KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season With a Sizzling Line-Up of Smash Broadway Hits, Comedy Giants and Rock, Pop and Classical Music Superstars.
KRAVIS CENTER has the ticket to the stars just for you. Patti LaBelle, Bernadette Peters, Wanda Sykes, Martin Short, Joshua Bell, Chris Botti, Cleveland Orchestra, Larry King, Kings of Salsa, , Larry the Cable Guy, Huey Lewis & The News, Matisyahu, Dennis Miller, Diana Krall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman and Boradway shows; THE ADDAMS FAMILY, DAMN YANKEES, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, FOREVER TANGO, HAIR, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, LES MISÉRABLES, MAMMA MIA!, MY FAIR LADY, SOUTH PACIFIC And So Much More! Tickets Go On Sale to the Public on September 24, 2011.
(West Palm Beach, FL – July 26, 2011) The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts is Celebrating 20 Years of Artistic Excellence and Commitment to the Community.
On the occasion of the Kravis Center’s 20th anniversary celebration, the Center is poised to present an exciting and eclectic array of international artists and attractions from every discipline, including Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, talk show champion Larry King, song stylist supreme Diana Krall, the renowned Joffrey Ballet and inimitable funnymen Dennis Miller, Martin Short and Larry the Cable Guy.
Highlights of the Kravis Center’s upcoming season will include two different Patti’s (LaBelle and LuPone); two daytime legends on one stage (Regis Philbin and Susan Lucci); the Munich Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra and Moscow Classical Ballet; as well as musical tributes ranging from Tommy Dorsey to the fully staged rock concerts of Elvis Presley and Pink Floyd; along with stage sensations HAIR, STOMP and BLAST!
“Our upcoming 20th anniversary season will be particularly exciting,” said Judith Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer of the Kravis Center. “With such a well-rounded roster of performances, the Kravis Center once again provides something for everyone and this season reflects our commitment to offer programming that is as diverse as the community we serve.”
“From some of America’s favorite musicals like DAMN YANKEES, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MY FAIR LADY and SOUTH PACIFIC, as well as recent Broadway triumphs such as THE ADDAMS FAMILY, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES starring George Hamilton and COME FLY AWAY, this blockbuster lineup will offer an amazing array of Broadway fare, along with plenty of delights for those who love comedy, dance classical music and jazz,” said Lee Bell, Senior Director of Programming at the Kravis Center.
In addition to performances in the 2,195-seat Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall, the Kravis Center will present a diverse array of drama, music and dance in the intimate 289-seat Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse, and the flexible Helen K. Persson Hall. Some of the Family Fare performances will be held in the outdoor Michael and Andrew Gosman Amphitheatre.
Among the popular Kravis Center series that are returning for the 20th Anniversary 2011-2012 season are: + Kravis On Broadway. The 2011-2012 Kravis On Broadway season boasts a powerful line-up that includes the macabre new musical comedy THE ADDAMS FAMILY and the exuberant Tony Award-winning revival of the tribal rock musical HAIR. Add to this stellar roster the new, highly praised version of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the Tharp-meets-Sinatra dance-filled COME FLY AWAY and the soul-stirring new 25th anniversary production of LES MISÉRABLES. Subscriptions are on sale now for as little as $140. * Nov 8-13 THE ADDAMS FAMILY, * Jan 10-15 HAIR, * Feb 14-19 LA CAGE AUX FOLLES , * Mar 13-18 COME FLY AWAY, * May 16-26 LES MISÉRABLES.
Please note: The Kravis Center is pleased to have a service called Live Performance Captioning (or Open Captioning) that allows deaf or hard of hearing audience members to more fully enjoy Kravis On Broadway performances at our venue. Open Captioning is available for all Saturday matinee performances. Sign language interpreters are provided at all Sunday matinee performances of Kravis On Broadway presentations. Certain Broadway productions contain themes and/or language that may be offensive to some audience members. Viewer discretion is advised. The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call 561-832-7469 or visit www.kravis.org.
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