MOBILE, Ala. – Season tickets are on sale now for the upcoming Alabama School of the Arts Performing Arts Series. The 2018-2019 season begins with three performances of “The Importance of Being Earnest” Sept. 14-16 in Ram Hall on the campus of University of Mobile.
The Performing Arts Series is presented by students and faculty of the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile. Each event is open to the public.
Season tickets can be purchased by submitting the order form found at umobile.edu/pas. Season tickets are $140 per person. A group rate is available for parties of 10 or more.
Tickets for individual events also are available for purchase at itickets.com and available at the door for each performance.
Alabama School of the Arts Performing Arts Series features a diverse listing of events. The season includes:
- UM Theatre Department: “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde — Sept. 14-15 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. in Ram Hall at University of Mobile. Directed by Rebeca Lake, chair, Department of Theatre, University of Mobile.
- Symphonic Winds Concert — Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. and March 14 at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Saraland. Conducted by Steve Dunn, associate professor of instrumental music, University of Mobile
- UM Jazz Band: “Basie Straight Ahead: The Legendary Music of Count Basie” — Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in Ram Hall at University of Mobile. Conducted by Kenn Hughes, chair, Department of Music, University of Mobile.
- MainStage Opera Double Feature: “L’Enfant et les Sortiléges” and “Hansel & Gretel” — Nov. 2-3 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at Chickasaw Civic Theatre in Chickasaw. Directed by Dr. Patrick Jacobs, director of opera, University of Mobile
- “Christmas Spectacular” — Nov. 15-17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. at Cottage Hill Baptist Church in Mobile.
- Elite 88 Piano Ensemble: “Dancing on the Keys” — Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium at University of Mobile. Led by Greg Wiggins.
- UM Chamber Opera: “The Consul” — Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at Murphy High School Auditorium in Mobile. Directed by Dr. Patrick Jacobs, director of opera, University of Mobile.
- “Night of the Classical Masters” — Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Alabama School of Mathematics & Science in Mobile. Conducted by Dr. Al Miller, dean, Alabama School of the Arts, University of Mobile.
- Elite 88 Piano Ensemble: “Carnival: From France to Mobile” — March 21 at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium at University of Mobile. Led by Greg Wiggins.
- UM Jazz Band: “The Spy Who Loved Me: The Music That Bonds Us” — March 26 at 7 p.m. at Redemption Church in Saraland.
- MainStage Musical: “Into the Woods” — April 5-6 at 7 p.m. and April 7 at 2 p.m. at Saraland Performing Arts Center in Saraland. Directed by Dr. Bruce Earnest, director of musical theatre, University of Mobile.
- “Saviour: A Modern Oratorio” — April 12 at 7 p.m. at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile. Conducted by Dr. Al Miller, dean, Alabama School of the Arts, University of Mobile.
- Musical Theatre and Opera Scenes Program — April 18 at 7 p.m. in Weaver Auditorium at University of Mobile.
- “Spring Spectacular” — April 28 at 7 p.m. at Redemption Church in Saraland.
For more information about Alabama School of the Arts, visit umobile.edu/asota. For more information about the Performing Arts Series, contact Shadoe Valentin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251.442.2383.
About University of Mobile
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.
For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.