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September 20, 2012

Music and drama spice up autumn at Rogers Center

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Parental notice: This performance contains images of graphic violence. It is not appropriate for those under 15 years of age.

General admission seating is $15, $10 seniors and $5 all students.

A Moment in Time presents “A Tribute to Benny Goodman” on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

On Jan. 16, 1938, the world of jazz and swing changed forever when famed clarinetist Benny Goodman took the stage at sold-out Carnegie Hall in New York in what has been billed as the world’s most famous jazz concert.

Now, 74 years later, The Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra, musical director Clayton Poole, and clarinet virtuoso Ken Peplowski, an actual alumnus of the Benny Goodman Orchestra, will salute this pivotal concert tin music history in a tribute to Goodman, the King of Swing.

Included will be such timeless jazz classics as “Don’t Be That Way,” “Avalon,” and the iconic swing performance of “Sing, Sing, Sing.”

All tickets at the door are $35. Advance tickets are $30, $25 students and seniors.

The Onstagers Dramatic Society of Merrimack College presents “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” on Thursday, Nov. 8 and Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 and 8 p.m.

General admission tickets are $10.

Tony Kenny and his entertainers will try to transport the audience to “Christmas Time in Ireland” on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

All tickets at the door are $30. Advance tickets are $25, $22 students and seniors.

For more information or tickets to any event above, visit merrimack.edu/rogers or call 978-837-5355.

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