senior (At the door $20/$18). Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.