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An American in Paris

An American in Paris
Sunday, October 30
Citi Wang Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 30

The new Tony AwardŽ-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony AwardŽ-winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2015 season! The New York Times raves, "An American in Paris is a triumph! Pure joy!" and The Wall Street Journal declares, "Once you've seen it, you'll find it hard to settle for less ever again."

Shop Tour

Boston Ballet Building and Costume Shop Tour
Thursday, October 6
4:30pm - 5:30pm
19 Clarendon St, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 23

Learn more about the amazing hand-sewn stitch work & beading being done on costumes by the Boston Ballet seamstresses. See firsthand the final touches being made to costumes for the first Boston Ballet performance of the fall ~ Le Corsaire. A beautiful, detailed and intricate process! Also, get a glimpse of the Boston Ballet dancers rehearsing in their studio! You provide your own transportation to the Costume Shop (T-accessible). Tour lasts approx. 30 minutes.

Hot Sardines
Saturday, October 1 $32/orchestra (reg. $37)
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by Sept. 2

Fusing musical influences from New York, Paris, and New Orleans, the Hot Sardines transform songs from another era into pop music for this century. Its sound is steeped in hot, foot-stomping jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make. Bandleader and pianist Evan "Bibs" Palazzo and lead singer Miz Elizabeth are joined by a blustery brass lineup, a powerhouse rhythm section led by a stride-piano virtuoso, and their very own tap dancer. "Unforgettably wild, consistently electrifying."-PopMatters

Omara Portuondo 85 Tour
Wednesday, October 12
$51/balcony (reg. $58)
Sanders Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 9

The charismatic leading lady of the Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo transcended the landmark album and film with two Grammy-nominated records of her own. Following the hugely successful Adios Tour with Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club last year, Omara celebrates her 85th anniversary, and 70 years of performing professionally, with a musical party featuring special guests pianist Roberto Fonseca, clarinetist/saxophonist Anat Cohen, and violinist Regina Carter. The artists will perform timeless Cuban classics as well as songs from their own repertoires.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical
Saturday, October 8
$67/orchestra (reg. $75)
Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by Sept. 2

Get ready for the ride of your life! In the middle of the Australian outback, a glamorous trio of performers searching for love and friendship aboard a battered old bus end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. Based on the 1994 film, Priscilla is a glitzy dance party with wildy outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dance floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "I Will Survive," "Hot Stuff," and "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun."

A Sunday in the Park with George

Sunday in the Park with George
Saturday, October 1
$61/Section B (reg. $70)
Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 2

Stephen Sondheim's stunning masterpiece centers on enigmatic painter Georges Seurat and his search for love, inspiration, and "the art of making art." One of the most acclaimed musicals ever, this Pulitzer Prize winner features a glorious score, with the songs "Finishing the Hat," "Putting it Together," and "Move On," and is directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois (A Little Night Music). "An audacious and touching work with a lovely, wildly inventive score" (The New York Times).

Yo-Yo Ma
Saturday, October 22
$55/1st Balcony
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 23

Charles Dutoit conducts Walton, Elgar and Holst, featuring Yo-Yo Ma (cello). Program includes Walton's Portsmouth Point Overture; Elgar's Cello Concerto; and Holst's The Planets. The Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus also perform.

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