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Miller announces 40th anniversary season

June 1, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium recently announced its 2008-09 season lineup. The 3,485-seat performance venue will bring the best of Broadway and other highly acclaimed musicals, comedies, family shows and dance troupes from around the world to West Michigan in its 40th anniversary season.

Subscription packages are on sale now. Single-show tickets will go on sale several weeks before each performance. For more information about individual performances or subscription options, visit millerauditorium.com or call the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300.

2008-09 Broadway shows at Miller Auditorium

"Sweeney Todd"--Sunday, Sept. 28--This Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim inspired the 2007 movie about the demon barber of Fleet Street.

"Nunsense"--Sunday, Nov. 2--Catch the 25th anniversary tour of the fast-faced musical comedy starring Sally Struthers.

"Ain't Misbehavin'"--Saturday, Dec. 6--The Tony Award-winning musical starring "American Idol" finalists Ruben Studdard and Frenchie Davis.

"Oliver!"--Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23-24--This family musical brings the best of Charles Dickens' characters and one of Broadway's most memorable scores to the stage.

"Rain: The Beatles Experience"--Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14--Experience Beatle-mania.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"--Wednesday and Thursday, April 22-23--The hilarious Tony Award-winning Broadway hit.

2008-09 Spotlight performances

Gordon Lightfoot--Saturday, Sept. 27
Capitol Steps--Saturday, Oct. 4
"In The Mood Live"--Sunday, Oct. 19
"Magic Tree House: The Musical"--Sunday, Oct. 26
Savion Glover's "Bare Soundz"--Friday, Nov. 7
NBC's "Last Comic Standing"--Saturday, Jan. 31
"Gold Company Celebrates Motown & Beyond"--Saturday, Feb. 7
"Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater"--Tuesday, Feb. 10
"Inflate," Fred Garbo's Inflatable Theater Co.--Sunday, March 1
"DrumLine Live"--Friday, March 13
"Video Games Live"--Friday, March 20
"Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley"--Saturday, March 21

Media contact: Bethany Gauthier (269) 387-2245, bethany.gauthier@wmich.edu

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