|Sept. 28 is deadline for trip to March Million Dollar Quartet performance at new Kauffman Center|
Sept. 28 has been set as the signup deadline for the March 24 show of the Broadway hit musical. The early deadline is necessary because tickets go on sale to the general public on Oct. 1 and are expected to sell out quickly, JCPRD officials said.
Presented by the Theater League, this jukebox musical will take audiences back to a recording studio on a special day in 1956. This famed session brought together four major rock ‘n roll stars – Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins – for one unforgettable night. Participants will sing along, tap their toes, and clap to the tunes they're sure to remember at the Million Dollar Quartet.
The bus will leave Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, at 12:30 p.m. The performance begins at 2 p.m. and participants will get back to Antioch Park by 5 p.m. The cost, including bus transportation and a mezzanine level ticket, is $95 per person. To register, call JCPRD 50 Plus at (913) 236-1246 by 5 p.m. on Sept. 28.
The much-anticipated Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is located in downtown Kansas City, Mo., at 16th and Broadway near the Power & Light District, the Sprint Center and the Crossroads Arts District. Ground was broken in October 2006, and the Kauffman Center will hold its grand opening on Sept. 16-18, 2011. The 285,000 square foot facility includes two performance venues and will be the performance home to the Kansas City Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and the Kansas City Ballet.
While the JCPRD's 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in this program are invited to call (913) 236-1246, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.