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Gallo Center for the Arts' 2010-11 Schedule

Series subscriptions are now on sale for the Gallo Center for the Arts' 2010-11 season, which starts in September:

SEASON OPENING NIGHT

Michael Bolton — Sept. 22. $39-$99 (individual tickets available now)

DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER BROADWAY SERIES

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" — Nov. 12-14. Based on the Oscar-winning animated movie, the show features the hit song "Be Our Guest."

"A Chorus Line" — Feb. 4-6. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including best musical, and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, this show centers on 17 dancers auditioning for a Broadway show.

"Fiddler on the Roof" — April 8-10. Tony Award-winning musical about a struggling Russian-Jewish family. Songs include "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset."

Subscription series price $99-$252 for all three shows.

MEGA-HITS SERIES

Doobie Brothers — Sept. 1. Rock band famed for songs including "Takin' It to the Streets," "You Belong to Me" and "Long Train Running."

"Monty Python's Spamalot" — March 11. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for best musical, this musical is inspired by the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

"Burn The Floor" — May 17, 2011. Featuring 20 champion ballroom dancers, including some who have appeared on "Dancing With the Stars."

Subscription series price $99-$252 for all three shows.

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES

Mitch Albom: Have a Little Faith — Oct. 22. Acclaimed newspaper columnist for the Detroit Free Press; ESPN and ABC commentator; and author of nine books, including "Tuesdays With Morrie," "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" and "For One More Day."

Greg Mortenson: Promoting Peace Through Education — Nov. 20. Co-author of best-seller "Three Cups of Tea," which has sold more than 3.6 million copies. He has helped build more than 131 schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Amy Dickinson: Second Chances, Fresh Starts and New Beginnings — Jan. 21. Nationally syndicated "Ask Amy" columnist published in more than 200 newspapers, including The Bee. Dickinson took over the Ann Landers column.

An Evening with Anthony Bourdain — Feb. 20. The chef and author of "Kitchen Confidential" samples exotic dishes around the globe in his Travel Channel show, "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations."

Subscription series price $69-$196 for all four lectures.

COUNTRY SERIES

Randy Travis — Oct. 21. One of the top-selling solo country artists of all time, Travis is known for such hits as "Forever and Ever, Amen," "Three Wooden Crosses" and "1982."

The Lee Greenwood Christmas Show — Dec. 1. Artist known for the song "God Bless the USA."

Diamond Rio and Restless Heart — April 1. Diamond Rio has sold more than 10 million records and won Vocal Group of the Year six times collectively from the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.

Subscription series price $65-$194 for all three shows.

FAMILY NIGHTS OUT SERIES

"It's Magic" — Oct. 15. This magic revue returns for the fourth season in a row. It features top performers who have worked in such places as Las Vegas and Hollywood's Magic Castle.

Riders in the Sky — March 20. Western music band performing songs by Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers.

Flying Karamazov Brothers — April 16. Family show that combines comedy, theater, music and juggling.

Subscription series price $40-$112 for all three shows.

JUST FOR LAUGHS SERIES

Rob Schneider — Oct. 30. "Saturday Night Live" alum who has been featured in several Adam Sandler films, including "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" and "50 First Dates."

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood — Jan. 7. Stars from the TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" perform improvisational comedy.

Paul Rodriguez — May 6, 2011. One of the first Latin Kings of Comedy, Rodriguez has been in more than 40 films.

Subscription series price $57-$167 for all three shows.

PIANO SERIES: KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL

Gershwin and Friends — Oct. 29. Short works by George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Scott Joplin.

The Romantic Music of Robert Schumann: Fantasies Forbidden and Fulfilled — Jan. 21. Featuring Fantasy Pieces Opus 12 and Symphonic Etudes Opus 13 or "variations on a melody of a false father-in-law."

Northern Stars: Brahms, Grieg, Sibelius and Nielsen — Feb. 18. Glorious music from the far north.

Paris 1911: A Century Celebration — April 8. Featuring music by Ravel, Debussy, Faure, Satie and Stravinsky.

Subscription series price $68-$136 for all four shows.

CTC CHILDREN'S THEATRE SERIES

"Hansel and Gretel" — Nov. 7. Two children struggle against a witch.

"Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" — Feb. 6. Musical adapted from Judith Viorst's best-seller.

"Puss in Boots" — March 13. Adventures of a very clever, enterprising cat in France.

"The Ugly Duckling" — May 1, 2011. Hans Christian Andersen tale about a duckling transformed into a swan.

Subscription series price $28-$52 for all four shows.

BETTE BELLE SMITH HOLIDAY SERIES

CTC's "The Elves & the Shoemaker" — Nov. 28. Annual tradition featuring two merry elves who help a poor shoemaker and his wife.

YES Company's "A Gift of Song" — Dec. 4. Proceeds go to the Costa Family Fund providing arts experiences to underprivileged children.

California State University, Stanislaus' "It's a Wonderful Life (Radio Play)" — Dec. 10. Based on the classic Frank Capra movie about redemption starring Jimmy Stewart.

Subscription series price $21-$39 for all three shows.

CREATE YOUR OWN SERIES

Choose four or more shows to create your own series and get a 15 percent discount on individual ticket prices (discounted prices shown here).

Sept. 22 — Michael Bolton. $33-$84.

Sept. 25 — Deolinda, Portuguese popular music. $13-$34.

Sept. 30 — Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company. $13-$47.

Oct. 8 — "Drumline Live," musical created by the team behind the movie "Drumline." $13-$38.

Oct. 10 — Ed Asner as FDR. Star of "Mary Tyler Moore Show" plays Franklin Delano Roosevelt. $17-$43.

Oct. 11 — "Jason and the Argonauts." $9-$17.

Oct. 16-17 — "It's Magic." $17-$34.

Oct. 23 — Mariachi Vargas de Tecatitlán. $33-$76.

Oct. 28 — "Alice & Wonderland," musical version of Lewis Carroll's story. $7-$13.

Nov. 9 — Point of Grace, Dove-winning Christian group. $10-$42.

Nov. 14 — "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," hit Broadway musical. $33-$84.

Dec. 4 — YES Company: "A Gift of Song." $7-$13.

Dec. 11-12 — CSU Stanislaus: "It's A Wonderful Life (Radio Play)." $7-$13.

Dec. 20 — Dave Koz & Friends: A Smooth Jazz Christmas. $16-$59.

Jan. 8 — The Kingston Trio. $13-$38.

Jan. 22 — Reunion of the Doo Wop Stars, featuring the Bobby Hendricks Drifters, the Buck Ram Platters, The Chordettes and more. $17-$43.

Feb. 6 — "A Chorus Line," Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. $33-$84.

Feb. 9 — Russian National Ballet: "Giselle." $21-$55.

Feb. 11 — Celebration of Black History Month featuring storyteller Diane Ferlatte. $7-$13.

Feb. 13 — Vienna Boys Choir. $13-$38.

Feb. 14 — Swing! Swing! Swing! Featuring Peter Marshall, the Pied Pipers, Polly Podewell and the Gene Krupa Tribute Band. $17-$47.

Feb. 17 — Al Jarreau. Only vocalist in history to win Grammys in three categories: jazz, pop and R&B.

March 9 — One Night of Queen, tribute to the pop band. $16-$50.

March 10 — "Madeline and the Bad Hat," musical based on popular children's book. $7-$13.

March 13 — "Monty Python's Spamalot," hit Broadway musical. $33-$84.

March 16 — Ireland's Favorite Stars, St. Patrick's Day celebration. $17-$34.

March 18 — Golden Dragon Acrobats of China. $13-$38.

March 19 — Philharmonic of Poland. $9-$38.

March 24-27 — "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy," one-man comedy starring Steve Solomon. $16-$42.

April 2 — Manhattan Transfer, vocal group covering jazz, R&B, doo-wop, rock and more. $16-$59.

April 3 — Beausoleil Avec Michael Ducet, Cajun band. $13-$38.

April 10 — "Fiddler on the Roof," Broadway musical. $33-$84.

April 29, 2011 — "An Evening With C.S. Lewis," one-man show starring David Payne. $13-$30.

May 7, 2011 — The Four Freshman, 1940s four-part harmony group. $16-$42.

May 13-22, 2011 — Prospect Theater Project's "To Kill a Mockingbird." $7-$13.

May 18, 2011 — "Burn the Floor," dance revue. $33-$84.

To purchase subscription series, call 338-2100 or www.galloarts.org. Individual tickets go on sale June 18.

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