In a joint
release from Park Inn by Radisson Indiana and the Lively Arts at IUP, it was
announced today that the Park Inn will be the presenting sponsor as the Lively
Arts brings the Broadway tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella to Indiana.
will be part of the 2016–17 Ovations! season, Indiana University of
Pennsylvania’s premier performance series that includes touring artists and
productions from around the globe.
Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the
creators of The
Sound of Music and South Pacific. The production will feature a
professional touring company direct from Broadway in a show that features
classic scenes from the original musical with some surprising new twists.
The show is filled with such favorites as “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s
Possible,” “Ten Minutes Ago,” and more.
“We are thrilled
to be a part of bringing this incredible musical performance to IUP Lively
Arts. It’s important to us that we’re involved in our community; and that, as an
Indiana business, we support the outstanding programs offered by IUP,” said
Angela Kellar, general manager at Park Inn by Radisson Indiana.
dean of Fine Arts at IUP, is equally thrilled. “Center stage in our mission of
providing the highest caliber performances and outreach is to make them
affordable and available to the community and our students. Park Inn has been
an engaged partner in our work, this year providing a precedent-setting level
of support and generosity that truly raises the bar. To quote an Oscar Hammerstein
lyric, we are so proud to have them ‘in our own little corner’ in such a big
performance will be presented on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in
Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center. Subscriptions will be available
soon with information available on the Lively Arts’ website. Order forms will be available by early July, with single
tickets for Cinderella
going on sale in September.
To be placed on
the mailing lists, call the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787 (ARTS) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
with the production, Park Inn by Radisson Indiana is planning a special
Cinderella Ball event to celebrate the coming of the treasured musical to Indiana.
The Cinderella Ball is slated for Sunday, October 9, the Sunday prior to the
performance. Details will be available later through Park Inn by Radisson
Pictured are, representing the
Park Inn by Radisson Indiana, Bethany Orr, director of Sales (left), and Angela Kellar, general manager (center). Representing IUP and the Lively Arts
is Michael Hood, dean of Fine Arts.