NEW YORK, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Citi will join forces today to bring travelers a "nice" treat at Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) with special performances from the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It."
Cast members from "Nice Work If You Can Get It" will perform a selection of hits inside the secure area at Terminal 8 as part of the new performance series from American Airlines and Citi. The kickoff event will feature two free performances at the JFK terminal at 3 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. featuring "Nice Work If You Can Get It" stars Stephanie Martignetti and Joey Sorge. They will perform 'Nice Work If You Can Get It,' 'Someone to Watch Over Me,' 'S Wonderful,' and 'Let's Call The Whole Thing Off.'
"Customers have been surprised and delighted to see these performances as they travel through JFK," said Joann Camuti, American's Director – Sales Promotions and Community Relations for New York. "We've partnered with Citi to expand our current Broadway performances throughout the year to bring in even more diverse talent."
Set in the 1920s, "Nice Work If You Can Get It" tells the story of playboys, politicians, bootleggers and chorus girls, all running loose in a glorious Long Island mansion in the rip-roaring 1920s. Tickets for "Nice Work If You Can Get It" can be purchased at www.niceworkonbroadway.com or www.Telecharge.com, by calling 1-800-432-7250, or in person at the Imperial Theatre Box Office at 249 West 45th Street. The performance schedule is Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m.
"Our customers are in for a treat as they travel through Terminal 8 on Friday," said Mike McKanna, American's General Manager – JFK Airport. "We're so proud of this facility and of our plans to bring even more entertainment to our guests through our concert series with Citi."
American Airlines Terminal 8 at JFK Airport combines the latest technology enhancements to offer a world-class facility for today's travelers. The spacious $1.3 billion Terminal 8 – which covers 1.5 million square feet – is the largest single-airline terminal at JFK. It offers two Admirals Club lounges and a Flagship Lounge, in addition to 53,000 square feet of retail space offering duty-free shopping and world-renowned brands.
American Airlines has served the New York market for more than 80 years and is the Official Airline of more than 30 theaters in New York City. With a keen understanding of the needs of New York customers, the airline offers a global route network augmented by its oneworld® alliance membership and joint business partnerships; and the AAdvantage® loyalty program, the world's first frequent flyer program. For travel tips and more information on visiting New York, please visit www.AA.com/NYC.
About American Airlines
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Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
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