Country: United States Of America
The Saroyan Theater isnamed after native Fresnan, novelist William Saroyan the 2,353 seat theatre is home the Fresno Philharmonic and the Fresno Ballet. Thomas Griswold conducted the inaugural concert in this new theatre on October 14, 1966. The theatre has hosted Mikhail Baryshnikov, Arthur Fiedler, George Carlin, Jerry Seinfeld, and Isaac Stern as well as magician David Copperfield, Broadway shows Cats, The Sound of Music, Evita, Chicago, and Riverdance and the Miss California Pageant. In 2011 the Saroyan Theatre wull feature a short run of Wicked the Musical.