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RiverCenter, a beacon of cultural enrichment in the heart of the community, is set to embark on an extraordinary journey through its much-anticipated 2023-24 Season. A vibrant array of world-class concerts, Broadway hits, opera performances, and cutting-edge theater experiences are poised to grace the stage, promising an unforgettable year of entertainment for all ages and interests.
A Kaleidoscope of Entertainment
The curtain rises on August 26 with a groundbreaking premiere - “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in Concert.” This fusion of film, live orchestra, and dynamic lighting effects is a pioneering concept, promising to captivate both longstanding patrons and new audiences. Norman Easterbrook, RiverCenter’s Executive Director, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “Combining the craft of the graphic novel on film with live music on stage is a concept that is terrifically popular in regions around the country.”
The TSYS Broadway on Broadway series presents an eclectic lineup, including captivating performances like “The Four Phantoms in Concert,” “Come From Away,” “On Your Feet,” and “Pretty Woman.” Patrons are also offered the opportunity to enrich their Broadway experience by adding four sensational shows - “Forbidden Broadway,” “STOMP,” “Disney Princess: The Concert,” and “Voctave: The Corner of Broadway and Main Street” - to their subscription packages, unlocking savings of up to 30%.
Center Stage Excellence
The Center Stage Series showcases an array of extraordinary talents, from the historic farewell tour of “Foreigner” on November 8 to the timeless melodies of “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” on November 25. An immersive journey through music history awaits with “Johnny Cash: The Official Concert Experience” on March 2, and an ethereal evening with renowned artist Amy Grant on April 16. Celtic Thunder tenor vocalist Emmet Cahill presents “Songs of Ireland” on March 1, celebrating traditional and popular Irish melodies.
The Family Series guarantees joy for all ages, as Lightwire Theatre presents the innovative “The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare - The Next Generation” on October 1 and 2. Meanwhile, the awe-inspiring “360 Allstars: Urban Circus” combines basketball, skateboard, and bicycle skills with dazzling lighting effects, DJs, and gravity-defying tricks, promising a thrilling experience for the whole family.
ArtsReach: A Journey Through Art
For enthusiasts of the arts, the ArtsReach Series promises a diverse range of experiences. From the classical ballet of the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company to the powerful Japanese drumming of Drum Tao, this series offers captivating performances that span the spectrum of artistic expression.
A Spectacular Conclusion
RiverCenter’s dedication to innovation shines through in its silent film presentations. The series will feature captivating classics, including “The Phantom of the Opera,” accompanied by Ron Carter on October 28. The celebration continues with the iconic “Metropolis” on February 17, followed by a thrilling concert experience on February 18. The series concludes with the 1927 Best Picture Oscar Winner, “Wings,” a mesmerizing blend of romantic rivalry and World War I drama.
Join the Journey
RiverCenter’s 2023-24 Season offers a mesmerizing medley of experiences, a symphony of emotions, and a chorus of entertainment for all. Season subscription options, featuring up to 30% off single ticket prices, are now available. Single tickets will go on sale on July 24. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a year brimming with artistic excellence and breathtaking performances.
For more details on subscription discounts and packages, visit the RiverCenter website at rivercenter.org/season-subscriptions/ or contact the box office at 706-256-3612, Monday through Friday, from 10 AM to 5:30 PM. The stage is set, the lights are ready to shine, and the 2023-24 Season is poised to leave an indelible mark on the hearts of audiences across the community.
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