Jun 19, 2012

Ferguson Center for the Arts Announces 2012-13 Season

(Newport News, VA) -Broadway blockbusters, world-famous performing artists and diverse family entertainment will comprise CNU’s Ferguson Center for the Arts 2012-2013 Season.

Highlights include exclusive Hampton Roads’ performances by superstar entertainers including Liza Minnelli, Travis Tritt, William Shatner, Smokey Robinson, Sinbad, Dave Koz, Jackson Browne, Emmylou Harris and comedienne Wanda Sykes.

Broadway takes center stage this season with national tour performances of A Chorus Line, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Dreamgirls, and Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show!

From the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Anne Hampton Calloway and conductor Keith Lockhart to a host of acclaimed performers and productions including Dr. John & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Boz Scaggs, and The Irish Tenors Christmas and Hits the Ferguson Center’s 8th season has something for everyone!  The complete 2012-2013 list of shows can be found at www.fergusoncenter.org.

“I am pleased to present the Hampton Roads community with the Ferguson Center for the Arts' performance lineup,” said Executive Director Bill Biddle. “The eclectic nature of our 8th season is consistent with our mission: to offer a broad range of performances, reach the largest possible number of community members, all-the-while maintaining our status as the finest performing arts center in Hampton Roads.”

Subscription & Single Ticket Information
Subscription forms can be downloaded now at www.fergusoncenter.org. Forms can be brought to the Ferguson Center Ticket Office or mailed to: Ferguson Center Ticket Office, Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, Va., 23606-3072.

Single tickets to all performances will be available for purchase on Wednesday, July 18, 10:00 a.m., at the Ferguson Center Ticket Office, www.fergusoncenter.org or by calling toll-free (855) FERG-TIX. For information, call the Ticket Office at (757) 594.8752 between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Thursday (summer hours) or sign up for the Ferguson Center E-Club online at www.fergusoncenter.org for announcements, special offers and the opportunity to purchase tickets and subscriptions prior to the general public.

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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