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October Jekyll & Hyde Parsons Dance Pinkalicious David Sedaris

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November Sister Act Last Comic Standing Live The Lettermen Elf The Musical Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

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December Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Wynonna & The Big Noise — A Simpler Christmas

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2015 Lineup January Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Magic of Motown The Four Bitchin’ Babes: Hormonal Imbalance

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March Ivy + Bean, The Musical PFX — The Pink Floyd Experience The Women of Ireland Blue Man Group Peter and the Starcatcher

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April Air Supply Diavolo — Architecture in Motion

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February Ballroom with a Twist Gold Company: From Brazil with Love Greg Jasperse, Director STOMP

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Broadway Subscriptions for the

2014–15 Season

Subscribe and save! Miller Auditorium is proud to present some of the best Broadway entertainment available, right here in Kalamazoo! Save money by purchasing a Broadway subscription package. A Broadway in West Michigan package offers the most savings, and you can purchase discounted tickets to any other show in the Miller season. And don’t forget the great Subscriber benefits!

Flex Plan Choose any four or more shows from the entire Miller season and save up to $5 off most tickets. A Flex Pass subscription offers the most flexibility for today’s hectic schedules.

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Subscriber Benefits Preferred parking pass Only subscribers receive a preferred parking pass valid for the main level of the parking ramp attached to Miller.

availability. If upgrading, there may be a charge. Broadway tickets can only be exchanged for another performance of the same show. (In person only.)

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The Miller Card gives subscribers exclusive discounts to area businesses.

Subscribers are assigned seats before tickets go on sale to the general public, ensuring you the best seats in the house.

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Priority purchasing When new shows are added to the Miller season, subscribers are notified first through e-mail and given the priority to order tickets at their subscriber discount.

Ticket insurance Miller will re-issue lost tickets at no charge.

Join other subscribers at intermission in the Grand Tier Alcove for some light refreshments and get to know the staff of Miller Auditorium. Email invitations will be sent to subscribers throughout the season.

Creative conversations Join the staff of Miller and cast members of select shows for a behind the scenes look at life as a touring actor and what it takes to put on the various productions.

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Subscribers are given a special phone number to call with questions or unique needs.

Miller offers a diverse selection of arts entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every person or for all ages. Therefore, patrons are responsible for making informed decisions regarding their ticket purchases.

Ticket exchanges Only subscribers are allowed to exchange their tickets from one performance to another, up to one hour before curtain time. Exchanges are based on

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Get a Group to Go! great benefits!

To find out more visit millerauditorium.com/group-sales or call (269) 387-2312

Planning a group outing is a great way to save on tickets! To get the best seats for your group, book your reservation as soon as possible—even if you don’t know the exact number of tickets that you’ll need. We can adjust the number of tickets as we get closer to your performance date.

10–20% OFF regular single ticket prices

Beat the box office

Bigger discounts for bigger groups

Groups are eligible to book seats before they go on sale to the general public.

Group-friendly restaurant deals

Bring a full bus and the driver gets a free seat*

Special student rates*

Free student study guides for many shows

Scout patches available for many shows

Post-show lectures, meet and greets and tours*

Personalized service Ordering tickets is the easiest part of planning your group outing. Add tickets, adjust your reservation number and get the latest news on what shows are coming to Miller Auditorium. Our experienced staff is dedicated to delivering VIP service to group leaders.

Special discounts

*Please call for more details about these items as they may not be available for every performance of every show.

Groups of 10, 15, 20 (depending on the show) or more can save up to larger than 30, some shows offer discounts of 20%!

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BECOME A FRIEND OF MILLER About the program

Most theatres across the country receive 30% of their support through donations. Currently, Miller receives only 5% of its support from private donations and sponsorships. It is vital for this to increase to ensure the continued strength of our organization. Through a stronger donation base, we can continue to offer educational programs to area youth and maintain a state of the art facility, thus allowing us to continue to bring the best Broadway tours available and also maintain affordable ticket pricing. Please consider a donation today and include it on your subscription order form.

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Miller is the third largest theatre in the state of Michigan with nearly 3,500 seats.

Miller has donated tickets to nearly 700 local organizations for fundraisers.

As many people attended The Phantom of the Opera as the Superbowl in 2006.

Over 50,000 students have attended shows at little to no cost.

Over 20,000 students have participated in education programs with artists.

Over 1,000 military families have attended shows at no cost.

In the past 10 years, over 2 million people have attended shows at Miller.

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PARSONS DANCE is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company based in New York City. Under the artistic direction of David Parsons, the company presents uplifting, family-friendly contemporary dance to audiences around the world. PARSONS DANCE is a company of eight full-time dancers and maintains a repertory of more than 70 works by David Parsons, as well as commissions by emerging choreographers and collaborations with some of the greatest artists of our time.

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PINKALICIOUS can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe — a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Join Pinkalicious on her journey, through this heart-warming musical that will remind you of the joys of childhood.

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An evocative tale of two men — one a doctor, passionate and romantic — the other, a terrifying madman; and two women — one, beautiful and trusting — the other, beautiful and trusting only herself. Both women in love with the same man. Both unaware of his dark secret. Their story of JEKYLL & HYDE unfolds in this gripping musical thriller resplendent with a sumptuous score including the unforgettable, “This Is the Moment,” “Someone Like You,” and “A New Life.” JEKYLL & HYDE is back. Don’t miss it!

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.

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SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “RIDICULOUSLY FUN,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT is reason to REJOICE!

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Season eight of LAST COMIC STANDING premieres May 22 on NBC. The Emmy-nominated laugh-fest returns with an all new group of the world’s funniest comics. Watch the series this summer on NBC, then see the finalists perform live as the LAST COMIC STANDING Live Tour appears at Miller Auditorium on Nov. 8.

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ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toymaking abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

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MOSCOW BALLET’S 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. Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score, the magic of larger thanlife-puppets, growing Christmas Tree and life-sized Matrushka Dolls! Moscow Ballet’s version of the Nutcracker ballet, known as the “Great Russian Nutcracker,” includes other unique elements in the telling of the traditional holiday tale. In the Moscow Ballet version, the setting is in Moscow and the city’s famous onion-domed skyline is featured as a backdrop. Traditional Russian folk characters Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) escort Masha and the Nutcracker Prince to their dream world in Act II. Finally the “Dove of Peace,” exclusive to Moscow Ballet’s version, welcomes the couple to the “Land of Peace and Harmony” traditionally called “The Land of Sweets.”

A five-time Grammy winner and New York Times bestselling author, Wynonna’s career has always revolved around telling stories. Whether she’s using her rich, commanding voice to sing one of her countless hits or sitting down for one of her many bold, honest television appearances, Wynonna always gets her point across with unflinching honesty and wisdom gained over the course of her very public life. Now in her latest venture, Wynonna — along with her band, The Big Noise — will bring A Simpler Christmas to you as she performs some of her holiday favorites as well as her greatest hits. Sit back and be reminded of the simple blessings as you ring in the holiday season. pg. 16

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Bringing the unforgettable songs of Motown back to your venue is THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN. This dynamic and driving tribute spans more than a decade of Motown classics — every one of the songs performed are among the most recognizable and culture-defining songs in pop music history. The show features the great harmonies and choreographed dance steps of the Motown era and features a six piece back-up band that is a show in itself. The musicianship is second to none and many of the players have backed up or opened for many of the original Motown artists.

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Kalamazoo! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Miller Auditorium!

Make it a HOT NIGHT OF MUSIC AND LAUGHS, with THE FOUR BITCHIN’ BABES and their hit show HORMONAL IMBALANCE...A MOOD SWINGING MUSICAL REVUE. This hilarious renegade sorority of harmonizing gal pals use their elegant wit, sophisticated (never blue) humor to create a wildly fun and raucous delight! These accomplished singers/musicians/ comediennes are hotter than ever. Literally! With sharp social commentary, and a wardrobe of bling, they’re an Estrogen fueled celebration of Babes, Boys and Botox!

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Starring your favorite Dancing with the Stars pros and American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance? finalists!

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Take your obsession with live talent-based reality TV shows to the next level!! Coming out of the TV and into Miller Auditorium is BALLROOM WITH A TWIST with its spectacular dancing and singing. Watching the cha-cha rattle on the television screen is one thing, but getting up close and live beneath the fringe, sequins, and booming sounds of Rumba bass is a whole other ballgame. BALLROOM WITH A TWIST brings a frenzy of sizzling dance moves by professional international dancers spanning the hot moves of Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Jive.

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“From Brazil with Love.” Western Michigan University’s award-winning Gold Company and GCII present their legendary Miller Show. Escape with them to Brazil on a musical journey that’s sure to heat up your Valentine’s Day. From the music of Sergio Mendes’ “Brazil 66” to today’s hits and everything in between, this is one winter getaway you won’t want to miss.

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STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique — an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments — matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps — to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. As the Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!” STOMP. See what all the noise is about. pg. 20

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Based on the New York Times bestselling children’s books series by author Annie Barrows and Illustrator Sophie Blackhall, IVY & BEAN, The Musical is the story of an unexpected friendship between two very different second graders. The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they would never like each other. Bean is loud, wild and goofy. Ivy is quiet and full of ideas. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, and needs a place to hide, Ivy comes to the rescue. There’s mischief and laughter—along with learned lessons about the challenges and joy of family, friendship and love.

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Pink Floyd is rarely discussed without using words like “psychedelic,” “conceptual,” and “provocative.” Their shows are described as theatrical with mind-blowing lights and unsurpassed sound. Their music cannot be referred to without making mention of their record breaking status. No easy feat to bring such a story to the stage. Annerin Productions has endeavored to bring fans the show they never thought they’d see. They nailed it. They found the band, the lights and the sound to create THE show for the ultimate Floyd fan, and it’s called… PFX—THE PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE.

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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, hailed by The New York Times as “The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” this musical takes a hilarious romp thru the Neverland you never knew. Winner of five Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. 12 actors play more than a 100 unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up?

BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. The New York Times heralds the show as “One of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged.” E! Entertainment News exclaims, “BLUE MAN GROUP is what every live performance aspires to be.” Although it is impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that BLUE MAN GROUP is an intensely exciting and wildly outrageous show that leaves the entire audience in a blissful, euphoric state.

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Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met in 1975 and became instant friends. They started playing small gigs and eventually toured Australia, the U.S. and Canada opening for Rod Stewart. Shortly after, they were noticed by Clive Davis who signed them immediately. In 1980 “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world. Their second hit “All Out of Love” went up the charts even quicker. The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs created a unique sound that would forever be known as Air Supply. Their hits “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Making Love Out of Nothing At All” have achieved multi-million plays on the radio. Air Supply has been a pop and Adult Contemporary chart phenomenon for decades, but their latest single “Desert Sea Sky” — which extends their Billboard chart success to an incredible five decades — is breaking ground in a fresh new genre: dance music.

Diavolo — Architecture in Motion uses abstract and recognized structures to explore the relationship between the danger of our environment and the fragility of the human body. Diavolo — Architecture in Motion is a fusion of many different movement vocabularies such as everyday movement, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts and hip-hop. Founded in 1992 by French-born choreographer and visionary Jacques Heim, Diavolo — Architecture in Motion is a cultural pillar of the Los Angeles community and has performed for hundreds of thousands of concertgoers worldwide as well as millions more on television.

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The following organizations hold performances at Miller throughout the year. You may find their performances listed within the calendar. Their events will be in the same color as the color used in their heading below.

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (269) 349-7759 // kalamazoosymphony.com

WMU School of Music (269) 387-4667 // www.wmich.edu/music

WMU College of Fine Arts The WMU College of Fine Arts presents performances throughout the year at various locations on campus. For more information, call the number listed below:

Invitation to the Dance.....................................Saturday, Sept. 20 @ 8 p.m.

Music Scholarship Showcase Concert .....Sunday, Sept. 28 @ 3 p.m. Admission

Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies..........Saturday, Oct. 25 @ 8 p.m.

University Symphonic Band........................................ Sunday, Oct. 19 @ 3 p.m.

A Hero’s Life............................................................Friday, Nov. 14 @ 8 p.m.

University Concert Band....................................... Tuesday, Oct. 21 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sounds of the Season........................................ Saturday, Dec. 20 @ 8 p.m.

Bronco Marching Band...............................Sunday, Nov. 9 @ 3 p.m. Admission

Bobby McFerrin Takes On Gershwin....................... Friday, Jan. 30 @ 8 p.m.

University Symphonic and Concert Bands..................Sunday, Nov. 23 @ 3 p.m.

Heavenly Life......................................................Saturday, Feb. 21 @ 8 p.m.

Christmas Concert University Bands .........Sunday, Dec. 7 @ 3 p.m. Admission

Theatre Department (269) 387-6222

Fire and Water................................................Saturday, March 28 @ 8 p.m.

University Symphony Orchestra.................................... Sunday, Feb. 8 @ 3 p.m.

wmich.edu/theatre

Elijah ..................................................................... Friday, April 10 @ 8 p.m.

University Symphonic Band........................................ Sunday, Feb. 22 @ 3 p.m.

Michael Cavanaugh in Concert: The Songs of Elton John & More!......................... Friday, April 24 @ 8 p.m.

University Concert Band.......................................Tuesday, Feb. 24 @ 7:30 p.m. 77th Annual Southwestern Michigan Vocal Festival........................................................Thursday, March 19 @ 7 p.m.

Dance Department (269) 387-5830 wmich.edu/dance

University Concert Band............................................ Sunday, April 12 @ 3 p.m. Kalamazoo Concert Band

(269) 806-6597 // kalamazooconcertband.org

47th Annual Spring Conference On Wind & Percussion Music University Symphonic Band............................... Thursday, April 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

Songs of Good Cheer with special guest John Tesh...... Saturday, Dec. 5 @ 8 p.m.

56th Annual Concerto Concert University Symphony Orchestra.................................................. Sunday, April 26 @ 3 p.m.

Campus Activities Board (269) 387-2112 wmich.edu/cab

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