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First tickets for 2005-06 Miller season on sale

April 7, 2005

KALAMAZOO--The 2005-06 season at Miller Auditorium will make history with the West Michigan premiere of "The Phantom of the Opera," one of the largest touring Broadway shows on record.

The first tickets for the recently announced season of Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University go on sale this week. Broadway in West Michigan subscriptions and group tickets--for parties of 20 or more--go on sale beginning Friday, April 8. Spotlight Series and Flex Pass subscriptions go on sale June 1 and single tickets to all performances will be available Aug. 20.

Broadway in West Michigan series

"Thoroughly Modern Millie," winner of six Tony Awards and celebrating the jazz age in swinging style is at Miller Sept. 24-25.

Starring Patrick Cassidy and Amy Adams (American Idol), the new production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will wow audiences young and old Oct. 25-27.

Presented at WMU's Shaw Theatre, the one-man show "The Male Intellect, an Oxymoron?" shares hilarious insights into the male psyche March 7-12, 2006.

Broadway subscribers will have the option to see Disney's "The Lion King" at with priority seating at Wharton Center in East Lansing, Mich., February 2-5, 2006.

Closing out the Broadway in West Michigan series is the West Michigan premiere of "The Phantom of the Opera" from April 19 to May 14, 2006, at Miller Auditorium.

The Spotlight Series

The following are some highlights of Spotlight Series for 2005-06. More artists and performers will be added in the coming weeks. For more information on Miller Auditorium's 2005-06 season, call (269) 387-2300 or visit www.millerauditorium.com.

The Parsons Dance Company, modern dance, Oct. 7.

Broadway's Bernadette Peters with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 5.

"The Lettermen Christmas Show," Dec. 3.

Mozart's "The Magic Flute" performed by the Salzburg Marionettes, Dec. 6.

The Boys Choir of Harlem, Dec. 11.

"Empire Brass Christmas," with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Dec. 17.

"Sleeping Beauty," performed by the Russian National Ballet, Jan. 22, 2006.

Sarakasi African Acrobats, Jan. 29, 2006.

Gold Company, vocal jazz ensemble, Feb. 11, 2006.

Broadway's Jennifer Holliday with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, March 4, 2006.

Impressionist Rich Little, March 17, 2006.

Violinists of "Bowfire," March 25, 2006.

Media contact: Tracey Lawie, 269 387-2309, tracey.lawie@wmich.edu

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