Arts & Music briefly

Norman Foote Courtesy Blackfoot PAC

Beatles vs. Stones Courtesy photo

Steven Page Courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

Beatles vs. Stones tribute show to play Colonial

Two of the biggest names in rock-and-roll will square off at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Colonial Theater.

The Beatles, represented by the tribute band Abbey Road, and The Rolling Stones, represented by tribute band Satisfaction, will showcase the groups’ many hits in “Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown.”

Tickets range from $26 to $46 and may be purchased online at idahofallsarts.org, by phone at 208-522-0471 or at the Theater Box Office, 450 A St.

Steven Page and the Art of Time

Former Barenaked Ladies founder and front man will bring a new band to Idaho Falls next week.

Steven Page, who led the Barenaked Ladies to prominence in the United States in the late-1990s, is now part of Steven Page and the Art of Time. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Colonial Theater.

An Idaho Falls Arts Council news release said Page’s new collaboration will feature songs by Leonard Cohen, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, Barenaked Ladies, and more.

“Steven Page has been one of my favorite musicians for years,” Brandi Newton, Executive Director of the Idaho Falls Arts Council, said in a news release. “I followed his work with the Barenaked Ladies and his solo work and I’m so excited to have him in our theater and sharing his incredible voice with Idaho Falls. This is not a show to miss.”

Tickets are $30-45 and are available through the Idaho Falls Arts Council at 208-522-0471 or online at idahofallsarts.org.

Children’s entertainer to perform in Blackfoot

Award-winning children’s entertainer Norman Foote, with help from fourth- and fifth-graders from Stoddard Elementary School, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center.

Foote, a former winner of the Juno Award (Canadian Grammy), uses his comedy, music and ventriloquism to keep families laughing.

“What makes Norman Foote so great is his ability to find subject matter that challenges and engages his audience — both young and old,” a Blackfoot PAC release said. “He puts his theatrical and comedic talents to use as he weaves stories and paints musical imagery that audiences respond to immediately.”

Tickets range from $5 to $20 and are available at blackfootpac.com. Children under 6 will be admitted free in the general seating. For more information on Foote visit normanfoote.com.

Rexburg theater to perform ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

The Rexburg Community Theatre have scheduled auditions for this summer’s performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

This is the 50th anniversary of the show, which was the first musical performed by Rexburg Community Theatre.

Auditions are scheduled for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 14-16, with callbacks scheduled for March 17. More information is available at rctheatre.org.

The show performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. June 22, June 23 and June 25, along with a 2 p.m. performance June 23. All shows will be at the Madison Performing Arts Center at Madison High School in Rexburg.

Colonial to host ‘Golden Age of Broadway’

“The Golden Age of Broadway,” a show featuring music and lyrics from some of America’s top composers, takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Colonial Theater, 450 A St.

According to an Idaho Falls Arts Council description, the show honors the work of famous musicals “Guys and Dolls,” “My Fair Lady,” “Music Man” and “West Side Story.” The show features Broadway performers Michelle Knight and Patrick Ryan Sullivan accompanied by a four-piece orchestra.

Tickets start at $30 and are available at idahofallsarts.org, at the box office (498 A St.) or by calling 208-522-0471.

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