BOOK OF MORMON Cast, Fireworks & More Set for 'Reliant Lights Your Holidays' New Year's Eve Edition at AT&T Center
The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced Reliant Lights Your Holidays: New Year's Eve Edition. The free concert and fireworks spectacular - timed early for families - will take place Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus, and will feature:
- A.B. Quintanilla y Elektro Kumbia.
- The cast of The Book of Mormon.
- The Dallas Tap Dazzlers accompanied by the James Madison High School Drum Line.
- The South Grand Prairie High School Ballet Folklorico.
- Studio One Dance Center's Elite Competition Team
- A dazzling fireworks display in Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park.
- Illumination of hundreds of thousands of dazzling LED lights placed on the Center's iconic venues and trees.
"This is really a great, family-friendly opportunity for parents to bring their kids out to celebrate the New Year with music and fireworks, and still have them safely back home and in bed by 9 p.m.," says Doug Curtis, president and CEO of the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
The Center's annual holiday event, Reliant Lights Your Holidays, was originally scheduled for December 3 but postponed due to poor weather.
Entertainment is presented by The David M. Crowley Foundation, and UNIVISION 23 is the official media sponsor. Reliant continues its sponsorship of this signature holiday event, serving as the Official Energy Provider of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Reliant recently joined with the Center to host PRELUDE: A Preview of Aurora 2017 - Powered by Reliant in the Dallas Arts District.
For more event information, visit attpac.org/reliantlights.
Other performances in the Dallas Arts District on December 31: The Book of Mormon in the Winspear Opera House at 8:30 p.m., Dallas Theater Center presents Gloria in the Wyly Theatre at 8:00 p.m., and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents a New Year's Eve concert in the Meyerson Symphony Center at 7:30 p.m.
The AT&T Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit foundation that operates and programs a 10-acre campus comprised of three premier performance venues and a park in downtown Dallas. Opening in October 2009, the Center has helped complete the 30-year vision of the Dallas Arts District.
Audiences enjoy the best and most recent from Broadway and off-Broadway; the finest dance companies from across the globe co-presented with TITAS Presents; top concerts and performers with Center Presents; cutting-edge speakers from the #hearhere series; and a five-year initiative to present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Thousands of students explore and more deeply experience the arts through the Center's education program, Open Stages. Working with local service agencies, the Center provides free tickets to underserved individuals and families through Community Partners. These programs are made possible by the ongoing support of donors and members.
The Center's five resident companies are among the city's leading arts institutions: Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center and Texas Ballet Theater.
Designed by internationally acclaimed architects, the Center's performance spaces are some of the finest venues in the world:
Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, designed by Foster + Partners of London, is a stunning 2,200-seat venue wrapped in red glass with outstanding acoustic performance halls.
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre is a 575-seat theatre with one of the most versatile stages in the world and a distinctive aluminum exterior. It was designed by REX/OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus (partner in charge) and Rem Koolhaas.
Annette Strauss Square, designed by Foster + Partners, is an open-air entertainment venue with lawn and patio seating for 2,000 surrounded by the downtown skyline.
Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park is an urban park with native plants and grasses, landscaped lawns, performance spaces and, a reflecting pool. Sammons Park was designed by Michel Desvigne and includes the Information Center designed by Foster + Partners.
The Center's mission is to provide a public gathering place that strengthens community and fosters creativity through the presentation of performing arts. For more information about the AT&T Performing Arts Center and to purchase tickets, become a member, or make a donation, visit www.attpac.org.
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