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  • Show Date 
    Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 6:00pm

The Paducah Tilghman High School Interact Club will host “A Cupful of Comedy” featuring Paducah Improv on Saturday, February 4th in the Myre River Room at
The Carson Center. 

The dinner and comedy event begins at 6 pm.  Tickets include a reserved seat for a dinner of delicious homemade soups, bread, drinks, and
desserts, followed by a 75-minute comedy performance.   Beer and wine will be available for purchase.  

Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, February 13, 2023 - 6:00pm

Lights! Camera! Action! When Pete the Cat and his buddy Callie sneak into the Hollywood Studios, they get lost in the world of the movies. Join Pete, Callie, Ethel the Apatosaurus, and Robo-Pete in this rockin' new musical adventure that features several fun-filled Pete the Cat books, including Cavecat Pete, Pete the Cat, and the Treasure Map, and The Cool Cat Boogie. Watch as the talented cast of TheatreWorks USA brings this favorite children's book series to life on stage.

This 60-...

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 6:30pm

'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.'

Published in 1813, Jane Austen's ultimate romantic comedy Pride and Prejudice has stood the test of time. Filled with unforgettable characters, including Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, this sharp social satire has it all; wit, love, and lots of dancing!

As the Bennet sisters try to navigate their way toward love and marriage, Austen humorously...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, March 6, 2023 - 7:15pm

TOOTSIE - March 6, 2023, 7:15 PM  

“Musical comedy heaven! The laugh-out-loud funniest musical of the Broadway season.” –Peter Travers, Rolling Stone 

Call it "musical comedy heaven" (Rolling Stone). Call it "the most uproarious new musical in years!" (The Hollywood Reporter). Call it TOOTSIE!  This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater tells the story of Micahel Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one showstopping act...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 4:00pm

Join us for this Exclusive up close performance in our Myre River Room.  Seating is limited.

Kids, families, and music lovers, join us as we MEET MOZART!  Through live music, stories, and song, the show takes us on an interactive journey to explore and learn about the instruments, scores, and themes that inspired Mozart to compose his greatest works, from variations on 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' through to his great orchestral pieces.

The production explores the...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 4:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 19, 2023 - 6:30pm

Get ready to be amazed!

This attraction has been called “incredible,” “breathtaking,” “stunning,” and “quite unbelievable,” to quote but a few of the critics. As a special treat for fans of THE PEKING ACROBATS, this all-new production now features performers from THE SHANGHAI CIRCUS to create a very special Chinese Acrobatic extravaganza unlike any other! With the addition of fresh elements from THE SHANGHAI CIRCUS, the amalgamation of their incredible talents brings a whole new...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, March 24, 2023 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 25, 2023 - 7:00pm


Tickets start at $44.50 plus fees

VIP Meet & Greet Package - $194.50 plus fees  (VIP Ticket includes One Premium seat, A VIP Tour Laminate, and a post-show meet & greet/photo op with Rodney Carrington.)


Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer, and writer, playing sold-out shows around the world as...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 7:30pm


WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show, so bring your suggestions, and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, April 10, 2023 - 7:15pm

ANASTASIA - April 10, 2023, 7:15 PM

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 7:00pm

POTTED POTTER - April 18, 7:00 PM

“Gloriously irreverent.” – Time Out London, Critics’ Choice

Playing to sold-out houses all over the world, the Olivier Award-nominated Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books into seventy hilarious minutes. Even if you don’t know the difference between a Horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, April 21, 2023 - 6:30pm
  • Show Date 
    Friday, April 21, 2023 - 5:00pm

Cory Asbury - The Pioneer Tour

Buy tickets online or call 270.450.4444

Buy any price level seat and add one of these exciting VIP EXPERIENCES to your ticket purchase:

VIP #1: The “Pioneer Tour” Experience – $100 

  • Access to a pre-show Question & Answer Experience with Cory Asbury. You will also get a chance to hear new music from Cory’s upcoming album and hear about the songwriting process.
  • Meet...
  • Show Date 
    Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 6:00pm

Get ready to “Party for a Purpose” at the Carson Center’s biggest annual fundraising event on Thursday, May 11, 2023!   Save money by taking advantage of the Early Bird discount through April. The sooner, the better on getting your table or tickets because this fun event always sells out. This party takes place throughout the Carson Center. Enjoy mixing and mingling with friends old and new as you enjoy a silent auction, live auction full of one-of-a-kind experiences, food...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, May 12, 2023 - 7:15pm

RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES performs songs from Abbey Road & the Rooftop Concert LIVE as well as all your favorite Beatles' hits!

Get back to where you once belonged! 

This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles. Experience the world's most iconic band and get back to where you once belonged with RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, May 27, 2023 - 4:00pm

Part of the Myre Series of Faith-Based Performances

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 7:30pm



May 31 & June 1, 2023 - BUY EARLY!  These performances will sell out!

THIS PAGE LINKS YOU TO TICKETS for the MAY 31, 2023, 6:00 PM ONLY.  

UP TO FOUR (4) Tickets may be purchased online.  For more than four (4), please call our Box Office at 270.450.4444.  



  • Show Date 
    Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 7:30pm

ON SALE SEPTEMBER 30, 10 AM (Carson Center Members can buy early.  Contact or to become a Member.)


May 31 & June 1, 2023 - BUY EARLY!  These performances will sell out!


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