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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA at Center for the Arts Feb. 7-23

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The Center for the Arts continues its 25th season with Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA. The production opens on Friday, February 7 and runs through Sunday, February 23. This beautiful musical is an epic tale of love and betrayal in ancient Egypt.

“I am excited to bring this story of star-crossed lovers to the Center’s stage,” says director Keri Boe. “The cast brings the already amazing music and story to a whole new level. It has been an honor to collaborate with my incredibly talented production team. We are all thrilled to share the beauty that is AIDA with audiences.”

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA is a tale of love, loyalty and betrayal centering around the love triangle between Aida (MTSU student Miya Burt), a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris (Aurora Boe), the Pharoah’s daughter, and Radames (Tucker Young), an Egyptian soldier betrothed to Amneris. As their forbidden love grows deeper, Aida is forced to find the balance between her love for Radames, and her responsibility to lead her people. Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA features amazing music, dramatic dance sequences, and a love story that will touch the hearts of everyone.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA is the winner of the 2000 Tony Awards for Best Original Score, Best Actress, Best Scenic Design, and Best Lighting.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA is generously sponsored by Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation.

Tickets start at $14 and are currently on sale at boroarts.org, by calling 615-904-ARTS (2787), or at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 110 West College Street, in downtown Murfreesboro.

Rated PG.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA runs Friday, February 7 through Sunday February 23.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA PERFORMANCE DATES:

Fri, Feb 7th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sat, Feb 8th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sun, Feb 9th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Fri, Feb 14th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sat, Feb 15th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sun, Feb 16th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Fri, Feb 21st, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sat, Feb 22nd, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sun, Feb 23rd, 2020 at 2:00 pm

FOR TICKETS & SEASON PASSES PLEASE VISIT BOROARTS.ORG OR CALL 615-904-2787

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS:
The mission of The Center for the Arts is to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing cultural and economic enrichment through the arts.

The Center for the Arts opened to the public on December 1, 1995 and was originally funded by the City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County. In 2008 The Center became a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization and now depends on the generosity of the public for funding. Since it’s opening, the Center for the Arts has been presenting theatrical productions, visual art exhibitions, music concerts, dance performances and educational classes.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA CAST LIST:

AIDA Miya Burt

Radames  Tucker Young

Amneris Aurora Boe

Mareb Jantu Moore

Zoser Andrew Sparks

Pharaoh Royce Phillips

Nehebka  Stephanie Wales

Amonasro Ro Coger

Ensemble Shiloh Bakalyar, Drew Castle, Zach Dame, Sam Downer, Hannah Elliott, Aylee Gardner, Heather Gardner, Karisha Glover, Allyson Hazen, Jonathan Hazen, Isabella Kearney, Elizabeth Krebs, Nathan Krebs, Terrance Mcbride, Kaitlyn McKinney, Wellington McKinney, Kasmira Moore, Lilliana Napier, Rio Napier

Center for the Arts Murfreesboro website (Link)
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