Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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Esbenshade Series returns for 37th season, features exciting performers

August 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College is excited to team up with the Peoples Bank Theatre again to bring the entire community another exciting season of Esbenshade Series performances, which begin on Sunday, Sept. 17. The 37th season is highlighted by three musical performances, as well as best-selling author J.D. Vance and the talented dancers of Ailey II.
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Piano prodigy Gavin George to perform in November 20th Esbenshade concert

November 4, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Ohio native Gavin George, a 13-year-old pianist who made his concerto debut at 7 with the Newark-Granville Symphony, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved through the theatre’s website at peoplesbanktheatre....
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Esbenshade Series delivers strong programs for 2014-15

September 11, 2014 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series returns this fall for its 34th season with a variety of programs that should offer something to most fans of the arts. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium unless specified otherwise. All performances are free and open to the public.
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Esbenshade Series returns with author Wes Moore on Nov. 13

November 5, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Wes Moore, author of Marietta College’s 2012 Common Reading, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, will speak publicly at the College at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Moore’s appearance is part of the 2012-13 Frederica G. Esbenshade Series, as well as the College Theme of “Leadership & Social Justice...
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Esbenshade Series is back with pianist Daniel Hsu on Oct. 13

September 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
American pianist Daniel Hsu, who captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13th. Hsu’ performance is the second show in the 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College.
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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Impressive performers lined up for 38th season of Esbenshade Series

August 1, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Talented musicians and dancers will highlight the 38th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features four performances that are free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Each of the four performers this season is unique from each other and are sure to appeal to a wide-ranging...
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Author J.D. Vance to speak at Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 8

January 19, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
J.D. Vance, a Middletown, Ohio, native and author of the best-selling 2016 book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will speak at Marietta College as part of the 2017-18 Esbenshade Series.
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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Strong connection between MC, community shines with Esbenshade

October 11, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Since 1980, Marietta College has been offering free community performances and speakers through the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series. While there have been many memorable moments over the years, those currently involved with the planning and organization of the program believe the series reached a new high before, during and after the Béla...
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Esbenshade Series schedule packed with talented artists for 2013-14

September 13, 2013 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series is back for its 33rd consecutive season with a variety of programming that should offer something to most fans of the arts.
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Esbenshade returns with ‘For the Love of Clara’ on Feb. 29

February 21, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series will offer its third performance in February when “For the Love of Clara,” with Delores Zeigler and Rita Sloan appears on campus, Wednesday, Feb. 29. One of the great love stories to have captured the imagination of music-lovers, Clara and Robert Schumann’s romance and marriage have been the stuff of fairy...
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 15 with Ranky Tanky at Peoples Bank Theatre

August 21, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Mixing Lowcountry tradition with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk and R&B, Ranky Tanky gives true expression to its name, a Gullah phrase that translates as “work it” or “get funky.” The band kicks off the 2019-20 season for Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222...
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Esbenshade Series features MOMIX’s Opus Cactus on Feb. 17

January 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
MOMIX’s dancers will perform Opus Cactus at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at Peoples Bank Theatre.
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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Esbenshade Series returns with three programs this spring

March 4, 2013 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s long-running Esbenshade Series returns after a short hiatus this year with three programs schedule for the spring, beginning with Tempesta di Mare.
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MC Esbenshade Series features variety of musical performances

August 25, 2005 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College brings a variety of musical performances to the campus and community this year. Dr. Daniel Monek, director of the series, recently announced the schedule for the 2005-06 season. All performances, unless otherwise noted, take place in the McDonough Center Auditorium of Marietta College at 7:30 p.m.
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Esbenshade Series features local artist, writer Julie Zickefoose on Nov. 14

November 1, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Local naturalist, artist and writer, Julie Zickefoose will speak about her book, Saving Jemima: Life and Love With a Hard-luck Jay, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Zickefoose thinks of herself as an “unsung, minor, rather dirty superhero. Her superpower: saving small, economically...
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Five performances scheduled for 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College

July 3, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The 39th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features five performances, will highlight gifted musicians, dancers and speakers during the 2019-20 academic year. Each performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 222 Putnam St., starting on Sunday, September 15th. Tanya Wilder, Director of...
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Shimabukuro’s Esbenshade Performance sold out for Nov. 11

October 24, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Jake Shimabukuro, who is one of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, is performing at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Peoples Bank Theatre as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Like many of the Esbenshade Series performers, Shimabukuro’s concert is sold out. Peoples Bank Theatre...
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