'Live at Lynn' Series to Present CELEBRATION ON ICE, River North Dance and Tommy Tune This Winter

Lynn University and producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will present three major shows during January and February 2015:

Jan. 17-18 Celebration on Ice * Saturday: 7:30 p.m. * Sunday: 4 p.m.

People of all ages love this theatrical show that combines the beauty and athleticism of figure skating with the wonder and excitement of incredible specialty acts. Originally created for Ocean Park Hong Kong, this variety production is filled with dazzling costumes, high-energy music and world class skating. Bring the family.

Exclusive Production and Cabaret Reception Sponsor: Elaine Johnson Wold
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Individual show tickets are $65 for Box, $50 for Orchestra and $45 for Mezzanine

Feb. 14-15 River North Dance Chicago * Saturday: 7:30 p.m. * Sunday: 4 p.m.

Critically acclaimed for its dynamic and sensual repertoire, River North Dance Chicago is known for gifted and emotive dancers, electrifying music and radiant and dramatic choreography that demonstrate depth and sophistication with bold, theatrical flair.

Dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of jazz-based contemporary dance, the dancers have made a name for themselves on the world stage with their powerful selections and commanding choreography under the artistic direction of Frank Chaves. Chaves aims for audiences to feel the complete spectrum of human emotions in a single performance, leaving them joyful and exhilarated at the end of each program.

Sponsors: Maryanne Dittman, Michael Milton, Co-trustees of the Mary Lea Johnson Richards Charitable Foundation; Gordon Harcourt Heaver
Cabaret Reception Sponsor: Holli Rockwell Trubinsky and Joe Trubinsky
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Individual show tickets are $65 for Box, $50 for Orchestra and $45 for Mezzanine

Feb. 28-Mar. 1 Tommy Tune * Saturday: 7:30 p.m. * Sunday: 4 p.m.

Tommy Tune will showcase his golden decade as a performer, choreographer and director by high-stepping through a celebration of the glorious moments that made him an icon on the American stage. Tune has been honored with nine Tony Awards, The National Medal of Arts, eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards and multiple Life Time Achievement Awards. Accompanied by musical director Michael Biagi, this legendary song-and-dance man presents a masterful evening that leaves audiences breathless.

Sponsors: The International Society of Palm Beach, Ann and Rick Sommer, Rosalie and Jack Schlegel, Delores and Michael Kara, Lois Pope, Raemli King, Renee and Lester Crown
Cabaret Reception Sponsor: Jackie and Bob Gill
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Individual show tickets are $65 for Box, $50 for Orchestra and $45 for Mezzanine

How to purchase tickets to Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series: Individual show tickets can be purchased by phone at 561-237-9000; online at events.lynn.edu; or at the Box Office at Lynn University, on the west side of Military Trail in Boca Raton.

The Live at Lynn Opening Night Cabaret Receptions Starring Legendary Singer/Pianist Michael Laird Opening night guests are invited to join Jan McArt in the Lynn Salon for a glass of wine and a little cabaret music while they hob-nob and have a photo taken with the stars immediately following the Saturday opening night performances. The cost to attend is $20 per person for both Theatre Arts Guild members and nonmembers. Because seating is limited, priority is given to Guild members. To join Jan McArt's Theatre Arts Guild, contact Desiree McKim at 561-237-7750 or visit give.lynn/edu/theatrearts.

About Lynn University: Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in Boca Raton, Florida. With more than 2,500 students from 90 countries and nearly all 50 states, the school is consistently ranked among the top five most international schools by U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges. Lynn's NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 22 national titles, its Conservatory of Music features a world-renowned faculty of performers, and its nationally recognized Institute for Achievement and Learning empowers students with learning differences to become independent learners. The school's Dialogues of Learning curriculum, award-winning iPad program and international student base help Lynn graduates gain the intellectual flexibility and global experience to fulfill their potential in an ever-changing world. For more information, visit: www.lynn.edu.

About the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University: The 750-seat Wold Performing Arts Center, located on Lynn's campus in the heart of Boca Raton, is easily accessible by both I-95 and the Florida Turnpike. Recently ranked by Best Value Schools, an online publication, as one of the "25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers," the Wold Center features superb acoustics, a modern lighting system, a large, light-filled lobby, and flexible space well-suited for dramatic productions, concerts and other cultural events. With an elegant salon, outdoor sunset terrace and intimate black-box studio, this new center is home to numerous concerts and events, including professional theatrical performances by the theatre arts program's Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series, the Live at Lynn American Songbook Series, and Jan McArt's New Play Reading Series, as well as performances from the Lynn University Conservatory of Music and the drama department in the College of International Communication. For more information, visit: events.lynn.edu.

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