Performing Arts & Special Events
Looking to attend a fun and exciting Slippery Rock University Performing Arts event? Here you can find out about ticket and policy information, learn about sponsoring an event or making a donation to the Performing Arts Series. View all of our upcoming performances and even past ones. Have any questions? Visit our frequently asked questions page to find out all the information you need. Contact us at any time!
We are currently selling subscriptions in addition to individual tickets. Please call Special Events at 724.738.2018 if interested in purchasing a subscription.
2019-20 Performing Art Series
Subscription and individual tickets are available by calling 724.738.2018. Alternatively, individuals can download order forms and mail to:
SRU Performing Arts Series
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
A preview of the shows is available for viewing!
Maureen McGovern: "The Long and Winding Road"
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 7:30 P.M., University Union-MPR
Sophisticated one moment, gutsy the next, and always pitch perfect, superstar Maureen McGovern has earned Grammy nominations and an Oscar-winning international No. 1gold record. Her concert includes music by Paul Simon, Carole King, James Taylor,Lennon/McCartney, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and other musical icons of the '60s and '70s- as well as Irish melodies in honor of St. Patrick's Day. McGovern will be joined by special guest, the SRU Choir, for several songs. "McGovern's vocal technique is second to none,"said The New York Times.
An Evening with Soledad O'Brien: Her Life Stories
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
Award-Winning Journalist, Entrepreneur and Host of the Weekly Syndicated Political Show Matter of Fact Through the power of storytelling, Soledad O'Brien brings a fresh perspective on diverse and contemporary issues to foster change in our community. Good luck and hard work can take you a long way, and in the case of Soledad O'Brien, good fortune was only a part of the winning combination that has led to her success. Driven by a desire to be the best in her profession, O'Brien has excelled by pushing her own limits. Touching on her secrets to a successful career, O'Brien emphasizes her belief in a strong work ethic and a never give up attitude.
Free, 7:30 p.m., Smith Student Center Ballroom
Doors open at 7 p.m. This lecture will be very popular. Free tickets can be picked up at the Smith Info desk beginning on Jan.21.
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