Granville Arts Center Event Calendar

March 2016

March 3-26 “Fools” by Garland Civic Theatre

Granville Arts Center – Small Theatre

2“Fools” by Neil Simon tells the story of Leon Tolchinsky, who has a teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. The town has been cursed with chronic stupidity for 200 years. His job is to break the curse, but he only has 24 hours to do so or he will also be cursed. The production will run Fridays and Saturdays, March 4-26 at 8 p.m. with Sunday performances on March 6 and 13 at 2:30 p.m. There is a Thursday performance on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $22 at or 972-205-2790.

March 4 “Dirty Laundry” Stage Play

7 p.m. Plaza Theatre

3Written and directed by Kimberlyn M. Engram, “Dirty Laundry” is a play focused on Khia, who’s engaged to be married to her college sweetheart, Landon. Because Khia comes from a family that is more prominent than Landon’s, her dad, a District Attorney, is not happy about the wedding. Unfortunately, others in her family also have suspicions about Khia’s future husband. The plot thickens when Landon’s mother shows up one day before the wedding, and everyone seems anxious to expose secrets. With all of the pressure, the bride begins to question whether she should proceed with marrying the man of her dreams. Tickets: $25 in advance (, $30 at the door. For more information, contact Kimberlyn M. Engram at or 318-792-6333.

March 5 3 Redneck Tenors

7:30 p.m. Plaza Theatre

6The “infamous” 3 Redneck Tenors are back and better than ever! These boys have seen it all, sing it all, and make us laugh ’till we double over, reminding us that in life, it is not the destination, it’s the journey. Get ready for one sidesplitting ride as we go on an excursion only the 3 Redneck Tenors could have had, delighting audiences with their vocal prowess and a smorgasbord of songs and music ranging from Gospel, to Country, to Broadway, Pop and Classical. You’re going to love them, and so will anyone with a sense of humor and an appreciation for incredible voices. Tickets: $22 at or 972-205-2790.

March 13 Samarpanam – An Offering

4 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

11Sampradaya Performing Arts dancers present a unique Bharata Natya Margam. Tickets: $15 at 214-495-8647 or Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the event. For more information, contact Gowri at 214-495-8647 or

March 18 G.S.O. presents trumpeter Kyle Sherman

8 p.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

4Concert VI features the Garland Symphony Orchestra’s own Principal Trumpet, Kyle Sherman, performing Arutunian’s “Trumpet Concerto.” In addition to Mr. Sherman’s solo performances, the G.S.O. will feature excerpts from Wagner’s “Das Rheingold,” J Strauss’ “Perlen der Liebe, Op. 39,” and Dvorak’s “The Golden Spinning Wheel.” Tickets: $17.50-37.50 at or 972-205-2790.

March 19 “His Truth, Her Truth, The Truth”

7 p.m. Plaza Theatre

10Writings On A Paige presents the play: “His Truth, Her Truth, The Truth.” Narese and Brittney both want to know how they got in a situation where their sins are about to have them lose their relationship with the people they love. What better way to do that than to tell their side of the story? How can two people at the same place, at the same time tell two totally different stories? For more information, visit Tickets: $20-30 at

March 24 U.I.L. One Act Play Contest

9:30 a.m. Granville Arts Center – Brownlee Auditorium

Theatre departments from Garland ISD, Rockwall ISD, and Tyler ISD will compete in the U.I.L. 6A One Act Play Contest. Three schools from this level will advance to the bi-district level contest. Admission is free and open to the public. Performances run back-to-back. Late entry per show will not be allowed. For more information, contact Nancy Gibson at

March 26-April 28 “Imagine the Possibilities…” Exhibit

Granville Arts Center – Gallery Space

5“Imagine the Possibilities: Two Women, Two Cities, Two Journeys” reveals not only unique connections between Dallas and Garland, but also the correlation between heritage, community and personal growth. This photography exhibit features a comparison of Liz Luse’s year-long photos of Main Street in Downtown Dallas and Deb Downes’ year-long photos of Main Street in Downtown Garland. An artist reception open to the public will be held Wednesday, April 13 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and during performances.