The Zeiterion Theatre and Libraries: Partners in the Artson October 15th, 2012 at 10:32 am
The Zeiterion Theatre (The Z) announces a new discounted ticket program for all patrons of south coast area libraries. Anyone with a SAILS Library Network card may present the card at The Z’s box office to receive a $3 discount on each ticket. Some exceptions apply. From time to time special additional discounts will be offered to SAILS members and will be announced by press release. For a full list of performances, visit www.zeiterion.org.
There is a limit of two tickets per card holder and the patron must purchase the ticket at the box office located at 684 Purchase St., New Bedford. Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 508-994-2900. Phone order tickets will be held at the box office and released to the patron with the presentation of their SAILS card. Tickets will not be available at the local libraries.
To kick off the partnership The Z is offering a $5 discount to SAILS members to the following upcoming shows:
PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 8PM
DOUG VARONE & DANCERS
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 8PM
COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8PM
In addition, “Library Nights” will be held at The Z on Thursday, November 15th at 7pm when Women, Words & Power: An Evening with Marge Piercy is performed, Friday, October 19 at 8pm when Pride and Prejudice is performed and on February 28th at 7:30pm when The Secret Life of Bees will be performed. Seating is limited. Contact the box office for tickets.
“Library Nights” at The Z represent an exciting collaboration between cultural institutions, said Mattapoisett Library Director Susan Pizzolato. “At our library we have books and related materials on display right now to support the performances. On Thursday, October 18 at 6:30pm The Z’s Book Group will discuss Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Special guests at the discussion will include the production’s director and cast members. The discussion is free and open to the public. We are thrilled to help promote the terrific programming happening at The Z.”
Katherine Knowles, CEO of The Z, said “The Z is thrilled to partner with the Libraries. Together, we strengthen the role of cultural organizations. Together we inspire, educate and entertain diverse members of our communities thereby creating healthy and vibrant communities.”
The SAILS Library Network includes over 70 libraries from Wareham to Seekonk and Brockton, and every town in between, including New Bedford and Fall River. The Zeiterion’s ticket discount program adds to the museum pass program already offered by libraries. Library cards are free to all with proper identification at all Massachusetts libraries.
Stop by your local library for a Zeiterion schedule of events or visit the Z’s website at www.zeiterion.org.