BY BTL STAFF
AMERICA’S FAVORITE SUMMER DANCE SERIES, EMMY AWARD – WINNING “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE,” HITS THE ROAD FOR ITS SEASON 12 TOUR, WITH A STOP IN EAST LANSING Part of the Live at Wharton Series at Wharton Center Date/Time : Sunday , November 22, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Location: Cobb Great Hall Tickets: Tickets from $43 * plus applicable fees Ticket Office: http://whartoncenter.com 517.432.2000 or 1.800.WHARTON TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
EAST LANSING – “So You Think You Can Dance,” the 13 time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show, is set to captivate audiences again this fall [?] live on tour with a stop at Wharton Center. The last time the tour was at Wharton Center (2013), it sold out almost immediately. The show is part of the “Live at Wharton” series.
This year’s season 12 tour plays Cobb Great Hall on Sunday, Nov. 22. Tickets are on sale now online, http://www.whartoncenter.com, at the Auto Owners Insurance Ticket Office or by calling 1-800-WHARTON.
The Season 12 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Team Stage’s Gaby Diaz, Edson Juarez, Jim Nowakowski, Hailee Payne and Derek Piquette; and Team Street’s Megan “Megz” Alfonso, Eddie “Neptune” Eskridge, Virgil Gadson, Jessica “JJ” Rabone and Jana “Jaja” Vankova. The tour kicks off on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas, and crosses the U.S. and Canada with 70 sensational stops. Fall’s hottest ticket will feature this season’s most popular routines from Team Stage and Team Street, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour.
Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series, says, “I am thrilled with this season’s new Stage vs. Street format and the brilliant, fresh talent we have discovered. These dancers have inspired the choreographers to create remarkable dance numbers each week, truly showcasing individual talent. I am excited for your favorite dancers to bring their inspiration and routines to even more cities on this year’s nationwide tour.”
“So You Think You Can Dance” recently received eight 2015 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality Competition Program and Outstanding Host In A Reality or Reality Competition Program (Cat Deeley), in addition to nominations for Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi Camera Series Or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series, and Outstanding Makeup For A Multi Camera Series Or Special (Non Prosthetic). SYTYCD’s exceptional costume team of Marina Toybina and Grainne O’Sullivan also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program.
The show begins at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the Cobb Great Hall. The Wharton Center is located at 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. Tickets start at $43 plus applicable fees.