Mount Holyoke College's presents the 13th annual Big Broadcast! This presentation of an original live 1940s radio broadcast is created and directed by Mark Gionfriddo (“Matt Morgan”) and features WWLP-22 News meteorologist Brian Lapis as emcee “Fred Kelley". Under Gionfriddo’s direction, the Mount Holyoke College Big Band, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz ensembles perform well-known tunes from the swing era, including music by the Andrews Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and others.
Seating is general admission.
- $25 premium front and center seating
- $20 regular seating
- $10 seniors in advance
- $15 seniors at door
- $10 students
Tickets are available at:
- the UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center box office;
- the Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, South Hadley
- at the door (subject to availability)
Phone orders: 413-545-2511 or 1-800-999-UMASS
Online: available through the UMass Fine Arts Center.
Sponsors include Mount Holyoke College, WWLP-22News, CW Springfield, The Republican, MassLive, El Pueblo Latino, and Loomis Communities. The exclusive online sponsor is Mercedes-Benz of Springfield.