September 29, 2010
ROANOKE, Va., (September 29, 2010) -- Global Spectrum, operators of the Roanoke Civic Center, today introduced Friendship Retirement Community as the exclusive presenting partner for the Broadway in Roanoke series at the Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre.
"We are delighted to partner with the Roanoke Civic Center to present the Broadway Series as a mainstay of our region's cultural offerings," said Russ Barksdale, President and CEO of Friendship Retirement Community. "As an active member of the Roanoke Valley community, Friendship is proud to partner with the Roanoke Civic Center and sponsor the Broadway Series as part of our commitment to the Roanoke Valley and our mission to improve the lives of seniors and our residents. Our residents deserve the best."
"With this agreement, the Roanoke Civic Center has created new opportunities for Friendship Retirement Community to reach a wider audience," said Global Spectrum's Chris Connolly, General Manager of the Roanoke Civic Center. "Arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley benefit from businesses supporting the cause. With Friendship Retirement Community coming on board they are providing another outlet for their residents and the citizens of the Roanoke Valley to experience Broadway right in their own backyard."
Jam Theatricals and the Roanoke Civic Center are proud to re-announce the Friendship Retirement Community Broadway in Roanoke 2010-11 Season, highlighted by the enchanting Broadway favorite DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
The Broadway in Roanoke 2010-11 Season also includes: LEGALLY BLONDE, the new hit musical based on the hilarious film; FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, a glorious tradition of musical theatre that has won hearts around the world; RAIN- A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES, a note for note performance and multimedia experience that covers the Fab Four from Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road; THE WIZARD OF OZ, a musical celebration of the iconic film; and THE COLOR PURPLE, the soul-stirring musical based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
For more information on becoming a subscriber to the Friendship Retirement Community Broadway in Roanoke 2010-11 Season, please visit the Roanoke Civic Center Ticket Office, call the ticket office at 540-853-2510 or visit HomeTownBankTix.com.