Free tickets to the Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebration concert will be distributed online beginning Tuesday morning.
The O.C. Tanner Gift of Music event is scheduled for Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. in the Conference Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It will feature performances by the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, the Utah Symphony and Broadway and TV stars Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty.
Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Tuesday at 9 a.m. at ChurchofJesusChrist.org/events. The website requires patrons to register and create an online profile before requesting tickets.
Tickets are free but are required for admittance. Admission is open to anyone age 8 or older.
Mitchell has been nominated for Tony Awards four times; he won as best actor in a musical in 2000 for a revival of “Kiss Me Kate.” His Broadway credits include “Jelly's Last Jam,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” “Ragtime” and “Man of La Mancha.” His television credits include “Roots: The Next Generation,” “Trapper John, M.D.,” “Mr. Robot” and the sitcom “Fam,” currently airing on CBS.
Hilty’s Broadway credits include “Wicked,” “9 to 5,” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Noises Off.” On television, she has starred in “Smash” and “Sean Saves the World.”