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- $7 for one ticket to Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band (up to $14 value)
- When: Friday, May 24, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Akron Civic Theatre
- Seating: General admission to the rear orchestra
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band salutes the King of Pop with an extravagant showcase that spans four decades of his record-breaking career. The seven-piece collective has charmed the globe with its meticulous mimicry, keeping the eternal flame of Michael Jackson burning while giving old and new fans room to dance. With glitzy jackets, the signature glove, and synchronized choreography, Who’s Bad delivers a set stacked high with hits ranging from MJ’s wunderkind days in The Jackson 5 to his hyperbaric epilogue. With muscular horns, tectonic grooves, and ghost-tickling execution, the show gets audiences as close as they can to the legendary juggernaut without having to hang out with Macaulay Culkin.<p>
Who’s Bad – “Smooth Criminal”
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E.J. Thomas Hall
Since 1973, The University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall has been the center of Akron's performing arts scene. The three-level facility, which occupies three acres of The University of Akron campus, boasts a massive, 44-ton movable ceiling that can shift to enclose the first or second levels. The position of the ceiling has a dramatic effect on the hall's volume and acoustics, so it is controlled by a computer precisely managing 27 counterweights. The hall's ability to transform from an intimate one-level performance space to a vast three-level concert hall allows it to host performances of a variety of sizes and styles by university students and faculty as well as the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Tuesday Musical Association, the Children’s Concert Society, and the Akron Youth Symphony.