32 | CITISCAPES | DECEMBER 2018 Mix things up this winter with can’t-miss performances and holiday traditions at Walton Arts Center. Whether you are humming classic holiday songs or just need a break from a hectic holiday schedule, there’s something for you this month at Walton Arts Center. These Shows are Hot, Hot, HOT! On Your Feet!—Dec. 4-9 You know and love their music, now learn the story behind Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Cuban immigrants who came to the U.S. and changed the music industry forever. From their humble beginnings to reaching the pinnacle of the pop music world, the Estefans crossed boundaries and broke through barriers in their careers, but they almost lost it all. Packed with fun dance numbers, Latin flair and unbelievable sound, On Your Feet! takes audiences behind the music and inside the real story of a groundbreaking couple who found a way to end up on their feet. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical—Jan. 4 & 5 A rock musical adaption of The New York Times best-selling novel, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical follows Percy Jackson as he discovers Greek gods are real and he is a son of Poseidon. Follow Percy, Annabeth and Grover as they go on a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt. Set to an original rock score, the new musical was nominated for three Drama Desk Awards and mentioned as “worthy of the gods” in Time Out NY. Be one of the first people to see the musical outside of New York City – The Lighting Thief prepares for its national tour at Walton Arts Center. Local audiences will see the first public performances! Bold & Brilliant Holiday Favorites The King’s Singers—Dec. 11 If you love the music of the holidays, then don’t miss the return of The ARTS & CULTURE | BY K ATHERINE GANOUNG | PHOTOS COURTESY OF WALTON ARTS CENTER Walton Arts Center Presents Shows that Really Bring the Heat this Holiday Season On Your Feet! John Patitucci The King’s Singers Polar Express