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Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
At the corner of Civic Dr. and Locust St. 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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68 events
55 reviews
24 stars
The weather was pleasant.. I wore jeans, nice top, and a leather jacket..
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"Back Home Again": A John Denver Holiday Concert
9 ratings
4.7 average rating
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21 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 12 2008

We attended with friends and found this a thoroughly enjoyable show! The musicians were excellent as were the selections of music and other materials. Jim Newman continues to be a great "stand-in" for J. Denver.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 12 2008

We went to this show almost on a whim. Because we like John Denver music, but we are not avid fans, we just thought it would be a nice evening. We came out of the show very energized and feeling passionate about his music, and even wanting to...continued

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17 reviews
51 stars
attended Dec 12 2008

This show didn't have as many John Denver songs as the show last year; there are a lot of classic Christmas songs sung by the cast. Even though their voices are lovely, it wasn't the type of "John Denver Experience" I was hoping for.

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The Lesher Center for the Arts and Diablo Regional Arts Association celebrate the holidays with Back Home Again: A John Denver Holiday Concert.

___Back Home Again, _by Dan Wheetman and Randal Myler, the creators of Fire on the Mountain and Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues, plays at the Lesher Center for the Arts. It features modern and traditional Christmas carols, as well as some of John Denver’s most memorable hits, including “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” “Grandma’s Feather Bed,” and, of course, “Back Home Again.”

A perfect entertainment experience for family and friends, Back Home Again will take you to a place where life is sweet and full of promise. With top-notch performers, including Dan Wheetman, who actually played in Denver’s band for seven years and Broadway vocalists Gail Bliss and Jim Newman, this show promises to be a hit!

About the Ticket Supplier: Center Rep

Established in 1967, Center REPertory Company’s mission is to celebrate the power of the human imagination by producing emotionally engaging, intellectually involving, and visually astonishing live theatre and, through their outreach and education programs, to enrich and advance the cultural life of the communities they serve.