Up & Coming Weekly

October 17, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM October 18-24, 2023 UCW 15 EVENT OCT. 19 - NOV. 05 BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW! CFRT.ORG or 910.323.4233 About the show: Storm clouds are gathering over the Addams family's mansion as Gomez faces every father's nightmare: his daughter, Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man. And if that wasn't upsetting enough, Gomez must keep the secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents. One thing is certain: the Addams family will never be the same! Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams Directed by Mary Catherine Burke Choreographed by Tyce Diorio Rated PG for parental guidance. This play contains some mild adult themes and is recommended for ages 12+. THEY'RE CREEPY, KOOKY, MYSTERIOUS, & SPOOKY! Help your kids to develop reading and critical thinking skills by playing games, solving puzzles, and reading exciting educational stories! Maxwell Night: The Trilogy Show coming to the Crown a AMBER LITTLE No adult over the age of 35 doesn't recognize the sweet melodic voice of Maxwell as soon as the first note is dropped. Maxwell Night: e Trilogy Show is coming to the Crown Coliseum on Oct. 20. e show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $59 to $200 for premium front-row seats. For those interested in a VIP experi- ence, seats are still available. VIP ticket holders will be seated in the first 12 rows, and receive a specially designed Maxwell tour shirt, an exclusive Max- well merchandise item, a commemo- rative tour laminate and an on-site VIP host. Attendees will have a large selection of cocktails, wine and beer from mul- tiple bars around the coliseum and hot delicious food. Fans will be able to pur- chase exclusive Maxwell merchandise in the concourse during the concert. Maxwell has been serenading music lovers for over two decades, continu- ously pumping out hit after hit. e perfect date night or girls' night option, Maxwell will set the mood for an el- evated evening of music and nostalgia. For those who follow the artist on social media, he is fully prepared to put on a show for his faithful fans. e con- cert is set to be an R&B lover's dream. Opening for Maxwell, but not an afterthought, is the multitalented Alex Isley. Alex's sound is smooth and sul- try, entrancing listeners with her poetic lyrics and soulful voice. e daughter of famous singer Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers, performing for an audience is in her genes. Maxwell is a big name for Fayetteville. ere was a substantial amount of work put in to make this concert and more events like it. "Our General Manager, Seth Ben- alt, works all year to line up talented performers like Maxwell. is process involves building positive relationships with promoters and helping to educate them about the potential that exists in our market," said Maddy Eversole, marketing director at the Crown. "It isn't just a one-person job though. A huge part of the equation when it comes to securing big acts at our facilities rests with our community. e support of our community coming out to these shows is what will help us continue to bring impressive shows to Fayetteville." e Crown Complex has more in store for area residents. "is fall in the Crown eatre we have a full lineup of shows including Gladys Knight and e Ville City Blues Festival featuring Tucka, King George, Calvin Richardson, Pokey Bear, eo- dis Ealey and J-Wonn," said Eversole. "In the Coliseum, we have Jeezy & Friends taking place on Nov. 25. We are also starting to announce our Spring lineup, so guests should follow our Facebook page, facebook.com/crown- complexnc, to get updates about all the exciting shows we're bringing to the area. Attendees can also visit our web- site to view our entire show calendar for all our facilities." Concertgoers are reminded of the clear bag policy at the Crown Colise- um. More information about that and other policies can be found at https:// www.crowncomplexnc.com/visit/ venue-policies. For tickets and more information, call 910-438-4300, or visit https://www. crowncomplexnc.com/events/ticket- office. AMBER LITTLE, Staff Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com. 910-484-6200. Maxwell Night: e Trilogy Show will be held at the Crown Coliseum on Oct. 20. Tickets can be purchased through the Crown's website at https://www.crowncomplexnc.com/events/ ticket-office. Photo courtesy of the Crown Coliseum.

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