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More Unforgettable Performances Coming to Staller Center This Fall

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A dynamic array of inspiring and matchless performances will highlight the Fall 2022 season at Staller Center for the Arts. With a diverse lineup of performers, Staller Center showcases both emerging and established artists of wide-ranging appeal.

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“The variety of entertainment offerings this season is programmed to appeal to all ages,” said Staller Center Director Alan Inkles. “Coming together to experience arts and culture can provide that collective experience we all crave.”


Rhythm and blues duo Lion Babe brings a unique brand of funk, soul and sonic magic to the Staller stage on September 23. Multi-disciplinary artist Jillian Hervey and DJ/producer Lucas Goodman perform original songs, classic covers and new material.

Colin Carr joins pianist Kyungwah Chu on September 28.

Virtuoso cellist and Stony Brook artist-in-residence Colin Carr joins award-winning pianist Kyungwah Chu on September 28. Proceeds from the concert will benefit cello students in the Department of Music at Stony Brook.

Vocalist Morgan James brings her meticulously trained, versatile voice of unbridled soul to Staller Center on September 29. James has commanded Broadway theaters and blues venues and garnered internet fame with more than 200 million views on YouTube.


The Peking Acrobats bound onto the Main Stage on October 7, pushing the limits of human ability, flexibility and control. Trick-cycling, tumbling, juggling and gymnastics come together into one jaw-dropping show.

Macy Kate makes her Staller Center debut on the Recital Hall stage on October 14. Kate’s powerhouse voice and self-effacing confessional lyrics have made her a viral success with millions of streams on Spotify.

On October 18, the Emerson String Quartet makes its 63rd appearance at Staller Center as part of the group’s valedictory 47th season. This unmissable performance is a rare occasion to hear one of the world’s finest string quartets in their farewell season.

Vic DiBitetto

The “Bread and Milk” man, Vic DiBitteto, takes over the Staller Main Stage on October 22 with his working-class brand of comedy and irreverent musings on the world around him.

Cabaret legend Michael Feinstein returns to the Staller Center on October 29 with Get Happy, a spirited celebration of Judy Garland on her 100th birthday.


On November 6, Metropolitan Opera tenor Matthew Polenzani brings his world-class artistry to the Recital Hall for an intimate evening of selections from his award-winning, versatile career.

Starry Nights, a magical evening of chamber music curated by cellist Colin Carr, returns on November 11 accompanied by Stony Brook’s established artists and rising stars.

On November 18, renowned violinist Caroline Campbell showcases her exceptional versatility in Hollywood Serenade, performing some of the best-known music of Hollywood and beyond.


Sixteen-time Grammy-winning music icon David Foster and singer, television, and Broadway star Katharine McPhee introduce their viral Instagram The Kat & Dave Show to the Staller Center Main Stage on December 1.

America’s Got Talent finalists Sons of Serendip return to the Staller Center Recital Hall for a special holiday show on December 11 with a mix of seasonal favorites.

Sons of Serendip

Other Fall Performances

Staller Center presents live and encore screenings from the MetOpera Live in HD and theatre in HD direct from London on Staller’s 40-foot screen. MetOpera Live in HD presents Cherubini’s Medea on October 23, Verdi’s La Traviata on November 12 and Mozart’s The Magic Flute on December 3. Kinky Boots in HD comes to Staller audiences on November 11, followed by Shakespeare’s Henry V in HD on November 13.

On October 1 and November 5, the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra displays the impeccable musicianship and virtuosity of the student musicians of the Department of Music at Stony Brook University. On Saturday, December 10, a performance led by the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra will present an Orpheus-style conductor-less concert.

American Ballet Theater, scene from Jessica Lang’s ZigZag. Photo: Rosalie O’Connor.

Looking ahead to 2023, Staller Center’s annual Gala on March 4 will feature the internationally renowned American Ballet Theatre.

Tickets for the Fall 2022 season and the 2023 Gala are on sale now, with a 10 percent discount offered on all shows through September 5. Use code PRE22X at checkout. The Staller Center will announce the Spring 2023 season in November. Please visit or call (631) 632-ARTS, or email

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