For Immediate Release
Contact:
Name: Dionanda Tillman
Title: Marketing Administrator
Phone: 810-237-3112
Email address: dtillman@thefim.org
The Whiting Presents Season
Announced by FIM
FLINT, MI - The Whiting presents the McLaren Bright Lights and Big Broadway Series for the 2021-2022 season. This season brings five Broadway hits to the stage: Fiddler on the Roof, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, Jersey Boys, and South Pacific.
 
Tickets, on sale now, are available as season subscriptions and packages, as well as single ticket sales. Genesee County residents enjoy a 30 percent discount. This program is funded in whole or in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds.
 
The season begins November 26 with the iconic Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof. The show closes at The Whiting on November 28.
 
January brings audiences the high-energy dancing and stepping of Drumline Live! and the beautiful choreography of Russian National Ballet’s Cinderella. Drumline Live! hits the Whiting stage on January 22, and the Russian National Ballet performs on January 30.
 
In February, the Whiting welcomes Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Broadway musical Waitress in March. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory runs at The Whiting on February 15 and 16, and Waitress runs on March 25 and 26.
 
Broadway’s Jersey Boys reaches The Whiting stage in April, followed by Flamenco Vivo, one of the world's most prominent flamenco and Spanish dance companies. Jersey Boys is on April 20, and Flamenco Vivo performs on April 27.
 
The Whiting season closes with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic South Pacific in May. South Pacific runs on May 6 and May 7.
 
The health and safety of our audience and artists are of utmost importance. As the world comes back to a new normal, know that we are as excited as ever to welcome patrons back safely for the amazing season we have prepared. We are following current MDHHS guidelines for COVID-19 protocols. Should anything change, we will notify our patrons.
 
Tickets to all of FIM’s venues can be purchased online at tickets.thewhiting.com, by phone at 810-237-7333, or at box office locations, The Whiting Auditorium and Capitol Theatre. Visit https://www.thewhiting.com/events for more information.
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The Whiting, a 2,000 seat theatre on the Flint cultural center campus, is the home of The Flint Symphony Orchestra and Whiting Presents, its popular performing arts series. The Whiting is operated by the Flint Institute of Music (FIM), as one of its five distinctive performing arts venues alongside the historic Capitol Theatre, Elgood Theatre, Bower Theatre, and MacArthur Recital Hall. In addition to Whiting Presents, Flint Institute of Music programs include the Flint School of Performing Arts, Flint Repertory Theatre, Music Around Town, and a weekly line-up of concerts and movies at the Capitol. The Whiting Foundation is FIMs Performing Arts Season sponsor, and all FIM programming is funded in part by the Genesee County Arts & Cultural Enrichment Millage. The Flint Institute of Music is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and equal opportunity employer providing programs and services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or handicap.
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