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E.J. Thomas Hall's Big Three to Host Season Preview Party

Feature by Mark Horning

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Joshua Bell performed last year at E.J. Thomas Hall
Photo by Mark Horning
For fans of the many varied performance opportunities housed at E.J. Thomas Hall, it is a time to rejoice. On September 1, 2016, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday Musical Association, The Akron Symphony, and Broadway in Akron will be hosting a free Season Preview Party. The get together will feature refreshments as well as special offers for that-night-only subscription packages, information on the upcoming 2016 season, and a special announcement about the E.J. ticket office.

"Once again, we're happy to open the doors at E.J. Thomas Hall to provide our audiences with a behind-the-scenes look,” says Paul Jarrett, executive director of the Akron Symphony. "We're excited to share details about our unprecedented collaborations and to offer the evening's guests the opportunity to take advantage of special subscription offers."

"This party is a fun opportunity to celebrate the continued vitality of E.J. Thomas Hall as our region's flagship performance venue,” explains Jarrod Hartzler, executive director of Tuesday Musical. "Plus, we have exciting news to share that will make ticket buying easier for our audience members."

Free parking will also be provided in the surface lot located across from E.J. Thomas Hall as well as in the E.J. Thomas Hall parking deck area. Guests for the Season Preview Party are encouraged to enter the Hall through the ticket office lobby located off the parking deck area or through the blue stage door located at the corner of Buchtel Avenue and Hill Street. E.J. Thomas Hall is located at 198 Hill Street on the University of Akron campus.

For more information, you can reach Tuesday Musical Association at (330) 761-3460 or The Akron Symphony at (330) 535-8131. For more information on E.J. Thomas Hall, visit

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