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NORMAN FOOTE
GCA FY19
NORMAN FOOTE
The acclaimed, award-winning children's entertainer and goofy humorist Norman Foote returns to charm another audience at the Gallo Center. Incredibly engaging and a master of outrageous props and puppets, this year he will be performing with not one, but two Modesto-area choral groups: the Great Valley Academy Choir and Lakewood and Sonoma Chorus!
Tue 9/18/18 6:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


CHINESE WARRIORS OF PEKING
GCA FY19
CHINESE WARRIORS OF PEKING
This is an all-new production from the fabled Chinese Warriors of Peking. Filled with high-intensity martial arts, the show is set during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), and tells the tale of two rival martial arts disciplines competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking. Under the direction of Qui Jian, the Chinese Warriors of Peking provides a culturally enriching experience spotlighting breathtaking acrobatics, juggling, acrobatics, weapons handling, and live stage combat.
Sun 9/30/18 4:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


IT'S MAGIC
GCA FY19
IT'S MAGIC
America’s longest-running all-star magic revue is headed back to the Center for the first time in eight years! This 62nd annual edition of the show is headlined by a finalist from “America’s Got Talent.” Xavier Mortimer from Paris has been on AGT twice in three years. Mortimer serves up some of the most exciting contemporary magic being performed in the world! Additional stars to be announced.
Sun 10/7/18 3:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


ERTH'S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM
GCA FY19
ERTH'S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM

The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Learn more at Learn more at www.prehistoricaquarium.com

When you purchase a $35 ticket to this performance, you not only get the best seats in the house, but you’re also invited into the theatre early for an up-close-and-personal introduction to one of our amazing underwater creatures by knowledgeable puppeteers who bring them to life. You also receive show merchandise and of course, picture taking is encouraged!

VIP DINO PACK includes: • One Premium Seat in the front rows of the theatre • Exclusive pre-show meet and greet with a show puppeteer and one of the creatures. Photo taking is encouraged. This begins 90 minutes prior to show time. (Presenter please stipulate the exact time on the website and ticketing site.) • Official Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure merchandise item The VIP experience begins at 5 pm, exactly 90 minutes prior to the show. Please present you VIP tickets at the check-in table in the lobby. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Tue 10/23/18 6:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


LAURIE BERKNER
GCA FY19
LAURIE BERKNER

VIP EXPERIENCE AVAILABLE!

A $50 ticket to the Laurie Berkner Solo shows includes a post-show Meet-and-Greet with a photo A $50 ticket to the Laurie Berkner Solo shows includes a post-show Meet-and-Greet with a photo opportunity. VIP ticket buyers will receive full instructions about the event in email prior to the show. Please call 209-338-2100 or visit the ticket office at 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto to purchase VIP tickets. Not available online.

Recognized as “the queen of children’s music” (People Magazine), Laurie Berkner is a singer, songwriter, lyricist, and author who has released twelve bestselling, award-winning albums over the course of the past two decades. Her music speaks to kids without talking down to them, charming youngsters without boring grownups. This wonderful solo performance will include Laurie’s greatest hits!

Sun 10/28/18 1:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


UGLY DUCKLING/TORTOISE & HARE
GCA FY19
UGLY DUCKLING/TORTOISE & HARE
THE UGLY DUCKLING & THE TORTOISE & THE HARE. Two stories in one show by the amazing Lightwire Theater! Using the cutting-edge technology of electroluminescent puppetry, music ranging from classical to jazz to pop, and poignant choreography, two classic tales come to life on stage. Let your children experience Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling” and Aesop’s Fable “The Tortoise and the Hare” in way that will thrill them down to their toes!
Tue 2/19/19 6:30PM Foster Family Theater


THE CLAIRVOYANTS
GCA FY19
THE CLAIRVOYANTS
Creepy, or cool, or the perfect blend of both? You can decide when The Clairvoyants—Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass—return to the Gallo Center for another eerie performance! These mentalists began their ‘second sight’ act in 2011. In 2015, they were awarded the Magicians of the Year” as well as “World Champions of Mentalism.” In 2016, they took part in “America’s Got Talent.” After being selected from more than 100,000 contestants, Ten and Van Tass made the finals, and moved judge Howie Mandell to say: “…the most amazing thing I have seen in the history of this show!”
Wed 2/27/19 7:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
GCA FY19
THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
For 27 years, the world of Ivan the gorilla was a dull cage in a roadside shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured in the wild, Ivan’s ambitions and imagination must grow to meet the challenge of rescuing his endangered new companion! Enter the mind of a remarkable hero in this unforgettable story of enduring friendship, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller by Katherine Applegate.
Thu 3/14/19 6:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


BUBBLE TROUBLE
GCA FY19
BUBBLE TROUBLE
A bubble volcano. Bubble roller coaster. A kid in a bubble? Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza. It’s the craziest, most creative bubble show around. Jeff juggles bubbles, sculpts and builds with bubbles, makes fog-filled bubbles and more. Mixing comedy, music and interactive bubble-magic, he engages and delights audiences of all ages!
Fri 4/5/19 7:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


AMERICAN GIRL LIVE
GCA FY19
AMERICAN GIRL LIVE

Tickets for this performance are on sale to Gallo Center donors only through July 12. Please call or visit the ticket office. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, July 13 at 10 am.

Inspired by American Girl’s most iconic characters and their stories, American Girl Live is a premiere stage production featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along for a fun-filled adventure, where exciting tales of bravery and friendship come to life! Join your favorite American Girl characters, and some brand-new friends, as they follow their hearts and share their dreams, in a journey across time.

VIP EXPERIENCE AVAILABLE! Your purchase of a $69 ticket to American Girl Live includes a premium seat and access to an exclusive American Girl Live themed post-show with photo opportunity.

All patrons – adults and children – require a $69 ticket to attend the Photo Opportunity. All children must be accompanied by paid adult; unaccompanied children will not be permitted into the VIP & Photo Opportunity Experience.

Sun 4/14/19 1:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater
Sun 4/14/19 5:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater