Garden City, NY - September 9, 2016 - Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to announce that Disco Inferno: a ’70s Celebration will kick-off the ninth season of performances on Friday, September 16, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., and everyone will dance the night away. The show celebrates the era with acclaimed hits such as “Turn the Beat Around,” “Celebrate, Good Times,” and “Last Dance.” This non-stop dance party will continue after the show as we open “Club AUPAC” in the Olmsted Theatre for a night of drinks and dancing featuring Long Island favorite, DJ Karin Ward, spinning even more disco hits. This performance is part of the Poole Family Broadway Series which is generously sponsored by Mary Jane and Thomas Poole.
Under the musical direction of Scott Coulter, Adelphi will welcome a talented cast of nearly 20 of Broadway's finest singers and musicians including Kelli Rabke (Les Miserables, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Lucia Spina (Kinky Boots), Erin Quill (Avenue Q), Susan Agin (executive and artistic director of the Queensborough Performing Arts Center), and many more.
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets are currently on sale and are priced at $40/$35, with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. For more information about all events at AUPAC and to purchase tickets, visit here. Information is available at The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or email. 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 University:
Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—AU Arts and Humanities, AU STEM and Social Sciences, AU Professions, and AU Health and Wellness.
Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi was one of the first coeducational institutions of higher education in New York State and is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 students from 38 states and 46 countries 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 around the state (New York City, the Hudson Valley and across Long Island) and online.
More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society, making their mark on the University and the world beyond.