Boston, MA – Citi Performing Arts Center announced today that late night host Jimmy Kimmel and Boston’s own sports maven Bill Simmons will unite for “An Evening of Conversation, Laughter and Romance” at the Citi Shubert Theatre on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00PM. Tickets go on sale to college students Friday, July 8, at 8:00AM and to the general public at 10:00AM.
The evening is a benefit for the Scholars at Risk Program at Harvard. For nearly fifteen years, this program has provided sanctuary to dozens of at-risk and persecuted scholars, artists, researchers, and writers from around the world. Risk may be a result of one’s work but may also be a consequence of ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or political opinion. By supplying year-long academic appointments, and by seeing fellows through next steps in their lives and careers, Harvard SAR helps scholars and creative artists escape dangerous conditions so that they may continue their work and live in safety. Harvard SAR fellows contribute to host departments through lectures, readings, sharing of research, teaching, and interactions with faculty, staff, and students.
Tickets go on sale to college students Friday, July 8, at 8:00AM and to the general public at 10:00AM. Student tickets are only available at the Citi Center Box Office and presentation of a valid student ID is required. For up to date information and to purchase tickets, go to citicenter.org, call (866) 348-9738, or visit the Citi Center Box Office.
WHAT: Jimmy Kimmel vs. Bill Simmons: An Evening of Conversation, Laughter and Romance
WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ 8:00PM
WHERE: Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre
TICKETS ON SALE: Friday, July 8, 2016 at 8:00AM (students), 10:00AM (general public)
TICKETS: $45.00 - $250.00 general admission, $24.00 students (Ticket prices inclusive of $4.00 facility fee)
Tickets are available at the Citi Performing Arts Center Box Office, Citicenter.org, or by phone at 866.348.9738.
About Citi Performing Arts Center:
Citi Performing Arts Center, which includes the Wang and Shubert Theatres, is one of the nation’s foremost nonprofit performing arts institutions. As New England’s largest cultural venue, it honors all aspects of the performing arts offering theatre, opera, classical and popular music, comedy, dance, and Broadway musicals. Its education/public programming initiatives present the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek Boston. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Boston’s historic Theatre District, Citi Performing Arts Center offers a diverse mix of educational workshops and community activities; collaborates with artists and local performing arts organizations; and, acts as a champion for the arts in the Greater Boston community by aggressively helping to make the arts an integral part of the community’s collective, daily experience.
PRESS RELEASE Release Date: July 7, 2016
Contacts: Michelle Chapman | Citi Performing Arts Center (617) 532.1210 | Mchapman@citicenter.org