Michael Cavanaugh
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents

Michael Cavanaugh: The Music Of Paul Simon, James Taylor, And Neil Diamond

Jun 7, 2025

Schuster Center


Experience an unforgettable evening with Michael Cavanaugh featuring the music of Paul Simon, James Taylor, and Neil Diamond! Handpicked by Billy Joel to star in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out, Cavanaugh earned both Tony and Grammy Award nominations in the lead role. He has captivated audiences worldwide and Billboard has heralded him as “The New Voice of the American Rock and Roll Songbook.” Now, Cavanaugh brings his extraordinary talent to the music of legendary singer-songwriters Paul Simon, James Taylor, and Neil Diamond.

Join us for a night of timeless classics as Cavanaugh takes you on a musical journey with iconic songs like Paul Simon’s “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” and James Taylor’s “How Sweet It Is.” With his dynamic stage presence, Cavanaugh breathes new life into these beloved songs. The show also features a few surprises from other singer-songwriter legends, making each performance an unique experience!

Neal Gittleman, Conductor
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Age Recommendation

All audience members must have a ticket, regardless of age. For the consideration of all patrons, children on laps and/or babes in arms are not permitted at most Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presentations.


Sign interpretation and/or audio description available upon request. Please let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance if you would like either of these services when you order your tickets from Dayton Live. Please understand that while we will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations, certain requests may not be able to be honored.

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The Arts Garage, on the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, open for all performances at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex. The Arts Garage is owned and operated by Dayton Live, so parking there actually helps support the arts venues used by all our great arts organizations. For more parking information, visit our Directions & Parking page.

Ticket Information

Dayton Live is the only outlet authorized to sell tickets to events at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, PNC Arts Annex, and The Loft Theatre. For this event, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has been authorized to sell tickets within the scope of Dayton Live’s ticketing processes and procedures. To learn more about Season Tickets, gift certificates, and Ticket Office hours, call 937-228-3630 or visit DaytonLive.org.

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Michael Cavanaugh
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra


Jun 7, 7:30PM
Jun 7