2019-20 Palladian Series Tickets On Sale This Week

Marty Stuart tickets available today beginning at 10 AM

Tickets go on sale this week to the five shows in The Clayton Center’s 2019-20 Palladian Series. Leading the way are single take sales for country music legend Marty Stuart. Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his iconic concept album The Pilgrim on Friday, October 4, at 8 PM.  

Tickets to the October 4 show go on sale to the general public today, Monday, August 12, at 10 AM.  

Tickets to the remaining shows in the season will be available beginning, Thursday, August 15, at 10 AM.  

These include an evening with American Idol top five finalist Melinda Doolittle on Friday, December 6. Next us are the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players with I’ve Got A Little Twist, on Friday, February 21. Songwriters Susan Werner and David Myles, appear together on Friday, March 20, and comedians Brad Upton and Don Friesen close the season on Saturday, April 18. All shows begin at 8 PM. 

Melinda Doolittle

In addition, The Clayton Center is presenting two exclusive engagements. Jazz vocalist Carol Sloane and accompanist Mike Renzi present Two For The Road on Friday, October 11. The Clayton Piano Festival will present Clayton at 150, celebrating the Town’s 150 birthday, on Saturday, November 9.  

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Help Us Celebrate Our New Season This Thursday

The Clayton Center’s fifth annual Palladian Series Preview and Presale party is this Thursday, August 8. A $10 ticket will buy you an evening out AND the chance to purchase individual tickets to shows in the season before they go on sale to the general public.

North Carolina duo Violet Bell will headline the event with a 7:30 PM concert.

Violet Bell weaves roots, soul, psychedelic and classical music into a lush, wild soundscape. On stage and in the studio, the North Carolina duo of Lizzy Ross (guitar, banjo, vocals) and Omar Ruiz-Lopez (violin, viola, cello, guitar, mandolin, vocals) share magnetic chemistry. The two have played more than 300 shows from Montreal to Miami in just over two years, honing the fiery intimacy of their live show and building a steadily growing fan base.

Tickets to Preview party are available here. Or, you can call or come by the box office. Tickets will be available at the door Thursday evening.

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Follow The Yellow Brick Road To See “The Wizard of Oz”

Walk into The Clayton Center on a weekday this summer, and you can hear the sounds of the classic musical The Wizard of Oz. The cast of Carolina Youth Theatre (formerly Clayton Youth Theater) is hard at work rehearsing for their upcoming production.

CYT presents The Wizard of Oz on Friday, July 26, at 7 PM; Saturday, July 27, at 2 PM; and Thursday through Saturday, August 1 through 3, at 7 PM.

The CYT production is based on the children’s book by L. Frank Baum and the classic 1939 film starring Judy Garland.

When a tornado whisks Dorothy over the rainbow to the land of Oz, the Kansas farm girl sets off on a magical journey that requires brains, heart and courage. With Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion by her side, Dorothy learns the importance of friendship and that there really is “no place like home.” 

Tickets for The Wizard of Oz are $15 for adults and $8 for students (18 & under), plus sales tax and fees. ​All seating is reserved. Tickets may be purchased through The Clayton Center Box Office in person or by phone at 919-553-1737, or online at theclaytoncenter.com.

Take a Stroll Down “Main Street, USA” with ATS&O

The Around the Town Singers & Orchestra take a stroll down Main Street, USA, on Friday, June 21, at 7 PM. This fun 90-minute show celebrates the return of Main Streets all over America and features music and dancing from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

ATS&O promises a special “show within a show” with some of the most toe-tapping hits to keep you singing along the entire time! Take a peek down Main Street Clayton with an amazing set that will allow the audience to become be a part of a unique experience! Tickets are $18, plus sales tax and fees, and group discounts are available.

For more information about ATS&O visit aroundtownsingers.org.

The Clayton Center & Town Facilities Closed On May 27

The Clayton Center and all Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. This includes Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Parks and Recreation‘s Clayton Community Center and Town Hall — including the Utilities & Billing department. Please join us in honoring those who have served.

We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 28. Box Office hours are 10 AM-noon and 1-5 PM.