City of Garland Announces January Arts Events

Jan. 12-Feb. 4 “Tantalus” by Garland Civic Theatre

Granville Arts Center – Small Theatre

Anton Korff, aide to a mysterious ailing recluse, who is reputed to be one of the world's richest men, interviews a young woman who has applied for a position as nurse for the aging multi-millionaire. Many strange events and tantalizing developments cloud Korff’s intent until the final, surprising moments of the play unfold. Tickets: $22 available at GarlandArtsBoxOffice.com, 972-205-2790 or in-person at the Granville Arts Center Box Office, open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and two hours before each performance.

January 14 Garland MLK Commemorative Program

Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

The Garland Branch of the NAACP presents a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program following Garland’s MLK Parade. For more information, call 972-381-5044, ext. 5.

January 15 Garland MLK Youth Extravaganza

4 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

The Garland Branch of the NAACP presents youth performances celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For more information, call 972-381-5044, ext. 5.

January 20 Winter Gala by MillerMuller Ballet

7:30 p.m. Plaza Theatre

MillerMuller Ballet presents their first annual Winter Gala! The program opens with Chopin Reverie, a one-act ballet set to the dreamy music of Frederick Chopin. MillerMuller Ballet’s artists will also present a collection of variations from several well-known ballets, in addition to new choreography by several company members. This performance also features Guest Choreographer Alexis DeNure, former dancer with the Jose Greco Company. Ms. DeNure will grace the stage with the elegance and excitement of Spanish classical and folk dances to warm the coldest winter night. Tickets: $10-15 at 214-861-7221. For more information, contact Hope Miller at 214-861-7221. 

January 20 Garland Symphony Orchestra

8 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

Concert IV of Garland Symphony Orchestra’s 2016-2017 season features pianist Konstantine Valianatos performing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. Tickets: available at GarlandArtsBoxOffice.com, 972-205-2790 or in-person at the Granville Arts Center Box Office, open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and two hours before each performance.

January 21 XD2 Winter Gala

3 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

XD2 Company Dancers will perform all the 2017 competitive repertoire in one show!

Tickets: $10 by phone at 972-240-7626 or at the door on the day of the show. For more information, email codi@xd2dance.com or call 972-240-7626.

January 21 10th Annual Jim Paul Miller Memorial Bluegrass

6 p.m. Plaza Theatre

The beloved Garland Square Pickers presents the 10th Annual Jim Paul Miller Memorial Bluegrass Show, featuring bluegrass performances by local musicians, promoting traditional bluegrass. Tickets: $5 at the door. Donations accepted as well. 

January 22 “Around the World in 80 Days”

6:30 p.m. Plaza Theatre

Fog, Francie and their servants set out on an 80 day vacation, but Fog and Francie match the description of the local bank robbers with a handsome reward for their capture! The chase is on when they are followed by Detective Fix and everyone else that wants the reward money! Breitling Youth Theater presents “Around the World in 80 Days.” Tickets: $8-10 in advance, $9-11 at the door. Kids aged three and under are free. To purchase, visit ActingForChildren.org. For more information, call Annie Breitling at 972-658-3915. *Show date/time is subject to change.

Jan. 25-26 “Aristocats” by Breitling Youth Theater

7:30 p.m. Plaza Theatre

In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. It's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day. Tickets: $8-10 in advance, $9-11 at the door. Kids aged three and under are free. To purchase, visit ActingForChildren.org. For more information, call Annie Breitling at 972-658-3915. *Show dates/times are subject to change. 

Jan. 27-29 “Annie, Jr.” by Breitling Youth Theater

Plaza Theatre

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Tickets: $8-10 in advance, $9-11 at the door. Kids aged three and under are free. To purchase, visit ActingForChildren.org. For more information, call Annie Breitling at 972-658-3915. Jan. 27-28 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. *Show dates/times are subject to change. 

January 28 Hansini

6:30 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

UT Dallas Hansini hosts an intercollegiate Classical Indian Dance competition. Tickets: $10-15 (General Admission and VIP) by contacting hansiniexec@gmail.com. For more information, contact hansiniexec@gmail.com.