DRUMLine Live, the show-stopping new attraction created by the music team behind 20th Century Fox’s hit movie DRUMLine, brings the black marching band tradition to the theatrical stage for the very first time. DRUMLine Live marches onto the Lutcher Theater stage on Wednesday, January 14 and Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 7:30pm.

Featuring a large cast of colorful and flamboyant performers from Americas top Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the production presents the rousing and rhythmic sounds of the great brass past including Earth, Wind, and Fire and Tower of Power side by side with the hottest contemporary hip hop and R&B.

The stirring sound of trumpets, explosive choreography, and incredible feats of athleticism from the “steppers” and dancers, will bring the audience to its feet.  But the heart of the show is unquestionably the talented group of African American percussionists who form the “drumline”. The showdown of rhythm and speed between the “lines” will shock you with its precision and pulsing force. 

A glimpse into an American experience that many have never seen before; this historic tradition is alive with intensity.

This performance is funded in part by the City of Orange, Entergy, H.E.B., and the Texas Commission on the Arts through the Southeast Texas Arts Council. Total Port Arthur Refinery is the corporate sponsor of this performance. 

Tickets for Drumline Live are $45.00, $35.00 and $30.00.  Special Band Student Group prices are $20.00 and $18.00.  To purchase tickets, log on to www.lutcher.org, call 745-5535 (Golden Triangle) or 1-800-828-5535 (Louisiana), or stop by the box office at 707 Main, Orange.