Monday, September 12, 2011

See the best of Broadway in Las Vegas! Special pricing to benefit KNPR!

 Nevada Public Radio listeners
and members have the rare chance to support public radio and experience the
best of Broadway in Las Vegas with discounted tickets to “Phantom: The Las
Vegas Spectacular,” “Jersey Boys” and Disney's “The Lion King” during the
September 23-25 weekend.

Attendees will be seduced by
“Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian Resort and Casino during
7 p.m. performance on Friday, September 23. “Phantom: The
Las Vegas Spectacular” reunites Andrew Lloyd Webber, director Hal Prince and
others from the show's original creative team, who together reconceived their
show into a spectacular 95-minute production. From the moment you enter the
magnificent custom-built theatre, you are in the storied Paris Opera House and
part of the Phantom's world. The production features every song from the
original, includes spectacular sets, new illusions, and a breathtaking
chandelier experience.

Relive the hits of Frankie
Valli and the Four Seasons with “Jersey Boys” at The Palazzo Resort and Casino
at the
performance on Saturday,
September 24. This musical phenomenon is the story of how a group of
blue-collar boys, from the wrong side of the tracks, became one of the biggest
American pop music sensations of all time. “Jersey Boys” takes you up the
charts, across the country and features hits such as "Sherry,"
"Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You,"
"Oh, What A Night" and many more.

The whole family will have a
chance to see Disney's “The Lion King” in its last months in
Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino during the 4 p.m. performance on Sunday, September 25. More than 60
million people worldwide have enjoyed the majesty and the truly one-of-a-kind
experience that is the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation Disney's “The Lion
King”. Hailed by Newsweek as "a landmark event in entertainment," the
show is a breathtaking adventure that stretches the boundaries of Broadway,
from the heart of
Africa to the plains of your imagination.

BASE Entertainment and Disney
presented Nevada Public Radio with a limited number of priority seating tickets
for all three productions. Tickets are priced at $100 per show ticket, or $250
to see all three performances; which equates to savings of 50 percent or more
over regular box office prices and fees.

Proceeds will directly
benefit and must be purchased through Nevada Public Radio. Tickets must be
picked up at the will-call and may not be resold. To purchase tickets, visit, or call (702) 258-9895 between
9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

About Nevada Public Radio

Nevada Public Radio, a
not-for-profit organization, is the state’s premier non-commercial broadcaster
of National Public Radio programming and includes News 88.9 KNPR, broadcasting
national and regional news and discussion; Classical 89.7 KCNV, a network of
rural translator and repeater signals: KTPH, Tonopah (91.7); KLNR, Panaca
(91.7); KWPR, Lund/Ely (88.7) and KSGU, St. George (90.3), plus a statewide
radio reading service for the visually impaired.

Nevada Public Radio produces
10 hours a week of original content, which is also available on demand at, including the national award-winning public affairs program KNPR's
State of
Nevada. Nevada Public Radio was incorporated in 1975 with
its flagship station News 88.9 KNPR signing on the air in 1980. Since early
2008, Nevada Public Radio has provided digital (HD) programming with additional
channels of Spanish language, contemporary eclectic music and news broadcasts.
Nevada Public Radio also publishes Desert Companion™, a monthly magazine. For
further information, call 702.258.9895.

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