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IGNITE! featuring Steve Dorff

WaterTower Theatre

WaterTower Theatre is thrilled to announce IGNITE!, an exclusive evening with Grammy and Emmy nominee Steve Dorff, on Friday, August 23, 2019. This one-night-only special event includes a performance by Dorff, with special appearances by some of DFW’s favorite musical talents, featuring classic songs written by Dorff and made famous by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston, The Carpenters, George Strait, and many more.

Tickets for this incredible evening are limited and available now in two levels:

  • General Tickets are $150 each and include the performance with Steve Dorff & friends, as well as a post-show wine and dessert reception. These tickets are available for purchase online here.
  • VIP Tickets are $500 each and include a meet & greet with Steve Dorff, book signing, pre-show cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres, the performance with Steve Dorff & friends, and a post-show wine and dessert reception. To purchase VIP tickets, please call the box office at 972.450.6232.

Pre-show festivities for IGNITE! VIPs begin at 7:00 p.m. The performance is at 8:00 p.m. on the Terry Martin Main Stage, with the post-show reception immediately following. Ticketholders will be provided with more details after purchase.

Interested patrons are encouraged to buy tickets early, as the performance is expected to sell out. Proceeds from this event, in conjunction with the ongoing Ignite the Mission campaign, benefit WaterTower Theatre's artistic and education programs.

About Steve Dorff

One of the most successful songwriters and composers of the last 25 years, Steve Dorff has penned over 20 Top 10 hits for pop and country artists around the world, including Barbra StreisandCeline DionBlake SheltonSmokey RobinsonKenny RogersRay CharlesAnne MurrayWhitney HoustonGeorge StraitDolly PartonJudy CollinsCherDusty SpringfieldRingo Starr, and Garth Brooks. He has scored for television shows, including Growing PainsMajor DadMurder She WroteReba, and several films, including Any Which Way but Loose for which he penned the titular song. More recently, he has embarked into musical theatre (with musicals Josephine and Pure Country). In his new book, I Wrote That One, Too: A Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney, Dorff chronicles his four decades behind the music, offering anecdotes, advice, and insights into his journey. Steve Dorff was inducted into the prestigious Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in NYC in 2018.

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  • $150-$500

15650 Addison Road · Addison, TX 75001

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