The 2016-17 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will feature 35 events from across the United States and around the world. It includes Americana/folk, classical, jazz and world music, dance, a Family Discovery Series and much more. Six performances are free.
In May 2014, BestValueSchools ranked the Weis Center third on its list of 25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers in recognition of its mix of programming and community engagement. In December 2015, Tripping ranked the Weis Center third on its list of The Most Amazing College and University Performing Arts Centers in the United States.
When you attend a Weis Center performance, you will quickly realize that sharing this moment in time with hundreds of others will inspire, move and energize.
The Weis Center is a 1,200 seat performance hall that is both architecturally striking and acoustically exceptional.
For more than 25 years, we have presented artists who are committed to doing their very best work for our University and Central Pa. audiences. In turn, we inspire our patrons to be actively engaged in the performance as it unfolds on stage.
Offering an annual series of thirty professional performances spanning a dozen genres, we have something for everyone.
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Renaissance sacred music group The Tallis Scholars will give a concert at the Weis Center on April 7.Read more
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