Tickets for AUCS Wizard of Oz performance go on sale Monday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony will present “The Wizard of Oz” on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. and April 26 at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.

The performance will feature the original music of Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart. The classic compositions will be performed live by the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, directed by Christopher Stanichar, with the re-mastered film projected on the big screen alongside the AUCS performance.

“This extraordinary event is something the entire community will not want to miss,” said NSU School of Fine Arts Dean Kenneth Boulton, “It will create memories for a lifetime and bring the centennial season of the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony to a brilliant conclusion!”

Tickets will range from $15-40 with sales beginning at noon on Mar. 2. Tickets are available online here or at the JFAC Box Office.

Box office hours are noon-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; phone number is 605-626-2900, email The box office opens two hours before show time on performance nights.

For more information about the AUCS or tickets for orchestra concerts, contact the NSU Fine Arts Office at 605-626-2497 or visit Aberdeen Symphony online.