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Miller announces 2007-08 season lineup

May 21, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium will bring the best of Broadway and highly acclaimed dance, acrobatic and musical performances from around the world to West Michigan in its 2007-08 season.

Subscription packages for the Broadway in West Michigan series are on sale now and include five Broadway favorites. The Broadway Plus subscription includes all seven Broadway shows coming to Miller this season. Flex Pass subscriptions are also on sale, and provide the flexibility of choosing five or more performances from Miller's complete 2007-08 lineup.

Subscription packages may be purchased using the order form available online at www.millerauditorium.com. Single-show tickets generally go on sale several weeks before each performance. For more information about performances or Miller's subscription options, visit www.millerauditorium.com or call the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300.

Broadway in West Michigan Series, 2007-08

"Annie," Oct. 2-4, 2007, tells the timeless tale of "Little Orphan Annie" and never losing hope.

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," Dec. 5-6, 2007, follows two con artists down the Riviera as they take on the lifestyles of the rich and shameless.

"Evita," Jan. 22-24, 2008, winner of seven Tony Awards, tells the compelling story of the woman that captivated a nation by championing the working class.

"Mamma Mia!" Feb. 26-March 2, 2008, takes the audience on an unforgettable trip down memory lane with a mother, a daughter and three supposed fathers.

"Movin' Out," April 8-10, 2008, is a new musical created by five-time Grammy winner Billy Joel and legendary director and choreographer Twyla Tharp.

Broadway Plus Series, 2007-08

"Cats," Nov. 2-3, 2007, is one of the longest running shows in Broadway history and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

"Menopause the Musical," Jan. 15-20, 2008, is the hilarious celebration of women and "the change." Performed at WMU's Shaw Theatre, located in the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Spotlight Events at Miller Auditorium, 2007-08

American Indian Dance Theatre -- Nov. 6, 2007
Take 6 and the NAEA GospelFest Choir -- Nov. 9, 2007
B.B. King -- Nov. 24, 2007
Clay Aiken Christmas with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra -- Nov. 30, 2007
Odds Bodkin's StoryBlast! -- Dec. 14, 2007
A Year with Frog and Toad -- Dec. 16, 2007
St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre, "Swan Lake" -- Jan. 13, 2008
Jungle Jack Hanna -- Jan. 27, 2008
Blast! -- Feb. 1, 2008
Best of Gold Company Alumni Concert -- Feb. 9, 2008
Peking Acrobats -- Feb. 22, 2008
Canadian Brass -- Feb. 23, 2008
Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash -- March 29, 2008
Cherryholmes -- April 19, 2008
Five by Design in Radio Days -- April 20, 2008

Media contact: Tonya Hernandez, (269) 387-8400, tonya.hernandez@wmich.edu

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