David Sedaris, Wynton Marsalis, Mythbusters highlight Walton Arts Center 2014-15 season

Wynton Marsalis, Mythbusters, David Sedaris, Clint Black, and Elf the Musical were announced as part of Walton Arts Center’s 2014-15 season.

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The Walton Arts Center’s broadway lineup has been out since March, and this week we found out what else is happening as part of the 2014-15 season.

Author/humorist David Sedaris will be back at the arts center on April 23, renowned musician Wynton Marsalis will be here on Dec. 7, and Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the popular Discovery channel show Mythbuster’s will visit Fayetteville as part of their new touring show Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Dec. 12, arts center officials announced this week.

Several family-oriented shows were included in the lineup additions as well, including The Adventures of Robin Hood presented by Visible Fiction on Oct. 19, and Elf the Musical on Nov. 25.

Comedian Bill Engvall will be at the arts center Oct. 17, and famed Chicago comedy school The Second City’s will return to the arts center with their new holiday show, Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue Dec. 5.

Music wise, legendary country music performer Clint Black will perform some Christmas songs on Dec. 4, and singer-songwriter Marc Cohn will be in town April 24.

Along with the lineup additions, the Walton Arts Center also announced this week that Create Your Own subscription packages are now on sale. For more information about the packages, visit waltonartscenter.org.

Here’s the full lineup so far.

Broadway Series

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Nice Work if You Can Get It – Oct. 21-Oct. 26, 2014
Slava’s Snowshow – Jan. 20-25, 2015
Camelot – Feb. 17-22, 2015
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – March 10-15, 2015
Once – April 29-May 3, 2015

10×10 Arts Series

Funkadesi – October 3
Cameron Carpenter – November 6
Jake Shimabukuro – November 14
Mediaeval Baebes – December 11
Tangram – January 30
The Hot Sardines – February 5
Koresh Dance Company – March 6
So Percussion – April 16
Wendy Whelan Restless Creature – April 18
Artosphere Festival Orchestra – June 19

Family Fun Series

Home Free – October 9
The Adventures of Robin Hood presented by Visible Fiction – October 16
Elf the Musical – November 25
Moscow Classical Ballet’s The Nutcracker – December 19
Timber! Presented by Cirque Alfonse – May 14

LOL @ WAC Comedy Series

Bill Engvall – October 17
The Dan Band – November 21
The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue – December 5
Jeanne Robertson – March 29
David Sedaris – April 23
Kathleen Madigan Madigan Again – May 16

American Music Series

Dr. John & the Nite Trippers – September 28
Clint Black Christmas With You – December 4
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis – Big Band Holidays – December 7
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage – February 26
Marc Cohn – April 24

Night Out Series

Australian Bee-Gees Show


Mythbusters: Behind the Myths – December 12
Ballroom with a Twist – January 17
Elvis Lives – February 6
The Australian Bee-Gees Show – February 27
The Midtown Men – March 19


Sid the Science Kid – Live! – October 12
The Ugly Duckling and Tortoise and the Hare – March 1
Spot presented by Theater Terra – April 12
Gruffalo’s Child – May 16


The Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 31


Artosphere Festival Orchestra – June 19