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The Big Deal: ‘The Champion’ At Bishop Arts Theatre Center

by Gila Espinoza 3 Oct 2018 2:01 AM

This Big Deal is sure to cast a spell on you. Bishop Arts Theatre Center invites you to experience the woman behind the music – Nina Simone. “The Champion,” by New York-based playwright Amy Evans, will run October 11-28 at the Bishop Arts Theatre Center. Inspired by untold, true events in the life of music legend Nina Simone, the story is set in 1962 North Carolina where she and her band are held up by a snowstorm in a greasy spoon. As tempers flare and secrets surface, it seems the waitress at this small-town diner will soon be the only witness to a historic meltdown. Suddenly, the door swings open, and the famous outsiders discover they’re truly in unfriendly territory. “The Champion” is an intimate portrayal of a cultural icon in the turbulent era during which she rose to fame. Enter and win this Big Deal and receive a pair of tickets to see October 14, 3 p.m. performance.

Be sure to take the time now to check out our other Big Deals. Win tickets to see Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games at The Majestic Theatre or a VIP experience package to the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Please note: Only Art&Seek newsletter subscribers are eligible for the Big Deal. If you’re not yet receiving our weekly emails then you’re missing out! You’ll want to take care of that first here before you sign up below. Winners will be selected by random drawing on Friday and will be notified by email. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours after notification, or cannot make the specified performance date, or declines the prize, another winner will be randomly chosen.

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks for playing.