FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Director of Marketing &
Friday, November 9,
of Veterans’ Day, The Alabama Shakespeare Festival Joins Theatres Across the Country
as a Blue Star Theatre, Honoring America’s Military
Special Discounts and Events Available to America’s Men and Women in
Montgomery, AL -
Alabama Shakespeare Festival is joining with regional theatres across the
nation in celebrating America’s military by participating as a Blue Star Theatre, which offers special
discounts and events to active and retired service men and women. ASF has had a
long history of working with and providing special pricing for military
personnel from Maxwell Air Force Base,
Gunter Annex and Fort Rucker.
The Blue Star Theatre program was
formalized by the Theatre Communications
Group, whose members consist of hundreds of theatres across the nation and
around the world.
a Blue Star Theatre, ASF offers 10%
discounts to military personnel on seats after the opening performance.
Military personnel purchasing tickets through the Maxwell AFB ITT or Fort
Rucker ITR office receive 15% discounts on most tickets.
to the Blue Star program at ASF is
an additional $5 off the first Friday preview performance of each play. The
regular preview price is $30. A full price ticket ranges up to $60.
$25 Friday preview special for military members and their families will begin
Christmas Carol on Friday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m. and continue with
the following performances:
January 25 at 7:30 p.m.
February 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Kill a Mockingbird, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Night, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.
the World in Eighty Days, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
of Carnage, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
of Fire, The Music of JohnnyCash, Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.
a special “thank you” to the military, ASF will be hosting a Military Appreciation Day on December
15 for the A Christmas Carol 2 p.m. matinee. All tickets for military
personnel and their families will be $15 and a reception will be held in their
honor after the show.
additional information on the Blue Star
Theatre program at ASF call 1.800.841.4273
or visit www.asf.net.
The Alabama Shakespeare
Festival is among the largest Shakespeare theatres in the world. Designated as
The State Theatre of Alabama, ASF has been located in Montgomery since 1985
when it moved from Anniston as a result of Mr. and Mrs. Wynton M. Blount’s gift
of a performing arts complex set in the 250-acre Wynton M. Blount Cultural
Park. This program/project has been made possible by grants from the Alabama
State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. #