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Disney’s ‘AIDA’ to Take Stage at UT Tyler

February 6, 2007

           
Disney’s AIDA, the award winning Broadway musical, will take the stage Feb. 22 at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center.
           
With music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is sponsored by Mrs. A.W. Riter Jr. Media sponsors are KLTV, East Texas Radio Group and Lamar Advertising.
           
Tickets are $56, $46 and $36 at the Cowan Center box office. Box office hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and one hour prior to performance time. For tickets, call 903.566.7424.
           
Disney’s AIDA is a musical bursting with contemporary energy chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country; Amneris, an Egyptian princess; and Radames, the soldier they both love.
           
AIDA is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal, with an exhilarating Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning score by Elton John and Tim Rice, their first collaboration since writing the music for the worldwide phenomenon The Lion King.
           
The score for Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA was hailed by Time Magazine as “filled with luscious melodies and soulful lyrics.”

           

 



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