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Jefferson Performing Arts Society Announces its 34th Season for 2011-2012!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Anna Toujas Rosenberg
504-885-2000 ext. 205
publicity@jpas.org
Website: http://www.jpas.org/

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Announces its 34th Season for 2011-2012!

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) is excited to announce its 34th Season of performances for 2011-12! JPAS is proud to bring the best in theatre and the performing arts to over 12 venues throughout Louisiana and Mississippi!

The JPAS 34th Season includes the latest Broadway hits including THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, XANADU, HAIRSPRAY and the LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA as well as classic like FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and a special NIGHT OF OPERA AND BROADWAY featuring the best local vocalists and actors performing Broadway and Opera's biggest hits. JPAS also is pleased to present the local premiers of THE BIKINIS and NUNSET BOULEVARD and the world premiere of Jim Fitzmorris' new play FROM A LONG WAY OFF. Shows like FLANAGAN'S WAKE, A CELTIC CHRISTMAS and the HALLELUJAH GIRLS add humor and warmth to the 34th Season. JPAS is delighted to bring back great performances for kids and families with JPAS Theatre for Young Audiences' productions of PETITE ROUGE: THE CAJUN RED RIDING HOOD and the local premiere of HOW I BECAME A PIRATE. Of course, the popular JPAS Theatre Kids! are back again with two Disney classics brought to life on stage with THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS and CINDERELLA, KIDS!

As always, the 16th Annual PASTA & PUCCINI Fund-Raising Gala presented by InterContinental New Orleans and Sammy L. Steele and The Donald & JJ Dooley Foundation in November promises to be a grand night with all proceeds benefiting JPAS' artistic endeavors for the season. In addition, JPAS will present a variety of special events to entertain and enrich including THE AMERICAN BOY CHOIR IN CONCERT and PBS' SLIMGOODBODY'S BODYOLOGY TOUR.

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society's 34th Season will have over 200 performances played on venues throughout the Gulf South and New Orleans Metro Area! Season subscriptions and individual tickets for all performances go on sale soon!

**SEASON IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE**

 

  SEASON PACKAGES AND INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
 TICKET PRICES VARY DEPENDING ON PRODUCTION AND LOCATION. Please visit www.jpas.org for more info!
For Season Tickets, Special Discount Packages and more, visit www.jpas.org or call 504-885-2000!

    

JPAS Box Office is located at 1118 Clearview Parkway in Metairie. Box Office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9am-5pm and Saturday, 10am-3pm.

 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

DATES:

October 22, 23, 29 & 30, 2011 - Jefferson Performing Arts Center (400 Phlox St. in Metairie, LA)

  • § SAT @ 7:30pm, SUN @ 2:00pm (Matinee)

November 6, 2011 -Temple Theatre (2320 8th St., Meridian, MS)

  • § SUN @ 2:00pm (Matinee)

November 18 - TBA

 

November 20, 2011 - Northshore Harbor Center (100 Harbor Center Blvd, Slidell, LA)

  • § SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

December 2, 2011 - Columbia Theatre (220 East Thomas St., Hammond, LA) Please Call 985-543-4371 or visit Columbia Theatre to purchase tickets to this performance only.

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM

Tickets At All Venues EXCEPT Columbia Theatre: Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For AAS performance dates & info visit www.jpas.org

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

A NIGHT OF OPERA AND BROADWAY

DATES:

November 9, 2011 - Dixon Hall, Tulane University

  • § WED @ 7:30PM

November 13, 2011 - Northshore Harbor Center (100 Harbor Center Blvd, Slidell, LA)

  • § SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets:  Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS presented by Sammy L. Steele, III and the Dr. Donald and JJ Dooley Fund

DATES:

October 21- November 6, 2011 - Teatro Wego! Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets:  Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

FROM A LONG WAY OFF

DATES:

October 28-November 13, 2011 - Westwego Performing Arts Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

A CELTIC CHRISTMAS Starring Danny O' Flaherty

DATES:

December 17 & 18, 2011 - Westwego Performing Arts Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets:  Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

NUNSET BOULEVARD: THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW

DATES:

January 6-22, 2012 - Teatro Wego! Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

January 28 & 29, 2012 - Benet Hall at Saint Joseph Abbey (75376 River Rd, Covington, LA)

  • § SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

February 3, 4 & 5, 2012 - Monsignor Barrett Complex at St. Catherine of Siena School (400 Codifer Blvd, Metairie, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

HAIRSPRAY

DATES:

January 28, 29 & February 4, 5 2012 - Jefferson Performing Arts Center (400 Phlox St. in Metairie, LA)

  • § SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

February 10, 2012 - Columbia Theatre (220 East Thomas St., Hammond, LA), Please Call 985-543-4371 or visit Columbia Theatre to purchase tickets to this performance only.

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM

February 12, 2012 - Temple Theatre (2320 8th St., Meridian, MS)

  • § SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets At All Venues EXCEPT Columbia Theatre : Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

HAIRSRPAY is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For AAS performance dates & info visit www.jpas.org

                                                                                                                                                           

THE BIKINIS

February 24-March 11, 2012 - Westwego Performing Arts Theatre

FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

  • March 16, 2012 - Fuhrmann Auditorium at the Greater Covington Center (317 N. Jefferson Ave, Covington, LA)

FRI @ 7:30PM

  • March 18, 2012 - Temple Theatre (2320 8th St., Meridian, MS)

SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

                                                                                                                                                           

FLANNAGAN'S WAKE

DATES:

March 2-18, 2011 - Teatro Wego! Theatre

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

March 23, 24, & 25, 2011 - Monsignor Barrett Complex at St. Catherine of Siena School (400 Codifer Blvd, Metairie, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

March 30, 31 & April 1, 2011 - North Star Theatre, Mandeville, LA

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20

                                                                                                                                                           

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

DATES:

March 16, 17, & 18, 2012 - Dixon Hall, Tulane Univeristy

  • § FRI, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

                                                                                                                                                           

XANADU

DATES:

May 11-27, 2012 -Westwego Performing Arts Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

June 2 & 3, 2012 - Fuhrmann Auditorium at the Greater Covington Center (317 N. Jefferson Ave, Covington, LA)

  • § SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

June 9 &10, 2012 - Temple Theatre (2320 8th St., Meridian, MS)

  • § SAT @ 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Adult $30, Senior (65+) $27, Student (with valid ID) $20, Child (12 and under) $15

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

JPAS THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES - INCLUDED IN SEASON Packages!!

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE

DATES:

April 13, 14, & 15, 2012 - Jefferson Performing Arts Center (400 Phlox St. in Metairie, LA) 
FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 11AM & 2PM (Matinee), SUN @ 2PM (Matinees)

 

April 19, 2012 - Columbia Theatre (220 East Thomas St., Hammond, LA) Please Call 985-543-4371 or visit Columbia Theatre to purchase tickets to this performance only.

THU @ 6:30PM

April 22, 2012 - Temple Theatre (2320 8th St., Meridian, MS)

SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

May 4, 5 & 6, 2012 - Fuhrmann Auditorium at the Greater Covington Center (317 N. Jefferson Ave, Covington, LA)

FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 2PM & 11AM (Matinee), SUN @ 2PM (Matinees)

Tickets at All Venues EXCEPT Columbia Theatre: Child (12 and under) $15, Adult / Senior (65+) / Student (with valid ID) $20

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For AAS performance dates & info visit http://www.jpas.org/

                                                                                                                                                           

DISNEY'S THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS
DATES:

December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11, 2011 - Westwego Performing Arts Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 2PM (Matinee) & 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Child (12 and under) $10, Senior (65+) / Student (with valid ID) $15, Adult $18

Disney's JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For AAS performance dates & info visit http://www.jpas.org/

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

DISNEY'S CINDERELLA, KIDS!

DATES:

March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 & April 1, 2012 - Westwego Performing Arts Theatre (177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA)

  • § FRI @ 7:30PM, SAT @ 2PM (Matinee) & 7:30PM, SUN @ 2PM (Matinee)

Tickets Child (12 and under) $10, Senior (65+) / Student (with valid ID) $15, Adult $18
Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For AAS performance dates & info visit http://www.jpas.org/

SEASON SPECIALS - NOT INCLUDED IN SEASON SUBCRIPTION PACKAGES - THESE ARE STAND ALONE EVENTS

                                                                                                                                                           

16th Annual Past & Puccini Fund-Raising Gala Generously Sponsored by Samuel L. Steele, III and the Dr. Donald and JJ Dooley Fund To Benefit JPAS Cultural Endeavors and Youth Programming for the 2011-2012 Season

DATES:

Friday, November 11, 2011- InterContinental New Orleans )444 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA)

  • § Doors open at 6:30PM

 

For gala Tickets/Tables: Contact Pasta & Puccini Coordinator, Valerie Hart. Single tickets start at $125 per patron. Tables of ten start at $1250.

                                                                                                                                                           

SLIM GOODBODY's National Bodyology Tour!

SLIM GOODBODY is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series (AAS)! $5 - $8 Student Admission for Weekday Matinees! For info on how to book your student group for this production visit www.jpas.org.

Arts Adventure Series Performance Only January 17, 2012 - Jefferson Performing Arts Center (400 Phlox St. in Metairie, LA)

  • § TUE @ 9:45AM & 11:15AM