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Bernadette Peters, Performing at IUP Friday, to Receive Special Tony Award

Bernadette Peters, performing at IUP on May 4, 2012, has been chosen to receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award during the upcoming Tony Award celebration.

Posted on 4/30/2012 3:29:12 PM

IUP Music Students and Faculty Named to Perform with Bernadette Peters

For the upcoming concert by Broadway legend, actress, and singer Bernadette Peters, the Lively Arts at IUP will provide 28 musicians that will perform with the two-time Tony Award winner.

Posted on 4/27/2012 11:56:34 AM

Special Student Prices for Bernadette Peters

A ticket to a Peters concert can easily reach over $50 per ticket. However, with support of the Student Cooperative Association and a variety of sponsors and donors, IUP students will only need to pay between $15 and $18 a seat.

Posted on 4/26/2012 11:02:17 AM

Original Dance Work Features Poetry by Retired Faculty Member

Triptych: Three Ways, Three Words will be performed by the IUP Dance Theater April 27 and 28, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. Based on original poetry and music, the performances will beheld in Zink Hall Dance Theater. Admission is free.

Posted on 4/26/2012 10:34:10 AM

Weekend Includes Two Band Concerts

The IUP Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Concert Band, and Brass Ensemble will be in concert Saturday, April 28, 2012, starting at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/24/2012 10:02:22 AM

Organ Studio Presents Bach n’ Rock Improvisation Recital

IUP Organ Studio students Benjamin Bugaile, Maximillian Esmus, and Evan Snyder will perform a free improvisation-based recital at Trinity United Methodist Church in Indiana on Monday, April 30, 2012.

Posted on 4/20/2012 5:50:52 PM

Faculty Recital Features Music of Olivier Messiaen

IUP music faculty member Christine Clewell will perform a free keyboard recital, “Heroes and Martyrs from WWII (1939–1945),” on Friday, April 27, 2012—the 20th anniversary of French composer Olivier Messiaen’s death.

Posted on 4/20/2012 5:29:43 PM

Bernadette Peters, Broadway Legend, Performs May 4

The inaugural season of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series will present its grand finale concert on May 4, 2012, with the appearance of Broadway legend Bernadette Peters.

Posted on 4/20/2012 1:45:34 PM

Chalk-on-the-Walk Set for April 25

A 21-year tradition will continue on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as the campus chapter of the National Art Education Association, along with the College of Fine Arts, once again presents the Sidewalk Commentary Contest: a.k.a. Chalk-on-the-Walk.

Posted on 4/16/2012 3:55:10 PM

Benefit Variety Show Showcases Broadway, With a Twist

The Department of Theater and Dance and Theater-by-the-Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present a benefit titled Broadway Backwards on April 23, 2012, at 8:30 p.m.

Posted on 4/13/2012 1:49:02 PM

Concertos and Choral Work Highlight IUP Symphony Performance

The IUP Symphony Orchestra will open its final concert of the semester with Philip Glass’ Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, starting at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/11/2012 2:25:33 PM

Comedy Is Theater-by-the-Grove’s Season Finale

Theater-by-the Grove at IUP will present The Gentleman Dancing Master as its 2011–2012 season finale. Performances are slated for April 19–21 and 25–28, 2012, at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, April 22, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/11/2012 11:07:47 AM

Broadway and Transylvania Meet on the Fisher Stage in “Young Frankenstein: The Musical, April 16

It's ALIVE! The Lively Arts at IUP presents the national tour of the Mel Brooks musical comedy Young Frankenstein at 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012, in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/9/2012 2:20:45 PM

“Young Frankenstein” Helps Get Indiana High School Theater to the Fringe

The Indiana High School drama program has been invited to perform at the prestigious Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, and to help them get there, Lively Arts will donate $1.00 for every ticket sold for the April 16, 2012, performance of Young Frankenstein: The Musical at Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 4/9/2012 1:43:31 PM

Graduate Student Work Featured in Museum Exhibit

The University Museum at IUP will host a juried exhibition of graduate student art titled “Emerging Artist” from April 13–May 5, 2012. An opening reception will be held at the museum on April 13. Both events are free.

Posted on 4/2/2012 2:47:07 PM

IUP Symphony Orchestra Tickets Now on Sale

Under the direction of David Martynuik, the IUP Symphony Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/2/2012 1:36:14 PM

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