FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
East Jefferson General Hospital Presents Broadway in New Orleans
for the 2011-2012 Season
Hotel Monteleone, Zatarain’s and Cadillac also join sponsor lineup
New Orleans (May 9, 2011) – Broadway Across America is pleased to announce that East Jefferson General Hospital will be its title sponsor for the 2011-2012 Broadway season. Other sponsors for the season are Cadillac and Hotel Monteleone, each for the third consecutive year, and Zatarain’s as a first time sponsor. The 2011-12 season contains shows representing contemporary to classic, and includes:
The Addams Family September 15 - 24, 2011
Rock of Ages November 1 - 6, 2011
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific November 29 - December 4, 2011
Blue Man Group January 31 - February 5, 2012
Disney’s The Lion King March 14 - April 15, 2012
“East Jefferson General Hospital is thrilled to present Broadway in New Orleans for the 2011-2012 season,” says Valerie Englade, vice president of community affairs at East Jefferson General Hospital. “Next year's lineup promises to be the most successful and entertaining year yet for Broadway in New Orleans. Most importantly, our relationship with Broadway Across America allows us to continue our mission of promoting wellness and preventive information to the entire region."
East Jefferson General Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital that has served theGreater New Orleans region for 40 years. Recognized for excellence in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonology and neuro-sciences, East Jefferson General Hospital strives every day to achieve its mission statement of providing the highest levels of comfort and care to the community.
“We are so happy to have Broadway Across America back in New Orleans for a third season,” says David Skinner, general manager of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. “New Orleans has risen as one of the top cities in the United States for professional touring theater, and this success is only made possible with the support from sponsors like East Jefferson General Hospital, Cadillac, Hotel Monteleone and Zatarain’s.”
He adds, “We are once again pleased to partner with New Orleans Theatre Association, which is dedicated to theater and music education. With NOTA, which has been our partner since we returned to New Orleans two years ago, Broadway Across America reaches out to those nonprofit organizations dedicated to furthering theater in the Greater New Orleans Area.”
Five-show East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans season ticket packages are on sale now, and prices start at $128. For more information, patrons can visit BroadwayInNewOrleans.com or call the Broadway Across America Season Ticket Hotline at 1-800-218-SHOW (7469) during extended renewal hours of Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Season Ticket Holders enjoy the privilege of priority ticket opportunities, lost ticket insurance, and exchange privileges on their existing seats. A five-show season subscription is available at this time, and the prices start at $128 per season ticket. On-sale dates for single tickets to individual shows will be announced in the coming months.
Mahalia Jackson Theater is located in Armstrong Park at 801 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. Information on the Capital One Bank Broadway Across America-New Orleans series and venue policies and accommodations may be obtained online at www.mahaliajacksontheater.com. Group Sales information is available at 504-287-0372. Box Office information is available at 504-287-0351.
New Orleans Theatre Association is a 501( c ) 3 non-profit corporation whose mission is to attract and present the finest theatrical and performing arts attractions available in New Orleans. NOTA is also dedicated to financial and technical support of local non-profit institutions in New Orleans which are dedicated to the furtherance of theatrical and musical education and production.
Arts Center Enterprises – New Orleans, LLC - (ACE) is a theatrical facility management company with more than 30 years of experience in the field of professional performing arts facility management and theatrical property development. Allen Becker, together with his partners David Anderson, Gary Markowitz and Kirk B. Feldmann have succeeded in establishing a successful business model that combines an entrepreneurial operating strategy, with a wealth of industry relationships which result in active, vibrant, well-managed and self-sustaining performing artsfacilities. Not only has this business model served to uplift communities through the presentation of powerful live performances, but it has served to also provide economic stimulus into urban corridors in need of revitalization. Please visit ACE New Orleans on line at www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.
Broadway Across America, part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com, is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring musicals and plays across 40 North American cities. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. Under the supervision of Beth Williams (COO and Head of Production), Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current Broadway productions include How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette, Million Dollar Quartet, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Jerusalem, Memphis, La Cage Aux Folles, the West End production of Million Dollar Quartet and the touring production of Dreamworks’ Madagascar Live! For more information, please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com .