Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Broadway Across America - Atlanta Annouces 2008 - 2009 Season Specials

Natalie Cole Concert, Movin’ Out and Mannheim Steamroller to Join Dynamic Line-Up

Fidelity Investments Broadway Across America - Atlanta is proud to present three special productions during its 2008-2009 season. In addition to the standard six-show package, which includes smash hit musicals WICKED and JERSEY BOYS, Broadway Across America - Atlanta will bring Movin’ Out and Mannheim Steamroller to Atlanta audiences at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Audiences can also enjoy a special performance from Natalie Cole at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

NATALIE COLE CONCERT PERFORMANCE October 19, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
(Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre)
Singer Natalie Cole has achieved unprecedented global success as an interpreter of standards and soulful R&B vocalist. She was the first black singer to win a Grammy in the “Best New Artist” category and received a “Record of the Year” Grammy for “Unforgettable,” the groundbreaking duet with her late father’s voice. She releases a new collection of standards this fall called Still Unforgettable.

(The Fox Theatre)
Started by former adman Chip Davis, Mannheim Steamroller's signature sound is where classical and modern-day rock, acoustic and electronic music meet. Celebrate the spirit of the season with the "18th century rock band" that has become one of the most popular and best-selling acts in the last 30 years.

MOVIN’ OUT May 1- May 3, 2009
(The Fox Theatre)
Told through the choreography of Twyla Tharp and more than two dozen of Billy Joel’s songs, MOVIN' OUT is the story of lifelong friends through two turbulent decades that change them and the world around them forever. Songs like “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me,” “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” and “Pressure” all come together to weave a musical backdrop which beautifully complements Tharp’s innovative choreography. The songs and dance take audiences through a poignant narrative comprised of three main elements: post-World War II idealism, the Vietnam War and its subsequent unrest, and finally, survival.

Broadway Across America – Atlanta’s 2008-2009 Season packages are on sale now with prices ranging from $105.00 – $399.00. Season ticket prices will vary depending on the number of shows chosen, the number of performances, show time, day of the week and seating location. A renewal order form has been mailed to current Season Ticket Holders allowing them to confirm or change their seat locations. New subscriptions may be ordered over the phone by calling 1-800-278-4447 Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; by fax at 1-800-535-2929; or online at

Tickets to individual shows other than WICKED in the 2008-2009 Season are not available for purchase at this time. Single-show tickets typically go on sale to the general public 6-8 weeks prior to Opening Night. However, Season Ticket Holders have the unique opportunity to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the public. For more information on the 2008-2009 Season, or to order online, please visit Reservations for groups of 20 or more for individual shows can be made at this time by calling 404-881-2000.

Broadway Across America: Owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and led by Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman), Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 43 North American cities. Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across America and throughout the world. Current productions include Tony Award-winners BOEING BOEING and SPAMALOT, as well as THE BACKYARDIGANS. Upcoming productions include 13, WEST SIDE STORY, DORA THE EXPLORER and the Broadway premiere of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS opening this 2008 holiday season. For more information or to purchase tickets through an authorized agent go to
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