Press Releases

Holiday Hours

The Bologna Performing Arts Center Main Offices, Arts Education Department, and Ticket Office will be open for business through Friday, December 20 at 5:00pm.  We will then be closed December 21 – January 5.  The Bologna Performing Arts Center Main Offices, Arts Education Department, and Ticket Office will reopen on Monday, January 6. If you need
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A Mississippi Delta Holiday Celebrates Region’s Talent

This past weekend, theater-goers from across the Delta traveled to the Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland to celebrate the season with “A Mississippi Delta Holiday.” Produced by the Delta Music Institute at Delta State University, the third annual program highlighted groups from across the Delta region. The holiday concert featured singer/songwriter Liz Davis from
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Mini-grant received from Mississippi Arts Commission

The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) has been awarded a $1,000 mini-grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). The grant is a portion of the $1.27 million in grants the MAC will award in 2013-2014. The funding will be used to employ the talents of teaching artist Tammy Stanford (pictured left), director of dance at
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A Mississippi Delta Holiday

This weekend, the Bologna Performing Arts Center presents “A Mississippi Delta Holiday” this Sunday at 2:00pm. The program features seasonal favorites from various performing groups from across the Delta region. Singer/songwriter Liz Davis, originally from Madison, and sister of Cleveland’s Tourism Director Kelli Cotton, will be headlining Sunday’s program. Davis shined a spotlight on Mississippi
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MEMPHIS Wows Crowd

Last Sunday night, hundreds braved the cold to travel to the Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland to get a little taste of Memphis in the Mississippi Delta. Four-time Tony award-winning MEMPHIS the Musical was at the Bologna Center for one night only, and the audience was not disappointed. Prior to the show, Ubon’s BBQ
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MEMPHIS Comes to the Delta This Weekend at the Bologna Center

This Sunday night, four time Tony award-winning MEMPHIS the Musical comes to the Bologna Performing Arts Center at 7:00pm. MEMPHIS is inspired by actual events in 1950s Memphis, Tenn. The show features a radio DJ who plays black music on a white radio station for the first time and a promising young club singer who
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GRAMMY U Chapter Hosts Toy Drive

In conjunction with “A Mississippi Delta Holiday,” the GRAMMY U chapter of the Delta Music Institute at Delta State University will be hosting a Toys For Tots Drive through Dec. 8. Toys may be dropped at the following locations on campus: H. L. Nowell Student Union, Zeigel Hall, the Delta Music Institute and in the
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Students Experience Holiday Fun at Bologna Center

The Bologna Performing Arts Center was full of holiday cheer on Nov. 20, as over 2,100 enthusiastic students filled the theater to experience sold-out performances of Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, presented by Casa Mañana Regional Theater. Students traveled to the BPAC from several counties across the Delta, including Bolivar, Coahoma, East Tallahatchie,
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Popovich Performance Cancelled

The Bologna Performing Arts Center regrets to inform their patrons that the upcoming performance of Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre on January 23, 2014 at 7:00pm has been cancelled due to a health issue with the artist. We were looking forward to this family-friendly performance and we apologize for these unforeseen circumstances. Ticket purchasers will be
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BBQ Dinner Before MEMPHIS the Musical

MEMPHIS the Musical, winner of the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, comes to the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) on Sunday, November 24.  To get in the MEMPHIS spirit, the BPAC is hosting a dinner prior to the show to give attendees a fun taste of Memphis style barbeque. The BPAC is teaming up
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