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Center for the Arts Presents 2007-08 Season
The Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents its world-class lineup of exciting performances for 2007-08.
The new season begins on Saturday, Sept. 15, with the return of one of America's favorite sibling rivals, The Smothers Brothers Show with special guest The Yo-Yo Man. Other notable performances include a When Divas Were Divas: Remembering…Their Lives, Their Way; pioneering jazz pianist Dave Brubeck and his acclaimed quartet; Richard Alston Dance Company, which many compare to the great American dance company Alvin Ailey; infamous Kris Kristofferson; The Kingston Trio's Christmas Show; Incredible Acrobats of China; guitarist Tommy Emmanuel; and many more.
The Stotsenberg Recital Series, beginning Sunday, Oct. 7, welcomes internationally acclaimed Italian classical guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli; BBC's 2004 Young Musician of the Year, violinist Nicola Benedetti; Katie Van Kooten and Rosemary Hyler Ritter; and piano prodigy Kit Armstrong. The Kids' Playhouse returns with three matinees to delight young audiences. Show titles include Seussical, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, and A Year with Frog and Toad.
The Fine Arts Division will also present an array of student performances and productions, including the Flora L. Thornton Opera Program's rendition of The Bartered Bride in March, and the Pepperdine Theatre Department's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in April.
Please visit the Center for the Arts Web site for more information on these and other performances. Tickets are available by calling the Center for the Arts Box Office at (310) 506-4522 or through Ticketmaster.