Swingtime Salute–The USO Battleship Revue this weekend

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on June 5, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 5 at 1:15 PM

NORFOLK-Swingtime Salute – The USO Battleship Revue is back for its second year.  

Presented by Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company in partnership with USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. the 1940s-style show features a live swing band, plus many of last year’s professional cast, including the Bronowski Sisters and Lorelei Leigh.

Dashing sailors and dishy dames will expertly belt out the era's popular tunes from the Andrews Sisters, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, George and Ira Gershwin, Cab Calloway and more.

Swingtime Salute will run from June 5 through July 6 at 8 p.m.Wednesday through Saturday, with four special 2 p.m. indoor matinees in the Nauticus Theater on June 26 & 29 and July 3 & 6.

General admission tickets are $30 on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and $40 on Fridays and Saturdays; children aged 4-12 are $20 every night. Nauticus and VSC season members, retired military and AAA members receive an advance sale discount. Due to the USO’s support, all active duty military get in free.

All seating is general admission. A VIP ticket is available for an additional $10 per person and includes preferred seating and a commemorative souvenir.

For tickets, call the VSC Box Office at 757-627-1234, Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or go to the The Virginia Stage Company Website.

 

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