Whitney Hale

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College: Fine Arts

'It's a Grand Night for Singing!' Turns 21

Published: May 30, 2013

Ad for UK Opera Theatre's "It's a Grand Night for Singing!" 2013

Video courtesy of UK Opera Theatre.

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 30, 2013) University of Kentucky Opera Theatre will celebrate its 21st year of "It's a Grand Night for Singing!" June 7-9 and 13-15.

 

This popular town-and-gown event, known for its show-stopping numbers, has served as the unofficial start of Central Kentucky's summer arts season since 1993. The show plays to packed houses and continues to be an anticipated event in Lexington. This year's "Grand Night" will include numbers from such popular shows as "Matilda," "Wicked," "Shrek," "Chicago," "The Rocky Horror Show" and the Tony award-winning musical "Once."

 

This celebrated revue filled with Broadway and Top 40 hits will be presented 7:30 p.m., June 7-8 and 13-15, and 2 p.m., June 9, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Audience members should take note there is only one Sunday matinee this year and the addition of a Thursday evening show.

 

Ticket prices for "Grand Night" are $45 for adults; $40 for seniors, UK faculty and staff; and $15 for students. A processing fee will be applied upon completion of transaction. To purchase tickets, contact the Singletary Center ticket office at 859-257-4929, online at www.scfatickets.com, or in person.

 

UK Opera Theatre is part of the UK School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts. The UK School of Music has garnered national recognition for high-caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental music performance, as well as music education, composition, and theory and music history.

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, (859) 257-8716whitney.hale@uky.edu

 

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