Tickets are now on sale for a performance of the award-winning musical “Aida,” the final performance of the 2006-2007 season of the University of Missouri-Rolla Campus Performing Arts Series. Information on the next Campus Performing Arts Series will also be unveiled during the event.
The performance will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets on the UMR campus. Admission is $45 for adults and $28 for students age 18 and younger.
Based on the Verdi opera, this contemporary version of “Aida” features music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. Winner of four Tony awards, this classic story of love, loyalty, betrayal and courage tells of a love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country; Amneris, an Egyptian princess; and Radames, the soldier they both love.
For more information about the April 25 performance of “Aida,” or to purchase tickets, contact the UMR Leach Theatre Box Office at 573-341-4219. More information about the UMR Campus Performing Arts Series is available online at http://campus.mst.edu/cpas .