News From The Matthews

“The Phantom” is back at The Matthews this summer!

  Is The Matthews haunted? This has been the question for generations. Summer in the Black Hills is the best. With the return of the comedy melodrama, “The Phantom of The Matthews Opera House,” new traditions for friends and family are created.  This…

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“The Phantom” is back at The Matthews this summer!

Is The Matthews haunted? This has been the question for generations. Summer in the Black Hills is the best. With the return of the comedy melodrama, “The Phantom of The Matthews Opera House,” new traditions for friends and family are created.  This show…

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Children’s Theater presents “High School Musical, Jr.”

Children’s Theater in its 10th season Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life on The Matthews’ stage in Disney’s “High School Musical JR.” Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extra-curricular activities.

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Talbot and Holzer concert on SDPB TV May 27

Heads up, everyone.  Set your DVR “No Cover, No Minimum” on SDPB TV is broadcasting the Nov. 2015 Billy Talbot and Ryan Holzer concert at The Matthews. The show is scheduled at 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT.  SDPB TV Promo…

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June 2017: ArtCentral is working on Linking …

ArtCentral is working on Linking Fences and Painted Crosswalks

By Elizabeth Freer
Matthews Opera House, ArtCentral Manager

Elizabeth Freer, ArtCentral Mgr.
ArtCentral is diving right in with exploring the creativity in our community. We are busy installing Linking Fences projects and preparing to paint a few crosswalks in town as well this summer.
We are excited to announce the selection of three artists through our Linking Fences “Call for Community Artists” process. Each artist will install artwork on Spearfish fences. Look forward to seeing more of our local artists work in our community this summer! 

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“High School Musical, JR” tickets on sale for its 10th year!

The 2017 Peanut Butter and Jelly production will be Disney’s “High School Musical, Jr.” Performances are June 23-25, 2017. Ann Froelich directs the play.  We’re all in this together in Disney Channel’s smash hit musical phenomenon featuring the students of East High. Tickets are available now. Buy online to get the best seats.

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Join Club Matthews and be part of 2017’s Jazz Sessions

2017 Jazz Sessions by Club Matthews – Inaugural Season!
A Jazz concert series featuring 4 jazz concerts…1 great price: March through December
Club Matthews is a new jazz series featuring four performances over the next year. The series highlights accomplished jazz performers from throughout our region in a setting evocative of the jazz clubs of the past century. Cabaret table seating available on the main floor invites a different audience experience than our standard theater seating. It’s a bit more intimate and elegant.

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May 2017: Exploring Ideas of Creativity

ArtCentral is Exploring ideas for Creativity

By Elizabeth Freer
Matthews Opera House, ArtCentral Manager

Elizabeth Freer, ArtCentral Mgr.
Do you think you are a creative person? Were you creative as a child? Have you ever built something without following directions? Improvised and found a solution? Fixed a computer or piece of equipment? Made up a joke? Explained a difficult concept to a child? Mowed the lawn this week in a different pattern than last week? Each requires creativity.
Creativity is not owned by artists, magicians or scientists; it belongs to all of us. My creativity and your creativity are so different that they possibly cannot be compared.

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