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NORTH BAY STAGE COMPANY PRESENTS

Cabaret July 15 – August 10, 2014 Performed in the Carston Cabaret This celebrated musical transports you to an actual cabaret with lots of surprises in the groundbreaking Bob Fosse musical. Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, Cabaret is based in the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves around the young English performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw. $36 (General Admission) – ON SALE NOW!

Pat Metheny Unity Group ( ) Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory PERFORMANCES

CAMPFIRE TOUR 2014 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 8pm Two music legends, together in one mega show! Twentytime Grammy winner Pat Metheny (“Last Train Home”) appears with multiple-Grammy-winning singer and pianist Bruce Hornsby. Campfire Tour 2014 features the Pat Metheny Unity Group music from KIN their new release as well as some catalog favorites. Hornsby will open the evening with his hard-driving blend of rock, jazz, classical and bluegrass. Hornsby will be joined by Sonny Emory on drums. $75/$60/$45 – ON SALE NOW!

Jennifer Nettles: That Girl Tour 2014 with special guest Brandy Clark Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8pm Jennifer Nettles, lead vocalist for international super duo Sugarland, has become one of the most popular singer-songwriters in music today. She has won five ASCAP awards for her songwriting abilities, and in 2008 individually received a Grammy Award, ACM Award and CMA Award for penning the emotionally charged, platinum-selling No. 1 hit “Stay.” Nettles has been seen all over the media spectrum, everywhere from “Oprah” to “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno!” $75/$55/$45

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Cheech and Chong with special guest Shelby Chong Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8pm Returning to Santa Rosa for the first time since 2009, don’t miss the iconic comedy duo Cheech and Chong, who defined an era with their hilariously irreverent, satirical, counter-culture, no-holds-barred comedy routines. $69/$59/$49

39th Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition Semi-Finals Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8pm

Nick Offerman: Full Bush Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8pm Nick Offerman is today best known for the role of Ron Swanson on NBC’s hit comedy series “Parks & Recreation,” in which he stars with Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe. For his work on the show, Offerman won a Television Critics Association Award for Achievement in Comedy in 2011, having earned his first nomination in 2010. Now you can see his hilarious live show right here in Santa Rosa! $55/$40

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Sylvia By A.R. Gurney October 3 – 19, 2014 Performed in the East Auditorium Empty nesters Greg and Kate have moved back to Manhattan after twentytwo years in the suburbs. As Kate tells Greg: “The dog phase of my life is definitely over.” But life has a way of giving you what you think you don’t want. Greg finds Sylvia, a street-smart lab/poodle mix, and brings her home. She promptly becomes a bone of contention between Greg and Kate, testing their marriage to hilarious and touching effect. $26 (General Admission)

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PERFORMANCES

The San Francisco Comedy Competition is one of the most prestigious comedy contests in North America—launching the careers of Ellen DeGeneres, Dana Carvey, and Louis C.K., among many others. Hundreds of comedians line-up each year to compete, but only 30 are chosen. (In its first year, Robin Williams came in 2nd!) It’s an outrageously funny evening that has a well-earned reputation as an important showcase of promising young entertainers who will make it. $44.75


The Temptations and The Four Tops Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8pm Experience two legendary groups in one magical night! The Temptations and The Four Tops have been creating hits and entertaining audiences for more than 40 years. From The Temp’s “My Girl” to The Tops’ “Baby I Need Your Loving,” don’t miss this very special evening with two of the most iconic bands in the history of American music. $85/$65/$45

PERFORMANCES

SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY PRESENTS

Joshua Bell

Special Symphony Benefit

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8pm

WITH ALESSIO BAX, PIANO

Tickets for this special event are only available through the Santa Rosa Symphony: santarosasymphony.org 54-MUSIC (707-546-8742)

Joshua Bell’s restless curiosity, passion, universal appeal, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of “classical music superstar.” Often referred to as the Poet of the Violin, Joshua Bell is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists and he continues to enchant audiences with his breathtaking virtuosity, tone of sheer beauty, and charismatic stage presence. $200/$150/$100/$55 Special dinner/concert package: $500. Meet Joshua Bell at the after-party!

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm Pre-show discussion at 7pm San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a celebrated contemporary ballet company that has been guided since 1982 by its uniquely global artistic vision. Collaborating with noted composers, musicians, and visual artists, Alonzo King creates works that draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted cultural traditions and imbue classical ballet with new expressive potential. $45/$39/$32/$25

The Price is Right Live Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 7pm The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives contestants pulled right from the audience the chance to “Come On Down” to win appliances, vacations and even new cars by playing classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show. From Plinko™, to Cliffhangers™, to The Big Wheel™, and even the fabulous Showcase, all the favorite games are played just like the TV show. $45/$30 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to US & Canada legal residents, 18+ (Residents of NY, FL, RI, PR & Quebec ineligible to participate as contestants). For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements & free method of entry, visit or call venue box office. Sponsored by Good Games Live, Inc. Void where prohibited. THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE™/©2014 FremantleMedia. All Rights Reserved.

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An Evening with Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8pm The Time Jumpers was established in Nashville in 1998 by an assemblage of high-dollar studio musicians who wanted to spend some spare time drinking beer and jamming with their sonically gifted buddies. The notion of building a rabidly devoted following was the last thing on their minds. But that’s what happened. Tap any member of The Time Jumpers on the shoulder and the face that turns to greet you will be that of one who’s made major contributions to the richness and vigor of country music. $59/$49

Whose Live Anyway? Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7pm

PERFORMANCES

Back by popular demand after a SOLD OUT show in 2013, Whose Live Anyway? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and special guest Joel Murray from “Mad Men” will leave you gasping for breath with the very witty scenes and songs they invent before your eyes! Whose Live Anyway? performs games made famous on the Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”— and a few new ones, too! $59/$39

New Orleans Legends: Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8pm Pre-show discussion at 7pm

“When I meet someone like Allen Toussaint — that for me is like meeting, you know, someone the equivalent of the Dalai Lama, because for me, he influenced the way I played the piano. He’s a historical part of rock-and-roll.” - Elton John Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. Toussaint is one of the most influential figures in the New Orleans R&B, writing for and performing with everyone from Paul McCartney to Joe Cocker to Etta James, and as well as numerous films including Casino and Moulin Rouge. Preservation Hall Jazz Band was founded in 1961 to promote traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity. Today, led by Creative Director Ben Jaffe, they perform and record with a wide variety of musicians, and continue to tour the world. $45/$39/$32/$25

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An Evening with Garrison Keillor Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8pm America’s foremost humorist and social pundit, Garrison Keillor brings his wonderful, dry sense of humor to the stage in Santa Rosa. True to his radio form, humorist celebrity speaker Keillor shares hilarious anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon and “latelife fatherhood”—all delivered with his signature class, charisma and wisdom. $75/$65/$49

LIVE NATION PRESENTS

Brian Regan: Live Comedy Tour

PERFORMANCES

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:30pm One of the country’s premier comedians returns to Santa Rosa after a SOLD OUT appearance in 2013! Brian Regan has distinguished himself with the perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality. Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. $49.75/$45.75 – ON SALE NOW!

Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8pm “Birbiglia’s stories are even funnier live than they are on the radio.” - Ira Glass

Award-winning filmmaker, author, and comedian Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories of telling jokes and how that can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he visits Cats-a-chusetts, argues with someone about their nut allergy, hosts an awards show for angry celebrities, and learns that Fozzie Bear is a tough act to follow. $49/$35

COMPAÑIA MAZATLÁN BELLAS ARTES’

Posada Navideña Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7pm Free pre-show arts & crafts with your family at 6pm Free post-show Posada celebration! Experience the folk culture of Mexico and its unique customs and traditions during this Christmas production and traditional Posada celebration. This traditional Mexican holiday presentation portrays the “Pastorela” (pilgrimage) made by Joseph and Mary before the birth of Christ. Featuring traditional Mexican folkloric dances and music performed by 28 dancers and musicians from Sacramento’s renowned Compañia Mazatlán Bellas Artes, this performance will make you feel as if you’ve been transported to Mexico for an uplifting dose of the beautiful culture and customs of Mexico past and present. $10 ADULTS/$5 CHILDREN

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MOSCOW BALLET PRESENTS

Great Russian Nutcracker Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 3pm & 7pm Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker is the must-see event this Holiday season! Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The New York Times raves “Knock Out!” Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Christmas with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, growing Christmas Trees and life-sized Matrushka Dolls! Platinum $181*/ VIP $108** $74/$54/$43.50/$33.50 – ON SALE NOW! *Platinum ticketholders receive best seats in the house, a VIP Nutcracker Doll, coffee-table book and a guided backstage tour. **VIP ticketholders receive preferred seats, a VIP Nutcracker Doll, and a commemorative coffee-table book.

The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 8pm

JE MEDIA PRESENTS

Psychic Medium & Author John Edward Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 4pm One of the world’s most sought after psychic mediums, John Edward is also author of several critically acclaimed New York Times best sellers including

Crossing Over: The Stories Behind the Stories, and his most recent book Infinite Quest. He has captivated audiences worldwide on his acclaimed talk shows “Crossing Over” and “Cross Country.” This very special afternoon will leave you with a whole new outlook on life. . . and death! $94/$74/$54 – ON SALE NOW!

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY’S YOUNG AMBASSADORS PRESENT

Heartsongs – Melodies of Love Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:30pm Heartsongs – Melodies of Love, highlights some of the world’s all-time favorite love songs in a vibrant musical journey through the rollercoaster of life. With show tunes from award-winning Broadway musicals “Cinderella,” “Singin’ In the Rain,” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” and featuring international hits by The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Bublé, Adele, and Michael Jackson, the performance celebrates life’s unforgettable seasons of love in a spirited 90-minute showcase that is appropriate for family members of all ages. VIP $36/$31/$26/$21

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The multi-Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama bring their special Christmas show to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts for the first time! Recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music, The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform selections from their upcoming Christmas album along with Christmas classics and other gems from a 70-plus-year career. $35/$28


River North Dance Chicago Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8pm Pre-show discussion at 7pm “This is one sleek, confident, athletic, daring, versatile company.” - Chicago Sun-Times

Celebrated for creating vital connections between dancer and audience as well as presenting gutsy and entertaining repertoire, River North Dance Chicago presents dynamic works that combine athletic prowess and artistic perspective with bold, theatrical flair. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, and under the artistic direction of Frank Chaves, River North Dance Chicago boasts an eclectic, dynamic, jazz-based contemporary repertoire. $45/$39/$32/$25

The Second City Hits Home

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8pm Pre-show discussion at 7pm From Chicago’s lauded improv comedy troupe, The Second City Hits Home is a new show featuring hilarious sketches, songs, and improvisation about Santa Rosa, as well as material from the famed Second City archives. This is a must-see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago’s brightest comedy stars in a special one-night-only engagement. $35/$28/$21/$15

THREE ACTS, TWO DANCERS, ONE RADIO HOST: Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, Anna Bass Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8pm

This American Life host Ira Glass has teamed with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to combine two art forms that – as Ira puts it – “have no business being together – dance and radio.” The result is a funny, lively and heartfelt evening of dance and stories that brought down the house in its first run at Carnegie Hall. “People who like This American Life will probably like this,” says Glass, “because it’s just like the radio show, um, if you picture dancing during all the stories.” $55/$50/$45/$35

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Blues at the Crossroads: The Soul of the Blues Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 8pm Pre-show discussion at 7pm An evening of classic soul and R&B from the 60’s and 70’s starring The Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas; soul shouter Lee Fields; Eric Krasno of Soulive; and the NY Times “Break-Out-New-Artist,” Alecia Chakour. All backed by The Dynamites. Blues at the Crossroads: The Soul of the Blues is filled with great songs of Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Booker T & the MG’s, Etta James, Sam & Dave, Bobby Womack and James Brown to name a few. $39/$32/$25

2CELLOS Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8pm As seen on “GLEE,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and many others, young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have achieved sensational success by taking the cello to a new level. Their playing has broken down musical boundaries, from classical and film music to pop and rock. 2CELLOS have no limits when performing live, and are equally as impressive when playing Bach and Vivaldi as they are when rocking out AC/DC. $59/$45/$35

An Evening with David Sedaris Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 8pm The NPR Humorist and bestselling author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls returns to Santa Rosa! With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. $65/$45

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2014-15 SEASON

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

The Teacher from the Black Lagoon & Other Stories

Presented by Childsplay

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

Presented by TheatreworksUSA

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:30pm

Based on the hit Saturday morning cartoon series, the show that taught history, grammar, math, and more explodes onto the stage with songs updated for a whole new generation!

An exciting new musical revue based on your favorite contemporary children’s books, including The Teacher from the Black Lagoon!

Dino-Light

Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Presented by Corbian Visual Arts and Dance in collaboration with Lightwire Theater

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:30pm

Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom introduces exotic, live animals to audience members, while sharing inspirational stories from his work.

Unique and visually dazzling, Dino-Light blends cutting-edge puppetry, technology, and dance to showcase a world of glow-in-the-dark characters.

The Peking Acrobats®

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at 6:30pm

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:30pm

Presented by Vital Theatre Company

Don’t miss this awe-inspiring theatrical experience featuring China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts with live musical accompaniment.

Based on the popular children’s books by Jane O’Connor, see Fancy Nancy and her friends come to life on stage!

Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve! Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 3:00pm

Junie B. Jones

Get on board with musical artist Genevieve Goings, as she drives her train through fantastical lands while singing contemporary, kid-friendly hip-hop songs about ABCs, 123s, being polite, and more.

Presented by TheatreworksUSA

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at 6:30pm The “bestest musical ever” based on Barbara Park’s adored children’s books about a feisty, outspoken first-grader.

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Our 10th Anniversary Season! After nine stellar seasons of popular music, Maestro Michael Berkowitz has put together an incredible 10th Anniversary season featuring the music of legendary performers. Performed by the Santa Rosa Symphony with an impressive line-up of guest artists, these concerts are guaranteed to sell out. The only way to ensure your seats (and save up to 26% off regular ticket prices) is to become a season ticket holder today!

A collaboration between the Santa Rosa Symphony and Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

Free Pre-Concert Talks Join Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz one hour prior to every concert for a discussion of the afternoon’s program, along with personal anecdotes and memories from his storied career working on Broadway, and with Liza Minnelli, Henry Mancini, and Marvin Hamlisch, among many others.

Michael Berkowitz CO N DUCTO R

The Way They Were: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch and Barbra Streisand

The Music of ABBA: ARRIVAL from Sweden

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3pm

FEATURING ABBA TRIBUTE GROUP ARRIVAL

Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3pm

FEATURING GUEST VOCALIST HAVEN BURTON

“This is the closest you will ever get to seeing ABBA!” ARRIVAL from Sweden, the world’s leading ABBA tribute group, and the only touring group sanctioned by ABBA, join the Santa Rosa Symphony for an afternoon of your favorite ABBA hits, including “Take a Chance On Me,” “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” and many more. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of Sweden’s biggest music export!

Beginning with their first meeting on the 1964 Broadway production of Funny Girl, Marvin Hamlisch and Barbra Streisand were fast friends and immediate collaborators. This show is a true celebration of the Award-winning music that made Marvin Hamlisch a legend, plus the music of Barbra Streisand, sung by the amazing Haven Burton, star of Broadway’s Shrek, Legally Blonde The Musical, and Rent.

A Very Merry Holiday Pops featuring Five By Design

May the Force Be With You: The Movie Magic of John Williams

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3pm

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3pm

FEATURING VOCAL QUINTET FIVE BY DESIGN

With 49 Academy Award nominations (second only to Walt Disney), John Williams is one of the most celebrated and well-known film composers of all time. Featuring selections from the movies E.T., Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and of course Star Wars, this concert is a rare opportunity to hear thrilling movie scores brought to life by a full symphony orchestra! And be sure to bring your kids and grandkids, and take photos with live characters from the Star Wars trilogy in the lobby!

A holiday tradition returns! Join the Santa Rosa Symphony and renowned vocal quintet Five By Design for an afternoon of uplifting and multicultural holiday music from traditional to swing to rock that’s perfect for the whole family. Last year’s holiday concert SOLD OUT, so don’t wait to get your tickets!

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Marilyn Kentz presents Will I Ever Wear A Bikini Again? GFour Productions presents Menopause the Musical Missoula Children’s Theatre (FREE weeklong residency for children) Missoula Children’s Theatre presents The Wizard of Oz

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J U LY 2 0 1 4 7-11 9-13 July 15 – Aug. 10 17 23 July 28 – Aug. 1

Draw It! Paint It! Sculpt It! Art Camp Roustabout Theater Summer Camp North Bay Stage Company presents Cabaret Pat Metheny Unity Group ( ) Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory: Campfire Tour 2014 Move Live On Tour featuring Julianne Hough & Derek Hough SOLD OUT New Song Music Camp

SEPTEMBER 2014 11 13 26 27

Jennifer Nettles: That Girl Tour 2014 with special guest Brandy Clark Fiesta de Independencia FREE! Cheech & Chong with special guest Shelby Chong 39th Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition Semi-Finals

PERFORMANCE LIST

OCTOBER 2014 3 3 – 19 10 23 24 26

Nick Offerman: Full Bush North Bay Stage Company presents Sylvia Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Schoolhouse Rock Live! The Temptations & The Four Tops Santa Rosa Symphony presents Joshua Bell Symphony Pops Series: The Way They Were – A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch and Barbra Streisand

NOVEMBER 2014 1 2 7 8 15 18

Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series: Alonzo King LINES Ballet The Price is Right Live! Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers Whose Live Anyway? New Orleans Legends: Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint

DECEMBER 2014 3 5 11 12 13 – 21 14 20 21

An Evening with Garrison Keillor Live Nation presents Brian Regan: Live Comedy Tour Mike Birbiglia: Thanks God For Jokes Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series: Compañia Mazatlán Bellas Artes’ Posada Navideña Roustabout Theater presents White Christmas Symphony Pops Series: A Very Merry Holiday Pops featuring Five By Design Moscow Ballet presents Great Russian Nutcracker The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

JANUARY 2015 18 21 27 28

JE Media presents Psychic Medium & Author John Edward Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: The Peking Acrobats® Brigham Young University’s Young Ambassadors present Heartsongs – Melodies of Love Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series: River North Dance Chicago

FEBRUARY 2015 5 7 8 22 27

The Second City Hits Home THREE ACTS, TWO DANCERS, ONE RADIO HOST: Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, Anna Bass Blues at the Crossroads: The Soul of the Blues Symphony Pops Series: The Music of ABBA – ARRIVAL from Sweden Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Junie B. Jones

MARCH 2015 18 20

Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: The Teacher From the Black Lagoon & Other Stories 2CELLOS

APRIL 2015 14 26 28

Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Dino-Light Symphony Pops Series: May the Force Be With You – The Movie Magic of John Williams Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Fancy Nancy The Musical

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An Evening with David Sedaris Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve!

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Purchasing Tickets Season Tickets Discounted season ticket packages are available in person or by phone for the Symphony Pops Series and the Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series. Season ticket holders receive: • Priority seating; • Keep the same seats for every show; • Save up to 28% off regular ticket prices!

Single Tickets Tickets to individual performances are available online, in person, or by phone. Sign up for our e-mail list to find out about on sale dates for new shows added throughout the year. Become a member (see p. 3) to get early notification and advance purchase opportunities.

Group Tickets Groups of 10 or more quality for a 15% discount to selected shows. Contact the Patron & Member Services office at 707.546.3600 for more information.

Child/Student Tickets Discounted tickets are available for children and students with a valid student ID for select performances. When available, child tickets may be purchased for children 12 years of age and younger. Please contact the ticket office for more information. No children under 5 admitted, except to Family Fun Series performances.

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Venue Information The Ruth Finley Person Theater is a 1681-seat venue where no seat is more than 75 feet from the stage, creating an intimate environment for you to enjoy your favorite performer.

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Ticket Fees For season ticket packages, a one-time $9 handling fee will be added to your order. For single ticket purchases, a 15% per ticket handling fee will be added to your order when purchasing online or by phone (except for Family Series shows, which have a 10% fee). There are no added fees when purchasing single tickets in person at the ticket office. In Person

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Ticket Policies All purchases are final. There are no refunds.

Ticket Limit Limit of eight (8) tickets per performance per person (regardless of the number of transactions). Ticket purchases are closely monitored and any tickets purchased above the limit will be voided without notice.

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Accessible seating for patrons with mobility limitations are located in several locations on the main floor of the theater. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are also available on the main floor level. Please contact the ticket office to purchase tickets, or notify us of any special needs, so we can help make your experience exceptional.

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More than 20 new shows announced! Tickets on sale June 13.

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