Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......June 6, 2002

'My Way'

Pennsylvania Centre Stage presents "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra,"Arts_MyWay_with_text June 12-29, at the Pavilion Theatre on the University Park campus. This new cabaret musical includes more than 50 songs by a "who's who" of the greatest composers of the 20th century.

In addition, limited tickets are available for the "My Way" Opening Night Gala at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Pavilion Theatre gazebo. The gala will feature light hors d'oeuvres before the show and a bountiful feast on the Pavilion gazebo following the 6:30 p.m. performance.

Tickets are available at Eisenhower Auditorium, The Bryce Jordan Center or by calling (800) ARTS-TIX.

Art camp registration

Registration is under way for the Center for Arts and Crafts' Summer Art Camps for Kids at University Park.

Classes begin the week of June 17 and run through Aug. 16. Four, two-week sessions of morning or afternoon classes are offered throughout the summer. These include classes in pottery, drawing, beading, mixed media, illustration and cartooning, nature crafts and more.

Brochures are available at the HUB-Robeson Center information desk and
207 HUB-Robeson Center.

For class information, call (814) 863-0611 or (814) 865-9278. To register, call (814) 863-0685.

Music at Penn's Woods returns

The Music at Penn's Woods Orchestra and Chamber Music Festival kicks off its three-week season June 29 at Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus.

"Harmonic Convergence" is this year's theme.

Chamber concerts will be held in Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I. Festival orchestra concerts will be held in Eisenhower Auditorium. Alex Hill will present "Behind the Score" discussions at 6:30 p.m. before the June 29, July 6 and July 13 concerts at Eisenhower.

The schedule is:

* Saturday, June 29: 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, Festival Orchestra Concert featuring Steve Smith, pianist;

* Sunday, June 30: 3 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, Chamber Music Concert;

* Friday, July 5: 7:30 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, Chamber Music Concert;

* Saturday, July 6: 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, Festival Orchestra Concert;

* Sunday, July 7: 3 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, Chamber Music Concert;

* Wednesday, July 10: 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, Festival Orchestra Concert;

* Thursday, July 11: 7:30 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, Chamber Music Concert;

* Friday, July 12: 7:30 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, Chamber Music Concert; and

* Saturday, July 13: 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, Orchestra Concert, featuring the Ballet Theatre of Central Pennsylvania.

For program information, call (814) 863-1118 after June 24.

General admission tickets are $15 to festival orchestra concerts and $4.99 to chamber music concerts. Student tickets, available by showing a valid ID, are $4.99 to both festival orchestra and chamber music concerts. The PASSPORT, which costs $42.50, saves patrons 50 percent on tickets to festival orchestra and chamber music concerts. Tickets are available by calling (814) 863-0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX.

Due to construction on the University Park campus, the Music at Penn's Woods staff recommends that all Eisenhower Auditorium events patrons park in the lot at the corner of Bigler and Curtin roads. An interactive parking map for University Park is available at http://www.gouldcenter.psu.edu/parking/flash/index.html.

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