The Simon & Garfunkel story ready to play Green Bay on March 30. Tickets go on sale November 11.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2022
Green Bay, Wis. – The internationally acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel story will crisscross the United States in more than 50 cities, including GREEN BAY on MARCH 30 at WEIDNER. The immersive, concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story of their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry, to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the 60s, and to their dramatic split in 1970. The show culminates with the famous “The Concert in Central Park” reunion in 1981 which had over half a million fans in attendance. Visit www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com for tour dates and to purchase tickets.
Tickets are on sale Friday, November 11 at 10 a.m. through Ticket Star at WeidnerCenter.com, TicketStarOnline.com or by calling Ticket Star at 800.895.0071.
The show uses state-of-the-art video projection, photos and original film footage. It also features a full live band performing all of their hits including “Mrs. Robinson”, “Cecilia”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Homeward Bound” and many more.
With over 100 million albums sold since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel’s pitch-perfect harmonies and songs that captivated the era made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years they have won 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977 the Brit Awards honored their album “Bridge Over Troubled Water” with Best International Album. In 2003, Simon & Garfunkel received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year their “Sound of Silence” received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.
Information about The Simon & Garfunkel Story and tickets are available at http://www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com.
About Ruckus Entertainment (producers):
Los Angeles-based Ruckus Entertainment, formed in 2022, brings together veteran entertainment producers Alison Spiriti, Justin Sudds, Dean Elliott and Ralph Schmidtke who are collectively responsible for producing more than 100 touring productions seen by millions around the world. the world. Their burgeoning production company brings world-class concerts and live events to audiences and is focused on celebrating the history and music behind iconic and globally recognized musical artists. Current productions include The Simon & Garfunkel Story, RESPECT, The Life and Music of George Michael and The British Invasion. For more information visit www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com
The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at UW-Green Bay is known for its elegant design and acoustic excellence in its 2,000-seat main venue, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard Recital Hall and the Jean Weidner Theater, as well as a dance studio and the Grand Foyer. The Weidner Center has the advantage of being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Weidner Center is home to UW-Green Bay music, theater and dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by guest artists and touring companies. Beyond the large-scale touring productions that grace the stage, the Weidner Center also focuses on academic development, programming, and an impactful educational series – Stage Doors. For more information, visit WeidnerCenter.com and sign up for The Weidner Wire.
About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Founded in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving more than 9,800 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from kindergarten through retirement and offer over 200 degrees, programs, and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, enduring, and engaged members of their communities, ready to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems, and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campuses, the University welcomes students from all over the world. In 2021, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.