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Did you know when you become a member of The Carson Center, you can buy tickets before they go on sale to the public? You get access to the best seats in the house while making the very best live performances possible at YOUR Carson Center! And our Members NEVER MISS OUT! As a Carson Center Member, you will stay in the know with our "Backstage" E-Newsletter.  Join today for as low as $50 a year! Click here to become a member and buy your tickets before they go on sale to the public! a sneak preview... Read more...
JUST ANNOUNCED!  NELLY!  LIVE AT THE CARSON CENTER ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 8 PM.Who is NELLY?Nelly's 2000 solo debut, Country Grammar, spawned a smash single by the same name, and his unique approach to music has kept his sound fresh and the hits coming. Nelly's next four albums all made it to the top three on the Billboard chart, with the singles routinely making the top 20 and four of them going to No. 1. When the two-time Grammy Award winner isn't creating hit songs with collaborators or on his own, Nelly ventures into film and television work.Why is... Read more...
PATRON ADVISORY UPDATE: Effective February 12, 2022, until further notice:Patrons are not required to wear MASKS for entry.Neither Proof of Vaccination nor a negative test is required for entry.Patrons are encouraged to wear masks if they feel more comfortable doing so.Vaccination against Covid-19 and its variants is an effective way to slow the spread of the disease.Please stay home if you are sick.  If you have questions, email boxoffice@thecarsoncenter.orgThis policy is subject to change.... Read more...
ACCESS ARTS AT THE CARSON CENTER makes at least 10 tickets for every performance available to people, who for whatever reason, are underserved by the arts.  Learn more HERE      
Join us for Llama Llama Live on Thursday, March 26 at 6pm. Tickets are $12 + fees. Come early and have your photo taken with alpacas from Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch. All pajama-wearing patrons will be entered into a drawing to win ONE Free Subscription to our 2020-2021 First Stages Series and an adorable Llama toy.  
RON WHITE TATER BAR PRE-SHOW PARTY: Come early and join us before the Ron White performance Saturday, March 7! Tickets are $15 and includes 1 trip through the Baked Potato Bar (Fresh gigantic Idaho potatoes lightly rolled in coarse sea salt and baked to Fluffy Perfection with the following toppings: Butter, Sour Cream, Ranch, Chopped Onion, Diced Tomato, Shredded Cheese, Chopped Bacon, Jalapenos, Chopped Ham, BBQ Pork, Steamed Broccoli, Melted Cheese, BBQ Sauce. Includes dessert, tea, and water.) Cash bar will be available... Read more...
Due to the growing health and safety concerns of the Coronavirus, we are canceling the pie tasting contest this Saturday, March 14th.  We will post the pie names on our Facebook page and allow fans to vote for their favorite name. The winner will have their recipe posted online.  
In conjunction with the NEA Big Read Paducah, The Carson Center will produce and present Fahrenheit 451 - a theatrical staged reading of Ray Bradbury's stage adaptation of his classic work. For the first time, The Carson Center is looking for local and regional residents (high school and older) to perform the first-ever self-produced reading on The Carson Center stage.The NEA Big Read is a community wide effort to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect... Read more...
Join us before the Ten Tenors performance on Sunday, December 15th. There will be wassail and candy canes. Santa will be here for photos by the Christmas tree. The lobby opens at 5:30pm and the concert begins at 6:30pm. We are excited to announce that Paducah Tilghman's A Capella groups, Prime Rib and Concordia, will be opening the show. Tickets are $36, $28, $22. The pre-show treats and photos are free. For tickets call 270-450-4444 or CLICK to purchase online. 
Join us pre-show for fun activities with your little ballerinas on Thursday, December 12.  Our Stagecrafts sponsored by Colgan Orthodontics will be mouse ears that they can wear. Will also have ballerinas in the lobby for photo opportunities from AMPA. The lobby doors open at 5:00pm and the show starts at 6:00pm.  Tickets are still available for $12. 
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