SimplyGrand shows worthy of standing O’s at the Fritz

Move over Big Apple, Grand Forks is stealing some of the spotlight when it comes to bringing in stellar shows!

Since 1972, the Chester Fritz Auditorium stage has hosted numerous legendary performances in a variety of genres. With events ranging from Broadway musicals to international dance productions, their current schedule promises not to disappoint.

At just over 2,300 seats, Chester Fritz is the perfect size to host musical theater and intimate concerts. The superb sound system, renowned acoustics and auditorium layout are such that it makes you feel at one with the production. 

Experience a little of the auditorium’s great history by strolling down the halls lined with autographed pictures of past performers, just some of whom include John Mellencamp, Foreigner, Bette Midler and Jerry Seinfeld. When you’re in the lobby, make sure to gaze upward and enjoy the iconic beauty of the Starcher Chandelier.  Custom made in Italy, it is lighted by approximately 30 lamps and blends 5,550 lead crystal beads, prisms and tear drops.

Whether it’s a family outing or date night out, Chester Fritz Auditorium has been the place to go for over 40 years.  And no matter what show (or shows) you choose, it’s guaranteed to be a performance worthy of a standing ovation!  

October 6, 2021, 7:30 PM – Shen Yun (Chinese dance troop)

October 12, 2021, 8 PM – UND Wind Ensemble (classical music)

October 15, 2021, 7:30 PM – Dailey & Vincent (gospel/bluegrass music)

November 13, 2021, 6 PM – Chris Blue (“The Voice” Season 12 winner)

November 16, 2021, 7:30 PM – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (children’s holiday musical)

November 22, 2021, 8 PM – UND Steel Drum Band (calypso music)

November 30, 2021, 8 PM – UND Wind Ensemble (classical music)

December 4, 2021, 2 PM – Winter Wunderland (holiday music)

January 19, 2022, 7:30 PM – That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody (Off Broadway comedy)

February 9, 2022, 7:30 PM – STOMP (Broadway musical)

March 8, 2022, 8 PM – UND Wind Ensemble (classical music)

March 27, 2022, 3 PM – Church Basement Ladies 20th Anniversary Tour (musical comedy)

March 31, 2022, 7 PM – #IMOMSOHARD: Mom’s Night Out Round 2 (comedy)

April 26, 2022, 8 PM – UND Wind Ensemble (classical music)

Tickets for the above events are available through the Chester Fritz Box Office or online.

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