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2013-2014

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An Evening on Broadway with Ron Raines and Don Pippin

Sept. 13, 2013 | 7:30 p.m.
Murchison Lane Auditorium, Babcock Fine Arts Center
Ticket Information | Tickets go on sale Sept. 9

Stories and show tunes by two Broadway legends! Guiding Light star Ron Raines recently starred in Broadway’s Follies and Newsies, and he is joined by the esteemed music director and composer, Don Pippin, who was Radio City Music Hall’s music director for 12 years, and has accompanied entertainers like Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Julie Andrews and Tony Bennett.

“Raines boasts one of Broadway's most beautiful baritones, full yet fine-grained ...” — Opera News

“[Pippin] is recipient of the Tony Award for Oliver, the Emmy Award for Broadway Sings Jule Styne, the Drama Desk Award for ‘consistently outstanding musical direction and commitment to the theatre,’ and a gold record award for the original cast album of A Chorus Line.” — American Theatre Wing

 

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Voice

Oct. 27, 2013 | 3 p.m.
Memorial Chapel
Ticket Information | Tickets go on sale Oct. 21

Making their U.S. debut tour, Voice is an acclaimed British vocal ensemble from Oxford. Formed in 2006, the trio explores a repertoire of early masters, world folk song arrangements and contemporary compositions. They have appeared at a diverse mix of prestigious venues in Europe and throughout the United Kingdom, including the 2012 Cultural Olympiad in London.

“… a sound that is truly sublime ... Rare to hear such beauty and control - from the most intense power to the sweetest, gentlest note that was as delicate and precise as a dragonfly wing.” — The Vortex London

Voice photo by Yoshitaka KonoWebsite 


PILOBOLUS DANCE THEATER

Feb. 24, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.
Murchison Lane Auditorium, Babcock Fine Arts Center
Ticket Information | Tickets go on sale Feb. 17

Whether they are performing for millions at the Olympics, on an Academy Awards telecast, Oprah, or live on stage, Pilobolus continues to amuse, innovate and engage. With more than 40 years spent charming and amazing audiences, the company is an influential force in the world of dance, remaining as protean as ever. Note: this performance will contain partial nudity.

“Pilobolus is a mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers who leap, fly, intertwine and break all the rules … Audiences should expect the unexpected.” — NYC Newsday


photo by Grant Halverson 
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