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Nazareth College Arts Center to present dazzling international sensation, The Bollywood Musical Revue, February 12

Published January 04, 2017

TheNazareth College Arts Center is proud to present Taj Express’s The Bollywood Musical Revue on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Callahan Theater. The troupe features award-winning talent from Mumbai in 2,000 colorful costumes on a lavish Bollywood set.

Visit naz.edu/arts-center/newsroom/ for photos. The troupe is available for advance phone interviews.

THE PERFORMANCE

Taj Express’s The Bollywood Musical Revue—an internationally acclaimed musical based out of Mumbai, India that is now in the midst of a 50-city North American tour—explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, and captures the vibrant, expressive spirit of the movies that have entertained for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, the dazzling production takes audiences on a live, cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society—complete with a romantic, Bollywood love story. The Bollywood Musical Revue is a high-energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions, all featuring shimmering, colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.

The Bollywood Musical Revue is produced by one of India's leading entertainment families, the Merchants. The show is produced and directed by Shruti Merchant, one of the country’s top Bollywood choreographers and a judge on India's dance reality show Dance India Dance. Alongside Shruti is director of choreography, Vaibhavi Merchant, who has worked in more than 75 Bollywood films and received numerous awards for her choreography, including the prestigious National Award for Choreography, IIFA, and the American Choreography Award.

TICKETS

Single tickets to Taj Express’ The Bollywood Musical Revue are $35-$50. For tickets call – or visit – the Box Office: 585-389-2170 or order online: naz.edu/arts-center.

The Nazareth College Arts Center Box Office is located on campus at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14618. Regular box office hours are Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm and 11am until curtain time on performance days.

SPONSORS

The Nazareth College Arts Center is a non-profit institution whose series sponsors are The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation and M&T Bank. The performance of Taj Express’s The Bollywood Musical Revue is sponsored by Dr. Dawn Lipson.

THE NAZARETH COLLEGE ARTS CENTER

Since 1967, the NAZARETH COLLEGE ARTS CENTER has served as a venue and educational resource for students, educators, artists, and audiences of all ages to create, study, and experience the visual and performing arts. The Arts Center’s subscription series and K-12 school performance series provide area residents of all ages with opportunities to experience world-class dance, multi-cultural entertainment, family programming, music, theatre, and special events. The Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre and Dance present exceptional productions, recitals, and exhibitions, which are open to the public, while preparing students for successful careers in arts-related fields.

The Nazareth College Arts Center is the performance home of the Rochester City Ballet and world-renowned Garth Fagan Dance; and is home to the Bach Children’s Chorus.

For More Information

Mare Millow | Marketing & Publicity Manager | Nazareth College Arts Center | mmillow7@naz.edu | 585-389-2093

Nazareth College's academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y. challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life's work.