The University of Rhode Island Student Entertainment Committee (SEC), URI Alumni & Family Weekend Committee and Spectra by Comcast Spectacor are pleased to present An Evening with Whoopi Goldberg as part of URI Alumni & Family Weekend 2017 at the Ryan Center on Saturday, October 21st. Tickets are set to go on sale for the general public on Wednesday, June 21st at 10 AM.
Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy and a Tony. She is also a prolific producer and is well-known around the world for her many humanitarian endeavors. Born and raised in New York City, she performed in San Diego and the Bay Area with the Blake Street Hawkeyes theatre troupe. It was there that she created the characters which became “The Spook Show” and evolved into her hit Broadway show, Grammy Award-winning album and the HBO special that helped launch her career.
Tickets to see Whoopi Goldberg at the Ryan Center start at $40 for the General Public, $30 for URI Families & Faculty/Staff and $20 for URI Students with a student ID. Tickets are available June 21st online at www.theryancenter.com, charge by phone at 1.855.387.4849, or at the Ryan Center Box Office.