Wiz: The Golden Road
Jul 26 - 28 , 2013 · BOOTH PLAYHOUSE at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
$10 - $20
Presented by: Porch Productions
The all-youth cast has been selected and rehearsals are ongoing for Wiz: The Golden Road! This highly anticipated adaption of a classic story will feature some amazingly talented youth! This high energy, high flying spectacle is sure to amaze audiences of all ages. Breaking down the forth wall, the cast will high step down the yellow bricks to meet The Wiz! Performances will be held in the Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center-130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202.
This production of Wiz: The Golden Road features some of the areas brightest and talented youth who are destined for greatness. This staged opportunity gives selected youth an opportunity to learn, enhance and create works of art that display their talents. The performance will take place Friday July 26th thru Sunday July 28th 2013. Performances will be held in Booth Playhouse 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Ticket prices range $10.00-$13.00 for youth (ages 3-17), $12.00-$15.00 for seniors (65+) and $17.00-$20.00 for Adults. Show is RESERVED SEATING. Tickets available through the Blumenthal Performing Arts Box Office, located in the Belk Theater Lobby at 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, 28202; Telephone: 704-372-1000. Presented by Porch Productions..
Porch Productions is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based production company which creates staged theatre for youth and young adults. We specialize in producing original works for the stage and artist management for youth and adults. Our desire is that each performer gain enriching values and skills to enhance their lives on and beyond the stage. The company was founded in 2005 with an emphasis on presenting and promoting artistic opportunities for youth age 5-18.
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Parking and Directions
A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
Bank of America Center Parking Garage
Enter on Trade or 5th Streets between N. College and N. Brevard Streets.
The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.
Getting and Using Your Parking Pass When You Arrive
- Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
- Purchase a $5 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*
When You Exit
- Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
- Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with arrow pointing at slot.
- Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”
*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.
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Advance reservations for Patron Assistance are encouraged to ensure the best possible experience!
- Infrared listening system for people with hearing impairments
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Wheelchair seating
All of our theaters and classrooms are accessible to patrons who use wheelchairs. Most restrooms and water fountains in all facilities are wheelchair accessible, and restrooms are equipped with strobe-light as well as audio alarm systems.
Entry and exit assistance
For performances in the Booth Playhouse, an usher can meet patrons who need assistance at the corner of 5th and College Streets.
SERVICES FOR THE VISUALLY-IMPAIRED
Certain performances will be audio described for the blind or visually impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances upon request. Audio description provides an on-going oral description of the action, sets and costumes during the performance. Each participant wears a headset, and no other patrons are able to hear the descriptions.
Large Print Programs
Large print programs are available for patrons at many performances. At the Booth Playhouse, simply ask any usher for assistance.
If you or someone in your party plans to attend an event with a service animal, please inform the Box Office when purchasing your tickets so that we may arrange for an aisle seat.
SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING
Certain performances at the Performing Arts Center will be interpreted for the hearing impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances as requested.
Assistive Listening Devices
Infrared hearing amplification is available free of charge for all performances in the Performing Arts Center and Spirit Square. In the Booth Playhouse, patrons may ask an usher for assistance.
Pricing for Groups of 10 or more