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8/13/2018 Member News
THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA COMING TO ST. PETERSBURG

THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA COMING TO ST. PETERSBURG!
Tickets Go On Sale To General Public Beginning Friday, August 17


St. Petersburg, Fla. - (August 13, 2018) The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra from New-York will perform one night only at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, Mahaffey Theater as they tour the world, bringing timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the stage. Even 75 years after founding his famous orchestra, Glenn Miller’s music is alive and well.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra can be seen on Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30pm. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, August 17 at 10am. Tickets may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charged by phone at (727) 893-7832, or in person at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, Mahaffey Theater Box Office. Ticket prices are $81, $68, and $54.
On January 22, 18 musicians and singers will bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound to the Mahaffey Theater , performing timeless songs that everyone remembers. This is a must-see show for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in time. The legendary Glenn Miller was the most successful of all the dance bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and '40s.
Producer Didier Morissonneau is proud to bring the most famous orchestra of all time to the St. Petersburg music scene, to perform their classic two-hour greatest hits show, directed by the young and dynamic Nick Hilsher.

The Duke Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.

Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.