For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
dgilleran@georgian.edu

Georgian Court Sponsors Trip to Award-Winning In the Heights

Broadway’s Latest Hit Earned Four Tony Awards in June

Lakewood, N.J., Aug. 29, 2008—Join Georgian Court University for a trip to see the 2008 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, In the Heights, on Sunday, September 28, at 2:00 p.m. You can leave the transportation details to GCU, as round-trip bus transportation is included to the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City from either the GCU campus in Lakewood or the Garden State Parkway Cheesequake rest area.

Tickets are $140 per person, which includes orchestra seating, round-trip transportation, and snacks. The bus leaves GCU’s Seventh Street Gate at 10:00 a.m. and the GSP Cheesequake rest area between 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. Lunch is on your own in the city. For further information and tickets, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or specialevents@georgian.edu.

About In the Heights
In the Heights is a new musical about three days in the life of Washington Heights, a vibrant and tight-knit community at the top of the island of Manhattan. It’s a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.

With an amazing cast, incredible dancing, and a gripping tale of hope and self-discovery, In the Heights is Broadway’s hottest hit, with four 2008 Tony Awards! The New York Times calls it “a musical about chasing your dreams and finding your true home, with enough energy to light up the George Washington Bridge. A SINGULAR NEW SENSATION!”

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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