A crowd of more than 700 attended the Topeka PAC’s first event since mid-March. (Courtesy Topeka Performing Arts Center) Topeka Performing Arts Center welcomes back audience When students at the Radiant Dance Studio took the stage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center on July 2, it was an occasion worthy of a victory dance. The gathering in Kansas’ capital was among the few ticketed live events that have taken place in an indoor venue since the arrival of COVID-19 shut down arenas, theaters and clubs around the world. Larry Gawronski, the PAC’s executive director, stood before the audience full of dancers’ families and friends, “and I said, ‘You will be happy to know that you are our first live audience since March 12, so give yourselves a hand, because live entertainment is back,’ and they were just like, “Woo-hoo!” The dance recital, postponed from the spring, sold 765 tickets and… Continue Reading Dance Recital Leaves Them Cheering

To access this content you must be a subscriber and logged in with your subscriber credentials here. To subscribe to VenuesNow, click here for more information or here for combo subscriptions including sister-publication Pollstar.