Stars in the Summer Series Begins June 18 at Northeastern State University

Tickets now on sale, early-bird discount applies

TAHLEQUAH – Rehearsal continues for Northeastern State University's Stars in the Summer Series featuring Downtown Country and the River City Players. The popular music shows debut June 18.

"We are gearing up for one of the best summers to date," said Megan White, director of the Sequoyah Institute. "The stages are going to be overflowing with talent and energy."

"If you've always wanted to check out the summer shows, but time just seemed to slip by, call us and make reservations for this summer. Tickets go fast and we want everyone to have chance to see the shows."

The 2009 Stars in the Summer Series runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from June 18 to Aug. 8.

Downtown Country Shows at the NSU Playhouse

Rhinestone Country 2
Thursdays at 7:30 pm: June 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6
Saturdays at 7:30 pm: June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Lights, camera, action! Experience all the glitz and glam of Tinseltown, country-style, in Downtown Country's star-studded sequel to last summer's hit show. With a brand new playlist celebrating the soundtracks you know by heart and recent box-office smashes, it's all about the magic of the movies! Grab a front row seat and prepare to be dazzled, as the songs of the Silver Screen come to life before your eyes in "Rhinestone Country II!"

Turn Your Radio On
Fridays at 7:30 pm: June 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7
Saturdays at 2 pm: June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Turn that FM dial to the best of countryÑradio station KNSU is on the air! With a non-stop string of hits for your listening pleasure, this radio-themed show will have you tuned in all summer long. Call in and request your tickets now, because every lucky listener is guaranteed a great show with the best DJs around! Every weekend Downtown Country will be playing your favorites from yesterday and todayÉso just "Turn Your Radio On!"

River City Players at the NSU Shawnee Street Theatre

Centennial Soundtrack
Thursdays at 7:30 pm: June 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6
Saturdays at 7:30 pm: June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Get ready for the soundtrack of the century! Join NSU as we celebrate 100 years through the magic of music. Relive memorable musical moments from the classic "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" to NSU's very own Carrie Underwood's "Home Sweet Home." Watch 100 years come to life in "Centennial Soundtrack!"

River City Sockhop
Fridays at 7:30 pm: June 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7
Saturdays at 2 pm: June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8

Kick off your shoes and stroll back in time for "River City Sockhop!" Dance through the 50s and 60s with our favorite blasts from the past. Sway through the golden era of rock 'n' roll with Connie Francis' classic "Where the Boys Are" to the Beach Boys' timeless anthem, "Surfer Girl."

The 2009 Stars in the Summer Series is sponsored by the Tahlequah Area Tourism Council. Tickets for the shows are $12 for adults, $10 for NSU alumni and employees, $8 for seniors and groups of 20 or more, and $6 for students and children. In June, the Early Bird Discount of $1 off will be offered for all tickets booked for June performances. To reserve seats, call 918-458-2075.

For more information on the NSU Stars in the Summer Series, visit www.nsuok.edu/si/.

6/8/2009

 
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