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Mount Holyoke College, The Big Broadcast!
March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by the MHC Jazz Ensembles, the 14th annual not-to-be-missed recreation of a 1940s radio broadcast created and directed by Mark Gionfriddo, featuring WWLP-TV’s Brian Lapis as emcee “Fred Kelley.” Performances at 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Snowdate is Sunday, March 3.
This year marks the 80th anniversary of a performance by The Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Mount Holyoke Senior Promenade. In celebration of that Prom, the 2019 Big Broadcast will feature some music made famous by Glenn Miller. Fiddler Zoë Darrow ’12 will perform on two pieces: “Stay A Little Longer” by Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, and “Ciribiribin” as originally sung by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters.
Tickets (general admission):
- Premium front and center seating: $25
- Regular seating: $20
- Senior Discounts: $10 in advance and $15 at the door
- Students: $10
Tickets are on sale at The Odyssey Book Shop, Village Commons, South Hadley; the UMass Fine Arts Center Box Office; and at the door (subject to availability). For advance phone orders, call 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMASS. For online tickets, visit www.fineartscenter.com. Doors open one hour prior to each performance.