The Orpheum Theatre has announced a list of performances for the 2013 season with five shows that promise to please its patrons heading into the coming year.
“It is our pleasure to be able to continue offering outstanding quality performances to our community. Next year promises to be even more exciting than 2012,” Jennifer Wright, President of the Orpheum Theatre, said.
• John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
This is a live touring experience honoring Denver’s memory and music. The concert will feature projected vintage video of Denver performing, backed live by members of his original touring band and an accompanying string section. For the first time in fifteen years, audiences will experience John Denver in concert, performing hit songs from throughout his career.
Reserved Ticket Pricing: $35.50 Orchestra Rows A-K, $30.50 Orchestra Rows L-W, $25.50 Lower Balcony, $20.50 Upper Balcony
• Tracy Morgan on Mar. 13 at 7 p.m.
Wichita marks the first stop in Tracy Morgan’s “Excuse My French” comedy tour. Morgan is best known for his work on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. This show is recommended for mature audiences.
Reserved Ticket Pricing: $59.50 Orchestra Rows A-K, $49.50 Orchestra Rows L-W, $39.50 Lower Balcony, $29.50 Upper Balcony
• Trey McIntyre Project on Apr. 29 at 8 p.m.***
Trey McIntyre Project, one of the hottest dance companies in the nation, is a Boise-based nonprofit arts organization founded to nurture, support and produce the artistic vision of native-Wichitan, Trey McIntyre.
Reserved Ticket Pricing: $55.50 Orchestra Rows A-J, $45.50 Orchestra Rows K-W, $35.50 Lower Balcony, $25.50 Upper Balcony
• WSU Contemporary Dance Theatre on May 11 at 7:30 p.m.**
WSU’s Contemporary Dance Theatre production returns to the Orpheum for a production that has in the past included ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary and several mime theatre favorites. The performance this coming year will again be an eclectic evening of dance with something for everyone.
General Admission Tickets: $15 or $7.50 for students and children under age 12
• MOMIX: Botanica on Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.***
Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton.
Reserved Ticket Pricing: $49.50 VIP Orchestra Rows A-E, $44.50 Gold Circle Orchestra Rows F-K, $39.50 Orchestra Rows L-W, $34.50 Lower Balcony, $29.50 Upper Balcony
The Orpheum Theatre anticipates more musical and theatrical acts to be added throughout the season, with more announcements to come as 2012 draws to a close. These five acts represent the forefront of entertainment that the theatre is looking forward to bringing to Wichita in 2013.
There are still plenty of shows coming up at the Orpheum in December, starting with Chris Isaak this Sunday, Dec. 2. Please be sure to check the Orpheum’s website regularly for updates to its event listings, www.wichitaorpheum.com.
Tickets for the five new concerts will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 30 through Select-A-Seat Outlets by calling 316-755-SEAT, online at www.selectaseat.com, Dillon’s Superstores and Plant Employee Clubs.
***Denotes shows in the 2013 Dance Series. Patrons who purchase tickets to all three shows in the series will receive 30% off each individual ticket price.