Colin Quinn, Robert Irvine, THREE PHANTOMS and More Set for Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in 2014
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts rings in the New Year with performances in comedy, cooking, and music in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). The 2013-2014 season continues with a line-up of renowned comedians, including Colin Quinn's Unconstitutional (January 16), Larry the Cable Guy (January 29) and Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again (February 15). The star of TV's Restaurant: Impossible will cook up an entertaining evening in Robert Irvine Live! (January 17), while a legend of romance, Engelbert Humperdinck (February 9), and legends of rock, Chicago (February 11), perform just in time for Valentine's Day. Additionally, the 9th season of the Symphony Pops Series continues with Three Phantoms in Concert on February 23.
Since its reopening in August, after a $2.8 million renovation, the Ruth Finley Person Theater has showcased a variety of talent from Patti LaBelle to Lewis Black to Dave Chappelle to The Beach Boys. Tickets for 2014 performances are available at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707.546.3600, or in person at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts box office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).
JE Media presents
Psychic Medium John Edward
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. ? Tickets: $94/$74/$54
Tap into the afterlife with John Edward, who for 20 years has helped thousands with his uncanny ability to communicate with those who have died. Internationally renowned, Edward brings a fresh, honest and thought-provoking attitude to the world of psychic phenomena. Reserve your seats early for this very intimate evening which plays to sold out crowds year-after-year-it will leave you with a whole new outlook on life...and death!
Colin Quinn's Unconstitutional
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 8 p.m. ? Tickets: $37 ? East Auditorium
In his new solo show, popular stand-up comedian and "Saturday Night Live" veteran Colin Quinn tackles 226 years of American history in 70 hilarious minutes. Beginning with the U.S. Constitution's preamble and going through the various amendments, Quinn takes apart the individual freedoms granted in the four page (!) document and delves into such subjects as political correctness, class status and the judicial system. He also looks at the evolution of politics and political leaders, media outlets, popular celebrities, U.S. Presidents and why the Kardashians are the perfect embodiment of the American Dream.
Robert Irvine Live!
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8 p.m. ? Tickets: $55/$40
Part of the Bellwether Farms Culinary Series
Are you ready to experience the impossible? Join us for Robert Irvine LIVE-a high energy, multimedia and multi-sensory theatrical experience. Multiple cameras on the stage provide a close-up view of the master at his craft with music and video content combining seamlessly with cooking to provide an experience unlike any other. In each segment, Chef Irvine will face a new and unique culinary challenge in an interactive show that provides ample opportunities for audience participation while witnessing the challenging nature of Irvine's popular TV shows "Dinner: Impossible" and "Restaurant: Impossible."
Larry the Cable Guy
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. ? Tickets: $60
Multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country, Larry the Cable Guy returns to Santa Rosa for the first time since 2009! A multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country, Larry has his own line of merchandise and continues to sell out theatres and arenas across the United States. He has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry's signature catchphrase, and has donated more than 7 million dollars to various charities.