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UT Tyler to Present Longest-Running Broadway Musical ‘A Chorus Line’

March 22, 2011

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A Chorus Line graphic photo from Cowan Center site

The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center will present one of Broadway’s most notable productions as one if its special events, according to Susan Thomae-Morphew, executive director.

Sponsored by Mary and Bob Irwin, “A Chorus Line” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. Media sponsors are KLTV, Suddenlink and 99.3 Talk FM.

The production contains mature content and language.

Ticket prices are $36, $51, $56, $61 and $66 and can be purchased at the UT Tyler Cowan Center box office, 903.566.7424, or online at www.cowancenter.org. Box office hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

With music by Marvin Hamlisch, “A Chorus Line” is the musical for everyone who’s ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Winner of nine Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, this singular sensation is the longest-running American Broadway musical.

“When ‘A Chorus Line’ took the Broadway stage in 1975, it was an unprecedented box office and critical hit. Every dancer across the globe felt that someone on that ‘line’ was telling their story,” said Thomae-Morphew. “Dancers share their lives with the director in hopes of getting the job. The music and the dance weave the audition into an unforgettable evening. This is its first showing in Tyler.”

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,400 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.



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