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The Russian Ballet returns to SSU

Published 9:50am Monday, April 4, 2011

The Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association and Shawnee State University are offering a special evening of music and dance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 in the Main Theatre of SSU’s Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.

Following the intermission, the evening is capped with the company’s presentation of “Romeo and Juliet” with music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and story based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Great seats are still available at the McKinley Box Office at the Vern Riffe Center on the campus of Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, at (740) 351-3600 or from any Ticketmaster outlet or its Website at The Charles Varney Fine Arts Series is sponsored in part by Scioto Foundation with support from OSCO.

The McKinley Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (740) 351-3600 or e-mail at For more information, visit the SOPAA Web site at

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