Event Categories

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Broadway and Blockbusters

The Gallo Center is presenting sensational Broadway events this season! Get ready for the explosive, unforgettable experience of STOMP; the inspiring true story of Carole King's rise to stardom in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical; the three-time Tony Award-winning musical Bandstand; the powerful re-invention of the beloved dance favorite Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show; the musical comedy where people come to get away from it all Jimmy Buffet's Escape to Margaritaville; You'll rock, laugh and party with the return of Blue Man Group; world famous singer, comedian, impressionist and ventriloquist Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment; the powerhouse group without limits THEPIANOGUYS; the amazing Tony Award-winning singer Lea Salonga, plus an evening with David Foster: The Hitman Tour with special guest Katharine McPhee!

Comedy

Since the Gallo Center began presenting comedy in 2009, starting off with Dana Carvey, numerous major name comedians have performed here—almost all selling out. This season will bring great comedy shows including Colin Mochrie presents Hyprov - Improv Under Hypnosis; Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live!; The America I Grew Up In Starring Jeff Allen; Napoleon Dynamite Live; San Francisco Comedy Competition; Lucas Bohn: Lesson Plans to Late Night; Jeanne Robertson; One Man Star Wars Trilogy, plus much more!

Dance

Dance lovers will love this season's events! Riverdance 25 the new 25th anniversary show is coming! The Tap Pack is a fusion of mind-blowing tap, smooth vocals & swinging jazz. Viva Momix returns with athletic dance and riveting music. Taj Express the Bollywood Musical Revue features the high energy celebration of India's pop culture. Ballet Folclórico Nacional de Máxico de Silvia Lozano. You can experience some of the most thrilling dancers in the world—not to mention the exciting performances from Modesto’s own Central West Ballet!

En Español

The robust Latino population in the San Joaquin Valley exerts a powerful influence on the Gallo Center for the Arts. From the greatest mariachi bands in the world, to the color and pageantry of the finest ballet folklórico companies, we’re proud to present them! This season we have Los Lobos; Corazón de Maná. Grupo Intocable is returning back by popular demand; Los Chicanos Del 512 - A Selena Tribute; comedian Frankie Quiñones; one of the world's most admired dance ensembles Ballet Folclórico Nacional de Máxico de Silvia Lozano, and more!

Family & Kids

The Gallo Center continues its tradition of providing diverse and thrilling family entertainment. This season features the magician who fooled Penn & Teller Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders; one of the giants of Las Vegas entertainment Lance Burton - Master Illusionist & Friends; the 40 elite Chinese acrobats from Cirque Mei; the 'roarsome' interactive show Dinosaur World Live; the smash hit B - The Underwater Bubble Show; the explosive energy of Yamato: The Drummers of Japan; the show that will simply blow you away Cirque Flip Fabrique: Blizzard, and much more! With additional offerings by our great resident companies, you and your family have a wealth of wholesome choices at affordable ticket prices!

Holiday Events

Holiday events include concerts with John Tesh: Acoustic Christmas; America's favorite holiday tradition band Mannhein Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis; Mariachi Sol de Mexico's A Merri-Achi Chrsitmas; Posada Navideña from Ballet Folclórico Anáhuac; the electroluminescent artistry of Livewire Theater's A Very Electric Christmas, plus eight great local choirs in A Very Choral Christmas.

Music

Come see the finest musical artists and events that the San Joaquin Valley has to offer, presented by the Gallo Center and its great resident companies! Among the many artists scheduled are season opener Dionne Warwick, Sheila E., Mercury: A Celebration of the Music & Life of Queen's Freddie Mercury, The Isley Brothers, Lea Salonga, The Gatlin Brothers, Abba Mania, Deja, Nella, David Foster, The Four Freshmen, Little Texas, Taj Express, THEPIANOGUYS, Classic Albums Live: Tom Petty, Get The Led Out: A Celebration of the "Mighty Zep"; Clint Holmes, Take 6 & Nnenna Freelon Celebration the Music of Ray Charles, One Night in Memphis, and so many more! From Pop to Rock, Classical to Latin, Blues to Soul, there are exciting performances for every taste this season. Forget the Bay Area—it’s all right here!

Theatre & Speakers

The Gallo Center is proud to offer an incredible variety of theatre plays and spoken word entertainment. This season the Gallo Center Repertory Company returns with five theatrical productions: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Little Women, Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus, The Odd Couple and Children of the Dust Bowl. The Center also proudly presents great spoken word and theatrical performances from Jen Hatmaker, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus LIVE!, The Life & Times of A. Einstein, One Woman: Sex in the City Show, Sankofa Theatre Company's August Wilson's Seven Guitars, and much more.