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- Mark Cortale Presents Broadway @ Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts announces its new 2017–18 season, featuring a star-studded lineup of music, dance, theater, comedy and more.
Among the artists making their Center debuts are Broadway stars Kelli O’Hara and Megan Hilty, and pop musician Steven Page, former lead singer of the Barenaked Ladies.
The Center continues its long tradition of welcoming international performers, including Ireland’s The Chieftains, South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Argentina’s The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires and Australia’s The TEN Tenors.
Other highlights include the acclaimed Parsons Dance ensemble and renowned classical musicians Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman and Murray Perahia, along with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and Zurich Chamber Orchestra with Daniel Hope.
Most performances will take place at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater. As part of the Scottsdale Arts Presents initiative, the Center will offer performances at three other venues, including the Celebrity Theatre, Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) and Orpheum Theatre.
“With its intimate theaters and world-class performers, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers a truly unique experience for arts patrons,” remarked Scottsdale Arts President and CEO Neale Perl. “Our 2017–18 season is an exhilarating combination of legendary artists and emerging talents, spanning virtually every genre of the performing arts. We invite everyone to join us.”
Scottsdale Arts members may purchase single tickets starting Monday, May 15, at 10 a.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Monday, May 22, at 10 a.m. Information and tickets are available through www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or 480-499-TKTS (8587).
BROADWAY STARS: Mixing classic show tunes and candid showbiz stories, the new Mark Cortale Presents Broadway @ Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts series will welcome two of Broadway’s great leading ladies, Kelli O’Hara on Jan. 27, and Megan Hilty on Feb. 24, with both concerts featuring the charismatic Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. Rudetsky will return for concerts on March 17 and April 7, with additional guest stars to be announced.