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Adelphi University Presents "Best of Broadway" on February 24 and 25

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A musical revue celebrating the music of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

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We Tell the Story: Songs of Love, Life, Pain and Hope will be performed on Saturday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo by: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center

Garden City, NY - February 8, 2018 - Adelphi’s talented students return with the always-popular Best of Broadway series. We Tell the Story: Songs of Love, Life, Pain and Hope will be performed on Saturday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (Adelphi PAC), 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York.
 
This installment of the Best of Broadway series, featuring songs from the iconic musicals Ragtime, Anastasia and Once on This Island, celebrates the music and lyrics of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It will feature and more. The show is conceived by Director Duane McDevitt, who is best known for his storytelling on stages both musical and operatic. McDevitt says, “The best musical theatre moments are created by great storytelling, and the actors are the human vessels charged with telling the stories. This our quest this semester. You are in for a treat!” Adding musical flavor to the show is Music Director Patrick Burns. Both McDevitt and Burns are making their Adelphi debut with this show.
 
The Adelphi PAC is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets are currently on sale for $25 with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. Information is available online at pac.adelphi.edu or at the Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at 516.877.4000 or boxoffice@adelphi.edu. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00-6:00 p.m. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances.
 
About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.
 
Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.
 
Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves over 7,900 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.
 
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