Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 60th Anniversary 2014-15 Season to features host of Grammy Award winners
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2014-15 music series. This year's lineup includes 60 th Anniversary Season opener Bobby McFerrin, a holiday concert by Sweet Honey In The Rock, South Africa's Lady Smith Black Mambazo, a tribute to Woody Guthrie by The Klezmatics, a cappella superstars Take 6, and Eddie Palmieri performing with his Latin Jazz Septet.These musical events reflect the artistic excellence and cultural diversity to which Brooklyn Center is dedicated. The season also features children's concerts by Black Violin and Nick Jr. favorites Hot Peas 'N Butter.
Tickets to Brooklyn Center's music series range from $9-$60 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm).
LOCATION: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
BY TRAIN: 2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue
To learn more about The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 60th Anniversary season, go to BrooklynCenter.org.
Multibuy discounts (four or more shows) save 15% off individual ticket prices (not applicable for Hot Peas 'N Butter). 50% discount for children ages 12 and under for select performances. Discounts also available for seniors, students, Brooklyn College faculty/staff/alumni, and groups. $10 student rush tickets available day-of-show.
Groups of 15 or more: 718-951-4600 x3331
About Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Founded in 1954, Brooklyn Center for the PerformingArts at Brooklyn College presents outstanding performing arts and arts education programs, reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities, at affordable prices. Each season, Brooklyn Center welcomes over 65,000 people to the 2,400 seat Walt Whitman Theatre, including up to 45,000 schoolchildren from over 300 schools who attend their SchoolTime series, one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the borough.
In 2014-15, Brooklyn Center celebrates its 60th Anniversary Season of presenting world-class performances on the Brooklyn College campus.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' programs are supported, in part, by public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Major support for the 2014-15 season is provided by: Brooklyn College, Target, Con Edison, TD Bank, National Grid, the Macy's Foundation, the Herman Goldman Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Jazz Touring Network, the Alice Lawrence Foundation, the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc., and the TD Charitable Foundation. Additional support provided by CNG Publications, The Brooklyn Eagle, WFUV, and WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM.
Brooklyn Center's presentation of Black Violin is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Take 6 is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York Brooklyn is the official hotel of Brooklyn Center's 60th Anniversary Season. Backstage catering is graciously provided by Applebee's.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts gratefully acknowledges generous support from New York State Assemblymembers Rhoda Jacobs, Alan Maisel, Félix Ortiz, Annette Robinson, and Helene Weinstein, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Tom Finkelpearl.