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The Carson Center will continue to offer Movies by Moonlight outside on the Williams Family Terrace through Fall 2020 as long as weather and local, state, and federal Covid-19 guidelines permit. Our Movies by Moonlight series which has been screening Broadway musical movies will conclude in late July and a new series will begin in August.  
The Home Free concert originally scheduled for April 22 has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 8 PM.  Home Free is being presented at The Carson Center by a third-party promoter who is renting our theater.  The promoter for the show is not offering refunds at this time.  Please continue to check our website for up-to-date information regarding all performances.Thank you for your continued support of The Carson Center.
The Carson Center is pleased to announce the next guest for TAKE FIVE, the live-streaming concert series professionally produced on our stage and streamed to you FREE via Facebook Live at Friday, August 7- Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins.
Updated March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm.  The Collingsworth Family Concert will not take place on the rescheduled date of April 26 as hoped and has been further postponed.  We are working with them to find a new date and will update the website accordingly.  Please check back soon or direct questions to
With the unprecedented outbreak and spreading of COVID-19, your safety is our primary concern. In accordance with the strong recommendations from local, state, and federal governments and the CDC, The Carson Center for the Performing Arts has suspended all normal operations for 30 days.  Therefore, The Carson Center’s presentation of the national tour of Waitress scheduled for March 19, 2020, has been postponed. We are sorry for any inconvenience and will be in touch with a new date as soon as possible. All other performances and events during this 30 day period have already been... Read more...
Beginning March 13, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Carson Center suspended all normal operations.  Due to the additional restrictions imposed by our local and state governments to protect your health and safety, all performances have been postponed until further notice. The Carson Center is working to get all affected performances rescheduled and your tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. In the event of a cancellation, ticket holders will have the option to make a tax-deductible donation to the Carson Center or receive a refund.  No shows have been cancelled at this... Read more...
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony scheduled for Saturday, March 14 will be postponed to a later date.The PSO staff and board have been monitoring the ongoing and developing situation concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the health of our patrons, musicians, and staff, we have decided to postpone our concert scheduled for Saturday, March 14. This program will be rescheduled. We will announce a new date as soon as we are able. Thank you for your patience and understanding.... Read more...
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.  
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. The Cast has been selected and will perform the first-ever self-produced reading on The Carson Center stage on Sunday, March 29 at 4pm. The reading is open to the public. Tickets are $4.51. For tickets call 270-450-4444 or CLICK TO BUY ONLINE.Fahrenheit 451 Cast ListMontag: Ross SmithBlack:  Thomas JacksonHolden:  Scott DossettBeatty:  Tom DolanClarisse:  Savannah RicheyFirst... Read more...
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...
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