Tivoli Theatre Foundation Hosts Broadway At The Tivoli Open House June 5

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Tivoli Theatre Foundation will host a Broadway open house at the Tivoli Theatre Monday, June 5, from 6-7:30 p.m. At the open house the public will be able to pick their seats and purchase subscriptions for the upcoming 2017-2018 Broadway season. The Tivoli Theatre will serve complimentary champagne and light snacks in addition to playing select musical numbers from titles on this year’s Broadway season.

The Tivoli will open an hour early at 5 p.m. for Friends of the Tivoli at the $250 donation level and above. These eligible Friends will get the first chance to secure the best remaining seats for the 2017-2018 Broadway at the Tivoli Season and be part of a special reception on the Tivoli Theatre stage. 

For more information in becoming a Friend of the Tivoli contact Nick Wilkinson with the Tivoli Theatre Foundation at 777-5610 or nwilkinson@TivoliChattanooga.com. 

New to this year, the Tivoli is now offering three package options and subscribers can enjoy all six titles or customize a package of four or five titles. As long as subscribers renew their yearly subscription, the seats are theirs to keep year to year. Additional subscription benefits include reduced ticket prices compared to single ticket purchases, first notification of next year’s season, free same-show ticket exchanges and the opportunity to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the general public. They may purchase subscriptions by calling the Tivoli Theatre box office at 757-5580 or by visiting the box office in person at 709 Broad St., Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

The second season of Broadway at the Tivoli complete season lineup is as follows: 

STOMP • May 11 & 12, 2018
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL • April 17-19, 2018
JERSEY BOYS • March 9-11, 2018
KINKY BOOTS • December 12-14, 2017
THE SOUND OF MUSIC • October 27 & 28, 2017 

More information on the Broadway at the Tivoli 2017-2018 season can be found at the Tivoli’s website, TivoliChattanooga.com.

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