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Southeastern's Columbia Theatre presents ‘The Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond’

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Jack Wright
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

CALLING ALL NEIL DIAMOND FANS - Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present Jack Wright in “The Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond” in one performance only March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the production are available at the Columbia Theatre box office Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or by phone at (985) 543-4371. Patrons may also get tickets online at www.columbiatheatre.org.


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present “The Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond” in one performance only on March 6 at 7:30 p.m.
     Columbia Theatre Artistic Director Jim Winter said Jack Wright’s production is a sophisticated, respectful and contemporary presentation of the hit songs that have kept Diamond’s music in the hearts of his fans for decades.
     “Jack Wright is one of the world’s premier Neil Diamond tribute acts,” Winter said. “His all-new show is a multi-media experience featuring all of Neil's greatest hits.”
     Winter said the show has been described as high-energy rock ‘n roll meets passionate ballads and soaring anthems.
     “Fascinating stories and song explanations are seamlessly woven through the show, redefining the Neil Diamond tribute experience,” Winter explained.
     Tickets for the production range from $36 to $45 and are available at the Columbia Theatre box office Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or by phone at (985) 543-4371. Patrons may also get tickets online at www.columbiatheatre.org.
     Special $10 Southeastern student tickets are also offered for this production. Students must present their university ID at the box office.
     All Southeastern faculty, retired faculty or university staff with ID may purchase one ticket for “The Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond” and receive one ticket at half price. Both tickets must be purchased in the same transaction and for the same price at the Columbia box office. Contact the box office at 985-543-4371 for more information.




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