University of Dubuque Heritage Center to Host Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day

Jul 17, 2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa – New this year, University of Dubuque Heritage Center will host a Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the launch of single ticket sales for the 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series.

Crowned a “Jewel of a Season,” the season’s line-up sparkles with a premiere selection of nearly 30 of the finest performing arts attractions touring the world today including RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Wynton Marsalis, and Steep Canyon Rangers.

Through a Build-Your-Own CenterStage season ticket package, patrons can choose seven or more of 16 events to be eligible for a variety of benefits including discounts up to 25 percent. Deeper discounts are available to UD affiliates such as alumni, parents of current UD students, and veterans and military personnel. Subscribers may supplement with Family Series and B.I.T.E Size Series ticket packages.

At the Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day, CenterStage subscribers and anyone purchasing a ticket at the Farber Box Office that day will receive a $5 voucher redeemable towards lunch or dessert from Magoo’s Pizza’s food truck, CyberCafè, and Mike and Betty’s Ice Cream Shoppe during the event. There is a limit of one voucher per person. There will also be door prizes including a CenterStage Season Ticket Package Grand Prize as well as live entertainment Todd McDonough, a singer/songwriter from Dubuque, with Dayton Olson on harmonica from noon to 1 p.m. on the CyberCafè Knapp Stage.

There will be a special season subscriber VIP table where lunch vouchers and special gifts will be distributed.

Subscription orders are being accepted now. Individual tickets will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563-585-SHOW; or online at Farber Box Office summer hours are Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Normal hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. begin Monday, Aug. 19.

Patrons are reminded that new downloads of Heritage Center’s free app (search “HERITAGECTR”) automatically receive a $5.00 discount coupon. Exclusions may apply

The 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series features the following Butler Hall events:

The Reminders
August 27, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.

REZA: Edge of Illusion
September 10, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
October 2 and 3, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

Women of the World, a cappella quartet
October 5, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

The Doo Wop Project
October 18, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.

B2wins from Brazil
October 25, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

The Passing Zone, comedy jugglers
November 1, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

HIPLET Ballerinas, ballet meets hip-hop
November 15, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

Jungle Book
November 17, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.

Christmas at Heritage Center: The Sound of Christmas featuring Elisabeth von Trapp
December 6, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

A Christmas Carol (kid-friendly edition)
December 8, 2019 – 2:00 p.m.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays
December 9, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

Steep Canyon Rangers
January 10, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

January 25, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Tom Cotter, comedian
January 31, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Shesh Besh, Arab-Jewish Ensemble
Presented in cooperation with the Dubuque Arts Council
February 1, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

The Princess and The Pea
February 9, 2020 – 2:00 p.m.

The Office, A Musical Parody
February 11, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll (with Dubuque native Rita Harvey)
February 15, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Damien Sneed’s We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
February 18, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Siberian State Symphony Orchestra
February 27, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Golden Dragon Acrobats from China
February 29, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

2018-2019 B.I.T.E. Size Series Babka Theatre events:

Joshua Kane in Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Terror
September 20, 2019 – 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Shaun Boothe: The Unauthorized Biography Series
October 14, 2019 – 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Darryl Van Leer presents The Norm of Greatness: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
March 16, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.
March 17, 2020 – 3:30 p.m.

Piano Fondue, Dueling Pianos
March 20, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Give ‘Em Hell Harry! – President Harry Truman Tribute
April 17, 2020 – 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Yid Vicious, klezmer band
April 18, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.