Westminster College Celebrity Series Announces 2013-2014 Schedule

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's 2013-2014 Celebrity Series lineup includes concerts by Air Supply, A Christmas Celebration with Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., and a special Valentine's Day concert with Jim Brickman.

Air Supply, sponsored by Jameson Health System and Opis Asset Management LLC, will kick off the season Thursday, Sept. 19.  This quintessential adult contemporary duo's hits include "Lost in Love," "All Out of Love," "The One that You Love," "Even the Nights are Better," "Here I Am," "Every Woman in the World," and "Making Love Out of Nothing At All."

The Tenors, sponsored by Giant Eagle, is on tap for Wednesday, Oct. 9.  Since their inception five years ago, The Tenors (also known as the Canadian Tenors) have been thrilling voices around the world with their powerful voices and blend of classical music and contemporary pop.

Under the Streetlamp, sponsored by First National Bank, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30.  This quartet is composed of recent leading cast members of the smash hit Jersey Boys. The group delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook; and bring their unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to popular Doo-Wop, Motown, and old time Rock `n´ Roll hits.

A Christmas Celebration with Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., sponsored by the Springfield Restaurant Group and Park Inn by Radisson, is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 16. These seven-time Grammy Award-winning artists will present an inspiring holiday show with all of your Christmas favorites as well as a selection of their biggest hits.

Broadway by Jeri, sponsored by Huntington, is slated for Saturday, April 26, 2014. Broadway star, Jeri Sager, best known for her role as Grizabella in Cats and Fantine in Les Miserables, captivates audiences with her voice, funny and insightful banter, and colorful stage presence.

A special Valentine's Day concert with Jim Brickman is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. The award-winning pianist and recording artist brings one of the most romantic concerts of the year with The Love Tour. This is a special show and not part of the subscription package.

All shows are at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  Season subscriptions are currently on sale and single-show tickets may be pre-ordered.

A special Celebrity Series for Kids show, Junie B. Jones, is slated for Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. and is not part of the season subscription.  This charming new musical is based on the enormously popular books by Barbara Park. Sponsors for this program include: Dr. Richard Ribarevski, D.M.D., M.D.S.; Family Medical Care of Lawrence County's Dr. James L. Gardner III, M.D., Dr. Mary C. Tanyel, M.D., Peggy McAnlis, C.R.N.P., and Joe Kollar, C.R.N.P; PCT Health Network, Inc.; Dr. Pek C. Teh, M.D., F.A.C.O.G; and Westminster's Drinko Center for Experiential Learning.

Contact Georgene Gib, box office manager, at (724) 946-7354 or email gibg@westminster.edu  for additional information. 
Visit http://www.westminster.edu/celebrity for more information and to view video clips for each show.
 

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


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Air Supply




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The Tenors




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Under the Streetlamp




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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.




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Jeri Sager




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Jim Brickman




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Junie B. Jones