FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Diana Ross Added to Saenger Theatre's Star-Studded Grand Opening Lineup
Legendary Entertainer to Perform on the Historic Stage Oct. 30
(NEW ORLEANS, La.) - June 18, 2013 -The Saenger Theatre adds even more star power to its grand opening celebration with music legend Diana Ross performing Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m.
An icon in the entertainment industry, Diana Ross is an Academy Award-nominated actress, a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, winner of eight American Music Awards and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors. Ross' music became the sound of young America in the 1960's, soon after she signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes. Ross started her solo career in 1970 and has sold over 100 million records. Tickets to her Oct. 30 show at the Saenger Theatre will go on sale Friday, June 28, at 11 a.m. Ticket prices are $55, $65, $75, $85 and $125. For more information, visit www.saengernola.com/shows/DianaRoss.
"The addition of Diana Ross to our grand opening celebration speaks to our dedication to providing the best in live entertainment for the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast to enjoy," said David Skinner, General Manager of the Saenger Theatre. "What better way to celebrate the revitalization of our colorful, creative and culturally rich city than with a spectacular lineup of music and live entertainment."
For the full lineup of opening concerts, information about specific performances, ticketing information, or to sign up to receive advance ticket on-sale notification, visit http://www.saengernola.com/.
Season tickets are still on-sale for the 2013-2014 East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans series and can be purchased by calling (800) 218-7469, or online at http://www.broadwayinneworleans.com/. Individual tickets will be available six to eight weeks prior to each scheduled performance. For group pricing, please call (504) 287-0372. The season will feature The Book of Mormon, Ghost The Musical, Sister Act, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Memphis, War Horse and Rain.