Wolf Trap Announces First Selection of Summer 2012 Performances success

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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its first summer event 2012 shows, generating strong interest from members and supporters. (Tickets were available to Wolf Trap members since mid-November.) The first round of 39 performances features a variety of award-winning musicals, the return of Wolf Trap favorite Garrison Keillor and the much loved A Prairie Home Companion and a new installment of Wolf Trap multimedia artistic adventure series titled Face of America: Spirit of South Florida, a tribute to Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park and Everglades National Park. Wolf Trap offers a diverse line-up of performances by pop and rock shows symphonic musical family, under the stars, among other genres. More shows will be announced and put on sale in the spring.


Face of America again

Wolf Trap with a rate of Brand New

wolf traps seventh installment Face Face of Latin America: Spirit of South Florida in the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, will be presented on 8 September 2012. This one of a kind event sheds light on the unique aspects and different cultures and people from four national parks in South Florida filmed by Danceworks original made locally and between wild and raw elements of nature. Wolf Trap Face of America was conceived by Terre Jones, President and CEO in 1998 and became a reality in 2000, with Yosemite National Park. Face of America is critical to Wolf Trap’s mission, led by its new initiatives in the arts.


Parsons Dance

recently wrapped filming on the site shown in the parks and a live performance at Wolf Trap by stunning images on large screen HD scenes, brings together. Embed this production unique: Emmy Award-video artistry Media Blue Earth, live music from Miami Free time Grammy nominee and recorded music from the baroque-pop musician Andrew Bird, as well as images of Florida recognized for providing photographers Clyde Butcher a multidisciplinary celebration of each park site.

Head bopping, Body & Rock Shake Pop

pop knowledge for its diverse and rock shows, Wolf Trap 23rd is an exciting first line-up for 2012 with Steve Miller Band for two nights, the Temptations and the Four Tops, Wolf Trap Annual Swamp Romp Louisiana, Broadway RAIN feeling Tribute to the Beatles, ABBA Concert, and a night of classic rock from the 60’s Happy Together Tour 2012 with the turtles, the main singer Micky Dolenz Monkees, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The bases and the Buckinghams.

internationally acclaimed musical for the whole family

families have many ways to the joy of musical theater at Wolf Trap during the 2012 summer season to enjoy performances by several of the beloved Broadway productions, including a touring production of South Pacific in winning 2008 Tony Award Lincoln Center Theater production based. Also ideal for lovers of Broadway and family outings Rodgers and Hammerstein King and I, are Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance, requested more Riverdance and Sing-A-Long Sound of Music, again for both popular audience.


NSO @ Wolf Trap

and Dance Teacher

The public can rely on innovative symphonic programs National Symphony Orchestra and world-class dance to some of the most important and famous choreographers today Wolf Trap each summer. NSO @ Wolf Trap early bookings are:

? Broadway ROCKS! with selection Showstoppers Broadway musical Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Rock of Ages, The Phantom of the Opera, and more;
? The music of John Williams, world-renowned film composer mega-hit Harry Potter, ET, Star Wars, Jaws, and more;
? Marvin Hamlisch with special too – reveals customers meet their Broadway hits;
? The Wizard of Oz movie on big screens in the house and in the garden, with the score performed live by the NSO;
? Beethoven’s Ninth with the ONE and vocal soloists, including Ode to Joy.
The Filene Center’s Tony Award-winning director / choreographer Bill T. Jones Arnie Zane Dance Company in Wolf Trap debut and the return of Ballet Hispanico presents a unique blend of in-class ballet and Latin. Lawn tickets for 2012 dance performances will be available for only $ 4

In a separate category is reverence, family friendly Golden Dragon Acrobats of China, is ready to take the audience on the edge of their seats jaw dropping stunts and contortions.
Additional

Summer 2012 performances will be announced in the coming months.

tickets for the first round of the 2012 Wolf Trap performances are at the box office in the Barns at Wolf Trap, by phone at 1 (877) or online at Wolftrap http://www.wolftrap.org. For information on the Wolf Trap member or to learn more about upcoming performances, please call Wolf Trap at (703) 255-1900.

About the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, founded by Catherine Filene Shouse (1896-1994), produces and presents a wide range of actions and programs education in the Greater Washington region as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, on the road from the park and Near the Center on Education at Wolf Trap. In collaboration with the National Park Service, the Filene Center seats 7,028 annually presents an extensive list of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, blues, classical music, dance and theater, as well as multimedia presentations, from May to September. The Barns operates year round and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera Company, a leading U.S. residents set of programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs are nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre in the forest, a variety of arts education classes, scholarships and an internship program that was included national recognition in Bloomberg Business week 2009 list Best Places to Intern. As part of its ongoing commitment to protect and preserve the environment, Wolf Trap offers metro access and is a founding member of the band Green. Terrence D. Jones is president and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Visit the Wolf Trap Web site for more information on http://www.wolftrap.org.

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