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ANNOUNCING DAY OF SHOW LOTTERY FOR $25 SEATS PERFORMANCES BEGIN NEXT WEEK AT HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATRE NOVEMBER 28, 2018 - JANUARY 27, 2019

WICKED has announced that a day-of-performance lottery will be held prior to each performance for a limited number of $25 seats. WICKED returns to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a Holiday Season Run beginning next week; November 28, 2018 – January 27, 2019. Regular tickets for WICKED are available at www.HollywoodPantages.com/Wicked and www.Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 982-2787 or in person at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre Box Office (Opens Daily at 10am PT). Please visit venue website for current prices. All prices are subject to change without notice. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz, WICKED tells the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, long before Dorothy drops in. Elphaba, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. Glinda is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The remarkable odyssey of how these unexpected friends changed each other’s lives for good has made WICKED one of the world’s most popular musicals. Winner of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED has been performed in over 100 cities in 16 countries around the world (U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, The Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland and China) and has thus far been translated into six languages: Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello with musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento. WICKED is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. The performance schedule for WICKED is Tuesday through Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm & 8pm, and Sunday at 1pm & 6:30pm. Opening Night is Friday, November 30th at 8pm. Please note: there are added weekday matinee 2pm performances on Thursday, November 29th, Wednesday, December 26th, Thursday, December 27th & Thursday, January 3rd. There are no performances on Tuesday, December 25th & Tuesday, January 1st. WICKED is recommended for ages 8 and up. Children under 5 will not be admitted to the theatre. All patrons must have a ticket, regardless of age. Visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/Wicked for current ticket prices. All prices are subject to change without notice. For more information, visit www.WickedTheMusical.com. For more information on Hollywood Pantages Theatre, visit HollywoodPantages.com, Facebook.com/PantagesTheatre and Twitter.com/Pantages.

THE TONY AWARD WINNING BEST MUSICAL KINKY BOOTS ANNOUNCES RETURN TO LOS ANGELES HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATRE • FEBRUARY 19 – 24, 2019

Hollywood Pantages Theatre is thrilled to announce that KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), will return to Los Angeles for one week only, February 19 – 24, 2019. Tickets for KINKY BOOTS are currently available exclusively to 2018-19 Pantages Season Ticket Holders. For more information about Season Ticket Packages, visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/SeasonPackages, or call the Season Ticket Office at 866-755-2929 (Mon-Fri; 8am - 6pm). Groups purchases of 15 or more tickets will be available beginning Tuesday, May 22, 2018. To inquire about groups, visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/Groups to submit a form or call (323) 463-4367. Individual tickets will go on sale to the public at a later date. The winner of six 2013 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, KINKY BOOTS features a Tony® Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. KINKY BOOTS tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family’s struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea. Charlie meets and finds inspiration in Lola, and together they discover that it takes a good friend to make a great pair. KINKY BOOTS has won every major Best Musical Award and is represented around the world with the Tony Award-winning Broadway company now in its sixth year, an Olivier Award-winning production in London, an Australian production that opened in October 2016, and a production in Germany. Other previous productions include a past US National Tour that played more than 80 cities, an Award-winning extended run in Toronto, two productions in Korea, and a Japanese language production. The Grammy Award-winning Original Broadway Cast Recording of KINKY BOOTS is available on Sony Masterworks Broadway. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. The National Tour of KINKY BOOTS is produced by TROIKA Entertainment. The creative team includes Tony® Award nominee David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Tony® Award-winner Gregg Barnes (Costume Design), Tony Award-winner Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Tony® Award-winner John Shivers (Sound Design), Josh Marquette (Hair Design), Brian Strumwasser (Make-up Design), Joy Dewing Casting and Wojcik/Seay Casting (Casting), DB Bonds (Associate Director), and Rusty Mowery (Associate Choreographer). KINKY BOOTS features Musical Supervision by Roberto Sinha, and Arrangements and Orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Stephen Oremus. The Broadway production of KINKY BOOTS is produced by Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Independent Presenters Network, CJ E&M, Jayne Baron Sherman, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Judith Ann Abrams, Yasuhiro Kawana, Jane Bergere, Allan S. Gordon & Adam S. Gordon, Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Lucy and Phil Suarez, Bryan Bantry, Ron Fierstein and Dorsey Regal, Jim Kierstead/Gregory Rae, BB Group/Christina Papagjika, Michael DeSantis/Patrick Baugh, Brian Smith/Tom and Connie Walsh, Warren Trepp and Jujamcyn Theaters. For more information on the production, please visit www.KinkyBootsTheTour.com. For more information on Hollywood Pantages Theatre, visit HollywoodPantages.com, Facebook.com/PantagesTheatre and Twitter.com/Pantages.

PULITZER PRIZE AND TONY AWARD WINNING LANDMARK MUSICAL RENT ANNOUNCES RETURN TO LOS ANGELES HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATRE • JULY 9 – 14, 2019

Hollywood Pantages Theatre is thrilled to announce that The 20th Anniversary production of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, will return to Los Angeles at Hollywood Pantages Theatre for one week only, July 9 – 14, 2019. Tickets for RENT are currently available exclusively to 2018-19 Pantages Season Ticket Holders. For more information about Season Ticket Packages, visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/SeasonPackages, or call the Season Ticket Office at 866-755-2929 (Mon-Fri; 8am - 6pm). Groups purchases of 15 or more tickets will be available beginning Tuesday, May 22, 2018. To inquire about groups, visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/Groups to submit a form or call (323) 463-4367. Individual tickets will go on sale to the public at a later date. “For the past 20 years, RENT has touched the lives of audiences around the world from Broadway to regional productions to high school auditoriums,” notes Producer Stephen Gabriel. “We’re thrilled to introduce a new generation to this timeless story of love, friendship and community. “ A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love. The show received its world premiere off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996 to ecstatic reviews and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996. RENT is winner of the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It is one of only five musicals to win both awards. Based on the original direction by Michael Greif (Tony and Drama Desk Nominations, RENT), Evan Ensign will restage this 20th anniversary tour. Marlies Yearby (Tony Nomination, RENT) will serve as choreographer. The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour is produced by Work Light Productions, whose other touring productions include Cinderella, MAMMA MIA!, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Vocalosity, and Crazy For You. For more information on the production, please visit www.WorklightProductions.com

Nevada Ballet Theatre presents: The Nutcracker

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with Full Orchestra, Select Performances, Music by Peter Ilyich, Tchaikovsky Choreography by James Canfield

NBT’s The Nutcracker is a magical journey through a larger than life world filled with waltzing flowers, nimble fairies, and moonlit snow. Glittering holiday cheer abounds as Clara and her handsome Prince travel from the warmth of her family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents and exotic visitors from faraway lands.

Have a group of 10 or more? Contact NBT Group Sales at (702) 243-2623 for information on priority seating, special discounts and exclusive experiences.

Before settling into your seat at The Nutcracker, you’ll want the entire family to enjoy NBT’s bonus experience: The Nutcracker Wonderland. Located inside the Troesh Theatre space, adjacent to Reynolds Hall, this glittering holiday environment will be worthy of many family “selfies” as you wander through scene after scene of holiday joy. Highlighting The Nutcracker Wonderland experience is the arrival of a special guest to read the story of The Nutcracker to all of the children. Afterwards, everyone will venture onward to Reynolds Hall where they can refresh themselves, buy a souvenir or two at The Nutcracker Boutique and get settled into their seats for the magical journey ahead with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince.

The Nutcracker Wonderland is free to all ticket holders. Doors open 60 minutes prior to curtain at at the Troesh Theatre, adjacent to Reynolds Hall, and you may come and go as you please.

Sugar Plum Party

Make your outing to The Nutcracker simply unforgettable by attending an exclusive holiday party following the performance on December 9 or 16. Meet Clara, The Nutcracker Prince and The Sugar Plum Fairy. Enjoy a selection of sweet treats and receive a special souvenir photo.

http://nevadaballet.org/shows/The_Nutcracker

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