PRLog - Oct. 3, 2012 - The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts will kick off its star-packed and show-filled 2012-2013 season with the annual Public Ticket Sale Day this Saturday, October 6. The fun-filled event will include local media personalities Christie Banks from Sunny 107.9 (WEAT FM) and Harley Rhodes from Seaview Radio, plus special drawings for tickets and prizes, refreshments and more. The Kravis Center lobby doors will open at 7:30 a.m. and ticket sales will start at 9 a.m.
“Our upcoming 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.”
Just consider this incredible lineup of superstars scheduled to perform at the Kravis Center from October through June: Clay Aiken, Paul Anka, Capitol Steps, Natalie Cole, Sheryl Crow, Jackie Evancho, Michael Feinstein, Dudu Fisher, Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah, Matisyahu, National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pink Martini, Kenny Rogers, The Boston Pops, Tokyo String Quartet, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons and many, many more.
“From some of America’s favorite musicals like A CHORUS LINE, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, JEKYLL & HYDE, JERSEY BOYS, MARY POPPINS and PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, our 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 and P.E.A.K. - Provocative Entertainment At Kravis - performances will be held in the outdoor Michael and Andrew Gosman Amphitheatre.
Tickets for the Kravis Center’s upcoming season will be available for purchase at the Kravis Center box office at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., online at www.kravis.org, or by phone at (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471.
Of the six Kravis On Broadway shows scheduled for the 2012-2013 season, tickets for CATCH ME IF YOU CAN are now on sale and tickets for JERSEY BOYS will be available for purchase by the public on October 6. In fact, starting at 8 a.m. on that day, there will be a special JERSEY BOYS-Only ticket line at the Box Office, and the first 100 JERSEY BOYS ticket-buyers will receive a Free JERSEY BOYS CD sampler. The public sale date for the remaining shows will be later this year.
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.
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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