STATESBORO — The Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern University has announced that the 2015-16 season will kick off Aug. 29 and run through April 1.
The season opens with hometown stars Carol Thompson, Mical Whitaker and Alan Tyson in “Driving Miss Daisy” on Aug. 29, and continues with the comedic stylings of the Reduced Shakespeare Company presenting “The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)” on Sept. 26.
Acclaimed Nashville songwriter and Georgia Southern alumnus Tony Arata, along with a group of his friends, will celebrate GSU homecoming weekend with a special concert, “Coming Home,” on Oct. 16. The Art of Time Ensemble will perform its rendition of The Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” on Nov. 13.
On Jan. 30, “Live from Nashville” kicks off the new year with a country-music song-and-dance show, and The Fabulous Equinox Orchestratakes will give a big-band performance on Feb. 9. The Moscow Festival Ballet will present “Sleeping Beauty” on March 8, and the season closes with “The Inspiration of Broadway with Ernie Haas & Signature Sound,” featuring J. Mark McVey of “Les Miserables” fame, on April 1.
Season subscriptions are on sale through Friday for $181, which includes a 12 percent discount and guaranteed same-seating for each show. Season subscriptions are also available after Friday, but do not include same-seating guarantee. Tickets for all individual performances will go on sale Monday and range from $24 to $28 per show.
To purchase a season subscription or single tickets, call the PAC Box Office at 912-478-7999, or go to 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Tickets to individual performances also will be available for purchase Monday online at www.georgiasouthern.edu/pac and by clicking the eTix logo.
Detailed show information and ticket prices, as well as pictures and video clips, can be found on the PAC website.