Thursday, July 17, 2008

New subscriber series subscriptions on sale now at UIS' Sangamon Auditorium

Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois at Springfield announces that new subscriber series subscriptions are on sale now to the general public.

In an effort to create greater flexibility for Auditorium patrons, Sangamon Auditorium is again featuring a variety of series/subscription opportunities for the 2008-2009 Performing Arts Season. Based on a similar make-up of last year's performing arts season, Sangamon Auditorium continues to present a Visiting Artists series, showcasing the very best of traditional performing arts; a Broadway series, bringing some of the best in Broadway, direct from New York; and a Family series, providing programming that can be enjoyed by family and friends together.

Subscribers receive a variety of benefits that only subscribers get to enjoy. These benefits include up to a 20% savings on series tickets; the best seats at the best prices before the general public; same seat location within the series subscription selected; lost ticket insurance, available only to subscribers; and many other choice benefits.

For more information about the University of Illinois at Springfield’s 2008-2009 Performing Arts Season at Sangamon Auditorium, or to place subscription orders, visit or call the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office at 217/206-6160 or 800/207-6960, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Single tickets and Create Your Own series packages go on sale to the general public on August 22, 2008, at 10 a.m. after series subscriptions have been placed. Individual Broadway events go on sale approximately six weeks prior to each engagement.

Sangamon Auditorium, UIS

Located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Springfield, the auditorium hosts more than 120 performances annually. Home to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Springfield Ballet Company, it is the only auditorium of its kind and size in the Springfield area with a seating capacity of 2,018.

With a staff of 11 full-time employees, graduate assistants, more than 400 volunteers, ushers, and local stagehands, Sangamon Auditorium continues to fulfill its mission of presenting and supporting varied cultural and educational professional arts activities to the audiences in Springfield, Sangamon County, and the surrounding areas. The Auditorium administrative offices can be reached at 217/206-6150 or by e-mail at