“My Favorite One” from the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus December 2015 JINGLE concert.

This holiday season will be even brighter for many San Diego kids and families thanks to the San Diego Padres’ sponsorship of the popular holiday show Jingle to be presented by the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus at the Balboa Theatre on Dec. 10 and 11, 2016.

The partnership includes significant community outreach targeting San Diego County LGBT youth, local students, military, first responders and their families and organizations supporting and providing services to the LGBT community.

“Jingle is a festive and entertaining holiday tradition in our community,” said Padres President and CEO Mike Dee. “The Padres are proud to support the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus and to provide the opportunity for many San Diegans to experience this special show for the first time.”

“We are very proud to partner with the San Diego Padres,” said Bob Lehman, Executive –
Director. “Not only are they supporting the LGBT performing arts, but with their help, many LGBT youth and families in difficult circumstances will get to come out and join us for a really fun and festive holiday show.”

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Jingle tickets are now available at SDGMC.org or by calling the Balboa Theatre at (619) 570-1100. Tickets start at $23 and range to $70 for preferred seating for shows on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. For an additional $35, ticket buyers may enjoy early entry to attend the Director’s Prelude reception and hear first-hand from acclaimed Artistic Director RC Haus about the upcoming show. Guests will receive complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a beverage.

A $4 discount is available for seniors, students, active-duty military and groups of 10 or more. Customers may save ticket fees by purchasing in person at San Diego Theatres Ticketing Services at Third Avenue and B Street at the Civic Theatre concourse weekdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Balboa Theatre is located at 868 Fourth Avenue adjacent to the Horton Plaza shopping center in downtown San Diego with Horton Plaza parking validation for $10 available in the theatre lobby.

About the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
Under the artistic direction of RC Haus, the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus recently celebrated its 30th anniversary of changing lives one voice at a time. With more than 200 members, it is one of the largest gay choruses in the world and has sung at locations including the White House and the Super Bowl. The group’s official mission is to create a positive musical experience through exciting performances that engage audiences, build community support and provide a dynamic force for social change.

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