November 4, 2019
CONTACT: Manda Costoulas
MARIETTA - The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre will present Veteran’s Day Salute on November 9, 2019 at 3:00pm at The Strand.
This Veterans Day weekend, the Big Chicken Chorus, the Marietta Daily Journal, and The Strand come together to present a program celebrating and honoring the members of our armed forces.
The program will feature a patriotic concert by the Marietta chapter of the national Barbershop Harmony Society the Big Chicken Chorus. The Marietta Daily Journal will present a documentary film "Memories of War" featuring interviews with local World War II veterans giving their invaluable testimony of the war and their place in it, as well as a post-show Q&A talkback with WWII veterans about their experiences before, during, and after the war.
Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase a VIP experience which includes VIP seating for the Veterans Day Salute program, a DVD copy of the "Memories of War" documentary, and a 4t floor reception prior to the program at 2:00pm.
All active duty military and veterans get in free to the Veterans Day Salute program. Tickets to the program are $10 for the general public. For VIP tickets, which grants access to the pre-show reception, a copy of the documentary, and VIP seating, the price is $25. VIP tickets for active duty military and veterans is $15.
Join a half hour before showtime for a live organ pre-show of patriotic music performed by house organist Ron Carter on the Mighty Allen Theatre Organ.
ABOUT THE STRAND: The historic Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre is a multi-use performing arts and events facility. The theatre is governed by the Friends of The Strand, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and depends on the financial support of private and corporate donors. It is The Strand’s mission to serve the community with cultural entertainment for a diverse audience and to promote economic health in the City of Marietta and Cobb County. For more information and tickets, visit www.earlsmithstrand.org or the box office at 770-293-0080 or 117 North Park Square, Marietta, 30060.
BOX OFFICE HOURS: Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Saturdays 9:00 AM to 12:00 pm; two hours before showtime.