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Denver Business Journal Article on Arvada Center

Posted by lgirard on October 15th 2009 to Center News

Friday, September 18, 2009

Arvada Center’s audience-pleasing shows pay off

Denver Business Journal – by Bob Mook

Even in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities discovered that audiences will gladly pay $50 a ticket or more for a really good show.

The nonprofit center, which long has enjoyed a reputation for high-quality productions, recently started its 2009-10 theater season with an ambitious production of “Miss Saigon.” The popular musical comes on the heels of the center’s most successful season ever.

Last year, the center generated a record $3.1 million in ticket sales — a 55 percent increase over the previous season. <<< READ ENTIRE ARTICLE >>>

VIDEO: Click here for Greg Moody’s report on this story on CBS4.

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