Broadway virtuoso Ben Vereen in concert!

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Date: Monday, November 28, 2011
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Performing Arts Center presents Ben Vereen in concert on Saturday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m.

“There are few entertainers today as accomplished and versatile as Ben Vereen,” said Lee Dombroski, performing arts center manager. “Mr. Vereen’s legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. He says his first love and passion is and always will be the stage.”

Vereen has appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin,Grind, Jelly’s Last Jam and A Christmas Carol, to name a few, and in numerous film and TV productions. “He remains the consummate actor, singer, and all around entertainer with a legendary career,” Dombroski added.

Tickets are reserved seating and priced at $30 General, $25 Discount and $15 Students/Children. Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. -1 p.m.

For more information and to purchase tickets, call 974-7310 or order online at:

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