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Give the Gift of the Arts & Entertainment this Holiday Season
Kicking off our Spring 2014 season of upcoming events is TONY Award Winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet. This musical will visit the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on January 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm. This musical is inspired by the true story of the infamous recording session that brought together music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. This musical will feature famous songs such as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Ring of Fire,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” and countless others. Million Dollar Quartet is sponsored by Neighborgall Construction, Air Systems Inc., Chase, Three Gables Surgery Center, West Virginia Lottery, Oldies 97.1, WTCR, The Herald Dispatch, WSAZ, Marshall University, The Marshall University College of Arts and Media, and The Marshall Artists Series. Tickets for this show are $65.06/56.50/51.15.
Direct from Austria, the Vienna Concert-Verein Orchestra is presented by the West Virginia Education Policy Commission, the West Virginia Department of Education, Guyan International, and Cabell County Commission. This orchestra will arrive to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on January 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm. This orchestra was formed by members of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and is headed by Phillippe Entremont. Featured compositions include works from Mozart, Beethoven, Lehar & Strauss, as well as a piano solo by Sebastian Knauer. Knauer even earned a GRAMMY Award nomination in 2005 for the album East Meets West. Vienna Concert-Verein Orchestra is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management, The Earleen Heiner Agee and Robert W. Agee Fund of the Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc., Kindred Communications, Edward Tucker Architects, Huntington Federal, Rahall Transportation Institute, the West Virginia Department of Education & Arts – Kay Goodwin (Cabinet Secretary), Delegate Kevin Craig, Marsha Slater Insurance, Dr. Stephen Nicholas, KEE 100, WVHU, The Herald Dispatch, WSAZ, Marshall University, The Marshall University College of Arts and Media, and The Marshall Artists Series. Tickets for this show are $72.55/54.36/40.45.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, Bizet’s Carmen will visit the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on February 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm. Considered Bizet’s greatest work, Carmen is an operatic tour-de-force performed in French with English supertitles. This opera tells the story of a willful gypsy conveyed through a forceful and unforgettable score. Performed by Teatro Lirico D’Europa, this opera will be shown with a full orchestra sure to please all who attend. Bizet’s Carmen is sponsored by Community Trust Bank, KEE 100, WVHU, WSAZ, The Herald-Dispatch, Marshall University, The Marshall University College of Arts and Media, and the Marshall Artists Series. Tickets for this show are $65.06/45.80/29.75.
With an unmistakable prowess and energy, An Evening of Cabaret with Roslyn Kind will make its way to the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on March 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm. Sister of legendary singer and actress Barbra Streisand, Roslyn Kind will both dazzle and entertain the Huntington audience. Recently, Roslyn toured with her sister through Europe as a special guest artist. Also an actress, Kind will show-off her many talents during this Evening of Cabaret. Kind has definitely made her mark on the entertainment industry and has performed in Carnegie Hall, alongside friend Michael Feinstein. An Evening of Cabaret with Roslyn Kind is sponsored by KEE 100, Oldies 97.1, WVHU, WSAZ, The Herald-Dispatch, Marshall University, The Marshall University College of Arts and Media, and The Marshall Artists Series. All tickets for this show are $51.15.
The groundbreaking BROADWAY musical, Green Day’s American Idiot, will be coming to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on April 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm. Inspired by punk-rock group Green Day, this musical tells the story of 3 friends living in a post 9/11 World. These teens are forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. The quest for this true meaning will in fact lead them on an unimaginable journey. Featured Green Day songs include “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday,” and “American Idiot.” This show should both inspire and enlighten those in attendance. Green Day’s American Idiot, the groundbreaking BROADWAY musical is sponsored by First State Bank, KEE 100, WAMX, WSAZ, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, The Marshall University College of Arts and Media, and The Marshall Artists Series. Tickets for this show are $65.06/56.50/51.15.
Tickets will go fast for these events, so to put a little jolly into your holiday and include the Marshall Artists Series in your holiday festivities. Celebrate the holiday season with the Marshall Artists Series and help welcome these talented acts to Huntington.
To ensure your ticket to any of these amazing shows, be sure to contact the Marshall Artists Series Box Office at 304-696-6656. Or order tickets online at Ticketmaster.com. You may also visit our box office located in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on the Marshall University campus. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.