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Duncan Sheik to perform in concert at The Old Globe

(SAN DIEGO) Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto yesterday announced that Tony and Grammy Award winner Duncan Sheik will perform in concert with members of his touring band at the Globe prior to the World Premiere of his new musical, Whisper House, on Jan. 11 at 8:00 p.m. Sheik has toured extensively this year and will perform songs from Whisper House and his other acclaimed albums. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Globe’s education activities. Tickets to Duncan Sheik in Concert are currently available by subscription only. Single tickets will go on sale on Dec. 11 at 10:00 a.m.

Duncan Sheik initially found success as a singer, most notably for his 1996 debut single, “Barely Breathing,” which spent 55 weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100. He has since expanded his work to include compositions for motion pictures and the Broadway stage. Sheik won two Tony Awards, as composer and arranger, for the Broadway production of Spring Awakening. Written with lyricist Steven Sater, Spring Awakening also received the Tony Award for Best Musical. Sheik is currently developing two new musical theater projects.

Tickets to Duncan Sheik in Concert are currently available to Old Globe subscribers only. Single tickets go on sale Dec. 11 at 12:00 p.m. and can be purchased online, by phone at 619.23.GLOBE or by visiting the box office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Ticket prices for the Jan. 21 8:00 p.m. concert range are $25, $45 and $75. $75 seats include a post-show meet and greet reception with Duncan Sheik in Hattox Hall. Concert and Whisper House packages are also available for $55, $75 and $105. The $105 package also includes the post-show meet and greet reception with Duncan Sheik.

Whisper House will run in the Old Globe Theatre Jan. 13 – Feb. 21. Previews run from Jan. 13 – Jan. 20. Opening night is Jan. 21 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Whisper House are currently available by subscription only. Single tickets go on sale Dec. 6 at 10:00 a.m.

The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. There are several free parking lots available throughout the park. Valet parking is also available ($10).