Appell Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-2018 Season

Apr 24, 2017

The Appell Center for the Performing Arts (previously the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center) is proud to announce a preview of its 2017-2018 season performances. With a lineup of Broadway smashes, chart-topping artists, gifted musicians and kid-friendly fun – the Appell Center for the Performing Arts’ season is already jam-packed with entertainment. And the best part is, there is so much more to come!

A pre-sale for Appell Center members begins Monday, May 1 at 10 AM. Memberships are tax-deductible and provide the opportunity to secure the best seats for a full year. All tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 8 at 10 AM. Tickets and Memberships can be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 717-846-1111.

Highlights include:

  • The Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series includes Jersey Boys, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi, A Night with Janis Joplin, the incredible story behind the queen of rock and roll and her musical inspirations, and the return of the explosive and inventive percussion experience, STOMP.
  • Black Violin, the classically trained hip-hop string duo will be accompanied on stage by the York Youth Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable performance.
  • The Joey Alexander Trio will showcase the unprecedented talent of 14-year old jazz piano player Joey Alexander, discovered and mentored by Wynton Marsalis. This is your chance to see the next big talent in the world of jazz early in his career!
  • Family-friendly performances will include the jaw-dropping visuals of B – The Underwater Bubble Show and the adorable puppetry of Mr. Popper’s Penguins!

17/18 Season Preview shows:

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Wednesday, Sep. 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Storm Large & LeBonheur

Saturday, Sep. 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Jersey Boys

Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Brian Regan

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Black Violin

Featuring the York Youth Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM

A Night with Janis Joplin

Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 7:30 PM

B – The Underwater Bubble Show

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Canadian Brass

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM


Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM

MOMIX Opus Cactus

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM

The Joey Alexander Trio

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Double Up and Save!

All patrons buying tickets to 2 or more 2017-2018 season shows will save 10% off the entire purchase. All members of the Appell Center for the Performing Arts will enjoy 15% off of multiple show purchases this season.* The general public is encouraged to become a Member to enjoy this additional discount and other exclusive benefits! Call the Box Office at 717-846-1111 to take advantage of the Double Up and Save offer.

*Offer not available for rental performances, CapLive, CapComedy or CapFilm. Tickets for multiple performances must be purchased within the same transaction to be eligible for the discount. Some restrictions may apply.

For tickets, visit, call 717-846-1111 or visit the Appell Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at 50 N. George Street in York, PA.

Stay tuned for more show announcements throughout the season!