Live theater can be even more magical when you experience all of the touching,
funny, thought-provoking moments with someone else. Through special receptions
and events throughout the year, Duets brings single, mature adults together to
meet, mingle, and attend performances together.
Richard Glazier: Broadway to Hollywood
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Reception: 1:00pm – free with ticket purchase
Performance: 2:00pm – ticket price range: $15-30
Pianist and George Gershwin expert Richard Glazier both plays and explains fabulous
movie music. The program includes songs from such movie musicals as “Auntie
Mame,” “Kiss Me Kate,” and “My Fair Lady.” In between
songs Glazier demonstrates how music impacts storytelling, and then closes with
a signature piece, Gershwin’s compete solo piano version of “Rhapsody
A Christmas Memory—Holiday Party!
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Reception 1:00pm – free with ticket purchase
Performance 2:00pm – ticket price range: $12-25
Based on the short story by Truman Capote, “A Christmas Memory”
is a joyous emotional holiday musical that reminds us what Christmas, family, and
friendship are all about. Directed by the Gallo Center’s Jim Johnson!
Songs of Johnny Mercer—Valentine’s Day Luncheon!
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Luncheon 12:30pm – Luncheon fee: $15
Performance 2:00pm – ticket price range: $29-49
The Gallo Center is delighted to bring back actress-singer Linda Purl (“Matlock”
and “The Office”) and cabaret star Lee Lessack as they sing their way
through the heartwarming music of Johnny Mercer. Enjoy the timeless tunes “Moon
River,” Autumn Leaves,” “Black Magic,” “My Shining
Hour,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” and many more.
The Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart
Friday, March 20, 2015
Reception 6:30pm – free with ticket purchase
Performance 7:30pm – ticket price range: $29-69
In the history of jazz there is only one bandleader with distinction of having
his orchestra still performing sold out concerts all over the world, with members
personally chosen by him, nearly 30 years after his passing. Count Basie was and
still is an American institution that personifies the grandeur and excellence of
Make sure to mention DUETS to receive a 15% discount and seating in the DUETS
section. To make ticket reservations, please visit the ticket office at 1000 I Street—Modesto,
or call (209) 338-2100.
For more information and to join Duets, please contact Carol Hannen
(209) 338-5034 or
All performances, prices and events are subject to change.