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The 2011-12 Lake Shore Savings Season

Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center

DuffleBag DuffleBag Theatre Theatre

Merry Merry Wives Wives of of Windsor Windsor

State State University University of of New New York York at at Fredonia Fredonia

The DFT Communications Pops Series Music and magic are in the air with the DFT Communications Pops Series. Enjoy three nights of great music in the fabulous King Concert Hall featuring professional performers and SUNY Fredonia’s rising stars. Memorable moments are waiting to unfold — order your tickets now and capture them all.

Sat., Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Sponsored by Bahgat and Laurito-Bahgat, CPAs

Selling out performances across the country, Three Phantoms In Concert TM highlights the vocal talents of Broadway stars Craig Schulman, Cris Groenendaal and Kevin Gray, all of whom have played the Phantom. The concert features solos, duets and trios, all from the Broadway male repertoire. Featuring songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and The Phantom Of The Opera, the program also includes numbers from Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate, The Secret Garden, Damn Yankees, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sweeney Todd and many more. 3-Plan: $27, $22 & $17

6-Plan: $25, $20 & $15

ABBA-Mania Sat., Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. Sponsored by WDOE 1410 AM and 96 KIX Country FM

Direct from Toronto, four incredible singers and a five-piece backup band recreate the excitement and magic of the 1970s pop/ disco sensation ABBA. Featuring more than 20 hit songs and choreography, costume changes and a full studio sound true to the original group, ABBA-Mania performs many of the songs recently repopularized by the hit musical Mama Mia. You may even be tempted to sing along with tunes like Super Trooper, Honey Honey, Waterloo, S.O.S. and Dancing Queen. 3-Plan: $21, $19 & $17

6-Plan: $19, $17 & $15

Commencement Eve Pops 2012 Fri., May 11 at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Fredonia and Silver Creek Penny Savers

A Musical Fable of Broadway Based on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon Music and Lyrics by: Book by: Frank Loesser Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Maestro Glenn Cortese leads the Western New York Chamber Orchestra and a cast of talented student performers in a concert version of this oddball romantic comedy - considered by many to be the “perfect musical comedy.” The show’s vivid characters (slick, high-rolling gambler Sky Masterson, the chronically ill nightclub performer Adelaide, and her devoted fiancé Nathan Detroit) populate a New York City of days gone by, telling the story through a series of tuneful numbers including Luck be a Lady Tonight, If I Were a Bell, Take Back Your Mink and Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat. 3-Plan: $21, $19 & $17

6-Plan: $19, $17 & $15

Regular Prices: $30, $25 and $20 for Three Phantoms; $25, $22.50 & $20 for ABBA-Mania and Guys and Dolls

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928)

The Kaleidoscope Family Series Introduce your children to the thrill of true three-dimensional entertainment. The Kaleidoscope Family Series offers a fun-filled, interactive entertainment experience that children, parents and grandparents alike can enjoy. Sponsored by the OBSERVER, this series features shows that run about one hour.

The Gizmo Guys

Red Grammer Family Concert

Fri., Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.

With special guests: the Chautauqua Children’s Chorale Fri., Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

Sponsored by Pucci’s Carpet One Furniture and Bedding

Returning to Fredonia by popular demand, Allan Jacobs and Barrett Felker have amazed and amused audiences all over the world. Sure, they’ve made numerous television appearances, won international juggling competitions and taught at top circus schools. But what makes their act so appealing is their uniquely winning combination of dazzling technique and infectious humor. The Gizmo Guys’ rapid-fire act exhilarates and inspires laughter, appealing to audiences of all ages.

Sponsored by Mark and Michelle Twichell

Armed with nothing more than his stunning voice, a guitar and some of the best songs ever written for kids and their families, Red Grammer lifts his audiences to a place where hearts are filled to the brim and everything is possible. Bursting with energy, irrepressible joy, as well as an obvious love for the entire human race, this awardwinning entertainer mesmerizes and engages his listeners, young and old alike.

A Christmas Carol A DuffleBag Theatre production Fri., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by xxxxxx

The “Nearly World Famous” DuffleBag Theatre returns to Rockefeller Arts Center following their recent and wildly popular sold-out performances of Beauty and the Beast and Peter Pan. Begin your holiday season by experiencing Charles Dickens’ holiday classic about Ebenezer Scrooge in a whole new way. Parents, grandparents and children will all enjoy this interactive production in which selected audience members will be brought on stage to play roles in this adventure.

All OBSERVER Kaleidoscope shows are in the intimate 400-seat Marvel Theatre where every seat is the best seat in the house. Regular Prices: $12. Mix and Match Prices: 3-Plan: $10 6-Plan: $9

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928)

The Walter Gloor Mainstage Series Catch a glimpse of the stars of tomorrow as the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance presents a season of diverse offerings — from the full-scale production of a beloved musical to a modern black comedy to a pair of farces to a dance concert.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Macbeth Nov. 4, 5 & 10 at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Bartlett Theatre

Oct. 21, 22 & 27 at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. Marvel Theatre In the throes of competition — and puberty — six young people learn that winning isn’t everything and losing doesn’t make you a loser. This musical comedy made its Broadway debut in 2005 and earned two Tony Awards. Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, with words and music by William Finn

Experience a modernstyled version of one of the best-known tragedies in Western drama. Shakespeare weaves a supernatural tale of ambition that has captivated audiences for ages.

3-Plan: $18.50

3-Plan: $13.50

Sponsored by Midtown Realty

6-Plan: $16.50

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Phil Mathyer Real Estate

6-Plan: $12

High Plains Fandango

Fredonia Dance Ensemble

Feb. 24, 25 & March 1 at 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. Bartlett Theatre

March 23 & 24 at 8 p.m. March 25 at 2 p.m. Marvel Theatre

A small town in Nebraska struggles to survive amidst a plot to buy up all its water rights in the world premiere performance of this work by award-winning writer Red Shuttleworth, who was named “Best Living Western Poet” by True West magazine.

Experience a range of dance styles in an evening of grace and beauty with this annual showcase of talented dance students and faculty and guest choreographers.

3-Plan: $13.50

6-Plan: $12

Sponsored by Niebel Realty

Stage Door April 20, 21 & 26 at 8 p.m. April 22 at 2 p.m. Marvel Theatre Sponsored by M&T Bank

3-Plan: $13.50

6-Plan: $12

A group of aspiring actresses share a boarding house and dreams of stardom in 1930s New York. At the center of the group is Terry Randall, a girl from the Midwest who wants to be a leading lady on the Great White Way. Along the way she becomes involved with an arrogant playwright and a handsome film producer. This great American classic by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber inspired the film that starred Katherine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers.

3-Plan: $13.50 6-Plan: $12 Regular Prices: $22 for Putnam County; $16 for all others

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928)

The World Travel Series Three fantastic journeys are once again set to unfold as some of the travel-adventure industry’s best filmmakers come to Rockefeller Arts Center to personally present their films. Come along and experience the thrills of travel without ever leaving the comfort of your very own seat in King Concert Hall. Sponsored by Fredonia Place, the World Travel Series will again bring the world right to your doorstep.

East African Safari with Rick Ray Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m.


Around the World - One Man’s Journey with Doug Jones Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Take a walk on the wild side with skilled adventure filmmaker Rick Ray. Explore the safari destinations of Kenya and Tanzania, topping it all off with a trek to visit the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Included will be stops at Nairobi, Masai Mara, Ambocelli, Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and the Serengeti Plains, to name just a few.

One of the most popular filmmakers working today, Doug Jones has created a life-time retrospective drawn from over one half million feet of motion picture film taken over the last 40 years. Shot on six continents and in 60 countries, highlights of the film include the Taj Mahal, the Kamakura Buddha, the Treasures of Tutankhamen, the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, the Berlin Wall and the glaciers of Alaska. Diverse destinations expose viewers to an amazing assortment of cultures.

The Great Rocky Mountain RV Adventure with John Holod Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m.


The Rocky Mountains are the backbone of North America and include some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Award-winning filmmaker John Holod takes viewers through the Rockies from New Mexico to Yellow Stone, exploring the familiar and not so familiar natural wonders along the way. The highlights include Yellow Stone National Park, the Museum of the Mountain Man, the Dinosaur National Monument, Independence Pass and the Garden of the Gods. Series Sponsor

3-Plan: $6.50 6-Plan: $5.50 (Regular Price: $7.50)

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928)

Western New York Chamber Orchestra Originally formed more than 25 years ago as the Fredonia Chamber Players under the artistic direction of Grant Cooper, the Western New York Chamber Orchestra was renamed during the tenure of Joel Revzen. Currently led by Artistic Director and Conductor Glen Cortese, the orchestra is comprised of professional musicians from an area ranging from Buffalo to Erie, Pa. The orchestra has hosted world-renowned artists including Peter Schickele, Sharon Robinson, Lauren Flanigan and Sharon Isbin.

A Night at the Opera

Schubert’s Mass in C Major Sunday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m., King Concert Hall

Sunday, March 25 at 4 p.m., King Concert Hall

The Western New York Chamber Orchestra joins forces with the Fredonia College Choir and Fredonia School of Music Faculty soloists to present Schubert’s transcendent Mass in C Major. This is the continuation of a long and respected tradition between the Western New York Chamber Orchestra and the SUNY Fredonia School of Music.

World renowned Chinese soprano Ying Huang graces the stage as a guest of the Western New York Chamber Orchestra performing works by W.A. Mozart and his operatic contemporaries. Ms. Huang has received worldwide acclaim for her performances on Live From the Met, as well as her portrayal of Cio-Cio San in Frederic Mitterand’s 1995 film of Madame Butterfly.

Regular Price: $20

3-Plan Price: $17

6-Plan Price: $15

The Hillman Opera The Merry Wives of Windsor (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor) Nov. 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. Marvel Theatre Based on Shakespeare’s work of the same name, this pillar of the Germanic repertoire from Carl Otto Nicolai is filled with charm, humor and glorious music. This fully-staged Hillman Opera production is presented by the School of Music in association with the Department of Theatre and Dance. It will be presented in German with English supertitles.

Regular Price: $20

3-Plan Price: $17

6-Plan Price: $15

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928)

2011-2012 “MIX & MATCH” SEASON TICKET ORDER FORM Remember: you can always exchange to a different event or night if your plans change. See ticket exchange policies on the next page.

To charge tickets by phone or for assistance, please call 673-3501 Call toll free at 1-866-441-4928 Summer Box Office Hours: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Name: __________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________ City: St: ZIP: _____________________________________ Daytime Phone: ___________________________________

When completed, return this form to: Ticket Office, SUNY Fredonia, 280 Central Ave.,, Fredonia NY 14063 Or fax to 716-673-3651

 I am past Mix & Match Subscriber  I am donor to the Friends of RAC Annual Fund C

Email Address: ___________________________________


Step-by-Step Instructions 1. Select the events you wish to attend in column “A” to the right. They are grouped by genre for your convenience. 2. For Mainstage shows and the Hillman Opera, indicate your desired night of the week in column “B.” 3. If you selected a total of three, four, or five events in column “A,” use column “C” to circle your price. If you selected six or more events, use column “D” to circle your price. For the Pops events, check the seating diagram on the other side for price locations.

Select your events


Circle your night

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

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5. Multiply the prices circled in “C” or “D” by the number of tickets in column “E” and put the result in Column “F.” 6. Total your order at the bottom. Please be sure to include the $3.00 processing fee. 7. Indicate your seating preference on the other side and any special instructions here:

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# of tickets amount

Fri. Sat. Sun. Mat.  Thurs. $18.50


Macbeth (Nov. 4, 5, 6, 10)



High Plains Fandango (Feb. 24, 25, 26, March 1)



Dance... (March 23, 24, 25)



Stage Door (April 20, 21, 22, 26)



Thurs. Fri. Sat.  Sun. Mat. $17.00

Merry Wives…(Nov. 10, 11, 12,13)

DFT Communications Pops

4. Enter the number of tickets desired for each event in column “E.”

D 6 or more events Save 25 %

Putnam County Spelling Bee (Oct. 21, 22, 23, 27)

Hillman Opera

3, 4 or 5 events Save 15 %


(three price levels, circle desired price)

Three Phantoms™ (Sept. 24)

$27, 22, 17

$25, 20, 15

Abba-Mania (Nov. 5)

$21, 19, 17

$19, 17, 15

Guys and Dolls (May 11)

$21, 19, 17

$19, 17, 15

East African Safari (Oct. 29)



Great Rocky Mountain...(Feb. 18)



Around the World… (March 24)



Schubert’s Mass in C (Oct. 30)



A Night at the Opera (March 25)



Gizmo Guys (Sept. 16)



A Christmas Carol (Dec. 2)



Red Grammer (Feb.10)



World Travel Series

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Western New York Chamber Orchestra

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8. Indicate how you would like to pay:

Kaleidoscope Family Series

 My check payable to

SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office is enclosed.

Please charge my:

Cardholder Signature

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Postage & Handling Total of Order Card #







Please use these seating diagrams to indicate your seating preferences:

Robert W. Marvel Theatre

Harry A. King Concert Hall (Stage)


Walter Gloor Mainstage Series* Kaleidoscope Family Series*

All seats for the events in Marvel Theatre are one price.

DFT Communications Pops Series* Price Level I

Price Level II

Price Level III

* Please remember, in order to ensure your seat location for each of these series again in 2011-12, you must purchase tickets for all three events in each respective series.

Ticket exchange policy As a Mix & Match season ticket holder, you are entitled to FREE ticket exchanges. If your plans change, you may choose to attend any event on the Mix & Match event list that better suits your schedule. If an alternate event cannot immediately be chosen, the value of the tickets will be credited to your account for future use (within the year). Likewise, if you exchange for higher-priced tickets, the difference in price will be due upon exchange. Please note: ■ Exchanges must be made at least 24 hours before the performance date. ■ Once a performance has passed, tickets are no longer eligible for exchange. ■ Once a performance is sold out, tickets are no longer eligible for exchange. ■ If you exchange for lower-priced tickets, the difference in price will be credited to your patron account and may be used toward future purchases at the ticket office. ■ Tickets must be returned to the ticket office either by mail or in person before the exchange can be processed. SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office: 673-3501 (1-866-441-4928) or

2011-12 Mix & Match Season at Rockefeller Arts Center  

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