Thursday, June 24, 2010

UIS announces performing arts season plans for Sangamon Auditorium

The University of Illinois Springfield announced today its 2010-2011 performing arts season at Sangamon Auditorium.

The season at Sangamon Auditorium will continue to feature three, distinct performing arts series.

This year’s UIS Broadway Series offers “A Chorus Line,” “Spring Awakening” “Legally Blonde” and “Mama Mia.”

The UIS Visiting Artists Series will feature the Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company, the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blues music legend Buddy Guy, Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary, a special evening with the New York Times Best Selling author David Sedaris, and a special theater event with screen and stage actor, Anthony Zerbe. Other performances will be “Drumline Live!,” Tango Buenos Aires, The King’s Singers, Hot Tuna Blues, and Arlo Guthrie: Journey On Tour, with special guest The Burns Sisters.

The UIS Family Series will feature events that focus on social awareness and the arts with performances targeted towards youth and families.

Series subscriptions for new and renewing subscribers are on sale now. Single tickets and Create Your Own series packages go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23. Individual Broadway events go on sale approximately 6 weeks prior to each engagement.

The season was featured in a June 24, 2010, article in the Jacksonville Journal-Courier.

Download a PDF of the article