TROY's Davis Theatre announces new season opening September with Engelbert Humperdinck

Posted: Thursday, 18 July 2013

MONTGOMERY — Iconic crooner Engelbert Humperdinck will open the 2013-2014 season at Troy University's Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts with a performance in September.

Season tickets are on sale now for the series that features a lineup of Broadway favorites, acclaimed musical acts and other performances. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the theatre office at (334) 241-9567.

The Davis Theatre is located in downtown Montgomery at 251 Montgomery Street. All shows have a 7 p.m. curtain time. A season ticket package ranges in price from $110 to $190.

Known as the “King of Romance," Humperdinck will kick off the Davis Theatre's season on Tuesday, Sept. 10, with a performance featuring many of his classic hits, including “Release Me," “The Last Waltz," “A Man Without Love," and “After the Lovin'."

Other performances in the season lineup include:

  • Ray Parker, Jr., whose chart-topping R&B hits include “Ghostbusters" and “You Can't Change That," on Thursday, Oct. 24
  • The Heart Behind the Music: Christmas Showcase, on Tuesday, Dec. 3, featuring Susan Ashton, Billy Dean, Lenny LeBlanc and Richie McDonald
  • “Bring It On: The Musical," inspired by the hit film set in the world of cheerleading competitions, on Friday, Jan. 31
  • The classic Broadway musical “Sweet Charity" on Thursday, March 13
  • The music and comedy act “The Water Coolers" on Tuesday, April 22

In addition, season ticket holders will get free tickets to shows in the Community and University Bonus Series, including the Montgomery Ballet on Thursday, Sept. 26, and the Troy University Symphony Band on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

“The upcoming Davis Theatre season truly offers something for everyone and we are pleased to once again present such a diverse lineup of acts," said Ray White, Vice Chancellor of Troy University's Montgomery Campus. “There are very few places where you can enjoy this kind of quality entertainment, inside a beautifully restored historic theatre, at an affordable season ticket price."

The 2013-2014 season at the Davis Theatre is sponsored by the Alabama Gazette, the Alabama News Network, AT&T, Charter Media, Cumulus, Hampton Inn & Suites -- Downtown Montgomery, the Montgomery Advertiser, River Region Living, RSVP Montgomery, ServisFirst Bank, SMI Advertising, Touch of Class Limousine and Transport and Viamedia.

For more information on the upcoming season, visit www.troy.edu/davistheatre or call the Theatre office at (334) 241-9567. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.