Five Nights on Campus

Join us for our 20th Anniversary Season!
Five Nights on Campus
2014-15 Performance Schedule

Five Nights on Campus is a performing arts series designed specifically for the residents of the
seven-county regional service area of Ohio State Marion and is intended to complement the other entertainment opportunities available in the area. This series features a variety of performance styles from folk music to jazz, from Broadway to a cappella, with an opportunity for the audience to meet with artists at a reception at the end of each evening. The mission of Five Nights on Campus is to provide exceptional and diverse cultural and educational opportunities and to encourage the community to be a part of campus life.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. All tickets are general seating.

Annie Sellick with Pat Bergeson
Thursday, October 9, 7:30 p.m.

"Jazz vocalist phenom Annie Sellick teams up with her master guitarist and harmonica playing husband Pat Bergeson to perform as a duo called The Babbas. Combining exceptional musicianship, body percussion, guitar, harmonica and exquisite vocal abilities, this pair brings it all to the stage. Sellick has performed around the globe in clubs, festivals and theaters and received praise in Downbeat magazine, Jazz Times and the L.A. Times.


The Wiz ~ Our annual student Broadway musical production
Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m. & Friday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.

The Wiz is a delightful retelling of L. Frank Baum’s immortal 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz. After a long and successful run, the show has had many revivals. A film adaptation was released in 1978. This production will showcase our students, as well as community performers.


Alina Kiryayeva
Thursday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.

Ukrainian-born pianist, Alina Kiryayeva, gave her first recital at age eight and made her orchestra debut at age eleven. She completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Julliard School, and has been praised for her powerful command of the instrument and clarity of sound. Kiryayeva captivates audiences with unique interpretations and virtuosic fireworks of nearly unplayable piano transcriptions.


Bettman & Halpin
Thursday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.

Stephanie Bettman is an accomplished writer, singer, and fiddler. Luke Halpin is a renowned multiinstrumentalist musician – a master of the guitar and the mandolin, impressive on fiddle and banjo. Their music is an engaging mixture of folk, roots, bluegrass, and jazz, with memorable lyrics and instrumentation.


A Band Called Honalee
Thursday, May 14, 7:30 p.m.

A Band Called Honalee brings together three young artists whose passion and enthusiasm for folk music sparks an invigorating return to the era of Peter, Paul, and Mary. Sarah, Chris, and Eli are steeped in the legacy of the folk movement, and honor the past, while adding a modern touch, reminding audiences of the vitality and power of this incredible music.


For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, or more information on
Five Nights contact Gary Iams at:  (740) 725-6253 or e-mail:

Adults: $10
Seniors: $9
Students: $4
Marion campus faculty & staff: $8
Tickets are also available at the door the evening of each event.

Season Ticket Prices for 2014-2015

Scarlet & Gray Patron: $50
Adult: $35
Senior: $30
Student: $15
Corporate Membership: $200 (includes 6 season tickets)
Club/Civic Membership: $200 (includes 6 season tickets)
Marion Campus Employee: $28

Group discounts are available.

Special thanks to our 2014-15 sponsors:

Arcelormittal; Frontier; Marion Technical College; Morral Companies, LLC; Ohio Health; Sims Bros., Inc.; Stifel; The Marion Star; Whirlpool Corporation; Wyandot, Inc.   

Special thanks to our partners:

The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Marion County and Buckeye Backers (Ohio State Marion's volunteer group)