published: Sunday, October 07, 2012
SFSC Box Office opens for 2012-13 season
Special to the News-Sun
AVON PARK - The South Florida State College Box Office opens for online ticket sales for its 2012-13 performance season on Oct. 15. Season subscriptions and individual performance tickets can be purchased in person at the SFSC Box Office or by calling the SFSC Box Office beginning Oct. 22.
The 2012-13 performance season is full of must-see acts. A standout act from last season's Matinee Series, Darren Williams, will come to this seasonís Artist Series on Thursday, Jan. 10. His amazing vocal range lets him sing just about anything from pop to opera.
For 13 years, the Lennon Sisters charmed the nation on The Lawrence Welk Show and The Lennon Sisters Hour. Be sure to catch them on Thursday, Feb. 14.
The Women of Ireland perform on Monday, Feb. 18. You wonít want to miss this large production featuring live musicians, vocalists, and dancers performing traditional Irish music.
Be sure to come to the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 27. A former juggler for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Gregory Popovich has over 20 trained cats, dogs, and geese. All of the animal performers were rescued from shelters and given a chance to shine in a show that has been described as a cirque show for animals.
One of America's most beloved comedians, the legendary Bill Cosby, will perform on Monday, March 25. This will be Cosby's first performance in Highlands County.
Starting off the Matinee Series on Tuesday, Jan. 8 is Four Divo. This is a gathering of some of the greatest rising stars from opera, Broadway, jazz and classical. They are based off of Simon Cowellís hugely popular group Il Divo.
Mickey Finn brings his high-energy, fun-filled show to the SFSC stage Tuesday, Feb. 5. He is best known for his comedy Dixieland show in Las Vegas, which ran for 25 years.
Phil Dirt and the Dozers will rock the oldies Tuesday, Feb. 19. The group's performance encompasses three decades of great rock 'n roll music.
The Diamonds will take you down memory lane on Tuesday, March 5. Youíll be able to sing along with classic hits from the 1950s and 1960s like "Little Darlin'," "The Stroll," and "Silhouettes."
The Jazz Series kicks off on Wednesday, Jan. 16 with the Eddie Metz Jr. Trio. This star-studded classic jazz trio features Rossano Sportiello on piano, Nicki Parrott on bass and vocals, and Eddie Metz Jr. on drums.
Well-known Miami saxophonist Ed Calle makes his first appearance at the SFSC Jazz Series Feb. 9 with a talented quartet presenting a varied program of Latin, standards, and other well-known selections.
Lynn Trefzger starts off the Kaleidoscope series with a lot of laughs Dec. 7. This self-taught comedian ventriloquist will present a night of award-winning, family-friendly comedy.
The world-renowned Kruger Brothers perform Jan. 31 with their unique blend of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and classical, as well as their silly on-stage antics.
Season subscriptions offer the best seats at the lowest prices and begin at $254 for all ten shows of the SFSC Artist Series. Matinee Series season subscriptions begin at $115 for all ten shows. Jazz and Kaleidoscope series season subscriptions begin at $57. You can design your own mini-subscription by selecting five or more Artist and Matinee series performances and save 15 percent off of your total bill.
The SFSC Box Office is now offering gift certificates in any amount over $20. Gift certificates can be purchased in person or by phone but are not available online.
SFSC Box Office hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and one hour prior to show time. The SFSC Box Office is in the front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the SFSC Box Office at 784-7178 or visit www.performances.southflorida.edu/.
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