Distinguished Guest Series
More than seventy years ago, the Kohler Women's Club established the Distinguished Guest Series - bringing lecturers like Admiral Richard Byrd, Pearl S. Buck, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and Hedda Hopper to the Waelderhaus in Kohler. Then, in the early 1960's, Kohler Foundation took over the tradition, and the Distinguished Guest Series evolved into a full-fledged performing arts series, featuring internationally recognized performers in theatre, dance, and music, intended to provide world-class entertainment at reasonable prices. The tradition continues today, with Kohler Foundation bringing the biggest names and the brightest stars to Kohler, for the benefit of our community. In 2015 and 2016, Kohler Foundation welcomes actor, author and advocate LeVar Burton, the genre-busting musical sensation Postmodern Jukebox, and the Empress of Soul herself, Gladys Knight.
Among the many talented performers the Distinguished Guest Series has featured over the years are: Maya Angelou, the Ten Tenors, the Russian National Ballet, STOMP, the Five Browns, Wynton Marsalis, the Vienna Choir Boys, Itzhak Perlman, Audra McDonald, and Yo-Yo Ma. Join us at the Kohler Memorial Theatre (with ample free parking and easy accessibility) for the history-making performances of our 2015-16 season: LeVar Burton, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, and Gladys Knight.
Friday, October 16, 2015, 7:00PM
Tickets: Adult A/B $25/20, Student A/B $15/10
In addition to the ticketed keynote lecture on Friday, October 16, which will include a public Q&A after his speech and autograph signing, Burton will also appear on Saturday, October 17 at 10:00 a.m. at Bookworm Gardens, to read from his own children’s book The Rhino who Swallowed a Storm. This event will be free and open the public, will include a book signing, and will take place rain or shine.
Friday, January 22, 2016, 8:00PM
Tickets: Adult A/B $40/32, Student A/B $20/16
Friday, March 11, 2016, 8:00PM
Tickets: Adult A/B $65/55, Student A/B $32/27
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