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We've got a great line-up of entertainment scheduled for our 2013-2014 season, plus some other shows coming up. Don't miss out on Butler's only performing arts series. We'll see you at the theater!


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2013-2014 Performing Arts Events

12 for 12 in our 2013-2014 Season!

The Performing Arts Series at the Succop Theater is ready for its 12th year with 12 events in the line up!

This season, you can purchase an "All Series Pass" to get your reserved seat for all 12 events saving 25% off of the regular ticket price!

You can also purchase our Performing Arts Mini Series, the Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series, or the Local Artist Series.


Purchase Series and Mini-Series Tickets Online


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Upcoming Shows at the Succop Theater

SRU Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert

Sunday, October 20, 2013 @ 2pm & 7:30pm


Tickets $5 students; $10 general

Tickets can be purchased online through the SRU Smith Student Center web site. or by calling 724-738-4926

Additionally, tickets are available for purchase at the box office one hour prior to performances (cash only).



Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series

Famous Finales - Any Last Words?

Friday, October 25, 2013 @ 8 PM


The Pittsburgh Philharmonic kicks off its season with Any Last Words?, an epic concert that explores the final works of composers in a genre, contemplative masterpieces that ask "what is it all about" and pieces about, you know, death. Don’t be fooled, this concert is full of wonderful music that will have you whistling with a lust for life with works from Wagner and Dvorak to Richard Rogers and John Williams!


Local Artists Mini-Series

Grand 'Ole Radio

Sunday, November 3 @ 2 PM

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Enjoy an evening of acoustic music from Rob and Tom as they perform songs from country greats like George Jones and Willie Nelson to the sounds of Neil Young and The Flying Burrito Brothers. Grand ‘Ole Radio takes the audience back to a simpler time and REAL country music!


Shrek The Musical

November 14, 15, 16, @ 7:30pm
November 17 @ 2:00pm


Shrek The Musical is based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, Music by Jeanine Tesori


All tickets: $15.00. Seats are not reserved

Tickets available at May's Music Shoppe. For more information call: 724.287.8362

Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series

Closing out the year with Holiday Pops!

Friday, December 6, 2013 @ 8 PM

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Returning to the Succop Theater for the 12th Annual Holiday Concert, The Pittsburgh Philharmonic will delight the audience with sounds of the season, including holiday favorites and carols to get everyone in the spirit of this most wonderful time of the year!



Local Artists Mini-Series

Arias in the Afternoon with Jessica Spafford

Sunday, February 2, 2014 @ 2 PM

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Chicora native Jessica Spafford is currently a full scholarship student at Duquesne University’s Mary Pappert School of Music after receiving a BA in Vocal Performance from Ohio Wesleyan University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. With many accolades and credentials to her resume, Jessica is currently cast in the role of Clothilde in Puccini’s Norma, which will be performed in Pittsburgh in November with the Undercroft Opera Company, and also the lead role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro to be performed in April 2014 with Duquesne University.


SRU Dance Theatre Winter Concerts

Making Our Move

Saturday, February 8, 2014 @ 2 PM and 6:30 PM


Nine junior and senior SRU dance students will premier exciting new dance works in multiple genres. Tickets are $5.50 for students, senior citizens, and children; $10.50 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased online through the SRU Smith Student Center webpage or by calling 724-738-4926. Additionally, tickets are available for purchase at the box office one hour prior to performances (cash only).


Performing Artists Mini-Series

A Valentine Affair

August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble

Friday, February 14, 2014 @ 8 PM

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August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble has been praised for “displaying stylistic versatility and extraordinary elan” (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review). Led by artistic director Greer Reed- Jones, the company works with renowned choreographers and a select group of dance artists and is fast becoming one of the premier contemporary dance companies in the country. Ticket buyers will receive a theater discount coupon for a Butler restaurant of your choice to make the most of an evening of romance!


The August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble is being reorganized under the direction of Greer-Reed and will perform at BC3 as scheduled.

Local Artists Mini-Series

Cellist Robin Hasenpflug with Shirley Yoo

Date and Time: To be determined.

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Robin Hasenpflug earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory. She has established her career on both sides of the Atlantic, performing with the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern Opera Orchestra in Kaiserslautern, Germany and the Neue Philharmonie in Frankfurt, Germany. She is presently a member of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and also performs with symphonies in Columbus, Wheeling and Erie in addition to many other professional engagements. Robin will be joined by Shirley Yoo, an accomplished pianist with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and is currently a professor and artist-inresidence at Mercyhurst University in Erie.


Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series

Encore! Save the Last Dance for Me!

Friday, March 21, 2014 @ 8 PM

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Like to Dance? Of course you do! The Pittsburgh Philharmonic presents some of the best dance tunes in classical music as Music Director Edward Leonard and the Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra’s own Maestro Pablo Ardiles duke it out as dueling conductors on this concert not to miss! Whether it’s a waltz, a tango, or a polka, this program will keep your feet tapping!


Performing Artists Mini-Series

The Fantasticks

Tuesday, March 25 @ 8 PM

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A legend in its own time, The Fantasticks is the longest running musical in history! A simple romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, their meddling fathers and the wall that divides them, The Fantasticks is crafted with charming simplicity, captivating music and whimsy. This timeless tale, presented in the popular Steampunk style of hit movies like Wild Wild West, The Golden Compass and Hugo, will ignite your imagination, delight your senses and leave you completely fulfilled. Whether you are revisiting this beloved musical or seeing it for the fi rst time, it guarantees entertainment!


Performing Artists Mini-Series

Folk Music with an Asian Twist

Friday, April 25 @ 8 PM

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AppalAsia combines the influences of Appalachian and Asian music traditions with original composition and inspired improvisation, creating a unique musical voice. Performing on erhu, dulcimer, banjo, and vocals, the musicians create a cross-cultural experience that draws on traditional Asian and Western folk music with an ear toward the future. "... immensely enjoyable ...evocative," Bob Studebaker, WDUQ, Pittsburgh. An everexpanding repertoire includes original music by members Sue Powers and Jeff Berman: Four Seasons (China); Soya/Angeline/Drinking Song (Mali/USA/Mongolia); and Pu An (China).


Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series

Beethoven’s Symphony #9

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 8 PM

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Need we say more? Come hear the most famous finale in all music as the Pittsburgh Philharmonic joins forces with the Westmoreland Choral Society for Beethoven’s ultimate choral symphony. Soloists include Thomas Octave and WQED’s own Anna Singer. Experience the rapture of the Ode to Joy in this monumental close to the Philharmonic’s 36th season!


Local Artists Mini-Series

The Occasional Divas

Sunday, June 1 @ 2 PM

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This Butler based group has been entertaining audiences since 2005 with their selection of popular songs, oldies and sacred music. From the beginning, the Divas have been a part of Butler’s New Year’s Eve celebration, Ring in the Arts, and they continue to fine tune their close harmonies and vocal sounds. Come enjoy original arrangements of some of the best selections from the Great American Songbook.



An Evening of One Act Plays

Thursday, July 17 @ 8 PM

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Retired Knoch High School English teacher, Don Orwald is the founder of the Orwald Arts Initiative. The Initiative raises money for Butler County Community College scholarships and presents "An Evening of One Act Plays," including Hammett and Hellman, Gypsies, Jews & a Note to Anne Frank and Monumental Men. Proceeds from this program will benefit the Mary Jo Mohn Scholarhip Fund. Reserved seat tickets are $15.00.


Contact The Box Office

Box Office:
Call 724.284.8505
toll free 888.826.2829 ext 8429


Contact The Succop Theater

Larry Stock
Theater Director
724.287.8711 ext. 8425



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