New shows added to Miller Auditorium's 2017-18 lineup

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Photo of Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly in Chicago.

Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly in "Chicago."

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium added new shows to its 2017-18 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight lineup, which already includes performances of "STOMP," "Chicago," "Black Violin" and more.

Two additions include "Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel" and the Grand Rapids Ballet's "Alice in Wonderland," each for one night only.

As in seasons past, additional shows will be added during the season and notifications will be sent through Miller's e-club:

2017-18 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series

  • "Dixie’s Tupperware Party," 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23
  • "Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel," starring Lee Lessack and JohnnyRodgers, 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17
  • Trevor Noah, 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18
  • "Canadian Brass Christmas," 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25
  • "Brain Candy Live!" 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8
  • "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!" 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20.
  • "STOMP," 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23
  • "Chicago," 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28
  • Grand Rapids Ballet's "Alice in Wonderland," 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 9
  • "Black Violin," 8 p.m., Friday, May 4
  • Jeanne Robertson, 8 p.m., Saturday, May 5

Broadway season subscriptions

Zhang Financial Broadway season subscriptions are available now and are the best way to receive discounted tickets and priority seating. Subscribers can see all four Broadway shows—"Kinky Boots," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Sound of Music" and Disney’s "The Lion King"— for as low as $37.25 each and only pay $37.25 per month using a four-month payment plan option. Subscriptions are available at

Friends of Miller

Another way to gain early access and priority seating is to become a Friends of Miller member. With donation levels starting as low as $25, members can purchase priority discounted tickets to any of our Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight events and, depending on donation level, be the first in line for tickets to any of our Broadway shows before they go on sale to the general public. Members will also be notified when a new show is added to the season and have the ability to purchase tickets first, ensuring you get the best seats in the house.

Single ticket sales

Single ticket on-sale dates will be announced later this summer. Group tickets are available now for all performances by calling (269) 387-2312. Most shows have discounts available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, or to view a season calendar, visit or call the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300.

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