Hey, this just in from my pal Angela
at the Marshall Artist Series:
2009—2010 Season Tickets for all events go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 8 at noon!
Call our box office at 304-696-6656, call Ticketmaster at 304-523-5757 or order online.
Visit our website at www.marshallartistsseries.org to learn more about our shows.
And here's the lineup we have to look forward to:
- Comedy Central’s MIKE BIRBIGLIA
8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 at the Veterans Memorial Field House
Homecoming will be hilarious as MU’s Alumni Office, MU’s Student Activities Programming Board, and the Marshall Artists Series team up to bring Comedy Central’s Mike Birbiglia
to the Veterans Memorial Field House just in time for homecoming, on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8 p.m. Birbiglia achieved cult status with the release of his Comedy Central CD “Two Drink Mike,” and the accompanying “Medium Man on Campus” college tour. He just finished a successful run off Broadway with his show “Sleepwalk with Me.” Mike is a talk show regular, the star of two Comedy Central Presents specials and broadcasts to millions on the nationally-syndicated “Bob & Tom Radio Show.” Mike Birbiglia is also sponsored by CSX Transportation and AEP and Dr. Phil Zambos, WKEE, WAMX, The Herald Dispatch, WOWK, Marshal University, and the College of Fine Arts.
- Jean-Michel Cousteau’s The Great Ocean Adventure
7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
Chesapeake Energy invites you to take a deep sea adventure with the son of the legendary ocean explorer, Jacques Cousteau. Jean-Michel Cousteau
, marine explorer, filmmaker, environmental advocate and educator brings– The Great Ocean Adventure –to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7 p.m. In this multimedia “great ocean adventure,” Cousteau will share his stories, photographs and videos from over 40 years of studying the world under the sea. Patrons of all ages will experience delight and awe as he fills the theater with ocean life, inspiring our audience to protect this precious resource. The Great Ocean Adventure’s Educational Outreach sponsors include The Cabell County Commission, Dr. Stephen Nicholas, Trainer Wright & Paterno, Cabell County Commission, Delegate Kevin Craig, McVay Realty, WV Dept. of Education & the Arts — Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary, WKEE, WVHU, WTCR, WSAZ, Herald-Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts. - Avenue Q
8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
The Law Office of Doug Reynolds, American Babbitt Bearing, Pritchard Electric, and Chapman Printing Company present Broadway’s smash hit Avenue Q
on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8 p.m., at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. Winner of Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book at the 2004 Tony Awards, Avenue Q is a hilarious show full of heart and hummable tunes about trying to make it in New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Called “one of the funniest shows you’re ever likely to see,” Avenue Q features a cast of people and puppets who tell the story in a smart, risqué and downright entertaining way. Sponsored by WKEE, WTCR, WOWK, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts. Recommended for ages 13 and up.- The Rat Pack is Back! Here for the Holidays
8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
Ring-a ding-ding in the holiday season as The Rat Pack is Back! – Here for the Holidays comes to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on Monday, November 30, 2009 at 8 p.m. The swingin’, free-wheelin’ and festive sounds of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop will certainly get you in the mood for the holiday season! The Rat Pack is Back – Here for the Holdays features uncanny vocal recreations, unbridled humor, and a hot, live orchestra featuring the original Rat Pack arrangements that will send the audience back to the coolest time in history. The Rat Pack is Back—Here for the Holidays is sponsored by Huntington Federal, Boggs Roofing, Verizon, Neighborgall Construction, Air Systems Inc., Kendall—York Dentistry, WKEE, WVHU, WSAZ, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts. - CATS
7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 & 9, 2010 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
Cabell Huntington Hospital proudly presents CATS
in its first appearance at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center on Monday and Tuesday, February 8 & 9, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, CATS is the longest running show in Broadway’s history and features 20 of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s timeless melodies including the hit “Memory.” There’s no better way to introduce your family to the wonders of live theatre than with the magic, the mystery and the memory of CATS! CATS is also sponsored by Heiner’s Bakery, The Touma Foundation, University Physicians & Surgeons, WV Higher Education Policy Commission, WV Department of Education, WKEE, B-97 The Herald Dispatch, WSAZ, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts. - Lucille Ball’s “Thank You For Asking”
8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
Celebrate the first lady of television in An Evening with Lucille Ball: “Thank You for Asking”
directed by Lucie Arnaz
, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 8 p.m. at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. This touching, funny and uplifting play is written and performed by actress and renowned impressionist, Suzanne LaRousch, in association with Lucie Arnaz and Laurence Luckinbill. The evening recreates the comic genius and the magic behind the “Queen of Comedy”. Lucy guides us through a lifetime of personal memories inspiring her timeless sketches on “I Love Lucy, her 30-year television career and never-before heard personal recollections about her tempestuous and complicated marriage to Cuban bandleader turned impresario, Desi Arnaz. An Evening with Lucille Ball: “Thank You for Asking” is sponsored by First Sentry Bank, Farrell Farrell & Farrell, Dr. Jeff & Mrs. Brooke Leaberry, WTCR,B-97, WSAZ, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts.- Mozart’s Masterpiece DON GIOVANNI
8 p.m. Monday, March 15, 2010 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
St. Mary’s Medical Center and HIMG are proud to present Mozart’s Masterpiece Don Giovanni, with 30 piece orchestra, on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 8 p.m. Hailed by many as the greatest of all operas, Don Giovanni is based on the true-life escapades of Don Juan of Seville, an aristocratic lothario who lived during the 1600s. The full-scale production features beautiful sets and costumes and a cast of soloists who are excellent actors as well as first class singers. Don Giovanni is performed in original Italian with English supertitles. Don Giovanni is also sponsored by WKEE, WOWK, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts.- Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Keith—Albee Performing Arts Center
Beford Auto is proud to present Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance
on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:30 pm bringing a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “a showpiece extravaganza,” the story is based upon mythical Irish folklore as Don Dorcha - Lord of Darkness, challenges the ethereal Lord of Light – The Lord of the Dance. Battle lines are drawn, passions ignite and a love story is fueled by the dramatic leaps and turns of dancers’ bodies against a backdrop of Celtic rhythm. Described by The New York Post as “fascinating and entertaining!” Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance is also sponsored by City National Bank, WV Lottery, Huntington Testing & Technology, River Cities Anesthesia, WKEE, WTCR, WOWK, The Herald Dispatch, Marshall University, and the College of Fine Arts.