SHIPPENSBURG, PA – The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center Friday announced its 2012-2013 schedule, which includes the likes of Jackson Browne, Liza Minnelli, Huey Lewis & The News, Wynonna Judd, Three Dog Night, Clay Aiken and Boyz II Men.
The center, which is located on the campus of Shippensburg University, will allow tickets for the new season to go on sale on Saturday, July 21 at 11 a.m.
Season subscriptions and flex series must be purchased in person at the box office or over the phone at 717-477-SHOW (7469). Individual tickets can be purchased online at www.luhrscenter.com.
The new season features a variety of entertainment options, including solo artists, children and family programs, orchestral concerts, comedy and more.
The season will kick off on Aug. 7 with Jackson Browne’s U.S. Acoustic Tour, featuring special guest star Sara Watkins. Some of the blockbuster performances this year include: Wynonna & The Big Noise (Sept. 27), Christopher Cross & Little River Band (Oct. 6), Charley Pride (Oct. 11), An Evening with Liza Minnelli “Confessions” (Oct. 19), An Evening with Huey Lewis & The News (Oct. 25), Glen Campbell “The Goodbye Tour” (Oct. 27), Three Dog Night (Nov. 2), Roger Hodgson: The Legendary Voice of Supertramp (Nov. 9), Clay Aiken “Joyful Noise Tour 2012” (Dec. 8), An Evening with Michael W. Smith (Feb. 9), The Irish Tenors – Wright, Kearns, Tynan – The ‘Let’s Celebrate Ireland’ Tour (Mar. 7), Celtic Woman (Mar 12), An Evening of Doo Wop (Mar. 23), Boyz II Men (Apr. 4), The Texas Tenors (Apr. 10), ABBA The Concert (Apr. 17), and The 50’s Dance Party (Jun. 1).
There will also be some comedy from Sinbad (Nov. 16) and the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater (Feb. 16). Among some of the Broadway offerings are “The Midtown Men” featuring the four stars from the original Broadway cast of “Jersey Boys” (Sept. 14) and “Shrek: The Musical” (Dec. 18).
There will also be ballroom dance lessons for both beginners and advanced dancers for a 6-week period starting Sept. 17 and a number of classical performances.
For tickets and information, call the Luhrs Center Box Office at 717.477.SHOW or visit the Luhrs Center website at luhrscenter.com. Groups of 20 or more receive a special discount for select shows (Call the Box Office for details and restrictions).