The USO Battleship Revue

Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company present a WWII-era song and dance show on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin sponsored by the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia.

June 5 through July 6

NORFOLK, VA - Back for its second year this summer is Swingtime Salute – The USO Battleship Revue, presented by Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company in partnership with USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. This year’s 1940s style show will once again feature a live swing band, plus many of last year’s professional cast, including the lovely Bronowski Sisters and Lorelei Leigh, offer matinee performances, and feature even more singing and dancing from the Big Band era. Dashing sailors and dishy dames will expertly belt out the era's popular tunes from the Andrews Sisters, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, George and Ira Gershwin, Cab Calloway and more.

 Swingtime Salute will run from June 5 through July 6 at 8 p.m.Wednesday through Saturday, with four special 2 p.m. indoor matinees in the Nauticus Theater on June 26 & 29 and July 3 & 6. General admission tickets are $30 on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and $40 on Fridays and Saturdays; children aged 4-12 are $20 every night. Nauticus and VSC season members, retired military and AAA members receive an advance sale discount. Due to the USO’s support, all active duty military get in free. All seating is general admission. A VIP ticket is available for an additional $10 per person and includes preferred seating and a commemorative souvenir.

 For tickets, please call the VSC Box Office at (757) 627-1234, Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or visit www.vastage.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person either at Virginia Stage Company’s box office on the day or night of the show at 110   Tazewell Street, or at Nauticus on show nights after 5 p.m. at One Waterside   Drive.  For group discounts and reservations contact Janelle Burchfield at (757) 627-6988 ext. 358 or jburchfield@vastage.com.

 

For more information, visit www.nauticus.org or http://vastage.com/