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Prayer for Peace

Nov 8 , 2018 · BOOTH PLAYHOUSE at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

FREE ADMISSION

A Symphonic Remembrance of War, Holocaust, and Hope

Presented by: UNC Charlotte Chancellor's Diversity Fund, Blumenthal Performing Arts, [email protected], and the Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies

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Prayer for Peace

Nov 8 , 2018 · BOOTH PLAYHOUSE at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

FREE ADMISSION

A Symphonic Remembrance of War, Holocaust, and Hope

Presented by: UNC Charlotte Chancellor's Diversity Fund, Blumenthal Performing Arts, [email protected], and the Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies

A symphonic reflection on the heroism and the tragedies wrought by a century of conflict, commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice and the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht.

After a stunning debut with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in 2016, cellist Cicely Parnas returns to present the North Carolina premiere of Sharon Farber's Bestemming, the story of Dutch Holocaust hero Curt Lowens, narrated by Jay Morong and performed by the UNC Charlotte Orchestra under the direction of Jonathan Andrew Govias. The program also includes frour works by World War One composers, and the heartbreaking Elegy for Anne Frank by American composer Lukas Foss, with piano soloist Dawn Carpenter.

Program

Ernest Farrar (d. 1918 in combat) Heroic Elegy 

Lukas Foss (1922-2009) Elegy for Anne Frank

George Butterworth (d. 1916 in combat) The Banks of Green Willow

Lili Boulanger (d.1918 in Paris) D'un soir triste (On a Sad Evening)

Sir Ernest MacMillan (1893-1973) Notre Seigneur en Pauvre

Sharon Farber (1968 - ) Bestemming ("Destination") for cello solo, narrator and orchestra. Text by Dutch Holocaust hero Curt Lowens. 

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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

  1. Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
  2. 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

  1. Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
  2. Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with arrow pointing at slot.
  3. Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”

*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.

CLICK HERE to Purchase your Parking Exit Pass in Advance

The Booth Playhouse is located on the upper level of Founders Hall.  Take the Bank of America Center Parking Garage elevator to the 6th level.  Go through the Bank of America Center and cross the overstreet walkway into Founders Hall.  The Booth Playhouse will be on your immediate right.

CLICK HERE for parking information for Spirit Square events. (McGlohon Theater, Duke Energy Theater)

CLICK HERE for parking information for Knight Theater events.

Accessibility

Advance reservations for Patron Assistance are encouraged to ensure the best possible experience!

  • Assistive listening systems available
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Wheelchair seating

Wheelchair access
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

Audio Description
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.

Service Animals
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

Interpreting
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
Assistive listening equipment is available free of charge for all amplified performances. Please see an usher for assistance