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Broadway Bound!

January 9th, 2014

Lawrence University is Broadway Bound!  January 25-26, 2014

We invite you to share in the excitement of two stunning Broadway productions. Join alumni, parents and friends for all or part of this special weekend in the heart of New York City!

 January 25

Shubert Theatre

225 West 44th Street

New York, NY 10036

8 p.m. performance of Matilda

10:45 p.m. reception and discussion

Enjoy an unforgettable evening with Tony Award winning Broadway producer John O’Boyle ’69. Lawrence has secured 15 of the best seats in the house for this sold out production. Touted by Rolling Stone as “the best musical of the season,”the Tony Award®-winning Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.” The night doesn’t end with the final curtain. Following the show, you are invited to a private reception and discussion at Angus’ Café Bistro exploring how Broadway works with children. Matilda is the first show on Broadway to have children control the pace of the production. Cash bar and food available.

 

January 26

Circle In The Square Theatre

235 West 50th Street

(between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

New York, NY 10019

2 p.m. reception

3 p.m. performance of Bronx Bombers

5 p.m. post-show talkback with Eric Simonson ’82

Batter up! Spend a Sunday afternoon with Bronx Bombers playwright and director Eric Simonson ’82. As it celebrate sand explores the timeless legacy of baseball’s most iconic team, Bronx Bombers takes a fascinating look at how and why the Yankees have remained so undeniably great… and so powerfully inspirational. Kick off this legendary afternoon with a private viewing of the lobby installation at the Circle In The Square Theatre. Cash bar available. Following the production, join Eric Simonson ’82 along with producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo for a private talkback.

 

Register for either or both performances by January 22.

Reminder: only 15 tickets are available for Matilda.

For additional information, please call Lori Vosters at 920-832-7019 or email lori.a.vosters@lawrence.edu.

 

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