Monday, February 29, 2016

"An Evening With Mark Twain" Comes to Denison, IA

Jim Waddell as Mark Twain

Performance part of Donna Reed Foundation's "American Icon Series"

One of America’s most beloved storytellers, Mark Twain, comes to the Donna Reed Theater in Denison, Iowa at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 12th, in the person of JimWaddell from Hannibal, Missouri.

Waddell has portrayed Twain for over 30 years in the author’s boyhood hometown, weaving yarns first spun by the creator of some of our most treasured literature.

“We are truly fortunate to have Mr. Waddell in Denison to portray Mark Twain,” said Tim Tracy, coordinator of the Donna Reed Foundation’s “American Icon Series. “To see his show you would have to travel to the Mark Twain Cave's, Cave Hollow Complex in Hannibal, Missouri where he performs daily. This will be a rare performance for Jim outside of Hannibal.”

Tickets for “An Evening With Mark Twain” are $20.00 and can be obtained by calling the Donna Reed Theater in Denison, Iowa at 712-263-3334 or by e-mail at Student tickets are available for $5.00 each. The Donna Reed Theater is located at 1305 Broadway in uptown Denison, Iowa.  

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Tonic Sol Fa returns to Denison IA

Talented a cappella group will appear at Donna Reed Theatre

TonicSol Fa, a popular Minnesota-based a cappella group, will appear at the Donna Reed Theatre in Denison, Ia on Friday, April 8 for a 7:30 performance. Postponed from Friday, March 4.

The trio has established itself as the most in-demand vocal group in the Midwest and one of the most successful independent acts in America. The group has toured extensively throughout the US and abroad. In addition, CD sales of its own independent releases has passed the two million mark.

The group reached national prominence with appearances on NBC’s Today Show and in Newsweek magazine. Along the way, they shared the stage with a number of recognizable performers including Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy and Lonestar, and were recently part of Garrison Keillor’s 30th Anniversary celebration of A Prairie Home Companion. 

General admission tickets for the 7:30 pm performance are $20 for adults and $15 for under 18 years of age. They can be obtained by calling the Donna Reed Theater in Denison, Iowa at 712-263-3334 or by e-mail at The Donna Reed Theater is located at 1305 Broadway in uptown Denison, Iowa.