Gaillard Center announces 2016-17 season

The Gaillard Center announced its 2016-17 season on Tuesday.

The Gaillard Center has announced its full lineup for the 2016-17 season. The performance venue produces three series: Great Performances, Broadway and Dance. It also hosts other organizations responsible for their own programming.

The Great Performances Series features 16-year-old singer Jackie Evancho (with Chris Mann) on Nov. 12. Evancho gained fame as a very young singer with an operatic voice on “America’s Got Talent.” The Tenors, four young Canadian singers and recording artists, will take the stage on Dec. 15.

The dance troop known for its innovative use of shadow casting, Pilobolus, will perform Jan. 23. Famed piano virtuoso Lang Lang will present a solo recital on Feb. 13. And Taj Express, a vibrant staged rendering of Bollywood, will flash its colorful spirit on Feb. 23.

The Broadway Series features Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters on Oct. 8, the infectuous and timeless show STOMP on Nov. 9 and two classic Broadway hits, “Pippin” (April 6) and “Chicago” (April 18).

The Dance Series features the Dance Theater of Harlem on Oct. 6; Charlotte Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker on Dec. 9, 10 and 11, and its version of “Sleeping Beauty” on March 25 and 26.

For details and tickets, go to or call 843-242-3099. The box office at 95 Calhoun St. is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.