The Clayton Center annually presents a series of concerts and comedy shows that will entertain you and make you glad you came to See it LIVE! See our schedule of See It Live events below. Also, check here for a full list of all ticketed events scheduled at The Clayton Center and to purchase tickets.
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Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis, Starring Colin Mochrie & Asad Mecci, September 7, 2023, 8:00pm, $65, $52.50
The most interactive comedy show in the world, HYPROV (pronounced hip-rawv), comes to Clayton fresh off a run in Las Vegas. Created by improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" fame and co-star, world renowned hypnotist Asad Mecci, HYPROV has been called "hilarious and fascinating" and "catnip for those who relish spontaneity and informality." The live show combines hypnosis and improv — two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, skeptics, and everyone in between worldwide — for a totally unique comedy experience that The Times of London declared "a celebration of the human imagination."
The Collingsworth Family, September 22, 8:00pm, $65. $42.50
Experience inspirational Christian and Southern Gospel music at its finest with The Collingsworth Family. The group had its beginnings when they performed together as musicians for a Michigan church camp in 1986. Since then, Phil and Kim Collingsworth and their children Brooklyn, Courtney, Olivia and Phillip have taken their exciting ministry of music across the United States and around the world. Their performances are regularly featured on Gospel Music Television, the DayStar Television Network and in prime-time specials on the INSP Television Network. Regulars at Gaither Homecoming Concerts, the Collingsworth Family have appeared with the Gaithers at some of their largest venues in North America.
Twitty & Lynn: A Salute to Conway & Loretta, September 30, 7:00pm, $45
There's never been a more dynamic country music duo than Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn. And now, the torch has been passed to the next generation. Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty present a Salute to Conway and Loretta and deliver their grandparents’ super hits along with the stories behind the songs. Tayla will bring on the laughs and the tears as she reminisces about traveling on the road with her Memaw, while Trey’s smooth style and delivery will make you feel that his Poppy is right back on that stage. It's a tribute you don't want to miss.
Be "Amazed" when multi-award-winning country band, Lonestar, comes to Clayton! The band has been entertaining audiences for more than 30 years. In total, the band charted 10 No. 1 country hits, and in 1999-2000 were established as music’s preeminent pop-country band, thanks in large part to songs full of energy, creative lyrics and heartfelt messages – songs like “What About Now,” “Mr. Mom,” “I’m Already There,” and, of course, "Amazed."
The Second City: What the Elf?, December 2, 8:00pm, $35, $25
The Second City comedy troupe — the group that launched the careers of some of the greatest comedians of our time, celebrate the holiday season with their production of What the Elf? The Second City has been entertaining audiences for more than six decades and counts among its alumni Tina Fey, Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell, and Bill Murray, to name just a few. What the Elf?features a talented cast of improvisers who weave together a hilarious and heartwarming story that is sure to have you laughing your way through the show. Don't miss this humorous and irreverent take on the traditional Christmas tale. (Suggested for audiences 17+)
Animaniacs In Concert, February 9, 7:30pm, $40 Adults, $25 Youth
The most zany, animany and totally insany Animaniacs are back! Whether you are a fan of the beloved Warner Bros. animated series, or are meeting these characters for the first time, you are in for a treat as you get up close and personal with Rob Paulsen, original voice actor of Yakko, and Pinky from Pinky and the Brain, Maurice LaMarche, original voice actor for The Brain (also The Simpsons and Futurama), and Randy Rogel, Emmy Award-winning composer. Together they entertain audiences with comedy, animation, and an unforgettable playlist of hits performed live on stage.
Laugh along with Cathy Ladman, one of the country's top comedians. The comedy veteran relates her personal experiences with family, friends and other relations in her stories. She has appeared on "The Tonight Show" nine times but was also the only female comic to appear on the last two of Johnny Carson’s "Tonight Show Anniversary" shows. She’s made four appearances, thus far, on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," did her own HBO "One Night Stand" comedy special and was awarded the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand Up Comic.
Spend a nostalgic afternoon with one of Rock & Roll's founding vocal groups — The Drifters. The band has been entertaining audiences for decades with a long list of hits that include Up on the Roof. Under the Boardwalk. This Magic Moment. There Goes My Baby. Dance with Me. Spanish Harlem. Stand by Me... the list of goes on and on. The Drifters were the first musical group to sell 2 million records with their pop classic "Up On The Roof," and they were in the first class of Rock & Roll legends to be initiated into the Hall of Fame. Their classic tune "Under The Boardwalk" is the most played R & B record of all time. Don't miss this chance to see these legends live in concert.