UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will present musical icon Liza Minnelli Saturday, Sept. 25 to kick off the center’s new “Alys Stephens Center Presents” 2010-11 season.

 February 23, 2010

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB's Alys Stephens Center will present musical icon Liza Minnelli Saturday, Sept. 25 to kick off the center's new "Alys Stephens Center Presents" 2010-11 season.

This performance will be the first for Minnelli in Birmingham in 20 years. The city is one of just 11 stops to be included in her 12-show tour. 

The Alys Stephens Center's full season of new performances will be announced on Monday, May 3, when current subscribers will have the first chance to renew their season packages and purchase single tickets. New season packages can be purchased beginning Monday, June 7. Single tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 9. For details or for more information, call the Alys Stephens Center Box Office at 205-975-2787 or visit the center online at

Legendary American singer and actress Minnelli has won three Tony awards, an Oscar, an Emmy Award, two Golden Globe awards and a Grammy Legend Award for her contributions and influence in the recording field. Minnelli is one of only 12 people ever to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award. Minnelli gained international stardom with her 1971 appearance as Sally Bowles in the film version of the Broadway musical "Cabaret." The first person to ever grace the covers of Time and Newsweek magazines simultaneously, Minnelli is highly regarded as one of the most versatile and best-selling entertainers in show business history. Her latest project was a return to Broadway with the show "Liza's at The Palace...!" which garnered excellent reviews.

About UAB's Alys Stephens Center

UAB's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center is one of the Southeast's premier performing arts centers, hosting the best in international, national and local performance. Home to the UAB departments of Theatre and Music and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the ASC also presents its own season, bringing the world's best music, dance, theater, comedy and family entertainment to Alabama.