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Live Performances

Montana Repertory Theatre Presents “On Golden Pond”

January 23, 2018 - 7:30PM

$22 Adult | $16 Students

Montana Repertory Theatre launches its 2018 national tour with this beguilingly simple tale of a single family and how they pull apart and then find each other. A beautiful classic about being lost—and found again.

Uncorked 2018 – Speakeasy Shenanigans

February 3, 2018 - 7:00


Please join us at the Helena Civic Center (new location!) at 7:00 p.m. on February 3, 2018, as we shimmy the night away at Uncorked 2018 – Speakeasy Shenanigans. This event will feature live entertainment produced by the Myrna, silent and live auctions, and a wine-tasting, along with a full, no-host bar and tasty treats. Proceeds will benefit the Myrna Loy’s mission – to inspire Helena by presenting enriching arts experiences. Don your snazziest 1920s duds or come as you are, but don’t forget to whisper the password to the palooka at the door so we know you’re cool. Free souvenir glass to the first 300 folks to purchase tickets. And don’t forget your foldin’ money (or debit card) so you can try your luck at the Wall of Wine! Click Buy Tickets at right and don’t forget the secret password – hotsy-totsy. Shhh… Hope to lay eyes on you!

Sponsored by: Anderson Zurmuehlen, The Base Camp, Helena Orthodontics, The Investment Group, LLC., Island Liquor, Helena Town Car, First Interstate Bank, McDantim, and Keller Williams Realty – Alice Santos. 


International Guitar Night

February 13, 2018 - 7:30PM


Gypsy-jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt returns with a new team of earth-shatteringly fabulous guitarists. This year featuring Alberta-based guitarist Calum Graham, Scotland’s Marek Pasieczny, and winner of both fingerstyle and classical world championships, Michael Chapdelaine. Together onstage for this brief tour—unforgettable.

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

February 22, 2018 - 7:30PM


Unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist, and NEA Jazz Master. The epic Dr. Lonnie is an authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades,   featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with just about everyone. This will be a pinnacle night.

Supported by National Endowment for the Arts

10 Strings and a Goat Skin

March 2, 2018 - 7:30PM


That’s all it takes to make a person happy. Really. This boundary-busting Prince Edward Island band plays Irish, Acadian, French and original creations infused with modern and world rhythms. It’s a fiery, contagious and unique sound with a stage presence that soars.

Joan Soriano

March 9, 2018 - 7:30PM


This year Myrna hosts a rolling Afro-Caribbean music festival. It began with the raucously joyous Betsayda Machado in July, and continues with the voice of the Dominican Republic, Joan Soriano. From the beaches of Santo Domingo comes 6-piece a steel-string bachata band so enticing you’ll forget it’s March outside.

Supported by Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation’s ‘Southern Exposure’ program, with support from National Endowment for the Arts


March 13, 2018 - 7:30PM


Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with one of the biggest names in Irish traditional music. Led by iconic singer Cathy Jordan, Dervish is globally huge. They’ve played with James Brown, Neil Young, Sting and Iron Maiden. How much fun will it be to see them in our little Myrna?

‘Spiritrials’ with Dahlak Brathwaite

March 23, 2018 - 7:30PM


This multi-dimensional play layers character monologues, poetic verse, and sampling in a moving, funny piece that blurs hip-hop and dramatic performance. With an onstage DJ—playing game show host, chorus, and God—this energetic, irreverent, poignant piece explores justice, youth, race, hope, and the resilience and fragility of youth.

Supported by National Performance Network and National Endowment for the Arts

Special Show for Young Families! ‘I Laid an Egg’

April 6 & 7 - 10:30AM

$10 Adults | $7 Children

Double Image Theater Lab presents a sweetly surprising original show perfect for preschools and young families. Margot goes on an adventure with her imaginary friend, Egg, in a spellbinding world of shadows and household items.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. No dropoffs please!

Daymé Arocena

April 17, 2018 - 7:30PM


Myrna’s Afro-Caribbean festival peaks with the amazing Daymé Arocena, Cuba’s ‘global diva.’ With exceptional warmth and a powerful presence to augment her virtuosity, Dayme is one of the “most inviting ambassadors” for Cuba’s contemporary music.

Supported by Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation’s ‘Southern Exposure’ program, with support from National Endowment for the Arts.

The Fretless

May 17, 2017 - 7:30PM

$22 Adult | $18 Students

Canadian string quartet taking string music to fascinating places by transforming fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, high-energy arrangements. They bring four very different musical backgrounds together to shatter expectations in writing, creativity and performance.

Supported by National Endowment for the Arts