DOWNEY - Tickets go on sale Sunday to see "Ticket to Ride", a Beatles tribute show, Nov. 11 at the Downey Theatre.The musical production has been performed in Las Vegas, China, Japan and the Philippines, and is the only Beatles tribute band to play Shea Stadium. "Ticket to Ride has earned a very good reputation worldwide as being one of the best Beatle tribute acts in the business," said Mark W. Curran, the show's managing director. "They capture the fun and excitement of a real Beatles concert, live on stage. We believe they are one of the most talented and in-demand Beatles tribute groups working today." Jeff Toczynski, the cast member who portrays Paul McCartney, called the show "great fun." "It's a two-hour journey through the best of the Beatles, opening with their greatest hits from the 60s through the Sgt. Pepper era with authentic costume changes," he said. "We even do a solo segment on John Lennon. "We are looking forward to a great show in Downey," Toczynski added, in his best British accent, although he is very much American and hails from Simi Valley. Tickets are $39 for adults, $38 for seniors, students and military, and $36 for children 12 and younger. "We're very excited about this show coming to the Downey Civic Theatre," said Amber Vogel, managing director of the theater. "We've heard great things about 'Ticket to Ride' and know it will be a welcome addition to the exciting slate of shows we have planned." Tickets can be purchased online at downeytheatre.com or by calling the box office at (562) 861-8211.
********** Published: May 17, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 05