Zlock Performing Arts Center

Upcoming Events

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project Panel Book Discussion

Thursday April 16, 2023

6pm

How should we respond to the suffering of others? As part of secret WWII organization, Irena Sendler (1910–2008) rescued several hundred Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto—providing false identities and hiding places in orphanages, convents, and private homes.

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ShadowGrass

Sunday April 28, 2024

3pm

With their fast picking and fresh arrangements, ShadowGrass is moving forward in the bluegrass genre by incorporating each member’s varied influences into a fresh project that branches outside the bounds of traditional music. Lobby Bluegrass Jam- 1pm - 3pm * bring your instrument to jam and get one free drink on the house. Concert -3pm Cash Bar opens at 1pm

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Bucks Drama Club Presents - A Night of One Acts Sp24

Thursday May 2 and Friday May 3, 2024

7 pm

Join us in the Zlock Performing Arts Center for a night of comedy, as the Drama Club presents its One Acts Production. This show is one night only so you won't wanna miss this! Admission is free, and anyone is welcome to attend! Come out and support your fellow classmates and actors for this exciting night of theater! Doors open at 7 pm, and the show will begin at 7:30 pm. Free and Open to the Public

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Bucks Jazz Orchestra Fall 24

Tuesday may 7, 2024

7pm

Directed by Pianist Jeff Baumeister and Guitarist John Sheridan of the music faculty, the Student Jazz Orchestra performs classic big band repertoire of the masters and premieres newly composed works by today’s world-renowned jazz artists. FREE and open to Public .

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Bucks Dance Showcase

Friday May 10, 2022

7 pm

Bucks County Community College's Dance program is introducing their first live performance. This showcase will be an accumulation of faculty work, student choreography, and screen dance excerpts. These works will explore different dance styles as well as original choreography. The Dance Program at Bucks welcomes the community to attend and enjoy an evening of movement. Directed by Bucks Dance Coordinator/Dance Faculty Tia Di Pietro. FREE and open to Public- Reservations Suggested

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In October 2014, Bucks County Community College announced that the Gateway Auditorium would be renamed in honor of Kevin Zlock, founder and managing partner of Zlock & Coverdale, P.C., and his wife Sima, for their generous support of the college. For more information about the Zlock’s philanthropic philosophy, visit bucksdivorcelawyers.com.

The Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center hosts musical and theatrical performances, business conferences, and educational events throughout the year. The Zlock Performing Arts Center offers exceptional staging, lighting, and acoustics in an intimate 339-seat theater. The venue is located at the Bucks County Community College Newtown Campus, just 45 minutes north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Built in 1971 and upgraded in 2000, the Zlock Performing Arts Center is also available for rent on a limited basis to external for-profit and non-profit groups and organizations.

Theater Policies

In an ongoing effort to ensure the safety, security, and convenience of Zlock Performing Arts Center patrons and performers, we ask that you please take a moment to review our policies.

  • Box Office

    Opens one hour before all events. Terms & Conditions Refund Policy: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges. In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund for this ticket may be issued at the option of the management. Spring 2024 Box Office Hours: Monday- 12pm – 2pm Tuesday- 1pm - 4pm Wednesday- 12pm – 2pm Thursday- 1pm - 4pm Friday-N/A One 90 min Before Each Show

  • Late Seating

    Late seating is at the discretion of House Management and may not be possible for some performances. If you arrive late, ushers will seat you at the earliest appropriate time during the performance. Out of respect for the performers on stage and the other audience members, you will be asked to wait in the lobby with the usher until the appropriate seating break. In some cases, this will not be until intermission, so please plan accordingly. If you need to leave the performance early, we ask that you leave at a point in the performance when moving around would be of minimal disturbance to those around you. When you return, you will be asked to wait with the usher until the next seating break.

  • Cell Phone & Camera Usage

    All electronic devices must be turned off or silenced during performances.

  • Food & Beverages

    We offer beer, wine, mixed drinks, non alcoholic beverages and snacks for purchase at the ZPAC lobby cash bar. The ZPAC Lobby Bar opens at 6pm before 7:30pm shows. Beverages are only allowed in theater in our Zlock theater lidded cups which are available for purchase at the lobby bar. These can be reused when you return at future shows. Cash bar

  • Lost & Found

    The Bucks Security Office (Cottage 4) oversees and manages any items left behind. Found items will be kept secure in our Security Office for two weeks. Personal items found such as wallets, ID cards, credit cards, and keys will immediately be turned into the Security Office. Please call 215-968-8911 to inquire about lost items.

  • Discounts

    Bucks County Community College faculty and staff, Alumni, Seniors 65+, Veterans, Active Military and First responders save 10% off each online order for select shows, Please call or visit the Box Office for savings code. Current Bucks students with valid ID receive free admission to select performances as noted. Please call or visit Box Office for tickets.

  • Seniors

    65+; Enjoy 10% off General or Premium priced tickets at select shows by calling or visiting our Box office at 215- 968-8469 to receive savings code.

Theater Accessibility

The Kevin & Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center accommodates the needs of individuals with physical disabilities. We provide seats for patrons with limited mobility, accommodation for Personal Care Attendants, as well as Assisted Listening technology.

  • Limited Mobility

    Accessible seats are available for people with mobility disabilities and their companions. People who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices and people who cannot climb steps, or walk long distances are permitted to purchase Accessible Seats. People who, because of their disability, cannot sit in a straight-back chair, or those whose service dogs cannot lie safely in the aisle, are also permitted to purchase Accessible Seats. Please mention your specific needs when purchasing your tickets.

  • Personal Care Attendants

    We provide complimentary admission for government-funded or paid personal care attendants (PCAs) whose attendance is required to enable people with severe disabilities (i.e. people who require around-the-clock assistance) to attend events. Depending on the event and the location of the ticketed patron's seat, the PCA will either be provided a seat or will be directed to a location nearby where the PCA can stand. Any request for a complimentary PCA admission must be made when purchasing the patron's ticket by calling the Box Office at 215-968-8087.



Questions?

Questions about these policies can be addressed to the Director of Community Programming & College Events.

peter.chiovarou@bucks.edu