Friday, September 2, 2016

Times Union 2016/2017 open house to draw a large crowd

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, will kick off the “19th Annual Open House” at the Times-Union Center.  On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, doors will open to the public from 4 – 8 p.m.  This will be a perfect evening for families and arts lovers in Jacksonville.  Local food trucks What’s the Catch, Salty Dog, and Nitrogen Creamery will be onsite serving up delicious eats and treats.  Door prizes, a complimentary wine tasting, a cash bar, and live music from The Chris Thomas Band will round out the evening.  Plus, attendees will get an extra special sneak peek at the upcoming season with a special performance from the Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, KINKY BOOTS.

The theater will also be open to the public to allow attendees to test drive seats available for subscription for the upcoming season. The FSCJ Artist Series will have staff on hand to answer any questions about subscribing or the shows in the season. Attendees will also be able to purchase any available seat for subscription during the event.

The first 100 people to RSVP to today, receive a free gift (Gift must be picked up at the event) when they arrive at the event!  Complimentary parking for all attendees of the Broadway Season Kick Off will be provided by LAZ at the Enterprise Parking Garage.  Attendees can park in the garage and stop by the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office to receive a parking ticket before leaving the Times-Union Center.  Current Broadway season subscribers will be able pick up their season tickets, exchange their tickets, buy single tickets for family and friends, and “test drive” their seats during the event.

The FSCJ Artist Series’ 16/17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase, features THE BOOK OF MORMON (January 17-22), JERSEY BOYS (February 14-19), Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID (March 21-26), KINKY BOOTS (May 2-7) and Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA (June 13-18).

Season Subscriber Benefits

DATES & TIMES: Performances for each of the four Broadway shows in the subscription package are Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m., and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. All times are subject to change.  An American Sign Language interpreted performance for the deaf is available for the Sunday evening performance of each presentation.

LOCATION: Times Union Center Performing Arts
      Moran Theater
300 West Water St.
      Jacksonville, FL 32202

TICKETS: Call (904) 442–BWAY (2929) between 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday.  New subscribers can order their season tickets to receive priority seating!  4-Show season subscriptions are on sale now starting at just $137.  Subscription prices vary depending on the show time, day of the week, and seating location.  Season subscriber benefits include: savings off day-of-show pricing on individual tickets, premium seat locations, priority access to tickets for friends and family before the general public, discounted exchanges, access for other FSCJ Artist Series events, and lost ticket replacement.  VIP Seating is available to contributors to the FSCJ Artist Series at five levels: Angel, Producer, Benefactor, Patron, and Donor.  Tickets to individual shows in the FSCJ Artist Series’ 16/17 Broadway in Jacksonville season, sponsored by Chase, will go on sale this fall and winter, but season subscribers have access to tickets for any show in the series now before they go on sale to the public.  Broadway subscribers will also be able to purchase tickets for other FSCJ Artist Series events, including Broadway Specials, Concert and Variety, Dance, Opera, and Family shows at the Kick Off Event.

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