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Cyber Monday Holiday Sale at GSU Center for Performing Arts


On Nov. 26, tickets for holiday favorites including, “The Nutcracker," at Governors State University will be discounted by 20 percent. One-day sale!


Contact: Sharon Morrissey

Governors State University

Phone: (708) 235.2812




University Park, IL—This year, give the gift of memorable experiences by taking advantage of Cyber Monday Sale at Governors State University (GSU) Center for Performing Arts(CPA)  on November 26.

Five stage productions are eligible for 20% off ticket prices online that day only, using the password CYBER. Features include the  timeless holiday favorite “The Nutcracker,” along with “Jesus Christ Superstar,” presented by Southland Area Theatre Ensemble, “Soul Royalty” starring Ferguson-based singer Brian Owens, “Hopera: A Fallen Hero” (a hip hop opera), and “The Ultimate Queen Celebration,” starring Marc Martel, the man behind the voice in the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

This year, the highly-acclaimed Salt Creek Ballet’s classic “Nutcracker,” will feature internationally-recognized guest dancers Maria Mosina, Ballet Mistress, Colorado Ballet and Sterling Baca, Principal Dancer, Pennsylvania Ballet. The Nutcracker performers bring holiday cheer to GSU on Saturday, December 8 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Families will enjoy a ‘Sugar Plum Party’ between the performances at 3 p.m. where they can take pictures with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, enter to win prizes, and more.

The Chicago Sun-Times has called the production “…a solid, professional Nutcracker,” and the Chicago Tribune calls it “a plum performance.” This enchanting holiday tradition features gorgeous sets and costumes and a cast of nearly 100 dancers, including local children and young adults ages 8-17.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $43/$36/$28 for adults, based on seating location; $25 for seniors (65+); and $18 for children (16 and under).


By Phone: 708.235.2222

In Person at the Box Office: 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL Box Office Hours: Monday- Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (open until 6p.m. on Thursdays) and two hours prior to all performances.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484. Conveniently located off of I-57 (Sauk Trail exit), the Center for Performing Arts is easily accessible from all neighboring south suburban communities. Parking is free. For best GPS directions always use the location search term “Governors State University” only.

About Center for Performing Arts

Center for Performing Arts thanks our other generous partners, funders and individual contributors including the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Located at Governors State University, Center for Performing arts provides dynamic entertainment and edutainment experiences for all, serving over 50,000 patrons annually.

About Salt Creek Ballet

Salt Creek Ballet dancers are pre-professionals drawn from the best Chicago-area talent. Internationally-known guest artists, choreographers, and designers regularly work with SCB to provide dancers and audiences alike with a level of performance usually associated with top professional companies. Repertory includes traditional classical works plus original classical and contemporary works by both resident and guest choreographers. The School of Salt Creek Ballet offers students unmatched excellence at all ability, interest, and age levels, from pre-ballet classes through the Vaganova Curriculum of dance education, to teen/adult classes.