Jan 04, 2010

Christopher Newport University’s Ferguson Center for the Arts Announces its 2010-2011 5th Anniversary Season

(Newport News, Va.) - Broadway hits, major orchestras, world-famous performing artists and diverse family entertainment will comprise CNU’s Ferguson Center for the Arts 2010-2011 5th Anniversary Season.

Highlights include Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Blue Man Group, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Kris Kristofferson,  Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas.  From the BBC Concert Orchestra with conductor Keith Lockhart to a host of legendary performers including Merle Haggard, Dionne Warwick, The Irish Rovers, Marvin Hamlisch and Tim Conway, the Ferguson Center 5th Anniversary Season has something for everyone.  

The complete list of performances and hi-res. images are available for downloading at: http://fergusoncenter.cnu.edu/artists/press.htm
Detailed show descriptions, dates and pricing are available at www.fergusoncenter.org.

“The Center remains committed to our community, and we are proud tohave contributed to its economic revitalization and quality of life. We will continue to listen to our patrons in order to present an attractive, affordable and diverse season of programming,” said executive director Bill Biddle.

Subscription & Single Ticket Information
 
Subscription forms can be downloaded at www.fergusoncenter.org.  Forms can be brought to the Ferguson Center Ticket Office starting Monday, May 31.  Special ticket office hours on May 31 are 10a.m. - 3 p.m., and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Subscription forms may also be mailed to: Ferguson Center Ticket Office, Christopher Newport University, 1 University Place, Newport News, Va. 23606.  
 
Single tickets to all performances will be available for purchase Monday, July 12 at the Ferguson Center Ticket Office, www.ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets.  For information, call the Ticket Office at (757) 594.8752 between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday (summer hours) or sign up for the Ferguson Center E-Club online at fergusoncenter.org for announcements, special offers and the opportunity to purchase tickets and subscriptions prior to the general public.  
 
Bravo Series:
Includes the BBC Concert Orchestra, Opole, Philharmonic of Poland and the Russian National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. Bravo Series subscribers save $45 off single ticket prices.
 
Broadway Series:
Includes Forever PlaidWizard of Oz and Monty Python’s Spamalot. Subscribers save $30 off single ticket prices. 
 
Broadway Plus:
Add Blue Man Group and receive $5 off per Blue Man Group ticket, plus a $25 voucher toward the  purchase of an additional performance (Wizard of OzSpamalot, Blue Man Group and Handel’s Messiah Rocks not included in this offer).

Ferguson Flex Pass:
Save $5 per ticket when choosing any four or more shows. 
  
Ferguson Center for the Arts 5th Anniversary

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

Media Contact:
Lori Jacobs
Director of Public Relations
lori.jacobs@cnu.edu

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