Deadline for GAAC subscription, membership is September 15

Published 4:02 pm Friday, September 5, 2008

With the first show of the Greenville Area Arts Council’s 2008-2009 season less than three weeks away, those who want to save their dollars need to purchase their season tickets soon.

Season tickets are $40 for adults and $30 for students. With four productions – Kevin Sport and “The Right Place”, The Platters, “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Greater Tuna” – slated for the season, subscribers are paying only $10 per show.

Regular show prices are $20 for adults and $15 for students.

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“When you buy a season ticket, you guarantee yourself a seat for the show and you’re getting in for half-price,” said GAAC Executive Director Nancy Idland. “Where else could you see a Broadway production or experience a TV show being filmed in your hometown for that amount?”

“The Right Place” will be filmed for airing on Direct TV later in the fall.

The show will be in a talk show/entertainment format, featuring Greenville’s own Kevin Sport with special guest, country hit maker John Berry.

Memberships in the GAAC start at $25 per person and include an invitation to all the lavish post-production parties and a spot in the programs for each show.

“Season ticket sales alone don’t cover our costs,” Idland said. “Memberships help us cover the always-rising cost of artistic fees, allowing the arts council to keep bringing quality productions to the city.”

Checks for season tickets/memberships should be made payable to the Greenville Area Arts Council or GAAC and mailed to GAAC, PO Box 825, Greenville, AL 36037.

The deadline is Monday, September 15.

For more info, contact Nancy Idland at 382-8729 or 334-354-2802, or visit