Save the date: Bob Newhart in Syracuse

Having successfully presented three legendary music theater greats, first with Carol Channing in 2006, followed by the late Robert Goulet in 2007, and then Chita Rivera in 2008, the 4th annual benefit Loretto Legends Concert Series will change things and lighten up a bit this year when it presents an evening with the loveable comedy icon and film and television star, Bob Newhart, on Thursday, September 17, 2009, at 7:30 PM in the Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater of the Mulroy Civic Center in downtown Syracuse.

Tickets to the Loretto Legends Concert Series benefit presentation of An Evening with Bob Newhart go on sale Wednesday, July 1st and are:

$150 each for Patron seating (includes a private reception immediately following the performance)

$40 each for reserved Orchestra, Mezzanine or Balcony tickets ($35 each for seniors age 65 or better)

Group tickets are available for groups of 10 or more at $25 per ticket.

All tickets subject to availability.

Proceeds from the 4th annual Loretto Legends Concert Series presentation of An Evening with Bob Newhart benefit the Loretto Foundation, which advocates for our elders and raises funds in support of Loretto's mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults in Central New York.

Beginning Wednesday, July 1st, ticket reservations are available through the Loretto Foundation by calling (315) 446-5538, ext. 3039, or tickets may be purchased online at www.LorettoEvents.org. Presenting Sponsors for this performance of An Evening with Bob Newhart to benefit the Loretto family of care are Omnicare and AdvancedMeal.

Bob Newhart's Golden Globe and Grammy award-winning career has spanned two successful television shows (The Bob Newhart Show airing for six seasons from 1972 to 1978 and Newhart for eight seasons from 1982-1990, both on CBS), 14 feature films including Major Major in Catch-22 and Papa Elf in Elf, sold millions of comedy albums worldwide and still performs to sell-out crowds all over the country. At Loretto's benefit presentation of An Evening with Bob Newhart, the audience will hear such classic Newhart comedy standards as The Driving Instructor, Sir Walter Raleigh and The Submarine Commander as he performs live on the Syracuse Civic Center's Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater stage.

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