[image-1]The Charleston Gaillard Center will offer four entertainment series for its 2016-’17 season, including the all-inclusive Director Series, the Great Performances Series, the Jill and John Chalsty Broadway series, and the Dance series. More events will be added throughout the year, with the official 2016-’17 season announcement being made in June.

Audiences looking forward to dance performances can check out the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Oct. 6. The dance theatre consists of 14 racially diverse dancers who put a new spin on classical ballet. The Dance series will also include the Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker, Dec. 9-11, and Sleeping Beauty, March 25-26, 2017.

The Great Performance series, described as encompassing shows that “exemplify artistry, classical piano, and international dance,” will feature performances from Jackie Evancho with Chris Mann, Nov. 12, The Tenors, Dec. 15, and Taj Express, Feb. 23, 2017. Taj Express is a high energy Bollywood production that utilizes film, dance, and music.

The Gaillard’s Broadway series will include performances by Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters, Oct. 8, Stomp, Nov. 9, and Chicago, April 18, 2017. Head here for more information.